IEEE Global Communications Conference
7–11 December 2021 // Madrid, Spain // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
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Symposia: Tuesday, 7 December

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Madrid time Tuesday, 7 December
09:00 am ‑ 10:30 am Tutorial DECEMBER 7, 2021 09:00-12:30
10:30 am ‑ 11:00 am
11:00 am ‑ 12:30 pm
12:30 ‑ 2:00 pm  
2:00 pm ‑ 3:30 pm Tutorial DECEMBER 7, 2021 14:00-17:30
3:30 pm ‑ 5:30 pm

Tuesday, December 7

Tuesday, December 7 9:00 - 12:30

Tutorial DECEMBER 7, 2021 09:00-12:30

AI-Enabled Optimization of Virtualized Open RAN
Melike Erol-Kantarci (University of Ottawa, Canada); Meryem Simsek (VMWare & International Computer Science Institute, USA)
Deep Learning in Wireless Security and Privacy for Next-Generation Communication Systems
Koduvayur P Subbalakshmi (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA); Yalin E Sagduyu (Intelligent Automation, Inc., USA); Dola Saha (University at Albany, SUNY, USA)
Nano-scale Terahertz based Communication: Opportunities, Challenges, and Recent Advances
Qammer H Abbasi (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Akram Alomainy (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Najah A. Abu Ali (UAEU, United Arab Emirates); Yansha Deng (King's College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Muhammad Ali Imran (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
On the Way to 6G UAV and Satellite Communications
Adrian Garcia-Rodriguez (Huawei Technologies, France); Giovanni Geraci (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain); Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir (University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Semantic Communications: Communication beyond Shannon Paradigm
Geoffrey Ye Li (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Zhijin Qin (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Intelligent Reflecting Surface for Wireless Communications: Fundamentals, Designs, and Open Issues
Rui Zhang (National University of Singapore, Singapore); Emil Björnson (Linköping University, Sweden)
Authentication Protocols for Next Generation Wireless Networks
Yi Qian (University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA)

Tuesday, December 7 2:00 - 5:30

Tutorial DECEMBER 7, 2021 14:00-17:30

Wireless Information and Energy Transfer in the Era of 6G Communications
Ioannis Krikidis and Constantinos Psomas (University of Cyprus, Cyprus)
Machine Learning for MIMO Systems with Large Arrays
Nuria González-Prelcic (North Carolina State University, USA); Aldebaro Klautau (Universidade Federal do Para, Brazil); Robert Heath (North Carolina State University & The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Networking and Communications for Intelligent and Connected Vehicles in 5G and Beyond
Jiajia Liu (Xidian University, China); Nei Kato (Tohoku University, Japan)
QoS-Driven 6G Promising Techniques Over Multimedia Mobile Wireless Networks
Xi Zhang (Texas A&M University, USA)
NB-IoT over Aerial and Space Networks: Technology Overview, Challenges, and Potential Solutions
Carla Amatetti (Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy); Matteo Conti, Alessandro Guidotti and Alessandro Vanelli-Coralli (University of Bologna, Italy); Mustafa A Kishk (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia); Mohamed-Slim Alouini (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia)
Towards 6G V2X for Connected and Automated Vehicles
Alessandro Bazzi (University of Bologna, Italy); Antonella Molinaro (University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy); Antoine O. Berthet (CentraleSupélec, Université Paris-Saclay, France)
Tools and Techniques for Future Spectrum Sharing and Coexistence
Constantinos B. Papadias (The American College of Greece, Greece); Tharmalingam Ratnarajah (The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Dirk Slock (EURECOM, France)
Age of Information: A Paradigm Shift Towards Semantic Properties in Data Science
Ali Maatouk (CNRS-L2S, France); Mohamad Assaad (CentraleSupelec, France); Anthony Ephremides (University of Maryland, USA)

