CONET - the Cooperating Objects Network of Excellence
CONET, the Cooperating Objects Network of Excellence, is an EU-funded project that aims at fostering a European research community in the emerging domain of cooperating objects, i.e., wireless networks of embedded systems that perform a task in cooperation. CONET funds several research clusters, our group is active in the Resource Management and Adaptation cluster which addresses robust and reliable low-power wireless communication among static or mobile objects. In fact, communications in wireless sensor networks is challenged by external interference from transmitters operating in the same frequency range such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and by electromagnetic radiation produced by appliances such as microwave ovens.

Within CONET, we study the impact of RF interference on sensornet protocols, and we design novel solutions that mitigate interference and increase the robustness of wireless sensor networks communications. We further investigate new link quality estimation techniques for low-power radios. Finally, we are developing testbed and simulation tools to enable experimental study of protocols under interference.

Projektleiter/in an der OE
Kay Uwe Römer
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Inform.
Teilnehmer / Mitarbeiter
Carlo Alberto Boano
Assoc.Prof. Dott. Dott. mag. Dr.techn. MSc
  • European Commission - Europäische Kommission, EU
Externe Partner
  • Universität Duisburg-Essen
  • Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, ISEP
  • Technische Universiteit Delft
  • University College Cork, UCC
  • University College Dublin, UCD
  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
  • Universität zu Lübeck
  • Università di Pisa
  • Università degli Studi di Trento
  • Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna
  • The University of Dublin - Trinity College Dublin
  • Universidad Pablo de Olavide, UPO
  • University College London, Institute of Education, UCL
  • National University of Ireland
  • Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETH
  • University of Oxford
  • Technische Universität Dortmund, Hochschulverwaltung
  • Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza"
  • Universidade do Porto
  • Technische Universität Berlin
  • Tampereen teknillinen yliopisto
  • University of Cyprus
  • Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • CATEC - Centro Avanzado de Tecnologías Aeroespaciales
  • Fondazione Bruno Kessler
  • Fraunhofer-Institut für Intelligente Analyse- und Informationssysteme, IAIS
  • Elektronikas un datorzinātņu institūts, IECS
  • Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, IPB
  • Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana, SUPSI
  • AICIA - Asociación de Investigación y Cooperación Industrial de Andalucía
  • Networked Embedded Systems
Beginn: 31.12.2007
Ende: 31.12.2011

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