Publications

Journals and book chapters

  1. V. Kolar, S. Razak, P. Mahonen and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Link Quality Analysis and Measurement in Wireless Mesh Networks, Accepted at Elsevier Ad hoc Networks, 2011.
  2. V. Kolar, K. Bharath, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and J. Riihijarvi, The Effect of Contention in CSMA Networks: Model and Fairness Protocol, Accepted at Elsevier Performance Evaluation.
  3. S. Razak, V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Modeling and Analysis of Two-Flow Interactions in Wireless Networks, Ad Hoc Networks, Elsevier, Volume 8, Issue 6, Aug 2010. [paper]
  4. V. Kolar, S.Tilak and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Congestion Control in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, Handbook of Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, Springer, March 2009.
  5. V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, The Effect of Interference and Link Quality on Routing in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks, Handbook on Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Ad hoc and Sensor Networks, Wiley, Nov 2008.
  6. V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Globally Aware Routing in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks: A Formulation and Analysis, Journal of Interconnection Networks (JOIN), Vol. 9, No. 3, Sep 2008.

Conferences and workshops

  1. V. Munishwar, V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Coverage in Visual Sensor Networks with Pan-Tilt-Zoom Cameras: the MaxFoV Problem, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2014.
  2. M. Srivatsa, R. Ganti, J. Wang, and V. Kolar, Map Matching: Facts and Myths, 21st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems Geographical Information Systems (GIS), 2013 (Short paper).
  3. V. Gabale, U. C. Devi, R. Kokku, V. Kolar, M. Madhavan, S. Kalyanaraman, Async: De-congestion and Yield Management in Cellular Data Networks, IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2013. (Regular Paper + Demo)
  4. V. Kolar, V. Munishwar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Anomalies in Optimal Rate-control and Scheduling Protocols for Cognitive Radio Networks, 3rd International Workshop on Cognitive Radio and Advanced Spectrum Management (Cogart 2010), Rome, Nov, 2010 (invited paper). [paper] [slides]
  5. V. Kolar, S. Razak and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Interaction Engineering: Taming of the CSMA, ACM-IEEE International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM) 2010. [paper] [slides]
  6. S. Razak, V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, A MAC Interaction Aware Routing Metric in Wireless Networks, ACM-IEEE International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM) 2010 (short paper). [paper] [slides]
  7. V. Kolar, S. Razak, P. Mahonen and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Measurement and Analysis of Link Quality in Wireless Networks: An Application Perspective, International Workshop on Carrier-Grade Wireless Mesh Networks (CARMEN), in conjuction with IEEE INFOCOM 2010, San Diego, March 2010. [paper] [slides] [A more extensive technical report]
  8. V. Kolar, S. Razak, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, P. Mahonen and K. Harras, Interference across Multi-hop Wireless Chains, IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob) 2009. [paper] [slides]
  9. V. Kolar, K. Bharath, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and J. Riihijarvi, Contention in Multi-hop Wireless Networks: Model and Fairness Analysis, ACM-IEEE International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM) 2009. [paper] [slides]
  10. S. Razak, V. Kolar, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and K. Harras, How do Wireless Chains Behave? The Impact of MAC Interactions, ACM-IEEE International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM) 2009. [paper] [slides]
  11. J. Riihijarvi, P. Mahonen, M. Petrova and V. Kolar, Enhancing Cognitive Radios with Spatial Statistics: From Radio Environment Maps to Topology Engine, Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CrownCom) 2009. [paper]
  12. M. Ahmed, V. Kolar, M. Petrova, P. Mahonen and S. Hailes, Component based architecture for Cognitive Radio Resource Manager, Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CrownCom) 2009. [paper]
  13. V. Kolar, P.Mahonen, M.Petrova, M. Sooriyabandara, J. Riihijarvi and T.Farnham A Case for Generic Interfaces in Cognitive Radio Networks, ICT-Mobile Summit, Santander, Spain, June 2009. [paper] [slides]
  14. V. Kolar, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and P. Mahonen, Decomposition for Low-complexity Near-Optimal Routing in Multi-hop Wireless Networks, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2009. [paper]
  15. S. Razak, V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Modeling of Two-Flow Interactions Under SINR Model in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks, IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) 2008. [paper]
  16. V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Scheduling Aware Network Flow Models for Multi-hop Wireless Networks, IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM) 2008. [paper]
  17. S. Razak, V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Modeling and Analysis of Two-Flow Interactions in Wireless Networks, IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS) 2007. [paper] [A more extensive technical report]
  18. V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Towards Interference-Aware Routing for Real-time Traffic in Multi-hop Wireless Networks, IEEE Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications 2007, (invited paper). [paper]
  19. V. Kolar and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, A Multi-Commodity Flow Approach to Globally Aware Routing in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks, IEEE Pervasive Computing and Communications, 2006 (PerCom'06), (acceptance rate: 8%). [paper]
  20. V. Kolar, P. Rogers and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Route Compaction for Directional Route Discovery in MANETs, IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob 2005). [paper]
  21. S. Tilak, V. Kolar, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and K. D. Kang, Dynamic Localization Control for Mobile Sensor Networks, IEEE International Workshop on Strategies for Energy Efficiency in Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (IEEE IWSEEASN'05). [paper] [A more extensive technical report]
  22. V. Kolar, S. Tilak and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Avoiding Head of Line Blocking in Directional Antennas, Proc. 29th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2004). [paper] [slides]

Demonstrations

  1. V. Kolar, S. Ranu, A. P. Subramainan, Y. Shrinivasan, A. Telang, R. Kokku, S. Raghavan, People In Motion: Spatio-temporal Analytics on Call Detail Records, Demo at 6th International Conference on Communications and Networks (COMSNETS), 2014.
  2. V. Gabale, U. C. Devi, R. Kokku, V. Kolar, M. Madhavan, S. Kalyanaraman, Async: De-congestion and Yield Management in Cellular Data Networks, Demonstration at IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2013.
  3. J. Nasreddine, et al., Cognitive Radio for Home Networking, Demonstration at IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN), April 2010. [paper]
  4. A. Greco, V. Kolar, T. Milcher, P. Mahonen and M. Petrova, Capacity Estimation and Adaptation in Cognitive Radio Networks: Software Defined Radios in Action, Demonstration at ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (Mobicom) 2009
  5. A. Greco, T. Milcher, V. Kolar, M. Petrova, P. Mahonen, CSMA Interaction Detection and Capacity Estimation in Cognitive Radio Networks, Demonstration at ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc) 2009. [paper]

Tutorials

  1. S. Ranu, A. Telang, V. Kolar, Trajectory Analytics: Indexing, Mining, and Applications to Network Optimization, International Conference on Management of Data (COMAD), 2014, (Tutorial).

Technical Reports, Theses and Dissertations

  1. V. Kolar (Advisor: Prof. Nael Abu-Ghazaleh), Routing and Traffic-Engineering in Multi-hop Wireless Networks: An optimization based approach, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, State University of New York at Binghamton, Dec 2007. [report] [slides]
  2. V. Kolar (Advisor: Prof. Nael Abu-Ghazaleh), Challenges in Directional Antennas, M.S. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, State University of New York at Binghamton, Aug 2004. [report] [slides]

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