Selected Publications

Opportunistic Computing and Networking

1.      M. Kumar, S. Chakravarthy, S. Madria, M. Linderman and W. Naqvi,  Middleware for Supporting Content Sharing in Dynamic Networks, The 2011 Military Communications Conference (Unclassified Papers), Baltimore, November 2011.

2.      U. Sadiq, M. Kumar, A. Passrella, and M. Conti, Modeling and Simulation of Service Composition in Opportunistic Networks, 14th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Miami, Oct-Nov. 2011, ( Was placed among the top three papers, Candidate for Best Paper Award).

3.      U. Sadiq and M. Kumar, ProxiMol: Proximity and Mobility Estimation for Efficient Forwarding in Opportunistic Networks, The Eighth IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems, October 17-21, 2011, Valencia, Spain, received the second best student paper award.

4.      S. Tamhane and M. Kumar, Supporting Mutual Exclusion in Opportunistic Networks, accepted for publication, Elsevier’s Pervasive and Mobile Computing.

5.      M. Conti and M. Kumar, Opportunities in Opportunistic Computing, IEEE Computer, Vol. 43, No. 1., Jan. 2010, pgs. 42-50.

6.      A. Passarella, M. Kumar, M. Conti and E. Borgia, Minimum-Delay Service Provisioning in Opportunistic Networks, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 22, No. 8, pgs. 1267-1275, August 2011.

7.      S. Tamhane and M. Kumar, ACM Workshop on Mobile and Opportunistic Networks (MobiOpp), Pisa, Italy, February 22-23, 2010.

8.      A. Passarella, M. Kumar, M. Conti and E. Borgia, Performance Evaluation of Service Execution in Opportunistic Computing, 13th Annual International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, (MSWiM 2010) Oct. 17-21, 2010, Bodrum, Turkey.

Pervasive Computing

1.      H. Meka, L. M. Chidambaram, S. Madria, M. Kumar, M. Linderman and S. Chakravarthy, ROMAN: Routing and Opportunistic Management of Airborne Networks, to appear in IEEE proceedings of International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2011), Philadelphia, USA

2.       B. Beamon and M. Kumar, Adaptive Context Reasoning in Pervasive Systems, 9th Workshop on Adaptive and Reflexive Middleware (ARM 2010), ACM Middleware 2010, November 30-December 2, 2010, Bangalore, India.

3.       D. Phung, B. Adams, S. Venkatesh, and M.  Kumar, Unsupervised Context Detection Using Wireless Signals, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2009, Pages 714-733.

4.       S. Kalasapur, M. Kumar, and B. Shirazi, Dynamic Service Composition in Pervasive Computing Systems, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Volume 18,  Issue 7,  July 2007 Page(s): 907 - 918.

5.       M. Kim, M. Kumar, and B. Shirazi, Service Discovery using Volunteer Nodes in Heterogeneous Pervasive Computing Environments, Elsevier’s Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Vol. 2, No. 3, Sep. 2006, pgs. 313-343.

6.       J. Lee, S. Venkatesh, M. Kumar, Formation of a Geometric Pattern with Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks, Journal of  Robotics (Wiley), Vol. 21, No. 10, October 2004, pp. 517-530.

7.       M. Kumar, B. Shirazi, S. K. Das, M. Singhal, B. Sung, and D. Levine, Pervasive Information Communities Organization PICO: A Middleware Framework for Pervasive Computing, IEEE Pervasive Computing, July-September 2003, pp. 72-79.

8.       M. Kumar, Pervasive Computing Education, Distributed Systems Online, July 2003, Vol. 4, No.7.

9.       B. Lagesse, M. Kumar, S. Venkatesh and M. Lazarescu, Augmenting Trust Mechanisms with Social Networks, 6th Annual Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research Workshop, Oak Ridge, USA, April 21 - 23, 2010.

10.    M. Wright, A. Kapadia, M. Kumar ad A. Dhadphale, ReDS: Reputation for Directory Services in P2P Systems, 6th Annual Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research Workshop, Oak Ridge, USA, April 21 - 23, 2010.

11.    S. Tamhane and M. Kumar,  Middleware for Decentralised Fault Tolerant Service Execution using Replication in Pervasive Systems, Sixth International Workshop on Middleware Support for Pervasive Computing (PerWare2010), PerCom 2010, Mannheim, Germany, March 29-Apr. 02, 2010.

