Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Scientific area coordinators:

Rui Luis Andrade Aguiar
Mário Alexandre Teles de Figueiredo


The research in this area focuses on

(i) new architectures and techniques for the control, management and design of future networks (providing end-to-end quality of service, mobility, and security) and their performance evaluation;

(ii) new ways of storing/communicating, retrieving/accessing, processing, and presenting large volumes of multimedia data - text, still images, video, and audio – namely over heterogeneous networks.