Kevin Bylykbashi

Ph.D. Student

Graduate School of Engineering
Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT)
3-30-1 Wajiro-higashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 811-0295
Japan
bylykbashi.kevin@gmail.com


Experience

Master Control Room Operator

DigitAlb

In charge of executing on-air transmissions of both Terrestial and Satellite platforms and ensuring the technical quality of programming and other media operations. Maintained equipments, handled on-air broadcasts, controlled transmission volume and video quality and prevented interruptions.

August 2017 - August 2018

Assistant Professor

The Professional College of Tirana

Gave seminars on Java programming language for three different groups of students and guided laboratories for each of them. Evaluated the students individually to identify areas of difficulties.

March 2018 - June 2018

Internship

Vodafone Albania

Hand-on experience with transmission planning, operation and optimization of mobile network.

May 2016 - June 2016

Education

Fukuoka Institute of Technology

Ph.D.
Information and Communication Engineering
September 2018 - Ongoing

Polytechnic University of Tirana

Master of Science
Telecommunication Engineering

GPA: 10/10

October 2016 - July 2018

Polytechnic University of Tirana

Bachelor of Science
Telecommunication Engineering

GPA: 9.02/10

October 2013 - July 2016

Qemal Stafa High School

GPA: 9.49/10

September 2010 - June 2013

Publications

Journals

1. Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Leonard Barolli, Fatos Xhafa, “Impact of Node Density and TTL in Vehicular Delay Tolerant Networks: Performance Comparison of Different Routing Protocols,” Inderscience, International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing (IJSSC), Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 136-144, DOI: 10.1504/IJSSC.2017.089003, 2017.

2. Kosuke Ozera, Shinji Sakamoto, Donald Elmazi, Kevin Bylykbashi, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “A Fuzzy Approach for Clustering in MANETs: Performance Evaluation for Different Parameters,” Inderscience, International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing (IJSSC), Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 166-176, DOI: 10.1504/IJSSC.2017.089009, 2017.

3. Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Ryoichiro Obukata, Kosuke Ozera, Yi Liu, Leonard Barolli, “Implementation and Evaluation of an Ambient Intelligence Testbed: Improvement of Human Sleeping Conditions by a Fuzzy-Based System,” International Journal of Web Information Systems (IJWIS), Emerald Publishing, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp.123-135, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJWIS-12-2017-0082, 2018.

4. Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Leonard Barolli, Fatos Xhafa, “Routing in a Many-to-One Communication Scenario in a Realistic VDTN,” Journal of High Speed Networks, IOS Press, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 107-118, DOI: 10.3233/JHS-180584, 2018.

5. Donald Elmazi, Miralda Cuka, Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Implementation of Intelligent Fuzzy-based Systems for Actor Node Selection in WSANs: A Comparison Study Considering Effect of Actor Congestion Situation,” Journal of High Speed Networks, IOS Press, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 187-199, DOI: 10.3233/JHS-180590, 2018.

6. Miralda Cuka, Donald Elmazi, Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Implementation and Performance Evaluation of Two Fuzzy-based Systems for Selection of IoT Devices in Opportunistic Networks,” Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (JAIHC), https://doi.org/10.1007/s12652-017-0676-0, Published Online January 2018.

7. Miralda Cuka, Donald Elmazi, Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Effect of Node Centrality for IoT Device Selection in Opportunistic Networks: A Comparison Study,” Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Vol. 30, No. 21, https://doi.org/10.1002/cpe.4790, 2018.

8. Kosuke Ozera, Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Leonard Barolli, “A Fuzzy-based Approach for Cluster Management in VANETs: Performance Evaluation for Two Fuzzy-based Systems,” Internet of Things, Elsevier, Vol. 3-4, pp. 120-133, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iot.2018.09.011, 2018.

9. Kosuke Ozera, Takaaki Inaba, Shinji Sakamoto, Kevin Bylykbashi, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “A WLAN Triage Testbed based on Fuzzy Logic and Its Performance Evaluation for Different Number of Clients and Throughput Parameter,” International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC), Inderscience, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 168-178, DOI: 10.1504/IJGUC.2019.098220, 2018.

10. Kevin Bylykbashi, Donald Elmazi, Keita Matsuo, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Effect of Security and Trustworthiness for a Fuzzy Cluster Management System in VANETs,” Cognitive Systems Research, Elsevier, Vol. 55, pp. 153-163, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogsys.2019.01.008, 2019.



