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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

International Journals

  1. S. Poornima and A.V. Babu, Performance Analysis of Energy Harvesting Cognitive Relay Networks with Primary Interference, Telecommunications Systems (Springer),.Oct. 2017, pp. 1-15, DOI:10.1007/s11235-017-0402-4.
  2. 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, Issue 99, Jul. 2017, pp.1 – 12, DOI:10.1109/JSYST.2017.2717189.
  3. K.S. Geethu. 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 (Springer), 2017:32, pp. 1-18, DOI: 10.1186/s13638-017-0823-5.
  4. 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), Dec. 2017, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp. 329–343 DOI:10.1007/s10776-017-0367-y.
  5. Upama Rajan M.N. and A.V. Babu, Variable Beam Width Selection for Improving the Throughput of IEEE 802.11ad Wireless LAN in the Contention Based Access Period, International Journal of Wireless Information Networks (Springer), Sep. 2017, pp. 1-15, DOI:10.1007/s10776-017-0371-2.
  6. 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 (Springer), 2017:23, pp. 1-13, DOI: 10.1186/s13638-017-0810-x.
  7. K.S. Geethu. 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.
  8. 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), Oct. 2017, Volume 96, Issue 4, pp. 6047–6068.
  9. K.S. Geethu. and A.V. Babu, Erasure Codes Based Adaptive Multi-hop Reliable Data Transfer for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks, Wireless Personal Communications (Springer),June 2017, Volume 94, Issue 3, pp 579–604.
  10. 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 (Springer), 2016:187, PP. 1-16, DOI 10.1186/s13638-016-0682-
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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, pp. 1-16, DOI:10.1155/2015/921414.
  14. K.S. Geethu and A.V. Babu, Optimal Hop Position based Minimum Energy Routing Protocol for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks, The Journal of Engineering (IET), May 2015, Volume 2015, Issue 5, pp. 187 – 196, DOI:10.1049/joe.2014.0284.
  15. K.S. Geethu. and A.V. Babu, Minimizing the Total Energy Consumption in Multi-hop UWASNs, Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), 2015, 83(4), pp. 2693-2709.
  16. 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), Sept. 2015, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 157–170 DOI: 10.1007/s10776-015-0273-0.
  17. V.P. Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Improving Aggregate Utility in IEEE 802.11p Based Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks, Telecommunication Systems (Springer), Feb. 2016, Volume 61, Issue 2, pp. 359–385, DOI: 10.1007/s11235-015-0035-4.
  18. K.S. Deepak and A.V. Babu, Improving Energy Efficiency of Incremental Relay based Cooperative Communications in Wireless Body Area Networks, International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley), Jan. 2015, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp. 91–111, DOI: 10.1002/dac.2641.
  19. Sidharth Shelly, Vishnu Vijay and A.V. Babu, Model for Path duration in VANETs under Greedy Forwarding Strategy, Procedia Computer Science (Elsevier), Volume 48, 2015, pp. 394–400, DOI:10.1016/j.procs.2015.04.112.
  20. V.P. 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.
  21. 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 (Springer), March 2014, Volume 75, Issue 1, pp 81–102, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-013-1349-8.
  22. 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, February 2013, Vol.5 No.1,  pp. 69-83.
  23. 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, International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley), 2014; 27:931–955, DOI: 10.1002/dac.2390.
  24. P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Connectivity Analysis of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks from a Physical Layer Perspective, Wireless Personal Communications(Springer), July 2013, Volume 71, Issue 1, pp. 45-70, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-012-0795-z.
  25. V.P. Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Ensuring Fair Access in IEEE 802.11p Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks, Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (Springer), 2012, 2012:168, pp. 1-17, DOI:10.1186/1687-1499-2012-168.
  26. 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), 2012, 2012:1, pp. 1-16, DOI: 10.1186/1687-1499-2012-1.
  27. P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Network Connectivity Probability of Linear Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks on Two-way Street, Communications & Network, Nov. 2012, Vol 4, No. 4, pp. 332-341, DOI: 10.4236/cn.2012.44038.
  28. A.V. Babu and V.K. Muhammad Ajeer, Analytical Model for Connectivity of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks in the Presence of Channel Randomness, International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley), July 2013, Volume 26, Issue 7, pp. 927–946, DOI: 10.1002/dac.1379.
  29. A.V. Babu and Susan Joshy, Maximizing the Data Transmission Rate of a Cooperative Relay System in an Underwater Acoustic Communication Channel, International Journal on Communication Systems (Wiley),  2012; 25:231–253, DOI: 10.1002/dac.1266.
  30. A.V. Babu, On Selection of Optimal Physical Layer Parameters for Wireless Sensor Networks over Rayleigh Fading Channel, International Journal of Computers and Applications (Taylor and Francis), Jan. 2011, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp. 15-21, DOI:10.2316/Journal.202.2011.1.202-2823.
  31. A.V. Babu, Lillykutty Jacob and S. Abdul Subhan, Optimization of IEEE 802.11 Multi-rate Wireless LAN, Information Science, Sept. 2010, Vol. 26, no. 5, pp.1771-1785.
  32. 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), March 2010, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 21-36.
  33. 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), Sept. 2010, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 192-204.
  34. 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 (Taylor and Francis), April. 2007, Vol. 29, No 2, PP. 187-195.
  35. 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.

