• Project Data

    European FP7 Project
    The CONVERGENCE project is funded by the European Union's 7th Framework Programme
    Collaborative Project
    Grant agreement n. FP7-257123

    CNIT (Consorzio Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni)
    Prof. Nicola Blefari Melazzi

    Community contribution to the project
    2,989,140 Euro

    Project start date
    June, 1, 2010

    Project end date
    May, 31, 2013

Research description

CONVERGENCE covers six areas of research:

  1. the definition of a new fundamental unit of distribution and transaction, the VDI;
  2. new networking functionality;
  3. a new open source Middleware;
  4. a Community Dictionary Service;
  5. security and privacy mechanisms;
  6. applications, relevant to the needs of real life trials.

The figure shows the relationships among these areas and current solutions.

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