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IEEE Distinguished Lecturer – Prof. Ben Othman

May 30, 2016 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Stochastic Tools Used To Improve and/or to Evaluate MAC Layer in WIMAX Networks


Wireless and mobile networks have many advantages as easy deployment, user mobility and provide network access to users regardless to their locations. The most critical problems that arise in these networks are on the resource allocations as the bandwidth is limited, the propagation (multi-path, fading, distortion) and security since communications are transmitted over radio waves.

In this lecture I will present several works done to model/Improve Quality of Service in Wireless networks. Three different methods will be presented in this lecture. In the first part a new model based on Markov chains is presented to model the different service classes defined in IEEE 802.16. The second part I will present a new AC that we have defined for IEEE 802.16 and we have evaluated using Stochastic Automata Networks. Finally I will present a stochastic comparison for admission control in wireless networks.


jalelDr. Ben-Othman received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees both in Computer Science from the University of Pierre et Marie Curie, (Paris 6) France in 1992, and 1994 respectively. He received his PhD degree from the University of Versailles, France, in 1998. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Orsay (Paris 11) and University of Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6), in 1998 and 1999 respectively. He was an Associate Professor at the University of Versailles from 2000 to 2011. He is currently full professor at the University of Paris 13 since 2011. Dr. Ben-Othman’s research interests are in the area of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, Broadband Wireless Networks, multi-services bandwidth management in WLAN (IEEE 802.11), WMAN (IEEE 802.16), WWAN (LTE), VANETS, Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks, security in wireless networks in general and wireless sensor ad hoc networks and vehicular ad hoc Networks. His work appears in highly respected international journals and conferences, including, IEEE ICC, This presentation will cover several different VLSI design techniques for modern communications systems, including both algorithmic aspects and digital baseband hardware implementation issues.  In particular, designs for multiple antenna (MIMO), Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) and Software Defined Radio (SDR) systems will be presented.   Efficient VLSI structures for related Network-on-Chip (NoC) designs will also be discussed.


RMIT University

445 Swanston Street (Room 02, Level 01, Building 80)
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia


Kandeepan Sithamparanathan