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How the EC 5G programme can build on the results of PRISTINE 3

It is true to say that PRISTINE does not directly address 5G wireless access networks, but instead proposes a broader evolution of network architecture that can also encompass its mobile counterpart. The hardest challenges of the future 5G standard are not in addressing specific radio access technologies, but on defining an adaptive network architecture that […]

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PRISTINE awarded for the Cleanest Perfect Pitch 6

PRISTINE was one of 8 exemplary European projects showcased during the Net Futures 2015 Perfect Pitch Panel, and PRISTINE came away with the award for the cleanest pitch. Net Futures is a European event which brings together a community involving companies, organisations and people, in Research & Innovation, Market Validation, Business Development, Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Strategy, to […]

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From wikis to reports 5

In EU research projects [1], it is normal for a number of partners to collaborate to produce a report, a written document, complying with a predefined style template. Most of the sections will be assigned to different people to write and review, usually in parallel. In general, there are three methods of handling this:

Workshop Information for Visitors:

RINA Workshop Organisers Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) Phone: +353 (0)51 302 952 Fax: +353 51 341100 E-Mail: Clarion Hotel Dublin City Excise Walk IFSC, Dublin 1 Ireland IRINA workshop agenda: The IRINA workshop agenda can be found here: Agenda Accommodation Information: The Clarion Hotel Dublin IFSC International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) Dublin […]


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Clean and fresh approach to programmability for virtualised networks 7

In the last few years “Software Defined Networking” (SDN) has come to the fore, with its proposed total decoupling between the decisions made about where traffic is sent (the Control plane) and the underlying system that forwards the traffic to its selected destination (the Data plane). Network service providers have also been exploring different ways to […]