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The LEXNET project: Wireless networks and EMF: Paving the way for low-EMF networks of the future

Journal Article


Abstract


  • While, according to the World Health Organization, no adverse health effects of radio-frequency (RF) electromagnetic fields (EMFs) have been established to date, EMF exposure from wireless communication networks is nonetheless often cited as a major cause of public concern and is frequently given considerable media coverage. This article presents the results of a new survey on RF-EMF exposure risk perception together with a comprehensive overview of the EMF footprint of existing and emerging networks. On the basis of these findings, we then put forward the rationale for EMF-aware networking. Subsequently, we highlight the gaps in existing systems, which impede EMF-aware networking, and outline the key concepts of the recently launched European Union (EU) Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Integrated Project Low-EMF Exposure Future Networks (LEXNET): a new, all-encompassing, population-based metric of exposure and ways it can be used for low-EMF, quality of service (QoS)-aware network optimization.

Authors


  •   Tesanovic, Milos (external author)
  •   Conil, Emmanuelle (external author)
  •   De Domenico, Antonio (external author)
  •   Aguero, Ramon (external author)
  •   Freudenstein, Frederik (external author)
  •   Correia, Luis M. (external author)
  •   Bories, Serge (external author)
  •   Martens, Luc (external author)
  •   Wiedemann, Peter M.
  •   Wiart, Joe (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Tesanovic, M., Conil, E., De Domenico, A., Aguero, R., Freudenstein, F., Correia, L. M., Bories, S., Martens, L., Wiedemann, P. M. & Wiart, J. (2014). The LEXNET project: Wireless networks and EMF: Paving the way for low-EMF networks of the future. IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, 9 (2), 20-28.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84902086121

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/1470

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 8

Start Page


  • 20

End Page


  • 28

Volume


  • 9

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • United States

Abstract


  • While, according to the World Health Organization, no adverse health effects of radio-frequency (RF) electromagnetic fields (EMFs) have been established to date, EMF exposure from wireless communication networks is nonetheless often cited as a major cause of public concern and is frequently given considerable media coverage. This article presents the results of a new survey on RF-EMF exposure risk perception together with a comprehensive overview of the EMF footprint of existing and emerging networks. On the basis of these findings, we then put forward the rationale for EMF-aware networking. Subsequently, we highlight the gaps in existing systems, which impede EMF-aware networking, and outline the key concepts of the recently launched European Union (EU) Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Integrated Project Low-EMF Exposure Future Networks (LEXNET): a new, all-encompassing, population-based metric of exposure and ways it can be used for low-EMF, quality of service (QoS)-aware network optimization.

Authors


  •   Tesanovic, Milos (external author)
  •   Conil, Emmanuelle (external author)
  •   De Domenico, Antonio (external author)
  •   Aguero, Ramon (external author)
  •   Freudenstein, Frederik (external author)
  •   Correia, Luis M. (external author)
  •   Bories, Serge (external author)
  •   Martens, Luc (external author)
  •   Wiedemann, Peter M.
  •   Wiart, Joe (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Tesanovic, M., Conil, E., De Domenico, A., Aguero, R., Freudenstein, F., Correia, L. M., Bories, S., Martens, L., Wiedemann, P. M. & Wiart, J. (2014). The LEXNET project: Wireless networks and EMF: Paving the way for low-EMF networks of the future. IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, 9 (2), 20-28.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84902086121

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/1470

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 8

Start Page


  • 20

End Page


  • 28

Volume


  • 9

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • United States