NETLAB

The Network Laboratory’s work focuses on theoretical research and the construction of engineering solutions in computer networks. We propose concepts, models, analysis, algorithms and software products to improve the transmission of information on the Internet, to reach the capacity of wireless networks, to understand the dynamics of social networks and to control these large network systems.

 

Research topics

  • Data networks energy efficiency
  • Green networking
  • Sensors networks
  • Performance analasys
  • Application of Social Networks, informal learning and gamification in Education and Knowledge Management

 

Keywords

Ethernet, 5G, IoT, gamification, EPON
 

Technological offer

  • Seminars on network technology
  • Data network optimization

 

Related research areas

 

Members

 

Contact information

Cándido Antonio López García

+34 986 812 169
candido@det.uvigo.es

 

Research results

Article
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., Ferrero-Castro, D., López-Ardao, J.C.,
Design, development and use of a digital badges system in higher education
Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 12(1): 220, 2022 | DOI

Article
Herrería-Alonso, S., Suárez-González, A., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Rodríguez-Rubio, R.F., López-García, C.
Efficient wind speed forecasting for resource-constrained sensor devices
Sensors (Switzerland), 21(3): 1-17983, 2021 | DOI

Review
López-Ardao, J.C., Rodríguez-Rubio, R.F., Suárez-González, A., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Sousa-Vieira, M.E.,
Current trends on green wireless sensor networks
Sensors, 21(13): 4281, 2021 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., Ferreira-Pires, O., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M.,
Participation in Asynchronous Online Forums for Prediction of Learning Performance
Communications in Computer and Information Science, 1473 CCIS: 93-117, 2021 | DOI

Article
Hmila, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Herrería-Alonso, S.
Non-orthogonal multiple access for unicast and multicast d2d: Channel assignment, power allocation and energy efficiency
Sensors, 21(10): 3436, 2021 | DOI

Article
Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Herrería-Alonso, S., Rodríguez-Rubio, R.F., López-Ardao, J.C.
Leveraging energy saving capabilities of current EEE interfaces via pre-coalescing
Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 166: 102734, 2020 | DOI

Article
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M., Ferreira-Pires, O.
The interplay between gamification and network structure in social learning environments: A case study
Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 28(4): 814-836, 2020 | DOI

Article
Herrería-Alonso, S., Suárez-González, A., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Rodríguez-Rubio, R.F., López-García, C.
A solar altitude angle model for efficient solar energy predictions
Sensors (Switzerland), 20(5): 1391, 2020 | DOI

Conference Paper
Ferreira-Pires, O., Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M.
Studying Relationships Between Network Structure in Educational Forums and Students’ Performance
Communications in Computer and Information Science, 1220: 128-154, 2020 | DOI

Conference Paper
Ferreira-Pires, O., Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M.
An assessment of statistical classification for socially oriented learning methodologies
CSEDU 2020 - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, 2: 147-156, 2020 | DOI

Article
Hmila, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Herrería-Alonso, S.
Energy efficient power and channel allocation in underlay device to multi device communications
IEEE Transactions on Communications, 67(8): 5817-5832, 2019 | DOI

Article
Herreria-Alonso, S., Rodriguez-Perez, M., Fernandez-Veiga, M., Lopez-Garcia, C.
Dynamic EEE Coalescing: Techniques and Bounds
IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, 3(1): 205-2148612946, 2019 | DOI

Conference Paper
Ferreira-Pires, O., Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M.
Investigating interaction patterns in educational forums: A social networks analysis approach
CSEDU 2019 - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, 2: 88-99, 2019 | DOI

Conference Paper
Hmila, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., Rodríguez-Pérez, M.
Matching-Theory-Based Resource Allocation for Underlay Device to Multi-Device Communications
International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, 2018-October: 28-358589125, 2018 | DOI

Conference Paper
Hmila, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., Rodríguez-Pérez, M.
Distributed Resource Allocation Approach for Device-to-Device Multicast Communications
International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, 2018-October: 8589112, 2018 | DOI

Conference Paper
Fondo-Ferreiro, P., Rodriguez-Perez, M., Fernandez-Veiga, M.
QoS-aware Energy-Efficient Algorithms for Ethernet Link Aggregates in Software-Defined Networks
2018 26th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, SoftCOM 2018, : 199-2038555789, 2018 | DOI

Article
Sousa-Vieira, M.E.
A graphical tool for modeling correlated video traffic
Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 26(6): 2183-2196, 2018 | DOI

Article
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M., Ferreira-Pires, O., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Rodríguez-Rubio, R.F.
Prediction of learning success/failure via pace of events in a social learning network platform
Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 26(6): 2047-2057, 2018 | DOI

Article
Herrería-Alonso, S., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
An optimal dynamic sleeping control policy for single base stations in green cellular networks
Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 116: 86-94, 2018 | DOI

Conference Paper
Fondo-Ferreiro, P., Rodriguez-Perez, M., Fernandez-Veiga, M.
Implementing energy saving algorithms for ethernet link aggregates with ONOS
2018 5th International Conference on Software Defined Systems, SDS 2018, : 118-125, 2018 | DOI

Article
Rodriguez-Perez, M., Fernandez-Veiga, M., Herreria-Alonso, S., Hmila, M., Lopez-Garcia, C.
Optimum Traffic Allocation in Bundled Energy-Efficient Ethernet Links
IEEE Systems Journal, 12(1): 593-603, 2018 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M.
The network structure of interactions in online social learning environments
Communications in Computer and Information Science, 865: 407-431, 2018 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M., Ferreira-Pires, O., Rodríguez-Pérez, M.
Prediction of learning success via rate of events in social networks for education
CSEDU 2018 - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, 1: 374-382, 2018 | DOI

