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Dr Bogdan V Ghita BEng (Hons) PhD MBCS MIEEE

Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Computer Networks

Brief biographical information

bogdan.ghita@plymouth.ac.uk

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Research interests

QoS measurement and provisioning.
User and application profiling and fairness.
Network security.
Wireless networking.

 

Education/qualifications

1999-2004 PhD, "Performance Characterisation of IP Networks"
2001-2002 Postgraduate Certificate of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE)
1993-1998 Diploma Engineer (BEng Hons equiv)

Professional memberships

Member of the British Computer Society (BCS) - 2005
Member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 2010

External appointments

External examiner for the BEng Telecommunications and Networks, BSc Computer Networks, and BSc Computer Networks and Security programmes, Birmingham City University (2012-2015)
Programme validation event - external panel member, Computing, IT, and Networking BSc programmes, Birmingham City University, May 2009
Programme validation event - external panel member, MSc in Networking and Security, Cork Institute of Technology, March 2009

External examiner for the Networks Foundation programme at University of Bedfordshire (2007-2011)
Reviewer for the UK-India Education and Research Cooperation Initiative, 2006
External examiner for the Computer Networks BSc programme at North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (2006-2009)


Journal papers

DSP-based bottleneck bandwidth estimation
Edwan T, Ghita BV, Wang XG
Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp538-547, 2009
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A new taxonomy for comparing intrusion detection systems
Tucker C, Furnell SM, Ghita BV, Brooke PJ
Internet Research, vol. 17, no. 1, pp88-98, 2007
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Usability pitfalls in Wireless LAN Security
Furnell SM, Ghita BV
Network Security, March, pp4-8, 2006
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Endpoint study of Internet paths and web pages transfers
Ghita BV, Furnell SM, Lines BL, Ifeachor E
Campus Wide Information Systems, vol. 20, no. 3, pp90-97, 2003
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Assessing the global accessibility of the Internet
Ngini CU, Furnell SM, Ghita BV
Internet Research, vol. 12, no. 4, pp329-338, 2002
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Network Quality of Service Monitoring for IP Telephony
Ghita BV, Furnell SM, Lines BL, Le Foll D, Ifeachor E
Internet Research, vol. 11, no. 1, pp26-34, 2001
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6 Journal papers

