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CBRAIN#91: Reliable Wireless Sensor Networks and their Applications (Andreas Kercek/Lakeside Labs Gmbh,Austria)

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CBRAIN#91: Reliable Wireless Sensor Networks and their Applications (Andreas Kercek/Lakeside Labs Gmbh,Austria)
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Tue, 7. June 2016
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SpeakerAndreas Kercek

 

TitleReliable Wireless Sensor Networks and their Applications.

 

AbstractNetworks of sensors and actuators are pervading many aspects of life. Many different sensors like cameras, presence-, and ambience sensors collect data and send them to processing units performing data analysis and offering several services to users. Sensor connectivity can be realized by both wired and wireless links. The advantage of wired links is their reliability also in harsh environments but a lack of flexibility. Wireless sensor networks on the other hand are flexible but are often not very reliable in harsh environments. Current research efforts aim at methods to overcome the reliability issues and improve reliability of wireless connections. We will present approaches  incorporating principles of self-organization („cooperative relaying“) to improve reliability for wireless sensor networks and show first experimental results in e.g. industrial environments.

 

BioAfter his education at the Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics where he finished his PhD thesis in theoretical physics in 1998 he continued at the institute as a PostDoc for another two years including several stays in the US. From 2001 on he held several research positions in industry and research organizations including management positions up to CTO level. Andreas Kercek co-founded two high-tech startup companies. During his career he gained much experience in simulation and mathematical modeling of physical systems as well as application, management and operational implementation of funded projects (FP6, FP7, ENIAC JU, national, etc.). Since August 2013 he has worked as Senior Researcher/Research Manager for Lakeside Labs GmbH, where he is intensifying research around self-organizing systems.

 

Affiliation: Lakeside Labs Gmbh (non-university research center)

Lakeside B04b

9020 Klagenfurt

Austria

 


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Room U.10

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