Gagangeet Singh Aujla

Gagangeet Singh Aujla
Durham University | DU · Department of Computer Science

Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering)

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Additional affiliations
October 2020 - present
Durham University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
August 2019 - September 2020
Newcastle University
Position
  • PostDoc Position
February 2018 - August 2019
Chandigarh University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
July 2015 - June 2018
Thapar University
Field of study
  • Computer Science and Engineering
July 2010 - April 2013
Chandigarh Engineering College
Field of study
  • Computer Science and Engineering
July 1999 - June 2003
Punjab Technical University
Field of study
  • Computer Science and Engineeing

Publications

Publications (151)
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With the evolution of Internet and extensive usage of smart devices for computing and storage, cloud computing has become popular. It provides seamless services such as; ecommerce, e-health, e-banking, etc to the end users. These services are hosted on massive geo-distributed data centers (DCs) which may be managed by different service providers. F...
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Improved quality of life has lead the healthcare industry to geographically expand and support real-time services. Following this trend, a surge of healthcare monitoring devices has substantially overgrown in the global market. These devices tend to generate data in humongous quantity that need real-time analysis with seamless and secure transmissi...
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Smart cities have emerged as a hub of intelligent applications (intelligent transportation system, smart parking, smart homes, e-healthcare, etc) to provide ambient-assisted living and quality of experience to the wide communities of users. The smooth execution of these applications depend on reliable data transmission between various smart devices...
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There has been an increasing trend of moving computing activities closer to the edge of the network, particularly in smart city applications (e.g., vehicle-to-everything -- V2X). Such a paradigm allows the end user's requests to be handled / processed by nodes at the edge of the network; thus, reducing latency, and preserving privacy of user data /...
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The in-house health monitoring sensors form a large network of Internet of things (IoT) that continuously monitors and sends the data to the nearby devices or server. However, the connectivity of these IoT-based sensors with different entities leads to security loopholes wherein the adversary can exploit the vulnerabilities due to the openness of t...
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The need to provide services closer to the end‐user proximity leads to the exchange of a large volume of data generated from the smart devices deployed at different geo‐distributed sites. The massive amount of data generated from the smart devices need to be transmitted, analyzed, and processed. This requires seamless data exchanges among geo‐separ...
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With increase in the use of contactless deliveries during the times such as COVID-19 pandemic, the emphasis was to minimize the human presence to reduce the spread of virus. In this regard, drones are one promising alternative to be used as delivery agents. However, security and Quality of Service (QoS) are major concerns while making use of drones...
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Internet of Drones (IoD) facilitates the autonomous operations of drones into every application (warfare, surveillance, photography, etc) across the world. The transmission of data (to and fro) related to these applications occur between the drones and the other infrastructure over wireless channels that must abide to the stringent latency restrict...
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Connected healthcare system is one of the most critical Internet of Things (IoT) applications offering numerous healthcare services. But it requires the next-generation technologies to collude with the IoT standards to provide prompt end-user services. Thus, a data-centric network architecture like, Named Data Network (NDN) can be effective to tack...
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Abstract The evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) has increased the number of connected devices in the network. This has shifted the focus from IP‐based network architecture towards content‐centric networking (CCN). CCN eliminates the need for address‐content binding in the conventional IP‐based networks and allows the content to be accessed b...
Preprint
With the development of science and technology and the need for Multi-Criteria Decision-Making (MCDM), the optimization problem to be solved becomes extremely complex. The theoretically accurate and optimal solutions are often difficult to obtain. Therefore, meta-heuristic algorithms based on multi-point search have received extensive attention. Ai...
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With the advent of the Internet of things (IoT) era, more and more devices are connected to the IoT. Under the traditional cloud-thing centralized management mode, the transmission of massive data is facing many difficulties, and the reliability of data is difficult to be guaranteed. As emerging technologies, blockchain technology and edge computin...
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The rapid development and deployment of network services has brought a series of challenges to researchers. On the one hand, the needs of Internet end users/applications reflect the characteristics of travel alienation, and they pursue different perspectives of service quality. On the other hand, with the explosive growth of information in the era...
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The wireless network communication mode represented by the Internet of vehicles (IoV) has been widely used. However, due to the limitations of traditional network architecture, resource scheduling in wireless network environment is still facing great challenges. This paper focuses on the allocation of bandwidth resources in the virtual network envi...
Chapter
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a field that makes smart objects communicate with the Internet. There are four basic components of IoT, i.e., sensors, gateway node, data computing, and end-users. The evolution in distributed computing enhances the processing capabilities at the distributed end. This leads to the generation of a new field called the...
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With the enhancement in the technology and comprehensive growth in Internet of Things (IoT), smart devices are being deployed to provide various modern day services. Smart devices that are deployed and configured at various organizations and applications (like, e-healthcare, intelligent transportation systems, etc.) require seamless services suppor...
Book
