Events organised by SANSA

  1. Workshop organised at FITCE 2016 Congress with title "Advanced Backhauling Technologies, impact of SDN and NFV.  https://www.fitce2016.gr 
  2. Special track organised at ASMS/SPSC 2016 with title "Hybrid Terrestrial Satellite Networking and Services. http://www.asmsconference.org/special-tracks/ 
  3. Convened session at EUCAP 2017 with title "Massive MIMO Antenna Technologies and Interference Mitigation Techniques for 5G Networks in the Frequency Bands above 6 GHz"  http://www.eucap.org/conference/test-draft 
  4. Workshop organised at ICC 2017 in Paris with title "1st International Workshop on Satellite Communications - Challenges and Integration in the 5G ecosystem"

Journals

  1. A. Pérez-Neira, J.M. Veciana, M.A. Vázquez, E. Lagunas, “Distributed Power Control with Received Power Constraints for Time-Area-Spectrum Licenses”, Signal Processing, EURASIP/Elsevier journal, 10.1016/j.sigpro.2015.09.009, Sept 2015. Available at: http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S016516841500311
  2. E. Lagunas, S.K. Sharma, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, “Resource Allocation for Cognitive Satellite Communications with Incumbent Terrestrial Networks”, accepted, IEEE Trans. On Cognitive Communications and Networking, Nov 2015.
  3. S. Maleki, P. Ciblat, S. Chatzinotas, B. S. M. R. and B. Ottersten, "Cooperative Estimation of Power and Direction of Transmission for a Directive Source," in IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 343-357, Dec. 2016.
  4. D. K. Nguyen; D. N. Jayakody; S. Chatzinotas; J. Thompson; J. Li, "Wireless Energy Harvesting Assisted Two-Way Cognitive Relay Networks: Protocol Design and Performance Analysis," in IEEE Access, vol.PP, no.99, 27 Jan 2017, pp.1-1 doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2644758
  5. G. Ziaragkas, G. Poziopoulou, J. Nunez-Martinez, J. Baranda Hortiguela, I. Moreno, C. Tsinos, S. Maleki, S. Krishna Sharma, M. Alodeh, S. Chatzinotas, "SANSA - Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Network: Scenarios, Use Cases, KPIs, Architecture, Network and Physical Layer Techniques", accepted, International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, May 2017.
  6. N. Patriciello, J. Nunez-Martinez, J. Baranda, M. Casoni, J. Mangues-Bafalluy, "TCP Performance Evaluation over Backpressure-based Routing Strategies for Wireless Mesh Backhaul in LTE Networks", Elsevier AdHoc Networks journal, Volume 60, pp.40-51, 15 May 2017.
  7. G. Tsinos; S. Maleki; S. Chatzinotas; B. Ottersten, "On the Energy-Efficiency of Hybrid Analog-Digital Transceivers for Single- and Multi-carrier Large Antenna Array Systems," in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications , vol. 35, no. 9, pp.1-1, Jun. 2017.
  8. A. Tsakmalis, S. Chatzinotas and B. Ottersten, "Interference Constraint Active Learning with Uncertain Feedback for Cognitive Radio Networks," in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 4654-4668, Jul. 2017.
  9. A. K. Papazafeiropoulos, S. K. Sharma, S. Chatzinotas and B. Ottersten, "Ergodic Capacity Analysis of AF DH MIMO Relay Systems With Residual Transceiver Hardware Impairments: Conventional and Large System Limits," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 7010-7025, Aug. 2017.
  10. S. He, J. Wang, Y. Huang, B. Ottersten and W. Hong, "Codebook-Based Hybrid Precoding for Millimeter Wave Multiuser Systems," in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 20, pp. 5289-5304, 15 Oct. 2017.

Book Chapters

  1. Book chapter on CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group) for the proposed book with title “New Directions in Wireless Communications systems: From Mobile to 5G” entitled “Channel Dependent Precoding for Multi-User Access over Load-Controlled Parasitic Antenna Arrays” Ntaikos, K. Ntougias, C. B. Papadias, to appear.
  2. S.K. Sharma, E. Lagunas, C. Tsinos, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, Spectral Coexistence for Next Generation Wireless Backhaul Networks, Chapter in “Access, Fronthaul and Backhaul Networks for 5G and Beyond”, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Hertfordshire, UK.

