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COSMOS – Platform for Advanced Wireless Research

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NSF Announced a $22.5M Platforms for Advanced Wireless (PAWR) Grant awarded to the COSMOS project led by Rutgers, Columbia, and NYU in partnership with New York City, Silicon Harlem, City College of New York, and University of Arizona. The goal of the COSMOS project is to deploy an advanced wireless research testbed in West Harlem with a technology focus on ultra-high bandwidth and low latency wireless communication tightly coupled with edge computing.

The team is led by Prof. Dipankar Raychaudhuri  and Ivan Seskar at Rutgers,  Prof. Gil Zussman at Columbia, and Prof. Sundeep Rangan, at NYU. The Columbia team will build on ongoing research in mmWave, cross-layering and optical systems for wireless networks, and dynamic spectrum access. The team will leverage Columbia buildings and vehicles for the testbed deployment, which will also serve as a platform for community outreach. In addition to Zussman, the Columbia team includes professors Zoran KosticHarish Krishnaswamy, and Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia CTO Alan Crosswell; and Sharon Sputz, the Data Science Institute’s Director of Strategic Programs.

Specific previous work of WiMNet lab students that was demonstrated in the site visit and will be used for the testbed design and for experimentation includes full-duplexcross-layering in optical networks, and AMuSe.




The announcement event took place in Columbia University on Apr. 10, 2018 – see here#PAWR, and #PAWRCOSMOS.

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Publications

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Z. Wang, Y.-K. Huang, E. Ip, Z. Qi, G. Zussman, D. Kilper, K. Asahi, H. Kageshima, Y. Aono, and T. Chen, “Field trial of coexistence and simultaneous switching of real-time fiber sensing and coherent 400 GbE in a dense urban environment,” IEEE/OPTICA Journal of Ligthwave Technology, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 1304–1311, Feb. 2024.

[download] (invited to Special Issue on Top-Scored Papers from IEEE/Optica OFC’23)

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H. Nishizawa, T. Mano, T. Ferreira de Lima, Y.-K. Huang, Z. Wang, W. Ishida, M. Kawashima, E. Ip, A. D’Amico, S. Okamoto, T. Inoue, K. Anazawa, V. Curri, G. Zussman, D. Kilper, T. Chen, T. Wang, K. Asahi, and K. Takasugi, “Fast WDM provisioning with minimal probing: the first field experiments for DC exchanges,” Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 233–242, Feb. 2024.
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M. Ghasemi, Z. Yang, M. Sun, H. Ye, Z. Xiong, J. Ghaderi, Z. Kostic, and G. Zussman, “Video-based social distancing: evaluation in the COSMOS testbed,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 4987–4997, Feb. 2024.
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M. Kohli, A. Adhikari, G. Avci, S. Brent, A. Dash, J. Moser, S. Hossain, I. Kadota, C. Garland, S. Mukherjee, R. Feick, D. Chizhik, J. Du, R. Valenzuela, and G. Zussman, “Outdoor-to-indoor 28 GHz wireless measurements in Manhattan: Path loss, environmental effects, and 90% coverage,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (to appear), 2024.
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H. Nishizawa, T. Mano, T. Ferreira de Lima, Y.-K. Huang, Z. Wang, W. Ishida, M. Kawashima, E. Ip, A. D’Amico, S. Okamoto, T. Inoue, K. Anazawa, V. Curri, G. Zussman, D. Kilper, T. Chen, T. Wang, K. Asahi, and K. Takasugi, “Fast WDM provisioning with minimal probing: the first field experiments for DC exchanges,” arXiv:2309.07359v3 [eess.SY], Nov. 2023.
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G. Jain, B. Hindi, Z. Zhang, K. Srinivasula, M. Xie, M. Ghasemi, D. Weiner, S. A. Paris, X. Y. T. Xu, M. Malcolm, M. Turkcan, J. Ghaderi, Z. Kostic, G. Zussman, and B. A. Smith, “StreetNav: Leveraging Street Cameras to Support Precise Outdoor Navigation for Blind Pedestrians,” arXiv:2310.00491 [cs.HC], Oct. 2023.
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G. Jain, B. Hindi, M. Xie, Z. Zhang, K. Srinivasula, M. Ghasemi, D. Weiner, X. Xu, S. A. Paris, C. Tedjo, J. Bassin, M. Malcolm, M. Turkcan, J. Ghaderi, Z. Kostic, G. Zussman, and B. Smith, “Towards street camera-based outdoor navigation for blind pedestrians,” in Poster description in Proc. ACM ASSETS’23, 2023.
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T. Chen, P. Maddala, P. Skrimponis, J. Kolodziejski, A. Adhikari, H. Hu, Z. Gao, A. Paidimarri, A. Valdes-Garcia, M. Lee, S. Rangan, G. Zussman, and I. Seskar, “Open-access millimeter-wave software-defined radios in the PAWR COSMOS testbed: design, deployment, and experimentation,” Computer Networks, vol. 234, p. 109922, Oct. 2023.
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T. Mano, T. Ferreira de Lima, Y.-K. Huang, Z. Wang, W. Ishida, E. Ip, A. D’Amico, S. Okamoto, T. Inoue, H. Nishizawa, V. Curri, G. Zussman, D. Kilper, T. Chen, T. Wang, K. Asahi, and K. Takasugi, “First field demonstration of automatic WDM optical path provisioning over alien access links for data center exchange,” in Proc. ECOC’23, 2023.
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T. Mano, T. Ferreira de Lima, Y.-K. Huang, Z. Wang, W. Ishida, E. Ip, A. D’Amico, S. Okamoto, T. Inoue, H. Nishizawa, V. Curri, G. Zussman, D. Kilper, T. Chen, T. Wang, K. Asahi, and K. Takasugi, “First field demonstration of automatic WDM optical path provisioning over alien access links for data center exchange,” in Proc. ECOC’23, 2023.
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Y.-K. Huang, Z. Wang, E. Ip, Z. Qi, G. Zussman, D. Kilper, K. Asahi, H. Kageshima, Y. Aono, and T. Chen, “Field trial of coexistence and simultaneous switching of real-time fiber sensing and 400GbE supporting DCI and 5G mobile services,” in Proc. IEEE/OPTICA Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC’23), W3H.4, 2023.

