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Name Card

Name: 
Debashis Saha
Position: 
Professor
Academic Group: 
Management Information Systems
Phone No.: 
+91-33-2467 8300 [ext 406]
Contact Details: 
MIS Group, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, Joka, D. H. Road, Kolkata 700 104. INDIA [Residence: Baishnabghata Patuli Township, Kolkata, INDIA]
Email (@iimcal.ac.in): 
ds@iimcal.ac.in
URL: 
https://facultylive.iimcal.ac.in/users/ds

Academics

Academic Background: 
# Ph. D. on Computer Communication & Networks from Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.) at Kharagpur, India. # M. Tech. in Electronics & Electrical Communication Engg from Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.) at Kharagpur, India; # B.E. (Hons.) in Electronics & Telecomm. Engg. from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India; # Higher Secondary in Science from Raiganj Coronation High School, Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal, India (1982);
Courses Taught: 
In IIM Calcutta: Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Information Technology (IT), Strategic IT Architectures, E-Commerce, Business Process Re-engineering, ERP, Information & Communications Technologies (ICT) for Development, IT Governance, ICT & E-Governance, Wireless Networking & Mobile Computing (WNMC), Network Operations, Management & Security (NOMS), Business Data Communication & Networking (DCN), Telecomm. In Jadavpur Univ: Mobile Wireless Networks, Optical Networks, Computer Networks, Data Communication, Computer Organization, Information Theory & Coding Techniques, Computer Graphics."
Awards: 
# Best Paper Nomination in 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-51), January 3-6, 2018, Big Island Hawaii, USA. # 2nd Runner Up Award in the Best Paper category in the 5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC) 2016, Dubai (UAE), January 16~18, 2016. # Best Paper Award in 2015 International Conference on Business and Information (BAI 2015), Macau, July 07~09, 2015. # Best Paper Nomination in 25th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing (SAC) in Sierre, Switzerland, March 22-26, 2010. # Best Paper Award in 16th Int’l Conf on Advanced Computing and Communication (ADCOM’2008), Chennai, India, Dec 14-17, 2008. # Best Poster Paper Award in IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS’2008), Mumbai, India, Dec 15-17, 2008. # Best Paper Award (J C Bose Memorial) from Inst. of Electronics & Telecom Engg (IETE), India, among all papers published in the Journal of IETE (JIETE) in 2005. # Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology (WAST) in 2005. # BOYSCAST (Better Opportunities for Young Scientists in Chosen Areas of Science & Technology) fellowship from the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India in 2000. # Young faculty (Indian) award in IEEE International Conference on Personal Wireless Communication (ICPWC'99), Jaipur, India in 1999. # Qualcomm Inc. research award in IEEE International Conference on Personal Wireless Communication (ICPWC'97), Mumbai, India in 1997. # Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC) fellowship from the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India in 1998. # Career award for young teachers from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India, in 1997. # Best paper award from the Institution of Engineers (IE), India in 1994. # National scholarships for meritorious achievements in Secondary and Higher Secondary levels from Government of India in 1980 & 1982, respectively.

Experience

Consulting Interests: 
4G-LTE; Enterprise IT System; Mobile Broadband; Data Warehouse; Radio Resource Management; Telecom Infrastructure Pricing; IT Strategy; ICT for Development; E-business & Mobile Commerce; Wireless mobile telecom; Broadband ICT; Enterprise internetworking.
Work Experience: 
(2004-current) Professor in the MIS & Computer Science Group of Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIMC), India.; (2001-2004) Associate Professor in the MIS & Computer Science Group of Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIMC), India.; [Visiting Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science & Engg, Faculty of Engg, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia]; (1997-2001) Reader in the Department of Computer Science & Engg (CSE) of Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India.; [Visiting SERC (Science & Engineering Research Council) Fellow of Dept of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India in the ECE department of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India.;Visiting Fellow of Academia Sinica, Taiwan to attend Summer Workshop]; (1990-1997) Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science & Engg (CSE) of Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India.; (1988-1990) Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engg of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Kharagpur, India
Current Projects: 
* Advisor of the Project (value ~ USD 50,000) on "Novel Solutions Using Innovations on the Proposed LTE-A D2D Communication Model for Smart Governance in the 5G Era ", funded by the Department of Science Technology (DST), Govt. of India, 2017-2019. [Principal Investigator: Dr. Bhaskar Sardar, Jadavpur University]
Past Projects: 
* Co-Principal investigator of the major research project (value ~ US $67,000) on "Cost-effective Tools for Routing of High Performance Circuit Interconnects in Nanometric Technology Regime" funded by the Department of Information Technology (DIT), Ministry of Communications & Information Tech (MCIT), Govt. of India, 2007-2010. [Principal Investigator: Prof. Partha Sarathi Dasgupta, IIM Calcutta] * Principal investigator of the major research project (value ~ US $12,000) on "Survivable WDM optical networks using soft computing tools" funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India, 2001-2004. * Principal investigator of the R&D project (value ~ US $22,000) on "Design and performance study of a hierarchical WDM MAN" funded by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India, 2000-2003.