Book Chapters

  1. K.S.Deepak. and A.V.Babu, Performance Evaluation of Forward Error Correction Schemes in Wireless Body Area Networks, Springer LNCS Book Chapter,Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2015, Volume 343, pp 469-478.
  2. V.P. Harigovindan, A.V. Babu and Lillykutty Jacob, Bit-based Fairness in IEEE 802.11p Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Networks, Springer LNCS Book Chapter, Advanced Computing , Networking and Security, 2012, Volume 7135/2012, 328-337, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-29280-4_39.
  3. 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, 2008,Vol. 4904, pp 503-514.

Referred Conference Proceedings

  1. Hena Thampy and A. V. Babu, Relay location optimization in cognitive full-duplex relay networks, 2017 Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP), Cochin, India, July 2017, pp. 1-6
  2. Rishna P and A V Babu, Modified harvest-then-cooperate protocol for relay-assisted cellular networks, 2017 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Mangalore, India, Sep. 2017, pp.1987-1993.
  3. M.N. Upama Rajan and A.V. Babu, Theoretical Maximum Throughput of IEEE 802.11ad Millimeter wave Wireless LAN in the Contention Based Access Period with two level aggregation, 2017 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET), Chennai, India, Mar. 2017, pp. 1-16.
  4. Geethu, K. S., and A. V. Babu. "Improving energy efficiency performance of ALOHA based underwater acoustic sensor networks." 2016 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing, VLSI, Electrical Circuits and Robotics (DISCOVER),Suratkal, 2016, pp. 277-282.
  5. M.N. Upama Rajan and A. V. Babu. Saturation throughput analysis of IEEE 802.11 ad wireless LAN in the contention based access period (CBAP), 2016 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing, VLSI, Electrical Circuits and Robotics (DISCOVER), Suratkal, 2016, pp. 41-46.
  6. Katla, Rambabu, and A. V. Babu, Outage performance of multihop full duplex relaying system over Nakagami-m fading channels, IEEE INDICON, 2016, Bengaluru, India, pp. 1-6.
  7. 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), 2015, Trivandrum, pp. 99-104..
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Geethu K.S. and A.V. Babu, Performance analysis of erasure coding based data transfer in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2015), Kochi, 2015, pp.2145-2151.
  11. 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.
  12. Sidharth Shelly and A.V. Babu A Probabilistic Model for Link Duration in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Under Rayleigh Fading Channel Conditions, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2015), Kochi, 2015, pp. 177-`82.
  13. 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, pp. 123 – 128.
  14. 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, pp. 2521 – 2525, DOI:10.1109/ICACCI.2014.6968326.
  15. K.S.Deepak. and A.V.Babu, “Optimal Packet Size for Energy Efficient WBAN Under M-periodic Scheduled Access Mode”, Proc of 2014 IEEE NCC, 2014, IIT Kanpur, pp: 1-6.
  16. 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), 2013, Mysore, pp. 301-307.
  17. 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), 2013, Mysore, pp. 1418-1423.
  18. 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), 2013, Mysore, pp. 1041-1046.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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), 2012, Chennai, pp. 248-254.
  22. 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), 2012, Chennai, pp. 331-336.
  23. 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), 2012, Bangalore, pp. 1-6.
  24. V.K.   Muhammad Ajeer, P.C. Neelakantan and A.V. Babu, Network Connectivity of One Dimensional Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, Proc. of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Communications and Signal processing, Calicut, Feb 2011, Calicut, pp. 241 – 245.
  25. 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, pp. 1-6.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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) Upama Rajan M.N.

(2) Katla RamBabu

(3) Poornima S

(4) Sangeetha U

(5)  Aswathi V

 

PH.D. (Completed)

(1) Dr. P.C. Neelakantan

(2) Dr. V.P. Harigovindan

(3) Dr. Sidharth Shelly

(4) Dr. K.S. Deepak

(5) Dr. Geethu K.S.


M. TECH. (Ongoing)

(1) Syamili G

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, 2015

(29) L. Sandip Kumar, 2015

(30) Princy Maria Paul, 2015

(31) Bala Thimmaiah N., 2016

(32) Feena Toms, 2016

(33) Sambasiva Reddy M., 2016

(34) Hena Thampy, 2017

(35) Rishna P, 2017

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