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Definition: Distribution Automation Communications Network | Open Energy  

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Automation Communications Network Automation Communications Network Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Distribution Automation Communications Network A communications network or networks designed to deliver control signals and information between distribution automation devices, and between these devices and utility grid control systems. These networks can utilize wired or wireless connections, and can be utility-owned or provided as services by a third party.[1] Related Terms distribution automation References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/distribution_automation_communications_network [[C LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ategory: Smart Grid Definitionssmart grid,smart grid, |Template:BASEPAGENAME]]smart grid,smart grid, Retrieved from

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A survey on communication networks for electric system automation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In today's competitive electric utility marketplace, reliable and real-time information become the key factor for reliable delivery of power to the end-users, profitability of the electric utility and customer satisfaction. The operational and commercial ... Keywords: Electric system automation, Internet based Virtual Private Network, Power line communication, Satellite communication, WiMAX, Wireless mesh networks, Wireless sensor networks

V. C. Gungor; F. C. Lambert

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DAVIC - Distributed Energy Automation via Implicit Communication  

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DAVIC - Distributed Energy Automation via Implicit Communication DAVIC - Distributed Energy Automation via Implicit Communication Speaker(s): Peter Palensky Date: January 22, 2008 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Peng Xu The electricity grid is seen as a wide-area distributed process, determined by its sub-processes - in our case the loads and distributed generation. Network-based coordination needs to be done very carefully and properly timed to avoid instabilities. Luckily, every point of the grid has the same grid frequency and the same time. Integrating these two trivial things (implicit communication) into one consistent communication model might complement a low-quality (explicit) best-effort communication channel (e.g. Internet, GPRS) for real time applications. A simulation shall clarify how

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Automating Network Security Assessment Automating ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Remediation is more involved 3. Whole network analysis is the next level ... $5K server (quad core, 32G RAM) – Two weeks ...

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Smart Grid Communication Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... ITL staff led the evaluation of networking technologies for Smart Grid communication applications. ITL's staff lead the SGIP Priority Action Plans ...

2013-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Network Technologies and Automating Demand Response  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

networks_in_the_home_the_new_growth_market.htm [12] NationalHome Network Technologies and Automating Demand Responsethe University of California. Home Network Technologies and

McParland, Charles

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Network Technologies and Automating Demand Response  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Over the past several years, interest in large-scale control of peak energy demand and total consumption has increased. While motivated by a number of factors, this interest has primarily been spurred on the demand side by the increasing cost of energy and, on the supply side by the limited ability of utilities to build sufficient electricity generation capacity to meet unrestrained future demand. To address peak electricity use Demand Response (DR) systems are being proposed to motivate reductions in electricity use through the use of price incentives. DR systems are also be design to shift or curtail energy demand at critical times when the generation, transmission, and distribution systems (i.e. the 'grid') are threatened with instabilities. To be effectively deployed on a large-scale, these proposed DR systems need to be automated. Automation will require robust and efficient data communications infrastructures across geographically dispersed markets. The present availability of widespread Internet connectivity and inexpensive, reliable computing hardware combined with the growing confidence in the capabilities of distributed, application-level communications protocols suggests that now is the time for designing and deploying practical systems. Centralized computer systems that are capable of providing continuous signals to automate customers reduction of power demand, are known as Demand Response Automation Servers (DRAS). The deployment of prototype DRAS systems has already begun - with most initial deployments targeting large commercial and industrial (C & I) customers. An examination of the current overall energy consumption by economic sector shows that the C & I market is responsible for roughly half of all energy consumption in the US. On a per customer basis, large C & I customers clearly have the most to offer - and to gain - by participating in DR programs to reduce peak demand. And, by concentrating on a small number of relatively sophisticated energy consumers, it has been possible to improve the DR 'state of the art' with a manageable commitment of technical resources on both the utility and consumer side. Although numerous C & I DR applications of a DRAS infrastructure are still in either prototype or early production phases, these early attempts at automating DR have been notably successful for both utilities and C & I customers. Several factors have strongly contributed to this success and will be discussed below. These successes have motivated utilities and regulators to look closely at how DR programs can be expanded to encompass the remaining (roughly) half of the state's energy load - the light commercial and, in numerical terms, the more important residential customer market. This survey examines technical issues facing the implementation of automated DR in the residential environment. In particular, we will look at the potential role of home automation networks in implementing wide-scale DR systems that communicate directly to individual residences.

McParland, Charles

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Advanced Communications Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... it will rely on revolutionary advances in network architecture. ... telemedicine), sensor and control networks (eg, Smart Grid, environmental monitoring ...

2012-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Network Security for Substation Automation Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The protection of critical infrastructure against electronic and communication network based attacks becomes more and more important. This work investigates the threat of network-based attacks on substations, the nodes of the electric power grid. Three ...

Martin Naedele; Dacfey Dzung; Michael Stanimirov

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology Diffusion in Communication Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the rich and growing literature on diffusion and cascade effects in social networks, it is assumed that a node's actions are influenced only by its immediate neighbors in the social network. However, there are other contexts in which this highly-local view of influence is not applicable. The diffusion of technologies in communication networks is one important example; here, a node's actions should also be influenced by remote nodes that it can communicate with using the new technology. We propose a new model of technology diffusion inspired by the networking literature on this topic. Given the communication network $G(V,E)$, we assume that node $u$ activates (i.e. deploys the new technology) when it is adjacent to a connected component of active nodes in $G$ of size exceeding node $u$'s threshold $\\theta(u)$. We focus on an algorithmic problem that is well understood in the context of social networks, but thus far has only heuristic solutions in the context of communication networks: determining the smalle...

Goldberg, Sharon

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Guidelines for Implementing Substation Automation Using UCA-SA (Utility Communications Architecture-Substation Automation)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides guidelines for substation engineers, information technologists, and utility managers on the information issues related to substation automation, in particular when UCA-SA (Utility Communications Architecture – Substation Automation IEC61850) standards are used. Substation automation is a new challenge for the utility industry, and these guidelines provide the overall vision as well as the specific steps that should be taken for successful implementation of this new enabling cap...

2003-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Wireless Communications and Networking Technologies for Smart Grid: Paradigms and Challenges  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Smart grid, regarded as the next generation power grid, uses two-way flows of electricity and information to create a widely distributed automated energy delivery network. In this work we present our vision on smart grid from the perspective of wireless communications and networking technologies. We present wireless communication and networking paradigms for four typical scenarios in the future smart grid and also point out the research challenges of the wireless communication and networking technologies used in smart grid

Fang, Xi; Xue, Guoliang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Hybrid Network Emergency Communication Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To communicate within disaster scenarios, different devices/systems need to cooperate with specific protocols. The key communication protocol needs to provide interoperability among these systems and provide the solution for emergency services. The paper ... Keywords: Ad Hoc Network, Hybrid Network Emergency Communication Protocol HNEC, Inter-Domain Messaging IDM, Network Disaster Recovery, Routing Protocols, Sensor Network

Abdussalam Nuri Baryun, Khalid Al Begain, David Villa

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Social Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle Social Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 10:59am Addthis Federal agencies can use social networks and communications to spark and reinforce behavior change for meeting sustainability goals. This principle is based on research findings showing that people and institutions often are strongly influenced by the behaviors and expectations of others. Methods The social network and communications behavior change principle involves informing staff about others' sustainability efforts, especially those that are successful. Methods for social networking and communicating include many internal or external media channels, such as websites, blogs, newsletters, and emails.

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Covert computer and network communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The ex-filtration of confidential information across communication networks is a challenging problem. It is possible for transmissions to be hidden or masked in such a way to circumvent the security policies of an organization. An objective might be ... Keywords: covert channels, covert storage channels, security, steganography

Robert C. Newman

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum network communication: the butterfly and beyond  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We study the problem of k-pair communication (or multiple unicast problem) of quantum information in networks of quantum channels. We consider the asymptotic rates of high fidelity quantum communication between specific sender-receiver pairs. ... Keywords: k-pair communication problem, multiple unicast, network coding, quantum communication, routing

Debbie Leung; Jonathan Oppenheim; Andreas Winter

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Communications Infrastructure for Distribution Applications and Automation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to determine the role that communications will play in the distribution system of the future and to define the research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) activities required to enable the communications infrastructure needed to support the future vision. The communications infrastructure needed to support the distribution system of the future must support scalability, flexibility, and interoperability for data and information exchange using standards across the entire g...

2011-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification (Version 1.0)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The development of the Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification, also known as OpenADR or Open Auto-DR, began in 2002 following the California electricity crisis. The work has been carried out by the Demand Response Research Center (DRRC), which is managed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. This specification describes an open standards-based communications data model designed to facilitate sending and receiving demand response price and reliability signals from a utility or Independent System Operator to electric customers. OpenADR is one element of the Smart Grid information and communications technologies that are being developed to improve optimization between electric supply and demand. The intention of the open automated demand response communications data model is to provide interoperable signals to building and industrial control systems that are preprogrammed to take action based on a demand response signal, enabling a demand response event to be fully automated, with no manual intervention. The OpenADR specification is a flexible infrastructure to facilitate common information exchange between the utility or Independent System Operator and end-use participants. The concept of an open specification is intended to allow anyone to implement the signaling systems, the automation server or the automation clients.

Piette, Mary Ann; Ghatikar, Girish; Kiliccote, Sila; Koch, Ed; Hennage, Dan; Palensky, Peter; McParland, Charles

2009-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Customer System Communications Network | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

System Communications Network System Communications Network Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Customer System Communications Network The communications network or networks between the customers' premise and the utility, designed to provide two-way communications between customer systems and utility information systems. These networks can utilize wired or wireless connections, and can be utility-owned or provided as services by a third party.[1] Related Terms system References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/customer_system_communications_network [[C LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ategory: Smart Grid Definitions|Template:BASEPAGENAME]] Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Customer_System_Communications_Network&oldid=480382"

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Traffic measurement and analysis of building automation and control networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes a framework for a flow-based network traffic monitoring of building automation and control networks. Current approaches to monitor special environment networks are limited to checking accessibility and a state of monitored devices. ... Keywords: BACnet, BACnetflow, analysis, automation, building, control, measurement, network

Radek Krej?í; Pavel ?eleda; Jakub Dobrovolný

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DAVIC - Distributed Energy Automation via Implicit Communication  

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distributed process, determined by its sub-processes - in our case the loads and distributed generation. Network-based coordination needs to be done very carefully and...

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Design automation of cellular neural networks for data fusion applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this study, a novel methodology for the design automation of cellular neural networks (CNNs) for different applications is proposed. In particular, an evolvable algorithm has been developed providing the ability to generate the netlist of the requested ... Keywords: Cellular neural networks, Data fusion, Design automation, Sensor network

Prodromos Chatziagorakis; Georgios Ch. Sirakoulis; John N. Lygouras

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PIPELINES AS COMMUNICATION NETWORK LINKS  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the results of an investigation into two methods of using the natural gas pipeline as a communication medium. The work addressed the need to develop secure system monitoring and control techniques between the field and control centers and to robotic devices in the pipeline. In the first method, the pipeline was treated as a microwave waveguide. In the second method, the pipe was treated as a leaky feeder or a multi-ground neutral and the signal was directly injected onto the metal pipe. These methods were tested on existing pipeline loops at UMR and Batelle. The results reported in this report indicate the feasibility of both methods. In addition, a few suitable communication link protocols for this network were analyzed.

Kelvin T. Erickson; Ann Miller; E. Keith Stanek; C.H. Wu; Shari Dunn-Norman

2005-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Design, Simulation, and Analysis of Substation Automation Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Society depends on computer networks for communication. The networks were built to support and facilitate several important applications such as email, web browsing and instant messaging. Recently, there is a significant interest in leveraging modern local and wide area communication networks for improving reliability and performance in critical infrastructures. Emerging critical infrastructure applications, such as smart grid, require a certain degree of reliability and Quality of Service (QoS). Supporting these applications requires network protocols that enable delay sensitive packet delivery and packet prioritization. However, most of the traditional networks are designed to provide best effort service without any support for QoS. The protocols used in these networks do not support packet prioritization, delay requirements and reliability. In this thesis, we focus on the design and analysis of communication protocols for supporting smart grid applications. In particular, we focus on the Substation Automation Systems (SAS). Substations are nodes in the smart grid infrastructure that help the in transportation of power by connecting the transmission and distribution lines. The SAS applications are con figured to operate with minimal human intervention. The SAS monitors the line loads continuously. If the load values are too high and can lead to damage, the SAS declares those conditions as faults. On fault detection, the SAS must take care of the communication with the relay to open the circuit to prevent any damage. These messages are of high priority and require reliable, delay sensitive delivery. There is a threshold for the delay of these messages, and a slight increase in the delay above the threshold might cause severe damages. Along with such high priority messages, the SAS has a lot of background traffic as well. In spite of the background traffic, the substation network must take care of delivering the priority messages on time. Hence, the network plays a vital role in the operation of the substation. Networks designed for such applications should be analyzed carefully to make sure that the requirements are met properly. We analyzed and compared the performance of the SAS under di erent network topologies. By observing the characteristics of the existing architectures, we came up with new architectures that perform better. We have suggested several modi cations to existing solutions that allow significant improvement in the performance of the existing solutions.

Kembanur Natarajan, Elangovan

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Field demonstrations of communication systems for distribution automation. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes the results of a field demonstration of the use of UHF radio links in the 950-MHz portion of the spectrum as a communication medium for performing automated electric power distribution. Prototype radiohardware was combined with logic and control equipment developed by Westinghouse for power-line carrier automated distribution systems. Transceivers were used in the remote interactive terminals. 3dbm transceivers were used in the Central Base Station and the three Primary Radio Terminals, which functioned as system repeaters. Pre-installation field-strength measurements were made along selected radials and in spot locations to characterize the anticipated field-strength contours that would be encountered during the operational testing. A propagation model was developed that accurately predicted the conditions actually recorded. Post-installation measurements were used to further calibrate the computer model. The resulting propagation analysis proved exceedingly effective in characterizing a UHF radio system for digital communication. Data collected during a 10-month operational period supports the conclusion that 950-MHz radio is a viable communications medium for performing utility automated distribution functions. The system consists of 250 remote terminals, each interrogated from three sites. This provides 750 paths for communication performance evaluation.The reliability of the prototype radio units used in this project fell below that predicted through MTBF analysis, and did not meet utility reliability standards. The logic and control circuitry and central station required very little maintenance during the test.

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1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Synchrophasor Communications Network | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Synchrophasor Communications Network Synchrophasor Communications Network Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Synchrophasor Communications Network A communications network to transport the digital information from phasor measurement units (PMUs) to where the data will be used. Typically implemented using a private wide-area network (WAN), this network can be any digital transport system that offers acceptable security and availability. Functional requirements have been developed as part of the North American SynchroPhasor Initiative (NASPI) to provide for flexible, fast, vendor-agnostic, and secure communication of phasor measurements from data collection points to various levels of phasor data concentrators (PDCs) and phasor application use points.[1] Related Terms sustainability, fuel cell, smart grid

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Definition: Meter Communications Network | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Definition Definition Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Definition: Meter Communications Network Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Meter Communications Network The communications infrastructure that supports two-way delivery of information between smart meters and data collectors or access points. This infrastructure can be wired or wireless, and can be owned by the utility or a third party service provider. This network is sometimes referred to as a "field area network".[1] Related Terms smart grid References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/meter_communications_network [[C Like Like You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ategory: Smart Grid Definitions|Template:BASEPAGENAME]] Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Meter_Communications_Network&oldid=493063"

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Towards automated design of MAC protocols for underwater wireless networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a framework for the automated design of MAC protocols for underwater acoustic wireless networks. We formulate a protocol optimization problem in which the exchange of control packets is explicitly modeled. A protocol optimization program generates ... Keywords: automation, mac, network, wireless underwater protocol

Volkan Rodoplu; Amir Aminzadeh Gohari; Wei Tang

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Network Technologies and Automating Demand Response  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

freed from this communications technology constraint. Homeinvestigating several communications technologies capable ofdedicated-wire communications technologies as impractical

McParland, Charles

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effective Protocols for Mobile Communications and Networking  

SciTech Connect

This report examines methods of mobile communications with an emphasis on mobile computing and wireless communications. Many of the advances in communications involve the use of Internet Protocol (IP), Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), and ad hoc network protocols. However, many of the advances in these protocols have been focused on wired communications. Recently much focus has been directed at advancing communication technology in the area of mobile wireless networks. This report discusses various protocols used in mobile communications and proposes a number of extensions to existing protocols. A detailed discussion is also included on desirable protocol characteristics and evaluation criteria. In addition, the report includes a discussion on several network simulation tools that maybe used to evaluate network protocols.

Espinoza, J.; Sholander, P.; Van Leeuwen, B,

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Trends in the development of communication networks: Cognitive networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One of the main challenges already faced by communication networks is the efficient management of increasing complexity. The recently proposed concept of cognitive network appears as a candidate that can address this issue. In this paper, we survey the ... Keywords: Autonomic networks, Cognition loop, Cognitive networks, Cross-layer, Knowledge representation, Learning, OSI, Protocol stack, Reasoning, Self-aware

Carolina Fortuna; Mihael Mohorcic

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Automated Test Framework for Hard Real-Time Communication Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An Automated Test Framework for Hard Real-Time Communication Systems MITHUN HANUMANAHALLI NAGAIAH ii #12;An Automated Test Framework for Hard Real-Time Communication Systems Master thesis project are subjected to hard real-time communication require- ments. The purpose of this thesis is in introducing tools

Jantsch, Axel

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Open Automated Demand Response Communications in Demand Response for Wholesale Ancillary Services  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A. Barat, D. Watson. 2006 Demand Response Spinning ReserveKueck, and B. Kirby 2008. Demand Response Spinning ReserveReport 2009. Open Automated Demand Response Communications

Kiliccote, Sila

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiaccess and fading in communication networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Two fundamental issues in the design of wireless communication networks are the interference among multiple users and the time-varying nature of the fading wireless channel. We apply fundamental techniques in information ...

Yeh, Edmund Meng, 1971-

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wireless home automation networks: a survey of architectures and technologies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wireless home automation networks comprise wireless embedded sensors and actuators that enable monitoring and control applications for home user comfort and efficient home management. This article surveys the main current and emerging solutions that ...

Carles Gomez; Josep Paradells

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Switch for serial or parallel communication networks  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A communication switch apparatus and a method for use in a geographically extensive serial, parallel or hybrid communication network linking a multi-processor or parallel processing system has a very low software processing overhead in order to accommodate random burst of high density data. Associated with each processor is a communication switch. A data source and a data destination, a sensor suite or robot for example, may also be associated with a switch. The configuration of the switches in the network are coordinated through a master processor node and depends on the operational phase of the multi-processor network: data acquisition, data processing, and data exchange. The master processor node passes information on the state to be assumed by each switch to the processor node associated with the switch. The processor node then operates a series of multi-state switches internal to each communication switch. The communication switch does not parse and interpret communication protocol and message routing information. During a data acquisition phase, the communication switch couples sensors producing data to the processor node associated with the switch, to a downlink destination on the communications network, or to both. It also may couple an uplink data source to its processor node. During the data exchange phase, the switch couples its processor node or an uplink data source to a downlink destination (which may include a processor node or a robot), or couples an uplink source to its processor node and its processor node to a downlink destination.

Crosette, Dario B. (DeSoto, TX)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Harvesting Communication Networks: Optimization and Demonstration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of energy. E-CROPS will combine theoret- ical modelling and performance analysis with experimen- tal1 Energy Harvesting Communication Networks: Optimization and Demonstration (The E-CROPS Project of Electrical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, UK 2 Mobile Communications Department, Institut

Uysal-Biyikoglu, Elif

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Switch for serial or parallel communication networks  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A communication switch apparatus and a method for use in a geographically extensive serial, parallel or hybrid communication network linking a multi-processor or parallel processing system has a very low software processing overhead in order to accommodate random burst of high density data. Associated with each processor is a communication switch. A data source and a data destination, a sensor suite or robot for example, may also be associated with a switch. The configuration of the switches in the network are coordinated through a master processor node and depends on the operational phase of the multi-processor network: data acquisition, data processing, and data exchange. The master processor node passes information on the state to be assumed by each switch to the processor node associated with the switch. The processor node then operates a series of multi-state switches internal to each communication switch. The communication switch does not parse and interpret communication protocol and message routing information. During a data acquisition phase, the communication switch couples sensors producing data to the processor node associated with the switch, to a downlink destination on the communications network, or to both. It also may couple an uplink data source to its processor node. During the data exchange phase, the switch couples its processor node or an uplink data source to a downlink destination (which may include a processor node or a robot), or couples an uplink source to its processor node and its processor node to a downlink destination. 9 figs.

Crosette, D.B.

1994-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Embodied communication in the distributed network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Through the adaptation of new technologies, the creative industries are proposing new forms of interaction for the distributed network. This paper considers the new media artwork Intimate Transactions as an example of a creative, experimental approach ... Keywords: co-presence, embodied interaction, flow, interaction design, network communication, new media art, telepresence

Jillian Hamilton

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Communication switch for serial and parallel network  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This is a communication switch apparatus and a method for use in a geographically extensive serial, parallel or hybrid communication network, linking a multiprocessor or parallel processing system. It has a very low software processing overhead and accommodates random burst of high density data. Each processor has a communication switch which may have a data source, data destination, sensor or a robot associated with it. The configuration of the switches are coordinated through a master processor node and depends on the operational phase of the multiprocessor network:data acquisition, data processing and data exchange. The communication system design maximizes data routing while maintaining data integrity which is achieved through the reduction of communication protocol overhead and amplification of signals.

Crosetto, D.B.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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JAMMING COMMUNICATION NETWORKS UNDER COMPLETE ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Most papers on network interdiction are about preventing jam- ... cumulative energy received from all jamming devices exceeds some threshold value E: ?i.

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Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification (Version 1.0)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Techniques for Demand Response. May 2007. LBNL-59975.to facilitate automating  demand response actions at the Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure,

Piette, Mary Ann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Key-Distribution Scheme for Wireless Home Automation Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Wireless home automation networks are one example of how wireless technologies may soon become part of our daily life, yet security in existing products is woefully inadequate. An important problem in this area is the question of secure key distribution. In this paper we present a key-distribution scheme geared towards home automation networks, but applicable to other networks with related properties as well. Our approach uses a decentralized scheme that is designed to work on resource-poor devices, allows easy addition and removal of devices and limits the workload on the end user while guaranteeing the secrecy of the exchanged keys even in the presence of subverted nodes.

Arno Wacker; Timo Heiber; Holger Cermann

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic design automation for social networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Online social networks are a growing internet phenomenon: they connect millions of individuals through sharing of common interests, political and religious views, careers, etc. Social networking websites are observing an ever-increasing number ... Keywords: EDA algorithms, social networks, verification

Andrew DeOrio; Valeria Bertacco

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimization and Control of Communication Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recently, there has been a surge in research activities that utilize the power of recent developments in nonlinear optimization to tackle a wide scope of work in the analysis and design of communication systems, touching every layer of the layered network ...

Mung Chiang; Steven Low

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable line stations...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable line stations) (Smart Grid Project) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable...

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Communication services for advanced network applications.  

SciTech Connect

Advanced network applications such as remote instrument control, collaborative environments, and remote I/O are distinguished by traditional applications such as videoconferencing by their need to create multiple, heterogeneous flows with different characteristics. For example, a single application may require remote I/O for raw datasets, shared controls for a collaborative analysis system, streaming video for image rendering data, and audio for collaboration. Furthermore, each flow can have different requirements in terms of reliability, network quality of service, security, etc. They argue that new approaches to communication services, protocols, and network architecture are required both to provide high-level abstractions for common flow types and to support user-level management of flow creation and quality. They describe experiences with the development of such applications and communication services.

Bresnahan, J.; Foster, I.; Insley, J.; Toonen, B.; Tuecke, S.

1999-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Incentive Pricing in Multi-Class Communication Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider a communication network that offers multi-class services to multiple types of traffic. Users choose service classes so as to optimize their own performance. The network associates with each traffic type a nominal service class. Optimal prices ... Keywords: Network pricing, multi-class networks, network control, network design and management, game theory, broadband networking

Ariel Orda; Nahum Shimkin

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Network Technologies and Automating Demand Response  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

security "to" the home from security "in" the home. )homes can be controlled to optimize convenience, comfort and securityhome network protocols. Some protocols are adding security

McParland, Charles

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Powerline Communication System for Monitoring and Supervision of Feeder Equipments for MV Substation Automation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-2003, Substation Committee of the IEEE Power Engineering Society [3] C.R.Ozansoy, A.Zayegh, A.Kalam, "Communications for Substation Automation and Integration", In Australasian Universities Power Engineering Substation Automation LiPing LU1,2 , GangYan LI1 , YeQiong SONG2 1 ­ School of Mechanical and Electronical

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Position estimation of transceivers in communication networks  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention provides a system and method using wireless communication interfaces coupled with statistical processing of time-of-flight data to locate by position estimation unknown wireless receivers. Such an invention can be applied in sensor network applications, such as environmental monitoring of water in the soil or chemicals in the air where the position of the network nodes is deemed critical. Moreover, the present invention can be arranged to operate in areas where a Global Positioning System (GPS) is not available, such as inside buildings, caves, and tunnels.

Kent, Claudia A. (Pleasanton, CA); Dowla, Farid (Castro Valley, CA)

2008-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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GAS MAIN SENSOR AND COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SYSTEM  

SciTech Connect

Automatika, Inc. was contracted by the Department of Energy (DOE) and with co-funding from the New York Gas Group (NYGAS), to develop an in-pipe natural gas prototype measurement and wireless communications system for assessing and monitoring distribution networks. A prototype system was built for low-pressure cast-iron mains and tested in a spider- and serial-network configuration in a live network in Long Island with the support of Keyspan Energy, Inc. The prototype unit combined sensors capable of monitoring pressure, flow, humidity, temperature and vibration, which were sampled and combined in data-packages in an in-pipe master-slave architecture to collect data from a distributed spider-arrangement, and in a master-repeater-slave configuration in serial or ladder-network arrangements. It was found that the system was capable of performing all data-sampling and collection as expected, yielding interesting results as to flow-dynamics and vibration-detection. Wireless in-pipe communications were shown to be feasible and valuable data was collected in order to determine how to improve on range and data-quality in the future.

Hagen Schempf, Ph.D.

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward in vivo nanoscale communication networks: utilizing an active network architecture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A safe and reliable in vivo nanoscale communication network will be of great benefit for medical diagnosis and monitoring as well as medical implant communication. This review article provides a brief introduction to nanoscale and molecular ... Keywords: active network, in vivo network, molecular communication, molecular motor, nanoscale network, neural coding

Stephen F. Bush

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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First-use analysis of communication in a social network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The study of communication activity in social networks is aimed at understanding and promoting communications in groups, organizations and communities. In this paper, we propose a method for the analysis of communication records to extract content-based ... Keywords: e-mail analysis, information propagation, social network

Satoko Itaya; Naoki Yoshinaga; Peter Davis; Rie Tanaka; Taku Konishi; Shinich Doi; Keiji Yamada

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Underwater Sensor Network with Dual Communications, Sensing, and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An Underwater Sensor Network with Dual Communications, Sensing, and Mobility Carrick Detweiller an underwater sensor network with dual communication and sup- port for sensing and mobility. The nodes developed. We describe the hardware details of the underwater sensor node and the communication

Farritor, Shane

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On cost-effective communication network designing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

How to efficiently design a communication network is a paramount task for network designing and engineering. It is, however, not a single objective optimization process as perceived by most previous researches, i.e., to maximize its transmission capacity, but a multi-objective optimization process, with lowering its cost to be another important objective. These two objectives are often contradictive in that optimizing one objective may deteriorate the other. After a deep investigation of the impact that network topology, node capability scheme and routing algorithm as well as their interplays have on the two objectives, this letter presents a systematic approach to achieve a cost-effective design by carefully choosing the three designing aspects. Only when routing algorithm and node capability scheme are elegantly chosen can BA-like scale-free networks have the potential of achieving good tradeoff between the two objectives. Random networks, on the other hand, have the built-in character for a cost-effective design, especially when other aspects cannot be determined beforehand.

Guoqiang Zhang

2009-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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GAS MAIN SENSOR AND COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SYSTEM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Automatika, Inc. was contracted by the Department of Energy (DOE) and with co-funding from the New York Gas Group (NYGAS), to develop an in-pipe natural gas prototype measurement and wireless communications system for assessing and monitoring distribution networks. In Phase II of this three-phase program, an improved prototype system was built for low-pressure cast-iron and high-pressure steel (including a no-blow installation system) mains and tested in a serial-network configuration in a live network in Long Island with the support of Keyspan Energy, Inc. The experiment was carried out in several open-hole excavations over a multi-day period. The prototype units (3 total) combined sensors capable of monitoring pressure, flow, humidity, temperature and vibration, which were sampled and combined in data-packages in an in-pipe master-repeater-slave configuration in serial or ladder-network arrangements. It was verified that the system was capable of performing all data-sampling, data-storage and collection as expected, yielding interesting results as to flow-dynamics and vibration-detection. Wireless in-pipe communications were shown to be feasible and the system was demonstrated to run off in-ground battery- and above-ground solar power. The remote datalogger access and storage-card features were demonstrated and used to log and post-process system data. Real-time data-display on an updated Phase-I GUI was used for in-field demonstration and troubleshooting.

Hagen Schempf

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Communications Security Analysis for Control System Networks: Preliminary Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Communications capabilities in the control system network are expanding and security issues are becoming more important as the electric power industry migrates from relatively slow, serial communications to high-speed, asynchronous communications. This report surveys current and evolving wired and wireless high-speed communication technologies to create a roadmap for planning control system network upgrades before regulation or equipment obsolescence and reliability concerns become issues. Technologies s...

2007-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Design considerations for a fiber optic communications network for power systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The design of a fiber optic communication network for monitoring and control in power systems is discussed. It is shown that by appropriate choice of protocols, a fault-tolerant system can be built that operates in any arbitrary configuration. Since the network is based on fiber optics, it can be made fast enough for substation monitoring and control. In this application, a relatively small number of cables is required to implement a high reliability system. The network can also be used for distribution automation. In this application the network is required to reach all parts of the power system, and the fiber cable itself becomes a significant fraction of the cost of communications. However, since many applications can be supported at once, the cost per function can be reasonable.

