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El professor Saverio Mascolo ofereix dues xerrades en el Departament

El prestigiós professor Saverio Mascolo, de la Universitat de Bari, oferirà dues xerrades en el Departament, els propers dies 4 i 5 d’octubre. Les xerrades tindran lloc en el seminari de telemàtica (a l’edifici C3 del Campus Nord). A continuació es mostren els abstracts i el CV de l’esmentat ponent.
Monday 4th Oct 14.00 – 16.00
Modelling congestion control in the internet: the case of TCP
The Internet is a shared store-and-forward packet communication network. Being e resource sharing system, each connection is both flow controlled and congestion controlled. We show how this resource shared system can be modelled using simple integrators, gains and delays and how flow and congestion control can be modeled by using a Smith predictor and input shaping. Aldo an application to rate-based control is shown.
Tuesday 5th Oct. 14.00 – 16.00
QoS in IEEE 802.11
The Internet is evolving from being originally only a data delivery platform to one including the delivery of real-time audio and video. This shift poses a number of challenges. This talk will show how feedback control can be used at MAC link layer in wireless 802.11e to provide QoS.
Saverio Mascolo graduated cum laude from Politecnico di Bari with a Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering in 1991 and a Ph.D. in Electronic and Automatic Control in 1995. He has been visting researcher at the Computer Science Department at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1995 and 1999. Since 2001, he is External Academic Consultant at Uppsala University, Sweden (2001-present). He is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Bari since 2001 where he established the Control, Communication and Computing Lab (http://c3lab.poliba.it. He is senior member of IEEE and member of ACM. Currently he is Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and of Computer Networks, Elsevier. He has written more than 100 journal and conference papers and has several pending or granted patents.