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User-provided networks: consumer as provider
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This article describes and characterizes an emerging type of user-centric wireless network model, here named a user-provided network, where the end user is at the same time a consumer and a provider of Internet access. Expand
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Social-Aware Opportunistic Routing Protocol Based on User's Interactions and Interests
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We propose a social-aware Content-based Opportunistic Routing Protocol, SCORP, that considers the users’ social interaction and their interests to improve data delivery in urban, dense scenarios. Expand
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Opportunistic routing based on daily routines
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We present dLife, an opportunistic routing algorithm able to capture the dynamics of the network represented by time-evolving social ties between pair of nodes. Expand
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Context-aware handover using active network technology
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In this paper, we focus on optimizing handover decisions in heterogeneous environments, where the user has a choice among different mobile networks and access points. Expand
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Demand Driven Supply Chain: A Structured and Practical Roadmap to Increase Profitability
Introduction.- Literature Review on Demand Driven Supply Chain.- Proposed Framework.- Key Components of Demand Driven Supply Chain (DDSC).- Proposed Demand Driven Supply Chain Model.- AnalyticExpand
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Virtual currency and reputation-based cooperation incentives in user-centric networks
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This paper investigates the combined use of virtual currency and reputation-based incentives in the specific context of a community of users with Wi-Fi enabled devices capable of establishing ad-hoc connections. Expand
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Social-driven Internet of Connected Objects
Internet evolution has been recently related with some aspect of user empowerment, mostly in terms of content distribution, and this has been ultimately accelerated by the fast-paced introduction andExpand
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Social-aware Opportunistic Routing: The New Trend
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A new routing trend based on social similarity emerged where social relationships, interests, popularity and among other social characteristics are used to improve opportunistic routing (i.e., routing able to take advantage on intermittent contacts). Expand
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A Resource Reservation Protocol Supporting QoS-aware Multicast Trees for Next Generation Networks
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This paper presents Multi-service Resource Allocation (MIRA), a multicast-aware resource reservation protocol for class-based networks that consider routing asymmetries. Expand
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A Framework for Self-organized Network Composition
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We introduce the concept of network composition, a basic, scalable and dynamic network operation to achieve autonomic control plane interworking between Ambient Networks - our approach for next generation networks. Expand
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