Room ECED-1 : 209
Email babu@nitc.ac.in
Office Phone 0495-2286706
Mobile 91-9446930650
Home Address Souparnika, Near Govt. Law College, Silver Hills, Calicut -673012
Areas Of Interest Wireless Networks

Ph. D (Wireless Networks)
National Instiutte of Technology Calicut.

M.E (Telecommunications)
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

B. Tech (Electronics and Communication)
National Instiute of Technology Calicut.

Principal Investigator, Design and implementation of a Protocol Stack for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks, NRB, DRDO, 2013-2016 (Co Investigator: Dr. lillykutty Jacob)

Co-investigator, Design and Implementation of Algorithms for Provisioning QoS and Fairness in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN, MHRD, 2005-2008 (Principal Investigator: Dr. lillykutty Jacob)

Wireless Networks: Protocol Design, Modeling, Analysis and Optimization

K.S. Deepak and A.V. Babu, Improving Reliability of Emergency Data Frame Transmission in IEEE 802.15.6 Wireless Body Area Networks, IEEE Systems Journal, 2017, Page(s):1 - 12.

Geethu K.S. and A.V. Babu, A Hybrid ARQ scheme Combining Erasure Codes and Selective Retransmissions for Reliable Data Transfer in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (2017), 2017:32, DOI 10.1186/s13638-017-0823-5.

Katla Rambabu and A.V. Babu, Relay Placement for Coverage Extension in Cellular Wireless Networks under Composite Fading Model, International Journal of Wireless Information Networks (Springer), 2017 (in press).

Geethu K.S. and A.V. Babu, Energy optimal channel attempt rate and packet size for ALOHA based underwater acoustic sensor networks, Telecommunication Systems (Springer), Vol. 65, Issue 3, Jul. 2017, pp. 429–442.

Siddharth Shelly and A. V. Babu, Link residual lifetime-based next hop selection scheme for vehicular ad hoc networks, , EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, (2017), 2017:23,  DOI 10.1186/s13638-017-0810-x.

Siddharth Shelly and A. V. Babu, Performance Modeling of Link Duration in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Under Weibull Fading Channel Conditions, Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), May 2017, pp. 1-22.

K.S. Deepak and A.V. Babu, Energy consumption analysis of modulation schemes in IEEE 802.15.6-based wireless body area networks, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (2016) 2016:187, DOI 10.1186/s13638-016-0682-5.

K.S. Deepak and A.V. Babu, Enhancing Reliability of IEEE 802.15.6 Wireless Body Area Networks in Scheduled Access Mode and Error Prone Channels, Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), July 2016, Volume 89, Issue 1, pp 93–118, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-016-3254-4.

K.S. Deepak and A.V. Babu, Energy Efficiency Analysis of IEEE 802.15.6 based Wireless Body Area Networks in Scheduled Access Mode, ACM/Springer Wireless Networks Journal, July 2016, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp 1441–1459, DOI: 10.1007/s11276-015-1041-x.

Siddharth Shelly and A. V. Babu, “Link Reliability Based Greedy Perimeter Stateless Routing for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks,” International Journal of Vehicular Technology (Hindawi), vol. 2015, Article ID 921414, 16 pages, 2015, doi:10.1155/2015/921414.

Geethu K.S. and A.V. Babu, Optimal Hop Position based Minimum Energy Routing Protocol for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks, The Journal of Engineering (IET), 2015, DOI:10.1049/joe.2014.0284.

Geethu K.S. and A.V. Babu, Minimizing the Total Energy Consumption in Multi-hop UWASNs, Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), 83(4), pp. 2693-2709 (2015).

Siddharth Shelly and A. V. Babu, Modeling and Analysis of Link Duration in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Under Different Fading Channel Conditions, International Journal of Wireless Information Networks (Springer), 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s10776-015-0273-0.

V.P. Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Improving Aggregate Utility in IEEE 802.11p Based Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks, Telecommunication Systems (Springer), 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s11235-015-0035-4.

K.S. Deepak and A.V. Babu, Improving Energy Efficiency of Incremental Relay based Cooperative Communications in Wireless Body Area Networks, Wiley International Journal on Communication Systems, DOI: 10.1002/dac.2641. Volume 28, Issue 1, pages 91–111, 10 January 2015.

Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, “Proportional Fair Resource Allocation in Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks for Drive-Thru Internet Applications”, Computer Communications, Elsevier, 40 (2014), pp. 33–50.

Sidharth Shelly and A.V. Babu, Analysis of Link Life Time in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks for Free-Flow Traffic State, Springer Wireless Personal Communications (2014) 75:81–102, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-013-1349-8.

V.P. Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Fairness Assurance Through TXOP Tuning in IEEE 802.11p Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks for Drive-Thru Internet Applications, Communications & Network, 2013, 5, 69-83.

P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Computation of Minimum Transmit Power for Network Connectivity in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks formed by Vehicles with Random Communication Range, Wiley International Journal on Communication Systems, 2014; 27:931–955, DOI: 10.1002/dac.2390.

