Volume 15 | Issue 12

The IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC) is a bimonthly journal for publishing archival research results related to mobility of users, systems, data, and computing as well as issues in information organization and access, services, management, and applications. It emphasizes various areas of nomadic computing, multimedia applications, mobile data and knowledge management, and mobile communication systems and networking.

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Marwan Krunz
Kenneth VonBehren Endowed Professor
Site Co-Director, NSF BWAC Center
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
krunz@email.arizona.edu

Articles

Mobile crowdsensing is a novel paradigm to collect sensing data and extract useful information about regions of interest. It widely employs incentive mechanisms to recruit a number of mobile users to fulfill coverage requirement in the interested regions. In practice, sensing service providers face a pressing optimization problem: How to maximize the valuation of the covered interested regions... Read more on IEEE Xplore

This paper presents a queueing analytical framework for the performance evaluation of the secondary user (SU) packet transmission with service differentiation in a point-to-multipoint underlay cognitive radio network. The transmit power of the SU transmitter is subject to the joint outage constraint imposed by the primary user receivers (PU-Rxs) and the SU maximum transmit power limit. The... Read more on IEEE Xplore

In this paper, the design of priority-aware truthful mechanisms for multi-class delay-sensitive medical packet transmissions in electronic health (e-health) networks is studied. Unlike most of existing works, we focus on beyond wireless body area network (beyond-WBAN) communications, and consider the absolutely prioritized transmission scheduling as the realization of medical-grade quality of... Read more on IEEE Xplore

Recent advances in robotics and low-power embedded systems made three-dimensional (3D) mobile wireless sensor networks (MSNs) an effective solution for monitoring a field of interest (FoI). From a cost perspective, it is often important to ensure the desired coverage ratio for the FoI within a maximum allowable response (MAR) time, by using a minimum number of sensors in MSNs. The literature on... Read more on IEEE Xplore

Wireless charging technology is considered as a promising solution to address the energy limitation problem for wireless sensor networks (WSNs). In scenarios where the deployed chargers are static, we generally require a number of chargers to work simultaneously. However, due to the radio interference among different wireless chargers, scheduling these chargers is generally necessary. This... Read more on IEEE Xplore