IEEE International Conference on Communications
20-24 May 2018 // Kansas City, MO, USA
Communications for Connecting Humanity



08:30 am-10:15 am   W07-S1 WDN5G: Keynote AM (Prof. Michele Zorzi) and Technical Paper Session (Beamforming)
11:00 am-12:30 pm   W07-S2 WDN5G: Paper Session (Resource Management)
02:00 pm-03:30 pm   W07-S3 WDN5G: Keynote PM (Prof. Kei Sakaguchi) and Technical Paper Session (Antenna & Propagation)
03:30 pm-04:30 pm   W07-S-I WDN5G: Interactive Session



Sunday, May 20

Sunday, May 20, 08:30 - 10:15

W07-S1 WDN5G: Keynote AM (Prof. Michele Zorzi) and Technical Paper Session (Beamforming)

Room: Chicago B

8:30 - 8:45 Opening
8:45 - 9:15 Keynote AM (Prof. Michele Zorzi - University of Padova, Italy)
9:15 - 10:15 3 technical papers

  • A Probe-Then-Refine Beam Tracking Algorithm for Millimeter Wave MISO Systems

    Deyou Zhang, He Chen, Matthew Kokshoorn and Yonghui Li (University of Sydney, Australia); Ning Wei (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, P.R. China); Branka Vucetic (University of Sydney, Australia)

  • Efficient Beam Sweeping Paging in Millimeter Wave 5G Networks

    Chung-Wei Weng, Biswa PS Sahoo, Ching-Chun Chou and Hung-Yu Wei (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

  • Hybrid Precoding with Finite-size Codebooks for Millimeter Wave MIMO Systems
    Bohan Zhang and Leonard Cimini (University of Delaware, USA)

Sunday, May 20, 11:00 - 12:30

W07-S2 WDN5G: Paper Session (Resource Management)

Room: Chicago B

Regular papers session (5 papers)

  • Autonomous Edge Resource Organization with Smallcell Integration in 5G 
    Ahsan Naveed Malik and Xun Xiao (Munich Research Center & Huawei, Germany); Ramin Khalili and Zoran Despotovic (Huawei Technologies, Germany); Artur Hecker (Huawei, Germany); Mayutan Arumaithurai and Xiaoming Fu (University of Goettingen, Germany)
  • Optimal association of mobile users to multi-access edge computing resources
    Stefania Sardellitti (University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy); Mattia Merluzzi and Sergio Barbarossa (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
  • On Distributed Dynamic-TDD Schemes for Base Stations with Decoupled Uplink-Downlink Transmissions
    Mohsen Mohammadkhani Razlighi and Nikola Zlatanov (Monash University, Australia); Petar Popovski (Aalborg University, Denmark)
  • Impact of Load Balancing on Rate Coverage Performance in Millimeter Wave Cellular Heterogeneous Networks
    Simin Xu (Australian National University, Australia); Nan Yang (The Australian National University, Australia); Shihao Yan (Macquarie University, Australia)
  • Joint Beamwidth and Energy Optimization for Multi-user Millimeter Wave Communications
    Chandan Pradhan, He Chen, Yonghui Li and Branka Vucetic (University of Sydney, Australia)

Sunday, May 20, 14:00 - 15:30

W07-S3 WDN5G: Keynote PM (Prof. Kei Sakaguchi) and Technical Paper Session (Antenna & Propagation)

Room: Chicago B

14:00 - 14:30 Keynote PM (Prof. Kei Sakaguchi - Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
14:30 - 15:15 3 technical papers

  • Impact of Correlation between Link Blockages on Macro-diversity Gains in mmWave Networks
    Abhishek K Gupta (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India); Jeffrey Andrews and Robert Heath (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
  • Impact of Angular Spread on Moderately Large MIMO Systems
    Nadisanka Rupasinghe, Yavuz Yapıcı and Ismail Güvenç (North Carolina State University, USA)
  • Spatial Correlation Based CSI Feedback Reduction in Dual-Polarized Massive MIMO System
    Shulun Zhao, Zhimin Zeng, Fangfang Liu and Chunyan Feng (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

Sunday, May 20, 15:30 - 16:30

W07-S-I WDN5G: Interactive Session

Room: Ballroom PreFunction

Interactive papers session (7 papers)

  • Architecture of mmWave edge cloud in 5G-MiEdge
    Gia Khanh Tran and Hiroaki Nishiuchi (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan); Valerio Frascolla (Intel Deutschland Gmbh, Germany); Koji Takinami (Panasonic Corporation, Japan); Antonio De Domenico (CEA-LETI Minatec, France); Emilio Calvanese Strinati (CEA-LETI, France); Thomas Haustein (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Germany); Kei Sakaguchi (Tokyo Institute of Technology & Fraunhofer HHI, Japan); Sergio Barbarossa (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Sergio Barberis (Telecom Italia Lab, Italy); Katsuo Yunoki(KDDI Research, Japan)
  • Handover Prediction based on Geometry method in mmWave Communications --- A Sensing Approach
    Jingchao Bao (The University of Tennessee, USA); Tao Shu (Auburn University, USA); Husheng Li (University of Tennessee, USA)
  • Increasing the Reliability of Smart Metering System Using Millimeter Wave Technology
    Wael Fatnassi and Zouheir Rezki (University of Idaho, USA)
  • Paired Listen Before Talk for multi-RAT Coexistence in Unlicensed mmWave Bands
    Sandra Lagen (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya, Spain); Lorenza Giupponi and Biljana Bojovic (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain); Alpaslan Demir (InterDigital Communications, LLC, USA); Mihaela Beluri (Interdigital, USA)
  • Partially Blind Handovers for mmWave New Radio Aided by Sub-6 GHz LTE Signaling
    Faris B Mismar and Brian L Evans (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
  • Use cases, requirements and challenges of 5G communication for industrial automation
    Sandip Gangakhedkar (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, European Research Center (ERC), Germany); Hanwen Cao and Ali Ali (Huawei German Research Center, Germany); Karthikeyan Ganesan, Mohamed Gharba and Joseph Eichinger (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, European Research Center (ERC), Germany)
  • Sparse Channel Estimation in Millimeter-Wave Communications via Parameter Perturbed OMP
    Ali C Gurbuz (The University of Alabama, USA); Yavuz Yapıcı and Ismail Güvenç (North Carolina State University, USA)