Conferences

  1. E. Lagunas, S.K. Sharma, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, “Impact of Terrain Aware Interference Modeling on the Throughput of Cognitive Ka-Band Satellite Systems”, Ka and Broadband Communications Conference (KaConf), Bologna, Italy, Oct 2015.
  2. J. Baranda, J. Núñez-Martínez, J. Mangues-Bafalluy, "BP-MR: Backpressure Routing for the Heterogeneous Multi-Radio Backhaul of Small Cells", in Proceedings of the 8th IFIP Wireless and Mobile Networking Conference (WMNC 2015), 5-7 October 2015, Munich, Germany.
  3. E. Lagunas, S. K. Sharma, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten. "Power Control for Satellite Uplink and Terrestrial Fixed-Service Co-existence in Ka-band" In 2015 IEEE 82nd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2015-Fall), 2015.
  4. S. Maleki, P. Ciblai, S. Chatzinotas, D. Kapetanovic and B. Ottersten, "Cooperative power and DoT estimation for a directive source," 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, 2015, pp. 630-634. This presentation presented a multi-sensor cooperative estimation algorithm for joint power and DoT estimation of a source with a known location and equipped with a directive antenna pattern.
  5. X. Artiga, A. I. Pérez-Neira, "Shared Access Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Network enabled by Smart Antennas: SANSA", in Proceedings of the 2015 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2015), 29 June - 2 July 2015, Paris (FR)
  6. M. Á. Lagunas, A. I. Pérez-Neira, X. Artiga, "Array factor directivity for interference scenario", in Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC), 19-20 July 2015, Zakynthos, Ionion (Greece)
  7. X. Artiga, "Reflectarray cell for analog row-column beam scanning control," 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Davos, Apr. 2016, pp. 1-4. This presentation depicted a solution which is enabled by a reflectarray unit cell capable to add phase shifts of three different structures  (one fixed to compensate the spherical illumination and two reconfigurable for steering the beam controlled by the row and the column lines).
  8. M. Grossmann et al., "Antenna array optimization strategies for robust direction finding," 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Davos, Apr. 2016, pp. 1-5.
  9. K. Ntougias, D. Ntaikos, C. B. Papadias, "Robust low-complexity arbitrary user- and symbol-level multi-cell precoding with single-fed load-controlled parasitic antenna arrays," 23rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2016), Thessaloniki, Greece, 16-18 May, 2016, pp. 1-5.
  10. H. Pennanen, D. Christopoulos, S. Chatzinotas and B. Ottersten, "Distributed coordinated beamforming for multi-cell multigroup multicast systems," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kuala Lumpur, May 2016, pp. 1-7. This presentation considered coordinated multicast beam-forming in a multi-cell wireless network where each multiantenna base station (BS) serves multiple groups of single antenna users by generating a single beam with common data per group.
  11. E. Lagunas, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, M. Soltanalian, A. I. Pérez-Neira and B. Oftersten, "Power and rate allocation in cognitive satellite uplink networks," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kuala Lumpur, May 2016, pp. 1-6. In this paper, the cognitive satellite uplink where satellite terminals reuse frequency bands of Fixed-Service (FS) terrestrial microwave links which are the incumbent users in the Ka 27.5-29.5 GHz band is presented.
  12. R. Zetik, V. Ramireddy, M. Grossmann, M. Landmann and G. Del Galdo, “Block Diagonalization for Interference Mitigation in Ka-band Backhaul Networks”, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Sep. 2016
  13. V. Ramireddy, M. Grossmann, M. Landmann, R. Zetik and G. Del Galdo, “Linear Baseband Precoding Strategies for Millimeter Wave MIMO Multi-X channels”, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Sep. 2016.
  14. X. Artiga, J. Núñez-Martínez, A. Pérez-Neira, G. J. L. Vela, J. M. F. García, G. Ziaragkas, “Terrestrial-Satellite Integration in Dynamic 5G Backhaul Networks” at the ASMS/SPSC 2016 Conference on September 5th at Palma De Mallorca.
  15. J. Baranda, M. Miozzo, P. Dini, J. Núñez, J. Mangues, "Backhaul Routing and Base Station Sleep Mode Engagement in Energy Harvesting Cellular Networks", in Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM 2016), 13-17 November 2016, Malta.
  16. M. Alodeh, D. Spano, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, "Peak Power Minimization in Symbol Level Precoding for Cognitive MISO Channels", IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Beijing,October 2016.
