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Research Projects

  • Secure & Privacy-Aware eGovernment Services (SPAGOS)

    Status: In progress

    eGovernment raises serious concerns with respect to information security and privacy. In this context, the goal of the SPAGOS project is to bring about a framework that, unlike current approaches, will foster a holistic solution for security and privacy-awareness in the provision of ...

  • Novel transmit and design techniques for broadband wireless networks (INTENTION)

    Status: In progress

    Research on the design and implementation of next generation wireless networks continues to grow, as the demand for high data rates and multimedia communications increases. In 2009, the Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) physical layer protocol was adopted for the Long Term...

  • ARUM

    http://arum-project.eu/
    Status: Completed

    The production and ramp-up of complex and highly customized products are exceptionally challenging for planning and control, especially in small lot sizes. Daily challenges like late requests for change, immature high technology products and processes create significant risks. The ...

  • Design Techniques for Digitally Controlled RF-Microwave Structures Appropriate for Software Defined –Cognitive Radio (RF-EIGEN-SDR)

    Status: Completed

    The scope of this project is the development of Electromagnetic simulation and design tools for digitally controlled and multifunctioning RF-microwave stages and subunits which will retain characteristics-specification supporting “Software Defined (SDR) and cognitive Radios (CR)”, while...

  • DEMONS

    http://www.fp7-demons.eu
    Status: Completed

    DEMONS (DEcentralized, cooperative, and privacy-preserving MONitoring for Trustworthiness) aims at addressing all the key aspects essential in monitoring approaches for the Future Internet. DEMONS' ultimate goal is to i) design a more scalable, flexible and autonomic monitoring ...

  • CONVERGENCE

    http://www.ict-convergence.eu/
    Status: Completed

    CONVERGENCE covers six areas of research: the definition of a new fundamental unit of distribution and transaction, the VDI; new networking functionality; a new open source Middleware; a Community Dictionary Service; security and privacy mechanisms; applications, relevant to the needs of...

  • inCASA

    http://www.incasa-project.eu/
    Status: Completed

    The inCASA project (Integrated Network for Completely Assisted Senior Citizen’s Autonomy) is a 30-months project funded by the European Commission with the aim to create and demonstrate citizen-centric technologies and a services network that can help and protect frail elderly people...

  • PRISM

    http://www.fp7-prism.eu/
    Status: Completed

    Passive network monitoring is required for the operation and maintenance of communication networks as well as to detect frauds and attacks. Typically, raw packet-level traffic traces are collected using suitable traffic probe devices and fed to monitoring applications (IDSs, antivirus,...

  • SMS

    http://www.ist-sms.org/
    Status: Completed

    The goal of the SMS project is to create innovative tools enabling a new class of services, addressing the specific needs of mobile users and enabling individuals and small businesses to become service providers. These services are called Simple Mobile Services (SMS). SMS have to be simple to...

  • DISCREET

    http://www.ist-discreet.org/
    Status: Completed

    Advances in communication, tracking, processing and sensing technologies are boosting the deployment of context-aware personalized services and are laying the basis for monitoring and surveillance solutions improving the safety of citizens. However, they pose a serious risk on user ...

  • PENED 2003 (03ED226)

    Status: Completed

    The object of the project is the study of advanced  wireless systems with smart antennas at the base station and the device user. These systems are also referred as MIMO (Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output).
    The project objectives are to study efficient techniques and MIMO algorithms in...

  • SIMPLICITY

    http://www.ist-simplicity.org/
    Status: Completed

    As technology develops, users are faced with an ever-broadening range of ICT devices and network-based services, along with a bewildering array of configuration procedures, access technologies and protocols. Excessive complexity places an enormous burden on the shoulders of users, service...

  • EU/FP6–2002–Aero–1, External EMC Simulation for Radio Electric Systems in the Close Environment of the Airport (SIRENA, FP6–AST3–CT–2003–502817)

    Status: Completed

    SIRENA project addressed the strategic research area: “Strengthening the Aeronautical Industry competitiveness” in the domains of action: New Aircraft Concepts and Aircraft Environment.
    The overall objectives pursued during the project were: 1) to evaluate accurately the impact...

  • ENAMORADO

    http://www.enamobile.com
    Status: Completed

    The IST research project "Enabling Agents in a Multimedia-Oriented Architecture of Distributed Objects" (ENAMORADO) aims to implement a prototype platform for the provision of multimedia content to nomadic users. Reconfigurable Hardware and Mobile Agents are some enabling technologies...

