Future Research Directions in Design of Reliable Communication Systems
In this position paper on reliable networks, we discuss new trends in the design of reliable communication systems. We focus on a wide range of research directions including protection against software failures as well as failures of communication systems equipment. In particular, we outline future research trends in software failure mitigation, reliability of wireless communications, robust optimization and network design, multilevel and multirealm network resilience, multiple criteria routing approaches in multilayer networks, resilience options of the fixed IP backbone network in the interplay with the optical layer survivability, reliability of cloud computing networks, and resiliency of software-defined networks. Described research directions are frequently enhanced with examples.
J. Rak and M. Pickavet and K. S. Trivedi and J. A. Lopez and A. M. Koster and J. P. Sterbenz and E. K. Çetinkaya and T. Gomes and M. Gunkel and K. Walkowiak and D. Staessens, "Future Research Directions in Design of Reliable Communication Systems," Telecommunication Systems, no. 4, pp. 423-450, Springer-Verlag, Jan 2015.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s11235-015-9987-7
Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Poland. Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego
Germany. Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
European Regional Development Fund
Poland. National Science Centre
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Cloud Computing; Design; Multilayers; Network Routing; Optical Multilayers; Optimization; Reliability; Software Reliability; Wireless Telecommunication Systems; Multi-Layer Network; Multiple Criteria; Network Reliability; Network Resilience; Robust Network; Software Failure; Software-Defined Networks; Wireless Communications; Distributed Computer Systems
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