  17. C.G. Tsinos, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, ''Hybrid Analog-Digital Transceiver Designs for Cognitive Radio Millimiter Wave Systems,'' 50th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Nov 2016. This paper presents two cognitive hybrid analog/digital transceiver designs for accessing mmwave systems in which the interference between primary and secondary users is minimized.  
  18. D. Spano, M. Alodeh, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, "Per-antenna Power Minimization in Symbol Level Precoding",  IEEE Global Conference on Communications, (GLOBECOM), Washington DC, Dec 2016.
  19. A. Kabou, J. Núñez-Martínez, N. Naouali-Taboudjemat, O. Nouali, J. Mangues-Bafalluy, ''Analyzing Backpressure Routing Interaction with TCP for Wireless Mesh Networks,'' 31st International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN 2017) January 11-13, 2017, Da Nang, Vietnam. This paper presents the simulation results of enhancing TCP congestion control with backpressure routing algorithms  with application to wireless mesh networks.
  20. X. Artiga, "Null-Steering Reflectarrays for 5G Backhaul Networks Limited by Interference", in Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2017), 19-24 March 2017, Paris (France).
  21. R. Zetik, C. Steinmetz, M. Grossmann, M. Landmann, G. Del Galdo, "Antenna Array Configurations for Terrestrial Backhaul Links At Ka-band Frequencies", in Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2017), 19-24 March 2017, Paris (France).
  22. P. Gorski, M. Carolina, D. Llorens, "Developments on Phased Array for Low-Cost, High Frequency Applications", in Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2017), 19-24 March 2017, Paris (France).
  23. J. Baranda, J. Nunez-Martinez, J. Mangues-Bafalluly, N. Patriciello, "Evaluation of Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Suburban Wireless Mesh Backhauls for LTE networks", EuCNC 2017, Oulu, Finland, June 12-15.
  24. E. Lagunas, L. Lei, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, "Power Allocation for In-Band Full Duplex Self-Backhauling", 40th International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP 2017), 5-7 July 2017, Barcelona, Spain. 
  25. M. Alodeh, D. Spano, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, "Faster-than-Nyquist Spatiotemporal Symbol-level Precoding in the Downlink of Multiuser MISO Channels", IEEE ICASSP 2017.
  26. G. Tsinos, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, and B. Ottersten, “On the Energy-Efficiency of Hybrid Analog-Digital Transceivers for Large Antenna Array Systems,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, 2017, accepted for presentation.
  27. X. Artiga, M.A. Vázquez, A. Pérez-Neira, C. Tsinos, E. Lagunas, S. Chatzinotas, V. Ramireddy, C. Steinmetz, R. Zetik, K. Ntougias, D. Ntakios, C.B. Papadias, “Spectrum Sharing in Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Networks in the Ka-Band”, European Conference on Networks and Communications (EUCnC), Oulu, Finland, Jun. 2017.
  28. M. Shaat, A. I. Pérez-Neira, "Joint Flow Control and Link Scheduling in Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Wireless Backhauling Network", ICC2017: WT05-1st International Workshop on Satellite Communications - Challenges and Integration in the 5G ecosystem, May 2017, Paris, France.
  29. M. Á. Vázquez, L. Blanco, A. I. Pérez-Neira, "Multiuser Downlink Hybrid Analog-Digital Beamforming with Individual SINR Constraints", in Proceedings of International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA 2017), 15-17 March 2017 Berlin, (Germany)., March 2017.
  30. M. Á. Vázquez, X. Artiga, A. I. Pérez-Neira, "Low-cost Hybrid Analog-Digital Beamformer Evaluation in Spectrum Sharing Systems", in Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2017), 19-24 March 2017, Paris (France).
  31. X. Artiga, J. Nunez-Martinez, J.Baranda, Ana Pérez-Neira, "Self-organizing Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Network for Enhanced Throughput and Latency", Special session on 5G/SatCom Convergence at EuCNC 2017, Oulu Finland, June 12-15
  32. X. Artiga, M. Á. Vázquez, A. I. Pérez-Neira, C. Tsinos, E. Lagunas, S. Chatzinotas, V. Ramireddy, C. Steinmetz, R. Zetik, K. Ntougias, D. Ntaikos, C. B. Papadias, "Spectrum Sharing in Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Networks in the Ka Band", in Proceedings of the 26th edition of European Conference on Networks and Communications (EUCNC'17), 12-15 June 2017, Oulu (Finland).
  33. X. Vu, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, "Energy-efficient Design for Edge-Caching Wireless Networks: When is Coded-caching beneficial?", 18th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, July 3-6 2017, Sapporo , Japan.
  34. E. Lagunas, L. Lei, S. Maleki, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, "Power Allocation for In-Band Full Duplex Self-Backhauling", 40th International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP 2017), 5-7 July 2017, Barcelona, Spain. 

