Sectors of interest

CRAT competences mainly belong to the following sectors:

  • Resource management in wired, wireless and satellite networks (routing, load balancing, call admission control, medium access control, scheduling, traffic control, etc.).
  • Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) management in heterogeneous networks.
  • Convergence in heterogeneous networks. Design of service platforms built on heterogeneous networks and services.
  • Security systems (authentication, cryptography, secure web services, etc.). Security, Privacy and Dependability (SPD).
  • Multi-vehicle routing.
  • Efficient energy management in electrical distribution networks.
  • Data Analytics, fusion and mining.
  • Programmable networks (Software Defined Networks – SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).
  • Optimization of IT resources.


The main application domains of CRAT are :

  • Future Internet and 5G networks.
  • Telemedicine.
  • Big Data.
  • Critical infrastructures protection.
  • Smart grids.
  • Home networks.
  • Ad-hoc and sensor networks.
  • Broadband satellite and terrestrial networks.
  • Emergency and disaster relief scenarios.
  • Network and service security.