IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing
18-21 June 2017 – Campinas, Brazil


TUTORIAL 1: Introduction to Optical Space Division Multiplexing

Darli Mello, University of Campinas, Brazil

Darli Mello studied Electrical Engineering at the RWTH–Aachen, Germany, and at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, where he graduated in 2000. In 2002 he received the M. Sc. degree from the Institute for Communications Engineering (LNT) at the Munich University of Technology (TUM), Germany. During his master studies he carried out both experimental and theoretical work at the Siemens research labs in Munich. In 2006 he received the Ph.D. degree from UNICAMP after research stays at the TUM and at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). After his Ph.D. studies he spent one year with Padtec Optical Components and Systems as a senior technology engineer. From August 2008 to March 2014 he was with the Electrical Engineering Department (ENE) of the University of Brasilia (UnB) as Assistant Professor. He is now an Assistant Professor at the Communications Department (DECOM) of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (FEEC), University of Campinas (Unicamp). His main reseach interests are optical transmission and networking. Darli Mello was TPC member of several conferences, including OFC, ACP, ICC and Globecom. He was the TPC co-chair of SBrT 2011, and of the Optical Communications Subcommittee of LAOP 2016.

Summary: This tutorial presents the main motivations to the implementation of space disivion multiplexing (SDM) in optical networks, and the various ways to implement it. The basic characteristics of SDM based on few-mode fibers and multi-core fibers are presented. Different switching architectures are discussed, from the wavelength switching of spatial superchannels to full-spectrum spatial switching. Finally, we address the implications of SDM in future submarine networks.

TUTORIAL 2: Big Data for Networking

Nelson L. S. da Fonseca, Institute of Computing, UNICAMP

Nelson L. S. da Fonseca received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California in 1994. He is Full professor at the Institute of Computing, State University of Campinas, Brazil. He published 350+ papers and supervised 60+ graduate students.Nelson is an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer. He has lectured at the University of Trento and University of Pisa. He served as Keynote Speaker for several conferences such as IEEE Cloudnet, IEEE NOMS, ITC, IEEE Latincom. Nelson serves as IEEE ComSoc VP Publications and has served as VP Member Relations, Director of Conference Development, Director of Latin America and Director of on-line Services. He is the Past Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. He is a Senior Editor of IEEE IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials and IEEE Communications Magazine, an Editorial Board Member of Computer Networks, Peerto-Peer Networking and Applications. He was a recipient of the 2012 IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications, the Medal of the Chancellor of the University of Pisa, in 2007, and the Elsevier Computer Network Journal Editor of Year 2001 Award.

Summary: This tutorial aims at introducing the Big Data ecosystem and how the processing of Big Data can be employed for the management and operation of wired and wireless networks. Case studies will be discussed. Source of data in communication networks such as in the Internet of things and social networks will be presented. Processing of Big Data as well as Cloud and fog computing will be introduced. Moreover, the role of virtualization in the support of processing and communication of Big Data will be explained.

TUTORIAL 3: The new 5G radio interface and its impact on the core network

André Noll Barreto, University of Brasilia/Ektrum Technologies

André Noll Barreto has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dresden, Germany, in 2001, and MSc and Engineering degrees from the Catholic University (PUC) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a co-founder of Ektrum, a startup on IoT wireless technologies, and Professor at the University of Brasília. He has worked previously at Nokia Technology Institute, Claro and IBM Zurich Research Lab, in several roles as researcher and telecommunications engineer. He has experience with several wireless communications technologies, such as GSM, WCDMA, WiFi, WiMax, LTE, VLC and 5G, and his current interests are in the air interface of 5G and IoT technologies for industrial automation.

Summary: Initial 5G networks will probably be deployed in 2018, but 5G development will still take a few years, until all the demanding requirements of IMT-2020 are satisfied. 5G will be more than an evolution from current 4G systems, and it will require changes in many aspects, from the physical layer, including changes to the radio system architecture, to the core network. In this tutorial we will overview the vision for 5G networks, and the main techniques that might be used to achieve these goals, especially in the air interface. In particular we will see how some of these techniques represent new paradigms, that may have some serious impacts on the development and planning of the core network as well.

TUTORIAL 4: Internet of Things: a real world approach

Vinícius Garcia de Oliveira, CPqD

Vinícius Garcia de Oliveira is the technology leader of the National Study in IoT coordinated by Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES). In CPqD he coordinated several R&D projects related to computer networks. Graduated in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Telecommunications from Catholic University of Campinas (PUCCAMP), Master in Electrical Engineering from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), MBA in Marketing from University of São Paulo (USP).

Summary: This tutorial will cover the current stage of development of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its enabling technologies. The main challenges for the implementation of IoT will also be presented as well how these can be addressed in a way the “digital” becomes increasingly present in people’s lives. At the end it will be presented and demonstrated a project of a connected home appliance so that the concepts covered can be put into practice.