Conference papers

Achieving Improved Network Subscriber Geo-Location
Mansfield T, Ghita BV, Ambroze MA
Proceedings of the Tenth International Network Conference (INC 2014), Plymouth, UK, July 8-9, pp107-116, ISBN: 978-1-84102-373-1, 2014
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A M2M-based Automotive Service Delivery Platform for Distributed Vehicular Applications
Glaab M, Fuhrmann W, Wietzke J, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Tenth International Network Conference (INC 2014), Plymouth, UK, July 8-9, pp35-45, ISBN: 978-1-84102-373-1, 2014
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Assay of White Space Technology Standards for Vehicular Cognitive Access
Dawood M, Fuhrmann W, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Tenth International Network Conference (INC 2014), Plymouth, UK, July 8-9, pp23-33, ISBN: 978-1-84102-373-1, 2014
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Hop-Based Dynamic Fair Scheduler for Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks
Marchang J, Ghita BV, Lancaster D
Proceedings of 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems (ANTS), 15-18 December 2013, Chennai, India, ISBN: 978-1-4799-1477-7, 2013
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Framework for Generic Context- and Policy-Based Traffic Distribution in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: Black Rider
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (WAINA 2013) , pp 534 - 541, ISBN 978-1-4673-6239-9, 2013
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Generic Real-Time Traffic Distribution Framework: Black Rider
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2013), pp 1-8, ISBN: 978-1-4673-5774-6, 2013
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Prospects for WLAN in the Evolved Packet Core Environment
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Rinkel A, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the 5th IFIP International Conference on new Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS 2012), pp1-5, ISBN: 978-1-4673-0228-9, 2012
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A Novel Security Architecture for a Space-Data DTN
Clarke NL, Katos V, Menesidou SA, Ghita BV, Furnell SM
10th International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications – WWIC 2012, Santorini, Greece, June 6-8, pp342-349, 2012
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Improving Fairness in Ad Hoc Networks Based on Neighbour's Transmission Rate
Arabi M, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 11), 6-9 September 2011, Wrexham, UK, pp 292-299, ISBN: 978-0-946881-68-0, 2011
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A New Approach to Model a Formalised Description of a Communication Service for the Purpose of Functional Testing
Wacht P, Eichelmann T, Lehmann A, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 11), 6-9 September 2011, Wrexham, UK, pp 262-269, ISBN: 978-0-946881-68-0, 2011
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EPS QoS Enforcement on Layer 3 with Diffserv
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Rinkel A, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 11), 6-9 September 2011, Wrexham, UK, pp 199-204, ISBN: 978-0-946881-68-0, 2011
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Discussion on a Framework and its Service Structures for generating JSLEE based Value-Added Services
Eichelmann T, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 11), 6-9 September 2011, Wrexham, UK, pp 169-177, ISBN: 978-0-946881-68-0, 2011
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Improvements to Inter System Handover in the EPC Environment
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Rinkel A, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS) 2011, pp1-5, ISBN: 978-1-4244-8705-9 , 2011
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Optimising Quality of Service through the controlled aggregation of traffic
Culverhouse ME, Ghita BV, Reynolds PL, Wang XG
Proceedings of the fifth International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST), 8-11 Nov, pp1-7, ISBN: 978-1-4244-8862-9, 2010
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Non-intrusive Identification of Peer-to-Peer Traffic
Ulliac A, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service (CTRQ), 13-19 June, pp116-121, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7273-4, 2010
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Signalling Effort Evaluation of Mobility Protocols within Evolved Packet Core Network
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Rinkel A, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Eighth International Network Conference (INC 2010), Heidelberg, Germany, 8-10 July, ISBN: 978-1-84102-259-8, pp99-108, 2010
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Enhanced Concept of the TeamCom SCE for Automated Generated Services Based on JSLEE
Eichelmann T, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Eighth International Network Conference (INC 2010), Heidelberg, Germany, 8-10 July, ISBN: 978-1-84102-259-8, pp75-84, 2010
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A Bootstrap Mechanism for NGN QoS Profiling
Weber F, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Bleimann U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Eighth International Network Conference (INC 2010), Heidelberg, Germany, 8-10 July, ISBN: 978-1-84102-259-8, pp61-70, 2010
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Improving Fairness in Ad Hoc Networks through Collision Rate Control