Research

Journal Publications: 
# S. Das, A. Mukhopadhyay, D. Saha, and S. Sadhukhan, “A Markov-based model for information security risk assessment in healthcare MANETs”, Information Systems Frontiers (Springer), to appear in 2018. # D. Saha, “CATEGORISATION of TELECOM CIRCLES in INDIA: Do we need to have a Relook from the Mobile Diffusion Perspective?”, Intl Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD), Volume 8, Issue 1, IGI Publishing, USA, January-March 2017. # M. Rana, B. Sardar, S. Mandal, and D. Saha, “Implementation and performance evaluation of a mobile IPv6 (MIPv6) simulation model for ns-3”, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory (Elsevier), Volume 72, Pages 1–22, March 2017. # M. Rana, B. Sardar, S. Mandal, and D. Saha, “Performance Analysis of Mobile IPv6 under Spectrum Mobility in Cognitive Radio Networks”, International Journal on Advances in Telecommunications, Vol. 9, No. 3&4, Dec. 2016. # B. Sardar, D. Saha and M. Hassan, "A novel enhancement of TCP for on-board IP networks with wireless cellular connectivity", Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Volume 41, May 2014, Pages 89–100, Elsevier Publishing, 2014. [Impact Factor: 1.467; 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.251] # D. Saha, "How Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Should Bid for Spot Instances of Amazon's EC2 Cloud", International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN), Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 43-59, IGI Publishing, October-December 2014. # A. Mukhopadhyay, S. Chatterjee, D. Saha, A. Mahanti, and S. K. Sadhukhan, “Cyber-risk decision models: To insure IT or not?”, Decision Support Systems, Vol. 56, Dec 2013, pp:11-26 Elsevier Publishing, 2013. [Impact Factor: 2.036; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.651] # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mandal, and D. Saha, “Distributed lightpath establishment techniques using Multi-wavelength Reservation Protocols in WDM optical networks”, Computer Communications, Vol. 36 (2013) Feb 2013, pp. 333–341, Elsevier Publishing, 2013. [Impact Factor: 1.044; 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.067] # A. Paul, M. Maitra, S. Mandal, S. K. Sadhukhan, and D. Saha, "A Sustainable and Collaborative Strategy for Dynamic Spectrum Management in Next Generation Wireless Networks", Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier Publishing, 2013. [Impact Factor: 1.665; 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.844] # A. Paul, M. Maitra, S. Mandal, S. K. Sadhukhan, and D. Saha, " A Dynamic Spectrum Management Strategy Based on Cooperative Bargaining Framework", Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier Publishing, 2013 [Impact Factor: 1.665; 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.844] # D. Saha, and V. Sridhar, “Platform on Platform (PoP) Model for Meta-Networking: A New Paradigm for Networks of the Future”, International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN), IGI Publishing, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp: 1-10, Jan-Mar 2013. # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mandal, and D. Saha, “A Comparison of Wavelength Reservation Protocols for WDM Optical Networks”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp. 606-618, Elsevier Publishing, March 2012. # A. K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Chatterjee, S. Saha, and D. Saha, “Performance Analysis of the CAC Scheme CARETON under Mixed Cell Environment in Overlay Networks”, International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology (IJIPT), Volume 6, Issue 1-2, June 2011, Pages 65-74, InderScience Publishers. # S. Khara, I. S. Misra and D. Saha, “Global Gateway based UMTS/WLAN Integration for Improved Delay Performance,” International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems (IJPEDS), Taylor & Francis (England), 25(2): 153-170, 2010. # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mondal, and D. Saha, “A protocol for piggy-backing on Markov based wavelength reservation in WDM optical networks”, Optical Switching and Networking (OSN), Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2009), pp. 250-258, 2009, Elsevier. # A. K. Ghosh, A. Mukherjee, D. Saha, “TCP throughput enhancement in wired-cum-wireless network”, Computer Communications, Vol. 31, No. 17, pp. 4162-4166, 2008, Elsevier. # S. Jana, D. Saha, A. Mukherjee, and P. Chaudhuri, “A Novel Approach for Assigning Wavelengths in Multi-hop WDM Optical Networks”, Computer Communications, Vol. 31, No. 9, pp. 1751-1762 2008, Elsevier. # M. Maitra, D. Saha, P. S. Bhattacharya and A. Mukherjee, “An Intelligent Paging Strategy using Rule-Based AI Technique for Locating Mobile Terminals in Cellular Wireless Networks”, IEEE Trans Vehicular Technology, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 1834-1845, May 2008. # D. Saha, “A Multipath Distributed Protocol for Dynamic Wavelength Reservation in IP-over-WDM Networks”, Revista