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Centre for Broadband Networks Research Projects

University of Cape Town -Center of  Excellence  key areas of research:

CRG (2013-2015)

  1. Network Resource Management Framework with End-to-End QoS Control in a shared EPS Mobile Network
  2. Network – Based Flow Mobility Support in the Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  3. Distributed Mobility Management in Next Generation Networks
  4. Enhanced Packet Data Network Gateway (PGW) Relocation Procedures in a Distributed Evolved Packet Core (EPC) Environment
  5. Dynamic Service Orchestration in the IP Multimedia Subsystem
  6. Efficient Cooperative Techniques for Resource Allocation in Cognitive Radio Networks
  7. Development of Robust Secondary Spectrum Access Protocol for Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks
  8. An Intelligent Cognitive MAC for Undetermined Primary User Activity Pattern
  9. Adaptive Spectrum Handoff Strategies for Cognitive Radio Networks in Heterogeneous Networks
  10. Internet Protocol Traffic Scheduling for Multi-homed terminals in Het Nets
  11. PMIPv6 Multi –homing support and service continuity in the Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  12. RAT Selection Algorithms for Multiple Calls in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
  13. Congestion Control in Multi-Service Heterogeneous Wireless Networks using Dynamic Pricing
  14. Joint Radio Resource Management for the Next Generation Wireless Networks
  15. Predictive Algorithms for Efficient Radio Resource Allocation in Next Generation Wireless Networks
  16. Experimental testbeds to explore challenges related to large scale hardware, software, security and distributed systems tests.

CRG (2016-2018)

  1. SDN, NFV and Cloud - Enablers for Mobile Network Architectures
  2. Efficient Radio Resource Management in Next Generation Networks & Cognitive Networks
  3. Future Internet Research and Experimentation – IoT/M2M
  4. Smart Cities

T4D (2013-2015)

  1. Network Design for Interoperability and Information Access
  2. Improving Multilingual Information Retrieval by Exploiting Multilingual Context
  3. Interfaces for Cultural Heritage Archives
  4. Multimedia over Mobile Devices
  5. Communication Access for Deaf people in South Africa
  6. Smart Wireless Sensor Networking
  7. Smart Wireless Mesh Networks
  8. Electronic Healthcare System

T4D (2016-2018)

  1. Community Centered Communication, Education and Content Creation
  2. Dynamic Spectrum Access for developing regions
  3. Low-resource Education Technology
  4. ICT for socio-economic development

For more details on these research projects  see the links  below:

CRG Projects

T4D   Projects