P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Connectivity Analysis of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks from a Physical Layer Perspective, Springer Wireless Personal Communications, Volume 71, Issue 1 (2013), Page 45-70, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-012-0795-z.

V.P. Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Ensuring Access Fairness in IEEE 802.11p Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks, Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (Springer open access), 2012, 2012:168, DOI:10.1186/1687-1499-2012-168.

V.P. Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Bit-based Fairness in IEEE 802.11p Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks, Springer LNCS Book Chapter, 2012, Volume 7135/2012, 328-337, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-29280-4_39.

P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Connectivity Analysis of One-dimensional Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks in Fading Channels, Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (Springer open access), 2012, 2012:1, DOI: 10.1186/1687-1499-2012-1.

P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Network Connectivity Probability of Linear Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks on Two-way Street, Communications & Network, 2012, 4, 332-341.

A.V. Babu and V.K. Muhammad Ajeer, Analytical Model for Connectivity of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks in the Presence of Channel Randomness, Wiley International Journal on Communication Systems (2012), DOI: 10.1002/dac.1379.

A.V. Babu and Susan Joshy, Maximizing the Data Transmission Rate of a Cooperative Relay System in an Underwater Acoustic Communication Channel, Wiley International Journal on Communication Systems, 2012; 25:231–253, DOI: 10.1002/dac.1266.

A.V. Babu, On Selection of Optimal Physical Layer Parameters for Wireless Sensor Networks over Rayleigh Fading Channel, International Journal of Computers and Applications (inderscience), Jan. 2011, DOI:10.2316/Journal.202.2011.1.202-2823.

A.V. Babu, Lillykutty Jacob and S. Abdul Subhan, Optimization of IEEE 802.11 Multi-rate Wireless LAN, Information Science, Vol. 26, no. 5, pp.1771-1785, Sept. 2010.

A.V. Babu and Mukesh Kumar Singh, Node Isolation Probability of Wireless Ad hoc Networks in Nagakami Fading Channels, International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications (inderscience), vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 21-36, March 2010.

A.V. Babu and Susan Joshy, Capacity of Underwater Wireless Communication Channel with Different Acoustic Propagation Loss Models, International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications (inderscience), vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 192-204, Sept. 2010.

A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, “Maximizing Aggregate Saturation Throughput in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN with Service Differentiation,” LNCS Book Chapter on Distributed Computing and Networking, Vol. 4904, Springer, pp 503-514, 2008.

A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Service Differentiation Schemes in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs with Variable Frame Size, International Journal of Computers and Applications (inderscience), Vol. 29, No 2, PP. 187-195, April. 2007.

A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Fairness Analysis of IEEE 802.11 Multi-rate Wireless LAN, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 56, PP. 3073-3088, Sept. 2007.

 

Princy Maria Paul and A.V. Babu, Frame Length Optimization in IEEE 802.15.6 UWB Cooperative Body Area Networks, 2015 IEEE Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems (RAICS), Trivandrum, 2015, pp. 99-104.

Sidharth Shelly and A.V. Babu, Prediction of Link Residual Lifetime using Kalman Filter in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, 2015 IEEE Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems (RAICS), Trivandrum, 2015, pp. 268-273.

Princy Maria Paul and A.V. Babu, Performance Evaluation of Cooperative Communication in WBANs with Maximal Ratio Combining, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet), Trivandrum, 2015, pp. 627-632.

Katla Rambabu and A.V. Babu, Downlink Outage Probability Analysis in Two-hop Relay Assisted Cellular Networks, Proc. of IEEE TENCON 2015, Macua, Nov 2015, pp. 1-6.

Sidharth Shelly and A.V. Babu A Probabilistic Model for Link Duration in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Under Rayleigh Fading Channel Conditions, IEEE ICACC 2015, Kochi, 2015, pp. 177-`82.

Sidharth Shelly and A.V. Babu, A probabilistic model for communication link reliability in vehicular ad hoc networks, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES), Hyderabad, Dec. 2014, 123 – 128, DOI: 10.1109/ICVES.2014.7063735.

Sidharth Shelly, Vishnu Vijay and A.V. Babu, Model for Path duration in VANETs under Greedy Forwarding Strategy, International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Communication & Convergence (ICCC-2014), Bhubaneswar, Procedia Computer Science (Elsevier), Volume 48, 2015, Pages 394–400, DOI:10.1016/j.procs.2015.04.112.

 K.S.Deepak. and A.V.Babu, Performance Evaluation of Forward Error Correction Schemes in Wireless Body Area Networks, Int. Conf. on Intelligent Computing and Applications, NIT Durgapur, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer lecture notes, Volume 343, 2015, pp 469-478.

Sai Priyanjali and A.V. Babu,  An Improved Least Square Channel Estimation Technique for OFDM Systems in Sparse Underwater Acoustic Channel, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2014), New Delhi, Sept. 2014, 2521 – 2525, DOI:10.1109/ICACCI.2014.6968326.

