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WhiteRate: A Context-Aware Approachto Wireless Rate Adaptation
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
By Veljko Pejovic,Elizabeth M. Belding
Issue Date:April 2014
pp. 921-934
The increased demand for wireless connectivity emphasizes the necessity of efficient wireless communication as resources such as the available spectrum and energy reserves become limiting factors for network proliferation. Recent advancements in software-d...
Smartphones for Large-Scale Behavior Change Interventions
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Neal Lathia,Veljko Pejovic,Kiran K. Rachuri,Cecilia Mascolo,Mirco Musolesi,Peter J. Rentfrow
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 66-73
Equipped with cutting-edge sensing technology and high-end processors, smartphones can unobtrusively sense human behavior and deliver feedback and behavioral therapy. The authors discuss two applications for behavioral monitoring and change and present UBh...
VillageCell: cost effective cellular connectivity in rural areas
Found in: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD '12)
By Abhinav Anand, Elizabeth M. Belding, Veljko Pejovic, David L. Johnson
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 180-189
Mobile telephony brings clear economic and social benefits to its users. As handsets have become more affordable, ownership has reached staggering numbers, even in the most remote areas of the world. However, network coverage is often lacking in low popula...
Traffic characterization and internet usage in rural Africa
Found in: Proceedings of the 20th international conference companion on World wide web (WWW '11)
By David L. Johnson, Elizabeth M. Belding, Gertjan van Stam, Veljko Pejovic
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 493-502
While Internet connectivity has reached a significant part of the world's population, those living in rural areas of the developing world are still largely disconnected. Recent efforts have provided Internet connectivity to a growing number of remote locat...
Exploiting locality of interest in online social networks
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th International COnference (Co-NEXT '10)
By Ben Y. Zhao, Kevin C. Almeroth, Lara Deek, Mike P. Wittie, Veljko Pejovic
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 1-12
Online Social Networks (OSN) are fun, popular, and socially significant. An integral part of their success is the immense size of their global user base. To provide a consistent service to all users, Facebook, the world's largest OSN, is heavily dependent ...
Energy-efficient communication in next generation rural-area wireless networks
Found in: Proceedings of the 2010 ACM workshop on Cognitive radio networks (CoRoNet '10)
By Elizabeth M. Belding, Veljko Pejovic
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 19-24
White space frequencies are highly attractive for long-distance communication due to greater signal propagation. The lack of standards and licensing issues with increased flexibility provided by the cognitive radio allow for sophisticated customized soluti...