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Posted to arXiv - A Novel A Priori Simulation Algorithm for Absorbing Receivers in Diffusion-Based Molecular Communication Systems

Our paper "A Novel A Priori Simulation Algorithm for Absorbing Receivers in Diffusion-Based Molecular Communication Systems" was posted to arXiv. This paper shows how a Monte Carlo type approach can be used to efficiently simulate surface absorption in microscopic particle-based simulations. Compared with the usual method for simulating microscopic surface absorption, the proposed scheme can speed up simulations by many orders of magnitude with a very small loss in accuracy. The paper was co-authored with Yiran Wang and Nan Yang and submitted for journal publication. An implementation of this algorithm is included in the AcCoRD simulator (Actor-based Communication via Reaction-Diffusion).

Wed 05 September 2018, 08:59 | Tags: molecular communication, arxiv, simulation

Papers Accepted for IEEE GLOBECOM 2018

The following papers papers were accepted for presentation at the 2018 Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM):

  • "Modeling Duct Flow for Molecular Communication" (link to arXiv version). This paper was co-authored with Wayan Wicke, Tobias Schwering, Arman Ahamdzadeh, Vahid Jamali, and Robert Schober.
  • "Transceiver Observations in Asymmetric and Symmetric Diffusive Molecular Communication Systems". This paper was co-authored with Lanting Zha, Yansha Deng, Maged Elkashlan, and Arumugam Nallanathan.

GLOBECOM will be in Abu Dhabi from 9-13 December, 2018.

Mon 16 July 2018, 21:28 | Tags: molecular communication, conference

Posted to arXiv - Algorithm for Mesoscopic Advection-Diffusion

Our paper "Algorithm for Mesoscopic Advection-Diffusion" was posted to arXiv. The title is pretty straightforward; we present and implement an algorithm to simulate both diffusion and flow within the spatial SSA (also know as the spatial Gillespie or mesoscopic simulation algorithm). These kinds of simulations divide an environment into virtual subvolumes and track the numbers and types of molecules present in each subvolume. They have long been used to simulate reaction-diffusion systems, and our contribution adds bulk fluid flow. The paper was co-authored with Dimitrios Makrakis and submitted for journal publication. The full implementation of the algorithm is included in the AcCoRD simulator (Actor-based Communication via Reaction-Diffusion).

Fri 01 June 2018, 08:35 | Tags: molecular communication, arxiv, simulation

Special Issue on Mathematical Modeling, Implementations, Applications and Simulators for Molecular Communications

I helped to guest edit a Special Issue for Nano Communication Networks on "Mathematical Modeling, Implementations, Applications and Simulators for Molecular Communications". Five articles were accepted and they have been published in the June 2018 issue. A free link (will work until 5 July) to the editorial is here: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1X3D-6hBrE2MlB

Tue 29 May 2018, 10:48 | Tags: editorial

Paper Accepted for IWMBMC workshop at IEEE SECON 2018

The paper "A New Simulation Algorithm for Absorbing Receiver in Molecular Communications" (link to arXiv version) was accepted for presentation at the 2018 International Workshop on Molecular, Biological and Multiscale Communications, which is being held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (IEEE SECON). This paper was co-authored with Yiran Wang and Nan (Jonas) Yang. The workshop will be in Hong Kong from 11-13 June, 2018.

Wed 04 April 2018, 09:18 | Tags: molecular communication, conference, simulation

Funded PhD Studentship Available - Applications due 30 April

We have a PhD studentship available on microscopic behavioural dynamics. For a UK/EU recipient, university fees are covered. Overseas applicants will be considered but they must cover the tuition fee difference (more on fees). For more details and to apply for the studentship, follow this link. For informal enquiries, you can email me directly. Please apply by 30 April 2018 for guaranteed consideration, but applications will remain open until the position is filled.

Mon 02 April 2018, 22:12

Migrating Homepage from adamnoel.ca

I'm gradually migrating content from my previous homepage at https://www.adamnoel.ca. Going forward, this page will be kept up to date. The external site will eventually be taken down.

Wed 28 March 2018, 08:40