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By: Jason Ernst  09-12-2011
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Jason’s Computer Science Blog - » Computer Science

So I've been doing my PhD for over two years now, and I haven't posted a reflective "state of the thesis" post in quite some time, so here it is. I have maxed out my 50 pages (not included ToC and references) for some time now, it's just been in the..
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Today the KW Record ran an article entitled "Blanket Wi-Fi plans unplugged in Waterloo Region and Guelph, but growing in Stratford". I thought I'd throw in my two cents since this issue is very related to some of my research. Overall to me, the..
As you may know, I have been ta-ing a course in operating systems. We just finished covering sockets and in the last lab I gave a socket demo where I show three different ways a server can listen on a socket. First is a very basic case where the..
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While I make no claims to understand the economics of the agreements between ISPs for forwarding traffic between each other, the point of this article is to provide a unique perspective since I am a graduate student in the networking field. I also..
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Today I was working on my thesis / QE document and wanted to have IEEE style referencing included in my document (using the built in references features). At first I started trying to modify one of the existing templates (found in /Program..

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09-12-2011

Jason’s Computer Science Blog - » Simulation

Since I have been working with ns2 for the last few months in preparation for my thesis I have decided to write a guide on how to install the most recent version of ns2 on the most recent version of ubuntu (at the time of this writing. For the next stage of my thesis instead of using the well known ns-2 simulator as originally planned, I have opted to instead use ns-3.


09-12-2011

Jason’s Computer Science Blog - » Tutorials

I installed ushare easily on Ubuntu following a process similar to this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xbox360Media I've recently become annoyed that ushare hasn't been autostarting in Ubuntu 11.04. If you have found this page, you likely know it is a bit of a pain to get updates and plugin installs to work within Wordpress and a vanilla Ubuntu install.


09-12-2011

Jason’s Computer Science Blog - » Linux

I installed ushare easily on Ubuntu following a process similar to this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xbox360Media I've recently become annoyed that ushare hasn't been autostarting in Ubuntu 11.04. This tool may be used for ARP replay attacks, however it requires that the monitor mode interface is able to switch channels to the channel of the..


09-12-2011

Jason’s Computer Science Blog - » Research

Here is the abstract for the presentation: Title: Radio Resource Management in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks Abstract: Wireless networks are quickly becoming pervasive.. Today I presented a recent paper on "Adaptive Mixed Bias Resource Allocation for Wireless Mesh Networks" at the BWCCA conference in Fukuoka Japan. Today I was working on my thesis / QE document and wanted to have IEEE style referencing included in my document.


09-12-2011

Jason’s Computer Science Blog - » Wireless Networks

We will be using NAP to share an Internet connection to another computer with Bluetooth. Some quick instructions on how to tether the Blackberry Storm 9530 in Ubuntu 10.04. Sudo apt-get install python libusb-dev ppp python-usb.. A Bluetooth NAP is similar to a Wi-Fi access point.