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Wireless Communications and Networking with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Fundamentals, Deployment, and Optimization
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-10)
The use of aerial platforms such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), popularly known as drones, has emerged as a promising solution for providing reliable and cost-effective wireless communications. In particular, UAVs can ...
Spatio-Temporal Correlation in the Performance of Cache-Enabled Cellular Networks
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-19)
Exact characterization and performance analysis of wireless networks should incorporate dependencies or correlations in space and time, i.e., study how the network performance varies spatially and temporally while having ...
Security of Cyber-Physical Systems with Human Actors: Theoretical Foundations, Game Theory, and Bounded Rationality
(Virginia Tech, 2018-11-30)
Cyber-physical systems (CPSs) are large-scale systems that seamlessly integrate physical and human elements via a cyber layer that enables connectivity, sensing, and data processing. Key examples of CPSs include smart power ...
Context-Aware Resource Management and Performance Analysis of Millimeter Wave and Sub-6 GHz Wireless Networks
(Virginia Tech, 2017-08-28)
Emerging wireless networks are foreseen as an integration of heterogeneous spectrum bands, wireless access technologies, and backhaul solutions, as well as a large-scale interconnection of devices, people, and vehicles. ...
Security of Critical Cyber-Physical Systems: Fundamentals and Optimization
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-18)
Cyber-physical systems (CPSs) are systems that integrate physical elements with a cyber layer that enables sensing, monitoring, and processing the data from the physical components. Examples of CPSs include autonomous ...
Demand-Side Energy Management in the Smart Grid: Games and Prospects
(Virginia Tech, 2017-06-26)
To mitigate the technical challenges faced by the next-generation smart power grid, in this thesis, novel frameworks are developed for optimizing energy management and trading between power companies and grid consumers, ...