Kirkham, H.; Johnston, A.R. [Jet Propulsion Lab., Pasadena, CA (United States); Allen, G.D. [American Electric Power Service Corp., Columbus, OH (United States)

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliable Data Communication and Storage in Underwater Acoustic Networks.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Underwater acoustic communications (UAC) and networking (UAN) are promising paradigms for various oceanic applications. However, acoustic signal transmissions are characterized by long propagation delay, frequency-dependent… (more)

Cao, Rui

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Communications-based automated assessment of team cognitive performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we performed analysis of speech communications in order to determine if we can differentiate between expert and novice teams based on communication patterns. Two pairs of experts and novices performed numerous test sessions on the E-2 Enhanced ...

Kiran Lakkaraju; Susan Stevens-Adams; Robert G. Abbott; Chris Forsythe

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green networking for major components of information communication technology systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Green Networking can be the way to help reduce carbon emissions by the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry. This paper presents some of the major components of Green Networking and discusses how the carbon footprint of these components ...

Naveen Chilamkurti; Sherali Zeadally; Frank Mentiplay

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Communication Networks Guidebook for Intelligent Distribution Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes communication networks relevant to electric utility applications for utility members. Details to further an understanding of functional and technical capabilities and comparisons of such networks are included. The report also provides a detailed, systematic analysis of issues directly related to the integration, interoperability, and performance of the communication networks for distribution applications. The focus is to better understand the behavior of individual networks, especia...

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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A Protocol for Multimedia CDMA Personal Communication Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, a joint CDMA/TDMA protocol has been proposed for integrated video-phone/voice/data traffic in personal communication networks (PCN). The videophone service is implemented according to H.261 standard. The concept of dynamic boundary ... Keywords: CDMA, MAC, multimedia, personal communication networks, protocol

P. Xie; E. Gunawan; B. H. Soong; C. B. Soh

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A survey of communication/networking in Smart Grids  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Smart Grid is designed to integrate advanced communication/networking technologies into electrical power grids to make them ''smarter''. Current situation is that most of the blackouts and voltage sags could be prevented if we have better and faster ... Keywords: Communication, Control and management, Networking, Optimization, QoS, Smart Grid

Jingcheng Gao; Yang Xiao; Jing Liu; Wei Liang; C.L. Philip Chen

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On Nonblocking Folded-Clos Networks in Computer Communication Environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

--Folded-Clos networks, also referred to as fat-trees, have been widely used as interconnects in large scale high, and establishes nonblocking conditions. Keywords-Clos Networks; fat-tree; nonblocking; computer communications; I. INTRODUCTION Clos networks and their variations such as folded-Clos (also referred to as fat-trees) have been

Yuan, Xin

67

Collaborative Gain in Resource Sharing Communication Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider a Multi-Hopping communication network of users transmitting information on a shared medium with limited resources, e.g., limited time and limited bandwidth. Users are able to transmit, receive, retrieve and reply information in a collaborative way. We assume that two users collaborate (one acts as a relay for another) only if, as a result of the collaboration, they gain more capacity, save on resources or save power. We perform optimal resource allocation for three problems: 1) maximizing the capacity given limited resource and energy, 2) minimizing the resource usage given capacity and energy and 3) minimizing energy usage given capacity and resources. By comparing the collaboration gain as a function of the channels and available energies, one may decide either to collaborate or not and select a collaborator among candidates. We find the conditions in which acting as relay results in capacity gain, resource or power saving. We show that a significant gain is attained only if the channel energy g...

Akhavan-Astaneh, Saeed

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Communication Reliability in Network on Chip Designs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The performance of low latency Network on Chip (NoC) architectures, which incorporate fast bypass paths to reduce communication latency, is limited by crosstalk induced skewing of signal transitions on link wires. As a result of crosstalk interactions between wires, signal transitions belonging to the same flit or bit vector arrive at the destination at different times and are likely to violate setup and hold time constraints for the design. This thesis proposes a two-step technique: TransSync- RecSync, to dynamically eliminate packet errors resulting from inter-bit-line transition skew. The proposed approach adds minimally to router complexity and involves no wire overhead. The actual throughput of NoC designs with asynchronous bypass designs is evaluated and the benefits of augmenting such schemes with the proposed design are studied. The TransSync, TransSync-2-lines and RecSync schemes described here are found to improve the average communication latency by 26%, 20% and 38% respectively in a 7X7 mesh NoC with asynchronous bypass channel. This work also evaluates the bit-error ratio (BER) performance of several existing crosstalk avoidance and error correcting schemes and compares them to that of the proposed schemes. Both TransSync and RecSync scheme are dynamic in nature and can be switched on and off on-the-fly. The proposed schemes can therefore be employed to impart unequal error protection (UEP) against intra-flit skewing on NoC links. In the UEP, a larger fraction of the energy budget is spent in providing protection to those parts of the data being transmitted on the link which have a higher priority, while expending smaller effort in protecting relatively less important parts of the data. This allows us to achieve the prescribed level of performance with lower levels of power. The benefits of the presented technique are illustrated using an H.264 video decoder system-on-chip (SoC) employing NoC architecture. We show that for Akyio test streams transmitted over 3mm long link wires, the power consumption can be reduced by as much as 20% at the cost of an acceptable degradation in average peak signal to noise ratio (PSNR) with UEP.

Kumar, Reeshav

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

69

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Development and validation of time-series synthesizers of rain attenuation for Ka-band and Q=V-band satellite communication systems

Laurent Castanet; Carlo Riva; Uwe-carsten Fiebig; Max Van De Kamp; Antonio Martellucci

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On optical communications networks and wideband network architecture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The optical networks of today are just beginning to realize their abilities to carry a tremendous amount of information in the forms of voice, data and video signals on a single optical fiber. However, many challenges lay ahead as designers and system ... Keywords: Optical networks, Wave division multiplexing and optical switching, Wideband network architecture

K Makki; J Broussard; N Pissinou

2000-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Communication Networks Guidebook for Intelligent Transmission Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A Smart Grid will provide a wide-area view of system performance and health and anticipate events and take action to avoid disruptions or minimize their impact. With these capabilities, utilities can improve reliability and optimize utilization of assets. Robust and highly integrated communications and distributed computing infrastructures will be needed to create a Smart Grid. However, there are numerous communication technologies; and identifying, analyzing, and selecting the right networks to support ...

2009-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

72

Network Communication as a Service-Oriented Capability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In widely distributed systems generally, and in science-oriented Grids in particular, software, CPU time, storage, etc., are treated as"services" -- they can be allocated and used with service guarantees that allows them to be integrated into systems that perform complex tasks. Network communication is currently not a service -- it is provided, in general, as a"best effort" capability with no guarantees and only statistical predictability. In order for Grids (and most types of systems with widely distributed components) to be successful in performing the sustained, complex tasks of large-scale science -- e.g., the multi-disciplinary simulation of next generation climate modeling and management and analysis of the petabytes of data that will come from the next generation of scientific instrument (which is very soon for the LHC at CERN) -- networks must provide communication capability that is service-oriented: That is it must be configurable, schedulable, predictable, and reliable. In order to accomplish this, the research and education network community is undertaking a strategy that involves changes in network architecture to support multiple classes of service; development and deployment of service-oriented communication services, and; monitoring and reporting in a form that is directly useful to the application-oriented system so that it may adapt to communications failures. In this paper we describe ESnet's approach to each of these -- an approach that is part of an international community effort to have intra-distributed system communication be based on a service-oriented capability.

Johnston, William; Johnston, William; Metzger, Joe; Collins, Michael; Burrescia, Joseph; Dart, Eli; Gagliardi, Jim; Guok, Chin; Oberman, Kevin; O'Conner, Mike

2008-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of broadband over power line channel capacity of shipboard power system cables for ship communications networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Broadband over Power Line (BPL) technology has garnered significant attention lately due to recent advancements in solid state technologies and channel coding schemes. The successful application of BPL technology for in-home automation and networking has led to suggestions of applying BPL in other systems including ships. The application of BPL technology using the Shipboard Power System (SPS) as a potential communications network for ship automation systems has been proposed, to achieve recent U.S. Navy ship management concepts geared toward reducing ship manning while improving operational efficiency. This thesis presents an analytical model developed to examine the channel response characteristics and estimated throughput capacity of SPS cables. The work used a multiconductor transmission line theory based approach to model the channel response of SPS distribution lines and estimated the channel throughput capacity using a “water-filling” communication technique. This work found that BPL using the SPS holds a strong potential for use as a communications network for ship communication systems.

Akinnikawe, Ayorinde

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

Link power coordination for energy conservation in complex communication networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Communication networks consume huge, and rapidly growing, amount of energy. However, a lot of the energy consumption is wasted due to the lack of global link power coordination in these complex systems. This paper proposes several link power coordination schemes to achieve energy-efficient routing by progressively putting some links into energy saving mode and hence aggregating traffic during periods of low traffic load. We show that the achievable energy savings not only depend on the link power coordination schemes, but also on the network topologies. In the random network, there is no scheme that can significantly outperform others. In the scale-free network, when the largest betweenness first (LBF) scheme is used, phase transition of the networks' transmission capacities during the traffic cooling down phase is observed. Motivated by this, a hybrid link power coordination scheme is proposed to significantly reduce the energy consumption in the scale-free network. In a real Internet Service Provider (ISP)'...

Zhang, Guo-Qiang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

75

Formal validation of automated policy refinement in the management of network security systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Policy hierarchies and automated policy refinement are powerful approaches to simplify administration of security services in complex network environments. A crucial issue for the practical use of these approaches is to ensure the validity of the policy ... Keywords: Formal validation, Model-based management, Network security, Policy based management, Security policies

João Porto de Albuquerque; Heiko Krumm; Paulo Lício de Geus

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

76

E-print Network: Research Communications for Scientists and Engineers  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

E-print Web Log E-print Web Log E-print Network E-print Network About Search Browse by Discipline Find Scientific Societies Receive E-print Alerts Contact Us Help Home Site Map OSTI DOE For Immediate Release January 10, 2005 For more information, contact: Alison Buckholtz, SPARC, alison@arl.org Susan Tackett, OSTI, tacketts@osti.gov DOE/OSTI's E-PRINT NETWORK SELECTED AS SPARC PARTNER Provides Research Communications and Full-Text Searching of Science Websites and Databases Washington, DC -SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) today announced that the E-print Network, a free service of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), has been chosen as a SPARC Scientific Communities partner. The selection recognizes the contribution of the E-print Network to expanded availability and use of open-access scientific and technical research on the Internet.

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A new communication paradigm for mobile TV over cellular network Dr. Hongxiang Li  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A new communication paradigm for mobile TV over cellular network Dr. Hongxiang Li Electrical terrestrial TV network and propose a new mobile TV communication paradigm that is radically different from and communication theory (i.e., Network Coding and Dirty Paper Coding) in the new mobile TV system design. Despite

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On the use of ultrasonic waves as a communications medium in biosensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the problem ofwireless communications in human tissue is addressed for biosensor network applications. Today's offered solutions involve the usage of RF communication systems, which have shown to provide adequate performance to ensure ... Keywords: biosensor networks, body area networks, channel model, implanted sensors, ultrasonic communications

Yiannis Davilis; Antonis Kalis; Antonis Ifantis

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Defenses against Covert-Communications in Multimedia and Sensor Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Steganography and covert-communications represent a great and real threat today more than ever due to the evolution of modern communications. This doctoral work proposes defenses against such covert-communication techniques in two threatening but underdeveloped domains. Indeed, this work focuses on the novel problem of visual sensor network steganalysis but also proposes one of the first solutions against video steganography. The first part of the dissertation looks at covert-communications in videos. The contribution of this study resides in the combination of image processing using motion vector interpolation and non-traditional detection theory to obtain better results in identifying the presence of embedded messages in videos compared to what existing still-image steganalytic solutions would offer. The proposed algorithm called MoViSteg utilizes the specifics of video, as a whole and not as a series of images, to decide on the occurrence of steganography. Contrary to other solutions, MoViSteg is a video-specific algorithm, and not a repetitive still-image steganalysis, and allows for detection of embedding in partially corrupted sequences. This dissertation also lays the foundation for the novel study of visual sensor network steganalysis. We develop three different steganalytic solutions to the problem of covert-communications in visual sensor networks. Because of the inadequacy of the existing steganalytic solutions present in the current research literature, we introduce the novel concept of preventative steganalysis, which aims at discouraging potential steganographic attacks. We propose a set of solutions with active and passive warden scenarii using the material made available by the network. To quantify the efficiency of the preventative steganalysis, a new measure for evaluating the risk of steganography is proposed: the embedding potential which relies on the uncertainty of the image’s pixel values prone to corruption.

Jainsky, Julien Sebastien 1981-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Achieving dependability in sensor networks through automated requirements-based programming  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A sensor network can be viewed as a distributed system consisting of many nodes (processes) that communicate and exchange data. Such a system, including an application running on top of the sensor network, is inherently difficult to model and validate. ... Keywords: Automatic code generation, Formal methods, Sensor networks

Michael G. Hinchey; James L. Rash; Christopher A. Rouff; Denis Gra?anin

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SECURITY AND COMMUNICATION NETWORKS Security Comm. Networks. (2009)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in fiber-optics continuous- variable quantum key distribution. Physical Review 2005; 72: 050303(R). 37 and quantum cryptography services in optical burst switching networks Yuhua Chen1, , Pramode K. Verma2 University, Stillwater, OK 74078, U.S.A. Summary Optical burst switching (OBS) is the most promising optical

Kak, Subhash

82

Challenges for Efficient Communication in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract — Ocean bottom sensor nodes can be used for oceanographic data collection, pollution monitoring, offshore exploration and tactical surveillance applications. Moreover, Unmanned or Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (UUVs, AUVs), equipped with sensors, will find application in exploration of natural undersea resources and gathering of scientific data in collaborative monitoring missions. Underwater acoustic networking is the enabling technology for these applications. Underwater Networks consist of a variable number of sensors and vehicles that are deployed to perform collaborative monitoring tasks over a given area. In this paper, several fundamental key aspects of underwater acoustic communications are investigated. Different architectures for two-dimensional and three-dimensional underwater sensor networks are discussed, and the underwater channel is characterized. The main challenges for the development of efficient networking solutions posed by the underwater environment are detailed at all layers of the protocol stack. Furthermore, open research issues are discussed and possible solution approaches are outlined. I.

Ian F. Akyildiz; Dario Pompili; Tommaso Melodia

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

Communication synthesis of networks-on-chip (NoC)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The emergence of networks-on-chip (NoC) as the communication infrastructure solution for complex multi-core SoCs presents communication synthesis challenges. This dissertation addresses the design and run-time management aspects of communication synthesis. Design reuse and the infeasibility of Intellectual Property (IP) core interface redesign, requires the development of a Core-Network Interface (CNI) which allows them to communicate over the on-chip network. The absence of intelligence amongst the NoC components, entails the introduction of a CNI capable of not only providing basic packetization and depacketization, but also other essential services such as reliability, power management, reconguration and test support. A generic CNI architecture providing these services for NoCs is proposed and evaluated in this dissertation. Rising on-chip communication power costs and reliability concerns due to these, motivate the development of a peak power management technique that is both scalable to dierent NoCs and adaptable to varying trac congurations. A scalable and adaptable peak power management technique - SAPP - is proposed and demonstrated. Latency and throughput improvements observed with SAPP demonstrate its superiority over existing techniques. Increasing design complexity make prediction of design lifetimes dicult. Post SoC deployment, an on-line health monitoring scheme, is essential to maintain con- dence in the correct operation of on-chip cores. The rising design complexity and IP core test costs makes non-concurrent testing of the IP cores infeasible. An on-line scheme capable of managing IP core test in the presence of executing applications is essential. Such a scheme ensures application performance and system power budgets are eciently managed. This dissertation proposes Concurrent On-Line Test (COLT) for NoC-based systems and demonstrates how a robust implementation of COLT using a Test Infrastructure-IP (TI-IP) can be used to maintain condence in the correct operation of the SoC.

Bhojwani, Praveen Sunder

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Communication synthesis of networks-on-chip (noc)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The emergence of networks-on-chip (NoC) as the communication infrastructure solution for complex multi-core SoCs presents communication synthesis challenges. This dissertation addresses the design and run-time management aspects of communication synthesis. Design reuse and the infeasibility of Intellectual Property (IP) core interface redesign, requires the development of a Core-Network Interface (CNI) which allows them to communicate over the on-chip network. The absence of intelligence amongst the NoC components, entails the introduction of a CNI capable of not only providing basic packetization and depacketization, but also other essential services such as reliability, power management, reconguration and test support. A generic CNI architecture providing these services for NoCs is proposed and evaluated in this dissertation. Rising on-chip communication power costs and reliability concerns due to these, motivate the development of a peak power management technique that is both scalable to dierent NoCs and adaptable to varying trac congurations. A scalable and adaptable peak power management technique - SAPP - is proposed and demonstrated. Latency and throughput improvements observed with SAPP demonstrate its superiority over existing techniques. Increasing design complexity make prediction of design lifetimes dicult. Post SoC deployment, an on-line health monitoring scheme, is essential to maintain con- dence in the correct operation of on-chip cores. The rising design complexity and IP core test costs makes non-concurrent testing of the IP cores infeasible. An on-line scheme capable of managing IP core test in the presence of executing applications is essential. Such a scheme ensures application performance and system power budgets are eciently managed. This dissertation proposes Concurrent On-Line Test (COLT) for NoC-based systems and demonstrates how a robust implementation of COLT using a Test Infrastructure-IP (TI-IP) can be used to maintain condence in the correct operation of the SoC.

Bhojwani, Praveen Sunder

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing a ZigBee home automation network.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??As electronics and appliances in the home continue to evolve, wireless networks that can monitor and control these are becoming more prevalent. Development platforms for… (more)

Comai, Michael A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated Heart Wall Motion Abnormality Detection From Ultrasound Images using Bayesian Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Automated Heart Wall Motion Abnormality Detection From Ultrasound Images using Bayesian Networks± . maleeha.qazi@siemens.com , glenn.fung@siemens.com Abstract Coronary Heart Disease can be diagnosed by mea- suring and scoring regional motion of the heart wall in ultrasound images of the left ventricle (LV

Rosales, Rómer E.

87

The Role of Communication and Trust in Global Virtual Teams: A Social Network Perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The importance of communication and trust in the context of global virtual teams has been noted and reiterated in the information systems (IS) literature. Yet precisely how communication and trust influence certain outcomes within virtual teams remains ... Keywords: Communication, Distributed Teams, Global Virtual Teams, Hybrid Teams, Individual Performance, Mediation, Networked Individualism, Social Network Analysis, Trust

Saonee Sarker; Manju Ahuja; Suprateek Sarker; Sarah Kirkeby

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design of QoS in Intelligent Communication Environments Based on Neural Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Due to the latest developments in communication and computing, smart services and applications are being deployed for various applications such as entertainment, health care, smart homes, security and surveillance. In intelligent communication environments, ... Keywords: Congestion control, High-speed computer network, Intelligent communication environments, Neural network

N. Xiong; L. T. Yang; Y. Yang; J. H. Park; G. Wei

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application Opportunities in Wireless Communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report presents results of examining applications of wireless technologies that may present business potential for energy companies. Five different wireless technology areas are reviewed. Three areas -- Communication Networks, Monitored Security Services, and Home Automation -- potentially represent new business ventures for utilities. Two areas -- Automatic Vehicle Location and Automated Field-Force Management -- represent wireless applications with potential for reduced operating costs and improve...

1998-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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An approach for location area planning in a personal communication services network (PCSN)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper deals with an approach for planning location areas (LAs) in a personal communication services network (PCSN) to be overlaid on an existing wired network. Given the average speed of mobile terminals, the number of mobile switching centers (MSCs), ... Keywords: CMRs, Call-to-mobility ratios, LA, LU, PCSN, cost optimization, heuristic, location area, location update, paging, personal communication services network

P. S. Bhattacharjee; D. Saha; A. Mukherjee

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A peer-to-peer overlay approach for emergency mobile ad hoc network based multimedia communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Overlay networks are located on top of the physical network and are generally favored for the implementation of peer-to-peer (P2P) networks providing services such as voice over IP (VoIP) communications. The operation of the overlay network results in ... Keywords: ad hoc networking, emergency, overlays, peer-to-peer

Grant P. Millar; Tipu A. Ramrekha; Christos Politis

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Moving HomePlug to Industrial Applications with Power-Line Communication Network  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Home networking is becoming an attractive application not only for the Internet access but also for home automation. Being a high-speed and dominant standard presently, HomePlug has an important role in home LAN connecting ...

Zhao, Z.W.

93

Artificial neural networks for automated year-round temperature prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Crops and livestock in most of the southeastern United States are susceptible to potential losses due to extreme cold and heat. However, given suitable warning, agricultural and horticultural producers can mitigate the damage of extreme temperature events. ... Keywords: Artificial intelligence, Frost protection, Fruit crops, Neural network, Temperature prediction, Vegetable crops

Brian A. Smith; Gerrit Hoogenboom; Ronald W. McClendon

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Communication network modeling for simulation of wide area monitoring and control applications in power systems.  

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??This thesis has mainly focused on investigating the effect of communication network on the power system operation. The main objective of this research has been… (more)

MUDIYANSELAGE, SARANGA D. EDIRISINGHE DISSANAYAKE TENNAKOON

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of communication infrastructure on forwarding in pocket switched networks  

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Recently, it has been established on multiple experimental data sets that human contact processes exhibit heavy-tailed inter-event distributions. This characteristic makes it difficult to transport data with a finite transfer time in a network of mobile devices, relying on opportunistic contacts only. Using various experimental data sets, we analyze how different types of communication infrastructure impact the feasibility of data transfers among mobile devices. The first striking result is that the heavy tailed nature of the contact processes persists after infrastructure is introduced. We establish experimentally that infrastructure improves significantly multiple opportunistic contact properties, relevant to opportunistic forwarding algorithms. We discuss how infrastructure can be used to design simpler and more efficient (in terms of delay and number of hops) opportunistic forwarding algorithms. In addition to this, for the first time in a study like this, the communication pattern of nodes is taken into account in the analysis. We also show that node pairs that have a real-life history of communication have contact properties that are better for opportunistic message forwarding to each other than what other node pairs have.

Anders Lindgren; Christophe Diot; James Scott

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Efficient Communication Interfaces for Distributed Energy Resources  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The IEC 61850 standard originally was developed for the substation automation. During the past years it was adapted for the integration of distributed energy resources into communication networks, however, with specific requirements. Many small and midsize ... Keywords: Client-Server, Data Modeling, Distributed Systems, Information and Communication Technologies, Networks

Heinz Frank; Sidonia Mesentean

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable line stations) (Smart  

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ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable line stations) (Smart ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable line stations) (Smart Grid Project) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable line stations) Country Hungary Headquarters Location Budapest, Hungary Coordinates 47.498405°, 19.040758° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":47.498405,"lon":19.040758,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Exponential random graph modeling of communication networks to understand organizational crisis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent social network studies, exponential random graph models have been used comprehensively to model global social network structure as a function of their local features. In this study, we describe the exponential random graph models and demonstrate ... Keywords: email communications, exponential random graph models, organizational disintegration, p* models, social networks, statistical models for social networks

Jafar Hamra; Shahadat Uddin; Liaquat Hossain

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

The DRL Underwater Sensor Network: Supporting Dual Communications, Sensing, and Mobility  

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The DRL Underwater Sensor Network: Supporting Dual Communications, Sensing, and Mobility Iuliu Vasilescu, Carrick Detweiler and Daniela Rus We propose to demonstrate the underwater sensor network are anchored with weights and form a static underwater network. This network self-localizes a range based 3D

Farritor, Shane

100

Increasing capacity of baseband digital data communication networks  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention provides broadband network capabilities for baseband digital collision detection transceiver equipment for communication between a plurality of data stations by affording simultaneous transmission of multiple channels over a broadband pass transmission link such as a coaxial cable. Thus, a fundamental carrier wave is transmitted on said link, received at local data stations and used to detect signals on different baseband channels for reception. For transmission the carrier wave typically is used for segregating a plurality of at least two transmission channels into typically single sideband upper and lower pass bands of baseband bandwidth capability adequately separated with guard bands to permit simple separation for receiving by means of pass band filters, etc.

Frankel, Robert S. (Centereach, NY); Herman, Alexander (Hertzelia, IL)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cellular Controlled Short-Range Communication for Cooperative P2P Networking  

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This article advocates a novel communication architecture and associated collaborative framework for future wireless communication systems. In contrast to the dominating cellular architecture and the upcoming peer-to-peer architecture, the new approach ... Keywords: Energy efficiency, Medium access control, Peer-to-peer networking, Wireless cooperative networking

Frank H. Fitzek; Marcos Katz; Qi Zhang

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Simulator for PROSIMOS (priority communications for critical situations on mobile networks) service  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Public Mobile Networks (PMN) are at the very heart of nowadays communications. They are not only used by individuals, but also by a large number of Agencies committed to Security and Safety. This will be even more common in near future, when cities become ... Keywords: EMSOA enabler technology, business models, priority communications, wireless emergency communications

Roberto Gimenez; Inmaculada Luengo; Anna Mereu; Diego Gimenez; Rosa Ana Casar; Judith Pertejo; Salvador Díaz; Jose F. Monserrat; Vicente Osa; Javier Herrera; Maria Amor Ortega; Iñigo Arizaga

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Energy-aware real-time communication in wireless ad-hoc micro sensors network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Perfect functioning not only at hardware level but also at software level design is indispensable to quench the thirst of an ideal real time communication. From software perspective, in the timeless sensitive communication context, Real-Time Operating ... Keywords: energy awareness, real-time communication, real-time operating system, sensor network

Sohail Jabbar; Abid Ali Minhas

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Hybrid digital signal processing and neural networks for automated diagnostics using NDE methods  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The primary purpose of the current research was to develop an integrated approach by combining information compression methods and artificial neural networks for the monitoring of plant components using nondestructive examination data. Specifically, data from eddy current inspection of heat exchanger tubing were utilized to evaluate this technology. The focus of the research was to develop and test various data compression methods (for eddy current data) and the performance of different neural network paradigms for defect classification and defect parameter estimation. Feedforward, fully-connected neural networks, that use the back-propagation algorithm for network training, were implemented for defect classification and defect parameter estimation using a modular network architecture. A large eddy current tube inspection database was acquired from the Metals and Ceramics Division of ORNL. These data were used to study the performance of artificial neural networks for defect type classification and for estimating defect parameters. A PC-based data preprocessing and display program was also developed as part of an expert system for data management and decision making. The results of the analysis showed that for effective (low-error) defect classification and estimation of parameters, it is necessary to identify proper feature vectors using different data representation methods. The integration of data compression and artificial neural networks for information processing was established as an effective technique for automation of diagnostics using nondestructive examination methods.

Upadhyaya, B.R.; Yan, W. [Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States). Dept. of Nuclear Engineering

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Secure wireless data communications for distribution automation in the Smart Grid  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For many utilities operators, making their electric grid smarter is an increasingly important task with the goal of creating a system that is optimized for efficient delivery of electricity. Automation has been the primary driver and many electric utilities ...

Colin Lippincott

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

System and Network Management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document covers Systems and Network Management Requirements and is the first deliverable in a joint EPRI and Utility User Project to develop Network Management capability for Electric Utility Automation Systems (UAS) using international communication standards such as IEC 61850. The management of substation automation systems is critical since tools are now based, for the most part, on proprietary hardware and software. In modern state-of-the art substations, traditional network management has ...

2012-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

107

Early History of Networks Basis for Modern Communication  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

HA.1 Internet history and architecture HA.2 PSTN history and architecture HA.3 SCADA networks overview HA.4 Other networks

James P. G. Sterbenz; James P. G. Sterbenz; James P. G. Sterbenz; James P. G. Sterbenz; James P. G. Sterbenz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Network Communication as a Service-Oriented Capability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

21] “Measuring Circuit Based Networks,” Joe Metzger, ESnet.http://www.es.net/pub/esnet- doc/index.html#JM021307 [22] “ESnet Network Measurements,” Joe Metzger,

Johnston, William

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Microsoft Word - Johnston.IOS.Network Communication as a Service...  

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diagnostic transparency, etc. * Robustness and stability (network reliability) are essential. Large-scale investment in science facilities and experiments makes network...

110

The design of a transceiver for packet video communication on an integrated services network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article describes the architecture of a special Packet Video Transceiver, which is appropriate for the communication of broadcast television signals between two stations of an Integrated Services Network. The system performs line processing and ...

A. S. Andreatos; E. N. Protonotarios; G. De Grandi

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

The use of MIMO technologies in wireless communication networks  

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This paper provides a detailed picture on computer networks and especially on wireless networks, focusing on specific characteristics of wireless systems. By using MIMO technology (Multiple Input Multiple Output), network logon ca be realized at distances ... Keywords: IEEE standards, MIMO technology, routers, wireless networks

Marius-Constantin O. S. Popescu; Nikos E. Mastorakis

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Sparse Multichannel Estimation Algorithm for Cooperative Underwater Acoustic Communication Networks  

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Introduction: Cooperative Underwater Acoustic Communicationsgain for wireless and underwater network in interference-

Richard, Nick; Mitra, Urbasi

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Resilience and survivability in communication networks: Strategies, principles, and survey of disciplines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Internet has become essential to all aspects of modern life, and thus the consequences of network disruption have become increasingly severe. It is widely recognised that the Internet is not sufficiently resilient, survivable, and dependable, and ... Keywords: Availability, Communication network, Critical infrastructure, Defence, Defense, Dependability, Detection, Diagnosis, Disruption tolerance, Fault tolerance, Future Internet resilience, Metrics, Performability, Recovery, Refinement, Reliability, Remediation, Restoration, Security, Survivability

James P. G. Sterbenz; David Hutchison; Egemen K. Çetinkaya; Abdul Jabbar; Justin P. Rohrer; Marcus Schöller; Paul Smith

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Analysis and evaluation of Secos, a protocol for energy efficient and secure communication in sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wireless sensor networks are increasingly being used in applications where the communication between nodes needs to be protected from eavesdropping and tampering. Such protection is typically provided using techniques from symmetric key cryptography. ... Keywords: Energy efficient key distribution, Key management, Key refreshment, Sensor network security, Symmetric cryptography

Issa Khalil; Saurabh Bagchi; Ness Shroff

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Communication Delay in Wormhole-Switched Tori Networks under Bursty Workloads  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Workloads generated by the real-world parallel applications that are executed on a multicomputer have a strong effect on the performance of its interconnection network—the hardware fabric supporting communication among individual processors. Existing ... Keywords: interconnection networks, message latency, multicomputers, multimedia applications, performance modeling/analysis

G. Min; M. Ould-khaoua

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Nonfederal Automated Weather Stations and Networks in the United States in the United States and Canada: A Preliminary Survey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Not all weather data are collected by federal agencies. Fueled by the need for more specific meteorological data in real or near-real time, the number of automated weather stations (AWSS) and AWS networks has expanded to the state and private ...

