Theoretische Grundlagen der Kommunikationstechnik

Invitation to A Talk by Prof. Babak H. Khalaj, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Time2 September 2015, 11:00 AM  
LocationHFT building, 6th floor, Room HFT 617, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin  
TitleFrom Caching to Control and Distributed Computation in Communication Networks  


As Big Data and Cloud Computing starts to reshape communication networks, new models and paradigms for design and analysis of such networks becomes of high importance. In such perspective, a better understanding of a general 4-way tradeoff between Communication, Computation, Storage and Control deserves special attention. Although a full framework for such tradeoff is still not presented in the literature, initial interaction models between these four concepts are gradually presented in the networking community.



Babak H. Khalaj received his B.Sc. degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1989, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1993 and 1996, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. He joined KLA-Tencor in 1995 as a Senior Algorithm Designer working on advanced processing techniques for signal estimation. From 1996 to 1999, he was with Advanced Fiber Communications and Ikanos Communications. Since then, he has been a Senior Consultant in the area of Data Communications, and was a visiting professor at CEIT, San Sebastian from 2006 to 2007. Dr. Khalaj has also been the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in the year 2007–2008. He was the Co-Editor of the Special Compatibility Standard Draft for ANSI-T1E1 group from 1998 to 1999, and is the author of two U.S. patents and many papers in signal processing and digital communications.