[Nrg-l] Remainder - Thrusday May 1st @ 11am

Jorge Londoño jmlon at cs.bu.edu
Thu May 1 10:47:50 EDT 2008

Quick reminder, in a few minutes...

Jorge Londoño wrote:
> Tomorrow Christine will present some of her own research work.
> This is the abstract the talk:
> Service discovery is one of the crucial components in ubiquitous 
> computing where people and computational devices embedded in the 
> surroundings invisibly interact and share services. Such services are 
> either hardware, like printers, fax machines, or software like files or 
> drivers. In this paper, we focus on the challenges of designing a 
> dependable and efficient service discovery protocol for highly dynamic 
> ad hoc networks. Due to the nature of such networks, service discovery 
> faces various challenges such as the high mobility of the devices, the 
> limited battery power and the nonexistence of an infrastructure. A fully 
> distributed, energy efficient, service discovery protocol is proposed 
> and its performance is evaluated through simulation experiments. Results 
> showed a significant improvement in terms of saving the power capacity 
> of the devices in the network and minimizing the delay and the failure 
> rate of service requests.
> Place and time:
> May 1st, 11am
> Grad lounge - CS Lab
> Hope to see you all tomorrow,
> Jorge
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