Steven J. Meyer; Kenneth G. Hubbard

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Line-plane broadcasting in a data communications network of a parallel computer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for line-plane broadcasting in a data communications network of a parallel computer, the parallel computer comprising a plurality of compute nodes connected together through the network, the network optimized for point to point data communications and characterized by at least a first dimension, a second dimension, and a third dimension, that include: initiating, by a broadcasting compute node, a broadcast operation, including sending a message to all of the compute nodes along an axis of the first dimension for the network; sending, by each compute node along the axis of the first dimension, the message to all of the compute nodes along an axis of the second dimension for the network; and sending, by each compute node along the axis of the second dimension, the message to all of the compute nodes along an axis of the third dimension for the network.

Archer, Charles J. (Rochester, MN); Berg, Jeremy E. (Rochester, MN); Blocksome, Michael A. (Rochester, MN); Smith, Brian E. (Rochester, MN)

2010-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

118

Instrumentation, Field Network And Process Automation for the LHC Cryogenic Line Tests  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper describes the cryogenic control system and associated instrumentation of the test facility for 3 pre-series units of the LHC Cryogenic Distribution Line. For each unit, the process automation is based on a Programmable Logic Con-troller implementing more than 30 closed control loops and handling alarms, in-terlocks and overall process management. More than 160 sensors and actuators are distributed over 150 m on a Profibus DP/PA network. Parameterization, cali-bration and diagnosis are remotely available through the bus. Considering the diversity, amount and geographical distribution of the instru-mentation involved, this is a representative approach to the cryogenic control system for CERN's next accelerator.

Bager, T; Bertrand, G; Casas-Cubillos, J; Gomes, P; Parente, C; Riddone, G; Suraci, A

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Towards a Metric for Communication Network Vulnerability to ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... power law model where the value of a network is ... between the value function and the critical subset of ... a backup one), and the attacker has a budget ...

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

120

Wireless communication network architecture for the smart grid applications.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Masters Research - Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Smart grid is a novel initiative in the power electric distribution network that aims to provide an intelligent,… (more)

Castellanos, German

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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About efficiency in wireless communication frameworks on vehicular networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nowadays, the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) attract many attentions. ITS applications would indeed increase the road safety and the transport efficiency, limit the impact of the vehicles on the environment, improve the overall productivity... However, ... Keywords: ITS, VANET, distributed framework, dynamic ad hoc networks, embedded architecture, road experiments, vehicular networks

Bertrand Ducourthial

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Network-Centric Quantum Communications with Application to Critical Infrastructure Protection  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Network-centric quantum communications (NQC) - a new, scalable instantiation of quantum cryptography providing key management with forward security for lightweight encryption, authentication and digital signatures in optical networks - is briefly described. Results from a multi-node experimental test-bed utilizing integrated photonics quantum communications components, known as QKarDs, include: quantum identification; verifiable quantum secret sharing; multi-party authenticated key establishment, including group keying; and single-fiber quantum-secured communications that can be applied as a security retrofit/upgrade to existing optical fiber installations. A demonstration that NQC meets the challenging simultaneous latency and security requirements of electric grid control communications, which cannot be met without compromises using conventional cryptography, is described.

Richard J. Hughes; Jane E. Nordholt; Kevin P. McCabe; Raymond T. Newell; Charles G. Peterson; Rolando D. Somma

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Temporal motifs reveal homophily, gender-specific patterns and group talk in mobile communication networks  

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Electronic communication records provide detailed information about temporal aspects of human interaction. Previous studies have shown that individuals' communication patterns have complex temporal structure, and that this structure has system-wide effects. In this paper we use mobile phone records to show that interaction patterns involving multiple individuals have non-trivial temporal structure that cannot be deduced from a network presentation where only interaction frequencies are taken into account. We apply a recently introduced method, temporal motifs, to identify interaction patterns in a temporal network where nodes have additional attributes such as gender and age. We then develop a null model that allows identifying differences between various types of nodes so that these differences are independent of the network based on interaction frequencies. We find gender-related differences in communication patters, and show the existence of temporal homophily, the tendency of similar individuals to partic...

Kovanen, Lauri; Kertész, János; Saramäki, Jari

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Frontal Rainfall Observation by a Commercial Microwave Communication Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A novel approach for reconstruction of rainfall spatial–temporal dynamics from a wireless microwave network is presented. It employs a stochastic space–time model based on a rainfall advection model, assimilated using a Kalman filter. The ...

Artem Zinevich; Hagit Messer; Pinhas Alpert

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Open Automated Demand Response for Small Commerical Buildings  

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of Fully Automated Demand  Response in Large Facilities.  Fully Automated Demand Response Tests in Large Facilities.  Open Automated  Demand Response Communication Standards: 

Dudley, June Han

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Deployable aerial communication networks: challenges for futuristic applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aerial (or airborne) telecommunications have been investigated for three decades through the design and the evaluation of stratospheric platforms able to offer multiple types of wireless services. More recently though, a wide range of lower altitude ... Keywords: aerial networks, high altitude platforms, low altitude platforms, unmanned aerial vehicles

Laurent Reynaud; Tinku Rasheed

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Study of location management for next generation personal communication networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The main target of location management is to maintain location of users while minimizing the system operation. The process consists of location update, paging, and database consideration. The location update and paging manages the user-network interaction ... Keywords: centralized database (CDB), distributed database (DDB), location area scheme, location update, timer-based update strategy, velocity paging (VP)

Teerapat Sanguankotchakorn; Panuvit Wibullanon

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Demo: Achieving robust sensor networks through close coordination between narrow-band power line and low-power wireless communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sensor networks are increasingly available in home and industry automation applications. The use of battery-powered wireless sensor nodes eases network deployment, but the dynamic wireless medium, along with energy and bandwidth constraints, poses a ... Keywords: PLC, coordination, hybrid, robustness, wireless

Yanjun Sun; Sandeep Bhadra; Soon-Hyeok Choi; Minghua Fu; Xiaolin Lu

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Bounding Communication Energy Overhead in Parallel Networks with Power-Delay Scalability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We propose the energy scalability and power-delay product scalability as new metrics for calculating and estimating boundaries on the energy overhead of parallel processing systems. Because both properties consider network topology and the algorithm ... Keywords: energy overhead, communication overhead, energy scalability, power-delay scalability

James S. Tandon; Steven E. Butner

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Test Automation Test Automation  

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Test Automation Test Automation Mohammad Mousavi Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands Software Testing 2013 Mousavi: Test Automation #12;Test Automation Outline Test Automation Mousavi: Test Automation #12;Test Automation Why? Challenges of Manual Testing Test-case design: Choosing inputs

Mousavi, Mohammad

131

Locating hardware faults in a data communications network of a parallel computer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Hardware faults location in a data communications network of a parallel computer. Such a parallel computer includes a plurality of compute nodes and a data communications network that couples the compute nodes for data communications and organizes the compute node as a tree. Locating hardware faults includes identifying a next compute node as a parent node and a root of a parent test tree, identifying for each child compute node of the parent node a child test tree having the child compute node as root, running a same test suite on the parent test tree and each child test tree, and identifying the parent compute node as having a defective link connected from the parent compute node to a child compute node if the test suite fails on the parent test tree and succeeds on all the child test trees.

Archer, Charles J. (Rochester, MN); Megerian, Mark G. (Rochester, MN); Ratterman, Joseph D. (Rochester, MN); Smith, Brian E. (Rochester, MN)

2010-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

132

Synchrophasor Communication Infrastructure  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report details ongoing work begun in 2011 evaluating benefits of various wide-area communications approaches for transport of synchrophasor measurements, with a focus on latency. Recent discussions on synchrophasor use in the North American SynchroPhasor Initiative (NASPI) community have included consideration of automated closed-loop control over an Internet protocol (IP) network infrastructure.The project’s focus in 2012 has been twofold: NASPInet architecture design and ...

2012-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

133

Evolution of industrial automation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Automation has been of high priority for the manufacturing sector, from Ford's first set of Model-T Assembly lines in the early 1920s to the modern factory floor. With appropriate automation, the aim was to rationalise the production and keep ... Keywords: Ethernet, architecture, automated manufacturing, bus topology, control servers, distributed control, economies of scale, embedded intelligence, functionality, fuzzy logic, global village, graphic panel, industrial automation, networking, networks

R. Murugesan

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Distribution Automation Pilot Project Using the Utility Communications Architecture (UCA®) at City Public Service of San Antonio  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the Distribution Automation Pilot Project (DAPP) undertaken by City Public Service of San Antonio (CPS) with EPRI and Utility Consulting International (UCI).

2002-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

135

Definition: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Communications  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Communications and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Communications Network Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Communications Network SCADA communication networks are used to control geographically dispersed devices. The electricity grid has employed them for 15 years; smart grid implements SCADA more extensively both in geographic density and automated control of distribution system functionality. "SCADA systems are highly distributed systems used to control geographically dispersed assets, often scattered over thousands of square kilometers, where centralized data acquisition and control are critical to system operation." NIST Guide to Supervisory and Data Acquisition - SCADA and Industrial Control Systems Security (2007).[1]

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Follow-up Review of Control and Accountability of Emergency Communication Network Equipment, INS-L-12-01  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Control and Control and Accountability of Emergency Communication Network Equipment INS-L-12-01 December 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 21, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR FOR EMERGENCY OPERATIONS FROM: Sandra D. Bruce Assistant Inspector General for Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Inspection Report on "Follow-up Review of Control and Accountability of Emergency Communication Network Equipment" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's (Department) Emergency Communications Network (ECN) mission is to enable the exchange of classified and unclassified voice, data and video capabilities during national or Department emergencies. ECN connects approximately 80 remote Department sites

137

Design and fabrication of ring networks for high-speed communications between computers (multiprocessing systems)  

SciTech Connect

The results are presented of a design study of several possible implementations of a multinode pierce-type ring communications network. Using commercially available components, one ECL and two different TTL implementations were compared on the basis of performance (maximum system clock rate) and fabrication cost per node for a large ring. The ECL implementation was demonstrated to have a factor of nine better performance than the LS-TTL implementation, for a cost increase of only a few percent. A demonstration five-node ring network was then fabricated and tested; the performance results confirm the performance estimates. 16 references.

Gilbert, B.K.; Schwab, D.J.; Kinter, T.M.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Group Calibration of Silicon Cell Pyranometers for Use in an Automated Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Techniques for simultaneously calibrating a number of pyranometers for use with automated weather stations are examined. The pressure involves taking data from an Eppley precision spectral pyranometer and from up to 11 LI-COR pyranometers using a ...

L. A. Aceves-Navarro; K. O. Hubbard; J. Schmidt

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Definition: Distribution Automation | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Automation Automation Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Distribution Automation DA is a family of technologies including sensors, processors, communication networks, and switches that can perform a number of distribution system functions depending on how they are implemented. Over the last 20 years, utilities have been applying DA to improve reliability, service quality and operational efficiency. More recently, DA is being applied to perform automatic switching, reactive power compensation coordination, or other feeder operations/control.[1] Related Terms sustainability, smart grid References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/distribution_automation [[Ca LikeLike UnlikeLike You and one other like this.One person likes this. Sign Up to see what your friends like.

140

Microsoft Word - Johnston.IOS.Network Communication as a Service-Oriented Capability.5.doc  

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Communication as a Service-Oriented Communication as a Service-Oriented Capability William JOHNSTON, Joe METZGER, Mike O'CONNOR, Michael COLLINS, Joseph BURRESCIA, Eli DART, Jim GAGLIARDI, Chin GUOK, and Kevin OBERMAN ESnet, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Abstract. In widely distributed systems generally, and in science-oriented Grids in particular, software, CPU time, storage, etc., are treated as "services" - they can be allocated and used with service guarantees that allows them to be integrated into systems that perform complex tasks. Network communication is currently not a service - it is provided, in general, as a "best effort" capability with no guarantees and only statistical predictability. In order for Grids (and most types of systems with widely

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JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS, VOL. 9, NO. 4, DECEMBER 2007 1 Energy-Efficiency and Transmission Strategy Selection in  

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for the same throughput and bit error rate (BER) target. However, concerning the analysis of energy efficiency information. Energy analysis on cooperative MIMO in sensJOURNAL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS, VOL. 9, NO. 4, DECEMBER 2007 1 Energy

Dai, Huaiyu

142

Biometric methods for secure communications in body sensor networks: resource-efficient key management and signal-level data scrambling  

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As electronic communications become more prevalent, mobile and universal, the threats of data compromises also accordingly loom larger. In the context of a body sensor network (BSN), which permits pervasive monitoring of potentially sensitive medical ...

Francis Minhthang Bui; Dimitrios Hatzinakos

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Distribution automation. (Latest citations from the INSPEC database). Published Search  

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The bibliography contains citations concerning distribution automation for the electric power utility industry. Distribution automation comprises a combination of real-time load monitoring; detailed modeling of the distribution, generation, transmission, and customer systems; and remote control of devices. Distribution automation achieves energy conservation by reduction of consumption, lower losses in distribution and transmission mission circuits, and reduction of peak load. Topics covered include demand-side management, telecontrol, distribution networks, communications software, and cost-benefit analyses. (Contains a minimum of 93 citations and includes a subject term index and title list.)

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144

On improving communication in emergency response at network and organizational levels  

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A variety of communication technologies have been deployedto a good choice of communication technology. This effortincorporates communication technology and organizational

Dilmaghani, Raheleh B.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Building Technologies Office: Automated Home Energy Management...  

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Home Area Network Trends SmartGridCity(tm) Integration with Home Controls Automated HomeEnergy Management Automated Monitoring, Control, Diagnostics, Optimization and Soft Repair...

146

Architecture of Wireless Multimedia Mesh Network Nodes for Longwall Coal Mine Automation  

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Wireless multimedia mesh network is used for longwall coal mine face to transmit signal of data, voice and video in real time with the development of modern coal mine. The performance of the backhaul network especially it’s throughput is the essential ... Keywords: architecturet, mesh network nodes, longwall coal mine, 3-radio

Xiaolong Feng; Jiansheng Qian

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Automated Recurrent Neural Network Design of a Neural Controller in a Custom Power Device  

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A general purpose implementation of the Tabu Search metaheuristic, called Universal Tabu Search, is used to optimally design a Locally Recurrent Neural Network architecture. Indeed, the design of a neural network is a tedious and time consuming trial ... Keywords: custom power protection device, neural controller, recurrent neural networks, universal Tabu Search

B. Cannas; G. Celli; A. Fanni; F. Pilo

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

SECURITY AND COMMUNICATION NETWORKS Security Comm. Networks. 2009; 2:546554  

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in fiber-optics continuous- variable quantum key distribution. Physical Review 2005; 72: 050303(R). 37 framework for integrated classical and quantum cryptography services in optical burst switching networks of Computer Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, U.S.A. Summary Optical burst switching

Kak, Subhash

149

Effects of Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Channel Bandwidth on Performance of Individual Messages in Heterogeneous Communication Networks  

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Channel bandwidth available for a message on a communication network varies with time and link. This variation (heterogeneity) can have a significant effect on performance of an individual message and also that of the network as a whole. Therefore, it ... Keywords: Channel bandwidth, End-to-end delay, Multipath data transfer, Path selection, Spatial heterogeneity, Temporal heterogeneity, Throughput

Soo-Young Lee; Jun Huang

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

WILEY WCMC SPECIAL ISSUE ON UNDERWATER SENSOR NETWORKS (INVITED) 1 Prospects and Problems of Wireless Communication for Underwater  

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WILEY WCMC SPECIAL ISSUE ON UNDERWATER SENSOR NETWORKS (INVITED) 1 Prospects and Problems of Wireless Communication for Underwater Sensor Networkss Lanbo Liu, Shengli Zhou, and Jun-Hong Cui The work ISSUE ON UNDERWATER SENSOR NETWORKS (INVITED) 2 Abstract This paper reviews the physical fundamentals

Cui, Jun-Hong

151

Open Automated Demand Response Technologies for Dynamic Pricing and Smart Grid  

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for Automated Demand Response in Commercial Buildings. ” In2010. “Open Automated Demand Response Dynamic Pricing2009. “Open Automated Demand Response Communications

Ghatikar, Girish

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Communication and Energy Efficiency in Visual Sensor Networks for People Localization  

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This paper addresses the communication and energy efficiency in collaborative visual sensor networks (VSNs) for people localization, a challenging computer vision problem of its own. We focus on the design of a light-weight and energy efficient solution where people are localized based on distributed camera nodes integrating the so-called certainty map generated at each node, that records the target non-existence information within the camera s field of view. We first present a dynamic itinerary for certainty map integration where not only each sensor node transmits a very limited amount of data but that a limited number of camera nodes is involved. Then, we perform a comprehensive analytical study to evaluate communication and energy efficiency between different integration schemes, i.e., centralized and distributed integration. Based on results obtained from analytical study and real experiments, the distributed method shows effectiveness in detection accuracy as well as energy and bandwidth efficiency.

Karakaya, Mahmut [ORNL; Qi, Hairong [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Design of an Enhanced Handover Algorithm Based on a New Adaptive SR-ARQ for Next-Generation Mobile Communication Networks  

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Next-generation mobile communication networks are supposed to provide various high capacity multimedia services to mobile users using various kinds of access networks. Among them, the WiNGS system developed by ETRI as one of 4G mobile system provides ... Keywords: Mobile communication networks, handover performance, SR-ARQ, reordering, WiNGS system

Man Kyu Park; Yun Chul Choi; Jae Yone Lee; Byung Chul Kim; Dae Young Kim; Jae Ho Kim

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Communication Systems Chair of Communication Systems  

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, porn sites, web services, ... :-)) #12;8 | 28 Communication Systems network insecurity Inner and intra

Schindelhauer, Christian

155

Automation: A Step toward Improving the Quality of Daily Temperature Data Produced by Climate Observing Networks  

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The research documented in this manuscript demonstrates that undeniable differences exist between values of daily temperature recorded by the National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program network and data recorded by the Oklahoma Mesonet. ...

Christopher A. Fiebrich; Kenneth C. Crawford

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Enhancing the Authentication of Bank Cheque Signatures by Implementing Automated System Using Recurrent Neural Network  

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The associatie memory feature of the Hopfield type recurrent neural network is used for the pattern storage and pattern authentication.This paper outlines an optimization relaxation approach for signature verification based on the Hopfield neural network (HNN)which is a recurrent network.The standard sample signature of the customer is cross matched with the one supplied on the Cheque.The difference percentage is obtained by calculating the different pixels in both the images.The network topology is built so that each pixel in the difference image is a neuron in the network.Each neuron is categorized by its states,which in turn signifies that if the particular pixel is changed.The network converges to unwavering condition based on the energy function which is derived in experiments.The Hopfield's model allows each node to take on two binary state values (changed/unchanged)for each pixel.The performance of the proposed technique is evaluated by applying it in various binary and gray scale images.This paper con...

Rao, Mukta; Dhaka, Vijaypal Singh

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Review Article: A comprehensive review of the application characteristics and traffic requirements of a smart grid communications network  

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A robust communication infrastructure is the touchstone of a smart grid that differentiates it from the conventional electrical grid by transforming it into an intelligent and adaptive energy delivery network. To cope with the rising penetration of renewable ... Keywords: AMI, AMR, ANSI, Applications, Communication architecture, Communication technologies, DAP, DER, DR, ESI, EV, FAN, GOOSE, HAN, HV, IEC, IED, IEEE, IP, M2M, MDMS, MU, NAN, P&C, PMU, QoS, SMV, SOC, Smart grid, Traffic requirements, WAMS, WLAN, WMN, WiMAX

Reduan H. Khan; Jamil Y. Khan

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

QoS and energy aware routing for real-time traffic in wireless sensor networks  

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Wireless sensor networks are being built to facilitate automated information gathering in military, industrial, environmental and surveillance applications. Many such applications of Sensor Networks require improved QoS (packet delivery within a defined ... Keywords: QoS routing, Real-Time communication, Sensor networks

Abinash Mahapatra; Kumar Anand; Dharma P. Agrawal

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

My Home is My Bazaar - A Taxonomy and Classification of Current Wireless Home Network Protocols  

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Recent advances in wireless communication have produced a multitude of related protocols, leading to a growing market of products for home automation systems within energy management, elder care, etc. These systems are different from wired ones in terms ... Keywords: wireless networks, security, home automation, pervasive computing, protocols, taxonomy

Rune Torbensen; Klaus Marius Hansen; Theis Solberg Hjorth

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

QoS-driven adaptive resource allocation for mobile wireless communications and networks  

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Quality-of-service (QoS) guarantees will play a critically important role in future mobile wireless networks. In this dissertation, we study a set of QoS-driven resource allocation problems for mobile wireless communications and networks. In the first part of this dissertation, we investigate resource allocation schemes for statistical QoS provisioning. The schemes aim at maximizing the system/network throughput subject to a given queuing delay constraint. To achieve this goal, we integrate the information theory with the concept of effective capacity and develop a unified framework for resource allocation. Applying the above framework, we con-sider a number of system infrastructures, including single channel, parallel channel, cellular, and cooperative relay systems and networks, respectively. In addition, we also investigate the impact of imperfect channel-state information (CSI) on QoS pro-visioning. The resource allocation problems can be solved e±ciently by the convex optimization approach, where closed-form allocation policies are obtained for different application scenarios. Our analyses reveal an important fact that there exists a fundamental tradeoff between throughput and QoS provisioning. In particular, when the delay constraint becomes loose, the optimal resource allocation policy converges to the water-filling scheme, where ergodic capacity can be achieved. On the other hand, when the QoS constraint gets stringent, the optimal policy converges to the channel inversion scheme under which the system operates at a constant rate and the zero-outage capacity can be achieved. In the second part of this dissertation, we study adaptive antenna selection for multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) communication systems. System resources such as subcarriers, antennas and power are allocated dynamically to minimize the symbol-error rate (SER), which is the key QoS metric at the physical layer. We propose a selection diversity scheme for MIMO multicarrier direct-sequence code- division-multiple-access (MC DS-CDMA) systems and analyze the error performance of the system when considering CSI feedback delay and feedback errors. Moreover, we propose a joint antenna selection and power allocation scheme for space-time block code (STBC) systems. The error performance is derived when taking the CSI feedback delay into account. Our numerical results show that when feedback delay comes into play, a tradeoff between performance and robustness can be achieved by dynamically allocating power across transmit antennas.

Tang, Jia

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bayesian networks  

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g causal independence in Bayesian network inference. Journalworld ap- plications of Bayesian networks. Communications ofJensen. An Introduction to Bayesian Networks. Springer, New

Judea Pearl

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Findings from Seven Years of Field Performance Data for Automated Demand Response in Commercial Buildings  

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Open Automated Demand Response Demonstration Project” LBNL-2009a). “Open Automated Demand Response Communications inand Actions for Industrial Demand Response in California. ”

Kiliccote, Sila

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Automating Network Security Assessment  

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... It's not host analysis It's not config analysis Page 6. ... Originally on ~$5K server (quad core, 32G RAM) Now running on Cisco UCS – much faster! ...

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

164

Communication protocols for underwater data collection using a robotic sensor network  

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We examine the problem of collecting data from an underwater sensor network using an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). The sensors in the network are equipped with acoustic modems that provide noisy, range-limited ...

Singh, Hanumant

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Design and implementation of a framework for persistent identification and communication in emerging networks  

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The Internet Protocol (IP) is currently used to provide inter-networking among heterogeneous access networks. However, the evolution of and the innovation within these networks is greatly hindered by the geographical and topological rigidness of the ... Keywords: mobility, persistent identification, testbed

Joud S. Khoury; Henry Jerez; Luca De Cicco

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Powerline Communications Assessment  

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This report provides background on the technology and development of power line communications for utility automation and customer communications. The report presents technical information on power line technology development that can be used in utility decision making with respect to research, development, standards, and use of power lines as communications media for advanced applications.

2009-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

167

Discovery of email communication networks from the Enron corpus with a genetic algorithm using social network analysis  

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During the legal investigation of Enron Corporation, the U.S. Federal Regulatory Commission (FERC) made public a substantial data set of the company's internal corporate emails. This work presents a genetic algorithm (GA) approach to social network analysis ...

Garnett Wilson; Wolfgang Banzhaf

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

IT Security for Automation Systems – Motivations and Mechanisms  

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The protection of safety-critical and infrastructure systems (such as automation systems for utilities, but also for manufacturing plants) against electronic and communication network based attacks becomes more and more important. This paper examines how such safety-critical plants and automation systems can be secured against information system and network based attacks. Based on the defense-in-depth approach, a conceptional, generic security zone model for use in analysis and synthesis of a plant security architecture is proposed, and for each of its zones a survey of the available and appropriate security mechanisms for delay, detection, and reaction is given. Der Schutz von sicherheitskritischen Systemen und Infrastruktureinrichtungen (wie zum Beispiel der Automatisierungsanlagen von Versorgungsunternehmen, aber auch von Fabrikationsanlagen) gegen

Martin Naedele; Abb Schweiz Ag

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Advances in integrating autonomy with acoustic communications for intelligent networks of marine robots  

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Autonomous marine vehicles are increasingly used in clusters for an array of oceanographic tasks. The effectiveness of this collaboration is often limited by communications: throughput, latency, and ease of reconfiguration. ...

Schneider, Toby Edwin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

A framework for longitudinal influence measurement between communication content and social networks  

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Artificial intelligence has a long history of learning from domain problems ranging from chess to jeopardy. In this work, we look at a problem stemming from social science, namely, how do social relationships influence communication content and vice ...

Shenghui Wang; Paul Groth

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Discrete-Time Queueing Systems and Their Application to Analysis of Optical-Fiber Communication Networks  

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A double-bus optical-fiber communication system is studied. The request and transmission buses are modeled by a priority and cyclic queueing system, respectively. Their probabilistic-time characteristics are determined. Theoretical results are compared ...

A. A. Nazarov; S. U. Urazbaeva

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

A bit more to it: scholarly communication forums as socio-technical interaction networks  

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In this article, we examine the conceptual models that help us understand the development and sustainability of scholarly and professional communication forums on the Internet, such as conferences, pre-print servers, field-wide data sets, and collaboratories. ...

Rob Kling; Geoffrey McKim; Adam King

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

E-print Network Web Log News: Research Communications for Scientists...  

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Description This Web Log provides the latest information about changes to E-print Network - its content, features, and functionality - as well as news or information of interest...

174

Automation Status  

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NREL Manufacturing R&D Workshop NREL Manufacturing R&D Workshop NREL H2/FC Manufacturing R&D Workshop Automation Status Garry Sperrick garry@sperkllc.com 585-259-0311 August 11, 2011 Automation Status NREL Manufacturing R&D Workshop Presentation Overview ƒ Brief Introduction ƒ DOE / NREL - Review & Discussion ƒ Automation Platforms ƒ Automation Processes ƒ Automation Considerations of the Manufacturer ƒ Manufacturer and the Supplier ƒ Three (3) Automation Programs Following these Guidelines ƒ Automotive Component Manufacturing ƒ Medical Manufacturing ƒ Membrane Electrode Assembly Manufacturing ƒ Hypothetical Fuel Cell Manufacturing Platforms August 11, 2011 Automation Status NREL Manufacturing R&D Workshop Professional Bio ƒ Automation Technician - Mobil Chemical

175

Error-resilient video communications over CDMA networks with a bandwidth constraint  

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allocation for wire- less video over CDMA networks,” IEEERegunathan, and K. Rose, “Video coding with op- timal inter/channel coding for scalable video over DS-CDMA multipath

Shen, Yushi Dr.; Cosman, P C Prof.; Milstein, L B Prof.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

An energy-efficient communication system for ad hoc wireless and sensor networks  

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Existing ad hoc wireless and sensor network systems often trade off energy against performance. As such, it is hard to find a single deployable system that supports high data rates while maintaining energy-efficient ...

Tetteh, William Nii Adjetey

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Wireless Networking to Support Data and Voice Communication Using Spread Spectrum Technology in The Physical Layer  

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Wireless networking is rapidly growing and becomes an inexpensive technology which allows multiple users to simultaneously access the network and the internet while roaming about the campus. In the present work, the software development of a wireless LAN(WLAN) is highlighted. This WLAN utilizes direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) technology at 902MHz RF carrier frequency in its physical layer. Cost effective installation and antijaming property of spread spectrum technology are the major advantages of this work.

Dhar, Sourav

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Home Automation  

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In this paper I briefly discuss the importance of home automation system. Going in to the details I briefly present a real time designed and implemented software and hardware oriented house automation research project, capable of automating house's electricity and providing a security system to detect the presence of unexpected behavior.

Ahmed, Zeeshan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Leveraging coherent distributed space-time codes for noncoherent communication in relay networks via training  

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For point to point multiple input multiple output systems, Dayal-Brehler-Varanasi have proved that training codes achieve the same diversity order as that of the underlying coherent space time block code (STBC) if a simple minimum mean squared error ... Keywords: cooperative diversity, distributed space time block code, noncoherent communication, training

G. Susinder Rajan; B. Sundar Rajan

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Protocols for purpose-restricted anonymous communications in IP-based wireless networks  

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Anonymity and specifically sender anonymity have become essential requirements for many privacy-related applications (e.g. net counselling and whistle blowing). On the other hand, anonymity may be abused for various malicious activities (e.g. redistribution ... Keywords: Anonymous authentication, Anonymous communication, IP address assignment, Password-based authenticated key exchange, Sender anonymity

Hanane Fathi; SeongHan Shin; Kazukuni Kobara; Hideki Imai

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Wireless networks: from the physical layer to communication, computing, sensing and control [Book Review  

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This book is a mixture of lectures held on the island on Capri in Italy in 2004 in which not only the currently important but also possible future characteristics of wireless communications are presented. This book should be treated as a helpful reference ...