12.    B. Beamon and M. Kumar,  HyCoRE:Towards a Generalized Hierarchical Hybrid Context Reasoning Engine, Sixth International Workshop on Context Modeling and Reasoning (CoMoRea 2010), PerCom 2010, Mannheim, Germany, March 29-Apr. 02, 2010.

13.    B. Lagesse, M. Kumar and M. Wright, ReSCo: A Reliable Service Composition Component for Pervasive Computing, Sixth International Workshop on Middleware for Pervasive Computing (PerWare2010), PerCom 2010, Mannheim, Germany, March 29-Apr. 02, 2010.

14.    B. Lagesse, M. Kumar, J. M. Paluska, M. Wright,  DTT: A Distributed Trust Toolkit for Pervasive Systems, In proceedings of the seventh international conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2009, Galveston, USA.

15.    D. Phung, B. Adams, K. Tran, S. Venkatesh, and M. Kumar, High Accuracy Context Recovery using Clustering Mechanisms, In proceedings of the seventh international conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2009, Galveston, USA.

16.    S. Tamhane and M. Kumar, Task scheduling on Heterogeneous Devices in Parallel Pervasive Systems (P2S), International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC2008), Bangalore, India December 18-21, 2008. 
17.    B. Lagesse, M. Kumar, and M. Wright, AREX: An Adaptive System for Secure Resource Access,  IEEE Eighth International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, IEEE P2P 2008, Aachen, Germany, Sept. 8-11, 2008.  
18.    B. Lagesse and M. Kumar, Novel Game Theoretic Security Mechanism for Mobile P2P Systems, Proc. of the Workshop on Mobile P2P networks, IEEE PerCom 2008.
19.    K. Senthivel, S. Kalasapur and M. Kumar, PerSON: A Framework for Service Overlay Network in Pervasive Environments, The 2007 IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing December 17 - 20, 2007, Taipei. 
20.    G. Pallapa, M. Kumar and S.K. Das, Privacy Infusion in Ubiquitous Computing (Best paper award), First International Workshop on Mobile and Ubiquitous Context Aware Systems and Applications  (MUBICA 2007) Philadelphia, Aug. 6-9, 2007. 
21.M. J. Kim, M Kumar, B A Shirazi and H J Chong, A Novel Architecture for Provisioning Basic Services in Heterogeneous Pervasive Environments,  IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, Helsinki, Finland, 18-21 June 2007.
22.H. Che, M. Kumar, and S.K. Das, SOS: a service oriented scalable traffic control architecture for future Internet, ICC Workshop on Traffic Engineering in Next Generation IP Networks ICC Workshop on Traffic Engineering in the Next Generation IP Networks, Glasgow, UK, June 28, 2007.  

23.    S. Kalasapur, M. Kumar, B. Shirazi, Evaluating Service Oriented Architectures in Pervasive Computing, In proceedings of the fourth international conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2006, Pisa, Italy. pp 276 – 285.

24.  S. Kalasapur, K. Senthivel, M. Kumar, Service Oriented Pervasive Computing for Emergency Response Systems, In proceedings of the first international workshop on Ubiquitous and Pervasive Health Care, UbiCare 2006, Pisa, Italy. pp 517 – 521.

25.M.H. Ko, G. West, S. Venkatesh and M. Kumar, Online Context Recognition in Multisensor Systems using Dynamic Time Warping,  International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP), Melbourne, Australia, December 2005.
26.    M. Kim, M. Kumar, and B.A. Shirazi, An Integrated Scheme for Address Assignment and Service Location in Pervasive Environments, 2005 IFIP International Conference on Embedded And Ubiquitous Computing (EUC-05), Nagasaki, Japan, 6-9 December 2005.
27.    S. Kalasapur, M. Kumar, and B.A. Shirazi, Seamless Service Composition (SeSCo) in Pervasive Environments, Workshop on Multimedia Service Composition (MSC2005), ACM Multimedia, Singapore, November 6-11, 2005.    
28.    M. Kim, M. Kumar, and B.A. Shirazi,  Service Discovery using Volunteer Nodes for Pervasive Environments, International Conference on Pervasive Services, Santorini, Greece, July 11-14, 2005. 
29.    S. Kalasapur, M. Kumar, and B.A. Shirazi, Personalized Service Composition for Ubiquitous Multimedia Delivery, IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, Taormina - Giardini Naxos, Italy,13-16 June 2005.  
30.     Alex, H, M. Kumar, Shirazi, B., Collaborating Agent Communities for Information Fusion and Decision Making, International Conference on Knowledge Integration and Multi Agent Systems, Boston, USA, April 2005. 
31.     M. Kim, M. Kumar and B.A. Shirazi, A Lightweight Scheme for Auto-configuration in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Workshop on Algorithms for Wireless, Mobile, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, Denver, April 2005.
32.    N. Roy, S.K. Das, K. Basu and M. Kumar, Enhancing Availability of Grid Computational Services to Ubiquitous Computing Applications,  International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, Denver, April 2005.
33.    S. Manchenahalli, M. Kumar and B.A. Shirazi, A Framework for Information Sharing in Pervasive Computing, The IASTED International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Technology (ACST2004), St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, November 2004.

