ACCESS - The Future

- Autonomic Complex Communication nEtworks, Signals and Systems

ACCESS (Autonomic Complex Communication nEtworks, Signals and Systems) är ett Linnaeus Centre som grundades på KTH genom ett tioårigt stipendium om 111,5 miljoner kronor från Vetenskapsrådet. Centret har dock en total forskingsbudget på 50 miljoner kronor som finansieras av bland annat EU, VINNOVA, SSF. Centret utgör en betydande del av den grundläggande forskningen inom komplexa kommunikationsnätverk och system i Sverige. De tematiska forskningsområden är infrastruktur, utspritt handhavande, nätverksbaserade tjänster, signal- och systemteori. Centret har 35 seniorforskare och 80 doktorander. Initiativet till ACCESS togs av åtta olika forskningsgrupper på KTH: Reglerteknik, Kommunikationsnät, kommunikationsteori, biologisk fysik och beräkningsbiologi, Formella metoder, Optimeringslära och systemteori, signalbehandling, Ljud- och bildbehandling.

Video at ACCESS

As scientists and citizens we feel a particular need to be better informed, and to learn the larger picture. ACCESS Distinguished Lecture Series brings eminent speakers from prestigious universities to KTH from around the world. As part of ACCESS mission to interface with society many of these lectures extend to broader popular areas of interest, such as the sub-prime crisis, the roles that popularity and novelty play in eliciting attention in the Web or systems for intelligent buildings and environmental monitoring.

If you can't make it to KTH, join the live stream of the lecture.

Watch the distinguished lectures live


4th ACCESS Industrial Workshop 2016

The 4th ACCESS Industrial Workshop will take place on May 2nd, 2016.

This full day event brings together experts from industry and academia to discuss current challenges and industrial trends of future ICT. This year's thematic scope is on "Cloud Computing and Services: Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges for Businesses and Industries" with keynote speakers Giovanni Pacifici - Vice President of IBM, and Raouf Boutaba - University of Waterloo.

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Empowering people on social networks

Social networks have changed the world. Now they need to be changed. An ACCESS researcher is part of an international project to improve privacy on the web.

“Everybody has a Facebook or Google + account today, and is very happy about it,” he says. “We think everything is free on social networks, but in a sense, we pay by giving away our private data to be monetised by social network providers,”says Sarunas Girdzijauskas.

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