Telecomunicações (Telecommunications Magazine), INATEL-Brazil, December 2007. # S. Mandal, D. Saha, A. Mahanti, and P. C. Pendharkar, “Cell-to-Switch Level Planning in Mobile Wireless Networks for Efficient Management of Radio Resources” OMEGA The International Journal of Management Science (Special issue on Telecommunications), Vol. 35, No.6, pp. 697-705, Dec 2007. # M. Chakraborty, I. Saha Misra, D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee, ""TLMM: MIP-based Three Level Mobility Model”, Computer Communications, Elsevier, Volume 30, Issue 6, March 2007, Pages 1244-1257. # D. Saha, P. S. Bhattacharya and A. Mukherjee, “Time Efficient Heuristics for Cell-to-Switch Assignment in Quasi-Static/Dynamic Location Area Planning of Mobile Cellular Networks”, Computer Communications, Elsevier, Vol. 30, pp. 326-340, January 2007. # B. Sardar, and D. Saha, “A Survey on TCP Enhancements for Heterogeneous Wired/Wireless Networks"", IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 20-34, 3rd QUARTER 2006. # S. Mandal, D. Saha, and M. Chatterjee, “Dynamic Price Discovering Models for Differentiated Wireless Services”, Journal of Communications (JCM), Academy Publishers, Vol. 1, No. 5, pp. 50-56, August 2006. # Mukhopadhyay A, Saha D, Mahanti A, Chakrabarti B B, Podder A, “Insurance for cyber-risk: A Utility Model”, Decision (IIM Calcutta Journal), Vol 32, No 1, 153-170, June 2005. # M. Maitra, R. K. Pradhan, D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee, “Optimal Location Area Planning for Mobile Cellular Networks Using Evolutionary Computing Methods"", IETE Journal of Research, (Journal of the Institution of Electronics & Telecommunications Engineers of India), Vol 51, No. 3, pp.235-244, May/June 2005. [*** Received J. C. Bose Memorial Award for Best Engg-oriented Paper] # D. Saha, A. Mukherjee, I. S. Misra,and M. Chakraborty, “Mobility Support in IP: A Survey of Related Protocols”, IEEE Network, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 34-40, Nov/Dec 2004. # P. S. Bhattacharya, D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee, “An approach for location area planning in a personal communication services network (PCSN)”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 1176-1187, July 2004. # S. Mandal, D. Saha, and A. Mahanti,""A Real-time Heuristic Search Technique for Fixed Channel Allocation (FCA) in Mobile Cellular Communications”, Journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems (special issue on Resource management in wireless and adhoc mobile networks), vol. 28, Issue 8, October 2004, pp. 411-416. # S. K. Das, A. Mukherjee, S. Bandyopadhyay, D. Saha, and K. Paul,""An Adaptive Framework for QoS Routing through Multiple Paths in Ad hoc Wireless Networks"", to appear in Journal of Parallel & Distributed Computing (JPDC), (Special Issue on Mobile Computing), Vol. 63, pp. 141-153, Academic Press/Elsevier Science, Feb 2003. # D. Saha and A. Mukherjee, ""Pervasive Computing: A Paradigm for 21st Century"", IEEE Computer Magazine, IEEE, vol. 36, no. 3, pp.25-31, March 2003, [http://csdl.computer.org/comp/mags/co/ 2003/03/r3025abs.htm]. # D. Saha,"" A Comparative Study of Distributed Protocols for Wavelength Reservation in WDM optical networks"", Optical Networks Magazine, SPIE & Kluwer Academic, USA, pp. 1-8, Jan/Feb 2002, [http://optical-networks.com/jan02_abstracts.html]. # P. S. Bhattacharjee, D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee, ""Intelligent paging strategies for third generation personal communication services networks"" Special Issue (Mobile Computing) of Journal on Interconnection Networks (JOIN), vol. 1, no.3, pp. 153-171, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2001, USA, [http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/journals/join/ join1.html #BhattacharjeeSM00]. # K. Paul, S. Bandyopadhyay, D. Saha and A. Mukherjee “A Stability-based Distributed Routing Mechanism to Support Unicast and Multicast Routing in Ad Hoc Wireless Network”, Computer Communications, Elsevier, vol. 24, Dec 2001. # D. Saha,""Lightpath versus Semi-Lightpath: Some studies on optimal routing in WDM networks"", Photonic Network Communications, Kluwer Academic, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 155-161, 2000, [http://www.ingentaconnect. com/content/klu/pnet/2000/00000002/00000002/00264398;jsessionid=kmquef0aqa8c.victoria]. # D. Saha, P. S. Bhattacharya and A. Mukherjee,""A simple heuristic for Cell-to-Switch assignment in a PCS network"", Wireless Personal Communications, Kluwer Academic, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 209-224, March 2000. # D. Saha, and D. Sengupta,""An optical layer lightpath management protocol for WDM All Optical Networks (AONs)"", Photonic Network Communications, Kluwer Academic, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 185-198, 2000. # D. Saha,”An overview of mobile communication and computing”, (invited paper) Int’l J. Information & Computing Science, NNDC Publishing, India, vol.3, no.2, Dec 