Wednesday, December 8

Wednesday, December 8 9:00 - 10:30

Beamforming 1

Optimal Discrete Beamforming for Intelligent Reflecting Surface
Yaowen Zhang, Shuyi Ren and Kaiming Shen (The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), China); Zhiquan Luo (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China)
Joint Beamforming Designs for Intelligent Omni Surface Assisted Wireless Communication Systems
Wenhao Cai, Rang Liu, Yang Liu, Ming Li and Qian Liu (Dalian University of Technology, China)
Machine Learning Assisted Phase-less Millimeter-Wave Beam Alignment in Multipath Channels
Benjamin W Domae and Ruifu Li (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Danijela Cabric (University of California Los Angeles, USA)
A Learning Based Branch-and-Bound Algorithm for Single-Group Multicast Beamforming
Zhe Zhang and Meixia Tao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Reward-Maximization-Based Passive Beamforming for Multi-RIS-Aided Multi-User MISO Systems
Huan Huang, Xiaowen Wang, Chongfu Zhang and Kun Qiu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China); Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA)


A Robust Single-Anchor Localization Method With Multipath Assistance in NLOS Environments
Tianyu Wang, Junchen Liu and Yuan Shen (Tsinghua University, China)
MAP-CSI: Single-site Map-Assisted Localization Using Massive MIMO CSI
Katarina Vuckovic, Farzam Hejazi and Nazanin Rahnavard (University of Central Florida, USA)
Inseparable Waveform Synthesis in Joint Communications and Radar via Spatial-Frequency Spectrum
Husheng Li (University of Tennessee, USA)
High Precision Indoor Localization with Dummy Antennas - An Experimental Study
Kaixuan Huang, Chenlu Xiang, Shunqing Zhang and Shugong Xu (Shanghai University, China); Xianfeng Ma, Qinglong Xian and Hua Yang (Guangzhou Guangzhong Enterprise Group Corporation, China)
A Fine-Grained Analysis of Radar Detection in Vehicular Networks
Gourab Ghatak (IIIT Delhi, India); Sanket Sanjay Kalamkar (Qualcomm Inc., USA); Yash Gupta (IIITD, India); Shubhi Sharma (IIIT Delhi, India)


Rotatable URAs for Line-of-Sight MIMO Transmission
Heedong Do and Namyoon Lee (POSTECH, Korea (South)); Angel Lozano (Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain)
A Distributed MIMO Relay Scheme Inspired by Backpropagation Algorithm
Rui Wang and Yi Jiang (Fudan University, China); Wei Zhang (The University of New South Wales, Australia)
Energy-Efficient Cooperative Backscattering Closed-Form Solution for NOMA
Hajar El Hassani (ETIS UMR 8051, CY Cergy Paris Universite, ENSEA, CNRS, France); Anne Savard (IMT Lille Douai - IRCICA, France); E. Veronica Belmega (ETIS / ENSEA - UCP - CNRS, France); Rodrigo C. de Lamare (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & University of York, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Delay-Aware Power Control for Downlink Multi-User MIMO via Constrained Deep Reinforcement Learning
Chang Tian (Peking University, China); Guan Huang and An Liu (Zhejiang University, China); Wu Luo (Peking University, China)


Resource Allocation in BER-Constrained Multicarrier NOMA Based on Optimal Channel Gain Ratios
Estela Carmona (i2CAT Foundation, Spain); Huiling Zhu and Jiangzhou Wang (University of Kent, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Near-Optimal User Clustering and Power Control for Uplink MISO-NOMA Networks
Junxia Zhang (Beijing Jiaotong University, China); Ming Liu (Beijing Jiaotong University & Beijing Key Lab of Transportation Data Analysis and Mining, China); Ke Xiong (Beijing Jiaotong University, China); Mingshan Zhang (Intel Research Center, China)
Interference Cooperation based Resource Allocation in NOMA Terrestrial-Satellite Networks
Yaomin Zhang (USTB, China); Haijun Zhang (University of Science and Technology Beijing, China); Huan Zhou (China Three Gorges University, China); Wei Li (University of Science and Technology Beijing, China)
Enhancing Security of NOMA Networks via Distributed Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces
Zheng Zhang and Jian Chen (Xidian University, China); Qingqing Wu (University of Macau, China); Yuanwei Liu (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Lu Lv and Xunqi Su (Xidian University, China)
Secrecy Outage Probability Analysis for Downlink Untrusted NOMA Under Practical SIC Error
Sapna Thapar (Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, India); Deepak Mishra (University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, Australia); Derrick Wing Kwan Ng (University of New South Wales, Australia); Ravikant Saini (Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, India)

