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I am a lecturer in Computer Networking with the School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at The University of the West of Scotland. My previous industrial experience was in manufacturing and quality assurance.

My current research interests lie within various areas of computer and data networks and I am currently writing a proposal researching ways to combat the illegal reception of DTH satellite broadcasts.

My other areas of interest are Encapsolation Protocols, Multicasting, Network Security, Edge-to-Cloud Computing, 5G, DTH Satellite Transmission NetworksWindows and Linux.       

Other areas of Expertise available for knowledge exchange.

Networking Protocols; Encapsolation Protocols, Multicasting, Network Security; Satellite Networks.

Current research activities.

Using IP within Multi-Program Transport Streams as an Identifier for Point-to-Multipoint Conditional Broadcasts of European DVB-S/S2 DTH video and data transmissions in order to combat piracy and illegal reception.

Desired research direction

Data encapsulation and security

Multicasting and 5G Networks

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Research Output

  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article

An analysis of multicast inefficiencies in multi-tenant MEC infrastructures for 5G networks

Eager, S., Matencio Escolar, A. & Alcaraz Calero, J. M., 21 Jul 2020, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 6 p. (IEEE Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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    K-VARP: K-anonymity for varied data streams via partitioning

    Otgonbayar, A., Pervez, Z., Dahal, K. & Eager, S., 31 Oct 2018, In : Information Sciences. 467, p. 238-255 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
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