Research Interests

Wireless Networks

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

Patents

P 05 Antony Franklin, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, Prashant Sharma, Thomas Valerrian Pasca Santhappan, "Method for Scheduling Data by Network Node Aggregated With LTE and Wi-Fi Protocol Stacks", US Patent Application No:20180035445, 2018. Patent Pending.
P 04 Antony Franklin, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, Prashant Sharma and Thomas Valerrian Pasca Santhappan, "Method and System for LTE WLAN Integration at RLC Layer (LWIR) with Integrated LTE Wi-Fi Scheduler" Application Number: 201641025740 (Indian Patent Office).
P 03 Sreekanth Dama, Sathya Vanlin, Thomas Valerrian Pasca Santhappan, Kiran Kuchi, and Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, "A Novel RACH Mechanism for Dense Cellular-IoT Deployments", Indian patent, Application No: 5712/CHE/2015, (Provisional Filling:06.11.2015), Patent Pending
P 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.
P 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:20160242175, [Patent Granted].

Journal Publications

J 05 Mukesh Kumar Giluka, Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Nitish Rajoria, and Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, "On Efficient Scheduling of H2H Traffic and Reducing Signaling Overhead due to Uplink Small Data M2M Traffic in LTE-A Networks, " Springer Wireless Personal Communications, Jul 2018.
J 04 Mukesh Kumar Giluka, Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Tathagat Priyadarshi, and Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, "Enhanced Class Based Dynamic Priority Scheduling to Support Uplink IoT Traffic in LTE-A Networks, " Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol. 107, pp. 93-112, 2018.
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", in Proc. of 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", in Proc. of 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", in Proc. of IEEE ANTS, December 2017, India. [2nd Best Paper Award]
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", in Proc. of 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 Akhilesh, 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 Telecommunications 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, Workshop on International Workshop on Mobile Edge Computing and IoT, 2016, 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,” in Proc. of International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP), April 2013, Chennai, India.

Workshop Publications

W01 Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Nabhasmita Sen, Venkatarami Reddy, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin A, "A Framework for Integrating MPTCP over LWA - A Testbed Evaluation", accepted for presentation in WiNTECH ACM Mobicom Workshop, November 2018, New Delhi, India.

Demos

D 02 Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Himank Gupta, Sumanta Patro, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, Antony Franklin, "LTE - Wi-Fi Radio Level Integration at RLC Layer: A Demo of LWIR", in Proc. of International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS) Jan 2018, Bangalore, India. [Best Academic Demo]
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 International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS), Jan 2017, Bangalore, India.

White Paper

W  01 Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, Nabhasmita Sen, Venkatarami Reddy, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin A, "A Framework for Integrating MPTCP over LWA - A Testbed Evaluation", accepted for presentation in WiNTECH ACM Mobicom Workshop, November 2018, New Delhi, India.

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.