2000. # D. Saha, M. D. Purkayastha and A. Mukherjee,""An approach to wide area optical network design using genetic algorithm"", Computer Communication, Elsevier, vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 156-172, Jan. 1999 # P. S. Bhattacharjee, D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee, ""Optimization of update and paging costs for location area planning in a PCSN"" (invited paper) Global Communications, ITU-D, Sept, 1999. # D. Saha,”An informal overview of protocol conversion methodologies”, Int’l J. Information & Computing Science, vol.2, no.1, pp.3-26, June 1999. # D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee, ""An optimal station allocation policy for tree local area networks"", Journal of Computing & Information Technology (CIT), 1997. # D. Saha and S. K. Dutta.""Parallel Protocol Verification Technique"", Indian Journal of Engg, (IJE), no. 1&2, pp. 11-12, 1997. # D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee,""On the multidensity gateway location problem for a multilevel high speed internetwork"", Computer Communication, Elsevier, vol.20, pp.576-585, August, 1997. # D. Saha, and U. K. Chakraborty,""An efficient link enhancement strategy for computer networks using genetic algorithm"", Computer Communication, Elsevier, vol.20, pp.898-901, Sept., 1997. # D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee, ""A methodology for topological design of computer communication networks under link reliability constraints"", Journal of Computing & Information Technology (CIT), vol.4, no.2, pp.99-108, June 1996. # D.Saha, and A Mukherjee,""Managing the topological expansion of computer networks in an optimal way"", International Journal of Network Management, John Wiley, vol.6, no.4, pp.206-211, July-August, 1996. # D. Saha, A. Mukherjee, and S. K. Dutta,""Design of hierarchical computer communication networks under link failure constraints"", Computer Communication, Butterworth, vol.18, no.5, pp.378-383, May 1995. # D. Saha,""Verifying the progress properties of a heterogeneous protocol system in an internetworking environment"", Computer Communication, Butterworth, vol.18, no.5, pp.384-391, May 1995. # D. Saha and A. Mukherjee,”Computational analysis of an optimal routing strategy in a hierarchical computer communication network”, Computer Communication, Butterworth, vol.18, no.7, pp.507-511, July 1995. # D. Saha, ""Improved topology for acheiving reliability in high-speed Tree-LAN's"", International Journal of Computer Systems: Science & Engg, Butterworth, vol.10, no.3, pp.173-178, July 1995. # D. Saha, A. Mukherjee and S K Dutta,""Optimizing parallel computation in a multiprocessing environment"", Journal of IE(I), Computer Division, vol.76, pp.39-40, Nov 1995. # D. Saha et. al.""Trends in the development of electronic sensors in mining and mineral industries"", Indian J. Engg, Special isuue on Electrical & Electronics, no. 1&2, pp. 43-53, 1993-1994. # D. Saha, and P. Dhar,""ECCOMP: An Estelle-C compiler for automatic implementation of network protocols"", Journal of IE(I), Computer Division vol.75, pp.14-21, May 1994. # D. Saha et. al.,""Network interconnection and protocol conversion- a protocol complementation approach"", Journal of IE(I), Computer Division, vol.75, pp.30-32, May 1994. # D. Saha, and P. Dhar,""Protocol conversion for interworking of heterogeneous computer networks"", Journal of IE(I), Computer Division, vol.75, pp.41-45, Nov 1994. # D. Saha, A. Mukherjee, and S. K. Dutta,""Capacity assignment in computer communication networks with unreliable links"", Computer Communication, Butterworth, vol.17, no.12, pp.871-875, Dec 1994. # D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee,""An optimal file allocation policy in a networked database management system”, International Journal of Network Management, vol.4, no.4, pp.218-223, Dec 1994. # D. Saha, and P. Dhar,""Protocol conversion and formal modelling"", Advances in Modelling and Analysis, vol.14, no.3, pp.7-21, 1993. # D. Saha, and S. K. Dutta,""A parallel protocol verification technique"", J. Inst. Engg.(I), Computer Division, Vol. 73, PtCP2, pp. 37-40, March 1993 ******[Awarded Certificate of Merit]******** # D. Saha, and P. Dhar,""Conversion between computer network protocols using state transition graph matching technique"" Journal of IETE, vol.39, no.5, pp.291-303, September-October, 1993. # P. Dhar, and D. Saha,""Protocol conversion- a solution to internetworking problem"", J. Inst. Engg.(I), Computer Division, Vol. 72, PtCP1, pp. 17-20, Sept. 1992. # D. Saha et. al.""Trends in the change of mining software in the light of distributed real time computing environment"", Indian J. Engg, Computer Division, pp. 14-18, Annual Number 1992. # D. Saha, and P. Dhar, ""Fault tolerant architectures for tree LANs"", Computer Communication, Butterworth, vol.14, no.4, pp.244-248, May 1991. # D. Saha,""Some studies on the application of relational algebra to protocol engineering"", Advances in Modeling and Simulation, vol.26, no.4, pp.17-28, 1991.
