Nokia Center for Advanced Research

(NCAR)

A joint center with University of Helsinki, Aalto University, and Nokia

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MISSION AND VISION

NCAR has the mission of developing and exploring radical new ideas and techniques for scalable, robust, and efficient software for future networks and mobile solutions.

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TEAM

The NCAR team combines expertise from multiple areas, such as distributed systems, network science, and machine learning. The team comprises of researchers from the University of Helsinki, Aalto University, and Nokia.

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ON GOING PROJECTS

Edge Computing and IoT

Key People: Antti Ylä-Jääski, Hannu Flinck, and Sasu Tarkoma

The objective of this work package is to investigate technologies, usecase, and enablers for edge computing and develop an open Internet of Things platform which can leverage the concepts of edge computing for IoT usecases.

Low Latency Transport Protocols

Key People: Markku Kojo, Hannu Flinck, and Sasu Tarkoma

The objective of this work package is to investigate the suitability of current transport protocols for low latency application and identify avenues for performance enhancement such as application-specific latency reduction mechanisms.

Cloud Computing and NFV

Key People: Antti Ylä-Jääski, Hannu Flinck, and Sasu Tarkoma

The objective of this work package is to investigate cloud computing techniques, such as OpenStack and Docker, for scalable and elastic virtualized resource provisioning and management.

Distributed and Cognitive Processing

Key People: Vilho Räisänen, Sasu Tarkoma, and Jukka Corander.

The objective of this work package is to build a novel data distribution and processing framework for base station data gathering and analysis with machine learning and statistical inference components.

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CONTACT

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Sasu Tarkoma

(Director)
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Antti Ylä-Jääski

(Deputy Director)
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Kari Aaltonen

(Nokia Bell Labs)