Special Teleconference with the Sensor Network Consortium

10 am – 12 noon EST

*Meeting slides pdf
*Meeting audio mp3 (See timestamp below to skip to specific topics)


(1) 0:00:00 Overview of CISE and SNC

0:04:39 Announcement of new Systems Engineering Division

(2) New Research Initiatives at BU CISE

0:13:39 Integrating Wireless Sensor Networks in Urban and Municipal Networks, Christos Cassandras

0:19:52 Wireless Optical Communications, Jeff Carruthers

0:26:05 Management of Secondary Markets in Deregulated Wireless Networks, Murat Alanyali

0:30:51 Data Fusion and Sensor Management, David Castanon

0:34:23 Using Sensor Network Technology for Mitigating Lifting Injuries in the Workplace, Thomas Little

0:41:58 Enabling Persuasive Video Sensing, Thomas Little

(3) Industry News and Questions

0:48:00 Siemens slides

0:56:40 Sun Microsystems

(4) New Research Initiatives at BU CISE (continued)

1:00:00 Increased Robustness and Accuracy in Localization Methods; test bed and pilots being launched, Yannis Paschalidis

1:07:20 Cooperative Control – Mixed Human and Robot Teams, John Baillieul

1:12:40 Transport and Routing Protocols for the Internet and Wireless Networks, Abraham Matta

1:24:00 Q & A

The next on-site SNC meeting will take place on May 8, 2008

We look forward to sharing our news with you!

Linda Grosser, SNC Associate Director, and,
Yannis Paschalidis, SNC Academic Director