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ERCIM Working Group

eMobility

Research Topics

Applications & Services

  • Mobile applications
    • eHealth
    • Medical imaging
    • Adaptive video streaming for mobile devices, multimedia conferencing
    • Traffic, telematics, vehicular communications
    • Grids
    • Mobile learning
    • Animations and 3D graphics
  • Mobile application support
    • Content distribution
    • Coding and content adaptation
  • Ubiquitous and pervasive computing/communications
    • Sensor networks
    • Location-based services
    • Context-aware computing and communications
    • Mobile P2P
    • RFID based services

Middleware & Security

  • Middleware and SW development
    • Runtime adaptation
    • Component based architectures
    • Software for embedded systems
  • Security
    • Trust
    • Authentication

Network Architectures & Technologies

  • Wireless access networks
    • UMTS, WiMAX, WLAN, OFDM, ...
    • Multi-radio, multi-access
    • MAC layers
  • Wireless multi-hop networks
    • Mobile ad-hoc networks
    • Wireless mesh networks
    • Sensor networks
  • Experimentation
    • WiFi and mesh test-beds
    • Sensor networks
    • Wireless city and metropolitan networks
    • Wireless measurements and monitoring
    • Simulation methods and tools

Protocols

  • Mobility issues
    • Mobility management
    • Roaming
    • Handover optimization
    • Always best connected, concurrent access
    • Ambient networks
    • Localization
  • QoS and traffic engineering
    • QoS control
    • Transport protocols
    • Congestion control
    • Resource planning
    • Traffic control
  • Protocol architectures
    • Cross layer protocol design
    • Energy-efficient protocols
    • Opportunistic networking
    • Post-IP network architectures
    • Overlay networks
    • Self-* protocols and systems
    • Autonomic networks