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The capacity of wireless networks
We show that under optimal circumstances, the throughput is only /spl Theta/(W//spl radic/n) bits per second for each node for a destination nonvanishingly far away. Expand
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The Number of Neighbors Needed for Connectivity of Wireless Networks
We show that in a network with n randomly placed nodes, each node should be connected to Θ(log n) nearest neighbors in order that the overall network is connected in a multi-hop fashion. Expand
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Optimality of Zero-Inventory Policies for Unreliable Manufacturing Systems
We show that there are ranges of parameter values describing an unreliable manufacturing system for which zero-inventory policies are exactly optimal even when there is uncertainty in manufacturing capacity. Expand
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A network information theory for wireless communication: scaling laws and optimal operation
How much information can be carried over a wireless network with a multiplicity of nodes, and how should the nodes cooperate to transfer information? To study these questions, we formulate a model ofExpand
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A cautionary perspective on cross-layer design
We show that the conventional layered architecture is a reasonable way to operate wireless networks and is in fact optimal up to an order. Expand
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Computing and communicating functions over sensor networks
  • A. Giridhar, P. Kumar
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
  • 4 April 2005
This paper studies the maximum rate at which functions of sensor measurements can be computed and communicated to the sink node. Expand
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Towards an information theory of large networks: an achievable rate region
We study communication networks of arbitrary size and topology and communicating over a general vector discrete memoryless channel (DMC). Expand
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Cyber–Physical Systems: A Perspective at the Centennial
  • K. Kim, P. Kumar
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the IEEE
  • 3 April 2012
Cyber-physical systems (CPSs) are the next generation of engineered systems in which computing, communication, and control technologies are tightly integrated. Expand
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A Theory of QoS for Wireless
We propose a framework for jointly addressing three QoS criteria: delay, delivery ratio, and channel reliability. Expand
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An achievable rate for the multiple-level relay channel
For the multiple-level relay channel, an achievable rate formula, and a simple coding scheme to achieve it, are presented. Expand
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