Conferences: 
# A. Jha and D. Saha, “Techno-Economic Analysis of 5G Deployment Scenarios involving Massive MIMO HetNets over mmWave: A Case Study on the US State of Texas?”, Proc. IEEE Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-51), Hawaii, USA, January 02-06, 2018. # A. Bhattacharyya, B. Sardar, and D. Saha, “Effect of Mode-Switching on TCP Short Flows During D2D Communication in LTE-A Networks”, Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS 2017), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, 17-20 December 2017. # A. Jha and D. Saha, “Why is 700 MHz band a Good Proposition for Provisioning pan-India 4G LTE Services? A Comparative Techno-economic Evaluation Study”, Proc. IEEE/ACM 9th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), Bangalore, India, January 04-08, 2017. # D. Saha, “A Quantitative Framework for Understanding National-level E-Government Payoffs”, 3rd European Business and Management Conference (EBMC) 2016, Brighton, UK, July 07-10, 2016. # M. Rana, B. Sardar, S. Mandal, and D. Saha, “Analyzing the Effect of Spectrum Mobility on Mobile IPv6 in Cognitive Radio Networks”, 6th International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio (COCORA 2016), Lisbon, Portugal, February 21-25, 2016. # D. Saha, “Revisiting The State Categorisation Of Telecom Circles In India From Mobile Diffusion Perspective”, 5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC) 2016, Dubai (UAE), January 16~18, 2016. [Awarded 2nd Runner Up Prize in Best Paper category] # A. Jha and D. Saha, “Techno-economic assessment of the potential for LTE based 4G mobile services in rural India”, Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS 2015) Kolkata, Dec 15-17, 2015. # D. Saha, “Checkpoint-Based Bidding for Spot Instances of Amazon EC2: Strategies for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)”, Proc. 2015 International Conference on Business and Information (BAI 2015), Macau, July 07~09, 2015. [Received Best Paper Award]. # S. K. Sadhukhan, N. Moitra, P. Venkateswaran and D. Saha, "A Comparative Study of Paging Techniques for Diurnal Mobility in Dual Homed Cellular Networks", Proc. IEEE Conf. Applications and Innovations in Mobile Computing (AIMoC 2015), Feb 2015, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. # A. Majumdar, D. Saha, and P. S. Dasgupta, “An analytical method to identify social ambassadors for mobile service providers' brand page on Facebook”, Proc. IEEE Conf. Applications and Innovations in Mobile Computing (AIMoC 2015), Feb 2015, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. # S. K. Sadhukhan, N. Moitra, P. Venkateswaran and D. Saha, "An Efficient Location Management Technique for Diurnal Mobility in Wireless Cellular Networks", Proc. 4th International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT 2014), Dec 19-21, 2014, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata. # S. K. Ghosh, P. Kundu, B. Sardar and D. Saha, "An Extension of on-board TCP (obTCP) for Satellite-Terrestrial Hybrid Networks", Proc. 4th International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT 2014), Dec 19-21, 2014, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata. # B. Sardar and D. Saha, “Performance Analysis of Basic Support Protocol (BSP) in Nested Network Mobility (NeNEMO)”, Proc. Int’l Workshop on Vehicular Communication Systems and Networks (VCSN 2013), in Int’l Conf on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2013), Mysore, August 22-25, 2013, India. # D. Sharma, A. K. Z. Alam, P. S. Dasgupta and D. Saha, “A Ranking Algorithm for Online Social Network Search”, Proc. 6th ACM India Computing Convention (ACM Compute 2013), Vellore, India 22-24 August 2013. # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mandal, and D. Saha, “Split Reservation Protocols using Multiple Wavelengths (SRPM) in Dense WDM Optical Networks”, Proc. 4th Int’l Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS), January 2012, Bangalore, India, 2012. # S. K. Sadhukhan, S. Mandal, S. Shaw and D. Saha, "A Novel Location Management technique for Dual-homed UMTS Cellular Networks", (Poster Paper) 4th Int’l Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS), January 2012, Bangalore, India, 2012. # A. Paul, M. Maitra, S. Mandal, S. Sadhukhan, and D. Saha, "A Metaheuristic based Fair Dynamic Spectrum Allocation Policy", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS’2011), India, Dec 2011. # A. Mitra, B. Sardar and D. Saha, "Why NEMO Protocols Do Not Pre-fetch More Than One CoA?", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS’2011), India, Dec 2011. # S. K. Sadhukhan, S. Mandal, S. Shaw, and D. Saha, “Joint Optimization of 2-tier Dual-homing for NodeBs and RNCs in UMTS Networks Using Meta-heuristic Techniques”, Proc. 5th Workshop on Intelligent Networks: Adaptation, Communication & Reconfiguration (IAMCOM 2011), held