This book provides comprehensive discussion on key topics related to the usage and deployment of software defined networks (SDN) in Internet of Everything applications like, healthcare systems, data centers, edge/fog computing, vehicular networks, intelligent transportation systems, smart grids, smart cities and more. The authors provide diverse so...
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The popularity of drones has increased their deployment in a wide range of applications like commercial delivery, industrial systems, monitoring, surveillance, and surveys. The facility of fast deployment and cost effectiveness make drones a potential choice for an aerial base station to serve user equipments (UEs) in a defined area. Drones are equ...
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In a typical smart city, drones can collect (or sense) massive amount of data, that is sent to a computing capability for further analysis to make useful decision making without human intervention. This data is relayed to the Cloud for processing and analysis due to its large-scale infrastructural capabilities. However, the key goal of the drone de...
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With the exponential growth in the number of connected devices, in recent years there has been a paradigm shift toward mobile edge computing. As a promising edge technology, it pushes mobile computing, network control, and storage to the network edges so as to provide better support to computation-intensive Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Al...
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With the development of science and technology and the need for multi-criteria decision making (MCDM), the optimization problem to be solved becomes extremely complex. The theoretically accurate and optimal solutions are often difficult to obtain. Therefore, meta-heuristic algorithms based on multi-point search have received extensive attention. Th...
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The exponential increase in the number of connected devices in the network led to a paradigm shift from the traditional host-centric IP-based network architecture to a content-based paradigm, which eliminates the address-content bindings in traditional IP-based architectures. In content-centric networking (CCN) architecture, contents are accessed b...
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Industry 4.0 have automated the entire manufacturing sector (including technologies and processes) by adopting Internet of Things and Cloud computing. To handle the work-flows from Industrial Cyber-Physical systems, more and more data centers have been built across the globe to serve the growing needs of computing and storage. This has led to an en...
Conference Paper
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) remains an important requirement for many electronic services which utilise user data. GDPR compliance verification for a cloud provider is aimed to confirm that personal data provided by a user is shared in-line with the requirements of this legislation, so that any subsequent audit carried out on the...
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Emerging multi-tenant cloud computing ecosystems allow multiple applications to share virtualised pool of computing and networking resources. As a result such ecosystems are becoming increasingly prone to data privacy concerns (personal data leakages and unauthorised access). While cloud computing providers support robust security and privacy mecha...
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Internet of Things (IoT) and Data science have revolutionized the entire technological landscape across the globe. Because of it, the health care ecosystems are adopting the cutting‐edge technologies to provide assistive and personalized care to the patients. But, this vision is incomplete without the adoption of data‐focused mechanisms (like machi...
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In the 5G era, the problem of data islands in various industries restricts the development of artificial intelligence technology, so data sharing is proposed. High-quality data sharing directly affects the effectiveness of machine learning models, but data leakage and abuse will inevitably occur in the process. As a consequence, in order to solve t...
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The rapid development and deployment of network services has brought a series of challenges to researchers. On the one hand, the needs of Internet end users/applications reflect the characteristics of travel alienation, and they pursue different perspectives of service quality. On the other hand, with the explosive growth of information in the era...
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In the 5G era, heterogeneous networks (Het-Nets) are designed for achieving data rates and customized service demands. To realize this, virtualization technologies are widely accepted as enablers for implementing 5G HetNets, aimed at managing and scheduling virtualized physical resources in a flexible manner. However, the major focus of the existin...
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Edge of Things (EoT) technology enables end-users participation with smart-sensors and mobile devices (such as smartphones, wearable devices) to the smart devices across the smart city. Trust management is the main challenge in EoT infrastructure to consider the trusted participants. The Quality of Service (QoS) is highly affected by malicious user...
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Financial Technology have revolutionized the delivery and usage of the autonomous operations and processes to improve the financial services. However, the massive amount of data (often called as big data) generated seamlessly across different geographic locations can end end up as a bottleneck for the underlying network infrastructure. To mitigate...
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Nowadays the deployment of drones/UAVs is not just limited to military and defense establishments; they are also widely deployed in geo-dispersed applications (environmental monitoring, rescue operation monitoring, road and traffic surveillance, natural disaster monitoring, soil and crop analysis, and consumer product delivery). Drones have become...
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The COVID19 Pandemic has highlighted our dependence on online services (from government, e-commerce/retail, and entertainment), often hosted over external cloud computing infrastructure. The users of these services interact with a web interface rather than the larger distributed service provisioning chain that can involve an interlinked group of pr...
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The wireless network communication mode represented by the Internet of vehicles (IoV) has been widely used. However, due to the limitations of traditional network architecture, resource scheduling in wireless network environment is still facing great challenges. This paper focuses on the allocation of bandwidth resources in the virtual network envi...
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The workload generated by the Internet of Things (IoT)-based infrastructure is often handled by the cloud data centers (DCs). However, in recent time, an exponential increase in the deployment of the IoT-based infrastructure has escalated the workload on the DCs. So, these DCs are not fully capable to meet the strict demand of IoT devices in regard...
