Browse College of Engineering by Author "Abdelzaher, Tarek F."

  • Nayyeri, Amir; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2008-08)
    In this paper we address the reliability problem in storage-centric sensor networks deployed in hazardous environments. We use the nodes' extra flash memory to save distributed encoded blocks of data. We employ erasure ...

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  • Nayyeri, Amir; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2008-08)
    In this paper we address the reliability problem in storage-centric sensor networks deployed in hazardous environments. We use the nodes' extra flash memory to save distributed encoded blocks of data. We employ erasure ...

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  • Pham, Nam D.; Ganti, Raghu K.; Nangia, Saurabh; Pongthawornkamol, Thadpong; Ahmed, Shameem; Abdelzaher, Tarek F.; Heo, Jin; Khan, Maifi; Ahmadi, Hossein (2009-10-08)
    This report presents a participatory sensing service, called Fueoogle, that maps vehicular fuel consumption on city streets, allowing drivers to find the most fuel-efficient routes for their vehicles between arbitrary ...

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  • Wu, Po-Liang; Yun, Heechul; Saremi, Fatemeh; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2011)
    Recent embedded computing platforms offer multiple independent clocks for different components involved in processing a single instruction stream, such as CPU and memory, giving rise to a new category of power management ...

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  • He, Wenbo; Nguyen, Hoang; Liu, Xue; Nahrstedt, Klara; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2007-12)
    Data aggregation is an efficient mechanism widely used in wireless sensor networks (WSN) to collect statistics about data of interests. However, the shared-medium nature of communication makes the WSNs are vulnerable to ...

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  • Wang, Shiguang; Hu, Shaohan; Li, Shen; Liu, Hengchang; Uddin, Md; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2013-01-15)

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  • Uddin, Md Yusuf Sarwar; Amin, Md Tanvir Al; Abdelzaher, Tarek F.; Iyengar, Arun; Govindan, Ramesh (2012-04-25)
    This paper addresses the problem of collection and delivery of a representative subset of pictures, in participatory camera networks, to maximize coverage when a significant portion of the pictures may be redundant or ...

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  • Saremi, Fatemeh; Jayachandran, Praveen; Iandola, Forrest; Uddin, Md Yusuf Sarwar; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2011-07)
    This paper develops a framework to analyze the latency and delay composition of workflows in a real-time networked aggregation system. These workflows are characterized by different inputs that are processed along parallel ...

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  • Wang, Dong; Abdelzaher, Tarek F.; Kaplan, Lance (2011-06-14)
    This technical report addresses the challenge of truth discovery from noisy social sensing data. The work is motivated by the emergence of social sensing as a data collection paradigm of growing interest, where humans ...

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  • He, Wenbo; Liu, Xue; Nguyen, Hoang; Nahrstedt, Klara; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2006-09)
    A wireless sensor network (WSN) is an ad-hoc network composed of small sensor nodes deployed in large numbers to sense the physical world. Wireless sensor networks have very broad application prospects including both ...

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  • Uddin, Md Yusuf Sarwar; Wang, Hongyan; Saremi, Fatemeh; Qi, Guo-Jun; Abdelzaher, Tarek F.; Huang, Thomas S. (2011-05-26)
    We propose PhotoNet, a picture delivery service for camera sensor networks. PhotoNet is motivated by the needs of disaster-response applications, where a group of survivors and first responders may survey damage and send ...

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  • Iandola, Forrest; Saremi, Fatemeh; Abdelzaher, Tarek F.; Jayachandran, Praveen; Yener, Aylin (International Conference on Information Fusion, 2011-07)
    In networked data fusion systems, results must be produced by end-to-end deadlines. As such, latency is an important attribute contributing to quality-of-information (QoI) in these systems. A key question is how much work ...

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  • Wang, Dong; Abdelzaher, Tarek F.; Kaplan, Lance; Ganti, Raghu K.; Hu, Shaohan; Liu, Hengchang (2014-04-23)
    Correctness guarantees are at the core of cyber-physical computing research. While prior research addressed correctness of timing behavior and correctness of program logic, this paper tackles the emerging topic of assessing ...

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  • Hu, Shaohan; Su, Lu; Liu, Hengchang; Wang, Hongyan; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2013-04-18)
    In this paper we present SmartRoad, a crowd-sourced sensing system that detects and identifies traffic regulators, traffic lights and stop signs in particular. As an alternative to expensive road surveys, SmartRoad works ...

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  • Hu, Shaohan; Liu, Hengchang; Su, Lu; Wang, Hongyan; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2013-08-30)
    In this paper we describe SmartRoad, a road sensing system that generates and collects mobile sensory data from vehicle-resident mobile phones, in enabling and supporting crowd-sourced road sensing applications and services, ...

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  • Amin, Md Tanvir Al; Li, Shen; Rahman, Muntasir Raihan; Seetharamu, Panindra Tumkur; Wang, Shiguang; Abdelzaher, Tarek F.; Gupta, Indranil; Srivatsa, Mudhakar; Ganti, Raghu K.; Ahmed, Reaz; Le, Hieu (2015-02-03)
    The increasing availability of smartphones, cameras, and wearables with instant data sharing capabilities, and the exploitation of social networks for information broadcast, heralds a future of real-time information overload. ...

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  • He, Wenbo; Nguyen, Hoang; Liu, Xue; Nahrstedt, Klara; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2006-11)
    Data aggregation is an efficient mechanism to collect statistics of data in wireless sensor networks. However, the shared-medium nature of communication facilitates eavesdropping and packet tampering/injection by adversaries. ...

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  • Jayachandran, Praveen; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (2007-10)
    Many scientific disciplines provide composition primitives whereby overall properties of systems are composed from those of their components. Examples include rules for block diagram reduction in control theory and laws ...

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  • Khan, Mohammad Maifi Hasan; Le, Khac Hieu; Ahmadi, Hossein; Abdelzaher, Tarek F.; Han, Jiawei (2010)
    This article presents a tool for uncovering bugs due to interactive complexity in networked sensing applications. Such bugs are not localized to one component that is faulty, but rather result from complex and unexpected ...

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  • Wang, Dong; Amin, Md Tanvir Al; Li, Shen; Kaplan, Lance; Gu, Siyu; Pan, Chenji; Liu, Hengchang; Aggarwal, Charu; Ganti, Raghu K.; Wang, Xinlei; Mohapatra, Prasant; Szymanski,Boleslaw; Le, Hieu; Abdelzaher, Tarek F. (ACM/IEEE-CS, 2014)
    The explosive growth in social network content suggests that the largest "sensor network" yet might be human. Extending the participatory sensing model, this paper explores the prospect of utilizing social networks as ...

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