in conjunction with 3rd Int’l Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS) 5 January 2011, Bangalore, India, 2011. # P. Chand, B. Sardar, and D. Saha, “Selective Retransmission Schemes in TCP for Network Mobility: Performance Comparisons and Usage Recommendations”, Proc. International Conference on Network Communication and Computer (ICNCC 2011), pp. 307-322, March 19-20, 2011, New Delhi, India. # S. K. Sadhukhan, S. Mandal, P. Bhaumik and D. Saha, “Post-deployment Planning of 3G Cellular Networks through Dual-homing of NodeBs”, Proc. International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), pp. 404-419, Kolkata, India, Jan, 2010. # A. Sircar, B. Sardar, and D. Saha, “ROTIO+: A Modified ROTIO for Nested Network Mobility”, Proc. International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN) 2010 pp. 307-322, Kolkata, India, Jan, 2010. # D. Saha, “An Intelligent Destination Initiated Reservation Protocol for Wavelength Management in WDM Optical Networks”, Proc. 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT’2010), pp. 1266-1271, February 7~10, 2010, Phoenix Park, Gangwon-Do, Republic of Korea. # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mandal, and D. Saha, “MMSRP: Multi-wavelength Markov-based Split Reservation Protocol for DWDM Optical Networks”, Proc. 25th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), pp. 689-693, March 22-26, 2010, University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Sierre, Switzerland. # S Khara, I. S. Misra and D. Saha, “An Improved WLAN-first Access Scheme for UMTS/WLAN Integrated System”, Proc. 25th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), pp. 630-634, March 22-26, 2010, University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Sierre, Switzerland. # B. Sardar, M. Nasipuri and D. Saha, ""Co-existence of Network and Terminal Mobility in the Context of TCP Performance,"" Proc. ICC'10 Workshop on Vehicular Networking & Applications, ICC'10, May 23-27, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa. # A. K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Chatterjee, S. Saha, S. Ghose, and D. Saha, “An Efficient Call Admission Control Scheme on Overlay Networks Using Fuzzy Logic”, Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS’2009), New Delhi, India, Dec 14-16, 2009. # S. K. Sadhukhan, S. Mandal, and D. Saha, “A Practical Approach for Planning WLAN Deployment under 3G Cellular Network”, Proc. 1st International Conference on Networks & Communications (NetCoM-2009), 27-29 December 2009, Chennai, India. # A. K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Saha, S. Ghose, and D. Saha, “An Analytical Model of Multi-Service Call Admission Control in Next Generation Wireless Overlay Networks”, Proc. 1st International Conference on Networks & Communications (NetCoM-2009), 27-29 December 2009, Chennai, India. # S. K. Sadhukhan, S. Mandal, S. R. Biswas, P. Bhaumik, D. Saha, “Post-deployment Tuning of UMTS Cellular Networks through Dual-homing of RNCs”, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS’2009), Bangalore, India, January 5-10. # S. Khara, D. Saha, and I. S. Misra “Performance Analysis of a UMTS Cell with Underlying Tunnel-WLANs”, Proc. 10th Int Conf on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN’2009), Hyderabad, India, January 3-6, 2009, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 389-394, LNCS-5408 Springer 2009, ISBN: 978-3-540-92294-0. # 4. A. Mukhopadhyay and D. Saha, “Layer Manager Controlled Mobility Management on Wireless Overlay Networks”, Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS’2008), Mumbai, India, Dec 15-17, 2008. # S. Khara, I. S. Misra and D. Saha, “Improving Delay Performance in UMTS/WLAN Integrated Networks with Global Gateway Router”, Proc. 16th Int’l Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM 2008), Chennai, India, pp. 374 – 381, Dec. 14-17, 2008. # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mondal, C Bose, and D. Saha, “Fast Updated Markov Based Split Reservation Protocol in WDM Optical Networks”, Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS’2008), Mumbai, India, Dec 15-17, 2008. # B. Sardar, M. Nasipuri, D. Saha, and M. Hassan, ”Improving Uploading Performance of TCP in Network Mobility”, Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks & Telecom Systems (ANTS’2008), Mumbai, India, Dec 15-17, 2008. # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mondal, C Bose, and D. Saha, “A Markov Selection Split Reservation Protocol for WDM Optical Networks without Wavelength Conversion”, Proc. IEEE Globecom’2008, New Orleans, USA. # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mondal, and D. Saha, “An adaptive Split Reservation Protocol (SRP) for dynamically reserving wavelengths in WDM optical networks”, Proc. 9th Int Conf on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN’2008), Kolkata, India, pp. 