Area of Research Interest

Wireless Networks

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) / LTE Advanced
  • Cellular - IoT
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) for LTE
  • Cloud RAN (C-RAN)
  • Network Optimization
  • Convergence of LTE and Wi-Fi

Patents

PA 03 Antony Franklin, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, Prashant Sharma and Thomas Valerrian Pasca, "Method and System for LTE WLAN Integration at RLC Layer (LWIR) with Integrated LTE Wi-Fi Scheduler" Application Number: 201641025740 (Indian Patent Office).
PA  02 Thomas Valerrian Pasca Santhappan, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "Traffic steering in aggregated LTE-Wi-Fi Networks", India Patent No: 4705/CHE/2015, (Provisional Filing: 04.09.2015). Patent Pending.
PA 01 Sreekanth Dama, Thomas Valerrian Pasca Santhappan, Abhinav Kumar, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, Kiran Kuchi "Method for accessing a channel in wireless communication network", US Patent No: 689/CHE/2015, Patent Pending.

Journal Publications

J 03 Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Sumanta Patro, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "Network Coordination Function for Uplink Traffic Steering in Tightly Coupled LTE Wi-Fi Networks", Elsevier Computer Networks, vol. 127, pp. 296-316, 2017.
J 02 Sreekanth Dama, Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Vanlin Sathya and Kiran Kuchi, "A Feasible Cellular Internet of Things: Enabling Edge Computing and the IoT in Dense Futuristic Cellular Networks," in IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 66-72, Jan. 2017.
J 01 Anil Kumar Rangisetti, Thomas Valerrian Pasca S. and Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, "QoS Aware load balance in software defined LTE networks", Elsevier Computer Communications, vol. 97, pp. 52-71, 2017.

Conference Publications

C 12 Sumanta Patro, Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "INCARNATE: An Interference Aware Spatial Scheme for Tightly Coupled LTE-Wi-Fi Networks", accepted for presentation in COMSNETS, January 2018, India.
C 11 Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Adharsh Srivats Rangarajan, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "Optimal Placement of Colocated and Non-Colocated LWA Nodes in Dense Deployments", accepted for presentation in IEEE ANTS, December 2017, India.
C 10 Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Sumanta Patro, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "A Real-Time Performance Evaluation of Tightly Coupled LTE Wi-Fi Radio Access", accepted for presentation in IEEE ANTS, December 2017, India.
C 09 Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "VISIBLE: Virtual Congestion Control with Boost ACKs for Packet Level Steering in LWIP Networks", accepted for presentation in IEEE GLOBECOM, December 2017, Singapore.
C 08 Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Himank Gupta, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "PRECISE: Power Aware Dynamic Traffic Steering in Tightly Coupled LTE Wi-Fi Networks", in Proc. of IEEE PIMRC, October 2017, Montreal, QC, Canada.
C 07 Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Siva sairam prasad Kodali, Kotaro Kataoka, "AMPS: Application Aware Multipath Flow Routing Using Machine Learning in SDN" in Proc. of NCC, March 2017, Chennai, India.
C 06 Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Amogh PC, Debashisha Mishra, Nagamani Dheeravath, Anil kumar Rangisetti, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, Antony Franklin A, "Architectural Challenges and Solutions for Collocated LWIP - A Network Layer Perspective" in Proc. of NCC, March 2017, Chennai, India.
C 05 Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Badrinaaraayanan Akilesh, Arjun V Anand and Bheemarjuna Reddy,  "A NS-3 Module for LTE UE energy Consumption" in Proc. of IEEE International .Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommuncations Systems (ANTS), November 2016, Bangalore, India
C 04 Prasanth Sharma, Ajay Brahmakshatriya, Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Bheemarjuna Reddy and Antony Franklin, "LWIR: LTE-WLAN Integration at RLC Layer with Virtual WLAN Scheduler for Efficient Aggregation" in Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM, December 2016, Washington, DC USA.
C 03 Sreekanth Dama, Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Vanlin Sathya, Kiran Kuchi, "A Novel RACH Mechanism for Dense Cellular-IoT Deployments" in Proc. of IEEE WCNC 2016 Workshop on International Workshop on Mobile Edge Computing and IoT, Doha, Qatar.
C 02 Prasanth Sharma, Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Naveen Kamath and Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma,"Velocity Based Dynamic Flow Mobility in Converged LTE/Wi-Fi Networks " in Proc. of NCC, March 2016, IIT Guwahati, India.
C 01 Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Srividya, and K. Premkumar, “Energy Efficient Sleep/Wake Scheduling of Stations in Wireless Networks,” International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP), Chennai, India, April 2013.

Demos

D  01 Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Sumanta Patro, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma and Antony Franklin,"Tightly Coupled LTE Wi-Fi Radio Access Networks: A Demo of LWIP",in Proc. of IEEE COMSNETS, Jan 2017, Bangalore, India.

White Paper

W  01 Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Sumanta Patro, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "Tight coupling of LTE WiFi Radio Access Networks – A Testbed Evaluation", http://www.openairinterface.org/?page_id=1885, 2016

Preprints

P  01 Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Siva Sairam Prasad and Kotaro Kataoka,"AMPF:Application-aware Multipath Packet Forwarding using Machine Learning and SDN",http://arxiv.org/abs/1606.05743, CoRR,Jul 2016.