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Special Issue "Radio Resource Management for IoT Networks in 5G Environments"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Internet of Things".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2022) | Viewed by 450

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Nikos Dimitriou
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Guest Editor
Networks Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos", 15310 Athens, Greece
Interests: radio resource management for 5G heterogeneous networks; QoS management in mobile IoT; routing in mobile ad hoc networks
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Internet of Things (IoT) encompasses the interconnection of devices that may perform sensing, actuation, storage, computing and decision-making functionalities. An important feature that can enhance the capabilities of IoT is related to the introduction of mobile devices (e.g., onboarding of manned or unmanned vehicles) that may collect measurements on-the-move and may interact with local clusters of fixed sensors and actuators. Different Radio Access Network standards, such as LTE-M, NB-IoT, C-V2X, LoRaWAN, SigFox, IEEE 802.11p, can address different use case requirements. In addition, these heterogeneous networks may be parts of 5G architectures that are based on SDN/NFV in order to enable the development of solutions using virtualized and softwarized network functions. In this complex ecosystem, Radio Resource Management has an important role to ensure optimum network operation and the provision of the required resources for various vertical application domains, exploiting enhanced context awareness.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Admission control schemes;
  • Resource scheduling algorithms;
  • Radio network planning and capacity dimensioning for heterogeneous IoT networks;
  • Integrated backhaul and fronthaul designs for massive IoT deployments;
  • Intelligent IoT algorithms using enhanced context information;
  • Mobile IoT QoS management considering 5G SDN/NFV architectures.

Dr. Nikos Dimitriou
Guest Editor

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