[download] Top Scored Paper

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M. Ghasemi, S. Kleisarchaki, T. Calmant, J. Lu, S. Ojha, Z. Kostic, L. Gürgen, G. Zussman, and J. Ghaderi, “Demo: Real-time multi-camera analytics for traffic information extraction and visualization,” in Proc. IEEE PerCom’23, 2023.
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P. Netalkar, A. Zahabee, C. E. Caicedo Bastidas, I. Kadota, D. Stojadinovic, G. Zussman, I. Seskar, and D. Raychaudhuri, “Large-scale dynamic spectrum access with IEEE 1900.5.2 spectrum consumption models,” in Proc. IEEE WCNC’23, 2023.
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D. Chizhik, J. Du, M. Kohli, A. Adhikari, R. Feick, R. Valenzuela, and G. Zussman, “Accurate urban path loss models including diffuse scatter,” in Proc. 17th European Conf. on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP’23), 2023.
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Z. Kostic, A. Angus, Z. Yang, Z. Duan, I. Seskar, G. Zussman, and D. Raychaudhuri, “Smart city intersections: Intelligence nodes for future metropolises,” IEEE Computer, Special Issue on Smart and Circular Cities, vol. 55, pp. 74–85, Dec. 2022.
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M. Kohli, A. Adhikari, G. Avci, S. Brent, J. Moser, S. Hossain, A. Dash, I. Kadota, R. Feick, D. Chizhik, J. Du, R. Valenzuela, and G. Zussman, “Outdoor-to-indoor 28GHz wireless measurements in Manhattan: path loss, location impacts, and 90% coverage,” in Proc. ACM MOBIHOC’22, 2022.
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A. Angus, Z. Duan, G. Zussman, and Z. Kostic, “Real-time video anonymization in smart city intersections,” in Proc. IEEE MASS’22 (invited), 2022.
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M. Ghasemi, S. Kleisarchaki, T. Calmant, L. Gürgen, J. Ghaderi, Z. Kostic, and G. Zussman, “Demo: Real-time camera analytics for enhancing traffic intersection safety,” in Proc. ACM MobiSys’22, 2022.
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M. Kohli, A. Adhikari, G. Avci, S. Brent, A. Dash, J. Moser, S. Hossain, I. Kadota, C. Garland, S. Mukherjee, R. Feick, D. Chizhik, J. Du, R. Valenzuela, and G. Zussman, “Outdoor-to-indoor 28 GHz wireless measurements in manhattan: Path loss, environmental effects, and 90% coverage,” arXiv:2205.09436 [eess.SP], May 2022.
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Z. Yang, M. Sun, H. Ye, Z. Xiong, G. Zussman, and Z. Kostic, “Bird’s-eye view social distancing analysis system,” in Proc. IEEE ICC 2022 Workshop on Edge Learning for 5G Mobile Networks and Beyond, 2022.
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T. Chen, J. Yu, A. Minakhmetov, C. Gutterman, M. Sherman, S. Zhu, S. Santaniello, A. Biswas, I. Seskar, G. Zussman, and D. Kilper, “A software-defined programmable testbed for beyond-5G optical-wireless experimentation at city-scale,” IEEE Network, Special Issue on Next-Generation Optical Access Networks to Support Super-Broadband Services and 5G/6G Mobile Networks, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 90–99, Apr. 2022.
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Z. Duan, Z. Yang, R. Samoilenko, D. S. Oza, A. Jagadeesan, M. Sun, H. Ye, Z. Xiong, G. Zussman, and Z. Kostic, “Smart city traffic intersection: Impact of video quality and scene complexity on precision and inference,” in Proc. 19th IEEE Int. Conf. on Smart City, 2021.