K. Kosek

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

IT-Security for Safety-Critical Automation Systems  

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The protection of safety-critical and infrastructure systems (such as automation systems for utilities, but also for manufacturing plants) against electronic and communication network based attacks becomes more and more important. This paper investigates how such safety-critical plants and automation systems can be secured against information system and network based attacks. The two common approaches, hard perimeter, and defense-in-depth are discussed. Based on the defense-in-depth approach, a conceptional, generic security zone model for use in analysis and synthesis of a plant security architecture is proposed, and for each of its zones a survey of the available and appropriate security mechanisms is given. Using an example from the substation automation domain, it is shown how threats and counter-measures can be systematically derived and how the specific system and usage characteristics of automation systems (or at least their restricted safety critical sub-functions) can be exploited in a positive way to deploy security mechanisms that would in this form not be available and applicable to home or office information systems. 1.

Martin Naedele

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Test Automation Ant JUnit Test Automation  

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Test Automation Ant JUnit Test Automation Mohammad Mousavi Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands Software Testing 2012 Mousavi: Test Automation #12;Test Automation Ant JUnit Outline Test Automation Ant JUnit Mousavi: Test Automation #12;Test Automation Ant JUnit Why? Challenges of Manual Testing

Mousavi, Mohammad

184

Direct versus Facility Centric Load Control for Automated Demand Response  

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Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure.and Techniques for Demand Response. LBNL Report 59975. Mayand Communications for Demand Response and Energy Efficiency

Piette, Mary Ann

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Linking Continuous Energy Management and Open Automated Demand Response  

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A. Barat, D. Watson. Demand Response Spinning ReserveOpen Automated Demand Response Communication Standards:Dynamic Controls for Demand Response in a New Commercial

Piette, Mary Ann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

NIST Posts Comments on Public Safety Communications ...  

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NIST Posts Comments on Public Safety Communications Network. From NIST Tech Beat: November 22, 2011. ...

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

187

Two-way data communication between utility and customer  

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Distribution automation is the remote control of the distribution network that carries power from local substations to customer meters. The system, which seems to be feasible for the near future, provides two-way communication between utility and customer; not only must the utility operator be able to issue commands to automated equipment but the customer's meter must be able to answer the controller, reporting status and relaying data. Although there are other available, three types of communication systems are being investigated at present as the most feasible: power line carrier, telephone, and radio. Each system has its own special capabilities and limitations. Hybrid systems (two or more different communication systems) are also a possibility. Besides fault location and service restoration, distribution automation could facilitate time-of-day metering, load control, voltage control, and even meter reading. Most aspects of this two-way communication are accepted as beneficial by the customer; load control, however, which could selectively interfere with major appliances like water heaters, air conditioners, etc., during peak demand by selectively switching them off to level peak loads, might not be so readily acceptable. (SAC)

Lihach, N.; Blair, W.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Network  

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network - launched in November 2012. The network was built in collaboration with Internet2, an advanced network, which connects the nation's research universities. Leveraging...

189

Commercial Buildings Communications protocols  

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There are many automation and control protocols in use in commercial building and residential sectors today. For both commercial building and residential sectors there are several thousand manufacturers throughout the world that supply end-use electrical appliances and other building fixtures that communicate using these automation and control protocols. Some of these protocols are based on open standards (for example, BACnet, DALI) while others are semi-proprietary (for example, Zigbee, LonWorks, Modbus...

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

190

1) What are the current and future communications needs of utilities, including  

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(1) What are the current and future communications needs of utilities, including for the (1) What are the current and future communications needs of utilities, including for the deployment of new Smart Grid applications, and how are these needs being met? The current communication needs of SCE include: telephony, data, video, voice dispatch, mobile data, grid monitoring, grid control, tele-protection, customer communication, load management, automated meter reading, and collaboration capabilities ranging from virtual meetings to e-learning. SCE is using a combination of private, leased, and shared telecommunication networks to support these requirements. Those applications that require high availability, low latency, and stringent security rely on a private telecommunications network (SCEnet). A combination of transport media are

191

Airborne wireless communication systems, airborne communication methods, and communication methods  

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An airborne wireless communication system includes circuitry configured to access information describing a configuration of a terrestrial wireless communication base station that has become disabled. The terrestrial base station is configured to implement wireless communication between wireless devices located within a geographical area and a network when the terrestrial base station is not disabled. The circuitry is further configured, based on the information, to configure the airborne station to have the configuration of the terrestrial base station. An airborne communication method includes answering a 911 call from a terrestrial cellular wireless phone using an airborne wireless communication system.

Deaton, Juan D. (Menan, ID); Schmitt, Michael J. (Idaho Falls, ID); Jones, Warren F. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2011-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

192

RECA: a ring-structured energy-efficient clustering architecture for robust communication in wireless sensor networks  

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Clustering methods have shown their promising effects in the conservation of energy in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). In this paper, we present a Ring-structured Energy-efficient Clustering Architecture (RECA) for WSNs to prolong ... Keywords: WSNs, cluster head management, energy efficiency, load balancing algorithms, network lifetime, ring-structured clustering, simulation, wireless networks, wireless sensor networks

Guanfeng Li; Taieb Znati

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Automating the analytical laboratory via the Chemical Analysis Automation paradigm  

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To address the need for standardization within the analytical chemistry laboratories of the nation, the Chemical Analysis Automation (CAA) program within the US Department of Energy, Office of Science and Technology`s Robotic Technology Development Program is developing laboratory sample analysis systems that will automate the environmental chemical laboratories. The current laboratory automation paradigm consists of islands-of-automation that do not integrate into a system architecture. Thus, today the chemist must perform most aspects of environmental analysis manually using instrumentation that generally cannot communicate with other devices in the laboratory. CAA is working towards a standardized and modular approach to laboratory automation based upon the Standard Analysis Method (SAM) architecture. Each SAM system automates a complete chemical method. The building block of a SAM is known as the Standard Laboratory Module (SLM). The SLM, either hardware or software, automates a subprotocol of an analysis method and can operate as a standalone or as a unit within a SAM. The CAA concept allows the chemist to easily assemble an automated analysis system, from sample extraction through data interpretation, using standardized SLMs without the worry of hardware or software incompatibility or the necessity of generating complicated control programs. A Task Sequence Controller (TSC) software program schedules and monitors the individual tasks to be performed by each SLM configured within a SAM. The chemist interfaces with the operation of the TSC through the Human Computer Interface (HCI), a logical, icon-driven graphical user interface. The CAA paradigm has successfully been applied in automating EPA SW-846 Methods 3541/3620/8081 for the analysis of PCBs in a soil matrix utilizing commercially available equipment in tandem with SLMs constructed by CAA.

Hollen, R.; Rzeszutko, C.

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Video communications system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A video communications system having at least one command network formed by a combination of subsystems to include a video subsystem, an audio subsystem, a communications subsystem, and a control subsystem. The video communications system to be window driven and mouse operated, and having the ability to allow for point-to-point real-time teleconferencing. 4 figs.

Smith, R.L.

1990-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

195

Secure video communications system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A secure video communications system having at least one command network formed by a combination of subsystems. The combination of subsystems to include a video subsystem, an audio subsystem, a communications subsystem, and a control subsystem. The video communications system to be window driven and mouse operated, and having the ability to allow for secure point-to-point real-time teleconferencing.

Smith, Robert L. (Idaho Falls, ID)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Automated fiber pigtailing machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The Automated Fiber Pigtailing Machine (AFPM) aligns and attaches optical fibers to optoelectronic (OE) devices such as laser diodes, photodiodes, and waveguide devices without operator intervention. The so-called pigtailing process is completed with sub-micron accuracies in less than 3 minutes. The AFPM operates unattended for one hour, is modular in design and is compatible with a mass production manufacturing environment. This machine can be used to build components which are used in military aircraft navigation systems, computer systems, communications systems and in the construction of diagnostics and experimental systems. 26 figs.

Strand, O.T.; Lowry, M.E.

1999-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

197

Measurement, Analysis and Modeling of real-time Source Data traffic in Factory Communication Systems  

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In the performance evaluation and design of communication systems for distributed automation systems the almost realistic modeling of the data traffic of automation devices plays a decisive part. Therefore the real-time communication behaviour of a high-grade automated installation in the discrete manufacturing is evaluated. Selected communication requirements are analysed and transferred to a analytic model. This model finally is validated.

Juergen Jasperneite; Peter Neumann

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Application of SCAP to Secure Unified Communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Workshop held @ NIST as part of the 4th Information Security Automation Conference, ... Devices UC Network ... To be placed on the distribution list for ...

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

199

Quantum Enabled Security (QES) for Optical Communications  

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Quantum Enabled Security (QES) for Optical Communications Quantum Enabled Security (QES) for Optical Communications Quantum Enabled Security (QES) for Optical Communications Los Alamos National Laboratory has developed Quantum Enabled Security (QES), a revolutionary new cybersecurity capability using quantum (single-photon) communications integrated with optical communications to provide a strong, innate, security foundation at the photonic layer for optical fiber networks. July 10, 2013 Quantum Enabled Security (QES) for Optical Communications Available for thumbnail of Feynman Center (505) 665-9090 Email Quantum Enabled Security (QES) for Optical Communications Applications: Secure communication over optical or free space networks Financial networks Transparent access networks: fiber to the home (FTTH); fiber to the

200

Cooperative Communication over Underwater Acoustic Channels.  

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??As diverse and data-heavy underwater applications emerge, demanding requirements are further imposed on underwater wireless communication systems. Future underwater wireless communication networks might consist of… (more)

Aldharrab, Suhail Ibrahim

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Security Automation Conference & Workshop  

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... Security Automation Conference & Workshop. ... Richard Hale, DISA - Information Security & Security Automation in DoD (coming soon); ...

202

Topics in network communications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

capacities by introducing parallel edges. For a given ?nite alphabet, an edge function is a mapping,

Cannons, Jillian Leigh

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Automated dispenser  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An automated dispenser having a conventional pipette attached to an actuating cylinder through a flexible cable for delivering precise quantities of a liquid through commands from remotely located computer software. The travel of the flexible cable is controlled by adjustable stops and a locking shaft. The pipette can be positioned manually or by the hands of a robot. 1 fig.

Hollen, R.M.; Stalnaker, N.D.

1989-04-06T23:59:59.000Z

204

A communication-optimizing middleware for efficient wireless communication in rural environments  

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The realization of wireless communication in rural environments suffers from long distances, unknown node mobility and discontinuous communication paths. Combination of delay-tolerant mobile ad-hoc networks and infrastructure-based mobile communications ... Keywords: DTNs, MANETs, cellular networks, communication predictions, communication-optimizing middleware, machine learning, rural environments

Frank Nordemann

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Public Safety Broadband Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... EMNTG) performs RF network analysis and optimization of ... Network analyses can be used to predict ... of an incident area communication scenario. ...

2012-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

206

Definition: Automated Distribution Circuit Switches | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Circuit Switches Circuit Switches Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Automated Distribution Circuit Switches Distribution circuit switches that can be operated automatically in response to control signals from local sensors, distribution automation systems, or grid control systems. Such switches can be installed as automated devices or existing equipment can be retrofitted with controls and communications. The degree of automation depends on the controls and communications system implemented. These switches can be opened or closed to isolate portions of a distribution circuit that has experienced a short circuit (fault), or must be taken out of service for maintenance or other operations. When used in combination, these switches can reroute power from other substations or nearby distribution circuits.[1]

207

Securing group communication in dynamic, disadvantaged networks : implementation of an elliptic-curve pairing-based cryptography library  

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This thesis considers the problem of securing communication among dynamic groups of participants without relying on an online group keying service. As a solution, we offer the design and implementation of the Public Key ...

Figueiredo, Rob

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Assessment of Wireless Technologies for Advanced Automation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The power industry is seeing a resurgence of interest in advanced automation and customer communications. A variety of wireless technologies are becoming available that could be used in advanced automation applications for utilities. However, decisions on physical media infrastructure should be made cautiously since use of these technologies may directly impact system performance, reliability, and long-term costs. This report is a preliminary analysis of some of the leading wireless technologies that are...

2007-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

209

Instrumentation, Controls, and Automation Newsletter  

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This is the first newsletter for the Instrumentation, Controls, and Automation program of EPRI. This newsletter summarizes results of past and current projects and provides an overview of projects that will be completed in 2010. The first article describes the recently prototyped software Asset Fault Signature Database. The second article, "Inter-Control Center Communications Protocol Benefits Assessment," describes a previously completed EPRI/Southern Company tailored collaboration project. "Survey of C...

2009-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

210

Automated Critical Peak Pricing Field Tests: 2006 Pilot Program Description and Results  

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Techniques  for  Demand  Response.   Lawrence  Berkeley Communications  for  Demand Response and Energy Efficiency for  Automated  Demand  Response  Demonstration.   2004.  

Piette, Mary Ann; Watson, David; Motegi, Naoya; Kiliccote, Sila

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, VOL. 10, NO. 10, OCTOBER 2011 3343 Cognitive Multiple Access Network with  

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Access Network with Outage Margin in the Primary System Behrouz Maham, Member, IEEE, Petar Popovski 197565/V30 entitled "Theoretical Foundations of Mobile Flexible Networks ­ THEFONE." B. Maham is currently with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran (e-mail: b.maham

Zhou, Xiangyun "Sean"

212

Atacama: An Open FPGA-Based Platform for Mixed-Criticality Communication in Multi-segmented Ethernet Networks  

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Ethernet is widely recognized as an attractive networking technology for modern distributed real-time systems. However, standard Ethernet components require specific modifications and hardware support to provide strict latency guarantees necessary for ... Keywords: Real-Time Ethernet, safety-critical systems, open-source hardware design, multi-segmented networks

Gonzalo Carvajal, Miguel Figueroa, Robert Trausmuth, Sebastian Fischmeister

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

Predictive analysis of concealed social network activities based on communication technology choices: early-warning detection of attack signals from terrorist organizations  

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activities based on communication technology choices: early-of what their communications technology choices may revealall avail- able communications technology use records over

Drozdova, Katya; Samoilov, Michael

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Lighting Group: Controls and Communications  

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Communications Communications Controls and Communications The Controls and Communications research activity investigates how digital technologies, such as Bluetooth, can be applied to building lighting control systems to increase building efficiency and improve occupant comfort and productivity. Projects range from embedded device networks applied to building lighting systems, to WiFi and environmental sensing and monitoring. light switch Current Projects IBECS (Integrated Building Environmental Communications System) Wireless Lighting Controls (with DUST Networks) HPCBS Advanced Digital Controls Building Control Systems Integration Completed Projects CEC Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Projects 450 Golden Gate Project New Publications Standardizing Communication Between Lighting Devices: A Role for

215

Molecular Communication for Nanomachines Using Intercellular Calcium Signaling  

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Molecular Communication for Nanomachines Using Intercellular Calcium Signaling Tadashi Nakano, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA Abstract -- Molecular communication is engineered biological communication the design of a molecular communication system based on intercellular calcium signaling networks. This paper

Baykal, Buyurman

216

Smart Grid Communications System Blueprint  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Telecommunications operators are well versed in deploying 2G and 3G wireless networks. These networks presently support the mobile business user and/or retail consumer wishing to place conventional voice calls and data connections. The electrical power industry has recently commenced transformation of its distribution networks by deploying smart monitoring and control devices throughout their networks. This evolution of the network into a ‘smart grid’ has also motivated the need to deploy wireless technologies that bridge the communication gap between the smart devices and information technology systems. The requirements of these networks differ from traditional wireless networks that communications operators have deployed

Adrian Clark; Chris Pavlovski

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Static and dynamic virtual channel allocation for high performance, in-order communication in on-chip networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Most routers in on-chip interconnection networks (OCINs) have multiple virtual channels (VCs) to mitigate the effects of head-of-line blocking. Multiple VCs necessitate VC allocation schemes since packets or flows must ...

Shim, Keun Sup

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Network-Adaptive Video Communication Using Packet Path Diversity and Rate-Distortion Optimized Reference Picture Selection  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we present error-resilient Internet video transmission using path diversity and rate-distortion optimized reference picture selection. Under this scheme, the optimal packet dependency is determined adapting to network characteristics and ... Keywords: Path diversity, error-resilient video coding, low-latency, network-adaptive video coding, rate-distortion optimization, reference picture selection, source-channel coding, video streaming

Yi J. Liang; Eric Setton; Bernd Girod

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

The Development of Social E-Enterprises, Mobile Communication and Social Networks: A Social Cognitive Perspective of Technological Innovation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As technological innovations have progressed, the ability of social enterprises to find creative solutions to social problems in the global economy has increased. Social electronic enterprises e-enterprises contribute to the well-being of society by ... Keywords: E-Enterprise, Mobile Communication, Online Communities, Social Entrepreneurs, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Software, Social Value, Technological Innovation

Vanessa Ratten

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

On the Impacts and Benefits of Implementing Full-Duplex Communications Links in an Underwater Acoustic Network  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-duplex links requires the total system data capacity be divided between the generated channels, which can lead of sensor grids, ad hoc communications links to covert forces, or positive control of unmanned, forward-deployed weapons systems. However, the capacity limitations and extreme propagation delays of acoustic

Xie, Geoffrey

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IEEE Network May/June 20126 0890-8044/12/$25.00 2012 IEEE he dramatic penetration of wireless communications,  

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A unique characteristic of the smart grid is the integration of distributed renewable energy sources (e- cations, and study its potentials in the smart grid. We first identi- fy the motivations in exploiting is identified and discussed. After that, a CM2M communications architecture for the smart grid is presented

Zhang, Yan

222

Capitalizing on Two-Way Communications for Demand Response -- Vendor Overview  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report is part of a two-volume study on communication technologies for demand response. Communications and controls technologies can automate much of the work in a utility's demand response program. This automation can make programs easier for customers to use, therefore making them more attractive and robust. This volume focuses on communication technologies currently available for automated demand response communications. The report also provides an overview of major technology vendors whose produ...

2003-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

223

Wireless Underwater Communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The depths of the oceans have a high potential for future industrial development and applications. Robotic autonomous systems will greatly depend on a reliable communications channel with operators and equipment either performing joint operations or ... Keywords: Acoustic communications, Channel modelling, Networking mechanisms, Underwater

J. Poncela; M. C. Aguayo; P. Otero

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

An Automated System for the Analysis of Gravity Waves and Other Mesoscale Phenomena  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An automated near-real-time system for the surface analysis of gravity waves and other mesoscale phenomena is developed, tested, and applied to several cases. Five-minute observations from the Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) network ...

Steven E. Koch; Stephen Saleeby

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Using Jini to Integrate Home Automation in a Distributed Software-System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The last few years, a tendency arose to integrate various programmable devices through ever expanding computer networks. One particular domain in which this evolution stood out clearly is home automation. The EIB standard defines a home automation solution ...

Peter Rigole; Tom Holvoet; Yolande Berbers

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Weight control in an automated design environment. [Of aircraft  

SciTech Connect

Results of a program to study weight control in an automated design environment are presented. Automation, computer applications, design coverage and special communication problems are discussed. Results of a tube weight analysis routine, a program of weight control incentives, and results of a special weight reduction program are given.

Staton, R.N.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Dynamic Whitelist Generation for Automated Response  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Methodology Methodology Results Dynamic Whitelist Generation for Automated Response Chris Strasburg, Josh Adams Ames Laboratory, US DOE cstras@ameslab.gov, jadams@ameslab.gov The Ames Laboratory, US DOE 1 Dynamic Whitelist Generation for Automated Response Introduction Methodology Results Outline 1 Introduction About Ames Laboratory Motivation 2 Methodology Data Classifiers Experiments 3 Results The Ames Laboratory, US DOE 2 Dynamic Whitelist Generation for Automated Response Introduction Methodology Results About Ames Laboratory Motivation Ames Physical Environment The Ames Laboratory, US DOE 3 Dynamic Whitelist Generation for Automated Response Introduction Methodology Results About Ames Laboratory Motivation Ames Network Environment The Ames Laboratory, US DOE 4 Dynamic Whitelist Generation for Automated Response Introduction Methodology Results About Ames

228

Common Objects for Pricing and Control Communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The challenges faced by the electric power industry in application level communications include the integration of communication standards from various fields. For dynamic customer and electric vehicle integration, this task requires the integration of communication standards under development for advanced power systems automation. Toward this end, this report proposes draft real time pricing objects and demand response communications in a structure and format consistent with the International Electrotec...

2009-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

229

552 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, VOL. 59, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 2011 On the Capacity of WDM Passive Optical Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

--To lower costs, WDM PONs may share the usage of wavelengths, transmitters, and receivers among ONUs are with the Advanced Networking Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute in the number of ONUs. Many architectures have been proposed to lower the cost of WDM PONs since the first WDM

Ansari, Nirwan

230

Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, January 2002, Hawaii. IEEE Growth and Propagation of Disturbances in a Communication Network Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, distribution systems, and electrical power transmission grids which run near their operational limits, can of the probability distribution function of this data is suggestive of SOC type dynamics. Although sophisticated distribution network models with different levels of complexity are examined and compared to each other

Newman, David

231

Graceful network state migrations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A significant fraction of network events (such as topology or route changes) and the resulting performance degradation stem from premeditated network management and operational tasks. This paper introduces a general class of Graceful Network State Migration ... Keywords: communication system operations and management, computer network management, network maintenance, network upgrade

Saqib Raza; Yuanbo Zhu; Chen-Nee Chuah

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Network protection with service guarantees  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

With the increasing importance of communication networks comes an increasing need to protect against network failures. Traditional network protection has been an "all-or-nothing" approach: after any failure, all network ...

Kuperman, Gregory

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Robust Offshore Networks for Oil and Gas Facilities.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Offshore Communication Networks utilize multiple of communication technologies to eradicate any possibilities of failures, when the network is operational. Offshore Oil and Gas platforms and… (more)

Maheshwari, D.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Network scheduling for data archiving applications in sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Since data archiving in sensor networks is a communication intensive application, a careful power management of communication is of critical importance for such networks. An example is FPS, an adaptive power scheduling algorithm that combines slotted ...

Yong Yao; S. M. Nazrul Alam; Johannes Gehrke; Sergio D. Servetto

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Predicting faculty job centrality in communication  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Data from 1,581 faculty members affiliated with 98 doctoral-granting Communication programs in the United States were analyzed to determine normative publication rates and predictors of position centrality in the faculty hiring network. The Communication ... Keywords: Advisor, Centrality, Communication, Hiring, Network, Publications

Thomas Hugh Feeley; Katherine Hart Lavail; George A. Barnett

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Automate feeders to improve reliability  

SciTech Connect

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG and E) improved system reliability and saved money with an alarm and control system for substation distribution switches using remote control by standard telephone-communication links. The method is especially well suited for urban and suburban areas with independent telephone and power systems. The automated systems can also add capability to areas now limited by the emergency capability. The primary distribution alarm and control system has both a substation and a field switch element. Photographs accompanying the description help to explain how the controls work. 7 figures. (DCK)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Intelligent and collaborative embedded computing in automation engineering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents an overview of the the novel technologies that we are experiencing today in the automation industries. We present the opportunities and challenges of having tightly coupled collaborative networks of embedded systems for controlling ...

Mohammad Abdullah Al Faruque; Arquimedes Canedo

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Optimization Online - Energy Savings in Wireless Mesh Networks in ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jan 24, 2011 ... Abstract: Energy consumption of communication systems is ... Keywords: Energy savings, wireless Mesh Networks, Green networking.

239

Automated deduction for verification  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Automated deduction uses computation to perform symbolic logical reasoning. It has been a core technology for program verification from the very beginning. Satisfiability solvers for propositional and first-order logic significantly automate the task ...

Natarajan Shankar

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Making automation work  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Today's automated systems provide enormous safety and convenience. However, when glitches, problems, or breakdowns occur, the results can be catastrophic.

Samuel Greengard

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated task allocation  

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The goal of the paradigm shift in Air Traffic Management (ATM) is to increase its overall performance by means of redesigning processes, evolving to a more automated, autonomous and predictable system. Nevertheless, when dealing with automation, it is ... Keywords: ATM, anticipatory, autonomous, centric, compensatory, decision support tools, level of automation, operations research, optimisation, performance metrics, task allocation

Rocío Barragán Montes, Eduardo García, Francisco Javier Sáez Nieto

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

A Modular Architecture for Building Automation Systems  

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The deployment of building automation systems (BAS) allows to increase comfort, safety and security and to reduce operational cost. Today such systems typically follow a two-layered hierarchical approach. While control networks interconnect distributed sensors, actuators and controllers, a backbone provides the necessary infrastructure for management tasks hosted by configuration and management devices. In addition, devices interconnecting the control network with the backbone and the backbone with further networks (e.g., the Internet) play a strategic role. All BAS devices contributing to a particular functionality differ in their requirements for hardware. This paper discusses requirements for devices used in the building automation domain and presents our work in progress to assemble platforms with different purposes relying on a modular architecture. 1

Wolfgang Granzer; Wolfgang Kastner; Georg Neugschw; Fritz Praus

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Large wireless networks : fundamental limits and design issues  

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design and operation of wireless networks? Unfortunately notWireless Communications: Scaling Laws and Optimal Operation”,

Minero, Paolo

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Neutron Scattering Experiment Automation with Python  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory currently holds the Guinness World Record as the world most powerful pulsed spallation neutron source. Neutrons scattered off atomic nuclei in a sample yield important information about the position, motions, and magnetic properties of atoms in materials. A neutron scattering experiment usually involves sample environment control (temperature, pressure, etc.), mechanical alignment (slits, sample and detector position), magnetic field controllers, neutron velocity selection (choppers) and neutron detectors. The SNS Data Acquisition System (DAS) consists of real-time sub-system (detector read-out with custom electronics, chopper interface), data preprocessing (soft real-time) and a cluster of control and ancillary PCs. The real-time system runs FPGA firmware and programs running on PCs (C++, LabView) typically perform one task such as motor control and communicate via TCP/IP networks. PyDas is a set of Python modules that are used to integrate various components of the SNS DAS system. It enables customized automation of neutron scattering experiments in a rapid and flexible manner. It provides wxPython GUIs for routine experiments as well as IPython command line scripting. Matplotlib and numpy are used for data presentation and simple analysis. We will present an overview of SNS Data Acquisition System and PyDas architectures and implementation along with the examples of use. We will also discuss plans for future development as well as the challenges that have to be met while maintaining PyDas for 20+ different scientific instruments.

Zolnierczuk, Piotr A [ORNL; Riedel, Richard A [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Report: Communications  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

COMMUNICATIONS COMMUNICATIONS Background In September 2006, the Environmental Management Advisory Board (EMAB) issued a report to the Assistant Secretary that contained recommendations pertaining to communications. These recommendations were approved and implemented to varying degrees. Recommendation 2006-06: Establish a permanent position to provide the needed communications role in the Office of the Assistant Secretary. Recommendation 2006-07: Incorporate communications into all aspects of decision-making. Recommendation 2006-08: Incorporate a communications element or standard to performance appraisal plans for key managers, especially field managers. Recommendation 2006-09: Measure the effectiveness of current communications tools.

246

Re: NBP RFI: Communications Requirements | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NBP RFI: Communications Requirements NBP RFI: Communications Requirements Re: NBP RFI: Communications Requirements CTIA - The Wireless Association® ("CTIA")1 submits this response to the Department of Energy's ("DOE") Request for Information ("RFI") regarding the communications requirements of utilities pursuant to the National Broadband Plan.2 Wireless communications are a critical component of "Smart Grids" and commercial wireless networks can readily satisfy the communications requirements of Smart Grid applications. As CTIA explains below, (1) commercial wireless solutions are already meeting communications needs to implement the Smart Grid with both utility network and consumer applications; (2) commercial wireless networks" ubiquity, security and reliability support the operational requirements of Smart Grid

247

Security Automation Developer Days  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... not addressed is the actual distribution of standardized ... 3:30 – 4:45 Automation Content Repositories ... provide protocols for querying devices as to ...

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

248

CAESAR: Computer Automated Resummations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This talk gives a brief discussion of the motivations and principles behind computer automated expert semi-analytical resummation (CAESAR) for QCD final states.

Gavin P. Salam

2004-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

249

Design and Operation of an Open, Interoperable Automated Demand Response  

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Design and Operation of an Open, Interoperable Automated Demand Response Design and Operation of an Open, Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure for Commercial Buildings Title Design and Operation of an Open, Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure for Commercial Buildings Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-2340e Year of Publication 2009 Authors Piette, Mary Ann, Girish Ghatikar, Sila Kiliccote, David S. Watson, Edward Koch, and Dan Hennage Journal Journal of Computing Science and Information Engineering Volume 9 Issue 2 Keywords communication and standards, market sectors, openadr Abstract This paper describes the concept for and lessons from the development and field-testing of an open, interoperable communications infrastructure to support automated demand response (auto-DR). Automating DR allows greater levels of participation, improved reliability, and repeatability of the DR in participating facilities. This paper also presents the technical and architectural issues associated with auto-DR and description of the demand response automation server (DRAS), the client/server architecture-based middle-ware used to automate the interactions between the utilities or any DR serving entity and their customers for DR programs. Use case diagrams are presented to show the role of the DRAS between utility/ISO and the clients at the facilities.

250

Automated imaging system for single molecules  

SciTech Connect

There is provided a high throughput automated single molecule image collection and processing system that requires minimal initial user input. The unique features embodied in the present disclosure allow automated collection and initial processing of optical images of single molecules and their assemblies. Correct focus may be automatically maintained while images are collected. Uneven illumination in fluorescence microscopy is accounted for, and an overall robust imaging operation is provided yielding individual images prepared for further processing in external systems. Embodiments described herein are useful in studies of any macromolecules such as DNA, RNA, peptides and proteins. The automated image collection and processing system and method of same may be implemented and deployed over a computer network, and may be ergonomically optimized to facilitate user interaction.