Reinforcement Learning

Power Allocation for Device-to-Multi-Device Enabled HetNets: A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach
Yang Xiao, Jiawei Wu and Jun Liu, Dr. (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
Learning-based Strategy for RIS-Assisted Terahertz Virtual Reality Networks
Xiaonan Liu and Yansha Deng (King's College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Chong Han (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China); Marco Di Renzo (CentraleSupelec-University, France)
Multi-Objective Network Congestion Control via Constrained Reinforcement Learning
Qiong Liu and Peng Yang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China); Feng Lyu (Central South University, China); Ning Zhang (University of Windsor, Canada); Li Yu (Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China)
Reliable Reinforcement Learning Based NOMA Schemes for URLLC
Waleed Ahsan (Queen Marry University of LONDON, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Wenqiang Yi and Yuanwei Liu (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); A Nallanathan (QMUL, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Dynamic Channel Access via Meta-Reinforcement Learning
Ziyang Lu and M. Cenk Gursoy (Syracuse University, USA)


Pilot Overhead vs. Pilot Power: Short Packet Structure Optimization for URLLC over Continuous Fading
Xiayue Liu (Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China); Xu Zhu (Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China & University of Liverpool, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Yufei Jiang and Jie Cao (Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China)
Ultra-Reliable and Low Latency Wireless Communications with Burst Traffics: A Large Deviation Method
Lintao Li and Wei Chen (Tsinghua University, China); Khaled B. Letaief (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Achieving Extremely Low Latency: Joint Finite-Blocklength Coding over Multiple Users in Downlinks
Xiaoyu Zhao (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China); Wei Chen (Tsinghua University, China); H. Vincent Poor (Princeton University, USA)
Constrained Deep Reinforcement Learning for Low-Latency Wireless VR Video Streaming
Shaoang Li and Changyang She (The University of Sydney, Australia); Yonghui Li and Branka Vucetic (University of Sydney, Australia)
Soft-ACK Feedback Based Link Adaptation for Latency Critical Applications in 5G/B5G
Jozsef G Nemeth ( & Mediatek, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Mohammed Al-Imari (MediaTek, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Waseem Ozan (MediaTek Wireless, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

CE I: AI-based channel estimation I

An Attention-Aided Deep Neural Network Design for Channel Estimation in Massive MIMO Systems
Jiabao Gao, Mu Hu, Caijun Zhong and Zhaoyang Zhang (Zhejiang University, China); Geoffrey Ye Li (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Online DNN-based Channel Estimator for Massive MIMO Systems with Nonlinear Distortion
Xuanyu Zheng and Vincent Lau (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
MTCNet: Multi-Task Complex Network for Concurrent Channel Estimation and Equalization
DongHa Bahn, Jae-Il Jung, Jun-Ik Jang, Changbae Yoon, Chanjong Park and Intaik Park (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South))
Domain Knowledge Aided Neural Network for Wireless Channel Estimation
Shuvam Chakraborty and Dola Saha (University at Albany, SUNY, USA)
Neural Calibration for Scalable Beamforming in FDD Massive MIMO with Implicit Channel Estimation
Yifan Ma, Yifei Shen, Xianghao Yu, Jun Zhang, Shenghui Song and Khaled B. Letaief (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

