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Rajan Shankaran is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director (PG studies) at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He received his MBA (MIS) degree in Information Systems Maastricht School of Management in 1994; and MSc (Honours) and PhD degrees in Network Communications and Security from the University of Western Sydney in 1999 and 2005 respectively. He mainly works in the areas of D2D communications, medical implant security, network security and trust in mobile networks. He has served as a program committee member for a number of conferences in computer networking and security. More recently, he has served Technical Program Committee member for WMNC 2017, Mobility 2017 and WCNC 2018. He was also recently in the organizing committee of IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2017 and CNSM 2017.

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Projects 2009 2017

Research Output 1997 2019

Energy efficient military surveillance: coverage meets connectivity

Thomas, D., Shankaran, R., Orgun, M., Hitchens, M. & Ni, W., 15 May 2019, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 19, 10, p. 3902-3911 10 p., 8625552.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Energy efficiency
Scheduling algorithms
Base stations

A critical analysis of mobility management related issues of wireless sensor networks in cyber physical systems

Al-Muhtadi, J., Qiang, M., Zeb, K., Chaudhry, J., Saleem, K., Derhab, A., Orgun, M., Shankaran, R., Imran, M. & Pasha, M., 6 Mar 2018, In : IEEE Access. 6, p. 16363-16376 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Wireless sensor networks
Cyber Physical System

Joint autonomous resource selection and scheduled resource allocation for D2D-based V2X communication

Li, X., Shankaran, R., Orgun, M., Ma, L. & Xu, Y., 20 Jul 2018, 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Vol. 2018-June. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Resource Allocation
Resource allocation
Value of Information

Resource allocation for underlay D2D communication with proportional fairness

Li, X., Shankaran, R., Orgun, M. A., Fang, G. & Xu, Y., Jul 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 67, 7, p. 6244-6258 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Proportional Fairness
Resource Allocation
Resource allocation
Telecommunication networks

Roundtable gossip algorithm: a novel sparse trust mining method for large-scale recommendation systems

Liu, M., Xu, G., Zhang, J., Shankaran, R., Luo, G., Zheng, X. & Zhang, Z., 1 Jan 2018, Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing: 18th International Conference, ICA3PP 2018, Proceedings, Part IV. Vaidya, J. & Li, J. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer-VDI-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, p. 495-510 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11337 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Recommendation System
Recommender systems
Large-scale Systems