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Professor Douglas Leith

Professor of Computer Systems (Computer Science)


Doug Leith graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1986 and was awarded his PhD, also from the University of Glasgow, in 1989. Prof. Leith moved to the National University of Ireland, Maynooth in 2001 to establish the Hamilton Institute ( of which he was founding Director from 2001-2014. In Dec 2014, Prof Leith moved to Trinity College Dublin to take up the Chair of Computer Systems in the School of Computer Science and Statistics. His current research interests include wireless networks, network congestion control, distributed optimisation and data privacy.
  data privacy   distributed optimisation   network congestion control   wireless networks
Saman Feghhi, Douglas J. Leith, An Efficient Web Traffic Defence Against Timing-Analysis Attacks, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 14, (2), 2019, p525--540 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Xavier Costa-Perez,Douglas J. Leith, George Iosifidis, FluidRAN: Optimized vRAN/MEC Orchestration , IEEE INFOCOM , 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Chatzieleftheriou, George Iosifidis, Iordanis Koutsopoulos, Douglas Leith, Towards Resource-efficient Wireless Edge Analytics for Mobile Augmented Reality Applications , Proc International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems , 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, (2018), Douglas Leith, [eds.], 3, Journal, PUBLISHED
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, (2018), Douglas Leith, [eds.], 4, Journal, PUBLISHED
Pol Mac Aonghusa, Douglas J. Leith, Plausible Deniability in Web Search -- From Detection to Assessment, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, 13, (4), 2018, p874 - 887, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Ying Cui, Muriel M├ędard, Edmund Yeh, Douglas Leith, an Lai, and Ken R. Duffy, A Linear Network Code Construction for General Integer Connections Based on the Constraint Satisfaction Problem, IEEE Transactions on Networking, 25, (6), 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Alessandro Checco, Douglas Leith, Using Crowd sourcing for Local Topology Discovery in Wireless Networks, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Julien Monteil, Melanie Bouroche, Douglas J. Leith, L1 and L2 Stability Analysis of Heterogeneous Traffic With Application to Parameter Optimization for the Control of Automated Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2018, p1--16 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
A. Checco, C. Lancia, D. J. Leith, Updating Neighbour Cell List via Crowdsourced User Reports: A Framework for Measuring Time Performance, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2018, 2018, p1--11 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL

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D.J.Leith and Oliver Mason, Interdisciplinary Workshop on Data Privacy, 2014, NUI Maynooth, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PUBLISHED
D.J.Leith and K.R.Duffy, International Workshop on Network Science, 2011, NUI Maynooth, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PUBLISHED


wireless networks, network congestion control, distributed optimisation and data privacy