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Community networking references

Some papers from our group or other sources in the area of community networks:

2020

Network economics and cost compensation [1] (2020),

2019

The guifi.net community network [2], The use of a blockchain accounting system to compensate contribution and consumption of connectivity and the maintenance of a network infrastructure [3][4], use of Internet gateways [5][6], a decentralized monitoring system for edge clouds [7] and socially aware [8], service placement in community network clouds [9], information centric (content addressable) [10], quality prediction [11], scalable growth [12].

2018

Aims in the 5G model with community networks as a reference [13], the Cloudy community cloud software stack [14], governance of edge microclouds [1], a survey about the sustainability ofo community networks [15], community currencies [16], coordinated detection of forwarding faults [17], IoT service deployment in community microclouds [18], individually entrusted routing security for wireless mesh networks [19], graph processing for service placement [20], information centric (content addressable) [21], service placement [22], commons models [23], use of Internet gateways [24].

2017

Microclouds and Cloudy [25], Internet gateways and connectivity sharing[26][27][28][29][30], sustainability [31], cooperation in mesh networks [32], edge clouds with home servers [33][34][35], cooperative fault detection [36], service placement [37], service deployment [38], service monitoring [39], service provision [40], participation and the commons [41], community clouds [42][43].

2016

Summary of the experimental research in the CONFINE project [44], service placement in community clouds [39][45][46][44], community clouds [47], economic sustainability of guifi.net [48][49], internet exchange for community networks [50], multi-topology routing [51].

2015

Cloud services in community networks [52][53][54][55], Cloudy [56], mesh routing evaluation [57], evaluation of BMX6 [58], guifi.net commons [59][60], incentives in community clouds [61], detection of forwarding faults [62][63], low power devices [64], distributed storage in community clouds [65], service discovery [66], service selection [67], sustainability of community clouds [68][69], technological overview of guifi.net [70], time series to predict quality of wireless community networks [71][72].

Other publications

A recent paper with a summary of the experimental research in the CONFINE project: Advances in Wireless Community Networks with the Community-Lab Testbed

Recent papers (2015) from two special issues of the Computer Networks Journal, one special issue about community networks and another about crowdsourcing

guifi.net, a crowdsourced network infrastructure held in common,
guifi.net, una infraestructura de xarxa procomú gestionada de forma col·lectiva (CA)
guifi.net, una infraestructura de red procomun gestionada de forma colectiva (ES)
Roger Baig, Ramon Roca, Felix Freitag, Leandro Navarro

Editorial Board Community networks *
Bart Braem, Felix Freitag, Roger Baig Viñas

Sharing low-cost wireless infrastructures with telecommunications operators to bring 3G services to rural communities *
Javier Simo-Reigadas, Esteban Municio, Eduardo Morgado, Eva M. Castro, Andres Martinez, Luis F. Solorzano, Ignacio Prieto-Egido

A technological overview of the guifi.net community network
Davide Vega, Roger Baig, Llorenç Cerdà-Alabern, Esunly Medina, Roc Meseguer, Leandro Navarro

nodewatcher: A substrate for growing your own community network
Jernej Kos, Mitar Milutinović, Luka Čehovin

Enhancing reflection and self-determination in a real-life community mesh network *
Roger Pueyo Centelles, Victor Oncins, Axel Neumann

Evaluation of mesh routing protocols for wireless community networks (related materials)
Axel Neumann, Ester López, Leandro Navarro

OLSRv2 for Community Networks: Using Directional Airtime Metric with external radios
Christoph Barz, Christoph Fuchs, Jonathan Kirchhoff, Julia Niewiejska, Henning Rogge

Time series analysis to predict link quality of wireless community networks
Pere Millan, Carlos Molina, Esunly Medina, Davide Vega, Roc Meseguer, Bart Braem, Chris Blondia

Software-defined wireless mesh networks for internet access sharing
Ahmed Abujoda, David Dietrich, Panagiotis Papadimitriou, Arjuna Sathiaseelan

Cloud services in the Guifi.net community network
Mennan Selimi, Amin M. Khan, Emmanouil Dimogerontakis, Felix Freitag, Roger Pueyo Centelles

Improving P2P streaming in Wireless Community Networks
Luca Baldesi, Leonardo Maccari, Renato Lo Cigno

Topology patterns of a community network: Guifi.net
Davide Vega, Llorenc Cerda-Alabern, Leandro Navarro, Roc Meseguer

*: restricted access from publisher, Open access otherwise.


References

  1. F. Freitag, On the Collaborative Governance of Decentralized Edge Microclouds with Blockchain-Based Distributed Ledgers, in 1st International Workshop on Blockchain Technology for Multi-Agent Systems (BCT4MAS), in 2018 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI), 2018.
  2. R. Baig Viñas, Development and management of collective network and cloud computing infrastructures, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019.
  3. A. Rao Kabbinale, Dimogerontakis, E., Selimi, M., Ali, A., Navarro, L., Sathiaseelan, A., and Crowcroft, J., Blockchain for economically sustainable wireless mesh networks, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2019.
  4. E. Dimogerontakis, Navarro, L., Selimi, M., Mosquera, S., and Freitag, F., MeshDapp - Blockchain-enabled Sustainable Business Models for Networks, in 16th International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems & Services, Leeds, 2019.
  5. K. Batbayar, Meseguer, R., Dimogerontakis, E., Navarro, L., and Sadre, R., Collaborative informed gateway selection in large-scale and heterogeneous networks, in IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM), Washington, DC, USA, 2019.
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  7. R. Pueyo Centelles, Selimi, M., Freitag, F., and Navarro, L., DIMON: Distributed Monitoring System for Decentralized Edge Clouds in Guifi.net, in 2019 IEEE 12th Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA), 2019.
  8. N. Apolónia, Freitag, F., Navarro, L., and Girdzijauskas, S., Socially aware microcloud service overlay optimization in community networks, Software: Practice and Experience, pp. 1-13, 2019.
  9. M. Selimi, Cerdà-Alabern, L., Freitag, F., Veiga, L., Sathiaseelan, A., and Crowcroft, J., A lightweight service placement approach for community network micro-clouds, Journal of Grid Computing, vol. 17, pp. 169–189, 2019.
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  12. L. Maccari, Gemmi, G., Cigno, R. Lo, Karaliopoulos, M., and Navarro, L., Towards scalable Community Networks topologies, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 94, p. 101949, 2019.
  13. L. Maccari, Karaliopoulos, M., Koutsopoulos, I., Navarro, L., Freitag, F., and LoCigno, R., 5G and the Internet of EveryOne: Motivation, Enablers, and Research Agenda, in European Conference on Networks and Communications, Croatia, 2018.
  14. R. Baig, Freitag, F., and Navarro, L., Cloudy in guifi.net: Establishing and sustaining a community cloud as open commons, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2018.
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  17. E. López and Navarro, L., Coordinated detection of forwarding faults in Wireless Community Networks, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, p. -, 2018.
  18. A. M. Khan, Freitag, F., Vlassov, V., and Ha, P. H., Demo abstract: Towards IoT service deployments on edge community network microclouds, in IEEE INFOCOM 2018 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), 2018.
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