34.    B. A. Shirazi, M. Kumar, and B.  Sung, QoS Middleware Support for Pervasive Computing Applications, Minitrack on Quality of Service in Mobile and Wireless Networks, Proc. of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), January 2004, pg. 294 (Full paper on CD).

35.    M. Kumar, J. Priest, B. A. Shirazi, B. Huff, and M. Johnson, Revolutionizing Manufacturing Systems with Pervasive Computing: P-RoMS, International Workshop on Ambient Intelligence Computing, Santorini, Greece, Jun. 2003, pp. 33-48.

36.    S. K. Das, M. Kumar and B. Shirazi, Pervasive Community Computing (PCC) Paradigm with Application to Healthcare, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, Seoul, Korea, pp. 3-8, Oct 20-22, 2003.

37.    B. Shirazi, M. Kumar, B. Sung and S. Kalasapur, Effective Communication and Collaboration among Heterogeneous Pervasive Computing Devices  Using Software Communities,  International Conference on Advances in Internet, Processing, Systems, and Interdisciplinary Research, Montenegro, Oct. 2003, (on CD).

38.    B. Sung, B. Shirazi, M. Kumar, Pervasive Community Organization, Eurasia 2002, Tehran, November 2002, Full paper on CD.

39.    (White Paper) M. Kumar, S.K. Das, B. Shirazi, D. Levine, J. Marquis, and L. Welch , Pervasive Information Community Organization (PICO) of Camileuns and Delegents for Future Global Networking, LSN Workshop, Vienna, USA, March 12-14, 2001, http://www.ana.lcs.mit.edu/~sollins/LSN-Workshop/papers/.

 

Sensor Systems

1.       K. Shah, M. Di Francesco, G. Anastasi, and M. Kumar, A framework for resource aware data accumulation in sparse wireless networks, , Elsevier’s Computer Communications, Volume 34, Issue 17, November 2011, Pages 2094-2103.

2.       K. Shah, and M. Kumar, A Middleware for Wireless Sensor Networks Management using Reinforcement Learning Techniques, 5th international workshop on Middleware Tools, Services and Run-Time Support for Sensor Networks (MidSens’10), ACM Middleware 2010, November 30-December 2, 2010, Bangalore, India.

3.       M. Franscesco, K. Shah, M. Kumar and G. Anastasi,   DIRL-Sparse, An Adaptive Strategy for Energy-efficient Data Collection in Sparse Wireless Sensor Networks, European Wireless Sensor Networks Conference, EWSN2010, Coimbra, February, 2010.

4.       K. M. Hsiao, G. West, S. Venkatesh, and M. Kumar, Online Temporal Fusion in Multisensor Systems using Dynamic Time Warping, Information Fusion Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3July 2008, Pages 332-343.   

