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Location
Dalhousie University Goldberg Computer Science Building

Date/Time
Date(s) - 18/04/2017
11:30 am


Abstract:
Wireless technology has been changing our lives and businesses over the past decades. So far, a variety of different wireless networks, such as WiFi and Cellular Networks, have been widely deployed. Localization and security are two important research areas in wireless networks. In this presentation, a distributed localization scheme for mobile wireless networks, MALL, is first discussed. Technically, MALL employs a matrix-completion approach to utilizing the collected connectivity and distance information, which leads to high-precision localization. In addition, since MALL only involves convex optimization and low-complexity non-convex optimization, it can localize mobile nodes at a fast pace. In the second half of the presentation, a light-weight authentication scheme for end-to-end security in mobile clouds, MDLA, is included. Specifically, both the up-to-date time and location of mobile cloud clients are used in MDLA to enable the effective and low-complexity authentication algorithm.

Brief Bio:

Qiang Ye is an Associate Professor in the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. His current research interests lie in the area of communication networks in general. Specifically, he is interested in Mobile and Wireless Networks, Network Security, Cloud Computing, and Social Networks. He received a Ph.D. in Computing Science from the University of Alberta in 2007. His M. Engr. and B. Engr. in Computer Science and Technology are from Harbin Institute of Technology, P.R. China. He is a Member of IEEE and ACM.

Location:
Slonim Conference room (#430)
Goldberg Computer Science Building
Dalhousie University
6050 University Avenue, Halifax

URL:    http://www.csit.upei.ca/~qye/
Host:  Srinivas Sampalli  (srini@cs.dal.ca)