Big Data Inspires the Future

- Introduction

Big data is an all-encompassing term for any collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand data management tools or traditional data processing applications.

- Research Activities

In March 2012, The White House announced a national "Big Data Initiative" that consisted of six Federal departments and agencies committing more than $200 million to big data research projects.

5G and Future Communications

- Mobile Opportunistic Networks
Topics including Mobile Data Offoading, Storage Mangement, and Delay Tolerant Networks Protocols.
- Vehicular Networks
Topics including Network Properties in terms of Capacity, Connectivity, Coverage, and Vehicular Protocol Design and System Prototype.

SDN and Future Internet

- Research Topics include
  • Forwarding Hardware Re-design for Fast and Programmable Match-Action
  • Software-Defined Middlebox System for Data Center Networkin (DCN)
  • SDN Programming Language Design
  • North API design for Applications to Customize/Control the Networks.
- SDN in Terms of Future Interent, DCN, Mobile Cellular Networks, etc.