Debashis Saha

Debashis Saha is currently a full professor with the MIS Group, Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Calcutta (Kolkata, India). Previously, he was with CSE Department at Jadavpur University (Kolkata, India). He received his BE (Hons) degree from Jadavpur University (Kolkata, India), and the MTech and PhD degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur (India), all in electronics and telecommunications engineering. His research interests include pervasive communication and computing, network operations, management and security, wireless networking and mobile computing, ICT for development, and network economics. He has supervised thirteen doctoral theses, published about 250 research papers in various conferences and journals, and directed four funded research projects on networking. He is a member of the organizing/program committee of several international conferences, and is a regular reviewer of several international journals. He has co-authored several book chapters, a monograph, and five books including Networking Infrastructure for Pervasive Computing: Enabling Technologies and Systems (Norwell, MA: Kluwer, 2002) and Location Management and Routing in Mobile Wireless Networks (Boston, MA: Artech House, 2003). Dr. Saha is the recipient of the prestigious career award for Young Teachers from AICTE, Government of India, and is a SERC Visiting Fellow with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. He is a Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology (WAST), Senior Life Member of Computer Society of India, Senior Member of IEEE, member of ACM, member of AIS, and member of the International Federation of Information Processing Working Group’s 6.8 and 6.10. He was the founding Chair of Calcutta Chapter of IEEE Communications Society (2003-2008) which won the ‘Best Chapter of the World’ award in 2008.

Publications

Advances in Data Communications and Networking for Digital Business Transformation
Debashis Saha. © 2018. 358 pages.
Sustaining a competitive edge in today’s business world requires innovative approaches to product, service, and management systems design and performance. Advances in computing...
Use of Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) for Post-Deployment Replanning of UMTS Networks: Dual-Homing of RNCs for Handling Diurnal Mobility
Samir K Sadhukhan, Chayanika Bose, Debashis Saha. © 2018. 30 pages.
Inherent dynamism in user movement demands for post-deployment tuning of UMTS networks to minimize the total cost of ownership (TCO). Conventionally, UMTS operators so far have...
Analytical Study of a Dual Pointer Based Strategy for Location Update Using Node B Sojourn Time in UMTS Networks
Samir K. Sadhukhan, Chayanika Bose, Debashis Saha, Asis Chattopadhyay. © 2018. 27 pages.
This article describes how Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) is a 3G cellular network standard that uses location update (LU) and location search (LS) for...
A Cost-Effective Cloud Strategy for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs): Transforming Business With Amazon's EC2 Spot Instances
Debashis Saha. © 2018. 26 pages.
In cloud service provisioning, spot instances are an attractive option for IT managers of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that usually have sporadic requirements for cloud...
Categorisation of Telecom Circles in India: Do We Need to Have a Relook from the Mobile Diffusion Perspective?
Debashis Saha. © 2017. 19 pages.
Ever since mobile has revolutionized the telecom scenario in India, experts often ask a pertinent question: is the old assignment of twenty-two telecom circles into four...
How Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Should Bid for Spot Instances of Amazon's EC2 Cloud
Debashis Saha. © 2014. 17 pages.
In cloud service provisioning, spot instances are spare slots for which it has no pre-booking, unlike reserved or on-demand instances for which a cloud service provider (CSP) has...
Web-Based Multimedia Advancements in Data Communications and Networking Technologies
Varadharajan Sridhar, Debashis Saha. © 2013. 355 pages.
New data communication technologies, and the resulting policies and management, can have a profound effect on the success of business organizations. By quantifying the impact of...
Emerging Areas of Research in Business Data Communications
Debashis Saha, Varadharajan Sridhar. © 2013. 8 pages.
Platform on Platform (PoP) Model for Meta-Networking: A New Paradigm for Networks of the Future
Debashis Saha, Varadharajan Sridhar. © 2013. 10 pages.
In this research essay, the authors envision a Platform-on-Platform (PoP) model to understand the (r)evolutionary nature of future networks, with examples and constructs from the...
Next Generation Data Communication Technologies: Emerging Trends
Debashis Saha, Varadharajan Sridhar. © 2012. 416 pages.
Data sharing is central to the existence of any computer network. Research on the types of networks used to transmit data, as well as the nature of the data itself, is essential...
Recent Advances in Broadband Integrated Network Operations and Services Management
Varadharajan Sridhar, Debashis Saha. © 2011. 370 pages.
As we continue to witness global macroeconomic downturn in many parts of the world, an evolution of some sorts is slowly happening in telecommunications, much as the same...
Emerging Areas of Research in Business Data Communications
Debashis Saha, Varadharajan Sridhar. © 2011. 8 pages.
Much like the financial crisis that precipitated a new world order, a quiet revolution of some sorts is happening in the telecom industry worldwide. The bankruptcy of stalwarts...
E-Risk Insurance Product Design: A Copula Based Bayesian Belief Network Model
Arunabha Mukhopadhyay, Samir Chatterjee, Debashis Saha, Ambuj Mahanti, Samir K. Sadhukhan. © 2009. 9 pages.
An online business organization spends millions of dollars on firewalls, anti-virus, intrusion detection systems, digital signature, and encryption, to ensure minimal security...
TCP Enhancements for Mobile Internet
Bhaskar Sardar, Debashis Saha. © 2009. 9 pages.
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), the most popular transport layer communication protocol for the Internet, was originally designed for wired networks, where bit error rate...
TCP Enhancements for Mobile Internet
Bhaskar Sardar, Debashis Saha. © 2008. 7 pages.
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), the most popular transport layer communication protocol for the Internet, was originally designed for wired networks, where bit error rate...
International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN)
Zoubir Mammeri, Swarup Mandal. Est. 2005.
The International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN) examines the impact of data communications and networking technologies, policies, and management...