Workshops

  1. M. Miozzo, L. Giupponi, M. Rossi, P. Dini, "Distributed Q-Learning for Energy Harvesting Heterogeneous Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE ICC 2015 workshop on Green Communications and Networks with Energy Harvesting, Smart Grids and Renewable Energies, 8-12 June 2015, London (UK).
  2. D. Christopoulos, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten. "Multicast Multigroup Beamforming for Per-antenna Power Constrained Large-scale Arrays" in Proceedings of IEEE 16th International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), 28 June - 1 July 2015, Stockholm (SE).
  3. M. Shaat, A. I. Pérez-Neira, G. Agapiou, S. Chatzinotas, M. Landmann, I. Moreno, K. Ntougias, J. Núñez-Martínez, C. Tsinos, M. C. Vigano, R. Zetik, G. Ziaragkas, "SANSA: Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Network for the 5th Generation", ETSI WORKSHOP ON FUTURE RADIO TECHNOLOGIES – AIR INTERFACES, 27-28 January 2016, Sophia, Antipolis.
  4. Á. Vázquez, L. Blanco, A. I. Pérez-Neira, M. Á. Lagunas, "Phase-Only Transmit Beamforming for Spectrum Sharing Microwave Systems", in Proceedings of International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA 2016), 9-11 March 2016 Munich, (Germany).
  5. K. Ntougias, D. Ntaikos, C. B. Papadias, "Robust multi-cell precoding over load-controlled beams with single-fed antenna arrays", IEEE Communication Theory Workshop (CTW), Nafplio, Greece, 15-18 May, 2016, poster.
  6. G. Agapiou, P. Matzoros, I. Moreno, R. Zetik,‘‘ A converged satellite /wireless backhaul architecture for efficient transport of 5G traffic, EUCNC, June 27-30, 2016.
  7. K. Ntougias, D. Ntaikos, C. B. Papadias, "Coordinated MIMO with Single-fed Load-Controlled Parasitic Antenna Arrays", 17th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2016), Edinburgh, UK, 3-6 July, 2016
  8. Á. Vázquez, L. Blanco, X. Artiga, A. I. Pérez-Neira, "Hybrid Analog-Digital Transmit Beamforming for Spectrum Sharing Satellite-Terrestrial Systems", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2016), 3-6 July 2016, Edinburgh (UK)
  9. G. Agapiou, P. Matzoros,‘‘The role of converged satellite and terrestrial backhauling for 5G networks", FITCE 1-3 September 2016, Athens, Greece.
  10. B. Papadias, “Low Complexity Antenna Arrays and Techniques for Wireless Communication and Sensing,” at the FITCE 2016 Conference in Athens Greece, Sept. 2. 2016.
  11. N. Patriciello, C. Augusto Grazia, J. Núñez, J. Baranda, J. Mangues, M. Casoni, "Performance Evaluation of Backpressure Routing in Integrated Satellite-terrestrial Backhaul for PPDR Networks", in Proceedings of 3rd Workshop on Emergency Networks for Public Protection and Disaster Relief (EN4PPDR 2016), in conjunction with IEEE WiMob 2016, 17-19 October 2016, New York (USA).
  12. "Harvesting Small Cells through Distributed Q-Learning", 2nd IEEE WCNC workshop on Green and Sustainable 5G Wireless Networks (GRASNET 2), San Francisco, CA 19-22 March 2017.
  13. M. Á. Vázquez, L. Blanco, A. I. Pérez-Neira, "Multiuser Downlink Hybrid Analog-Digital Beamforming with Individual SINR Constraints", in Proceedings of International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA 2017), 15-17 March 2017 Berlin, (Germany).
  14. M. Shaat, A.I. Perez-Neira, "Joint Flow Control and Link Scheduling in Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Wireless Backhauling Network", ICC 2017, 1st International Workshop on Satellite Communications - Challenges and Integration in the 5G ecosystem, Paris, France, 21-25 May 2017.
  15. E. Lagunas, S. Maleki, L. Lei, C. Tsinos, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersen, "Carrier Allocation for Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial Backhaul Networks", ICC 2017, 1st International Workshop on Satellite Communications - Challenges and Integration in the 5G ecosystem, Paris, France, 21-25 May 2017.
  16. D. Ntaikos, B. Gizas, G. Papageorgiou, C. B. Papadias, “Channel model simulator for multi-antenna terrestrial links”, accepted in ICC 2017, 1st International Workshop on Satellite Communications - Challenges and Integration in the 5G ecosystem, Paris, France, 21-25 May 2017.
  17. T. X. Vu, S. Chatzinotas, B. Ottersten, "Energy-efficient Design for Edge-Caching Wireless Networks: When is Coded-caching beneficial?", 18th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, July 3-6 2017, Sapporo , Japan.
  18. M. Miozzo, P. Dini, L. Giupponi, M. Rossi, "Switch-On/Off Policies for Energy Harvesting Small Cells through Distributed Q-Learning", in Proceedings of 2nd IEEE WCNC workshop on Green and Sustainable 5G Wireless Networks (GRASNET 2), 19-22 March 2017, San Francisco, CA (USA).