Schwartz, David Charles; Runnheim, Rodney; Forrest, Daniel

2012-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

251

Communication in Home Area Networks  

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277 VAC transformer EV EV EV EV EV Adapter Power Line Cabledistribution power line). A typical transformer equivalentpower line in commercial buildings in America/Japan needs additional transformer.

Wang, Yubo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Communication in Home Area Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Vehicle Supply Equipment Green PHY PEV Plug-in Electricaldata rate. HomePlug Green PHY (GP), AV and AV2 are developedstandards Netricity Green PHY AV AV2 Bandwidth(Hz) 10–490 k

Wang, Yubo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Communication in Home Area Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Linking and Embedding EVSE OSI Open Systems InterconnectionVehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), by using PLC no additionalcost of deploying a 6-node EVSE HAN as shown in Fig. 5.5.

Wang, Yubo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Energy-efficient communication protocols  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wireless networking has experienced a great deal of popularity, and significant advances have been made in wireless technology. However, energy efficiency of radio communication systems is still a critical issue due to the limited battery capacity of ... Keywords: battery charge recovery, energy efficiency, wireless networks

Carla F. Chiasserini; Pavan Nuggehalli; Vikram Srinivasan

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Automated Demand Response and Commissioning  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Fully-Automated Demand Response Test in Large Facilities14in DR systems. Demand Response using HVAC in Commercialof Fully Automated Demand Response in Large Facilities”

Piette, Mary Ann; Watson, David S.; Motegi, Naoya; Bourassa, Norman

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Use and Impact of Automated Aircraft Data in a Global 4DVAR Data Assimilation System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The use of automated aircraft data [Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay (AMDAR) and Aircraft Communication Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS)] has recently been extended in ECMWF's operational 4DVAR data assimilation system. Herein, a ...

Carla Cardinali; Lars Isaksen; Erik Andersson

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Data communications  

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The purpose of this paper is to recommend regulatory guidance for reviewers examining computer communication systems used in nuclear power plants. The recommendations cover three areas important to these communications systems: system design, communication protocols, and communication media. The first area, system design, considers three aspects of system design--questions about architecture, specific risky design elements or omissions to look for in designs being reviewed, and recommendations for multiplexed data communication systems used in safety systems. The second area reviews pertinent aspects of communication protocol design and makes recommendations for newly designed protocols or the selection of existing protocols for safety system, information display, and non-safety control system use. The third area covers communication media selection, which differs significantly from traditional wire and cable. The recommendations for communication media extend or enhance the concerns of published IEEE standards about three subjects: data rate, imported hazards and maintainability.

Preckshot, G.G. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States)

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Designing an intelligent decision support system for human-centered utility management automation part 1: structures, problem formulation, solution methodology  

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This paper presents a Decision Support System (DSS) to aid the electric utility management automation system. A brief history of DSS application in power systems is presented. The importance and role of DSS and decision making in utility management automation ... Keywords: computational intelligence, decision making, decision support, human-centered systems, neural networks, power distribution system, state estimation, systems design, utility management automation

Alireza Fereidunian; Caro Lucas; Hamid Lesani; Mansooreh Zangiabadi

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Improvements in dependability and usability for a substation automation system with redundancy  

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Substation Automation Systems (SAS) are widely used for the purpose of control, protection, monitoring, communication etc. in substations to improve the reliability of the power supply. SASs adopting IT based solutions such as Ethernet LAN have recently ... Keywords: IEC 61850, SAS, availability, dependability, redundant system, reliability, substation automation system, system architecture

Hachidai Ito; Keiichi Kaneda; Koichi Hamamatsu; Tatsuji Tanaka; Koichi Nara

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Automated Monitoring and Control Using New Data Integration Paradigm Mladen Kezunovi , Tanja Djoki Tatjana Kosti  

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-2003, Substation Committee of the IEEE Power Engineering Society [3] C.R.Ozansoy, A.Zayegh, A.Kalam, "Communications for Substation Automation and Integration", In Australasian Universities Power Engineering Substation Automation LiPing LU1,2 , GangYan LI1 , YeQiong SONG2 1 ­ School of Mechanical and Electronical

Kezunovic, Mladen

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261

Global health response more accurate with automated influenza surveillance  

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Global health response more accurate with automated influenza Global health response more accurate with automated influenza surveillance Global health response more accurate with automated influenza surveillance Public health officials will be able to determine whether an outbreak of an infectious disease comes from a pandemic strain or one less virulent. January 31, 2011 Lance Green of LANL tests an earlier version of a modular laboratory like the ones that will be part of the High-Throughput Laboratory Network Lance Green of LANL tests an earlier version of a modular laboratory like the ones that will be part of the High-Throughput Laboratory Network-a series of compact, self-contained, automated systems for surveillance and screening of potential pandemic strains of influenza and other deadly infectious diseases.

262

Quantum Communication Technology  

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Quantum communication is built on a set of disruptive concepts and technologies. It is driven by fascinating physics and by promising applications. It requires a new mix of competencies, from telecom engineering to theoretical physics, from theoretical computer science to mechanical and electronic engineering. First applications have already found their way to niche markets and university labs are working on futuristic quantum networks, but most of the surprises are still ahead of us. Quantum communication, and more generally quantum information science and technologies, are here to stay and will have a profound impact on the XXI century.

Gisin, Nicolas

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Automated Demand Response Today  

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Demand response (DR) has progressed over recent years beyond manual and semi-automated DR to include growing implementation and experience with fully automated demand response (AutoDR). AutoDR has been shown to be of great value over manual and semi-automated DR because it reduces the need for human interactions and decisions, and it increases the speed and reliability of the response. AutoDR, in turn, has evolved into the specification known as OpenADR v1.0 (California Energy Commission, PIER Program, C...

2012-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

264

Network Coding based Information Security in Multi-hop Wireless Networks.  

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??Multi-hop Wireless Networks (MWNs) represent a class of networks where messages are forwarded through multiple hops of wireless transmission. Applications of this newly emerging communication… (more)

Fan, Yanfei

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

MFC Communications Infrastructure Study  

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Unprecedented growth of required telecommunications services and telecommunications applications change the way the INL does business today. High speed connectivity compiled with a high demand for telephony and network services requires a robust communications infrastructure.   The current state of the MFC communication infrastructure limits growth opportunities of current and future communication infrastructure services. This limitation is largely due to equipment capacity issues, aging cabling infrastructure (external/internal fiber and copper cable) and inadequate space for telecommunication equipment. While some communication infrastructure improvements have been implemented over time projects, it has been completed without a clear overall plan and technology standard.   This document identifies critical deficiencies with the current state of the communication infrastructure in operation at the MFC facilities and provides an analysis to identify needs and deficiencies to be addressed in order to achieve target architectural standards as defined in STD-170. The intent of STD-170 is to provide a robust, flexible, long-term solution to make communications capabilities align with the INL mission and fit the various programmatic growth and expansion needs.

Michael Cannon; Terry Barney; Gary Cook; George Danklefsen, Jr.; Paul Fairbourn; Susan Gihring; Lisa Stearns

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Advanced Electrical, Optical and Data Communication Infrastructure Development  

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The implementation of electrical and IT infrastructure systems at the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research , Inc. (NCCAR) has achieved several key objectives in terms of system functionality, operational safety and potential for ongoing research and development. Key conclusions include: (1) The proven ability to operate a high speed wireless data network over a large 155 acre area; (2) Node to node wireless transfers from access points are possible at speeds of more than 50 mph while maintaining high volume bandwidth; (3) Triangulation of electronic devices/users is possible in areas with overlapping multiple access points, outdoor areas with reduced overlap of access point coverage considerably reduces triangulation accuracy; (4) Wireless networks can be adversely affected by tree foliage, pine needles are a particular challenge due to the needle length relative to the transmission frequency/wavelength; and (5) Future research will use the project video surveillance and wireless systems to further develop automated image tracking functionality for the benefit of advanced vehicle safety monitoring and autonomous vehicle control through 'vehicle-to-vehicle' and 'vehicle-to-infrastructure' communications. A specific advantage realized from this IT implementation at NCCAR is that NC State University is implementing a similar wireless network across Centennial Campus, Raleigh, NC in 2011 and has benefited from lessons learned during this project. Consequently, students, researchers and members of the public will be able to benefit from a large scale IT implementation with features and improvements derived from this NCCAR project.

Simon Cobb

2011-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

267

Automated Program Description  

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The Programmer's apprentice (PA) is an automated program development tool. The PA depends upon a library of common algorithms (cliches) as the source of its knowledge about programming. The PA uses these cliches to understand ...

Cyphers, D. Scott

268

Automated reaction mapping  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Automated reaction mapping is a fundamental first step in the analysis of chemical reactions and opens the door to the development of sophisticated chemical kinetic tools. This article formulates the reaction mapping problem as an optimization problem. ... Keywords: Cheminformatics, mechanisms

John D. Crabtree; Dinesh P. Mehta

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Roxboro Integrated Automation Project  

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EPRI, Carolina Power & Light (CP&L), and ASEA Brown Boveri (ABB) formed an alliance to develop and demonstrate automation technologies at CP&LOs Roxboro Plant. This alliance is governed by a Memorandum of Understanding that allows all parties to share in the success of the products developed, and to contribute to their commercialization. This research project is intended to demonstrate the economic benefits of efficient and useful plant-wide automation technologies for the utility industry. Successful im...

1997-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

270

Definition: Automated Feeder And Line Switching | Open Energy Information  

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Definition Definition Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Definition: Automated Feeder And Line Switching Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Automated Feeder And Line Switching Automated feeder and line switching is realized through automatic isolation and reconfiguration of faulted segments of distribution feeders or transmission lines via sensors, controls, switches, and communications systems. These devices can operate autonomously in response to local events or in response to signals from a central control system.[1] Related Terms transmission lines, transmission line References ↑ SmartGrid.gov 'Description of Functions' An i LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. nline Glossary Definition Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Automated_Feeder_And_Line_Switching&oldid=480562"

271

Synchrophasor Communication Infrastructure  

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This project evaluated the benefits of various approaches to wide-area communications used for the transport of synchrophasor measurements both within the utility and to external entities such as regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs). The project also assessed the North American SynchroPhasor Initiative net (NASPInet) concept developed by the North American Synchrophasors Initiative's Data and Network Management Task Team. The NASPInet is a major effort by the...

2011-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

272

Quantum Communications  

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... In summary, we perform research and development (R&D) in quantum communication and related measurement areas with an emphasis on ...

2013-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

273

Communication constraints multi-agent territory exploration task  

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A common assumption made in multi-robot research is the connectedness of the underlying network. Although this seems a valid assumption for static networks, it is not realistic for mobile robotic networks, where communication between robots usually is ... Keywords: Communication, Environment exploration, Leader-follower, Multi-agent robotics systems

Anshika Pal; Ritu Tiwari; Anupam Shukla

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Towards Autonomic Communication Mechanisms for Service Composability Management  

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The Autonomic Communication Forum dedicates itself to leverage innovative mechanisms in order to provide new levels of integrated autonomicity to a future self-managed networks and network elements. Current trends in networking technologies are applying ... Keywords: Autonomic Communication, Service Composability Management

Thomas Magedanz; José A. Lozano; Florian Schreiner; Fabricio Gouveia; Juan M. González

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Overcoming Communication Latency Barriers in Massively Parallel Scientific Computation  

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Anton, a massively parallel special-purpose machine that accelerates molecular dynamics simulations by orders of magnitude, uses a combination of specialized hardware mechanisms and restructured software algorithms to reduce and hide communication latency. ... Keywords: Data communications, interprocessor communications, multiprocessor systems, network communication, parallel systems, special-purpose hardware, Anton

Ron Dror; J. P. Grossman; Kenneth Mackenzie; Brian Towles; Edmond Chow; John Salmon; Cliff Young; Joseph Bank; Brannon Batson; David Shaw; Jeffrey S. Kuskin; Richard H. Larson; Mark A. Moraes; David E. Shaw

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Home Network Technologies and Automating Demand Response  

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As noted earlier, the number of residential customers willto residential customers, aggregate numbers of DR clientsexceed the number of large commercial customers by at

McParland, Charles

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Automating network monitoring on experimental testbeds  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Despite experimental testbeds' rapid growth and continued strong demand by researchers, the power of testbeds can be further increased by providing additional tools to help experimenters instrument their experiments. Experimenters with improved instrumentation ...

Michael Golightly; Jack Brassil

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Network Security Automation Standards: TNC and SCAP  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... IPAM SIM / SEM Asset Management System AAA ICS/SCADA Security Physical Security Endpoint Security (via NAC) IF-MAP Protocol MAP Page 6. ...

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

279

Home Network Technologies and Automating Demand Response  

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electricity generation capacity to meet unrestrained future demand. To address peak electricity use Demand Response (DR) systems are being proposed to motivate reductions in...

280

Automated Scalable Management of Data Center Networks  

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Appendix Limits.html. [vrf] Virtual Routing and Forwarding.lanes. We use Virtual routing and Forwarding (VRF) ta-bles [vrf] available in L3 switches to hold tenant rules.

Niranjan Mysore, Radhika

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TNC: Open Standards for Network Security Automation  

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... Hash software into PCR before running it ? PCR value cannot be reset except via hard reboot ... TPM securely sends PCR value to PDP ...

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

282

Automating DNA processing  

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Technology is currently available to identify the genetic codes responsible for physical traits and genetic diseases in both plants and animals. Regardless of whether the final goal is medical diagnosis or breeder selection, extensive time and resources must be spent in laboratory research to determine the genetic structure of the relevant organisms. DNA processing is riddled with time intensive laboratory techniques that must be improved or replaced if genotyping large numbers of samples is to be accomplished. This thesis identifies and explains modules in DNA processing and how they can be improved by automation. modules associated with genome mapping are the focus of most of the discussion. A functional biochemistry background is provided so that researchers in automation can be efficiently assimilated to future biochen-fistry/automation projects. The needs of biochemistry researchers at Texas A&M University are specifically addressed. Herein, DNA processing has been defined as a series of discrete sub-processes or process modules in order to aid scheduling of future automation projects. Target process modules (sub-processes with a high probability of automation success) have been identified. In addition, possible automation solutions have been proposed for each target module along with a characterization of fundamental design parameters. Concluding this text is a discussion of procedures in genome mapping that have not been sufficiently automated. The initial focus of this thesis is on short term solutions. However, attention is given to more conceptual solutions accompanied by the biochemistry background necessary to begin developing them. Though systems are proposed to improve the efficiency of many processes, no implementation has been attempted. Design specifications are based on observation of current laboratory techniques and the variance that is typically allowed in relevant process parameters in TAMU laboratories.

Wienen, Michael Jan

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Internal Communication  

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9 Internal Communication Process 11_0303 Page 1 of 6 9 Internal Communication Process 11_0303 Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Internal Communication Process Document Number: P-009 Rev 11_0303 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001 Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): N/A P-009 Internal Communication Process 11_0303 Page 2 of 6 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 09_0902 Modified process to better fit current practice. 10_0831 Added verbiage to clarify process. Added initiation phrase to process steps. 11_0303 Added QAM to the last step and made minor editorial updates. P-009 Internal Communication Process 11_0303 Page 3 of 6 I. Purpose

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Automated system for detection of epileptiform patterns in EEG by using a modified RBFN classifier  

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In this paper, we present a two-stage system based on a modified radial basis function network (RBFN) classifier for an automated detection of epileptiform pattern (EP) in an electroencephalographic signal. In the first stage, a discrete perceptron fed ... Keywords: Automatic spike detection, EEG, Neural networks, Pattern recognition, Radial basis function networks

Nurettin Ac?r

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Scheduling in switched queueing networks with heavy-tailed trac  

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We study scheduling problems arising in switched queueing networks, a class of stochastic systems that are often used to model data communication networks, such as uplinks and downlinks of cellular networks, networks of ...

Markakis, Mihalis G

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

HIGHLY AUTOMATED MACROMOLECULAR  

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AUTOMATED MACROMOLECULAR AUTOMATED MACROMOLECULAR CRYSTALLOGRAPHY BEAMLINE (AMX) Group Leader: Dieter Schneider Proposal Team: M. Allaire 1 , L. Berman 1 , M. Chance 2 , W. Hendrickson 3 , A. Héroux 1 , J. Jakoncic 1 , A. Orville 1 , H. Robinson 1 , D. Schneider 1 , W. Shi 2 , A. Soares 1 , V. Stojanoff 1 , R. Sweet 1 1 Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2 Case Western Reserve University, 3 Columbia University MISSION APPLICATIONS AND CAPABILITIES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * AMX at NSLS-II will provide structural biologists with ready access to an advanced macromolecular crystallography (MX) beamline for the elucidation of structure and function of macromolecular complexes. * Its high flux, tunable energy, and natively small focal spot will make it a crystallographer's preferred beamline. * Its high degree of automation will provide a high throughput

287

Hallmark Project Commercialization of the Secure SCADA Communications  

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Project Commercialization of the Secure SCADA Project Commercialization of the Secure SCADA Communications Protocol, a cryptographic security solution for device-to-device communication Hallmark Project Commercialization of the Secure SCADA Communications Protocol, a cryptographic security solution for device-to-device communication Increased connectivity and automation in the control systems that manage the nation's energy infrastructure have improved system functionality, but left systems more vulnerable to cyber attack. Intruders could severely disrupt control system operation by sending fabricated information or commands to control system devices. To ensure message integrity, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems require a method to validate device-to-device communication and verify that information has

288

Survey Paper: A survey on the communication architectures in smart grid  

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The next-generation electric power systems (smart grid) are studied intensively as a promising solution for energy crisis. One important feature of the smart grid is the integration of high-speed, reliable and secure data communication networks to manage ... Keywords: Communication networks, Communication protocols, Grid standards, Power communications, Smart grid

Wenye Wang; Yi Xu; Mohit Khanna

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

RE: NBP RFI Reply Comments: Communications Requirements | Department of  

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RE: NBP RFI Reply Comments: Communications Requirements RE: NBP RFI Reply Comments: Communications Requirements RE: NBP RFI Reply Comments: Communications Requirements The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and American Public Power Association file these brief reply comments in support of the comments and reply comments filed by the Utilities Telecom Council ("UTC"). Both organizations strongly believe that the Administration should ensure that adequate spectrum is available for internal, utility networks. Integrating Smart Grid technologies into Cooperative and Public Power Systems will necessitate enhanced communications networks. In some instances, Cooperatives and Public Power Systems may choose a commercial provider for at least some portion of their communication network service

290

DOE Encourages Utility Sector Nominations to the Federal Communications  

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the Federal the Federal Communications Commission's Communications, Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council DOE Encourages Utility Sector Nominations to the Federal Communications Commission's Communications, Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council March 29, 2011 - 5:22pm Addthis Because of the role communications technologies will play in the evolution toward a smarter national grid, DOE recommended in its October 2010 report, The Communications Requirements of Smart Grid Technologies, that members of the utility sector become more engaged in the federal advisory committees that consider key policy issues related to the Smart Grid, including the reliability of communications networks. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it is seeking nominations

291

Installation and Commissioning Automated Demand Response Systems  

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Demand Response (DR) can be defined as actions taken to reduce electric loads when contingencies, such as emergencies and congestion, occur that threaten supply-demand balance, or market conditions raise supply costs. California utilities have offered price and reliability DR based programs to customers to help reduce electric peak demand. The lack of knowledge about the DR programs and how to develop and implement DR control strategies is a barrier to participation in DR programs, as is the lack of automation of DR systems. Most DR activities are manual and require people to first receive notifications, and then act on the information to execute DR strategies. Levels of automation in DR can be defined as follows. Manual Demand Response involves a labor-intensive approach such as manually turning off or changing comfort set points at each equipment switch or controller. Semi-Automated Demand Response involves a pre-programmed demand response strategy initiated by a person via centralized control system. Fully-Automated Demand Response does not involve human intervention, but is initiated at a home, building, or facility through receipt of an external communications signal. The receipt of the external signal initiates pre-programmed demand response strategies. We refer to this as Auto-DR (Piette et. al. 2005). Auto-DR for commercial and industrial facilities can be defined as fully automated DR initiated by a signal from a utility or other appropriate entity and that provides fully-automated connectivity to customer end-use control strategies. One important concept in Auto-DR is that a homeowner or facility manager should be able to 'opt out' or 'override' a DR event if the event comes at time when the reduction in end-use services is not desirable. Therefore, Auto-DR is not handing over total control of the equipment or the facility to the utility but simply allowing the utility to pass on grid related information which then triggers facility defined and programmed strategies if convenient to the facility. From 2003 through 2006 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the Demand Response Research Center (DRRC) developed and tested a series of demand response automation communications technologies known as Automated Demand Response (Auto-DR). In 2007, LBNL worked with three investor-owned utilities to commercialize and implement Auto-DR programs in their territories. This paper summarizes the history of technology development for Auto-DR, and describes the DR technologies and control strategies utilized at many of the facilities. It outlines early experience in commercializing Auto-DR systems within PG&E DR programs, including the steps to configure the automation technology. The paper also describes the DR sheds derived using three different baseline methodologies. Emphasis is given to the lessons learned from installation and commissioning of Auto-DR systems, with a detailed description of the technical coordination roles and responsibilities, and costs.

Global Energy Partners; Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Kiliccote, Sila; Kiliccote, Sila; Piette, Mary Ann; Wikler, Greg; Prijyanonda, Joe; Chiu, Albert

2008-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

292

Adoption of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networking Protocols by Networked Robots  

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This paper focuses on the utilization of wireless networking in the robotics domain. Many researchers have already equipped their robots with wireless communication capabilities, stimulated by the observation that multi-robot systems tend to have several ... Keywords: Networked robot, Robotic ad hoc network, V2I, V2V, Vehicular ad hoc network, Wireless robot

Wim Vandenberghe; Ingrid Moerman; Piet Demeester

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Communicating Logistics  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Logistics Logistics * Delayed or nonexistent communication * Lack of consistency-follow protocols * No overarching coordination * DUF6 communication is poor * Lesson learned: need enhanced, on-going, open communication prior to planning Routing * Re-examine avoiding population centers * Analyze delta between mixed vs. dedicated trains * Flexibility is key component of planning * Selection needs to include state infrastructure Inspections * Cooperate with federal, state, local parties for an integrated role * Schedule during planning process * Coordination to improve use of limited resources * Integrate new technologies TRANSCOM * Needs full funding * Continuous improvement of technology * Great when working * Protocols for assuring data accuracy * Back-up procedure when system is down Incidents & Accidents

294

16.36 Communication Systems Engineering, Spring 2003  

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Introduces the fundamentals of digital communications and networking. Topics covered include elements of information theory, sampling and quantization, coding, modulation, signal detection and system performance in the ...

Modiano, Eytan H.

295

Automated software engineering: supporting understanding  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The most important role for automation in software engineering is the support of human understanding. Some aspects of understanding and how it can be supported are discussed. Keywords: Automation, Complexity, Description, Fragmentation, Manipulation, Mechanisation

Michael Jackson

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Automated Transportation Management System (ATMS) | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Waste Management Packaging and Transportation Automated Transportation Management System (ATMS) Automated Transportation Management System (ATMS) The Department of Energy's...

297

Automated Demand Response and Commissioning  

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internal conditions. Maximum Demand Saving Intensity [W/ft2]automated electric demand sheds. The maximum electric shed

Piette, Mary Ann; Watson, David S.; Motegi, Naoya; Bourassa, Norman

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Rockwell Automation & General Mills Teaming Profile | ENERGY STAR Buildings  

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Rockwell Automation & General Mills Teaming Profile Rockwell Automation & General Mills Teaming Profile Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources

299

Recommended Practices Guide For Securing ZigBee Wireless Networks...  

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networks. ZigBee is a protocol specification and industry standard for a type of wireless communications technology generically known as Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks...

300

Delay-tolerant networking: an approach to interplanetary Internet  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Increasingly, network applications must communicate with counterparts across disparate networking environments characterized by significantly different sets of physical and operational constraints; wide variations in transmission latency are particularly ...

S. Burleigh; A. Hooke; L. Torgerson; K. Fall; V. Cerf; B. Durst; K. Scott; H. Weiss

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of an acoustic network as an underwater positioning system .  

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??Underwater acoustic networks provide an interface between UUVs and surface or land-based control systems. By exploiting range data measured incidental to communications on these networks… (more)

Reed, Michael S.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Practical comprehensive bounds on surreptitious communication over DNS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

DNS queries represent one of the most common forms of network traffic, and likely the least blocked by sites. As such, DNS provides a highly attractive channel for attackers who wish to communicate surreptitiously across a network perimeter, and indeed ...

Vern Paxson, Mihai Christodorescu, Mobin Javed, Josyula Rao, Reiner Sailer, Douglas Schales, Marc Ph. Stoecklin, Kurt Thomas, Wietse Venema, Nicholas Weaver

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Automated Demand Response Opportunities in Wastewater Treatment Facilities  

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Wastewater treatment is an energy intensive process which, together with water treatment, comprises about three percent of U.S. annual energy use. Yet, since wastewater treatment facilities are often peripheral to major electricity-using industries, they are frequently an overlooked area for automated demand response opportunities. Demand response is a set of actions taken to reduce electric loads when contingencies, such as emergencies or congestion, occur that threaten supply-demand balance, and/or market conditions occur that raise electric supply costs. Demand response programs are designed to improve the reliability of the electric grid and to lower the use of electricity during peak times to reduce the total system costs. Open automated demand response is a set of continuous, open communication signals and systems provided over the Internet to allow facilities to automate their demand response activities without the need for manual actions. Automated demand response strategies can be implemented as an enhanced use of upgraded equipment and facility control strategies installed as energy efficiency measures. Conversely, installation of controls to support automated demand response may result in improved energy efficiency through real-time access to operational data. This paper argues that the implementation of energy efficiency opportunities in wastewater treatment facilities creates a base for achieving successful demand reductions. This paper characterizes energy use and the state of demand response readiness in wastewater treatment facilities and outlines automated demand response opportunities.

Thompson, Lisa; Song, Katherine; Lekov, Alex; McKane, Aimee

2008-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

304

A simulation tool for automated platooning in mixed highway scenarios  

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Automated platooning is one of the most challenging fields in the domain of ITS. Conceptually, platooning means creating clusters of vehicles which closely follow each other autonomously without action of the driver, neither for accelerating, nor for ... Keywords: cooperative adaptive cruise control, platooning, simulation, vehicular networks

Michele Segata; Falko Dressler; Renato Lo Cigno; Mario Gerla

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Improved Empty Vehicle Balancing in Automated Material Handling Systems  

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The use of automated guided vehicles in high-tech industries such as the semiconductor industry results, due to the size of such factories, in highly complex rail-networks. In contrast to the routing of vehicles that are transporting a lot to its destination, ... Keywords: Vehicle Balancing, AMHS, Semiconductor, Simulation

Roland Wertz; Christian Fischmann; Fabian Böttinger; Martin Kasperczyk

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Automated troubleshooting of a UMTS-WLAN test platform  

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Amongst troubleshooting tasks, correct diagnosis of faults is a complex and time consuming task. Bayesian Networks provide a modelling approach suitable to cater for the uncertainty inherent in human reasoning. The method presented in this paper, valid ... Keywords: analysis, automated troubleshooting, test platform

Ronan Skehill; Sean McGrath; Carlos Antonio de Ramos

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Design of a mobile coastal communications buoy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In response to a growing interest in networked communications at sea as well as the needs of our vital commercial fishing industry, the Northeast Consortium funded a novel research initiative to establish wireless acoustic ...

Hendry-Brogan, Meghan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Energy and quality scalable wireless communication  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Nodes for emerging, high-density wireless networks will face the dual challenges of continuous, multi-year operation under diverse and challenging operating conditions. The wireless communication subsystem, a substantial ...

Min, Rex K. (Rex Kee), 1976-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Portable Automated Mesonet II  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Portable Automated Mesonet II (PAM II) system was developed by NCAR to provide surface mesoscale data for the research needs of the atmospheric science community. The PAM system has 60 remote stations with planned growth to 300. In such a ...

Fred V. Brock; George H. Saum; Steven R. Semmer

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Toward a Mesoscale Observation Network in Southeast Asia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The current weather observation network in Southeast Asia is unable to support the accurate monitoring and prediction of the region's predominantly convective weather. Establishing a multisensor mesoscale observation network comprising automated ...

Tieh-Yong Koh; Chee-Kiat Teo

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Public Safety Communications  

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Public Safety Communication. Summary: ... the development of quantitative requirements for public safety communications. ...

2011-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

312

Visual analysis of implicit social networks for suspicious behavior detection  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we show how social networks, implicitly built from communication data, can serve as a basis for suspicious behavior detection from large communications data (landlines and mobile phone calls) provided by communication services providers ...

Amyn Bennamane; Hakim Hacid; Arnaud Ansiaux; Alain Cagnati

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

TESLA'S VISION OF THE WIRELESS GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS  

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TESLA'S VISION OF THE WIRELESS GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS Ljiljana Trajkovi Communication Networks;March 12, 2004 Kwantlen College Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University 2 Road map Tesla in 1890's Alternate currents Tesla left Edison in 1885. He formed his own laboratory "Tesla Electric Company" in 1887

Trajkovic, Ljiljana

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TESLA'S VISION OF THE WIRELESS GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS  

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TESLA'S VISION OF THE WIRELESS GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS Ljiljana Trajkovi Communication Networks;January 17, 2005 UBC Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University 2 Road map Tesla in 1890's First wireless;January 17, 2005 UBC Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University 4 Alternate currents Tesla left Edison

Trajkovic, Ljiljana

315

Data and Computer Communications, 6th edition  

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From the Publisher:Data and Computer Communications provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the whole field of data communications and provides an up-to-date tutorial on leading-edge network technologies. This is the only book that covers the full ...

