Anandarup Mukherjee

Anandarup Mukherjee
University of Cambridge | Cam · IfM

Doctor of Philosophy
Research Associate @ IfM, University of Cambridge, UK

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July 2020 - May 2021
University of Cambridge
Position
  • Research Associate
May 2012 - October 2014
University of Engineering and Management, Jaipur, India
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
June 2010 - May 2012
Institute of Engineering & Management
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  • MTech
Education
October 2014 - May 2020

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Publications (69)
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This work looks into the problem of a decentralized data offloading within an edge UAV swarm to mitigate the complexities of a single UAV continually generating and processing large application-specific data. The mobile edge UAVs considered here are multi-rotor types having constrained energy and processing power, which makes long-term handling of...
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We attribute the gain in popularity of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Platforms and Systems (UAS) to its ease of operation, versatility, and risk-free piloting. The primary UAV application domain has expanded from recreational and military flights to include scientific surveys and agriculture. The popularity of UAVs in scientific data gathering an...
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This work addresses the challenges of a decentralized and heterogeneous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) swarm deployment – some fitted with multimedia sensors, while others armed with scalar sensors – in resource-constrained and challenging environments, typically associated with farming. Subsequently, we also address the resulting problem of sensing...
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In this work, we put forth a philosophical treatise on a novel paradigm for intangible, on-demand, and power-free aerial communication relaying, for which we coin the term "phantom network." The proposed phantom network aims to temporarily bridge communication gaps between two or more out-of-range communicating devices or infrastructures using aeri...
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In this work, we propose an Energy-aware Collaborative Routing (ECoR) scheme for optimally handling task offloading between source and destination UAVs in a grid-locked UAV swarm. We divide the proposed scheme into two parts -- routing path discovery and routing path selection. The scheme selects the most optimal path between a source and destinati...
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In this work, we propose SemBox -- Semantic interoperability in a Box, to enable wireless on-the-go communication between heterogeneous wearable health monitoring devices. It can connect wirelessly to the health monitoring devices and receive their data packets. It uses a Mamdani-based fuzzy inference system with data pre-processing to classify the...
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IoT deployments that have limited memories lack sustained computation power and have limited connectivity to the Internet due to intermittent last-mile connectivity, particularly in rural and remote locations. For maintaining congestion-free operations, most of the collected data from these networks are discarded, instead of being transmitted remot...
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Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) aims to achieve higher operational and management efficiencies by bridging machinery, equipment, human resources, and all other actors involved in an industrial environment. This bridging enables data flow over an often complex and heterogeneous communication network. It enables timely decision-making, which aff...
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We propose the adaptation of vibration-based condition monitoring systems and techniques, popularly used in industrial condition-based maintenance, for identifying the possibility of compromising the privacy of personal computing systems. This work exploits the automated fan-based heat dissipation features and read/write operations of disk-based st...
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Robust and reliable communication systems, whether based on Electro-Magnetic (EM) waves or light, fail to perform under water due to very high attenuation and changing visibility conditions. The present generation of systems designed for underwater communications relies mostly on acoustic waves, typically in the ultrasonic frequency range. In this...
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In this article, we propose a two-step distributed horizontal architecture for computation offloading in a fog-enabled Internet of Things environment—HD-Fog—to minimize the overall energy consumption, and latency while executing hard real-time applications. HD stands for the horizontal distribution of the tasks in the fog layer. Each sensor in the...
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In this paper, we propose a delay-aware Q-learning-based routing algorithm - XiA - for sending data from users to nearest Access Points (APs) through Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) swarms communicating using 6G technology. These UAVs assist the ground networks in overcoming communication voids while maneuvering through different demographics. Howeve...
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In this article, we propose an IoT-based acoustic solution – Eaves – for ensuring social distancing in public areas during pandemic-like situations. Existing solutions depend on either sensing nearby radio signals such as Bluetooth or through image processing of video frames from surveillance cameras. Such methods either mandate the need for all pa...
