Justin Lipman

Justin Lipman
University of Technology Sydney | UTS · Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

PhD Telecommunications Eng.

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October 2004 - October 2006
UNSW Sydney
Position
  • Visiting Fellow
January 2000 - December 2003
University of Wollongong
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  • PhD

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Publications (87)
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Scalability is a key issue in large scale wireless distributed networks (WDNs), such as vehicular networks and device-to-device networks. To address the issue, this article extends the software-defined networking (SDN) concept, and presents a new network architecture that eliminates the need of multi-hop flooding for route discovery thereby enablin...
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Network planning is facing new and critical challenges due to ad-hoc deployment, unbalanced and drastically varying traffic demands, as well as limited backhaul and hardware resources in emerging small cell architectures. We discuss the application of graph theory to address the challenges. A clique based software-defined on-line network management...
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Recent developments and technological advancements in wireless communication, MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) technology and integrated circuits has enabled lowpower, intelligent, miniaturized, invasive/non-invasive micro and nano-technology sensor nodes strategically placed in or around the human body to be used in various applications such...
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Information dissemination (flooding) forms an integral part of routing protocols, network management, service discovery and information collection (sensing). Given the broadcast nature of ad hoc network communications, information dissemination provides a challenging problem. Blind flooding in ad hoc networks results in the broadcast storm problem....
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In ad hoc networks there is a need for all-to-one protocols that allow for information collection or “sensing” of the state of an ad hoc network and the nodes that comprise it. Such protocols may be used for service discovery, auto-configuration, network management, topology discovery or reliable flooding. There is a parallel between this type of s...
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The majority of existing DDoS defense mechanisms in SDN impose a significant computational burden on the controller and employ limited flow statistics and packet features. Tackling these issues, this paper presents a multi-layer defense mechanism that detects and mitigates three distinct types of flooding DDoS attacks. In the proposed framework, th...
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Data encryption aims to protect the confidentiality of data at storage, during transmission, or while in processing. However, it is not always the optimum choice as attackers know the existence of the ciphertext. Hence, they can exploit various weaknesses in the implementation of encryption algorithms and can thus decrypt or guess the related crypt...
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The weather phenomenon of frost poses great threats to agriculture. Since it damages the crops and plants from upstream of the supply chain, the potential impact of frosts is significant for agriculture-related industries. As recent frost prediction methods are based on on-site historical data and sensors, extra development and deployment time are...
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Future 6G wireless communication systems are expected to feature intelligence and automation. Knowledge-defined networking (KDN) is an evolutionary step toward autonomous and self-driving networks. The building blocks of the KDN paradigm in achieving self-driving networks are software-defined networking (SDN), packet-level network telemetry, and ma...
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Frost events incur substantial economic losses to farmers. These events could induce damage to plants and crops by damaging the cells. In this article, a recurrent neural network-based method, automating the frost prediction process, is proposed. The recurrent neural network-based models leveraged in this article include the standard recurrent neur...
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Radio frequency energy harvesting (RFEH) and wireless power transmission (WPT) are two emerging alternative energy technologies that have the potential to offer wireless energy delivery in the future. One of the key components of RFEH or WPT system is the receiving antenna. The receiving antenna’s performance has a considerable impact on the power...
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Most of the existing science and technology parks resort to various conventional ways to attract different stakeholders to the park. Some of these traditional measures include business support, workspaces, laboratories, networking events, accommodation, and essential commodities. Besides, with rampantly changing multidisciplinary technologies and i...
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This paper presents a highly sensitive differential soil moisture sensor (DSMS) using a microstrip line loaded with triangular two-turn resonator (T2-SR) and complementary of the rectangular two-turn spiral resonator (CR2-SR), simultaneously. Volumetric Water Content (VWC) or permittivity sensing is conducted by loading the T2-SR side with dielectr...
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Wireless cellular networks have rapidly evolved to be software-defined in nature. This has created opportunities to improve their performance. One such opportunity is through enabling programming and integration of multi-hop device-to-device (MD2D) at the edge. However, efficient integration of MD2D at the edge requires a highly adaptable and scala...
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Network slicing is expected to emerge as a promising solution for end-to-end resource management and orchestration together with Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technologies. In this paper, acomprehensive network slicing framework is presented to achieve end-to-end (E2E) QoS provisioning among customized...
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Applications and technologies of the Internet of Things are in high demand with the increase of network devices. With the development of technologies such as 5G, machine learning, edge computing, and Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things has evolved. This survey article discusses the evolution of the Internet of Things and presents the vision for In...
