Network Research Laboratory
@ Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica

Congratulation to Yu-Te for passing his PhD defense

posted Jan 11, 2017, 6:49 PM by Ling-Jyh Chen   [ updated Jan 11, 2017, 6:49 PM ]

Our IIS-NRL member, Yu-Te Huang, has done a good job in his PhD study and delivered an excellent presentation in his final defense on 2017/1/10. Congratulation, Dr. Huang! 

The AirBox project is featured by Initium Media

posted Oct 19, 2016, 8:19 PM by Ling-Jyh Chen   [ updated Oct 19, 2016, 8:37 PM ]

Thank Initium Media for reporting our recent work on participatory PM2.5 monitoring system on 2016/10/20. The full report is available on https://theinitium.com/article/20161020-taiwan-Air-pollution/

Tainan city joined airbox project!

posted Sep 4, 2016, 8:15 PM by Rita Lai   [ updated Sep 5, 2016, 5:52 PM ]

Tainan city has joined airbox project in August, 2016. Thanks for Edimax Inc. donated 240 airbox in Tainan's schools, parks and public spaces to control air quality. People can check air pollution data from cellphone application. It will help improve air quality in South of Taiwan. Below are news links to this event:

New Taipei city is the new member of airbox project

posted Aug 30, 2016, 7:57 PM by Rita Lai   [ updated Sep 5, 2016, 5:51 PM ]

The government has made the official announcement in June, 2016 that New Taipei city is the new member of airbox project. The government appreciated that Edimax Inc. donated 298 boxes to New Taipei city. Every school in New Taipei city has the airbox to control air quality. Students can understand what PM2.5 is, how does it produce and how to protect our earth. Below are the news links of this event:

Welcome Kaohsiung to join the AirBox project

posted Aug 1, 2016, 6:52 PM by Ling-Jyh Chen   [ updated Aug 1, 2016, 6:52 PM ]

The Kaohsiung city government has made an official announcement about the deployment of the AirBox project. The AirBox manufacture, Edimax Inc., has made a donation of 242 boxes to the city government, and the boxes will be installed in the elementary and high schools in the city. Some boxes will be installed near the industry area and other heavy emission sources. IIS-NRL will continue to serve as a partner of this project and help analyze the data for on-demand response, system diagnosis, and assisting government policymaking. Below are some news links about this event:

IIS-NRL is going to present three demos in ACM MobiSys'16

posted Aug 1, 2016, 6:28 PM by Ling-Jyh Chen   [ updated Aug 1, 2016, 6:28 PM ]

Congratulation! IIS-NRL is going to present three demos of our recent research results in ACM MobiSys'16, which is going to be held in Singapore on 6/26-30, 2016. ACM MobiSys is the most prestigious venue for researches in the area of mobile systems, applications, and services. The title of our accepted demos are:
  • LASS: A Location-Aware Sensing System for Participatory PM2.5 Monitoring.
    by Ling-Jyh Chen, Wuulong Hsu, MingWei Cheng, and Hu-Cheng Lee
  • A SDR-Based Indoor Localization System for Mobile Devices. 
    by Roberto Carvalho, Hung-Yu Lee, Sachit Mahajan, and Ling-Jyh Chen
  • Magnetic Positioning Sphere: A Single-Source 3D Positioning System using Rotating Magnetic Fields.
    by Wei-Tung Chen and Ling-Jyh Chen

LoRa Donation from Taifatech Inc. received

posted Apr 10, 2016, 6:19 PM by Ling-Jyh Chen   [ updated Apr 10, 2016, 6:27 PM ]

We are grateful to Taifatech for their donation of LoRa gateways and modules to IIS-NRL. The donation will be used for research and system development, and we expect to produce more research results based on the donation in the near future.


JCNC special issue on Experimental Studies and Real-World Applications of Internet of Things

posted Apr 3, 2016, 6:32 AM by Ling-Jyh Chen   [ updated Apr 3, 2016, 6:32 AM ]

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jcnc/si/384989/cfp/

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
  • IoT and cloud computing
  • IoT data sensing, processing, and analysis
  • Privacy, security, and trust for IoT
  • Social network for IoT
  • Nanonetwork and IoT
  • Integration of sensor networks and Internet
  • Novel sensor network applications/architectures for future Internet
  • Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) and IoT
  • Integration of existing standards and protocols with IoT
  • Addressing/naming/programming models for IoT
  • Information/user centric networking for IoT
  • Smart home and smart city
  • Visible light communication (VLC) for IoT
  • 4/5G and next-generation WLAN/WPAN technologies for IoT
  • Energy transfer/harvesting/management in IoT
  • Opportunistic IoT
  • Sustainable and reliable design for IoT
  • Context awareness and mobility management in the IoT 
  • RFID system design and applications
  • Sensing and communication for smart wearable networks

Authors can submit their manuscripts via the Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/jcnc/riot/.

Manuscript DueFriday, 9 September 2016
First Round of ReviewsFriday, 2 December 2016
Publication DateFriday, 27 January 2017

Donation of LoRa modules from Gemtek received

posted Mar 24, 2016, 9:26 PM by Ling-Jyh Chen   [ updated Mar 24, 2016, 9:26 PM ]

We are grateful to Gemtek to their donation of LoRa base stations and modules to IIS-NRL. Gemtek is the system operator of the LoRa deployment in the Taipei city, and we are fortunate to be one of the very few teams having chance to experience LoRa before its official launch. The donation will be used for research and system development, and we expect to produce more research results based on the donation in the near future.


The AirBox project is officially launched

posted Mar 24, 2016, 9:21 PM by Ling-Jyh Chen   [ updated Apr 30, 2016, 8:58 PM ]

The AirBox project is a collaboration of IIS-NRL, RealTek, AsusCloud, and Taipei city government with an aim to collect PM2.5 measurement in the Taipei city at a finer spatio-temporal granularity. The project is launched by the city mayor in the 2016 Smart City Expo in Taipei, Taiwan, and it is covered by a number of leading media sources in Taiwan. Some examples are:



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