497-502, January 5-8, 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS- 4308 Springer 2008, ISBN 3-540-68139-6. # B. Sardar, M. Nasipuri, and D. Saha, “A Comparative Evaluation of Loss Recovery Mechanisms in SCTP and obTCP for On-Board IP Networks”, Proc. 1st Symposium on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (ANTS 2007) (http://www.antsconference.org), Mumbai, India, Dec 17-18, 2007. # A. K. Mukhopadhyay, and D. Saha, “A General Architecture of Wireless Overlay Networks (WONs) for Global Mobility”, Proc. 1st Symposium on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (ANTS 2007) (http://www.antsconference.org), Mumbai, India, Dec 17-18, 2007. # B. Sardar, M. Nasipuri, and D. Saha, “Short Transfer Performance of on-board TCP (obTCP) under High Packet Error Rate (PER) Conditions”, Proc. 10th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC’2007), Jaipur, India, Dec 03-06, 2007. # I. S. Misra, S Khara, and D. Saha, “A Tiered Mobility Management Solution for Cellular/WLAN Integrated Networks with Low Handoff Delay”, "", Proc. IFIP-TC6 - WG6.8 12th Workshop on Personal Wireless Communications (PWC'07), Prague, Czech Republic, 12-13 September 2007. # D. Talasu, D. Saha, and P. S. Dasgupta, “An Improvement of Layered-Graph Based Routing and Wavelength Assignment (RWA) Algorithms for WDM Optical Networks”, Proc. Int’l Workshop on Telecommunications (IWT'2007), Santa Rita do Sapucai, Brazil, Feb 12-15, 2007. # J. Sethuraman, A. Mahanti, D. Saha, and S. K. Sadhukhan, “BDFS: A Real-Time Search Algorithm for Central Office (CO) Optimization”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS 40), Hawaii, January 3-7, 2007. # D. Saha, “A Multipath Distributed Protocol for Dynamic Wavelength Reservation in IP-over-WDM Networks”, Proc. Int’l Workshop on Telecommunications (IWT'2007), Santa Rita do Sapucai, Brazil, Feb 12-15, 2007. # A. Mukhopadhyay, D. Saha, A. Mahanti, and S. K. Sadhukhan, “E-risk Management through Self-insurance: An Option Model”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS 40), Hawaii, January 3-7, 2007. # S. Ghosh, P. S. Dasgupta and D. Saha,, “A Modified Algorithm for Semi-lightpath Routing in WDM Optical Networks with a Non-linear Conversion Cost Function”, Proc. Int’l Workshop on Telecommunications (IWT'2007), Santa Rita do Sapucai, Brazil, Feb 12-15, 2007. # A. Mukhopadhyay, D. Saha, A. Mahanti, and S. K. Sadhukhan, “Hedging Big Losses Due to Security Breaches through Insurance: A Business Model”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS 40), Hawaii, January 3-7, 2007. # M. Sengupta, S. K. Mondal, and D. Saha, “Destination Initiated Multi-wavelength Reservation Protocol (DIMRP) in WDM Optical Networks: Finding the Optimal Selectivity for Wavelength Assignment”, Proc. 8th Int Conf on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN’2006), Guwahati, India, pp. 497-502, December 27-30, 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS- 4308 Springer 2006, ISBN 3-540-68139-6. # S. Khara, I. S. Misra, and D. Saha, “A One-Pass Method of MIP Registration by WLAN Host Through GPRS Network”, Proc. 8th Int Conf on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN’2006), Guwahati, India, pp. 570-581, December 27-30, 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS- 4308 Springer 2006, ISBN 3-540-68139-6. # S. Khara, I. Saha Misra, and D. Saha, “An Alternative Architecture for WLAN/GPRS Integration”, Proceedings of the IEEE 63rd Vehicular Technology Conference (Spring), Melbourne, May 7-10, 2006. # I. Saha Misra, M. Chakrabarty, and D. Saha, “An Approach for Optimal Hierarchical Mobility Management Network Architecture”, Proceedings of the IEEE 63rd Vehicular Technology Conference (Spring), Melbourne, May 7-10, 2006. # B. Sardar, and D. Saha, “A Novel Version of Wireless TCP for Vehicular On-Board IP Networks”, Proceedings of the IEEE 63rd Vehicular Technology Conference (Spring), Melbourne, May 7-10, 2006. # A. Mukhopadhyay, S. Chatterjee, D. Saha, A. Mahanti, and S. K. Sadhukhan, “e-Risk Management with Insurance: A framework using Copula aided Bayesian Belief Networks”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS 39), Hawaii, January 3-7, 2006. # J. Sethuraman, A. Mahanti, D. Saha, and S. K. Sadhukhan, “A Routing and Wavelength Assignment (RWA) Technique to Minimize the Number of SONET ADMs in WDM Rings”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS 39), Hawaii, January 3-7, 2006. # S. Mandal, D. Saha, and M. Chatterjee, “Pricing Wireless Network Services Using Smart Market Models”, Proc. IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC’2006), 8-10 January 2006, Las Vegas, NV, 2006. # S. Khara, I. Saha Misra, and D. Saha, “An Efficient Technique of Integrating WLAN into GPRS Network”, Proceedings of 4th Asian Mobile Computing Conference (AMOC 2006), Kolkata, India, January 4-7, 2006.