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The atmospheric buoyancy and intangible nature of fatal communicable viruses lead to rapid transmissions among individuals, resulting in global pandemics. Strategic lockdowns and mandatory social distancing are immediate solutions in such scenarios. However, this leads to operational disruptions in education, manufacturing, economy, transportation,...
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The intangible nature of the COVID-19 virus and the changing strains have created panic and fear among people, leading to an increase in discrimination against COVID-19 positive patients and their families in society. Moreover, the spread of infodemics creates daunting challenges for peaceful livelihood and fighting the pandemic. In this article, w...
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Digital transformation can provide a competitive edge for many manufacturers, however many smaller companies may not have the capabilities needed to embrace this opportunity and may be left behind. This paper reports on an approach which is attempting to alleviate this by creating a low-cost pathway to help manufacturing small and medium sized ente...
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The new paradigm of Phantom Networks proposes the deployment of aerially suspended nano-nodes communicating with one another in the THz band for bridging disjoint Internet of Things (IoT) communication infrastructures. We characterize and evaluate the feasibility of a single-hop THz band communication between these aerially suspended nano-nodes. Co...
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IoT is emerging as a popular area of research and has piqued the interest of academics and scholars across the world. This book serves as a textbook and a single point of reference for readers looking to delve further into this domain. Written by leading experts in the field, this lucid and comprehensive work provides a clear understanding of the o...
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) are emerging as a powerful tool in various industrial applications in the context of enabling Industrial IoT. The limited power source and flight time of UAVs along with the need for skilled UAV operators are some of the most daunting challenges to the integration of UAVs in industrial applications such as site inspect...
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In this work, we propose and develop HeDI (Healthcare Device Interoperability) – a system to enable device interoperability in IoT-enabled in-home healthcare monitoring platforms. The system consists of multiple sensors, each connected wirelessly to an edge device, acting as a wireless communication gateway to a remote server. The system initiates...
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The Internet-of-Things (IoT) environments have hard real-time tasks that need execution within fixed deadlines. As IoT devices consist of a myriad of sensors, each task is composed of multiple interdependent subtasks. Toward this, the cloud and fog computing platforms have the potential of facilitating these IoT sensor nodes (SNs) in accommodating...
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In this paper, we propose a lightweight blockchain-inspired framework - Magnum - as a magazine of transfer learning models in blocks. We propose the storage of these blocks on proximal fog nodes to simplify access to pre-trained base models by industrial plants to tune them before deployment. We design Magnum for B5G-enabled scenarios to reduce the...
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Due to the low data-rate, high propagation delay, floating node mobility, and high error probability, underwater multimedia communication is still challenging. In this paper, we propose an acoustic-based reliable streaming network for resource-constrained underwater communication. The proposed protocol uses a Null Data Packet (NDP)-based contention...
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In this paper, we present a Q-learning-enabled safe navigation system – S-Nav – that recommends routes in a road network by minimizing traveling through categorically demarcated COVID-19 hotspots. S-Nav takes the source and destination as inputs from the commuters and recommends a safe path for traveling. The S-Nav system dodges hotspots and ensure...
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We propose “DROPS”, a scheme which dynamically selects radio protocols in an energy-constrained wearable IoT healthcare system. We consider the use of multiple radio protocols, which are capable of transmitting a patient’s sensed physiological parameters to the server through Local Processing Units (LPUs). As the health parameters are non-stationar...
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The proliferation of IoT in various technological realms has resulted in the massive spurt of unsecured data. The use of complex security mechanisms for securing these data is highly restricted owing to the low-power and low-resource nature of most of the IoT devices, especially at the Edge. In this work, we propose to use blockchains for extending...
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In this work, we propose an autonomous and onboard image-based agricultural land demarcation and path-planning system—IDeA ( I oT-Based Autonomous Aerial De marcation and Path Planning for Precision A griculture) with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)—using our advanced UAV-based aerial IoT platform. Our work successfully addresses the problem of onb...
