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     3= GENI4YR Project Status Report =
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     5Period: 1Q09
     6== I. Major accomplishments ==
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     8=== A. Milestones achieved ===
     9The focus of this quarter has been to:
     10  1. Define criteria to select a research area candidate for our GENI Experiment;
     11  2. Survey research conducted at some four-year colleges;
     12  3. Tentatively identify a research area for our experiment.
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     15=== B. Deliverables made ===
     16None yet.
     17
     18== II. Description of work performed during last quarter ==
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     20=== A. Activities and findings ===
     21The focus of this quarter has been to identify a research area candidate for our GENI experiment. We surveyed some research conducted at four-year colleges in Information Technology (IT) related fields that were of interest to GENI. We narrowed IT research fields of interest to those conducted at four-year colleges in academic departments of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology and Biotechnology, in addition to all related departments. We also decided to select a research area candidate for our GENI experiment that will meet, but are not limited to, the following criteria:[[BR]]
     22  * '''Distribution and Team-Based:''' research area conductible over the network by different team across campuses and/or enterprises;
     23  * '''Heterogeneity and Autonomous:'''  research area conductible over the network by autonomous team from heterogeneous research platforms;
     24  * '''Delegation and Mobility:''' research area involving tasks that are delegable over  the network from one remote team to another in addition to providing mobility opportunity for task performance on local on mobile platform on a network node;
     25  * '''Process/Workflow and Componentization:''' research area involving processes or workflows to help ensure quality products or services when tasks are delegated among remote and autonomous teams, with probably different culture, environments and working methods. The componentization aspect should ensure task modularity before delegation;
     26  * '''Organization, Work Regulation and Resources Sharing:''' research area dealing with organizational processes and work regulation in order to ensure and regulate and control resources sharing over network nodes.
     27Findings:[[BR]]
     28We fast reviewed IT relate research as defined above from nearly thirty (30) four-year institutions. Very few research areas conducted at those institutions met the minimum criteria above to be candidates for our experiment, except the research conducted by our own team at Langston University in Distributed Software Development. We are currently refining the research area candidate for our experiment to be in “Team-Based Distributed Software Development” over the GENI infrastructure.
     29=== B. Project participants ===
     30The following individuals have helped with the project in one way or another during the last quarter:[[BR]]
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     32'''Investigators'''
     33  * Pierre Tiako, Project PI
     34  * Richard Osei (currently on leave)
     35'''Undergraduate and minority students'''
     36  * Jamal Williams
     37  * Anthony Smith
     38  * Rhema Leverett
     39  * Darnell Brown
     40  * Quansha Baker
     41  * Trystan Williams
     42  * Leon Barner Jr.
     43  * Hasaahn Jackson
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     45=== C. Publications (individual and organizational) ===
     46None yet.
     47=== D. Outreach activities ===
     48None yet.
     49=== E. Collaborations ===
     50We are continuing discussions with !OneNet about ways to combine our two efforts on this GENI projects. !OneNet officers will help determine activities of our experiment that are not feasible over the current Internet.
     51=== F. Other Contributions ===
     52None yet.