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Dan Emanoil Grigoras
University College Cork
Cork, Ireland

Dan Grigoras is a senior lecturer in computer science at University College Cork (Ireland), a position he has held since 2001. Previously, he held academic positions with Technical University and Al I Cuza University in Iasi, Romania. He received his undergraduate degree and his masters degree in electrical engineering from Technical University Iasi. He received his PhD in computer science from Politehnica University Bucharest, Romania. Dan has had three books published and has co-edited two others, and has written more than 45 papers.

His research interests are primarily focused on mobile and wireless networks, mobile ad hoc networks, and mobile applications and systems. He coordinates the new MSc program at University College Cork on software and systems for mobile networks, as well as the work placement program of the department.

His interests outside of teaching and research include wildlife, nature, and art.


Concepts and methods for a librarian of the web
Kubek M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 173 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030231-35-4)

“A librarian of the web” is an interesting proposition that might, when fully implemented, help people find documents they are looking for in a more effective way. The first two chapters start by introducing library...


Edge computing: from hype to reality
Al-Turjman F., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 188 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319990-60-6)

Edge computing is a hot topic that deserves a lot of attention, especially in the context of the Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile and autonomous computing. Moreover, the connection between edge computing and cloud computing can lead...


 Introduction to middleware: web services, object components, and cloud computing
Etzkorn L., Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 688 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-498754-07-1)

Middleware, as necessary pervasive software aimed at supporting distributed applications in a heterogeneous environment, played and still plays an important role in the advance of Internet technologies and the development of new applic...


Software-defined mobile networks security
Chen M., Qian Y., Mao S., Tang W., Yang X. Mobile Networks and Applications 21(5): 729-743, 2016.  Type: Article

The tremendous success of mobile devices and their applications raises a lot of questions regarding security, quality of service (QoS), and user satisfaction. It is therefore very important to address these challenges and provide cost-...


 Cost aware service placement and load dispatching in mobile cloud systems
Yang L., Cao J., Liang G., Han X. IEEE Transactions on Computers 65(5): 1440-1452, 2016.  Type: Article

In mobile clouds, users accessing cloud services on mobile devices may experience long delays that are detrimental to the user experience. One solution largely investigated is to deploy cloud services on cloudlets, smaller but powerful...


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