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Continuous and accurate sensing of water content in soil is an essential and useful measure in the agriculture industry. Traditional sensors developed to perform this task suffer from limited lifetime and also need to be calibrated regularly. Further, maintenance, support, and deployment of these sensors in remote environments provide additional ch...
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Many engineered and natural systems are modeled as networks of coupled systems. Synchronization is one of their crucial and well-studied behaviors. Uniform coupling strength has been the benchmark practice in the majority of the literature. This paper considers nonuniform coupling strength, and a modified approach to the problem of synchronizabilit...
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Continuous and accurate sensing of water content in soil is an essential and useful measure in the agriculture industry. Traditional sensors developed to perform this task suffer from limited lifetime and also need to be calibrated regularly. Further, maintenance, support, and deployment of these sensors in remote environments provide additional ch...
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Future IoT devices are expected to be fully ubiquitous. To achieve this vision, a new generation of IoT devices need to be developed, which can operate autonomously. To achieve autonomy, IoT devices must be completely wireless, both in terms of transmission and power. Further, accurate sensing is another crucial parameter of autonomy. Several wirel...
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In this paper, we propose a novel mobility model providing train traffic traces essential for train-to-train communication models. As the proposed mobility model works only based on trip timetables and train timetables are currently available in real-time, the produced mobility traces will be also in real-time. Additionally, as no GPS module is use...
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Being incident and polarization angle insensitive are crucial characteristics of metamaterial perfect absorbers due to the variety of incident signals. In the case of incident angles insensitivity, facing transverse electric (TE) and transverse magnetic (TM) waves affect the absorption ratio significantly. In this scientific report, a crescent shap...
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Frost damage in broadacre cropping and horticulture (including viticulture) results in substantial economic losses to producers and may also disrupt associated product value chains. Frost risk windows are changing in timing, frequency, and duration. Faced with the increasing cost of mitigation infrastructure and competition for resources (e.g. wate...
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In this paper, we propose three algorithms for placement of access points (APs) for the purpose of data transportation via train-to-wayside (T2W) communications along a rail network. The first algorithm is proposed to find the minimum number of APs so that the path-loss (PL) does not exceed a desired threshold. Through the second algorithm, the mos...
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Exhibition of malicious behavior during blockchain consensus, threats against reputation systems, and high TX latency are significant issues for blockchain-based IoT systems. Hence, to mitigate such challenges we propose “Pledge”, a unique Proof-of-Honesty based consensus protocol. Initial experimen- tation shows that Pledge is economical with low c...
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Of collective behaviors in networks of coupled systems, synchronization is of central importance and an extensively studied area. This is due to the fact that it is essential for the proper functioning of a wide variety of natural and engineered systems. Traditionally, uniform coupling strength has been the default choice and the synchronizability...
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Non-invasive crowd estimation has remained a challenging issue among researchers. Methods such as image analysis and WiFi/Bluetooth probing can always be used to identify and track people. Lately, authors have introduced a non-invasive method for crowd estimation based on ambient RF energy measurements. In this paper, a polarization-insensitive mul...
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Current crowd density estimation technologies that leverage IR depth perception, video and image processing or WiFi/BLE-based sniffing and probing have privacy and deployment issues. This paper presents a novel method for non-intrusive crowd density estimation that monitors variation in EM radiation within an environment. The human body's electrica...
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As a tool for human technological advancement, the peer-review system acts as a gateway for ensuring academic paper qualities. However, the system has proven to be slow and expensive. Also, biasedness remains an unsolved problem. Such issues could become a major bottleneck, which can adversely impact research progress and dissemination of knowledge...
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The ubiquitous use of Internet of Things (IoT) ranges from industrial control systems to e-Health, e-commerce, smart cities, agriculture, supply chain management, smart cars, cyber-physical systems and a lot more. However, the data collected and processed by IoT systems especially the ones with central- ized control are vulnerable to availabili...
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The extensive use of metamaterials and metamaterial absorbers increases the demand for compact structures in various frequencies. Designing electrically small absorbers for lower frequencies, especially sub-gigahertz applications, is one of the open issues in this field. In this paper, a space filling curve is used to design an absorber operating o...
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With rapidly growing adoption of wireless technologies, requirements for the design of a miniature wideband multiresonators are increasing. In this study, a compact fractal-based metamaterial structure with lumped resistors is described. The structure of the authors proposed absorber is a combination of Sierpinski curve and Minkowski fractal. The n...
