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Jernej Hribar at the ITU AI for Good challenge

Dr Jernej Hribar, CONNECT Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, and Dr Andrea Bonfante came third out of 1600 participants in the ITU (International Telecommunication Union ) AI for Good: Al Machine Learning in 5G Challenge.

They competed in a challenge entitled “Federated Learning for Spatial Reuse in a multi-BSS (Basic Service Set) scenario”, one of sixteen open challenges specified by ITU to explore how to make the best use of AI/ML in future networks. Their solution can improve Wi-Fi network throughput while also protecting user data.

Their Grand Challenge Finale presentation can be found here: 

The project can also be accessed on GitHub here.

This work will contribute to a journal paper in the next ITU journal.

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