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Machine Learning_COVER

Advertising Algorithms Could Be the Solution to Gaining Communication Network Intelligence

Sep 02, 2016
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Communications

Ad optimization algorithms could help identify patterns necessary to cracking complicated communication network topologies—and facilitate national-defense operations.

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GreenNet Promises “Greener” IoT with Energy-Saving Wireless Sensor Nodes

May 09, 2016
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Communications

A proposed network of wireless sensor nodes called GreenNet uses sleep mode and photovoltaic technology to reduce energy footprint, leading to “greener” IoT infrastructure.

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Clearing the Air for 5G Wireless

Mar 15, 2016
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Communications

Two studies indicate femtocells and mmW antennas may not be as problematic in expanding 5G wireless networks as they first seemed.

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Is Energy Efficiency the Key to Wireless Network Security?

Jan 21, 2016
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Communications

Researchers solve an algorithm to find the “secure EE” to ensure wireless networks are highly protected without draining valuable power consumption.

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Graphennas: The Wonder Compound Meets Nano-Scale Wireless Communications

Oct 12, 2015
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Communications

Graphene antennas have promised big improvements for tiny wireless technologies. A new study prepares “graphennas” for actual testing and development.

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Outmaneuvering Eavesdroppers in Next-Gen Wireless: Two-Hops and a Skip Away?

Jul 14, 2015
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Communications

Buffer-aided relays could protect not only against spotty channels, but also against eavesdroppers in wireless networks. A team of researchers at University of California-Irvine explains why.