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In this paper, we propose an architecture for UAV virtualization with the primary aim to provide virtualized UAV services to multiple users by envisioning the concept of UAV-as-a-Service. In contrast to traditional UAVs, which are resource-constraint in nature and exhibit shorter flight times, our proposed UAV virtualization overcomes the limitatio...
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In this work, we propose a physical approximation scheme-Random Opportunistic and Selective Exploration (ROSE)-for aerial localization of survivors by using a collab-orative swarm of IoT-based unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The UAV swarm performs a simultaneous multi-pronged search of a given zone by dividing the search region among the swarm mem...
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This paper proposes and evaluates an online architecture for network brain–computer interfaced smart home systems for enabling ambient assisted living. This paper uses a number of portable, low-cost, single-channel electroencephalograph systems to achieve Mind Networked Devices (MiND) for home-appliance control, to enable better accessibility for t...
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Dense IoT implementations incur heavy data load on the implemented networks. In this paper, we propose and evaluate a low-latency method of increasing the packet throughput in agricultural IoT implementations. The proposed method envisions removal of node identifiers from packets before transmission and predictive packet-source mapping method withi...
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Integration of various technologies to an Internet of Things (IoT) framework share the common goals of a consistent and structured data format that can be applied to any device, given the vast application scope of IoT. Additional goals include minimizing channel traffic and system energy consumption. In this work, we propose to dismiss the requirem...
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The use of knowledge discovery on the Internet of Things (IoT) and its allied domains is undeniably one of the most indispensable ones, which results in optimized placement architectures, efficient routing protocols, device energy savings, and enhanced security measures for the implementation. The absence of knowledge discovery in IoT results in ju...
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Wireless sensor nodes have a wide span of applications ranging from industrial monitoring to military operations. These nodes are highly constrained in terms of battery life, processing capabilities, and in-built memory. Industrial wireless sensor networks (IWSNs) have to meet the constraints and peculiarities of industrial environments to ensure s...
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6LoWPAN standard enables efficient integration of low power wireless networks with IPv6. However the security requirements of 6LoWPANs are high due to undefined deployment scenarios and constrained capabilities of sensor nodes. A number of schemes have been devised for secure communication over the Internet, PKI being the most widely used of them....
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ZigBee is a wireless network technology suitable for applications requiring lower bandwidth, low energy consumption and small packet size. Security has been one of the challenges in ZigBee networks. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) provides a binding of entities with public keys through a Certifying Authority (CA). Public key cryptography using publ...
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In this paper we propose an efficient approach to QRS-complex detection using the Continuous Wavelet Transform (CWT). The method described in this paper is not affected by the presence of noise in the ECG signal nor does it depend on the morphology of the ECG waves. The speed of analysis of ECG signals using CWT and the accuracy of QRS-complex dete...
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Fourier expansion, an excellent spectral decomposer of a signal suffers from a setback in its inability to represent the signal simultaneously in both time and spectral domain. ECG, a non-invasive recording method of bioelectric signal originated in the heart, provides valuable information about the electrical activity of human heart. Different fea...
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A library has a large number of databases from which information can be extracted. But data retrieved is superficial and indicates only about the transactions of library. To predict and anticipate the future issue patterns such as what kind of books might be in demand more or what is the taste of majority of users, can only be found by mining the i...

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How do you obtain max power transfer for a 40khz ultrasound input (generates 10-18mV for appropriate excitation signal)? The subsequent stages after this operation includes 2 stages of amplification (g1=100, g2=100), and a 40khz bandpass filter.

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The following high-level tasks were outlined to be performed in this project; each of them and the details of their associated tasks are expected outcomes of this project.  Data acquisition system for underground mine using IoT network  Development of interface for cloud computing  Intelligent software capable of data analysis, prediction of different hazards, and audio-visual warning
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The project aims to extend the use of UAVs and Cloud computing to digitize and control the use of an aerial sprayer for agro-applications.