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Mobility-Aware Caching at the Wireless Edge
Date: 2016/8/1             Browse: 852

Mobility-Aware Caching at the Wireless Edge

Speaker: Jun Zhang

Time: Aug 1, 10:30am - 11:30am.

Location: Room 410, Teaching Building


We are witnessing a paradigm shift in wireless networking, which is from “connection-centric” communications to “content-centric” communications. Caching popular content at the wireless edge has been proposed as an effective approach to catch this trend. In contrast to wired networks, a unique characteristic of wireless caching is the mobility of end users. While it has rarely been considered by existing works, user mobility contains various helpful side information that can be exploited to improve the caching efficiency. In this talk, a general framework on mobility-aware caching will be firstly presented. A detailed example on caching placement at mobile devices will then be provided to illustrate the proposed design methodology.


Dr. Jun Zhang is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009. Dr. Zhang co-authored the book Fundamentals of LTE (Prentice-Hall, 2010). He has received 4 best paper awards, including the 2016 Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications, the 2014 Best Paper Award for the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, the IEEE ICC 2016 Best Paper Award, and the IEEE PIMRC 2014 Best Paper Award. He is an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and served as a MAC track co-chair for IEEE WCNC 2011. He is a Senior Member of IEEE. His research interests include wireless communications and networking, green communications and computing, and signal processing.

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