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Computer Communication Networks

  • Unified services digital wireless personal communication networks.
  • Multiple access communication networks.
  • Local and Metropolitan Area Broadband networks.
  • Data transmission over Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) networks.
  • Centralized and distributed systems for multimedia information broadcasting over communication networks.
  • Scheduling for multimedia servers.
  • Scheduling for Data Broadcasting over IP and Wireless Networks.
  • High-Speed Network Processors.
  • Low-power encryption and authentication devices for networking environments.
  • Development of wireless network protocols capable to support the transmission of time sensitive information.
  • Design, modeling and simulation of large scale networks.
  • Study, performance evaluation and operational improvement of centralized and distributed systems for the distribution of multimedia content over communication networks.
  • Development of scheduling methods for multimedia servers supporting heterogeneous requests and guaranteed quality of service (QoS).
  • Study and implementation of communication networks for:
    • Transmission of data, image, speech, and video (Multimedia) in IP networks, wireless networks, high speed networks and satellite links.
    • Internet Communications.
    • Video-on-demand services over IP networks.
    • Information distribution for applications in the areas of Telemedicine, Tele-Control, Telemetry, Tele-work, etc.
    • Mobile Multimedia communications over third and fourth generation wireless networks.

Natural Language Processing

  • Speech processing and recognition, Natural Language understanding.
  • Speech Coding.
  • Speech Synthesis.
  • Acoustic and Language Modeling.
  • Robust speech recognition and adaptation.
  • Telephone and Internet Applications of speech recognition, natural language understanding.
  • Machine Translation.
  • Multimodal Interfaces.
  • Development of a continuous speech, large vocabulary, speaker independent speech recognition system.
  • Services for automated transcription of audio and video signals.
  • Development of algorithms for speech coding and recognition over mobile networks.
  • Routing of telephone calls.
  • Automated transactions over the telephone.
  • Automatic dictation.
  • Automation of directory Services.
  • Voice portals.
  • Machine translation services.

Digital Communications

  • Convex optimization and applications in optimal cross-layer resource allocation at the physical and admission control layers.
  • Cooperative and opportunistic communications.
  • Information theory and applications in wireless communications.
  • CDMA code design.
  • Software-Defined Radio (SDR).
  • Development of coding algorithms for high speed mobile networks.
  • Design, modeling and simulation of wireless links.
  • Study, evaluation and operational improvement of mobile communication receivers.
  • Signal detection in cooperative and non-cooperative multiple-user systems.
  • Source /call localization estimation in wireless communication networks.
  • Study and implementation of:
    • Radio and Satellite Communications.
    • Third Generation Mobile Communications and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks.
    • New Services over third generation, wireless communication networks (UMTS).
  • FPGA-based devices for Ultra-WideBand (UWB) baseband processing.
  • Low-Power Low-Cost Ethernet Switch.
  • High-end Multi-tuple Classification Devices.
  • Low-cost Bluetooth Access Points (BTAP).

Signal Processing for Telecommunications

  • Sensor array processing and beamforming for multi-antenna reception and transmission.
  • Perturbation theory and applications in performance analysis of communication systems.
  • Computational geometry and applications in CDMA.
  • Space-time processing.
  • Multi-linear algebra, multi-way analysis and applications in blind signal and parameter estimation.
  • Source separation and localization of multiple radio signals.

Space-time data analysis and modeling

  • Development of sparse geostatistical models
  • Local, scalable models for big geoscientific data
  • Statistical analysis of patterns in space-time data
  • Applications of statistical physics in spatial data analysis
  • Applications of machine learning to environmental data
  • Statistical applications of stochastic differential equations
  • Conditional simulations and risk assessment
  • Analysis of neuroscience data

Applications in Biomedical Systems

  •  Health telematics.
  • Processing and analysis of Biomedical signals and images
  • Classification of biomedical markers
  • Knowledge organization through ontologies
  • GRID computing
  • Genomic analysis
  • Survival analyis
  • Parallel Architectures for Biological Applications
  • Intregrated Devices for the Control of MicroArrays

Applications in Camera Systems

  •  Real-time video acquisition, analysis and communication
  • Panoramic image generation
  • Use of DSPs for parallel processing

Applications in Design of Integrated Circuits (IC) and Systems