Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues

Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues [S’01, M’06, SM’06] is a professor and senior researcher at the National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), Brazil and senior researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal. He has been professor at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Portugal and visiting professor at the University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Brazil. He received the Academic Title of Aggregated Professor in informatics engineering from UBI, the Habilitation in computer science and engineering from the University of Haute Alsace, France, a PhD degree in informatics engineering and an MSc degree from the UBI, and a five-year BSc degree (licentiate) in informatics engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. His main research interests include e-health, sensor networks and IoT, vehicular communications, and mobile and ubiquitous computing. Prof. Joel is the leader of NetGNA Research Group (http://netgna.it.ubi.pt), the President of the scientific council at ParkUrbis – Covilhã Science and Technology Park, the Past-Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on eHealth, the Past-chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Communications Software, Steering Committee member of the IEEE Life Sciences Technical Community and Publications co-Chair, and Member Representative of the IEEE Communications Society on the IEEE Biometrics Council. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal on E-Health and Medical Communications, the editor-in-chief of the Recent Advances on Communications and Networking Technology, the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Multimedia Information Systems, and editorial board member of several high-reputed journals. He has been general chair and TPC Chair of many international conferences, including IEEE ICC, GLOBECOM, and HEALTHCOM. He is a member of many international TPCs and participated in several international conferences organization. He has authored or coauthored over 500 papers in refereed international journals and conferences, 3 books, and 2 patents. He had been awarded several Outstanding Leadership and Outstanding Service Awards by IEEE Communications Society and several best papers awards. Prof. Rodrigues is a licensed professional engineer (as senior member), member of the Internet Society, an IARIA fellow, and a senior member ACM and IEEE.

Publications

Mobile Cloud Computing: Technologies, Services, and Applications
Jorge E. F. Costa, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues. © 2015. 17 pages.
Mobile devices have gained great importance in the daily lives of people. Smartphones and tablet computers make people's lives easier by being more useful and...
Advances in Multimedia and Interactive Technologies
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues. 2014.
Traditional forms of media communications are continuously being challenged. The emergence of user-friendly web-based applications such as social media and Web 2.0...
Advancing Medical Practice through Technology: Applications for Healthcare Delivery, Management, and Quality
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues. © 2014. 361 pages.
Medical practitioners are continuing to advance their knowledge of the latest technologies in order to keep up with the opportunities for faster and more reliable...
Mobile Networks and Cloud Computing Convergence for Progressive Services and Applications
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Kai Lin, Jaime Lloret. © 2014. 408 pages.
Recent technology trends involving the combination of mobile networks and cloud computing have offered new chances for mobile network providers to use specific...
Mobile Cloud Computing: Technologies, Services, and Applications
Jorge E. F. Costa, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues. © 2014. 17 pages.
Mobile devices have gained great importance in the daily lives of people. Smartphones and tablet computers make people’s lives easier by being more useful and...
Digital Advances in Medicine, E-Health, and Communication Technologies
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues. © 2013. 348 pages.
Digital Advances in Medicine, E-Health, and Communication Technologies explores the developments and trends in medical informatics and its approaches toward...
An Advanced and Secure Symbian-Based Mobile Approach for Body Sensor Networks Interaction
Orlando R. E. Pereira, João M. L. P. Caldeira, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues. © 2013. 16 pages.
The combination of body sensor networks (BSNs) and mobile devices brings a personalized health monitoring opportunity to patients and medical teams. Mobile devices...
Recent Advances in Intelligent Tutoring Systems: A Case Study
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Pedro F. N. João, Isabel de la Torre Díez. © 2013. 17 pages.
Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) include interactive applications with some intelligence that supports the learning process. Some of ITS have had a very large...
An Advanced and Secure Symbian-Based Mobile Approach for Body Sensor Networks Interaction
Orlando R. E. Pereira, João M. L. P. Caldeira, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues. © 2012. 17 pages.
The combination of body sensor networks (BSNs) and mobile devices brings a personalized health monitoring opportunity to patients and medical teams. Mobile devices...
RNST: Precise Localization Based on Trilateration for Indoor Sensor Networks
Guangjie Han, Wen Shen, Chuan Zhu, Lei Shu, Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues. © 2012. 28 pages.
The key problem of location service in indoor sensor networks is to quickly and precisely acquire the position information of mobile nodes. Due to resource...
Telemedicine and E-Health Services, Policies, and Applications: Advancements and Developments
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Isabel de la Torre Díez, Beatriz Sainz de Abajo. © 2012. 572 pages.
By combining electronic communication and information technology with healthcare practices, e-health promises access to health information, diagnosis, treatment...
Emerging Communication Technologies for E-Health and Medicine
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues. © 2012. 378 pages.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), e-health is the combined use of electronic communication and information technology in the health sector and...
EduTutor: An Intelligent Tutor System for a Learning Management System
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Pedro F. N. João, Binod Vaidya. © 2012. 15 pages.
The system architecture and its main characteristics are described in detail. EduTutor focuses on subjects for the first cycle of studies of the Portuguese primary...
System Design and Data Fusion in Body Sensor Networks
Kai Lin, Min Chen, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Hongwei Ge. © 2012. 25 pages.
Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) are formed by the equipped or transplanted sensors in the human body, which can sense the physiology and environment parameters. As a...
A Mobile Learning Content-independent Versatile Ubiquitous System (CiVUS)
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Diogo Videira Sousa, Isabel de la Torre. © 2012. 16 pages.
Mobile learning (m-learning) introduces the idea of learning from virtually anywhere, regardless of the in-motion learner. This paper presents the development and...
An Advanced and Secure Symbian-Based Mobile Approach for Body Sensor Networks Interaction
Orlando R. E. Pereira, João M. L. P. Caldeira, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues. © 2011. 16 pages.
The combination of body sensor networks (BSNs) and mobile devices brings a personalized health monitoring opportunity to patients and medical teams. Mobile devices...
International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications (IJEHMC)
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications (IJEHMC) focuses on theories, systems, methods, algorithms, and applications in healthcare...
Health Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues. © 2010. 2456 pages.
Despite the growing needs of populations around the world for care and delivery of services, as well as disease control, quality diagnostics, and secure records...
EduTutor: An Intelligent Tutor System for a Learning Management System
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Pedro F. N. João, Binod Vaidya. © 2010. 15 pages.
Intelligent tutoring systems are any computer systems encompassing interactive applications with some intelligence that support and facilitate the...
Optical Burst Switch as a New Switching Paradigm for High-Speed Internet
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, Paulo P. Monteiro, Pascal Lorenz. © 2009. 8 pages.
The concept of burst switching was initially proposed in the context of voice communications by Haselton (1983) and Amstutz (1983, 1989) in the early 1980s. More...
Object-Oriented Modeling and Simulation of Optical Burst Switched Mesh Networks
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire. © 2008. 20 pages.
This chapter presents an object-oriented approach for the development of an optical burst switching (OBS) simulator, called OBSim, built in Java. Optical burst...
International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN)
Zoubir Mammeri. Est. 2005.
The International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN) examines the impact of data communications and networking technologies, policies...
Optical Burst Switching
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Paulo P. Monteiro, Pascal Lorenz. © 2005. 8 pages.
The concept of burst switching was proposed initially in the context of voice communications by Haselton (1983) and Amstutz (1983; 1989) in the early 1980s. More...