International Conferences

1. Evjola Spaho, Kevin Bylykbashi, Leonard Barolli, Vladi Kolici, Algenti Lala, “Evaluation of Different DTN Routing Protocols in an Opportunistic Network Considering Many-to-One Communication Scenario,” Proc. of NBiS-2016, pp. 64-69, Ostrava, Czech Republic, September 2016.

2. Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa, “Effect of Node Density and Node Movement Model on Performance of a VDTN,” Prof. of BWCCA-2016, pp. 153-161, Asan, Korea, November 2016.

3. Donald Elmazi, Miralda Cuka, Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Selection of Actor Nodes in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks Considering Actor-Sensor Coordination Quality Parameter,” Proc. of BWCCA-2017, pp. 87-99, Barcelona, Spain, November 2017.

4. Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa, “Comparison of Spray and Wait and Epidemic Protocols in Different DTN Scenarios,” Proc. of BWCCA-2017, pp. 218-229, Barcelona, Spain, November 2017.

5. Masafumi Yamada, Kevin Bylykbashi, Miralda Cuka, Yi Liu, Keita Matsuo, Leonard Barolli, “Performance Evaluation of an IoT-Based E-Learning Testbed Using Mean-shift Clustering Approach Considering Gamma Type of Brain Waves,” Proc. of BWCCA-2017, pp. 671-681, Barcelona, Spain, November 2017.

6. Ryoichiro Obukata, Kevin Bylykbashi, Kosuke Ozera, Yi Liu, Shinji Sakamoto, Leonard Barolli, “A Fuzzy-based System for Actor Node in an Ambient Intelligence Testbed: Effects of Different Parameters on Human Sleeping Conditions,” Proc. of BWCCA-2017, pp. 682-690, Barcelona, Spain, November 2017.

7. Kosuke Ozera, Takaaki Inaba, Kevin Bylykbashi, Shinji Sakamoto, Leonard Barolli, “Experimental Evaluation of a WLAN Triage Testbed Considering Relation of Connection Success Ratio and Connected Time Ratio with User Priority and RSSI Parameters,” Proc. of BWCCA-2017, pp. 701-717, Barcelona, Spain, November 2017.

8. Evjola Spaho, Kevin Bylykbashi, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa, “Routing in a DTN: Performance evaluation for Random Waypoint and Steady State Random Waypoint using NS3 Simulator,” Proc. of 3PGCIC-2017, pp. 133-141, Barcelona, Spain, November 2017.

9. Kosuke Ozera, Takaaki Inaba, Kevin Bylykbashi, Shinji Sakamoto, Leonard Barolli, “Implementation of a New Function for Preventing Short Reconnection in a WLAN Triage System,” Proc. of EIDWT-2018, pp. 1-17, Tirana, Albania, March 2018.

10. Kevin Bylykbashi, Ryoichiro Obukata, Kosuke Ozera, Yi Liu, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa, “Application of Fuzzy Logic for Improving Human Sleeping Conditions in an Ambient Intelligence Testbed,” Proc. of EIDWT-2018, pp. 41-50, Tirana, Albania, March 2018.

11. Miralda Cuka, Donald Elmazi, Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “A Fuzzy-based System for Selection of IoT Devices in Opportunistic Networks Considering IoT Device Storage, Waiting Time and Security Parameters,” Proc. of EIDWT-2018, pp. 94-105, Tirana, Albania, March 2018.

12. Donald Elmazi, Miralda Cuka, Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Selection of Actor Nodes in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks Considering Failure of Assigned Task as New Parameter,” Proc. of EIDWT-2018, pp. 106-118, Tirana, Albania, March 2018.

13. Evjola Spaho, Kevin Bylykbashi, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa, “An Integrated System Considering WLAN and DTN for Improving Network Performance: Evaluation for Different Scenarios and Parameters,” Proc. of EIDWT-2018, pp. 339-348, Tirana, Albania, March 2018.

14. Masafumi Yamada, Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Keita Matsuo, Leonard Barolli, Vladi Kolici, “Performance Evaluation of an IoT-Based E-Learning Testbed Considering Meditation Parameter,” Proc. of EIDWT-2018, pp. 1049-1060, Tirana, Albania, March 2018.

15. Donald Elmazi, Miralda Cuka, Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Selection of Actor Nodes in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks: A Fuzzy-Based Approach Considering Number of Obstacles as New Parameter,” Proc. of IEEE AINA-2018, pp. 658-666, Krakow, Poland, May 2018.