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To support diversified quality of service (QoS) demands and dynamic resource requirements of users in 5G driven VANETs, network resources need flexible and scalable resource allocation strategies. Current heterogeneous vehicular networks are designed and deployed with a connection-centric mindset with fixed resource allocation to a cell regardless...
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This paper introduces a new framework into future data-driven railway condition monitoring systems (RCM). For this purpose, we have proposed an edge processing unit that includes two main parts: a data classification model that classifies Internet of Things (IoT) data into maintenance-critical data (MCD) and maintenance-non-critical data (MNCD) and...
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Device-to-Device (D2D) Communications are set to form an integral part of future 5G wireless networks. D2D communications have a number of benefits such as improving energy efficiency and spectrum utilization. Until now much of the D2D research in LTE and 5G-type network scenarios have focused on direct (one-hop) communications between two adjacent...
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The world is resorting to the Internet of Things (IoT) for ease of control and monitoring of smart devices. The ubiquitous use of IoT ranges from Industrial Control Systems (ICS) to e-Health, e-Commerce, smart cities, supply chain management, smart cars, Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) and a lot more. Such reliance on IoT is resulting in a significant...
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Embodiments of techniques and systems for distance and location estimation in wireless systems are described. In embodiments, a wireless device may receive wireless signals from reference points in a spatial arrangement. The wireless device may identify a closest reference point and generate arrangement-based distance values for each of the referen...
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A method and system for facilitating one-to-many data transmissions with reduced network overhead includes conducting a round of data transmissions from a source computing device to a plurality of sink computing devices. Each of the sink computing devices generates a bucket list of lost data blocks for the round of data transmissions and transmits...
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A mechanism is described for proximity detection based on Wi-Fi signals. A method of embodiments of the invention includes determining strength of one or more signals being communicated between one or more antennae of a first device and two or more antennae of a second device. The one or more signals are associated with a broadcast packet. The meth...
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A method and system for detecting and reducing data transfer congestion in a wireless access point includes determining a round-trip-time value for an internet control message protocol (ICMP) packet transmitted from a source computing device to a first computing device of a plurality of computing devices via the wireless access point. A data rate f...
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Information dissemination (flooding) forms an integral part of routing protocols, network management, service discovery and information collection (sensing). Given the broadcast nature of ad hoc network communications, information dissemination provides a challenging problem. This paper introduces Utility Based Flooding (UBF). UBF is a distributed...
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This paper presents two new route update strategies for performing proactive route discovery in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs). The first strategy is referred to as minimum displacement update routing (MDUR). In this strategy, the rate at which route updates are sent into the network is controlled by how often a node changes its location by a requ...
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This paper presents Flow-Aware Routing Protocol (FARP), a new routing strategy designed to improve load balancing and scalability in mobile ad hoc networks. FARP is a hop-by-hop routing protocol, which introduces a flow-aware route discovery strategy to reduce the number of control overheads propagating through the network and distributes the flow...
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Recent technological advancements in wireless communication, integrated circuits and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMs) has enabled miniaturized, lowpower, intelligent, invasive/ non-invasive micro and nanotechnology sensor nodes placed in or on the human body for use in monitoring body function and its immediate environment referred to as Bod...
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On-demand routing protocols have the potential to provide scalable information delivery in large ad hoc networks. The novelty of these protocols is in their approach to route discovery, where a route is determined only when it is required by initiating a route discovery procedure. Much of the research in this area has focused on reducing the route...
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This letter explores address allocation in Body Area Networks (BANs) and proposes two novel schemes - Optimized Prophet Address Allocation (OPAA) and Hierarchical Collision-free Address Protocol (HCAP). The aim of the schemes is to use fewer bits in the address space, solve address wastage problems, reduce collisions and improve power efficiency. T...
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Each node in a Body Area Network (BAN) needs to be assigned with a free IP address before it may participate in any sort of communication. This paper evaluates the performance of an IP address allocation scheme, namely Prophet allocation to be used for BANs. This allocation scheme is a fully decentralized addressing scheme which is applicable to BA...
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In Body Area Networks (BANs) the addressing scheme used to address nodes is fundamental to the effective operation of a BAN. This paper proposes a novel BAN addressing scheme called Hierarchical Collision-free Addressing Protocol (HCAP). Proposed scheme is collision free, reduces power consumption and tackles the address wastage problem. Two import...
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This paper presents a new routing discovery strategy for heterogeneous MANETs. Node heterogeneity is modeled in terms of: types and number of different interfaces, power, and transmission ranges. Our proposed route discovery algorithm is implemented on the top of On-demand Tree-based Routing Protocol (OTRP) and hence it is called OTRP Heterogeneity...