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T. Chen, P. Maddala, P. Skrimponis, J. Kolodziejski, X. Gu, A. Paidimarri, S. Rangan, G. Zussman, and I. Seskar, “Programmable and open-access millimeter-wave radios in the PAWR COSMOS testbed,” in Proc. ACM MobiCom’21 Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (WiNTECH’21), 2021.
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M. Ghasemi, Z. Yang, M. Sun, H. Ye, Z. Xiong, J. Ghaderi, Z. Kostic, and G. Zussman, “Demo: Video-based social distancing evaluation in the COSMOS testbed pilot site,” in Proc. ACM MOBICOM’21, 2021.
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M. Ghasemi, Z. Kostic, J. Ghaderi, and G. Zussman, “Auto-SDA: Automated Video-based Social Distancing Analyzer,” in Proc. 3rd Workshop on Hot Topics in Video Analytics and Intelligent Edges (HotEdgeVideo’21), 2021.
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D. Stojadinovic, P. Netalkar, C. E. Caicedo Bastidas, I. Kadota, G. Zussman, I. Seskar, and D. Raychaudhuri, “A spectrum consumption model-based framework for DSA experimentation on the COSMOS testbed,” in Proc. ACM MobiCom’21 Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (WiNTECH’21), 2021.
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M. Ghasemi, “Auto-SDA: Automated video-based social distancing analyzer,” ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 69–71, Sep. 2021.

[download] (ACM SIGMETRICS’21 SRC finalist)

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M. Kohli, T. Chen, M. Baraani Dastjerdi, J. Welles, I. Seskar, H. Krishnaswamy, and G. Zussman, “Open-access full-duplex wireless in the ORBIT and COSMOS testbeds,” Computer Networks, no. 199, p. 108420, Aug. 2021.

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J. Du, D. Chizhik, R. Valenzuela, R. Feick, G. Castro, M. Rodriguez, T. Chen, M. Kohli, and G. Zussman, “Directional measurements in urban street canyons from macro rooftop sites at 28 GHz for 90% outdoor coverage,” IEEE Transactions on Antenna and Propagation, vol. 69, no. 6, pp. 3459–3469, Jun. 2021.

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X. Gu, A. Paidimarri, B. Sadhu, C. Baks, S. Lukashov, M. Yeck, Y. Kwark, T. Chen, G. Zussman, I. Seskar, and A. Valdes-Garcia, “Development of a compact 28-GHz software-defined phased array for a city-scale wireless research testbed,” in Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS’21), 2021.

[download] Finalist of IMS'21 Advanced Practice Paper Competition (APPC)

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B. Lantz, J. Yu, A. Bhardwaj, A. Diaz-Montiel, A. Quraishy, S. Santaniello, T. Chen, R. Fujieda, A. Mukhopadhyay, G. Zussman, M. Ruffini, and D. Kilper, “SDN-controlled dynamic front-haul provisioning, emulated on hardware and virtual COSMOS optical x-haul testbeds,” in Proc. OSA OFC’21, M2B.8, 2021.

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T. Chen, “Algorithms and experimentation for future wireless networks: From Internet-of-things to full-duplex,” Ph.D. Thesis, Columbia University, 2020.

