>Candidacy Exam

Updated on April 2, 2009


I completed my PhD candidacy exam as part of the requirements for my degree on February 23, 2009.

The topic of my candidacy was "Ubiquitous Communication Model for Different Network Scenarios." It attempted to look at the service or API model for various networking scenarios.

My presentation

From Slideshare:

In Powerpoint and PDF formats. (coming soon)

Paper list

Parallel Computing

Distributed Computing

Network Sockets

Remote Execution



Structured/Unstructured Overlays

Service Discovery

Opportunistic Networks

Wireless Mesh Networks (and) Delay Tolerant Networks

Active/Programmable Networks



  1. Embedded.com: Defining a Network API
  2. Albert Zomaya, Parallel & Distributed Computing Handbook