William Stallings

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Robust video communication over an urban VANET  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Video communication within a Vehicular Ad Hoc Network (VANET) has the potential to be of considerable benefit in an urban emergency, as it allows emergency vehicles approaching the scene to better understand the nature of the emergency. However, the ... Keywords: Error resilience, IEEE 802.11p, VANET, multiple path delivery, redundant frames, video communication

N. Qadri; M. Altaf; M. Fleury; M. Ghanbari

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Internet and political communication - Macedonian case  

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Analysis how to use Internet influence to the process of political communication, marketing and the management of public relations, what kind of online communication methods are used by political parties, and to assess satisfaction, means of communication and the services they provide to their partys voters (people) and other interest groups and whether social networks can affect the political and economic changes in the state, and the political power of one party.

Emruli, Sali

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Final Project Report: DOE Award FG02?04ER25606 Overlay Transit Networking for Scalable, High Performance Data Communication across Heterogeneous Infrastructure  

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As the flood of data associated with leading edge computational science continues to escalate, the challenge of supporting the distributed collaborations that are now characteristic of it becomes increasingly daunting. The chief obstacles to progress on this front lie less in the synchronous elements of collaboration, which have been reasonably well addressed by new global high performance networks, than in the asynchronous elements, where appropriate shared storage infrastructure seems to be lacking. The recent report from the Department of Energy on the emerging 'data management challenge' captures the multidimensional nature of this problem succinctly: Data inevitably needs to be buffered, for periods ranging from seconds to weeks, in order to be controlled as it moves through the distributed and collaborative research process. To meet the diverse and changing set of application needs that different research communities have, large amounts of non-archival storage are required for transitory buffering, and it needs to be widely dispersed, easily available, and configured to maximize flexibility of use. In today's grid fabric, however, massive storage is mostly concentrated in data centers, available only to those with user accounts and membership in the appropriate virtual organizations, allocated as if its usage were non-transitory, and encapsulated behind legacy interfaces that inhibit the flexibility of use and scheduling. This situation severely restricts the ability of application communities to access and schedule usable storage where and when they need to in order to make their workflow more productive. (p.69f) One possible strategy to deal with this problem lies in creating a storage infrastructure that can be universally shared because it provides only the most generic of asynchronous services. Different user communities then define higher level services as necessary to meet their needs. One model of such a service is a Storage Network, analogous to those used within computation centers, but designed to operate on a global scale. Building on a basic storage service that is as primitive as possible, such a Global Storage Network would define a framework within which higher level services can be created. If this framework enabled a variety of more specialized middleware and supported a wide array of applications, then interoperability and collaboration could occur based on that common framework. The research in Logistical Networking (LN) carried out under the DOE's SciDAC program tested the value of this approach within the context of several SciDAC application communities. Below we briefly describe the basic design of the LN storage network and some of the results that the Logistical Networking community has achieved.

Micah Beck; Terry Moore

2007-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

319

Safety Communications  

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Communications Communications New Staff & Guests Safety Topics ISM Plan Safety Communications Questions about safety and environmental compliance should first be directed to your supervisor or work lead. The Life Sciences Division Safety Coordinator Scott Taylor at setaylor@lbl.gov , 486-6133 (office), or (925) 899-4355 (cell); and Facilities Manager Peter Marietta at PMarietta@lbl.gov, 486-6031 (office), or 967-6596 (cell), are also sources of information. Your work group has a representative to the Division Environment, Health, & Safety Committee. This representative can provide safety guidance and offer a conduit for you to pass on your concerns or ideas. A list of current representatives is provided below. Additional safety information can be obtained on-line from the Berkeley Lab

320

Connectivity, throughput, and end-to-end latency in infrastructureless wireless Networks with beamforming-enabled devices  

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Infrastructureless wireless networks are an important class of wireless networks best fitted to operational situations with temporary, localized demand for communication ability. These networks are composed of wireless ...

Carey, Matthew F. (Matthew Francis)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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title Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers  

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Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers in New York City using OpenADR booktitle International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations ICEBO year month address Montreal Quebec abstract p class p1 Open Automated Demand Response OpenADR an XML based information exchange model is used to facilitate continuous price responsive operation and demand response participation for large commercial buildings in New York who are subject to the default day ahead hourly pricing We summarize the existing demand response programs in New York and discuss OpenADR communication prioritization of demand response signals and control methods Building energy simulation models are developed and field tests are conducted to evaluate continuous energy management

322

The Common Communication Interface (CCI)  

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There are many APIs for connecting and exchanging data between network peers. Each interface varies wildly based on metrics including performance, portability, and complexity. Specifically, many interfaces make design or implementation choices emphasizing some of the more desirable metrics (e.g., performance) while sacrificing others (e.g., portability). As a direct result, software developers building large, network-based applications are forced to choose a specific network API based on a complex, multi-dimensional set of criteria. Such trade-offs inevitably result in an interface that fails to deliver some desirable features. In this paper, we introduce a novel interface that both supports many features that have become standard (or otherwise generally expected) in other communication interfaces, and strives to export a small, yet powerful, interface. This new interface draws upon years of experience from network-oriented software development best practices to systems-level implementations. The goal is to create a relatively simple, high-level communication interface with low barriers to adoption while still providing important features such as scalability, resiliency, and performance. The result is the Common Communications Interface (CCI): an intuitive API that is portable, efficient, scalable, and robust to meet the needs of network-intensive applications common in HPC and cloud computing.

Shipman, Galen M [ORNL; Atchley, Scott [ORNL; Dillow, David A [ORNL; Geoffray, Patrick [ORNL; Bosilca, George [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Squyres, Jeffrey M [ORNL; Minnich, Ronald [Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Terminal automation system maintenance  

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Nothing has improved petroleum product loading in recent years more than terminal automation systems. The presence of terminal automation systems (TAS) at loading racks has increased operational efficiency and safety and enhanced their accounting and management capabilities. However, like all finite systems, they occasionally malfunction or fail. Proper servicing and maintenance can minimize this. And in the unlikely event a TAS breakdown does occur, prompt and effective troubleshooting can reduce its impact on terminal productivity. To accommodate around-the-clock loading at racks, increasingly unattended by terminal personnel, TAS maintenance, servicing and troubleshooting has become increasingly demanding. It has also become increasingly important. After 15 years of trial and error at petroleum and petrochemical storage and transfer terminals, a number of successful troubleshooting programs have been developed. These include 24-hour {open_quotes}help hotlines,{close_quotes} internal (terminal company) and external (supplier) support staff, and {open_quotes}layered{close_quotes} support. These programs are described.

Coffelt, D.; Hewitt, J. [Engineered Systems Inc., Tempe, AZ (United States)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Automated gas chromatography  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus and process for the continuous, near real-time monitoring of low-level concentrations of organic compounds in a liquid, and, more particularly, a water stream. A small liquid volume of flow from a liquid process stream containing organic compounds is diverted by an automated process to a heated vaporization capillary where the liquid volume is vaporized to a gas that flows to an automated gas chromatograph separation column to chromatographically separate the organic compounds. Organic compounds are detected and the information transmitted to a control system for use in process control. Concentrations of organic compounds less than one part per million are detected in less than one minute. 7 figs.

Mowry, C.D.; Blair, D.S.; Rodacy, P.J.; Reber, S.D.

1999-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

325

Automated Demand Response Tests  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report includes assessments and test results of four end-use technologies, representing products in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors, each configured to automatically receive real-time pricing information and critical peak pricing (CPP) demand response (DR) event notifications. Four different vendors were asked to follow the interface requirements set forth in the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) standard that was introduced to the public in 2008 and currently used in two ...

2008-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

326

Automated Demand Response Tests  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report, which is an update to EPRI Report 1016082, includes assessments and test results of four end-use vendor technologies. These technologies represent products in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors, each configured to automatically receive real-time pricing information and critical peak pricing (CPP) demand response (DR) event notifications. Four different vendors were asked to follow the interface requirements set forth in the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) Communicat...

2009-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

327

Automated Demand Response Technologies and Demonstration in New York City  

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Technologies and Demonstration in New York City Technologies and Demonstration in New York City using OpenADR Title Automated Demand Response Technologies and Demonstration in New York City using OpenADR Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-6470E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Kim, Joyce Jihyun, Sila Kiliccote, and Rongxin Yin Date Published 09/2013 Publisher LBNL/NYSERDA Abstract Demand response (DR) - allowing customers to respond to reliability requests and market prices by changing electricity use from their normal consumption pattern - continues to be seen as an attractive means of demand-side management and a fundamental smart-grid improvement that links supply and demand. Since October 2011, the Demand Response Research Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority have conducted a demonstration project enabling Automated Demand Response (Auto-DR) in large commercial buildings located in New York City using Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) communication protocols. In particular, this project focuses on demonstrating how OpenADR can automate and simplify interactions between buildings and various stakeholders in New York State including the independent system operator, utilities, retail energy providers, and curtailment service providers. In this paper, we present methods to automate control strategies via building management systems to provide event-driven demand response, price response and demand management based on OpenADR signals. We also present cost control opportunities under day-ahead hourly pricing for large customers and Auto-DR control strategies developed for demonstration buildings. Lastly, we discuss the communication architecture and Auto-DR system designed for the demonstration project to automate price response and DR participation.

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Definition: Backhaul Communications | Open Energy Information  

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Backhaul Communications Backhaul Communications Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Backhaul Communications The infrastructure used to connect the AMI head-end system to the AMI data collectors or access points. Backhaul communications typically utilize fiber-optic cables, high speed wireless connections, or other networks that can handle large amounts of data. Backhaul communications can utilize utility-owned infrastructure or third party communications providers.[1] Related Terms advanced metering infrastructure References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/backhaul_communications [[C LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ategory: Smart Grid Definitionssmart grid,smart grid, |Template:BASEPAGENAME]]smart grid,smart grid, Retrieved from

329

DTN Communication in a Mine Philip Ginzboorg  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

coal mine monitoring with wireless sensor networks. volume 5, pages 1­29, New York, NY, USA, 2009. ACM. [11] W. Yang and Y. Huang. Wireless sensor network based coal mine wireless and integrated securityDTN Communication in a Mine Philip Ginzboorg Nokia Research Center Teemu Kärkkäinen Aalto

Ott, Jörg

330

Impact of Information and Communications Technologies on  

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Systems LAN Local-area network LEOS Low-Earth Orbiting Satellites KCP&L Kansas City Power & Light NII communications systems. Several utilities (Kansas City Power & Light, Public Service of Colorado, Baltimore Gas that are delivered via modern telecommunications systems (e.g., fiber-optic and coaxial cable networks, fixed

331

A lightweight, high performance communication protocol for grid computing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a lightweight, high-performance communication protocol for the high-bandwidth, high-delay networks typical of computational Grids. One unique feature of this protocol is that it incorporates an extremely accurate classification mechanism ... Keywords: Bayesian analysis, Classification mechanisms, Grid computing, High-performance communication protocols, High-performance networking

Phillip M. Dickens

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Netgauge: a network performance measurement framework  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper introduces Netgauge, an extensible open-source framework for implementing network benchmarks. The structure of Netgauge abstracts and explicitly separates communication patterns from communication modules. As a result of this separation of ...

Torsten Hoefler; Torsten Mehlan; Andrew Lumsdaine; Wolfgang Rehm

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Robustness of Ethernet-Based Real-Time Networked Control System with Multi-Level Client/Server Architecture  

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The importance of real-time communication at the device level in a factory automation setup is a widely researched area. This research is an effort to experimentally verify if Ethernet can be used as a real-time communication standard in a factory automation setup, by observing the effects of packet delays, packet loss, and network congestion on the performance of a networked control system (NCS). The NCS experimental setup used in this research involves real-time feedback control of multiple plants like DC motors and a magnetic-levitation system connected to one or more controllers. A multi-client-multi-server architecture on a local area network (LAN) was developed using user datagram protocol (UDP) as the communication protocol. Key observations are as follows. (1) The multi-client-single-server system showed the highest packet delays compared to single-client-single-server architecture. (2) In the singleclient- single-server system, as the Ethernet link utilization increased beyond 82 percent, the average packet delays and steady-state error of the DC motor speed-control system increased by 2231 percent and 304 percent, respectively. (3) Even under high link utilization, adding an additional server to the NCS reduced average packet delays considerably. (4) With large packet sizes, higher packet rates were automatically throttled by Ethernet’s flow control mechanism affecting the real-time communication negatively. (5) In the multiclient- multi-server architecture, average packet delays at higher packet rates, and at higher packet lengths were found to be 40 percent lesser than the those of the single-clientsingle- server system and 87.5 percent lesser than those of the multi-client-single-server system.

Bibinagar, Naveen Kumar

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

TJ Automation | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

TJ Automation TJ Automation Jump to: navigation, search Name TJ Automation Facility TJ Automation Sector Wind energy Facility Type Small Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner TJ Automation Energy Purchaser TJ Automation Location Archbold OH Coordinates 41.45823855°, -84.30666804° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.45823855,"lon":-84.30666804,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

335

Resilience and security of opportunistic communications for emergency evacuation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe an autonomous emergency support system (ESS) based on opportunistic communications (oppcomms) to support navigation and evacuation of civilians in built environments. In our proposed system, civilians are equipped with low-cost human wearable ... Keywords: building evacuation, communications security, delay tolerant network, disaster management, emergency support, identity-based cryptography, opportunistic communication

Gokce Gorbil; Erol Gelenbe

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Fourth international symposium on distribution automation and demand side management (DA/DSM 94)  

SciTech Connect

This document is the conference proceedings from the 1994 Distribution Automation/Demand Side Management meeting in Orlando, Florida. There are 87 papers presented, and topics include: (1) improved feeder efficiency, (2) automation of older substations, (3) modeling tools for distribution, planning, and operations, (4) sensing and fault detection, (5) outage monitoring, (6) cost and benefits of distribution automation, (7) communications, (8) optimization of feeder systems operations, (9) information technology, (10) demand-side management applications in the industrial, commercial, and residential sectors, (11) pricing and regulation, and (12) applications to the natural gas industry.

NONE

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

337

Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification (Version 1.0)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Utility Issued DR Event Entity Each UtilityDREvent may contain a list utility IT system that initiated the DR event.   destinations–This is a list Utility Advanced  Metering Infrastructure).   APC?8 Appendix D: DR Program Use Cases This section lists 

Piette, Mary Ann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification (Version 1.0)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Research  Energy Systems Integration  Environmentally contributes to PIER’s Energy Systems Integration  Program.  integration of common Energy Management and  Control Systems (

Piette, Mary Ann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification (Version 1.0)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the  following:  Customer account number  Load reduction the following:  Customer account number  Load reduction the following:  Customer account number  Load reduction 

Piette, Mary Ann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification (Version 1.0)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

may include things like real time prices, shed or  shift participant loads:  1. Real?time prices are propagated from shed or shift loads.   2. Real?time prices are sent by the 

Piette, Mary Ann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification (Version 1.0)  

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OpenADR  is one element of the Smart Grid information and OpenADR is  one element of the Smart Grid information and OpenADR is  one element of the Smart Grid information and 

Piette, Mary Ann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Automated Demand Response and Commissioning  

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and Commissioning Title Automated Demand Response and Commissioning Publication Type Conference Paper LBNL Report Number LBNL-57384 Year of Publication 2005 Authors Piette, Mary...

343

Automated Centrifugal Chiller Diagnostician - Available ...  

Summary. Researchers and engineers at PNNL have developed an automated, sophisticated, multi-level, real-time centrifugal chiller diagnostician with ...

344

A Uniform Balancing Energy Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In wireless sensor network, the power supply is, generally, a non-renewable battery. Consequently, energy effectiveness is a crucial factor. To maximize the battery life and therefore, the duration of network service, a robust wireless communication ... Keywords: Ad-hoc networks, Energy balancing, Energy efficiency, Sensor networks, Wireless communications

Ouadoudi Zytoune; Mohamed El Aroussi; Driss Aboutajdine

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Automotive ethernet: in-vehicle networking and smart mobility  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses novel communication network topologies and components and describes an evolutionary path of bringing Ethernet into automotive applications with focus on electric mobility. For next generation in-vehicle networking, the automotive ... Keywords: EV communication architecture, automotive, domain based commuication, electric vehicle, ethernet, in-vehicle networking, smart grid, vehicle network topology

Peter Hank, Steffen Müller, Ovidiu Vermesan, Jeroen Van Den Keybus

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Cognitive maritime wireless mesh/ad hoc networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cognitive maritime wireless mesh/ad hoc networks are proposed in this paper, for the purpose to provide high-speed and low-cost communications for the current maritime users by incorporating the licensed but unused frequency bands opportunistically. ... Keywords: Cognitive radio networks, IEEE 802.16, Maritime communications, Maritime mesh networks, Mesh/ad hc networks, White Space

Ming-Tuo Zhou; Hiroshi Harada

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Direct versus Facility Centric Load Control for Automated Demand Response  

SciTech Connect

Direct load control (DLC) refers to the scenario where third party entities outside the home or facility are responsible for deciding how and when specific customer loads will be controlled in response to Demand Response (DR) events on the electric grid. Examples of third parties responsible for performing DLC may be Utilities, Independent System Operators (ISO), Aggregators, or third party control companies. DLC can be contrasted with facility centric load control (FCLC) where the decisions for how loads are controlled are made entirely within the facility or enterprise control systems. In FCLC the facility owner has more freedom of choice in how to respond to DR events on the grid. Both approaches are in use today in automation of DR and both will continue to be used in future market segments including industrial, commercial and residential facilities. This paper will present a framework which can be used to differentiate between DLC and FCLC based upon where decisions are made on how specific loads are controlled in response to DR events. This differentiation is then used to compare and contrast the differences between DLC and FCLC to identify the impact each has on:(1)Utility/ISO and third party systems for managing demand response, (2)Facility systems for implementing load control, (3)Communications networks for interacting with the facility and (4)Facility operators and managers. Finally a survey of some of the existing DR related specifications and communications standards is given and their applicability to DLC or FCLC. In general FCLC adds more cost and responsibilities to the facilities whereas DLC represents higher costs and complexity for the Utility/ISO. This difference is primarily due to where the DR Logic is implemented and the consequences that creates. DLC may be more certain than FCLC because it is more predictable - however as more loads have the capability to respond to DR signals, people may prefer to have their own control of end-use loads and FCLC systems. Research is needed to understand the predictability of FCLC which is related to the perceived value of the DR from the facility manager or home owner's perspective.

Koch, Ed; Piette, Mary Ann

2009-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

348

Body Area Networks: A Survey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Advances in wireless communication technologies, such as wearable and implantable biosensors, along with recent developments in the embedded computing area are enabling the design, development, and implementation of body area networks. This class of ... Keywords: body area networks, survey, wireless sensor networks

Min Chen; Sergio Gonzalez; Athanasios Vasilakos; Huasong Cao; Victor C. Leung

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Automated cloud resource orchestration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Realizing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud requires a control platform for orchestrating the provisioning, configuration, management and decommissioning of a distributed set of diverse cloud resources (i.e., compute, storage, network) serving ...

Changbin Liu / Boon Thau Loo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

PKM: a pairwise key management scheme for wireless sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sensor networks are characterized by strict resource limitations and large scalability. Many sensor network applications require secure communication, a crucial component, especially in harsh environments. Symmetric key cryptography is very attractive ... Keywords: key distribution, key management, security, sensor networks

F. An; X. Cheng; J. M. Rivera; J. Li; Z. Cheng

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Energy-aware network coding circuit and system design  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Network Coding (NC) has been shown to provide several advantages in communication networks in terms of throughput, data robustness and security. However, its applicability to networks with resource constrained nodes, like ...

Angelopoulos, Georgios, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

ASAP: automatic semantics-aware analysis of network payloads  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Automatic inspection of network payloads is a prerequisite for effective analysis of network communication. Security research has largely focused on network analysis using protocol specifications, for example for intrusion detection, fuzz testing and ...

Tammo Krueger; Nicole Krämer; Konrad Rieck

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Installation and Commissioning Automated Demand Response Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

their partnership in demand response automation research andand Techniques for Demand Response. LBNL Report 59975. Mayof Fully Automated Demand Response in Large Facilities.

Kiliccote, Sila; Global Energy Partners; Pacific Gas and Electric Company

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Installation and Commissioning Automated Demand Response Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

al: Installation and Commissioning Automated Demand ResponseConference on Building Commissioning: April 22 – 24, 2008al: Installation and Commissioning Automated Demand Response

Kiliccote, Sila; Global Energy Partners; Pacific Gas and Electric Company

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Automation Alley Technology Center | Open Energy Information  

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Automation Alley Technology Center Jump to: navigation, search Name Automation Alley Technology Center Place United States Sector Services Product General Financial & Legal...

356

Rockwell Automation - Owens Corning Teaming Profile  

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Rockwell Automation programmable automation controller to collect data on motor kilowatts, speed, and torque. Project Summary By using real time data collected by the...

357

Meteorological Network Expansion Using Information Decay Concept  

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A generalized network design methodology was developed by using the basic entropy concept introduced by Shannon in communication engineering. In order to select potential sites for meteorological network expansion purposes, the meteorological ...

Tahir Husain; Mustafa A. Ukayli; Hasin U. Khan

1986-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Virtual infrastructure for wireless ad hoc networks  

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One of the most significant challenges introduced by ad hoc networks is coping with the unpredictable deployment, uncertain reliability, and erratic communication exhibited by emerging wireless networks and devices. The ...

Gilbert, Seth, 1976-

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Design of reliable SONET feeder networks  

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We address the physical SONET network design problem of selecting stackable, unidirectional rings connecting central office nodes (COs) and remote nodes (RNs). This problem frequently arises in designing feeder transport networks to support centralized ... Keywords: Communications, Heuristic, Integer Programming

June S. Park; Byung Ha Lim; Larry J. Leblanc

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Mutual Exclusion on Multihop, Mobile Wireless Networks  

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The system considered in this paper is a mobile wireless network, commonly known as an ad hoc network. Mobile nodes in this dynamic topology function both as processors and routers to provide communication between nodes which are not within wireless ...

Jennifer Walter; Savita Kini

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunistic packet scheduling in body area networks  

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Significant research efforts are being devoted to Body Area Networks (BAN) due to their potential for revolutionizing healthcare practices. Energy-efficiency and communication reliability are critically important for these networks. In an experimental ...

K. Shashi Prabh; Jan-Hinrich Hauer

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

A survey on wireless sensor network infrastructure for agriculture  

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The hybrid wireless sensor network is a promising application of wireless sensor networking techniques. The main difference between a hybrid WSN and a terrestrial wireless sensor network is the wireless underground sensor network, which communicates ... Keywords: Agriculture, Hybrid wireless sensor network, Information collection, Monitoring, Wireless underground sensor network

Xiaoqing Yu; Pute Wu; Wenting Han; Zenglin Zhang

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Berkeley Lab Public Affairs Department: Communications  

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Communications and Media Relations Communications and Media Relations Communications and Media Relations Government and Community Relations Workforce Development & Education Creative Services Office (CSO) Image of Communications Dept. staff Berkeley Lab's Communications and Media Relations Group is responsible for gathering, reporting, and disseminating news about the Lab to both internal and external audiences, including employees, the media, and the community. The latest news can be found at the News Center, which includes press releases, feature stories, announcements, multimedia features, and employee news. The site is searchable and offers web feeds and social networking tools. In addition to the News Center, the Communications and Media Relations Group, together with the Creatives Services Office, also maintains the

364

Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications  

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Studying the Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities To Inform Federal Smart Grid Policy Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities To Inform Federal Smart Grid Policy The Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist DOE in understanding the communications requirements of utilities, including, but not limited to, the requirements of the Smart Grid. This RFI also seeks to collect information about electricity infrastructure's current and projected communications requirements, as well as the types of networks and communications services that may be used for grid modernization. Specifically, DOE seeks information on what types of communications capabilities that the utilities

365

Contextual and Applications-Aware Communications Protocol Design for Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications  

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Cooperative vehicular ad-hoc networks are currently under development for improving traffic safety and efficiency. The strict requirements of traffic safety applications demand robust communication protocols that are able to efficiently operate under ... Keywords: Context-awareness, Cooperative protocols, Intelligent transportation systems, Vehicular ad-hoc networks

Miguel Sepulcre; Javier Gozalvez

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Robust automated knowledge capture.  

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This report summarizes research conducted through the Sandia National Laboratories Robust Automated Knowledge Capture Laboratory Directed Research and Development project. The objective of this project was to advance scientific understanding of the influence of individual cognitive attributes on decision making. The project has developed a quantitative model known as RumRunner that has proven effective in predicting the propensity of an individual to shift strategies on the basis of task and experience related parameters. Three separate studies are described which have validated the basic RumRunner model. This work provides a basis for better understanding human decision making in high consequent national security applications, and in particular, the individual characteristics that underlie adaptive thinking.

Stevens-Adams, Susan Marie; Abbott, Robert G.; Forsythe, James Chris; Trumbo, Michael Christopher Stefan; Haass, Michael Joseph; Hendrickson, Stacey M. Langfitt

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Berkeley automated supernova search  

SciTech Connect

The Berkeley automated supernova search employs a computer controlled 36-inch telescope and charge coupled device (CCD) detector to image 2500 galaxies per night. A dedicated minicomputer compares each galaxy image with stored reference data to identify supernovae in real time. The threshold for detection is m/sub v/ = 18.8. We plan to monitor roughly 500 galaxies in Virgo and closer every night, and an additional 6000 galaxies out to 70 Mpc on a three night cycle. This should yield very early detection of several supernovae per year for detailed study, and reliable premaximum detection of roughly 100 supernovae per year for statistical studies. The search should be operational in mid-1982.

Kare, J.T.; Pennypacker, C.R.; Muller, R.A.; Mast, T.S.; Crawford, F.S.; Burns, M.S.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Communications Technology and Urban Governance Reform: Project Highlights  

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In this paper, we describe highlights of a research project funded by the NSF Digital Government program. The study has examined the impacts of advanced communication technologies in the implementation of a system of neighborhood councils in Los Angeles. It employs social network analysis to chart the development of political networks engendered by the reform and the role of email in shaping these networks.

Christopher Weare

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Regulation, public policy, and investment in communications infrastructure  

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A growing number of countries are reexamining telecommunications policies in search of approaches that better support investment and innovation in advanced communication networks and services. In addition to regulatory instruments, a broad range of fiscal ... Keywords: Broadband, Innovation, Network investment, Next-generation networks, Public policy, Regulation, Ultrabroadband

Johannes M. Bauer

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Overall Requirements for Global Information Multimedia Communication Village 10th Strategic Workshop  

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The foundations for the definition of the network of the future should be based on a correct user and community characterizations to minimize the fragmentation of the experiences during the global interactions with information communication infrastructures. ... Keywords: Access networks, Network evolution, Smart environments domotics, User identity, WiMax, Wireless communications

Antonio Cimmino; Pasquale Donadio

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Review: Unicast routing protocols for vehicular ad hoc networks: A critical comparison and classification  

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Vehicular Ad hoc NETworks (VANETs) allow vehicles to form a self-organized network without the need for a permanent infrastructure. As a prerequisite to communication, an efficient route between network nodes must be established, and it must adapt to ... Keywords: Inter-vehicle communication, Mobile ad hoc network, Routing, VANET, Vehicular ad hoc networks

James Bernsen; D. Manivannan

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Automation in modeling: using automation for finishing room capacity planning  

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Capacity planning of a furniture finishing system using both deterministic analysis and stochastic simulation is conveniently performed with the aid ActiveX Automation. Users interactively build a complete model of a finishing system with an Excel interface, ...

Ryan Heath Melton; C. Thomas Culbreth; Stephen D. Roberts; Jeffrey A. Joines

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Acoustic system for communication in pipelines  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system for communication in a pipe, or pipeline, or network of pipes containing a fluid. The system includes an encoding and transmitting sub-system connected to the pipe, or pipeline, or network of pipes that transmits a signal in the frequency range of 3-100 kHz into the pipe, or pipeline, or network of pipes containing a fluid, and a receiver and processor sub-system connected to the pipe, or pipeline, or network of pipes containing a fluid that receives said signal and uses said signal for a desired application.

Martin, II, Louis Peter (San Ramon, CA); Cooper, John F. (Oakland, CA)

2008-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

374

Power-Aware Communication for Mobile Computers  

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Recently, the mobile community has focused on techniques for reducing energy consumption for mobile hosts. These power management techniques typically target communication devices such as wireless network interfaces, aiming to reduce usage, and thus energy consumption, of the particular device itself. We observe that optimization of a single device's energy consumption, without considering the effect of the strategy on the rest of the machine, can have negative consequences. We propose power management techniques addressing mobile host communications that encompass all components of a mobile host in an effort to optimize total energy consumption. Specifically, we propose runtime adaptation of communication parameters in order to minimize the energy consumed during active data transfer. Information about the network environment is used to drive such adaptations in an effort to compensate for the effect of dynamic service from wireless communication device on the energy consume...

Robin Kravets; Karsten Schwan; Ken Calvert

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

PROCEEDINGS OF FOURTH BERKELEY CONFERENCE ON DISTRIBUTED DATA MANAGEMENT AND COMPUTER NETWORKS.  

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packet switching for local computer networks. Comm. of theaddressing capabilities for computer networks. Proe. IEEE,InternatIonal Conference on,Computer CommunIcatIon, August

Hall, Dennis

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Flexible network wireless transceiver and flexible network telemetry transceiver  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A transceiver for facilitating two-way wireless communication between a baseband application and other nodes in a wireless network, wherein the transceiver provides baseband communication networking and necessary configuration and control functions along with transmitter, receiver, and antenna functions to enable the wireless communication. More specifically, the transceiver provides a long-range wireless duplex communication node or channel between the baseband application, which is associated with a mobile or fixed space, air, water, or ground vehicle or other platform, and other nodes in the wireless network or grid. The transceiver broadly comprises a communication processor; a flexible telemetry transceiver including a receiver and a transmitter; a power conversion and regulation mechanism; a diplexer; and a phased array antenna system, wherein these various components and certain subcomponents thereof may be separately enclosed and distributable relative to the other components and subcomponents.

Brown, Kenneth D. (Grain Valley, MO)

2008-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

377

Automating Personalized Battery Management on Smartphones  

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3 Automating Battery Management . . . . . . .122 Battery Goal Setting UI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Power and Battery Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Falaki, Mohamamd Hossein

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Validation Program - The Security Content Automation ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Information technology Laboratory (ITL). Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Validation Program. The SCAP Validation ...