K.S.Deepak. and A.V.Babu, “Optimal Packet Size for Energy Efficient WBAN Under M-periodic Scheduled Access Mode”, Proc of IEEE NCC (2014), IIT Kanpur, pp: 1-6.

K.S. Deepak and A.V. Babu, Energy efficiency of IEEE 802.15.6 based wireless body area networks in scheduled access mode, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2013), Mysore, pp. 301-307.

Sidharth Shelly and A.V. Babu, Probability Distribution of Link Life Time in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2013), Mysore, pp. 1418-1423.

A.V. Babu, Meeting QoS-assured Multi-hop Connectivity Requirements in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2013), Mysore, pp. 1041-1046.

Ameenudeen P E and A.V. Babu: Performance Evaluation of Regular Cycle Non-Binary LDPC Codes in AWGN Channel, 2012 ACM International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012), Chennai, pp. 1266-1270.

K.S. Deepak and A.V. Babu, Packet Size Optimization for Energy Efficient Cooperative Wireless Body Area Networks, proc. of IEEE INDICON 2012, Kochi, pp, 736-741.

V.P. Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Tuning Transmission Opportunity (TXOP) Limits for Providing Bit-based Fairness in IEEE 802.11p V2I Networks, 2012 ACM International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012), Chennai, pp. 248-254.

Rinnymol Babu and A.V. Babu: Resolving Rate Anomaly in IEEE 802.11p Multi-rate Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks Using TXOP Differentiation, 2012 ACM International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012), Chennai, pp. 331-336.

P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Selection of Minimum Transmit Power for Network Connectivity in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, proceedings of 2012 fourth International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS 2012), Bangalore, pp. 1-6.

V.K.   Muhammad Ajeer, P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Network Connectivity of One Dimensional Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, Proc. of 2011 IEEE ICCSP, Calicut, Feb 2011, Calicut, pp. 241 – 245.

A.V. Babu, Lillykutty Jacob and S. Abdul Subhan, Maximizing Aggregate Saturation Throughput in IEEE 802.11 Multi-rate Wireless LAN, IEEE International Conference on Communication, Convergence and Broadband Networking (ICCBN), IISc Bangalore, July 2008.

A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Nonintrusive estimation of link characteristics in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON), Malaysia, Nov. 2005, pp. 996-1001.

A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, A Novel Scheme for achieving time based fairness in IEEE 802.11 Multi-rate Wireless LAN, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON), Malaysia, Nov. 2005, pp.27-31.

A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.11 Multi rate Wireless LAN: Time based fairness versus throughput based fairness, Proc. of IEEE WirelessCom, Hawaii, USA, June 2005, pp. 203-208.

A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.11e based Multiple Priority Schemes with Channel Error, Proc. of International Conference on Emerging Technology, Orissa, India, Dec. 2004, pp. 125-134.

 

 

PH.D. (Ongoing)

(1) Geethu K.S.

(2) Upama Rajan M.N.

(3) Katla RamBabu

(4) Poornima S

PH.D. (Completed)

(1) Dr. P.C. Neelakantan

(2) Dr. V.P. Harigovindan

(3) Dr. Sidharth Shelly

(4) Dr. K.S. Deepak


M. TECH. (Ongoing)

(1) Hena Thampy

(2) Rishna P

M. TECH (completed)

[Name, Year of Completion, Job]

(1). Gnana Sekhar, 2004, Sasken, Bangalore

(2). V. Brijith, 2005,

(3). Sayed Karimuddeen, 2005, Sasken Bangalore

(4). Teena Teresa John, 2006,

(5). Suryanarayana Raju, 2006,

(6). Sasank Reddy, 2006,

(7). V. Mahesh, 2006,

(8). Praveen Kumar Reddy, 2007,

(9). Jithendra Kumar, 2007,

(10). S. Abdul Subhan, 2008, CRL-BEL, Bangalore

(11). G. Shivakumar, 2008, Aricent Tech, Bangalore

(12). Mukeshkumar Singh, 2009

(13). D.V.K. Chaithanya,2009

(14). T. Srinivas,2009

(15) Susan Joshy, 2010

(16). Sanjeet Kumar, 2010, BEL CRL, Bangalore

(17). G. Ramakrishna, 2010

(18) V.K. Muhammed Ajeer, 2011, BEL CRL, Bangalore

(19) Gayathri N, 2011, Amritha institute, Kollam

(20) Srikanth C.H., 2011, C-DOT, Bangalore

(21) Ameenudheen P.E., 2012

(22) Binup P.G., 2012, C-DOT, Bangalore

(23) Rinnymol Babu, 2012, BEL CRL, Bangalore

(24) Sneharaj C.P., 2013

(25) Susan Dominic, 2013

(26) Farsana N, 2014

(27) Sai Priyanjali K, 2014

(28) G. Sainath

(29) L. Sandip Kumar

(30) Princy Maria Paul

(31) Bala Thimmaiah N.

(32) Feena Toms

(33) Sambasiva Reddy M.

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