5.     H. Alex, M. Kumar, and B. A. Shirazi, MidFusion: An Adaptive Middleware for Information Fusion in Sensor Network Applications, Information Fusion Journal Volume 9, Issue 3July 2008, Pages 370-388. 
6.     H. Alex, M. Kumar and B.A. Shirazi, MidFusion: Middleware for Information Fusion in Sensor Network Applications, International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP), Melbourne, Australia, December 2004.
7.     K. Shah and M. Kumar, Distributed Independent Reinforcement Learning (DIRL) approach to resource management in wireless sensor networks, IEEE Intl. Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2007) Pisa, Italy, Oct 8-11, 2007. 
8.     K. M. Hsiao, G. West, S. Venkatesh and M. Kumar, Temporal Data Fusion in Multisensor Systems Using Dynamic Time Warping, Workshop on Sensor Fusion, WICON 2005, July 10-14, 2005, Budapest, Hungary. 
9.     S. Kunal and M. Kumar, Resource Management in Wireless Sensor Networks using COllective INtelligence (COIN), 2008 Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Nertworks and Information Processing - Symposium on Middleware for Sensor Systems (MiSS 2008), Sydney, December 15-18, 2008. 
10.       M. Franscesco, K. Shah, M. Kumar and G. Anastasi,   DIRL-Sparse, European Wireless Sensor Networks Conference, EWSN2009, Coimbra, Portugal, February, 2010.
 

Caching in Distributed Systems

1.     Z. Wang, A. Datta, S.  K and M. Kumar, CMV: File Consistency Maintenance Through Virtual Servers in Peer-to-Peer Systems, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Volume 69, Issue 4, April 2009, Pages 360-372.  

2.     Z. Wang, M. Kumar, S. K. Das and H. Shen, Dynamic Cache Consistency Schemes for Wireless Cellular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 5, No. 2, Feb. 2006, pgs. 366-376. 
3.     Z. Wang, H.  Che, M. Kumar and S. K. Das, CoPTUA: Consistent Policy Table Update Algorithm for TCAM Without Table Lock, IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 53 No. 12 Dec. 2004, pgs. 1602-1614.
4.     Z. Wang, S. K. Das, H. Che and M. Kumar, A Scalable Asynchronous Cache Consistency Scheme (SACCS) for Mobile Environments, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 15, No. 11, Nov. 2004, pgs. 983-995.

5.       H. Shen, M. Kumar, S. K. Das and Z. Wang, Energy-Efficient Data Caching and Prefetching of Mobile Devices Based on Utility, ACM/Springer Journal of Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), Special Issue on Mobile Services, Volume 10, Number 4, Pgs. 475 - 486

6.       N. J. Tuah, M. Kumar and S. Venkatesh,  Resource-aware Speculative Prefetching in Wireless Networks, ACM/Baltzer Wireless Networks, Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2003, pp. 61-72.

7.       N. J. Tuah, M. Kumar, S. Venkatesh, and S. K. Das, Performance Evaluation of Speculative Prefetching, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 13, No. 5, May 2002, pp. 471-484.

8.     H. Shen, M.S. Joseph, M. Kumar  and S.K. Das, PReCinCt: A Scheme for Cooperative Caching in Mobile Peer-to-Peer Systems, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, Denver, April 2005.
9.      M. S. Joseph, M. Kumar, H.P. Shen and S.K. Das, PReCinCt: A Scheme for Cooperative Caching in Mobile Peer-to-Peer System, Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Systems, PerCom 2005, Kauai, March 8-12, 2005.
10.    Z. Wang, S. Das, M. Kumar, H. Shen, Update Propagation Through Replica Chain in Decentralized and Unstructured P2P Systems, Proc. of the Fourth International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 64-71, August 25-27, 2004.
11.    R. Kambalakatta, M. Kumar and S. K. Das, Profile based Caching to Enhance Data Availability in Push/Pull Mobile Environments, International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing, MobiQuitous 2004, Boston, August 22-25, Boston, USA, pp. 74-83.

12.    H. Shen, S. K. Das, M. Kumar and Z. Wang, ECOR: Energy Efficient Cooperative Caching with Optimal Radius in Hybrid Wireless Networks, Third International IFIP TC-6 Networking Conference, Athens, Greece, May 9-14, 2004, Proceedings, Editors:N. Mitrou, K. Kontovasilis, G.N. Rouskas et al., pp. 841-853.

13.    H. Shen, M. Kumar, S. K. Das and Z Wang, Energy-Efficient Caching and Prefetching with Data Consistency in Mobile  Distributed Systems, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, Santa Fe, April 2004 (Full paper on CD).

14.    Z. Wang, S.K. Das, H. Che, and M. Kumar, SACCS: Scalable Asynchronous Cache Consistency Scheme for Mobile Environments, ICDCS Workshops, March 2003, pp. 797-802.

