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Intelligent Resource Management for Network Slicing in 5G and Beyond

  • Presents state-of-the-art knowledge and cutting-edge research outcomes on network slicing for 5G (and beyond) networks

  • Presents basic principles for communication, computing, and networking, and includes advanced algorithms for resource management.

  • Covers advanced algorithms/schemes/mechanisms for resource management

Part of the book series: Wireless Networks (WN)

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Table of contents (6 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    • Qiang Ye, Weihua Zhuang
    Pages 1-11
  3. Virtual Network Topology Design and E2E Delay Modeling

    • Qiang Ye, Weihua Zhuang
    Pages 13-53
  4. Dynamic Resource Slicing for Service Provisioning

    • Qiang Ye, Weihua Zhuang
    Pages 55-79
  5. Conclusion and Future Works

    • Qiang Ye, Weihua Zhuang
    Pages 175-178
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 179-195

About this book

This book provides a timely and comprehensive study of developing efficient network slicing frameworks in both 5G wireless and core networks. It also presents protocol stack layer perspectives, which includes virtual network topology design, end-to-end delay modeling, dynamic resource slicing, and link-layer and transport-layer protocol customization. 

This book provides basic principles, concepts and technologies for communication, computing and networking. Optimization and queueing analysis techniques are applied to solving different problems for network slicing illustrated in this book as well.

Researchers working in the area of network slicing in 5G networks and beyond, and advanced-level students majoring in electrical engineering, computer engineering and computer science will find this book useful as a reference or secondary textbook. Professionals in industry seeking solutions to resource management for 5G networks and beyond will also want to purchase this book.

Keywords

  • 5G Networks, Resource Management
  • Network/Resource Slicing
  • SDN
  • NFV
  • IoT
  • Virtual Network Topology
  • Service Function Chains
  • Protocol Customization
  • QoS Provisioning
  • Delay Modeling
  • Optimization
  • Queueing Networks
  • Machine Learning

Authors and Affiliations

  • Department of Computer Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada

    Qiang Ye

  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

    Weihua Zhuang

About the authors

Qiang Ye received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 2016. From December 2016 to September 2019, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow and a Research Associate with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo. Since September 2019, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Technology, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN, USA. His research interests include network slicing for 5G networks, edge intelligence for autonomous vehicular networks, artificial intelligence for future networking, protocol design, and performance analysis for the Internet of Things. He was a Technical Program Committee (TPC) Members for several international conferences, including the IEEE GLOBECOM’20, VTC’17, VTC’20, and ICPADS’20. He is an editor of the International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (SAGE Publishing) and Wireless Networks (SpringerNature), and an Area Editor of the Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks (SpringerNature).

Weihua Zhuang received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 1993 from the University of New Brunswick, Canada. She has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, since 1993, where she is a University Professor and a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communication Networks. Dr. Zhuang was a recipient of the 2021 Women's Distinguished Career Award from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2021 R. A. Fessenden Award from the IEEE Canada, 2017 Technical Recognition Award in Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks from the IEEE Communications Society, and a co-recipient of several Best Paper Awards from international conferences. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology from 2007 to 2013, Technical Program Chair/Co-Chair of IEEE VTC 2017/2016 Fall, and Technical Program Symposia Chair of IEEE Globecom 2011. She is an elected member of the Board of Governors and Vice President for Publications of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. She was an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Zhuang is a Fellow of the IEEE, Royal Society of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering, and Engineering Institute of Canada.

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eBook USD 129.00
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  • ISBN: 978-3-030-88666-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)