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Accelerating the transformation to 21st century access networks
Next-generation access networks will be based on hybrid (copper/fibre/co-axial/wireless) transmission technologies, perhaps until the business case for IP over fibre-to-the-customer networks becomesExpand
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Flexible gesture recognition using wearable inertial sensors
This paper proposes a novel glove-based system for hand-gesture recognition. The system tracks fine-grain hand movements using inertial and attitude measurements. Gestures are recognized in real-timeExpand
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Using Ant Colony Optimization to design GPON-FTTH networks with aggregating equipment
  • A. Chu, K. Poon, A. Ouali
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for…
  • 16 April 2013
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We present an algorithm based on the Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) method with dedicated post-processing that minimizes the overall GPON network deployment cost by selecting the optimum type of aggregating equipment, routing information and cost effective locations of network elements. Expand
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Clustering based self-optimization of pilot power in dense femtocell deployments using genetic algorithms
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This paper adopts a new strategy to self-optimize the pilot power of femtocells by creating disjoint femtocell clusters which are managed by the chosen cluster heads (CHs). Expand
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A MILP based design tool for FTTH access networks with consideration of demand growth
  • K. Poon, A. Ouali
  • Computer Science
  • International Conference for Internet Technology…
  • 1 December 2011
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This paper presents a practical tool that automates the design of FTTH networks with the consideration of future growth. Expand
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Self-Optimization of Pilot Power in Enterprise Femtocells Using Multi objective Heuristic
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This paper proposes a multi-objective heuristic based on a genetic algorithm for a centralized self-optimizing network containing a group of UMTS femtocells. Expand
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Cost effective, scalable design of indoor distributed antenna systems based on particle swarm optimization and prufer strings
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We propose a novel In-Building DAS optimization model that utilizes Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) to provide near optimal network topology that simultaneously minimizes the cost of the cabling and equipment for the whole building. Expand
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Femtocell coverage optimization using genetic algorithm
Deploying a number of femtocells to jointly provide coverage in an enterprise environment raises critical challenges especially in future self-organizing networks which rely on plug-and-playExpand
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Optimal design of GPON/FTTH networks using mixed integer linear programming
  • A. Ouali, K. Poon
  • Engineering
  • 16th European Conference on Networks and Optical…
  • 20 July 2011
FTTx access networks offer inherent advantages such as very high bandwidth, immunity against electromagnetic interference and low cost, making them attractive to telecoms operators. With theExpand
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Performance evaluation of heuristic techniques for coverage optimization in femtocells
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This paper evaluates the performance of genetic algorithm, particle swarm and simulated annealing heuristic techniques to solve a multi-objective coverage optimization problem when a number of femtocells are deployed to jointly provide indoor coverage. Expand
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