Arabi M, Ghita BV, Wang XG
Proceedings of the Eighth International Network Conference (INC 2010), Heidelberg, Germany, 8-10 July, ISBN: 978-1-84102-259-8, pp51-59, 2010
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Statistical analysis of Snort alarms for a medium-sized network
Chantawutt K, Ghita BV
Ninth Annual Security Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, US, 7-8 April, 2010
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Reference Architecture for End-to-End QoS in Heterogeneous Wireless Network Environments
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Rinkel A, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA09), pp630-639, ISBN: 978-0-946881-65-9, 2009
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AI-based QoS Profiling for NGN User Terminals
Weber F, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Bleimann U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA09), Wrexham, UK, ISBN: 978-0-946881-65-9, pp539-548, 2009
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A Sample of Consumer Wi-Fi Use & Security in the UK
Cunningham S, Grout VM, Ghita BV
Seventh Annual Communication Networks and Services Research Conference, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, 11-13 May, pp386-390, 2009
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Neural Network Estimation of TCP Performance
Ghita BV, Furnell SM
Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service (CTRQ 2008), Bucharest, Romania, 29 June – 5 July, pp53-58, 2008
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A Framework for Improved QoS Evaluation and Control in SIP-Based NGN
Weber F, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Bleimann U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Seventh International Network Conference (INC2008), Plymouth, UK, 8-10 July, pp27-37, 2008
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Bottleneck Bandwidth Estimation Using Frequency Analysis
Edwan T, Ghita BV, Wang XG
Proceedings of the International Workshop on Performance Modeling and Evaluation in Computer and Telecommunication Networks (PMECT07) in conjunction with 16th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN07), Honolulu, Hawaii,, 13-16 August, ISBN: 1-4244-1251-X, 2007
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Preemptive retransmission – improving the performance of short-lived TCP connections
Tarr AJ, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Sixth IASTED International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (CSN 2007), August 29-31, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, ISBN: 978-0-88986-695-9, pp63-68, 2007
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Quality of Service Monitoring and Accounting
Culverhouse ME, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications, 4-7 September, Wrexham, UK, ISBN: 978-0-946881-54-3, pp292–299, 2007
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Assessing the usability of WLAN security for SOHO users
Ghita BV, Furnell SM
Proceedings of the Fifth Security Conference 2006, Las Vegas, USA, 19-20 April, CD Proceedings Only, 2006
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New Architecture for a Centralized Next Generation Profile Register in Future Mobile Telecommunication Networks
Diehl A, Soler J, Fuhrmann W, Bleimann U, Reynolds PL, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Sixth International Network Conference (INC2006), Plymouth, UK, 11-14 July, pp307-314, 2006
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A New Taxonomy for Intrusion Detection
Tucker C, Furnell SM, Ghita BV, Brooke PJ
Proceedings of the Sixth International Network Conference (INC2006), Plymouth, UK, 11-14 July, pp253-260, 2006
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HTTP-Aware Anonymisation of Packet Traces
Salama E, Ghita BV, Furnell SM
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications, Wrexham, UK, 7-9 September, pp 421-431, 2005
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TCP Performance Estimation Using Neural Networks Modelling
Ghita BV, Furnell SM, Lines BL, Ifeachor E
Proceedings of Fifth International Network Conference (INC 2005), July 5-7, Samos, Greece, pp19-30, 2005
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Survey of Wireless Access Point Security
Voisin M, Ghita BV, Dowland PS
Proceedings of the Fourth Security Conference 2005, Las Vegas, USA, 30-31 March, 2005
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Endpoint study of Internet paths and web pages transfers
Ghita BV, Furnell SM, Lines BL, Ifeachor E
Proceedings of the Third International Network Conference (INC 2002), Plymouth, UK, 16-18 July 2002, pp261-270, 2002
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Non-intrusive IP Network Performance Monitoring for TCP Flows
Ghita BV, Lines BL, Furnell SM, Ifeachor E
Proceedings of IEEE ICT2001, Bucharest, Romania, pp290-295, 4-7 June, 2001
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IP Networks Performance Monitoring of Voice Flows for IP Telephony
Ghita BV, Furnell SM, Lines BL, Le Foll D, Ifeachor E
Proceedings of the Second International Network Conference (INC 2000), Plymouth, UK, pp145-155, 3-6 July, 2000
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Measurement of IP Transport Parameters for IP Telephony
Ghita BV, Furnell SM, Lines BL, Ifeachor E
Proceedings of PG Net 2000 ? 1st Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting, Liverpool, UK, pp31-36, 19-20 June, 2000
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38 Conference papers

