INFLOW: Structured Print Job Delivery

More and more print jobs are delivered from customer to printer digitally over the Internet. Although Internet-based job delivery can be highly efficient, companies in the graphic arts and printing industry often suffer unnecessary costs related to Continue reading

Enabling Large-Scale IoT-based Services through Elastic Publish/Subscribe


In this paper, we report an algorithm that is designed to leverage the cloud as infrastructure to support Internet of Things (IoT) by elastically scaling in/out so that IoT-based service users never stop receiving sensors data. This algorithm is Continue reading

Exploiting the Capture Effect to Enhance RACH Performance in Cellular-based M2M Communications


Cellular-based machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is expected to facilitate services for the Internet of Things (IoT). However, because cellular networks are designed for human users, they have some limitations. Random access Continue reading

An Efficient Secure Scheme based on Hierarchical Topology in the Smart Home Environment


As the Internet of Things (IoT) has developed, the emerging sensor network (ESN) that integrates emerging technologies, such as autonomous driving, cyber-physical systems, mobile nodes, and existing sensor networks has been in the limelight. Continue reading

Analyzing Wi­fi P2P in the Context of a Hangman Game

Wi­Fi P2P , which complies with the Wi­Fi Alliance’s Wi­Fi Direct™ certification 2 3 program, is a relatively new addition to wireless communications systems. It is now supported in Android operating system (since version 4.0). In theory, Wi­Fi Direct Continue reading