Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of Dec2012WiMAXstatus


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    88== Agenda ==
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    10 First, these calls will review Spiral 5 goals for GENI WiMAX campus deployments and experiments.  [[BR]]
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    12 Next, it will review the status of GENI WiMAX campus deployments and extensions, plus plans for local experiments.  [[BR]] 
    13 
    14 Finally, review several WiMAX deployment tasks and issues.  [[BR]]
     10These calls will review:
     11 Spiral 5 goals for GENI WiMAX campus deployments and experiments.  [[BR]]
     12 Status of GENI WiMAX D&P tasks.  [[BR]]
     13 Status of GENI WiMAX campus deployments and extensions, plus plans for local experiments.  [[BR]] 
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    1616
     
    102102 *  Suman to organize calls/meetings   [[BR]]
    103103
    104 === 2.2)  Access to Commercial Broadband Services via MVNO Arrangements ===
     104=== 2.2)  Access to Sprint Broadband Services via MVNO Arrangements ===
     105
     106
     107=== 2.3)  Integration of WiMAX wireless sites with ProtoGENI aggregates ===
    105108
    106109
     
    118121  * Agreement between Rutgers WINLAB and Clearwire, on enhanced cooperation  [[BR]]
    119122  * Maintain accurate DB of site information and contacts at Rutgers, and share with Clearwire  [[BR]]
     123  * Maintain email list for operations issues  [[BR]]
    120124  * Responsive local contact, at each site  [[BR]]
    121125  * Centralized monitoring server at Rutgers WINLAB  [[BR]]
     
    131135 *  Review information on site information and site dashboard pages, and finalize [[BR]]
    132136 *  Establish process to add site information, then maintain and track   [[BR]]
    133  *  Establish email list for operations issues  [[BR]]
     137
    134138 *  Provide operations interface to GMOC and Clearwire   [[BR]]
    135139 *  Complete agreement with Clearwire [[BR]]
     
    138142 *  Consider adding a WiMAX "emergency stop" button, for use by the GMOC  [[BR]]
    139143
    140 === 3.2)  New services:  Multiple Base-Station Mgmt Srvc and  Data-Path GW Srvc ===
     144
     145=== 3.2)  Add "yellow nodes" to WiMAX Sites ===
     146
     147Ivan Seskar  (WINLAB) [[BR]]
     148
     149 * These are "yellow nodes", introduced in ORBIT testbed [[BR]]
     150
     151 * Can be used as:   [[BR]]
     152  * General fixed servers  [[BR]]
     153  * Support Multiple Base-Station Mgmt Srvc   [[BR]]
     154  * Support Data-Path GW Srvc  [[BR]]
     155  * Support OMF/OML and Login services  [[BR]]
     156  * Provide WiFi access points  [[BR]]
     157  * Act as fixed "mobile stations"  [[BR]]
     158  * Act as vehicular mobile station (option:  12v power supply)  [[BR]]
     159
     160  * Currently used by:  Rutgers WINLAB;  NYU Poly;  BBN  [[BR]]
     161
     162 * Fixed node  [[BR]]
     163  * I7 processor  [[BR]]
     164  * AC power supply, approx 400W
     165  * Approximate cost:  $800 - $1500  [[BR]]
     166
     167 * Mobile node  [[BR]]
     168  * I5 processor  [[BR]]
     169  * DC power supply, approx 200W
     170  * Can also be used as fixed node with AC power
     171  * Approximate cost:  $800 - $1500  [[BR]]
     172
     173What are next steps?   [[BR]]
     174  * Working with other projects, refine design to balance functionality and cost, and decide what nodes are needed at which sites   [[BR]]
     175  * Order parts (due 11/15/12)  [[BR]]
     176  * Assemble and deliver to sites  (due 1/15/13)  [[BR]]
     177  * Can a few of the current yellow nodes be delivered to sites right away with OMF/OML and new WiMAX RF AggMgr?  [[BR]]
     178
     179
     180=== 3.3)  Mobile Station using Android Handset ===
     181
     182Derek Meyer (Univ Wisconsin)[[BR]]
     183
     184 * Summary of discussions with Sprint about unlocked HTC Evo handset  [[BR]]
     185  * 3-way NDA was signed  [[BR]]
     186  * Sprint has subcontractor who handles such purchases: contact is ? [[BR]]
     187  * Many handsets in warehouse, such as HTC Evo 4G;  approx $300 per handset[[BR]]
     188  * Must be unlocked by subcontractor, so can register with GENI network;  need to provide config to subcontractor (done by Ivan)[[BR]]
     189  * Must be sure can download Android apps[[BR]]
     190
     191What are next steps?   [[BR]]
     192 * Working with other projects, establish how many handsets are needed at which sites   [[BR]]
     193 * Consider how to provide handsets to projects no longer supported by the GPO  [[BR]]
     194 * Complete negotiation with Sprint subcontractor (WSA Distributing), and order devices  (due 12/1/12) [[BR]]
     195 * Get and check samples?  [[BR]]
     196 * Verify operation, and loading of apps [[BR]]
     197 * Deliver handsets to other projects  (due 1/15/13)  [[BR]]
     198 * Support use by other projects  [[BR]]
     199 * Maintain relationship with WSA Distributing  [[BR]]
     200
     201 
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     203
     204=== 3.4)  New services:  Multiple Base-Station Mgmt Srvc and  Data-Path GW Srvc ===
    141205
    142206Ivan Seskar  (Rutgers WINLAB) and Davide Pesavento (UCLA)  [[BR]]
     