2013-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

379

National SCADA Test Bed Substation Automation Evaluation Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Increased awareness of the potential for cyber attack has recently resulted in improved cyber security practices associated with the electrical power grid. However, the level of practical understanding and deployment of cyber security practices has not been evenly applied across all business sectors. Much of the focus has been centered on information technology business centers and control rooms. This report explores the current level of substation automation, communication, and cyber security protection deployed in electrical substations throughout existing utilities in the United States. This report documents the evaluation of substation automation implementation and associated vulnerabilities. This evaluation used research conducted by Newton-Evans Research Company for some of its observations and results. The Newton Evans Report aided in the determination of what is the state of substation automation in North American electric utilities. Idaho National Laboratory cyber security experts aided in the determination of what cyber vulnerabilities may pose a threat to electrical substations. This report includes cyber vulnerabilities as well as recommended mitigations. It also describes specific cyber issues found in typical substation automation configurations within the electric utility industry. The evaluation report was performed over a 5-month period starting in October 2008

Kenneth Barnes; Briam Johnson

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Smart Grid Communications:  

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Interoperability is a key requirement for data communications in the “smart grid”. It has been articulated at great length by the GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC). However, the interoperability issues identified here to date include only interoperability of the data exchange. In this paper, we first argue that middleware is a key enabling technology for helping meet interoperability requirements and avoid stovepipe systems in the smart grid. We then argue that the smart grid’s data communications must support interoperability of Quality of Service (QoS) and security mechanisms across an entire power grid; this will necessarily involve traversing multiple organizations ’ IT infrastructures that may have different network-level mechanisms for providing QoS and security. We introduce the concept of QoS stovepipes to illustrate how such QoS and security interoperability may occur. We then argue that the application programmer interface for such QoS and security requirements must be kept as high-level as possible to avoid QoS stovepipes. Finally, we argue that middleware-level mechanisms are a much better way to provide this end-to-end QoS and security, compared to the usual technique in the power grid of using (and getting locked into) network-level mechanisms (which the middleware is built on top of). 1 This paper is a reformatted version of one from the Grid-Interop 2009 meeting in Denver, Colorado, USA on November 18, 2009, and appearing there in its online proceedings (it won the Best Paper award for the “Connectivity ” Track). URL for this document:

Qos Stovepipes; Qos Interoperability; David E. Bakken; Richard E. Schantz

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dealiasing Doppler Velocities Measured by a Bistatic Radar Network during a Downburst-Producing Thunderstorm  

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The object of this paper was to develop an automated dealiasing scheme that dealiases Doppler velocities measured by a bistatic Doppler radar network. The particular network consists of the C-band polarimetric diversity Doppler radar, POLDIRAD, ...

Katja Friedrich; Olivier Caumont

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Handheld portable real-time tracking and communications device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Portable handheld real-time tracking and communications devices include; a controller module, communications module including global positioning and mesh network radio module, data transfer and storage module, and a user interface module enclosed in a water-resistant enclosure. Real-time tracking and communications devices can be used by protective force, security and first responder personnel to provide situational awareness allowing for enhance coordination and effectiveness in rapid response situations. Such devices communicate to other authorized devices via mobile ad-hoc wireless networks, and do not require fixed infrastructure for their operation.

Wiseman, James M. (Albuquerque, NM); Riblett, Jr., Loren E. (Edgewood, NM); Green, Karl L. (Albuquerque, NM); Hunter, John A. (Albuquerque, NM); Cook, III, Robert N. (Rio Rancho, NM); Stevens, James R. (Arlington, VA)

2012-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

383

Assessment of the Case for IEC 61850 in Advanced Distribution Automation  

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This white paper describes IEC 61850, a family of standards for communication systems for power system automation, and discusses the challenges that hinder its widespread adoption, especially in distribution systems. The paper is intended to aid in decisions regarding the next steps in the development, maintenance, trial applications and adoption of IEC 61850.

2008-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

384

Networked control of distributed energy resources: application to solid oxide fuel cells  

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This paper presents a model-based networked control approach for managing Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) over communication networks. As a model system, we consider a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) plant that communicates with the central controller ...

Yulei Sun; Sathyendra Ghantasala; Nael H. El-Farra

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Transmission Power Allocation for Cooperative Relay-BasedNeighborhood Area Networks for Smart Grid  

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Architecture for the Smart Grid, IEEE Network, vol. 25, no.to-Machine Communications in Smart Grid. IEEE CommunicationInfrastructure for Smart Grid. IEEE Network, vol. 25, no.5,

Kai, Ma; Guoqiang, Hu; Spanos, Costas

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Automated hedcut illustration using isophotes  

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In this work, we present an automated system for creating hedcut illustrations, portraits rendered using small image feature aligned dots (stipples). We utilize edge detection and shading cues from the input photograph to direct stipple placement within ...

SungYe Kim; Insoo Woo; Ross Maciejewski; David S. Ebert

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Automated Assembly Using Feature Localization  

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Automated assembly of mechanical devices is studies by researching methods of operating assembly equipment in a variable manner; that is, systems which may be configured to perform many different assembly operations ...

Gordon, Steven Jeffrey

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Connectivity problem in wireless networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We study the complexity of the following connectivity problem in wireless networks: for a given placement of n nodes in the plane, the goal is to compute a channel and power assignment that forms strongly connected communication structure spanning ...

Dariusz R. Kowalski; Mariusz A. Rokicki

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Design of a backup network for catastrophe scenarios  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Communication networks play a fundamental role in the response to a massive catastrophe, like an earthquake or a large-scale terrorist attack to a major urban area. In such situations, command centres must be able to rely on a fully operational communication ... Keywords: backup networks, emergency communications, resilience

S. Alves; B. Koldehofe; H. Miranda; F. Taiani

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Location privacy and resilience in wireless sensor networks querying  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Due to the wireless nature of communication in sensor networks, the communication patterns between sensors could be leaked regardless of the adoption of encryption mechanisms-those would just protect the message content. However, communication patterns ... Keywords: Location privacy, Probabilistic algorithm, Resiliency, Security, Wireless sensor networks

Roberto Di Pietro; Alexandre Viejo

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Design and Operation of an Open, Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure for Commercial Buildings  

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This paper describes the concept for and lessons from the development and field-testing of an open, interoperable communications infrastructure to support automated demand response (auto-DR). Automating DR allows greater levels of participation, improved reliability, and repeatability of the DR in participating facilities. This paper also presents the technical and architectural issues associated with auto-DR and description of the demand response automation server (DRAS), the client/server architecture-based middle-ware used to automate the interactions between the utilities or any DR serving entity and their customers for DR programs. Use case diagrams are presented to show the role of the DRAS between utility/ISO and the clients at the facilities.

Piette, Mary Ann; Ghatikar, Girish; Kiliccote, Sila; Watson, David; Koch, Ed; Hennage, Dan

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Forensic analysis of SCADA systems and networks  

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Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems are commonly used to automate and control industrial processes. Modern SCADA protocols leverage TCP/IP to transport sensor data and control signals. Also, corporate IT infrastructures ... Keywords: DCSs, Modbus, SCADA, data acquisition, distributed control systems, industrial environments, inforensics, network forensics, network monitoring, process monitoring, security, supervisory control

T. Kilpatrick; J. Gonzalez; R. Chandia; M. Papa; S. Shenoi

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Wireless sensor networks and human comfort index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Conventional wireless home automation networks (WHANs) incorporate embedded wireless sensors and actuators that monitors and control home living environment. WHAN's primary goal is to maintain user comfort and efficient home management. Conventional ... Keywords: Ambient intelligence, Fuzzy logic, Human comfort, Wireless sensor network

Mohd Izani Rawi, Adnan Al-Anbuky

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Effects of introducing collaborative technology on communications in a distributed safety-critical system  

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Communication and collaborative decision-making are critical activities in safety-critical systems such as marine transportation. As a result, new group technologies have been introduced to enhance communication and decision-making in these settings. ... Keywords: Automation, Case study, Communication, Decision support systems, Group decision support systems, Group support systems, Lean media, Marine transportation, Rich technology environment, Safety-critical system, Saint Lawrence Seaway, Technology impact, Technology introduction, Vessel traffic systems

Sudhendar Hanumantharao; Martha Grabowski

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Definition: Automated Voltage And Var Control | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Voltage And Var Control Voltage And Var Control Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Automated Voltage And Var Control Automated voltage and VAR control requires coordinated operation of reactive power resources such as capacitor banks, voltage regulators, transformer load-tap changers, and distributed generation (DG) with sensors, controls, and communications systems. These devices could operate autonomously in response to local events or in response to signals from a central control system.[1] View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition Also Known As Volt-VAR Control (VVC) Related Terms smart grid, Reactive Power References ↑ SmartGrid.gov 'Description of Functions' An i LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. nline Glossary Definition Retrieved from

396

Open Automated Demand Response for Small Commerical Buildings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report characterizes small commercial buildings by market segments, systems and end-uses; develops a framework for identifying demand response (DR) enabling technologies and communication means; and reports on the design and development of a low-cost OpenADR enabling technology that delivers demand reductions as a percentage of the total predicted building peak electric demand. The results show that small offices, restaurants and retail buildings are the major contributors making up over one third of the small commercial peak demand. The majority of the small commercial buildings in California are located in southern inland areas and the central valley. Single-zone packaged units with manual and programmable thermostat controls make up the majority of heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for small commercial buildings with less than 200 kW peak electric demand. Fluorescent tubes with magnetic ballast and manual controls dominate this customer group's lighting systems. There are various ways, each with its pros and cons for a particular application, to communicate with these systems and three methods to enable automated DR in small commercial buildings using the Open Automated Demand Response (or OpenADR) communications infrastructure. Development of DR strategies must consider building characteristics, such as weather sensitivity and load variability, as well as system design (i.e. under-sizing, under-lighting, over-sizing, etc). Finally, field tests show that requesting demand reductions as a percentage of the total building predicted peak electric demand is feasible using the OpenADR infrastructure.

Dudley, June Han; Piette, Mary Ann; Koch, Ed; Hennage, Dan

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Linking Continuous Energy Management and Open Automated Demand Response  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Advances in communications and control technology, the strengthening of the Internet, and the growing appreciation of the urgency to reduce demand side energy use are motivating the development of improvements in both energy efficiency and demand response (DR) systems. This paper provides a framework linking continuous energy management and continuous communications for automated demand response (Auto-DR) in various times scales. We provide a set of concepts for monitoring and controls linked to standards and procedures such as Open Automation Demand Response Communication Standards (Open Auto-DR or OpenADR). Basic building energy science and control issues in this approach begin with key building components, systems, end-uses and whole building energy performance metrics. The paper presents a framework about when energy is used, levels of services by energy using systems, granularity of control, and speed of telemetry. DR, when defined as a discrete event, requires a different set of building service levels than daily operations. We provide examples of lessons from DR case studies and links to energy efficiency.

Piette, Mary Ann; Kiliccote, Sila; Ghatikar, Girish

2008-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

398

Network Worms Thomas M. Chen*  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Network Worms Thomas M. Chen* Dept. of Electrical Engineering Southern Methodist University PO Box is the possible rate of infection. Since worms are automated programs, they can spread without any human action. Historical examples of worms have included: · Trojan horses: software with a hidden malicious function, e

Chen, Thomas M.

399

Information Technology & Communications  

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Communications Information Technology & Communications Express Licensing 3-dimensional imaging at nanometer resolutions Call for Commercialization andor CRADA Partners PathScan...

400

PROTOCOLS FOR SECURE COMMUNICATION AND TRAITOR TRACING IN ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Electrical smart grid is rapidly growing worldwide. Advances in smart metering infrastructure have led to the creation of networks for bidirectional communication between neighborhood electric… (more)

Miadzvezhanka, Siarhei

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scenarios for Consuming Standardized Automated Demand Response Signals  

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of Fully Automated Demand Response in Large Facilities.Fully Automated Demand Response Tests in Large Facilities.Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure.

Koch, Ed

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Automation World Features New White Paper on Wireless Security...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Automation World Features New White Paper on Wireless Security Automation World Features New White Paper on Wireless Security The April 2009 issue of Automation World magazine...

403

Fault tolerance in ZigBee wireless sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wireless sensor networks (WSN) based on the IEEE 802.15.4 Personal Area Network standard are finding increasing use in the home automation and emerging smart energy markets. The network and application layers, based on the ZigBee 2007 PRO Standard, provide ...

Richard Alena; Ray Gilstrap; Jarren Baldwin; Thom Stone; Pete Wilson

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Map: medial axis based geometric routing in sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One of the challenging tasks in the deployment of dense wireless networks (like sensor networks) is in devising a routing scheme for node to node communication. Important consideration includes scalability, routing complexity, quality of communication ... Keywords: medial axis, routing, sensor networks, system design

Jehoshua Bruck; Jie Gao; Anxiao Jiang

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Dynamic frequency allocation in fractional frequency reused OFDMA networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes a dynamic fractional frequency reused cell architecture that simplifies the problem of subcarrier allocation with frequency reuse in multicell OFDMA networks. The architecture divides the cell surface into two overlapping geographical ... Keywords: 3G, cellular networks, cross-layer adaptation, data networks, mobile communication systems, opportunistic scheduling, wireless communication

Syed Hussain Ali; Victor C. M. Leung

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Secure Personal Networks for IMT-Advanced Connectivity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The challenge to deliver the next generation of ubiquitous and converged network and service infrastructures for communication, computing and media, has forced research into innovative new directions. New infrastructures must overcome the scalability, ... Keywords: Cognitive radio, Connectivity, Cooperation of heterogeneous networks, IMT-Advanced, Personal networks, Ubiquitous communications

Albena Mihovska; Ramjee Prasad

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

A compressive sensing-based reconstruction approach to network traffic  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Traffic matrix in a network describes the end-to-end network traffic which embodies the network-level status of communication networks from origin to destination nodes. It is an important input parameter of network traffic engineering and is very crucial ...

Laisen Nie, Dingde Jiang, Zhengzheng Xu

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Open Automated Demand Response Technologies for Dynamic Pricing and Smart Grid  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present an Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specifications (OpenADR) data model capable of communicating real-time prices to electricity customers. We also show how the same data model could be used to for other types of dynamic pricing tariffs (including peak pricing tariffs, which are common throughout the United States). Customers participating in automated demand response programs with building control systems can respond to dynamic prices by using the actual prices as inputs to their control systems. Alternatively, prices can be mapped into"building operation modes," which can act as inputs to control systems. We present several different strategies customers could use to map prices to operation modes. Our results show that OpenADR can be used to communicate dynamic pricing within the Smart Grid and that OpenADR allows for interoperability with existing and future systems, technologies, and electricity markets.

Ghatikar, Girish; Mathieu, Johanna L.; Piette, Mary Ann; Kiliccote, Sila

2010-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

409

Communication protocols, queuing and scheduling delay analysis in CANDU SCWR hydrogen co-generation model.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Industrial dynamical, Networked Control Systems (NCSs) are controlled over a communication network. We study a continuous-time CANada Deuterium Uranium-Super Critical Water Reactor (CANDU-SCWR) hydrogen plant… (more)

Ahmed, Fayyaz

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Securing Cell Relay Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A cellular relay or cell relay (CR) is a device used to relay  information from one point in a network to another through a wireless medium using spectrum from the cellular band. One common use of CRs in the United States is to provide wireless devices with access to higher bandwidth or broadband access points. Examples include advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) mesh networks that use meter-based transmitters and receivers to provide communications between meters and from ...

2013-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

411

A framework for Unified Communication and Collaboration strategy for telcos  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) is a product offer that is the result of fixed and mobile networks convergence and the possibility of development of applications which are interoperable. Currently there are ...

Wahid, Bilal

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Cheiro : creating expressive textual communication and anthropomorphic typography  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Despite rapid technological advancement and improvement in network bandwidth, people still like to use text for remote communication. Simplicity, directness and anonymity make textual chat the most popular method of ...

Lam, Francis, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Continuous-Time Distributed Observers with Discrete Communication  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

computation. Distributed estimation problems arise, for instance, in sensor networks, electric power grids data, and rely upon distributed mechanisms to merge local computations, such as intermediate dataContinuous-Time Distributed Observers with Discrete Communication Florian D¨orfler, Fabio

Bullo, Francesco

414

The Economics of Communications/Networking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

"PRIVACY" COLD "COLD FUSION" MXWEBDV "WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT" or "WEB DEVELOPMENT" FIREWAL "FIREWALL" NETWRK

Gruner, Daniel S.

415

Communicating oscillatory networks: Frequency Domain Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-deterministic models and used the presented techni- que of frequency domain analysis to investigate the differ- ences. The quasi-deterministic models are constructed from exactly the same reaction scheme and kinetic para- meters, however the kinetic functions... significant role in our findings. Note in particular from Additional file 1 Table S4 that the two species that directly perturb the cell cycle (namely p53a and NF-#1;Bn) have low stochasticity, so any noise inherent in their respective net- works does...

Ihekwaba, Adaoha E C; Sedwards, Sean

2011-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

416

Exploring Collective Dynamics in Communication Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Figure 2 provides a schematic diagram of the node ... Using the 2-D grid, we can determine the ... size, and congestion, we plot several power spectra in ...

2012-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

417

Demonstration of Automated Heavy-Duty Vehicles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

this wireless communication are strict; real- time operationthis wireless communication are strict; real-time operationwireless communication system are strict, requiring real-time operation

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Wireless sensor network system for supporting nursing context-awareness  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We developed a wireless sensor network system for supporting context-awareness of nursing activities in hospitals. Our system is aimed at automated recording of nursing work, providing context-aware services to nurses and visualising analytical results ...

Futoshi Naya; Ren Ohmura; Masakazu Miyamae; Haruo Noma; Kiyoshi Kogure; Michita Imai

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Wireless Field Area Network Spectrum Assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Utilities are looking for communications technologies that can provide robust support for integration and management of a broad range of Smart Grid applications, starting with advanced distribution management and automation [ADA], distributed energy resources [DERs], advanced metering [AMI], and demand response [DR]. The number and variety of candidate technologies can seem daunting; this EPRI research highlights some core Smart Grid communications requirements and assesses the degree to which systems ba...

2010-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

420

Report: EM Communications  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

COMMUNICATIONS COMMUNICATIONS September 25, 2008 Submitted by the EMAB Communications Subcommittee Background: In response to the Environmental Management Advisory Board's (EMAB) expressed concern that a communications function was not part of the Office of Environmental Management's (EM) 2006 proposed reorganization, the Assistant Secretary requested that the Board make a recommendation as to whether EM should create a communications position with direct report to his office. In support of this request, EMAB established a subcommittee to review how communications within the Department and with stakeholders were being handled in EM, and report back to the full Board on its findings. The Communications Subcommittee's original report included five recommendations and

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421

Communications device identification methods, communications methods, wireless communications readers, wireless communications systems, and articles of manufacture  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Communications device identification methods, communications methods, wireless communications readers, wireless communications systems, and articles of manufacture are described. In one aspect, a communications device identification method includes providing identification information regarding a group of wireless identification devices within a wireless communications range of a reader, using the provided identification information, selecting one of a plurality of different search procedures for identifying unidentified ones of the wireless identification devices within the wireless communications range, and identifying at least some of the unidentified ones of the wireless identification devices using the selected one of the search procedures.

Steele, Kerry D [Kennewick, WA; Anderson, Gordon A [Benton City, WA; Gilbert, Ronald W [Morgan Hill, CA

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Packet-Switched Optical Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this article, we present a platform design for packet-switched OTDM networks operating at ultrafast bit-rates for modern multiprocessor interconnects. The design is implemented in a prototype 8-node transparent shuffle network. The flow control in ... Keywords: Communication system interfaces, signalling, synchronization, clock and data recovery, PLLs

Ben Y. Yu; Paul Toliver; Robert J. Runser; Kung-Li Deng; Deyu Zhou; Ivan Glesk; Paul R. Prucnal

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Communication security for SCADA in smart grid environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems are basically Process Control Systems, designed to automate systems such as traffic control, power grid management, waste processing etc. Conventionally, SCADA is connected only in a limited private network ... Keywords: SCADA, crossed crypto-scheme, encryption, security issues, smart gird

Rosslin John Robles; Tai-Hoon Kim

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Communication and Computation in Distributed CSP Algorithms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Communication and Computation in Distributed CSP Algorithms C`esar Fern`andez1 , Ram´on B´ejar1 in the context of networked distributed systems. In order to study the performance of Distributed CSP (DisCSP consider two complete DisCSP algorithms: asynchronous backtracking (ABT) and asynchronous weak commitment

Krishnamachari, Bhaskar

425

An Automated Method of MFRSR Calibration for Aerosol Optical Depth Analysis with Application to an Asian Dust Outbreak over the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Over the past decade, networks of Multifilter Rotating Shadowband Radiometers (MFRSR) and automated sun photometers have been established in the United States to monitor aerosol properties. The MFRSR alternately measures diffuse and global ...

John A. Augustine; Christopher R. Cornwall; Gary B. Hodges; Charles N. Long; Carlos I. Medina; John J. DeLuisi

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Tightly Coupled Accelerators Architecture for Minimizing Communication Latency among Accelerators  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years, heterogeneous clusters using accelerators have been widely used in high performance computing systems. In such clusters, inter-node communication among accelerators requires several memory copies via CPU memory, and the communication ... Keywords: GPGPU, Accelerator Computing, Interconnection Network, PCI Express, Remote DMA, CUDA, GPU Direct

Toshihiro Hanawa, Yuetsu Kodama, Taisuke Boku, Mitsuhisa Sato

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Interacting with audio streams for entertainment and communication  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a new model of interactive audio for entertainment and communication. A new device called the DJammer and its associated technologies are described. The DJammer introduces the idea of provisioning mobile users to interact cooperatively with ... Keywords: connectivity, context awareness, digital content, distributed multimedia communication, distributed systems, mobility, network aggregation, peer-to-peer, rich media

Mat C. Hans; Mark T. Smith

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Activity detection for information access to oral communication  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oral communication is ubiquitous and carries important information yet it is also time consuming to document. Given the development of storage media and networks one could just record and store a conversation for documentation. The question is, however, ... Keywords: activity, dialogue processing, information access, oral communication, speech

Klaus Ries; Alex Waibel

2001-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Survey A survey of routing protocols for smart grid communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the recent initiatives to upgrade the existing power grid to the Smart Grid (SG), there has been a significant interest in the design and development of an efficient communications infrastructure for connecting different components of the SG. In ... Keywords: HANs, NANs, Routing, Smart grid, Smart grid communications network, WANs

Nico Saputro; Kemal Akkaya; Suleyman Uludag

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Smart grid communications architecture: a survey and challenges  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With an increasing interest from both the academic and industrial communities, this article systematically investigates developments in communication technology for the smart grid. Smart grid can be defined as an electric system that uses information, ... Keywords: cognitive communications, demand response, heterogeneous wireless networks, smart grid

Zoran Bojkovic; Bojan Bakmaz

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Toward Abstracting the Communication Intent in Applications to Improve Portability and Productivity  

SciTech Connect

Programming with communication libraries such as the Message Passing Interface (MPI) obscures the high-level intent of the communication in an application and makes static communication analysis difficult to do. Compilers are unaware of communication libraries specifics, leading to the exclusion of communication patterns from any automated analysis and optimizations. To overcome this, communication patterns can be expressed at higher-levels of abstraction and incrementally added to existing MPI applications. In this paper, we propose the use of directives to clearly express the communication intent of an application in a way that is not specific to a given communication library. Our communication directives allow programmers to express communication among processes in a portable way, giving hints to the compiler on regions of computations that can be overlapped with communication and relaxing communication constraints on the ordering, completion and synchronization of the communication imposed by specific libraries such as MPI. The directives can then be translated by the compiler into message passing calls that efficiently implement the intended pattern and be targeted to multiple communication libraries. Thus far, we have used the directives to express point-to-point communication patterns in C, C++ and Fortran applications, and have translated them to MPI and SHMEM.

Mintz, Tiffany M [ORNL; Hernandez, Oscar R [ORNL; Kartsaklis, Christos [ORNL; Bernholdt, David E [ORNL; Eisenbach, Markus [ORNL; Pophale, Swaroop [University of Houston, Houston

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Graph anomalies in cyber communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Enterprises monitor cyber traffic for viruses, intruders and stolen information. Detection methods look for known signatures of malicious traffic or search for anomalies with respect to a nominal reference model. Traditional anomaly detection focuses on aggregate traffic at central nodes or on user-level monitoring. More recently, however, traffic is being viewed more holistically as a dynamic communication graph. Attention to the graph nature of the traffic has expanded the types of anomalies that are being sought. We give an overview of several cyber data streams collected at Los Alamos National Laboratory and discuss current work in modeling the graph dynamics of traffic over the network. We consider global properties and local properties within the communication graph. A method for monitoring relative entropy on multiple correlated properties is discussed in detail.

Vander Wiel, Scott A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Storlie, Curtis B [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Sandine, Gary [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Hagberg, Aric A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Fisk, Michael [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

433

Consumer Device Communications Stability Assessment: Communications Reliability Evaluation for End Devices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This project examined issues related to establishing and maintaining reliable long-term communication with end-use devices for load management purposes. The impetus for this project was a broad set of challenges encountered by utilities conducting pilots and projects based on potential new communication technologies and architectures. The challenges were not limited to a specific protocol or media but appeared in a variety of scenarios, particularly those involving home area networks or LANs that ...

2013-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

434

Disciplined agility for process control & automation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Process automation vendors must consider agility as a basis to gain a competitive edge in innovation. Process Automation systems can impact the operating cost of manufacturing equipment, the safe control of large quantities ...

Tibazarwa, Augustine

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Automated Demand Response Opportunities in Wastewater Treatment Facilities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure,study of automated demand response in wastewater treatmentopportunities for demand response control strategies in

Thompson, Lisa

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

AutoMed: an automated mediator for multi-issue bilateral negotiations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we present AutoMed, an automated mediator for multi-issue bilateral negotiation under time constraints. AutoMed elicits the negotiators preferences and analyzes them. It monitors the negotiations and proposes possible solutions for resolving ... Keywords: Automated mediator, Experiments, Negotiation

Michal Chalamish; Sarit Kraus

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

NISTIR 7511 Revision 1, Security Content Automation ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... CONTENT AUTOMATION PROTOCOL (SCAP) VERSION 1.0 VALIDATION PROGRAM TEST REQUIREMENTS (DRAFT) XCCDF.V.2: The vendor ...

2013-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

438

Advanced Communication and Control for Distributed Energy Resource Integration: Phase 2 Scientific Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective of this research project is to demonstrate sensing, communication, information and control technologies to achieve a seamless integration of multivendor distributed energy resource (DER) units at aggregation levels that meet individual user requirements for facility operations (residential, commercial, industrial, manufacturing, etc.) and further serve as resource options for electric and natural gas utilities. The fully demonstrated DER aggregation system with embodiment of communication and control technologies will lead to real-time, interactive, customer-managed service networks to achieve greater customer value. Work on this Advanced Communication and Control Project (ACCP) consists of a two-phase approach for an integrated demonstration of communication and control technologies to achieve a seamless integration of DER units to reach progressive levels of aggregated power output. Phase I involved design and proof-of-design, and Phase II involves real-world demonstration of the Phase I design architecture. The scope of work for Phase II of this ACCP involves demonstrating the Phase I design architecture in large scale real-world settings while integrating with the operations of one or more electricity supplier feeder lines. The communication and control architectures for integrated demonstration shall encompass combinations of software and hardware components, including: sensors, data acquisition and communication systems, remote monitoring systems, metering (interval revenue, real-time), local and wide area networks, Web-based systems, smart controls, energy management/information systems with control and automation of building energy loads, and demand-response management with integration of real-time market pricing. For Phase II, BPL Global shall demonstrate the Phase I design for integrating and controlling the operation of more than 10 DER units, dispersed at various locations in one or more Independent System Operator (ISO) Control Areas, at an aggregated scale of more than 1 MW, to provide grid support. Actual performance data with respect to each specified function above is to be collected during the Phase II field demonstration. At a minimum, the Phase II demonstration shall span one year of field operations. The demonstration performance will need to be validated by the target customer(s) for acceptance and subsequent implementation. An ISO must be involved in demonstration planning and execution. As part of the Phase II work, BPL Global shall develop a roadmap to commercialization that identifies and quantifies the potential markets for the integrated, aggregated DER systems and for the communication and control technologies demonstrated in Phase I. In addition, the roadmap must identify strategies and actions, as well as the regional and national markets where the aggregated DER systems with communication and control solutions will be introduced, along with a timeline projected for introduction into each identified market. In Phase I of this project, we developed a proof-of-concept ACCP system and architecture and began to test its functionality at real-world sites. These sites had just over 10 MW of DERs and allowed us to identify what needed to be done to commercialize this concept. As a result, we started Phase II by looking at our existing platform and identified its strengths and weaknesses as well as how it would need to evolve for commercialization. During this process, we worked with different stakeholders in the market including: Independent System Operators, DER owners and operators, and electric utility companies to fully understand the issues from all of the different perspectives. Once we had an understanding of the commercialized ACCP system, we began to document and prepare detailed designs of the different system components. The components of the system with the most significant design improvements were: the on-site remote terminal unit, the communication technology between the remote site and the data center, and the scalability and reliability of the data center application.

BPL Global

2008-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

439

Program on Technology Innovation: Automated Association of Smart Appliances with Electric Meters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report presents the findings of a study of how in-premise communication networks might be used to enable appliances to automatically identify the electric meter through which they are powered. The investigation addresses the scenario where in-premise networks overlap and multiple candidate meters exist. The ability for end-devices to determine their own power-consumption characteristics by communicating with their source meter was also studied.

2009-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

440

Adaptable methodology for automation application development  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An adaptable methodology for automation application development (AMAAD) is introduced. This development methodology is based on the key concept that design automation (DA) applications are a subset of higher level knowledge-based engineering (KBE) applications, ... Keywords: CommonKADS, Design automation, Knowledge-based engineering, MOKA, Productivity enhancement

Christian van der Velden; Cees Bil; Xinghuo Xu

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Maximum Flow Network Interdiction Problem: Valid Inequalities ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

applications in identifying critical infrastructure in supply (e.g., food, energy, medicine), domestic service (e.g., police, fire, EMS) and communication networks [6].