15.    Z. Wang, M. Kumar, S.K. Das, and H. Shen, Investigation of Cache Maintenance Strategies for Multi-cell Environments, 4th International Conference on Mobile Data Management, 21-24 January, 2003, pp. 29-44.

16.    W.H.O. Lau, M. Kumar, and S. Venkatesh, A Generalized Cost-Aware Caching Scheme for Continuous Media Objects in Best-Effort Networks, Proc. Fourth International Workshop on Distributed Computing, IWDC 2002, Calcutta, December 2002, LNCS 2571,Springer, pp. 12-23.

17.    W.H.O. Lau, M. Kumar, and S. Venkatesh, A Cooperative Cache Architecture in Support of Caching Multimedia Objects in MANETs, 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Multimedia (WoWMoM'02), Atlanta, USA, September 2002.

18.    H. Shen,  S. Das,  M. Kumar,  Z. Wang, Semi-Lock: An Efficient Cheat-Proof Synchronization Mechanism for Peer-to-Peer Game Systems, International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC-06), Seoul, Korea, August 01-04, 2006. 
19.     Z. Wang, M. Kumar, S. K Das and H. Shen, File Consistency Maintenance Through Virtual Servers in P2P Systems, The 11th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, June, 2006. 

20.    M. Kumar and S. K. Das, Flexible Integrated Cache for Efficient Information Access in Mobile Computing Environments, Developing an Infrastructure for Mobile and Wireless Systems, NSFWorkshop IMWS 2001 Scottsdale, AZ, October 15, 2001 Editors:  B. König-Ries, K. Makki, S.A.M. Makki, N. Pissinou, P. Scheuermann (Eds.)Volume 2538 / 2002,  pp. 69-77.  

21.    W. Lau, M. Kumar. and S. Venkatesh, A cache-based mobility-aware scheme for real-time continuous media delivery in wireless networks, International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, Tokyo, August 2001, Full paper on CD.

22.    N.J. Tuah, M. Kumar and S. Venkatesh, Effect of Speculative Prefetching on Network Load in Distributed Systems, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, San Francisco, April 2001.

23.    W. Lau, M. Kumar. And S. Venkatesh,  A Flexible receiver-driven cache-replacement scheme for continuous media objects in best-effort networks, Proc. of the 34th Hawaii International Conference of Systems Sciences, IEEE Jan. 2001, Full paper on CD.

24.    N.J. Tuah, M. Kumar, and S. Venkatesh, Performance Modelling of Speculative Prefetching for Compound Requests in Low Bandwidth Networks, 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Multimedia (WoWMoM'00), Boston, USA, August 11 2000, pp. 83-92.

Networking

1.       K.W. Chin, M. Kumar, A Scheme for Rerouting Multicast Connections in Mobile ATM Networks, Computer Communications, 25(1), 2002, pp. 56-73.

2.       K. W. Chin, M. Kumar, AMTree: An Active Approach to Multicasting in Mobile Networks, ACM/Baltzer, Mobile Networks and Applications, Vol. 6, No. 4. 2001, pp. 361-376.  

3.      K.W. Chin, M. Kumar, and C. Farrell, A Model for Enhancing Connection Rerouting in Mobile Networks, ACM/Baltzer Wireless Networks, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2001, pp. 249-267.

4.       K-Y. Lim, M. Kumar, and S. K. Das, Message ring-based channel reallocation for cellular wireless networks, Computer Communications, Vol. 23 No. 7, (2000), pp. 483-498. 

5.       B. Menasinahal, M. Kumar, Active  handoff scheme for mobile environments, Ist Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Hyderabad, December 18-20, 2003.

6.       S. Patil and M. Kumar, TCP Enhancement using Active Network based Proxy Transport Service, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Active Networks: IFIP TC6 5th International Workshop, IWAN 2003, Kyoto, Japan, December 10-12, 2003, Revised Papers,  Editors:  Naoki Wakamiya, Marcin Solarski, James Sterbenz  ISBN: 3-540-21250-7, pp. 103 – 114.

7.       G.V. Záruba, W. Wu, M. Kumar, S.K. Das,  Mobility Support Using Intelligent User Shadows for Next-Generation Wireless Networks, Proceedings of 3Gwireless’03, World Wireless Congress, San Francisco, CA, May 2003, (Full paper on CD).