16. Miralda Cuka, Donald Elmazi, Kevin Bylykbashi, Evjola Spaho, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “A Fuzzy-Based System for Selection of IoT Devices in Opportunistic Networks Considering IoT Device Storage, Waiting Time and Node Centrality Parameters,” Proc. of IEEE AINA-2018, pp. 710-716, Krakow, Poland, May 2018.

17. Keita Matsuo, Masafumi Yamada, Kevin Bylykbashi, Miralda Cuka, Yi Liu, Leonard Barolli, “Implementation of an IoT-Based E-Learning Testbed: Performance Evaluation Using Mean-Shift Clustering Approach Considering Four Types of Brain Waves,” Proc. of WAINA-2018, pp. 203-209, Krakow, Poland, May 2018.

18. Kosuke Ozera, Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Leonard Barolli, “A Security-Aware Fuzzy-Based Cluster Head Selection System for VANETs,” Proc. of IMIS-2018, pp. 505-516, Matsue, Japan, July 2018.

19. Evjola Spaho, Klodian Dhoska, Kevin Bylykbashi, Leonard Barolli, Vladi Kolici, Makoto Takizawa, “Performance Evaluation of Energy Consumption for Different DTN Routing Protocols,” Proc. of NBiS-2018, pp. 122-131, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 2018.

20. Kosuke Ozera, Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Clustering in VANETs: A Fuzzy-Based System for Clustering of Vehicles,” Proc. of NBiS-2018, pp. 810-821, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 2018.

21. Miralda Cuka, Donald Elmazi, Kevin Bylykbashi, Keita Matsuo, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “A Fuzzy-Based System for Selection of IoT Devices in Opportunistic Networks Considering Number of Past Encounters,” Proc. of 3PGCIC-2018, pp. 223-237, Taichung, Taiwan, October 2018.

22. Kosuke Ozera, Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, “Performance Evaluation of a Fuzzy-Based Cluster-Management System for VANETs,” Proc. of BWCCA-2018, pp. 623-636, Taichung, Taiwan, October 2018.

23. Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Kosuke Ozera, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa, “A Fuzzy-Based System for Safe Driving Information in VANETs,” Proc. of BWCCA-2018, pp. 648-658, Taichung, Taiwan, October 2018.

24. Kosuke Ozera, Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa, “Group Speed Parameter Effect for Clustering of Vehicles in VANETs: A Fuzzy-Based Approach,” Proc. of EIDWT-2019, pp. 13-24, Fujairah, UAE, February 2019.

25. Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Keita Matsuo, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa, “A Fuzzy-based System for Cloud-Fog-Edge Selection in VANETs,” Proc. of EIDWT-2019, pp. 1-12, Fujairah, UAE, February 2019.

26. Kevin Bylykbashi, Yi Liu, Donald Elmazi, Keita Matsuo, Makoto Ikeda and Leonard Barolli, “A Secure and Trustworthy Intelligent System for Clustering in VANETs Using Fuzzy Logic,” Proc. of AINA-2019, pp. 156–165, Matsue, Japan, March 2019.

27. Evjola Spaho, Klodian Dhoska, Kevin Bylykbashi, Leonard Barolli, Vladi Kolici, Makoto Takizawa, “Performance Evaluation of Routing Protocols in DTNs Considering Different Mobility Models,” Proc. of WAINA-2019, pp. 205–214, Matsue, Japan, March 2019.


Skills

Programming Languages
Operating Systems
Tools
  • AutoCAD
  • MATLAB
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office
  • NI Multisim
    (Simulation and circuit design software for analog, digital, and power electronics)
  • ANSYS HFSS
    (High Frequency Structure Simulator - 3D Electromagnetic Field Simulator for RF and Wireless Design)
  • Wireshark
    (Network protocol analyzer)
  • The ONE, ns2, ns3
    (Network Simulators for Internet systems)

Interests

Research Interests
  • Wireless Networks
  • Ad-hoc Networks
  • Vehicular Networks
  • Wireless Network Applications
  • Intelligent Algorithms
  • Network Protocols
  • Mobile Robots
  • Ambient Intelligence


Personal Interests

Apart from being a researcher, I enjoy most of my time being outdoors.

When forced indoors, I follow a number of television shows, I am an aspiring chef, and I spend a large amount of my free time exploring the latest technology advancements in the engineering world.


Awards

  • Best Paper Award
    International Conference on Emerging Internet, Data & Web Technologies (EIDWT-2018)
  • Best Paper Award
    International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (NBiS-2018)