    179243 * Establish acceptance test plan by BBN, NYU Poly, for WiMAX RF AggMgr releases [[BR]]
    180244
    181 === 3.3)  WiScape Measurement Framework ===
    182 4:20pm  [[BR]]
    183 Suman Banerjee (Univ Wisc)
    184 
    185  * Overview of current functions  [[BR]]
    186   * [http://groups.geni.net/geni/attachment/wiki/GEC15Agenda/WiMAXUpdate/mse-banerjee.pdf  slides]  [[BR]]
    187   * A data measurement framework with APIs, that the clients and the measurement server expose  [[BR]]
    188   * Clients (e.g., on an Android device) measure network performance, and then report measurements to the server  [[BR]]
    189   * Measurement include latency, loss, throughput, TCP or UDP  [[BR]]
    190   * Provides feedback to network selection  [[BR]]
    191   * [http://wiscape.wings.cs.wisc.edu/new_wiscape/index.php  link to WiScape]  [[BR]]
    192 
    193 What are next steps?   [[BR]]
    194  * Work with handover project, to see if WiScape measurement framework can be part of a GENI mobility/handover/multi-homing solution  [[BR]]
    195 
    196 === 3.4)  Mobility/handover/multi-homing services  ===
    197 
    198 Parmesh Ramanathan  (Wisconsin)  [[BR]]
     245
     246=== 3.5)  New services:  GIMI I&M Services ===
     247
     248Mike Zink, Cong Wang  (UMass Amherst)  [[BR]]
     249Thanasis Korakis, Fraid Fund  (NYU Poly)  [[BR]]
     250
     251 * Integrate available (rel beta2) GIMI I&M tools with WiMAX sites  [[BR]]
     252 * Train campus sites on use of GIMI I&M tools  [[BR]]
     253 * Demonstrate GIMI I&M tools for WiMAX experiments at GEC16  [[BR]]
     254
     255
     256
     257=== 3.6)  Mobility/handover/multi-homing services  ===
     258
     259Parmesh Ramanathan  (Wisconsin) and KC Wang (Clemson)  [[BR]]
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    200261 * Projects requiring handover include:  Clemson, Wayne State, Wisconsin and UCLA.    [[BR]]
     
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    233294
    234 === 3.5)  Add "yellow nodes" to WiMAX Sites ===
    235 
    236 Ivan Seskar  (WINLAB) [[BR]]
    237 
    238  * These are "yellow nodes", introduced in ORBIT testbed [[BR]]
    239 
    240  * Can be used as:   [[BR]]
    241   * General fixed servers  [[BR]]
    242   * Support Multiple Base-Station Mgmt Srvc   [[BR]]
    243   * Support Data-Path GW Srvc  [[BR]]
    244   * Support OMF/OML and Login services  [[BR]]
    245   * Provide WiFi access points  [[BR]]
    246   * Act as fixed "mobile stations"  [[BR]]
    247   * Act as vehicular mobile station (option:  12v power supply)  [[BR]]
    248 
    249   * Currently used by:  Rutgers WINLAB;  NYU Poly;  BBN  [[BR]]
    250 
    251  * How can these be provided to sites?  [[BR]]
    252   * One design to serve all needs  [[BR]]
    253   * Approximate cost:  $800 - $1500  [[BR]]
    254 
    255 What are next steps?   [[BR]]
    256   * Working with other projects, refine design to balance functionality and cost, and decide what nodes are needed at which sites   [[BR]]
    257   * Order parts (due 11/15/12)  [[BR]]
    258   * Assemble and deliver to sites  (due 1/15/13)  [[BR]]
    259   * Can a few of the current yellow nodes be delivered to sites right away with OMF/OML and new WiMAX RF AggMgr?  [[BR]]
    260 
    261 
    262 === 3.6)  Mobile Station using Android Handset ===
    263 
    264 Derek Meyer (Univ Wisconsin)[[BR]]
    265 
    266  * Summary of discussions with Sprint about unlocked HTC Evo handset  [[BR]]
    267   * 3-way NDA was signed  [[BR]]
    268   * Sprint has subcontractor who handles such purchases: contact is ? [[BR]]
    269   * Many handsets in warehouse, such as HTC Evo 4G;  approx $300 per handset[[BR]]
    270   * Must be unlocked by subcontractor, so can register with GENI network;  need to provide config to subcontractor (done by Ivan)[[BR]]
    271   * Must be sure can download Android apps[[BR]]
    272 
    273 What are next steps?   [[BR]]
    274  * Working with other projects, establish how many handsets are needed at which sites   [[BR]]
    275  * Consider how to provide handsets to projects no longer supported by the GPO  [[BR]]
    276  * Complete negotiation with Sprint subcontractor (WSA Distributing), and order devices  (due 12/1/12) [[BR]]
    277  * Get and check samples?  [[BR]]
    278  * Verify operation, and loading of apps [[BR]]
    279  * Deliver handsets to other projects  (due 1/15/13)  [[BR]]
    280  * Support use by other projects  [[BR]]
    281  * Maintain relationship with WSA Distributing  [[BR]]
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