Edited books

Proceedings of the Tenth International Network Conference (INC 2014)
Dowland PS, Furnell SM, Ghita BV
Plymouth, 8-10 July, ISBN: 978-1-84102-373-1, pp197, 2014
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1 Edited books

Internal publications

Application of LDPC Codes to Networks
Bijjargi R, Ambroze MA, Ghita BV
Advances in Communications, Computing, Networks and Security Volume 10, ISBN: 978-1-84102-358-8, pp195-202, 2013
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AI-Based TCP Performance Modelling
Mahmoud K, Ghita BV
Advances in Communications, Computing, Networks and Security Volume 10, ISBN: 978-1-84102-358-8, pp178-185, 2013
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Statistical Analysis of Snort Alerts
Remi-Omosowon OB, Ghita BV
Advances in Communications, Computing, Networks and Security Volume 8, ISBN: 978-1-84102-293-2, pp207-215, 2011
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Implementing Resource Revocation Utility for Network Operations Centre Management Console
Kayode OS, Ghita BV
Advances in Communications, Computing, Networks and Security Volume 8, ISBN: 978-1-84102-293-2, pp189-199, 2011
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Non-Intrusive Identification of Peer-to-Peer Traffic
Ulliac A, Ghita BV
Advances in Communications, Computing, Networks and Security Volume 7, ISBN: 978-1-84102-283-3, pp175-183, 2010
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AI-based TCP Performance Modelling
Piger B, Ghita BV
Advances in Communications, Computing, Networks and Security Volume 7, ISBN: 978-1-84102-283-3, pp78-86, 2010
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Trend Analysis of Snort Alarms
Chantawutt K, Ghita BV
Advances in Communications, Computing, Networks and Security Volume 7, ISBN: 978-1-84102-283-3, pp45-52, 2010
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Integration of Model-Based Functional Testing Procedures within a Creation Environment for Value Added Services
Wacht P, Lehmann A, Eichelmann T, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Sixth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2010), Plymouth, UK, ISBN: 978-1-84102-269-7, pp61-73, 2010
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A New Architectural-Approach for Next Generation Automotive Applications
Glaab M, Fuhrmann W, Wietzke J, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Sixth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2010), Plymouth, UK, ISBN: 978-1-84102-269-7, pp11-18, 2010
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Applying and Validating AI-Based QoS Profiling for NGN User Terminals
Weber F, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Bleimann U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fifth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2009), Darmstadt, Germany, ISBN: 978-1-84102-236-9, pp205-215, 2009
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A New Approach to Classify and Describe Telecommunication Services
Lehmann A, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fifth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2009), Darmstadt, Germany, ISBN: 978-1-84102-236-9, pp173-182, 2009
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Bottom Up Survey of the WiMAX Technology
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Rinkel A, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fifth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2009), Darmstadt, Germany, ISBN: 978-1-84102-236-9, pp160-172, 2009
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Support of Parallel BPEL Activities for the TeamCom Service Creation Platform for Next Generation Networks
Eichelmann T, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fifth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2009), Darmstadt, Germany, ISBN: 978-1-84102-236-9, pp69-80, 2009
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Analysis and Evaluation of IDS Alerts on a Corporate Network
Rousseau C, Clarke NL, Ghita BV
Advances in Communications, Computing, Networks and Security 5, ISBN: 978-1-84102-257-4, pp68-77, 2008
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End-to-End QoS and Mobility in Wireless Access Networks Interworking with the 3GPP EPC
Frei S, Fuhrmann W, Rinkel A, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2008), Wrexham, UK, ISBN: 978-1-84102-196-6, pp194-207, 2008
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Creation of Value Added Services in NGN with BPEL
Eichelmann T, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2008), Wrexham, UK, ISBN: 978-1-84102-196-6, pp186-193, 2008
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Selection of QoS Monitoring Points in a New QoS Control Framework for SIP-Based NGN
Weber F, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Bleimann U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2008), Wrexham, UK, ISBN: 978-1-84102-196-6, pp176-185, 2008
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New Possibilities for the Provision of Value-Added Services in SIP-Based Peer-To-Peer Networks
Lehmann A, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Fourth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2008), Wrexham, UK, ISBN: 978-1-84102-196-6, pp166-175, 2008
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Analysis of End-to-End Techniques for Bottleneck Bandwidth & Path Capacity Estimation
Edwan T, Ghita BV, Wang XG
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 4, ISBN: 978-1-84102-180-5, pp38-50, 2007
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An investigation on the relationship of aggregated TCP and UDP traffic
Davy M, Ghita BV
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 4, ISBN: 978-1-84102-180-5, pp19-29, 2007
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QoS in SIP-based NGN – state of the art and new requirements
Weber F, Fuhrmann W, Trick U, Bleimann U, Ghita BV
Proceedings of the Third Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking (SEIN 2007), Plymouth, UK, ISBN: 978-1-8410-2173-7, pp201-214, 2007
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Neural-based TCP performance modelling
Xue XD, Ghita BV
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 3, pp109-117, 2006
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Network Security Audit
Liu D, Ghita BV
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 3, pp39-47, 2006
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Super Fast Retransmit: A Proposal to Improve the Performance of Short-Lived TCP Connections
Tarr AJ, Ghita BV
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 3, pp10-19, 2006
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Development of a Linux-Based Management Service Using the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Mochamet M, Ghita BV
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 2, pp102-108, 2005
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Survey of Wireless Access Point Security in Plymouth
Voisin M, Ghita BV, Furnell SM
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 2, pp85-92, 2005
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World Wide Web Content Study Based on Anonymised Network Traces
Salama E, Ghita BV, Furnell SM
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 2, pp74-84, 2005
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The Interaction Between Mobile IPv6 and Firewalls
Ghashash L, Furnell SM, Akram A, Ghita BV
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering 2, pp66-73, 2005
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Assessing Global Internet Accessibility
Alharbi MA, Furnell SM, Ghita BV
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering, pp81-89, 2004
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Privacy Implications of Network Monitoring
Periasamy V, Ghita BV, Furnell SM
Advances in Network & Communication Engineering, pp63-71, 2004
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30 Internal publications

75 publication(s) - all categories.