 Talks

  1. A. Perez-Neira, ‘‘Cognitive Satellites and Adaptive Payloads: Overcoming Conditional Challenges,’’ Key note speaker, Satellite’15, 14 March 2015, Washington (USA).
  2. A. Perez-Neira,‘‘5G Satcoms: noise or interference limited?, ”Key note speaker SCVT’15, 24 November 2015, Luxembourg.
  3. A. Perez-Neira, “Next Generation Satcoms: noise or interference limited?” Key note speaker CODEC’15, 15 December 2015, Kolkata, India.
  4. X. Artiga, "Shared Access Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Network enabled by Smart Antennas", ETSI SES SCN 5G and satellite workshop, January 2016, Sophia Antipolis.
  5. X. Artiga, "Shared Access Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Network enabled by Smart Antennas", Radio Access and Spectrum (RAS) Cluster Session at FP7 and H2020 Network Technologies Concertation Day, March 2016, Brussels.
  6. Key Components for a hybrid backhaul system”, Miguel Ángel Vázquez, Xavier Artiga, José Núñez Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) Networld2020 Annual Event and General Assembly 2016 Brussels-Apr. 2016.
  7. X. Artiga, José Núñez, "The SANSA network concept", 5G PPP – 1st 5G Architecture Workshop, April 2016, Brussels.
  8. C. B. Papadias, “Parasitic antenna arrays for single and multi-user wireless communications,” invited talk at University College London, Dept. of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, London, UK, June 14, 2016.
  9. G. Ziaragkas, “Shared Access Terrestrial-Satellite Backhaul Network enabled by Smart Antennas (SANSA) scenarios, requirements and KPIs” , ST1: Hybrid Terrestrial Satellite Networking and Services in ASMS-SPSC 2016, September 2016,  Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  10. J. Núñez-Martínez, J. Baranda,‘‘ The SANSA End-to-end System Architecture,‘‘ ST1: Hybrid Terrestrial Satellite Networking and Services in ASMS-SPSC 2016, September 2016,  Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  11. C. G. Tsinos, ‘‘Resource Allocation and Interference Mitigation for Hybrid Satellite / Terrestrial Backhaul Networks,’’ ST1: Hybrid Terrestrial Satellite Networking and Services in ASMS-SPSC 2016, September 2016,  Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  12. C. B. Papadias,  D. Ntaikos, B. Gizas and K. Ntougias, “Antenna-Assisted Interference Mitigation Techniques for Terrestrial / Satellite Backhaul Networks”, ST1: Hybrid Terrestrial Satellite Networking and Services in ASMS-SPSC 2016, September 2016,  Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  13. C. B. Papadias, “Low Complexity Antenna Arrays and Techniques for Wireless Communication and Sensing,” at the University of California Irvine (UCI) on Oct. 7, 2016
  14. General SANSA presentation to satellite operator SES, Betzdorf, Luxembourg, 31 Mar. 2017.

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