Articles/Cases: 
# # D. Saha, Review of the book “The Dynamics of Spectrum Management: Legacy, Technology, and Economics" – by R Prasad and V Sridhar in VIKALPA, The Journal for Decision Makers, 40(3), July-Sept 2015, pp. 388–391, SAGE Publications © 2015 Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. # A. Banerjee, D. Saha, I. Bose & M. Huang, “INTELFRA Ltd.: Pricing Telecom Infrastructure in a Monopolistic Market”, ACRC Case No. 11/496C, Pub. Year: 2011. # I. Bose, M. Huang and D. Saha, “Sanchari: Moving Up the Value Chain Through Telecommunication Services", Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), Teaching Case, 2012.
Books/Book Chapters: 
# D. Saha (Ed.), "Advances in Data Communications and Networking for Digital Business Transformation", IGI Global Publishing, USA, ISBN13: 9781522553236, ISBN10: 1522553231, EISBN13: 9781522553243, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5323-6, 2018. # V. Sridhar and D. Saha (Ed.), “Recent Advances in Broadband Integrated Network Operations and Services Management, IGI Global Publishing, USA, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-589-6, ISBN13: 9781609605896, ISBN10: 1609605896, EISBN13: 9781609605902, 2011. # D. Saha, A. Mukherjee and S. Bandyopadhyay, ""Networking Infrastructure for Pervasive Computing: Enabling Technologies and Systems"", Springer International Edition (SIE), India, Paperback, 306 pp., ISBN: 8184898037, ISBN-13: 9788184898033, 2011. # A. Mukherjee, S. Bandyopadhyay and D. Saha, ""Location Management and Routing in Mobile Wireless Networks"", Artech House Books, Norwood, MA, USA, ISBN 1-58053-355-8, 2003. # D. Saha, A. Mukherjee and S. Bandyopadhyay, ""Networking Infrastructure for Pervasive Computing: Enabling Technologies and Systems"", Kluwer Academic Publishers (KAP), USA, Hardbound, 320 pp., ISBN 1-4020-7249-X, 2002. # D. Saha, and D. K. Chakraborty, ""Destruction of Blooming Flowers"" on Child Labours in Calcutta (1996) [monograph]. # D. Saha et.al. Course Material on ""Computer Networks"" under IMPACT Project, DOE (1995) [MIT, GOI publication]. # D. Saha, and D. K. Chakraborty, ""Fundamentals of Computer Science & Programming"" in Regional Language (Bengali) (1994). # D. Saha, and D. K. Chakraborty, ""Computer Theory and Practice"" in Regional Language (Bengali) (1992).
Research Interests: 
A. Primary: * Techno-economic Analysis - 4G LTE, 5G. * ICT4D & E-governance - ICT diffusion, eGov payoff, Interrelationship among various indices. * Pervasive Communication & Computing (co-guided 1 doctoral student) - Computing Model, Network Architecture & Protocols, Middlewares, Pervasive Internet Protocol (PIP), Pervasive Organic Sensor Networks. * Wireless Networking & Mobile Computing (co-guided 8 doctoral students) - Mobility management (Location area planning, Hand-over algorithms, Intelligent Paging Techniques), Wireless TCP, Ad-Hoc Networks (Stability based design, adaptive multi-path routing, Multicasting). * WDM Optical Networks (co-guided 1 doctoral students) - Lightpath Management Protocols, MAC Protocols for MANs, RWA algorithms, Virtual Topology Design, Survivability issues. * Rural Broadband ICT (guided 2 term papers) - Service models, technologies for rural areas, business issue. * Internetworking (own Ph. D. dissertation) - Design of Inter-Working Units (IWU), Protocol Conversion Techniques, Gateway design and placement techniques. * Protocol Engineering (co-guided 1 doctoral student) - Formal Modeling with CFSM, Parallel Protocol Verification Systems (PPVS). * Design of Computer/Communication Networks - Network Planning & Enhancement, Fault Tolerant Tree LANs, Reliability Constrained Design, Hierarchical Design & Routing. B. Secondary * Network Resource Pricing & Marketing (supervised 1 term paper) - Bandwidth marketing, Mobile call pricing, Network economics * Telecom Regulations (supervised 1 term paper) - Universal Service Obligation (USO) * Bio-Medical Engg. (co-guided 2 doctoral student) - Uterine Pacemaker, Parametric Control [Collaboration with JadavpurUniversity (JU), Kolkata, India] * Social Science - Child Labour & Sex Workers in Calcutta [Collaboration with Netaji Nagar Day College (NNDC), Kolkata, India]