Editorships / Refereeing for journals

Referee, IEEE Communications Letters
Referee, Computer Communications, Elsevier
Referee, Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier
Referee, International Journal of Computer Science and Security, CSC Journals

Conferences organised

Networking your business (tutorial part of International Network Conference 2006), Plymouth, UK, 14 July 2006

Other international conference activities

Technical Programme Committee memeber, ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSYS 2012, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US, 22-24 February 2012
International Programme Committee member, The 36th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 2011, IEEE LCN 2011, Bonn, Germany, 4-7 October 2011
International Programme Committee member,The Fourth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications,  ITA 11, Wrexham, UK, 6-9 September 2011
Technical Programme Committee member, Ad Hoc, Sensor and Mesh Networking Symposium (AHSM), IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC2011, Kyoto, Japan, 5-9 June 2011
Technical Programme Committee member, The Fourth International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service, CTRQ 2011, Budapest, Hungary, 17-22 April 2011
International Programme Committee member, IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 2010, IEEE LCN 2010, Denver, Colorado, US, 11-14 October 2010
International Programme Committee member, South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, SAICSIT, Bela Bela, South Africa, 11-14 October 2010.
Technical Programme Committee member,  The Fourth International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies, SECURWARE 2010, Venice, Italy, 18-25 July 2010,
Technical Programme Committee member, IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Freiburg, Germany, 26-31 July 2010
International Programme Committee member, Future Generation Communication and Networking, FGCS2009, Jeju-Island, Korea, 10-12 December 2009
International Programme Committee member, IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 2009, IEEE LCN 2009, Zurich, Switzerland, 20-23 October 2009
International Programme Committee member, South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, SAICSIT, South Africa, 13-14 October 2009.
International Programme Committee member, ITA 09, The Third International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications, Wrexham, UK, 8-11 September 2009
Technical Programme Committee member, The Second International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service, CTRQ 2009, Colmar, France, 20-25 July 2009,
Technical Programme Committee co-chair,  The Third International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies, SECURWARE 2009, Athens, Greece, 18-23 June 2009,
Publicity co-chair, The Fourth International Conference on COMmunication System softWAre and middlewaRE, COMSWARE 2009, Dublin, Ireland, 15-19 June 2009
Technical Programme Committee member, 1st International Workshop on Traffic Engineering, Modelling, Analysis, Control and Simulation, TEMACS '09, Rome, Italy, 2-6 March 2009
International Programme Committee member, IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks - IEEE LCN 2008, Montreal, Canada, 20-23 October 2008
International Programme Committee member, IEEE WiMob 2008 Workshop, Avignon, France, 12-14 October 2008
International Programme Committee member, South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, SAICSIT 2008, South Africa, 6-8 October 2008.
Technical Programme Committee co-chair, SECURWARE 2008, The Second International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems, and Technologies, Cap Esterel, France, 25-31 August, 2008
Technical Programme Committee Member, International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks - ICCCN2008, QoS Control and Traffic Modelling track,  St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, US, 4-7 August 2008
International Programme Committee Member, 2nd International Workshop on Performance Modeling and Evaluation in Computer and Telecommunication Networks, PMECT 2008,Virgin Islands, August 2007
International Programme Committee Member, PerGrid08, The International Symposium on Pervasive Grid, Sao Paolo, Brasil, 16-18 July 2008
International Programme Committee Member, International Network Conference 2008, INC 2008, Plymouth, UK, July 2008
Technical Programme Committee Member, International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service CTRQ2008, Bucharest, Romania, 29 June - 5 July 2008
International Programme Committee Member, Communication Systems and Networks - AsiaCSN 2008, Langkawi, Malaysia, 2-4 April, 2008
International Programme Committee Member, Future Generation Communication and Networking, 6-8 December, 2007, Jeju-Island, Korea 
International Programme Committee Member, IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 2007, IEEE LCN 2007, Dublin, Ireland, October 2007
International Programme Committee Member, International Workshop on Performance Modeling and Evaluation in Computer and Telecommunication Networks, PMECT 2007, Honolulu Hawaii, August 2007
International Programme Committee Member, Internet Technologies and Applications 2007, ITA07, Wrexham, UK, September 2007
International Programme Committee Member, The Fourth IASTED Asian Conference on Communication Systems and Networks, AsiaCSN 2007, Phuket, Thailand, April 2007
International Programme Committee Member, Internet Technologies and Applications 2005, ITA05, Wrexham, UK, September 2005
International Programme Committee Member,International Network Conference 2005, INC 2005, Samos, Greece, July 2005
Local Organising Committee Member and International Programme Committee Member, International Network Conference 2004, INC 2004, Plymouth, UK, July 2004
Local Organising Committee Member and International Programme Committee Member, International Network Conference 2002, INC 2002, Plymouth, UK, 16-18 July 2002
Local Organising Committee member, International Network Conference 2000, INC 2000, Plymouth, UK, 3-6 July 2000