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P. Skrimponis, N. Makris, S. Borges Rajguru, K. Cheng, J. Ostrometzky, E. Ford, Z. Kostic, G. Zussman, and T. Korakis, “COSMOS education toolkit: using experimental wireless networking to enhance middle/high school STEM education,” ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, vol. 50, no. 4, Oct. 2020.

[download] [presentation]

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M. Kohli, T. Chen, M. Baraani Dastjerdi, J. Welles, I. Seskar, H. Krishnaswamy, and G. Zussman, “Open-access full-duplex wireless in the ORBIT and COSMOS testbeds,” in Proc. ACM MobiCom’20 Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (WiNTECH) (invited), 2020.

[download] [presentation] [video]

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M. Kohli, T. Chen, J. Welles, M. Baraani Dastjerdi, J. Kolodziejski, M. Sherman, I. Seskar, H. Krishnaswamy, and G. Zussman, “Demo: Remote experimentation with open-access full-duplex wireless in the COSMOS testbed,” in Proc. ACM MOBICOM’20, 2020.

[download] [presentation] [video]

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D. Raychaudhuri, I. Seskar, G. Zussman, T. Korakis, D. Kilper, T. Chen, J. Kolodziejski, M. Sherman, Z. Kostic, X. Gu, H. Krishnaswamy, S. Maheshwari, P. Skrimponis, and C. Gutterman, “Challenge: COSMOS: A city-scale programmable testbed for experimentation with advanced wireless,” in Proc. ACM MOBICOM’20, 2020.

[download] [COSMOS website] [presentation] [video] [short video]

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P. Skrimponis, N. Makris, K. Cheng, J. Ostrometzky, Z. Kostic, G. Zussman, T. Korakis, and S. Borges Rajguru, “Evaluation: A teacher professional development program using wireless communications and NGSS to enhance STEM teaching & learning,” in Proc. ASEE Annual Conference, 2020.

[download][presentation]

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S. Yang, E. Bailey, Z. Yang, J. Ostrometzky, G. Zussman, I. Seskar, and Z. Kostic, “COSMOS smart intersection: Edge compute and communications for bird’s eye object tracking,” in Proc. 4th International Workshop on Smart Edge Computing and Networking (SmartEdge’20), 2020.

[download] [presentation]

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A. Minakhmetov, C. Gutterman, T. Chen, J. Yu, C. Ware, L. Iannone, D. Kilper, and G. Zussman, “Experiments on cloud-RAN wireless handover using optical switching in a dense urban testbed,” in Proc. OSA OFC’20, Th2A.25, 2020.

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J. Yu, C. Gutterman, A. Minakhmetov, M. Sherman, T. Chen, S. Zhu, G. Zussman, I. Seskar, and D. Kilper, “Dual use SDN controller for management and experimentation in a field deployed testbed,” in Proc. OSA OFC’20, T3J.3, 2020.

[download] [presentation]

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T. Chen, M. Kohli, T. Dai, A. D. Estigarribia, D. Chizhik, J. Du, R. Feick, R. Valenzuela, and G. Zussman, “28GHz channel measurements in the COSMOS testbed deployment area,” in Proc. ACM MobiCom’19 Workshop on Millimeter-Wave Networks and Sensing Systems (mmNets), 2019.

[download] [presentation]

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C. Gutterman, A. Minakhmetov, J. Yu, M. Sherman, T. Chen, S. Zhu, I. Seskar, D. Raychaudhuri, D. Kilper, and G. Zussman, “Programmable optical x-haul network in the COSMOS testbed,” in Proc. IEEE ICNP’19 Workshop Midscale Education and Research Infrastructure and Tools (MERIT), 2019.

[download] [presentation]

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T. Chen, J. Welles, M. Kohli, M. Baraani Dastjerdi, J. Kolodziejski, M. Sherman, I. Seskar, H. Krishnaswamy, and G. Zussman, “Experimentation with full-duplex wireless in the COSMOS testbed,” in Proc. IEEE ICNP’19 Workshop Midscale Education and Research Infrastructure and Tools (MERIT), 2019.

[download] [presentation]

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J. Yu, T. Chen, C. Gutterman, S. Zhu, G. Zussman, I. Seskar, and D. Kilper, “COSMOS: Optical architecture and prototyping,” in Proc. OSA OFC’19, M3G.3 (invited), 2019.

[download] [presentation] [COSMOS website]

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