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Edge-of-Things (EoT) enables the seamless transfer of services, storage and data processing from the Cloud layer to Edge devices in a large-scale distributed Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems (e.g., Industrial systems). This transition raises the privacy and security concerns in the EoT paradigm distributed at different layers. Intrusion detectio...
Conference Paper
COVID-19 made the world stop, with people trapped inside their homes and governments trying to restrict the public movement. However, to accomplish this, one big problem that emerged and outscored everything else was catering to the day to day necessary items of the people without human involvement. In this regard, we propose a blockchain-enabled s...
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Healthcare 4.0 paradigm aims at realization of data-driven and patient-centric health systems wherein advanced sensors can be deployed to provide personalized assistance. Hence, extreme mentally affected patients from diseases like Alzheimer can be assisted using sophisticated algorithms and enabling technologies. Motivated from this fact, in this...
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With the advent of the Internet of things (IoT) era, more and more devices are connected to the IoT. Under the traditional cloud-thing centralized management mode, the transmission of massive data is facing many difficulties, and the reliability of data is difficult to be guaranteed. As emerging technologies, blockchain technology and edge computin...
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With the rapid development of intelligent transportation, vehicle terminals generate a large number of data messages that need to be processed in real time, and the required computing and storage resources far exceed the load capacity of vehicle terminals. Mobile edge computing enables data resources to be processed near device terminals, and provi...
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Drones are equipped with high-vision cameras, advanced sensors, and GPS receivers to deliver diverse services from high altitude thereby creating an airborne network. In this environment, physical things (drones, sensors, etc.,) are controlled using computational algorithms to form a cyber-physical system for the Internet of drones. Although the dr...
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With an increasingly close relationship between people's daily life and the Internet, the traditional network architecture puts tight upper-bound on the rigid characteristics of using the existing legacy network components. Therefore, a new network architecture called a software defined network (SDN) emerged, which provides more flexibility, especi...
Conference Paper
The Internet of Drones (IoD) is an environment, which facilitates the autonomous and hybrid (semi-autonomous) operations of drones. Due to this advantage, the drones have paved their way into every segment (almost) across the world. Whatever be the application (warfare, surveillance, photography, rescue, delivery, etc), the transmission of data (to...
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With the surge in the demand for online services and multimedia applications, the traffic on the underlying network infrastructure has escalated (multi-folded) in recent years. To meet the strict latency requirements, Software-defined Networking (SDN) provides flexible network control (and possible intelligence) that can act as an enabler for appli...
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Internet of Vehicles (IoV) has escalated the movement of big data across moving vehicles which create a huge burden on the network infrastructure. In IoV environment, effective handling of streaming data has to face various challenges like; traffic monitoring, flow management, re-configuration and security. Software-defined networks (SDN) provides...
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The deployment of multiple small-Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in various applications has gained considerable attention from researchers and business organizations. Recent studies on UAV networks show paramount magnification in the calibre of interest to deploy UAVs in both military and civilian sectors. Despite salutary in deployment, UAVs face...
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Workflow scheduling is one of the most difficult tasks due to the variation in the traffic flows generated from diverse cloud applications. Hence, in this paper, a container-based virtualization is used to design an energy-efficient workflow scheduling in softwaredefined data centers. The containers provide the flexibility to the applications to ac...
Book
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About the book: Machine learning approaches have the capabilities to learn and adapt to the constantly evolving demands of this large Internet-of-energy network. The self-learning features in machine learning approaches makes them the perfect candidate solution for catering to the emerging needs of the smart cities. Therefore, the focus of this boo...
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Software defined industrial network has emerged as an autonomous ecosystem where the network control relies on a centralized controller to provide seamless data transfer. However, the reliance on a centralized controller can lead to several challenges like, single point of failure. An adversary can initiate a denial of service attack and limit the...
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Software-defined networking (SDN) provides inde- pendence to the forwarding devices by shifting the complex and rigid computing tasks to the centralized controller. This leaves behind only flow table management tasks with the switches. But, the flow table capacity of switches is limited to just thousands of entires. This limitation can lead to seve...
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Smart grid (SG) is an emerging technology which provides many services to the end users and utilities such as-load management, frequency regulation, and grid stability. Although many solutions exist to provide these services in a secure manner, but these solutions are not adequate keeping in view of the heavy cryptographic primitives execution on t...
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The papers in this special section focus on intelligent informatics for the edge of things in smart industrial ecosystems. In the recent years, Internet of Thing (IoT) has been widely deployed in numerous areas ranging from the development of smart cities and smart homes, smart grid, smart vehicles, smart health to the smart manufacturing and indus...
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With the evolution of Internet of Vehicles (IoV), there has been an overwhelming increase in the number of connected vehicles in recent times. Due to this reason, massive amounts of data generated by connected vehicles makes traditional host centric approach inevitable in IoV ecosystem. Moreover, the existing TCP/IP-based congestion control mechani...