Article
Fondo-Ferreiro, P., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., Herrería-Alonso, S.
Matching SDN and legacy networking hardware for energy efficiency and bounded delay
Sensors (Switzerland), 18(11): 3915, 2018 | DOI

Article
Rodriguez-Perez, M., Herreria-Alonso, S., Fernandez-Veiga, M., Lopez-Garcia, C.
Delay properties of energy efficient ethernet networks
IEEE Communications Letters, 21(10): 2194-21977979562, 2017 | DOI

Article
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., López-García, C.
Mining relationships in learning-oriented social networks
Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 25(5): 769-784, 2017 | DOI

Article
Herreria-Alonso, S., Rodriguez-Perez, M., Fernandez-Veiga, M., Lopez-Garcia, C.
Optimizing Dual-Mode EEE Interfaces: Deep-Sleep is Healthy
IEEE Transactions on Communications, 65(8): 3374-33857917269, 2017 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M.
Characterizing social interactions in online social networks: The case of university students
CSEDU 2017 - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, 2: 188-199, 2017 | DOI

Review
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Herrería-Alonso, S.
An open-source platform for using gamification and social learning methodologies in engineering education: Design and experience
Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 24(5): 813-826, 2016 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Fernández-Veiga, M., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., López-García, C.
Mining relationships in learning-oriented social networks
Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics, DSAA 2015, : 7344877, 2015 | DOI

Article
Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Herrería-Alonso, S., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
An ant colonization routing algorithm to minimize network power consumption
Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 58: 217-226, 2015 | DOI

Article
Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Herrería-Alonso, S., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
A Self-Tuning Receiver-Initiated MAC protocol for wireless sensor networks
IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 4(6): 601-6047222385, 2015 | DOI

Article
Herreria-Alonso, S., Rodriguez-Perez, M., Fernandez-Veiga, M., Lopez-Garcia, C.
Adaptive DRX Scheme to Improve Energy Efficiency in LTE Networks with Bounded Delay
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 33(12): 2963-29737268780, 2015 | DOI

Article
Sousa-Vieira, M.E.
Using the Whittle estimator for VBR video traffic model selection in the spectral domain
Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, 26(5): 731-748, 2015 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., López-García, C., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., López-Ardao, J.C.
Using social learning in network engineering curricula
IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON, 2015-April: 471-4787096012, 2015 | DOI

Article
Argibay-Losada, P.J., Nozhnina, K., Suárez-González, A., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
Quantitative end-to-end throughput differentiation for bulk TCP applications in the Internet
Computer Communications, 42: 47-59, 2014 | DOI

Article
Herrería-Alonso, S., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
On the use of the doze mode to reduce power consumption in EPON systems
Journal of Lightwave Technology, 32(2): 285-2926676828, 2014 | DOI

Article
Argibay-Losada, P.J., Nozhnina, K., Suárez-González, A., López-García, C., Fernández-Veiga, M.
Loss-based proportional fairness in multihop wireless networks
Wireless Networks, 20(5): 805-816, 2014 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E.
On modeling 3-D video traffic
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7732 LNCS(PART 1): 327-335, 2013 | DOI

Article
Joskowicz, J., Sotelo, R., Ardao, J.C.L.
Towards a general parametric model for perceptual video quality estimation
IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 59(4): 569-5796587314, 2013 | DOI

Conference Paper
Pedrosa, F.F.-V., Veiga, M.F., Garcia, C.L., Gonzalez, A.S.
Decoupling losses for end-to-end bandwidth guarantees in interdomain traffic
Proceedings - 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, WAINA 2013, : 542-5476550452, 2013 | DOI

Article
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., Suárez-González, A., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-Ardao, J.C., López-García, C.
Model selection for long-memory processes in the spectral domain
Computer Communications, 36(13): 1436-1449, 2013 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Fernández-Veiga, M.
SocialWire: Social software for informal learning
Proceedings of IDEE 2013: 2nd International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - In Conjunction with the 15th Int. Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, ICEIS 2013, : 133-145, 2013 | DOI

Article
Sousa-Vieira, M.-E.
Efficient online generation of the correlation structure of the fGn process
Journal of Simulation, 7(2): 83-89, 2013 | DOI

Conference Paper
Herrería-Alonso, S., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
Bounded energy consumption with dynamic packet coalescing
2012 17th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications, NOC 2012, 7th Conference on Optical Cabling and Infrastructure, OC and I 2012, : 6249925, 2012 | DOI

Conference Paper
Sousa-Vieira, M.E., López-Ardao, J.C., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
Enabling social learning environments at the college level: A toolbox
IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON, : 6201164, 2012 | DOI

Article
Herrería-Alonso, S., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
Optimal configuration of Energy-Efficient Ethernet
Computer Networks, 56(10): 2456-2467, 2012 | DOI

Article
Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Herrería-Alonso, S., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
Improving energy efficiency in upstream EPON channels by packet coalescing
IEEE Transactions on Communications, 60(4): 929-9326162927, 2012 | DOI

Article
Herrería-Alonso, S., Rodríguez-Pérez, M., Fernández-Veiga, M., López-García, C.
A GI/G/1 model for 10 Gb/s energy efficient ethernet links
IEEE Transactions on Communications, 60(11): 3386-33956279526, 2012 | DOI

Article
González-Ortega, M.A., López-Ardao, J.C., Suárez-González, A., López-García, C.
Wavelength-domain burst cloning for reducing data loss in OBS networks without wavelength-conversion capability
Transactions on emerging telecommunications technologies, 23(3): 281-285, 2012 | DOI

Article
Joskowicz, J., Ardao, J.C.L.
A parametric model for perceptual video quality estimation
Telecommunication Systems, 49(1): 49-62, 2012 | DOI