- Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics
- Wireless Communications, Heterogeneous Wireless Networks, Multimedia Wireless Communications
- Intelligent Transportation Systems, Wireless Vehicular Access
- Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications
- Mobile Cloud Computing, Mobile Social Networks
Research group membership
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Research grants and awards
- EU FP7 MONICA (Mobile Cloud Computing: Networks, Services and Architecture) Project (295222), www.fp7-monica.eu. The consortium comprises 7 universities: Oxford Brookes University (Project Coordinator), Institut Télécom & Management SudParis (France), University of Muenster (Germany), University of Essex (UK), Huazhong University of Science & Technology (China), Jilin University (China), Xidian University (China). Brookes is the leading university. Role: Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator (PI). (Jan 2012 – Dec 2015)
- Consultancy service for "Proposal for ETHOS Validation of on-street parking monitoring system", Mar-2016 – June 2016
- TSB Funded KTP Project on Robust Wireless Communications between Road Studs, Vehicles and Roadside Equipment (KTP009072). The industrial partner is Clearview Traffic Group (www.clearviewtraffic.com). Role: Principal Investigator and the Academic Supervisor of the KTP Associate. (Jan 2013 – May 2015)
- UK EPSRC (Engineering & Physics Science Research Council) project PANDA (Policy-based Model-driven Pervasive Service Creation and Adaptation). 15th December 2006 – 14th June 2009, Role: Internal Co-investigator
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Marsic V, Faramehr S, Fleming J, Ball P, Ou S, Igic P, 'Buried RF Sensors for Smart Road Infrastructure: Empirical Communication Range Testing, Propagation by Line of Sight, Diffraction and Reflection Model and Technology Comparison for 868 MHz–2.4 GHz'
Sensors 23 (3) (2023)
ISSN: 1424-8220 eISSN: 1424-8220Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Wang X, Wang K, Wu S, Di S, Jin H, Yang K, Ou S, 'Dynamic Resource Scheduling in Mobile Edge Cloud with Cloud Radio Access Network'
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems 29 (11) (2018) pp.2429-2445
ISSN: 1045-9219Abstract Published here
Roman C, Liao R, Ball P, Ou S, de Heaver M, 'Detecting On-Street Parking Spaces in Smart Cities: Performance Evaluation of Fixed and Mobile Sensing Systems'
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 19 (7) (2018) pp.2234-2245
ISSN: 1524-9050 eISSN: 1558-0016Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Liang K, Zhao LQ, Zhao XH, Wang Y, Ou SM, 'Joint Resource Allocation and Coordinated Computation Offloading for Fog Radio Access Networks'
China Communications 13 (s2) (2016) pp.131-139
ISSN: 1673-5447Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Roman C, Ball P, Ou S, 'Multiple Interface Scheduling System for Heterogeneous Wireless Vehicular Networks: Description and Evaluation'
EAI Endorsed Transactions on Wireless Spectrum 3 (11) (2016)
ISSN: 2312-6620Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Roman C, Liao R, Ball P, Ou S, 'Mobility and Network Selection in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: User Approach and Implementation'
Network Protocols and Algorithms 8 (2) (2016) pp.107-122
ISSN: 1943-3581Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Liao R, Roman C, Ball P, Ou S, Chen L, 'Crowdsourcing On-street Parking Space Detection'
ISSN: 2331-8422Abstract Published here
Fei R, Yang K, Ou S, 'A QoS-aware dynamic bandwidth allocation algorithm for relay station in IEEE 802.16j-based vehicular networks'
IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) (2010)
ISSN: 1525-3511Abstract Published here
Ou S, Yang K, Zhu H, 'Dynamic algorithms for autonomic pervasive services in mobile wireless environments'
International Journal of Autonomic Computing 1 (4) (2010) pp.391-407
ISSN: 1741-8569Abstract Published here
Ou S, Yang K, Chen H-H, 'Integrated dynamic bandwidth allocation in converged passive optical networks and IEEE 802.16 networks'
IEEE Systems Journal 4 (4) (2010) pp.467-476
ISSN: 1932-8184Abstract Published here
Ou S, 'QoS-aware Two-level Dynamic Uplink Bandwidth Allocation Algorithms in IEEE 802.16j Based Vehicular Networks'
Wireless Personal Communications 56 (3) (2010) pp.417-433
ISSN: 0929-6212 eISSN: 1572-834XAbstract Published here
Ou S, Yang K, Chen H-H, Galis A, 'A selective downlink scheduling algorithm to enhance the quality of VOD services for WAVE networks'
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking - (-) (2009) pp.1-12
ISSN: 1687-1472Abstract Published here
Ou S, 'A utility-based dynamic bandwidth allocation algorithm in IEEE802.16 networks to minimize average queuing delay'
Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing 3 (2009) pp.349-353
ISSN: 1530-8669Abstract Published here
Yang K, Ou S, Guild K, Chen H-H, 'Convergence of ethernet PON and IEEE 802.16 broadband access networks and its QoS-Aware dynamic bandwidth allocation scheme'
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 27 (2) (2009) pp.101-116
ISSN: 0733-8716Abstract Published here
Ou S, 'An effective offloading service for Resource-Constrained mobile devices running heavier mobile internet applications'
IEEE Communications Magazine 46 (1) (2008) pp.56-63
ISSN: 0163-6804 eISSN: 1558-1896Abstract Published here