  • AQUILA

    Status: Completed

    The IST research project AQUILA (Adaptive Resource Control for QoS Using an IP-based Layered Architecture) defines, evaluates, and implements an enhanced architecture for QoS in the Internet. Existing approaches e.g. Differentiated Services, Integrated Services are exploited and ...

  • StarLite

    http://www.fub.it/starlite/
    Status: Completed

    The IST STARLITE project (Services, Technologies and ARchitectures enabLing InTErnet and PSTN integration) provides the appropriate architectural framework for the provision of unified applications over both the PSTN and the Internet. In order to achieve unification in the application...

  • NOTE

    Status: Completed

    The NOTE project targets the market of the nomadic executives by providing the total turn-key solution for virtual office presence. It is intended for people who need quick access to information, without the luxurity of their office, but with the required functionality for ...

  • VIKING

    Status: Completed
  • MARINE

    Status: Completed

    The ACTS MARINE Mobile Agent enviRonments in Intelligent NEtworks project explored the application of Mobile Agent (MA) technology in the context of Broadband Intelligent Networks enabling a more rapid, customized and decentralized implementation of upcoming broadband IN services compared...

  • ELISA

    http://www-st.inf.tu-dresden.de/elisa/
    Status: Completed

    The ACTS ELISA Project (European Experiment on the Linkage between Internet Integrated Services and ATM) combines the Internet service architectures with ATM network technology, focusing on supporting guaranteed Quality of Service for multimedia communications in wide area networks....

  • BONAPARTE

    Status: Completed

    The main objectives of the project are to demonstrate:
    that a broadband ATM PON is flexible, reliable and cost-effective
    that applications and services using ATM make efficient use of available resources and bandwidth
    that such applications and services fulfil real user...

  • PLANET

    Status: Completed

    The objective of PLANET is to define a cost effective full-service access network for the year 2000 supporting a large splitting factor (up to 2000) and covering a wide range (up to 100km). The access network needs to give subscribers access to both narrow band / broad band, and ...

  • AMUSE

    Status: Completed

    The aim of the AMUSE project is to carry out experiments on the provision of interactive and distributive multimedia services to real residential users (in the order of ten per trial island). Services will be demonstrated in field trials carried out in different islands, using a ...

  • INSIGNIA

    Status: Completed

    Using available equipment, the project will research and develop prototypes of Broadband Service Switching Points (B-SSPs), Broadband Service Control Points (B-SCPs) and Broadband Intelligent Peripherals (B-IPs). This equipment will be deployed in the context of different NHs,...

  • ΒRAVE

    Status: Completed

    A project has been devised to study the access segment of the asynchronous transmission mode (ATM) network and to analyse the focal issues of traffic control, multiplexing and resource management by experimental activities. The requirement specifications for the project have been defined...

  • ΜΑNTIS

    Status: Completed

    The main objective of the project is the development of a communication system based on distributed nodes connected with a fiber-optic backbone with high bit-rate that is capable to support integrated services. The system is based on the IEEE 802.6 DQDB MAN exploiting also the...

  • ΒAF

    Status: Completed

    The main objective of the research is to contribute tothe development of standards for broadband access facilities for small business and residential subscribers, at the conceptual, technical application level:
    by studying issues and giving guidelines on architecture and topology,...

  • ΜΑGIC

    Status: Completed

    The main objectives of the research were:
    to assess the impact of advanced multimedia and multiparty services on the signalling and call handling of broadband telecommunications networks;
    to contribute to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and influence ...

  • ΜΑΧΙ

    Status: Completed

    The MAXI project aims in the specification, design and implementation of a high speed Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) supporting multiservice applications. At a transmission speed of 155 Mbit/s the MAN node is designed with the objective to accommodate multirate traffic...

  • ΒUNI

    Status: Completed

    The main objective of the research was the provision of an overall system specification for integrated broadband communications (IBC), both through original work undertaken within the project itself and through the synthesis of results from other system projects. The key points of the...

  • ATMOSPHERIC

    Status: Completed
  • Technology for ATD

    Status: Completed

    The basic assumption of the project is that asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) is the unique transfer mode for all broadband-integrated services digital network (B-ISDN) services. Several alternative ways of introducing ATM have been analysed for a technoeconomic viewpoint. Studies into...