8.     K-W. Chin, F. Folianto, and M. Kumar, ADS+: An Efficient Binding Update Delivery Scheme using IP Multicast, IEEE ICC2002 Conference in New York, NY, USA, April 2002, Full paper on CD.

9.     Z. J. Yin, K. S. Chung and M. Kumar, A Dynamic Adaptive Multiple Access Protocol for Wireless Integrated Communications, GLOBECOM 2001, San Antonio, Nov. 2001,Full paper on CD.

10.    K-W. Chin, M. Kumar, and C. Farrell, Enhancements to Mobile IP with Active Networks, Hiroshi Yasuda (Ed.): Active Networks, Second International Working Conference, IWAN 2000, Tokyo, Japan, October 16-18, 2000, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1942 Springer 2000, ISBN 3-540-41179-8, 398-415.

 

Parallel Computing

1.       S. Campbell, M. Kumar and S. Olariu, The Hierarchical Cliques Interconnection Network, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 64(2004) pp. 16-28.

2.       C. Iliopoulos, M. Kumar, L. Mauchard, and S. Venkatesh, Motif Evolution in Polyphonic Musical Sequences,  11th Australasian Workshop on Combinatorial Algorithms, Newcastle, Sydney, September 2000.


Guest Editorials

 

1.       L. Holder, M. Kumar, and R Bruno, Special Issue on Homeland Security, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, July 2008.

2.       M. Kumar and F. Zambonelli, Special Issue on Middleware for Pervasive Computing in Pervasive and Mobile Computing, July 2007.

3.       M. Kumar, D. Cook, and A. Tripathi, Special Issue of Selected Papers from the IEEEPerCom2003,  Kluwer’s Wireless Networks and Applications, December 2004.

4.       M. Kumar and A. Zomaya, Special Issue on Parallel Processing Issues in Mobile Computing, Kluwer’s Mobile Networks and Applications, October 2004. 

5.       M. Kumar and S.K. Das, Special Issue on Mobile Computing and Wireless Communications, Journal of Interconnection Networks, June 2000.

6.       M. Conti, M. Kumar, S.K. Das and B.A. Shirazi, Special Issue on Quality of Service Issues  for the Internet, IEEE Transactions on Computers, Quality of service issues in Internet Web services, Vol. 51, No. 6, June 2002.

7.       M. Kumar, Special Issue on Mobile Computing, The Computer Journal, Vol. 42, No. 6, 1999.

8.       M. Kumar and L.M. Patnaik, Special Issue on Automatic Loop Parallelization, The Computer Journal, Vol. 40, No. 8, 1997.

 

Book Chapters

 

1.       M. Kumar and S.K. Das, Pervasive Computing: An overview of the challenges?, Editors. Albert Zomaya et al., Wiley Publications.

2.       B. Sung, M. Kumar, and B. A. Shirazi, Flexible and Adaptive Services in Pervasive Computing, Parallel, Distributed, and Pervasive Computing, Advances in Computers, Volume 63, Edited by Ali Hurson, Elsevier Academic Press, ISBN 0-12-012163-8, pgs. 166-205.

3.       M. Kumar and S. K. Das, Efficient Information Acquisition and Dissemination in Pervasive Computing Systems through Caching, Wireless Communications Systems and Networks, Editor: M Guizani, Kluwer Publishers, ISBN 0-306-48190-1, April 2004, pgs. 513-530.

4.       A. Agah, S. K. Das and M. KumarSecurity Issues in Pervasive Computing, Wireless Information Highways, Editors: Katsaros et al., Idea Group Publication, ISBN 1-59140-568-8, pgs. 421-440.

5.       H. Alex, M. Kumar and B.A. Shirazi, Service Discovery in Wireless and Mobile Networks, Wireless Information Highways, Editors: Katsaros et al., Idea Group Publication, ISBN 1-59140-568-8, pgs. 251-272.

6.       S. Campbell, M. Kumar, and H. Bunke, Parallel Subgraph Matching on the Hierarchical Interconnection Network, H-N. Teodorescu (Editor), in Hardware Intelligent Technologies, CRC Press, 2001.

7.       S. Campbell and M. Kumar, COMPS: The Common Memory Message Passing System, R. Pose (Editor) Computer Architecture `96, Springer-Verlag, pp. 215-225.