Reviewer, Second International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security, NTMS 2008, Tangier, Morocco, 5-7 November, 2008
Reviewer, SAICSIT 2007, Fish River Sun Resort, South Africa, October 2007
Reviewer, Modelling and Simulation 2007, MS 2007, Montreal, Canada, June 2007
Reviewer, Communications and Computer Networks 2006, CCN 2006, Lima, Peru, October 2006
Reviewer, Modelling and Simulation 2006, MS 2006, Montreal, Canada, May 2006
Reviewer, Networks and Communication Systems 2006, NCS2006, Chiang Mai, Thailand, March 2006
Reviewer, IEEE Globecom 2005, St Louis, USA, November 2005
Reviewer, International Conference on Trust, Privacy, and Security in Digital Business, Trustbus '05, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2005
Reviewer, International Conference on Sciences of Electronic, Technologies of Information and Telecommunications, SETIT 2005, Susa, Tunisia, March 2005 
Reviewer, IFIP World Computer Congress, WCC, Toulouse, France, August 2004

Current MPhil/PhD Supervisions

Completed MPhil/PhD Supervisions

Examination of research degrees

2014 - Security Audit Compliance for Cloud Computing, Plymouth University (internal examiner)
2014 - The Holistic Optimisation of Packet Filters Across a Domain, Glyndwr University
2013 - Improving network performance through dynamic IP filtering techniques, Glyndwr University
2012 - Behaviour Profiling for Mobile Devices, Plymouth University (internal examiner)
2012 - Incident Prioritisation for Intrusion Response Systems, Plymouth University (internal examiner)
2012 - Multi-Dimensional-Personalization in online and offline contexts, Plymouth University (internal examiner)
2011 - Video Quality Prediction for Video over Wireless Access Networks (UMTS and WLAN), Plymouth University (internal examiner)
2011 - Improving Intrusion Prevention, Detection, and Response, Plymouth University (internal examiner)
2009 - Enhancement of Perceived Quality of Service for Voice over Internet Protocol Systems, PhD thesis, University of Plymouth (internal examiner), UK
2008 - An Adaptive Mobility and Quality Service Enabler for Streaming Applications over IP Multimedia Subsystem, PhD thesis, University of Glamorgan, UK
2007 - Estimating Long-Range Dependent Self-Similar Network Traffic: Performance Evaluation and Control, PhD thesis, North East Wales Institute, UK
2007 - A Two-Tier Intrusion Detection System for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, PhD thesis, University of Plymouth (internal examiner), UK

Invited Presentations, Lectures, etc.

"Watching the internet - from numbers to images", Keynote Lecture, Third International Conference on Usability Engineering, University of Oviedo, Spain, 20 May 2008.
"Evolution and trends in network monitoring", Invited Speech, JDSU, Plymouth, UK, 11 October 2006
"Network Monitoring - from ping to present", Keynote Speech, 11th Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Oviedo, Spain, 22-24 March 2006