442

SURVIVABLE GREEN OPTICAL BACKBONE NETWORKS WITHSHARED BACKUP PROTECTION.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? With the rapidly growing power consumption in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), energy-efficient solutions in telecom networks have become increasingly important. As a part… (more)

Sadat Jalalinia, Shabnam

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Building and measuring a high performance network architecture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Tim Toole, Deputy Chair, Sandia National Laboratories EliNetwork Security Chair, Sandia National Laboratories JonQwest Communications, Sandia National Laboratory (DOE),

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Power-Rate-Distortion Analysis Of Wireless Visual Sensor Network.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The emergence of low-cost and mature technologies in wireless communication, visual sensor devices, and digtial signal processing, facilitates the potential of wirelss sensor networks (WSN).… (more)

Shaw, William

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Eventdriven, Rolebased Mobility in Disaster Recovery Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-1-59593-737-7/07/0009 ...$5.00. disaster response scenarios, understanding communication patterns in such networks is criticalEvent­driven, Role­based Mobility in Disaster Recovery Networks Samuel C. Nelson, Albert F. Harris important tools in understanding the com- plex characteristics of disaster recovery networks is simula- tion

Kravets, Robin

446

LUSTER: wireless sensor network for environmental research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Environmental wireless sensor network (EWSN) systems are deployed in potentially harsh and remote environments where inevitable node and communication failures must be tolerated. LUSTER---Light Under Shrub Thicket for Environmental Research---is a system ... Keywords: LiteTDMA, architecture, environmental science, implementation, mote, network protocol, storage, validation, wireless sensor network

L. Selavo; A. Wood; Q. Cao; T. Sookoor; H. Liu; A. Srinivasan; Y. Wu; W. Kang; J. Stankovic; D. Young; J. Porter

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Fully automated smart wireless frost prediction and protection system using a fuzzy logic controller  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A smart fuzzy logic controller system is presented to protect the crops from frost damage that occurs every year. The system is a fully automated system to predict the frost and to protect the crops using wireless sensor network technology. The sensors ...

Shadi A. Alboon; Amin T. Alqudah; Hussein R. Al-Zoubi; Abedalgany A. Athamneh

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Wi-Fi/ZigBee coexistence for fault-tolerant building automation system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The paper presents a case study where a building automation system is investigated using two wireless standards, ZigBee and Wi-Fi 802.11b. Since each standard has specific features and advantages, a network incorporating both manifests itself as an optimal ...

Tarek K. Refaat, Mohamed A. Saleh, Ramèz M. Daoud, Hassanein H. Amer, Magdy S. El-Soudani, Magdi S. Moustafa

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Collaborative Systems for Building Automation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the use of new generation of PLC's and WinCC software in creating collaborative systems for managing, controlling and supervising building electric equipment. These systems assure all the requirements of a building and offer to the ... Keywords: Building Automation System, PLC, WinCC, Redundancy, HVAC, HAS, SCADA, HMI

Ioan Valentin Sita

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Automation ensures safety, extends production  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reviews some current improvements in offshore platform safety as a result of new regulations. In response to Norwegian Petroleum Directorate regulations limiting personnel on the rig floor, Weatherford Norway has developed a casing modem with remote-controlled power tongs. This paper reviews the various automated systems for handling drill pipes and joints on offshore platforms and how they work.

Perdue, J.M.

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Automated computation of scattering amplitudes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We review some of the recent advances in the computation of one-loop scattering amplitudes which led to the construction of efficient and automated computational tools for NLO predictions. Particular attention is devoted to unitarity-based methods and integrand-level reduction techniques. Extensions of one-loop integrand-level techniques to higher orders are also briefly illustrated.

Giovanni Ossola

2013-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

452

Collaborative recommender systems for building automation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Building Automation Systems (BASs) can save building owners money by reducing energy consumption while simultaneously preserving occupant comfort. There are algorithms that optimize this tradeoff, such as detecting which appliances are turned on without requiring expensive status detectors to be attached to each appliance. However, better ways are needed to determine which algorithms are best-suited to a particular building. This paper explores the idea of allowing building managers to automatically communicate among themselves and exchange ratings of individual monitoring and control algorithms in such a way that each building manager can then obtain predicted ratings for all algorithms that he has not yet tried personally. We allow individual algorithms to be replaced by using a blackboard architecture to loosen the coupling between them. We propose a recommender system that operates on a database of contributed ratings to predict ratings of untried algorithms. To explore this approach, we developed a prototype that seamlessly interacts with both emulated physical buildings and buildings simulated in software and we implemented several of the control algorithms described in previous works. We demonstrate a recommender system that selects between algorithms in various types of buildings. 1.

Michael Lemay; Jason J. Haas; Carl A. Gunter

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Design and experimental evaluation of a vehicular network based on NEMO and MANET  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) routing protocols and Network Mobility (NEMO) Basic Support are considered key technologies for vehicular networks. MANEMO, that is, the combination of MANET (for infrastructureless communications) and NEMO (for infrastructure-based ...

Manabu Tsukada; José Santa; Olivier Mehani; Yacine Khaled; Thierry Ernst

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

ORISE: Public Health Communication  

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Communication Communication Public Health Communication The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) assists government agencies and organizations in addressing public health challenges by developing evidence-based communication programs and social marketing initiatives that resonate with target populations. Because approximately half of American adults do not understand basic health information, ORISE develops the types of messages that will attract attention and motivate people to address their personal and family health. ORISE also develops and executes evidence-based and culturally-competent public health communication programs that help change behaviors and result in healthier lifestyles. Communication Planning and Products Public health organizations are faced with increasing demands for

455

Media & Communications Office  

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Media & Communications Office Media & Communications Office Newsroom Photos Image Library Historic Images Photo Permissions Videos Fact Sheets Lab History News Categories Contacts Media & Communications Office news Part of the Community, Education, Government & Public Affairs Directorate, the Media & Communications Office provides information about Brookhaven National Laboratory to internal and external audiences through numerous communications vehicles. Our staff promotes Brookhaven's international reputation as a center for scientific excellence and innovation. We also publicize information about Laboratory events, policies and procedures. News Releases Media and Communications prepares all of the news releases on the Laboratory's science discoveries, announcements, events, and awards.

456

Future Communications Needs | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Future Communications Needs Future Communications Needs Chart of Oncor Electric Delivery's Future Communications Needs Future Communications Needs More Documents & Publications...

457

On the role of feedback in network coding  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Network coding has emerged as a new approach to operating communication networks, with a promise of improved efficiency in the form of higher throughput, especially in lossy conditions. In order to realize this promise in ...

Sundararajan, Jay Kumar, 1982-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Service and Network Management Interworking in Future Wireless Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The need for seamless communications in future wireless networks imposes the development of distributed management systems, in which we can distinguish between different business entities, the Service and Network Providers. Such a highly dynamic environment ...

V. Tountopoulos; Vera Stavroulaki; Panagiotis Demestichas; Nikolas Mitrou; Michael E. Theologou

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Event-triggered distributed algorithms for network optimization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many existing distributed algorithms for network optimization problems often rely on the fact that, if the communications between subsystems are frequent enough, then the state of the network will converge to its optimum asymptotically. This ...

Pu Wan / Michael D. Lemmon

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Broadcasting and transmission coordination for ad hoc and sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This thesis studies the performance benefit of coordination in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and ad hoc networks (AHNs). WSNs are often comprised of a large number of inexpensive nodes with short battery life and limited communication and processing ...

Ananth V. Kini / Steven P. Weber

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Handoff In Mobile ATM Networks: A Framework for Performance Optimization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Current handoff rerouting techniques in Mobile ATM networks fail to optimize some or all of the following parameters: handoff latency, route length, computational complexity, communication disruption period, network buffer requirements,a nd bandwidth ...

Sirisha R. Medidi; Forouzan Golshani

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Energy scalability of on-chip interconnection networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

On-chip interconnection networks (OCN) such as point-to-point networks and buses form the communication backbone in multiprocessor systems-on-a-chip, multicore processors, and tiled processors. OCNs consume significant ...

Konstantakopoulos, Theodoros K., 1977-

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Energy-efficient connected-coverage in wireless sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper addresses the target coverage problem inWireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). Communication and sensing consume energy, therefore, efficient power management can extend network lifetime. In this paper, we consider a large number of sensors ...

Ionut Cardei; Mihaela Cardei

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Modular Anomaly Detection for Smartphone Ad hoc Communication  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

a mobile ad hoc network (MANET). While intrusion detection in MANETs is typically evaluated with network. The study shows the feasibility of the statistics-based anomaly detection regime, having low CPU usage, among others, has been focused on studies of energy and bandwidth constrained communication using

465

Development of the communication/information infrastructure at the academic institution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The quality and functionality of the communication/information infrastructure is essential for the development of the academic institution. The status of the academic institution and its relationship with other subjects such as government institutions ... Keywords: Academic institution, Academic networking, Communication/information infrastructure, Wireless local area network

Dinko Begusic; Nikola Rozic; Hrvoje Dujmic

2003-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Smart Grid Communications: Overview of Research Challenges, Solutions, and Standardization Activities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Optimization of energy consumption in future intelligent energy networks (or Smart Grids) will be based on grid-integrated near-real-time communications between various grid elements in generation, transmission, distribution and loads. This paper discusses some of the challenges and opportunities of communications research in the areas of smart grid and smart metering. In particular, we focus on some of the key communications challenges for realizing interoperable and future-proof smart grid/metering networks, smart grid security and privacy, and how some of the existing networking technologies can be applied to energy management. Finally, we also discuss the coordinated standardization efforts in Europe to harmonize communications standards and protocols.

Fan, Zhong; Gormus, Sedat; Efthymiou, Costas; Kalogridis, Georgios; Sooriyabandara, Mahesh; Zhu, Ziming; Lambotharan, Sangarapillai; Chin, Woon Hau

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

PHY and MAC Layer Design of Hybrid Spread Spectrum Based Smart Meter Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The smart grid is a combined process of revitalizing the traditional power grid applications and introducing new applications to improve the efficiency of power generation, transmission and distribution. This can be achieved by leveraging advanced communication and networking technologies. Therefore the selection of the appropriate communication technology for different smart grid applications has been debated a lot in the recent past. After comparing different possible technologies, a recent research study has arrived at a conclusion that the 3G cellular technology is the right choice for distribution side smart grid applications like smart metering, advanced distribution automation and demand response management system. In this paper, we argue that the current 3G/4G cellular technologies are not an appropriate choice for smart grid distribution applications and propose a Hybrid Spread Spectrum (HSS) based Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) as one of the alternatives to 3G/4G technologies. We present a preliminary PHY and MAC layer design of a HSS based AMI network and evaluate their performance using matlab and NS2 simulations. Also, we propose a time hierarchical scheme that can significantly reduce the volume of random access traffic generated during blackouts and the delay in power outage reporting.

Kuruganti, Phani Teja [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Field Area Network Demo - September 2013 Advisors Meeting - Presentations and Minutes (Hydro One Networks)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The field area network (FAN) concept is emerging as a ubiquitous, high-performance, secure, reliable network providing "last mile" acquisition (SCADA) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI)systems, as well as network access services for advanced distribution management and automation, distributed energy resources, and any future smart grid applications requiring connectivity from within and beyond the distribution substation.One objective of this project is to establish ...

2013-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

469

Rockwell Automation - Owens Corning Teaming Profile  

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Rockwell Automation Owens Corning Rockwell Automation Owens Corning 1201 S. Second Street 247 York Road Milwaukee, WI 53204 Guelph, Ontario N1E 3G4 Business: Industrial Automation Business: Textile / Fiber Nigel Hitchings Frank Peel Marketing Manager Electrical Support Specialist Phone: 508-357-8404 Phone: 519-823-7208 Email: nehitchings@ra.rockwell.com Email: frank.peel@owenscorning.com Owens Corning partners with Rockwell Automation to retrofit fans with VFDs, saving $67,000 annually Project Scope Owens Corning and Rockwell Automation installed Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) on one 125HP cooling fan and three 40HP recirculation fans at the Owens Corning Guelph Glass Plant. The VFDs were integrated with the existing Rockwell Automation programmable automation controller to collect

470

Atmospheric Laser Communication  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Atmospheric laser communication, often referred to as free-space optics (FSO) or free-space laser (FSL) communication, is similar to fiber optic cable in terms of carrier wavelength and bandwidth capability, but data are transmitted directly ...

Kenneth W. Fischer*Michael R. Witiw; Jeffrey A. Baars+; T. R. Oke

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Method and apparatus for automated, modular, biomass power generation  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Method and apparatus for generating a low tar, renewable fuel gas from biomass and using it in other energy conversion devices, many of which were designed for use with gaseous and liquid fossil fuels. An automated, downdraft gasifier incorporates extensive air injection into the char bed to maintain the conditions that promote the destruction of residual tars. The resulting fuel gas and entrained char and ash are cooled in a special heat exchanger, and then continuously cleaned in a filter prior to usage in standalone as well as networked power systems.

Diebold, James P; Lilley, Arthur; Browne, III, Kingsbury; Walt, Robb Ray; Duncan, Dustin; Walker, Michael; Steele, John; Fields, Michael; Smith, Trevor

2013-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

472

Substation automation feasibility study. Final report. Export trade information  

SciTech Connect

This study, conducted by Macro Corporation, was funded by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, on behalf of the Polish Power Grid Company. The report shows the results of a feasibility study for the implementation of substation automation on the company`s high-voltage transmission network. The report is aimed at providing a technical-economic assessment of modernizing the monitoring, protection, and control systems in the major transmission substations. The report is divided into the following sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Existing Situation And Assessment Of Operational Needs; (3) Functional Requirements; (4) Implementation Options and Costs; (5) Guidelines for Staged Implementation; (6) Conclusions and Recommendations.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Method and apparatus for automated, modular, biomass power generation  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Method and apparatus for generating a low tar, renewable fuel gas from biomass and using it in other energy conversion devices, many of which were designed for use with gaseous and liquid fossil fuels. An automated, downdraft gasifier incorporates extensive air injection into the char bed to maintain the conditions that promote the destruction of residual tars. The resulting fuel gas and entrained char and ash are cooled in a special heat exchanger, and then continuously cleaned in a filter prior to usage in standalone as well as networked power systems.

Diebold, James P. (Lakewood, CO); Lilley, Arthur (Finleyville, PA); Browne, Kingsbury III (Golden, CO); Walt, Robb Ray (Aurora, CO); Duncan, Dustin (Littleton, CO); Walker, Michael (Longmont, CO); Steele, John (Aurora, CO); Fields, Michael (Arvada, CO); Smith, Trevor (Lakewood, CO)

2011-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

474

Building a wireless network infrastructure under budget constraints  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines wireless networking and provides a case study of a wireless network infrastructure's development at an urban university of 11,000 students. The University of Houston Downtown (UHD) incorporated wireless technology to help ... Keywords: budget constraints, case study, curricula-related products, e-learning, higher education, m-learning, mobile communications, mobile learning, mobile technology, urban university, wireless communications, wireless network infrastructure, wireless networks

Richard A. McMahon; Peter D. DeVries; P. Pete Chong

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Public Safety Communication Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... integrate legacy communication and information systems and ... will support system analysis and troubleshooting ... create a global market for equipment ...

2012-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

476

TY CONF T1 Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers  

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Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers in New York City using OpenADR T2 International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations ICEBO A1 Joyce Jihyun Kim A1 Rongxin Yin A1 Sila Kiliccote AB p class p1 Open Automated Demand Response OpenADR an XML based information exchange model is used to facilitate continuous price responsive operation and demand response participation for large commercial buildings in New York who are subject to the default day ahead hourly pricing We summarize the existing demand response programs in New York and discuss OpenADR communication prioritization of demand response signals and control methods Building energy simulation models are developed and field tests are conducted to evaluate continuous energy management

477

Scalable Distributed Automation System: Scalable Real-time Decentralized Volt/VAR Control  

SciTech Connect

GENI Project: Caltech is developing a distributed automation system that allows distributed generators—solar panels, wind farms, thermal co-generation systems—to effectively manage their own power. To date, the main stumbling block for distributed automation systems has been the inability to develop software that can handle more than 100,000 distributed generators and be implemented in real time. Caltech’s software could allow millions of generators to self-manage through local sensing, computation, and communication. Taken together, localized algorithms can support certain global objectives, such as maintaining the balance of energy supply and demand, regulating voltage and frequency, and minimizing cost. An automated, grid-wide power control system would ease the integration of renewable energy sources like solar power into the grid by quickly transmitting power when it is created, eliminating the energy loss associated with the lack of renewable energy storage capacity of the grid.

None

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Scientometrics and Communication Theory: Towards Theoretically Informed Indicators  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A theory of citations should not consider cited and/or citing agents as its sole subject of study. One is able to study also the dynamics in the networks of communications. While communicating agents (e.g., authors, laboratories, journals) can be made comparable in terms of their publication and citation counts, one would expect the communication networks not to be homogeneous. The latent structures of the network indicate different codifications that span a space of possible 'translations'. The various subdynamics can be hypothesized from an evolutionary perspective. Using the network of aggregated journal-journal citations in Science & Technology Studies as an empirical case, the operation of such subdynamics can be demonstrated. Policy implications and the consequences for a theory-driven type of scientometrics will be elaborated.

Leydesdorff, Loet

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Automated Export Control.PDF  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 I N S P E C T I O N R E P O R T U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INSPECTIONS INSPECTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY'S AUTOMATED EXPORT CONTROL SYSTEM DECEMBER 2001 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Washington, DC 20585 December 7, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman /s/ Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Report on "Inspection of the Department of Energy's Automated Export Control System" BACKGROUND The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (NDAA for FY 2000) contained a provision that not later than March 30 of each year the President will submit to Congress, beginning in the year 2000 and ending in the year 2007, an annual report on the Government's policies and procedures with respect to the export of technologies and technical information with

480

Automated Transportation Management System (ATMS)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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481

Automated nutrient analyses in seawater  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This manual was assembled for use as a guide for analyzing the nutrient content of seawater samples collected in the marine coastal zone of the Northeast United States and the Bering Sea. Some modifications (changes in dilution or sample pump tube sizes) may be necessary to achieve optimum measurements in very pronounced oligotrophic, eutrophic or brackish areas. Information is presented under the following section headings: theory and mechanics of automated analysis; continuous flow system description; operation of autoanalyzer system; cookbook of current nutrient methods; automated analyzer and data analysis software; computer interfacing and hardware modifications; and trouble shooting. The three appendixes are entitled: references and additional reading; manifold components and chemicals; and software listings. (JGB)

Whitledge, T.E.; Malloy, S.C.; Patton, C.J.; Wirick, C.D.

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Proposal of CSP based Network Design and Construction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Proposal of CSP based Network Design and Construction Session:Network and Protocol Short PaperWire network. The design was based on a formal method using CSP ( Communicating Sequential Processes]. In this paper we discuss the reason why we use CSP as a formal design method for the router-network system

Fukunaga, Chikara

483

Vampire Attacks: Draining Life from Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ad hoc low-power wireless networks are an exciting research direction in sensing and pervasive computing. Prior security work in this area has focused primarily on denial of communication at the routing or medium access control levels. This paper explores ... Keywords: Denial of service, security, routing, ad hoc networks, sensor networks, wireless networks

Eugene Y. Vasserman; Nicholas Hopper

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

A middleware-based approach for heterogeneous wireless sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wireless sensor networks (WSN) are networked embedded systems that use small size devices with some processing and short-range radio communication capabilities for monitoring and controlling systems and environments. However, languages and IDE (Integrated ... Keywords: heterogeneous networks, middleware, wireless sensor networks

F. Graziosi; L. Pomante; D. Pacifico

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Overlapping communities in dynamic networks: their detection and mobile applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many practical problems on Mobile networking, such as routing strategies in MANETs, sensor reprogramming in WSNs and worm containment in online social networks (OSNs) share an ubiquitous, yet interesting feature in their organizations: community structure. ... Keywords: communication network, community detection, forwarding routing strategies, mobile network, worm containment

Nam P. Nguyen; Thang N. Dinh; Sindhura Tokala; My T. Thai

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Mitigating multi-path fading in a mobile mesh network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

By using robots as routers, a team of networked robots can provide a communication substrate to establish a wireless mesh network. The mobile mesh network can autonomously optimize its configuration, increasing performance. One of the main sources of ... Keywords: Complex environments, Distributed optimization, Experimental and prototype results, Mobile and wireless ad-hoc networks, Multi-path fading

Marcos A. M. Vieira, Matthew E. Taylor, Prateek Tandon, Manish Jain, Ramesh Govindan, Gaurav S. Sukhatme, Milind Tambe

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Agent-based social networking for mobile user  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nowadays, social network services play an important role in users' everyday lives. This is especially emphasised in lives of users that belong to Generation Y. Young people often communicate and share various personal information with their family, ... Keywords: MAS, agent-based systems, agents, m-users, mobile networks, mobile users, multi-agent systems, social networking, social networks, software agents

Rebeka Belavic; Marko Basuga; Vedran Podobnik; Ana Petric; Ignac Lovrek

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Communication: the neglected technical skill?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we discuss the importance of communication in software development. Communication has long been recognized as an important element of a successful software project. The quality of communication within the development team and between the ... Keywords: CMM, communication

Tracy Hall; David Wilson; Austen Rainer; Dorota Jagielska

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Automated Galaxy Morphology: A Fourier Approach  

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We use automated surface photometry and pattern classification techniques to morphologically classify galaxies. The two-dimensional light distribution of a galaxy is reconstructed using Fourier series fits to azimuthal profiles computed in concentric elliptical annuli centered on the galaxy. Both the phase and amplitude of each Fourier component have been studied as a function of radial bin number for a large collection of galaxy images using principal component analysis. We find that up to 90 percent of the variance in many of these Fourier profiles may be characterized in as few as 3 principal components and their use substantially reduces the dimensionality of the classification problem. We use supervised learning methods in the form of artificial neural networks to train galaxy classifiers that detect morphological bars at the 85-90 percent confidence level and can identify the Hubble type with a 1-sigma scatter of 1.5 steps on the 16-step stage axis of the revised Hubble system. Finally, we systematically characterize the adverse effects of decreasing resolution and S/N on the quality of morphological information predicted by these classifiers.

S. C. Odewahn; S. H. Cohen; R. A. Windhorst; N. S. Philip

2001-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

490

How Evolving Network Access and Network Management Technologies are Redefining the Competitive Wireless Markets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines some of the key problems users encounter when accessing current generation wireless networks. Using a case study of a hypothetical user, the authors explore the emerging services and the new broadband wireless network technologies ... Keywords: Autonomic Communications, Broadband Wireless Access Technologies, Cognitive Wireless Networks, Short and Long-Term Service Contracts, Two-Sided Markets, User-Centric Services

Fernando Beltrán; Jairo A. Gutiérrez; José Luis Melús

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Issues and Recent Trends in Vehicle Safety Communication Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper surveys the research on the applications of inter-vehicle communications, the issues of the deployment and technology, and the current status of inter-vehicle communications projects in Europe, the United States and Japan. The inter-vehicle communications, defined here as communications between on-board ITS computers, improve road traffic safety and efficiency by expanding the horizon of the drivers and on-board sensors. One of the earliest studies on inter-vehicle communications began in Japan in the early 1980s. The inter-vehicle communications play an essential role in automated platooning and cooperative driving systems developed since the 1990’s by enabling vehicles to obtain data that would be difficult or impossible to measure with on-board sensors. During these years, interest in applications for inter-vehicle communications increased in the EU, the US and Japan, resulting in many national vehicle safety communications projects such as CarTALK2000 in the EU and VSCC in the US. The technological issues include protocol and communications media. Experiments employ various kinds of protocols and typically use infrared, microwave or millimeter wave media. The situation is ready for standardization. The deployment strategy is another issue. To be feasible, deployment should begin with multiple rather than single services that would work even at a low penetration rate of the communication equipment. In addition, non-technological, legal and institutional issues remained unsolved. Although inter-vehicle communications involve many issues, such applications should be promoted because they will lead to safer and more efficient automobile traffic.

Sadayuki Tsugawa

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Benefits of Utilizing Advanced Metering Provided Information Support and Control Capabilities in Distribution Automation Application s  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Advanced Metering systems can serve a variety of applications beyond revenue cycle services. This paper describes several distribution automation functions that can significantly benefit from integration with the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). Installation of Smart Meters with two-way communications is under way at several service territories of electric utilities throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. These meters could be capable of providing a variety of data representing the p...

2009-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

493

An Integrated Modeling Framework for Exploring Network Reconfiguration of Distributed Controlled Homogenous Power Inverter Network using Composite Lyapunov Function Based Reachability Bound  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe an integrated modeling framework for an interactive power network (IPN) consisting of a power network (PN) and a wireless communication network (WCN). The PN is modeled using a set of piecewise linear (PWL) equations. The WCN is modeled using ... Keywords: Lyapunov stability, Markov-chain model, communication network, distributed control systems, electric power network, joint optimization, linear matrix inequality, optimization, piecewise linear systems, reaching conditions, stability, switching power converters, wireless

Sudip K. Mazumder; Muhammad Tahir; Kaustuva Acharya

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

On Building Inexpensive Network Capabilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There are many deployed approaches for blocking unwanted traffic, either once it reaches the recipient's network, or closer to its point of origin. One of these schemes is based on the notion of traffic carrying capabilities that grant access to a network and/or end host. However, leveraging capabilities results in added complexity and additional steps in the communication process: Before communication starts a remote host must be vetted and given a capability to use in the subsequent communication. In this paper, we propose a lightweight mechanism that turns the answers provided by DNS name resolution---which Internet communication broadly depends on anyway---into capabilities. While not achieving an ideal capability system, we show the mechanism can be built from commodity technology and is therefore a pragmatic way to gain some of the key benefits of capabilities without requiring new infrastructure.

Shue, Craig A [ORNL; Kalafut, Prof. Andrew [Grand Valley State University (GVSU), Michigan; Allman, Mark [International Computer Science Institute (ICSI); Taylor, Curtis R [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

CS 535- Wireless Network Security  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This is a 3-credit course that focuses on security and privacy issues in wireless networks and systems. Generally the security of MAC and especially upper layers are considered in this class. This course is not intended to cover cryptography in detail, but an overview of cryptography will be given at the beginning of the course so that the students who do not know cryptography would have sufficient information to understand the rest of the course. Although the catalogue information for this course (see below) several sub areas of wireless network security, in this course we will focus on ad hoc and sensor network security. Catalogue Data: This course covers security and privacy issues in wireless networks and systems, such as cellular networks, wireless LANs, wireless PANs, mobile ad hoc networks, vehicular networks, satellite networks, wireless mesh networks, sensor networks and RFID systems. Security problems of MAC and especially upper layers will be emphasized. Attacks and proposed solutions at several layers, authentication, key distribution and key management, secure routing, selfish and malicious behaviors, and secure group communication are analyzed for applicable wireless network types. A short overview of cryptography and wireless networking principles will be given at the beginning of the course. Prerequisite: Formally there is no prerequisite for this course, but students are expected to come with undergrad level computer networks background. Moreover, computer-programming expertise is necessary. Instructor: Schedule:

Albert Levi

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Real-time collaborative network monitoring and control using 3D game engines for representation and interaction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Identifying and reacting to malicious or anomalous IP traffic is a significant challenge for network operators. Automated real-time responses have been simplistic and require followup actions by technically specialised employees. We describe a system ... Keywords: enterprise networks, network control, network visualisation

Warren Harrop; Grenville Armitage

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Advanced mobile networking, sensing, and controls.  

SciTech Connect

This report describes an integrated approach for designing communication, sensing, and control systems for mobile distributed systems. Graph theoretic methods are used to analyze the input/output reachability and structural controllability and observability of a decentralized system. Embedded in each network node, this analysis will automatically reconfigure an ad hoc communication network for the sensing and control task at hand. The graph analysis can also be used to create the optimal communication flow control based upon the spatial distribution of the network nodes. Edge coloring algorithms tell us that the minimum number of time slots in a planar network is equal to either the maximum number of adjacent nodes (or degree) of the undirected graph plus some small number. Therefore, the more spread out that the nodes are, the fewer number of time slots are needed for communication, and the smaller the latency between nodes. In a coupled system, this results in a more responsive sensor network and control system. Network protocols are developed to propagate this information, and distributed algorithms are developed to automatically adjust the number of time slots available for communication. These protocols and algorithms must be extremely efficient and only updated as network nodes move. In addition, queuing theory is used to analyze the delay characteristics of Carrier Sense Multiple Access (CSMA) networks. This report documents the analysis, simulation, and implementation of these algorithms performed under this Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) effort.

Feddema, John Todd; Kilman, Dominique Marie; Byrne, Raymond Harry; Young, Joseph G.; Lewis, Christopher L.; Van Leeuwen, Brian P.; Robinett, Rush D. III; Harrington, John J.

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Definition: Two-Way Communications (High Bandwidth) | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Two-Way Communications (High Bandwidth) Two-Way Communications (High Bandwidth) Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Two-Way Communications (High Bandwidth) A two-way communications infrastructure that can network one or more parts of the smart grid via secure, high speed, high bandwidth connections. This infrastructure system serves as the backbone of the customer systems, AMI, distribution, and transmission smart grid systems.[1] View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition A smart meter is usually an electrical meter that records consumption of electric energy in intervals of an hour or less and communicates that information at least daily back to the utility for monitoring and billing purposes. Smart meters enable two-way communication between the meter and the central system. Unlike home energy monitors,

499

System architecture directions for networked sensors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Technological progress in integrated, low-power, CMOS communication devices and sensors makes a rich design space of networked sensors viable. They can be deeply embedded in the physical world and spread throughout our environment like smart dust. The ...

Jason Hill; Robert Szewczyk; Alec Woo; Seth Hollar; David Culler; Kristofer Pister

2000-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Designing manycore processor networks using silicon photonics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a vertical integration approach for designing silicon photonic networks for communication in manycore systems. Using a top-down approach we project the photonic device requirements for a 64-tile system designed ...

Stojanovic, Vladimir Marko