CISS1: AI aided Security 1

Dual-Masking Framework against Two-Sided Model Attacks in Federated Learning
Te-Chuan Chiu (Academia Sinica, Taiwan); Wei-Che Lin, Ai-Chun Pang and Li-Chen Cheng (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
FedGR: A Lossless-Obfuscation Approach for Secure Federated Learning
Wenjing Qin, Li Yang and Jianfeng Ma (Xidian University, China)
FL-PATE: Differentially Private Federated Learning with Knowledge Transfer
Yanghe Pan (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China); Jianbing Ni (Queen's University, Canada); Zhou Su (Shanghai University, China)
Augmented Dual-Shuffle-based Moving Target Defense to Ensure CIA-triad in Federated Learning
Zan Zhou, Changqiao Xu, Mingze Wang and Tengchao Ma (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Shui Yu (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
BPFL: A Blockchain Based Privacy-Preserving Federated Learning Scheme
Naiyu Wang, Wenti Yang and Zhitao Guan (North China Electric Power University, China); Xiaojiang Du (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA); Mohsen Guizani (Qatar University, Qatar)

CISS9: Communications Security

Insider-Resistant Context-Based Pairing for Multimodality Sleep Apnea Test
Yao Zheng (University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, USA); Shekh Md Mahmudul Islam (University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA); Yanjun Pan (University of Arizona, USA); Marionne Millan (University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA); Samson Aggelopoulos and Brian Lu (University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, USA); Alvin Yang and Thomas Yang (University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA); Stephanie Aelmore, Willy Chang and Alana Power (University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, USA); Ming Li (University of Arizona, USA); Olga Boric-Lubecke and Victor Lubecke (University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA); Wenhai Sun (Purdue University, USA)
Joint Power and Channel Allocation for Safeguarding Cognitive Satellite-UAV Networks
Chengleyang Lei and Wei Feng (Tsinghua University, China); Yunfei Chen (University of Warwick, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Ning Ge (Tsinghua University, China)
Fundamental Limits of Activity-Based Covert Channels
Ke Li (University of Massachussetts Amherst, USA); Majid Ghaderi (University of Calgary, Canada); Dennis Goeckel (University of Massachusetts, USA)
Perfect Secrecy in the Bounded Storage Model
Divyanshu Bhardwaj (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India); Hamid Sadjadpour (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
Optimization for IRS-Assisted Systems With Both Multicast and Confidential Messages
Boyu Ning, Zhi Chen, Zhongbao Tian and Shaoqian Li (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)

CSSMA5: Communication and Network Security

CSSMA5-5 papers
Combined Forest: a New Supervised Approach for a Machine-Learning-based Botnets Detection
Christophe Maudoux and Selma Boumerdassi (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France); Eric Renault (LIGM, Université Gustave Eiffel, CNRS, ESIEE Paris, France)
Offset Circular Polarization Modulation Scheme
Syed Najaf Haider Shah (Technical University Ilmenau, Germany); Omar Ansari (Institute of Space Technology, Pakistan); Usama Sadiq (Information Technology University, Pakistan); Abdur Rahman Maud (Institute of Space Technology, Pakistan); Muhammad Amin (Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Towards a Secure and Reliable Federated Learning using Blockchain
Hajar Moudoud (Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada); Soumaya Cherkaoui (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada); Lyes Khoukhi (ENSICAEN, Normandie University, France)
A Novel Machine Learning Framework for advanced Attack Detection Using SDN
Zakaria Abou El Houda (University of Technology of Troyes, France); Abdelhakim Hafid (University of Montreal, Canada); Lyes Khoukhi (ENSICAEN, Normandie University, France)
Architecture and Performance Comparison of Permissioned Blockchains Platforms for Smart Contracts
Guilherme A. Thomaz and Gustavo F Camilo (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Lucas Airam de Souza (UFRJ, Brazil); Otto Carlos M. B. Duarte (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

CT1: Communication Theory

In-person session
Individual Correlation Properties and Structural Features of Periodic Complementary Sequences
Igor Gepko (Ukrainian State Centre of Radio Frequencies, Ukraine)
FPGA Implementations of Layered MinSum LDPC Decoders Using RCQ Message Passing
Caleb Terrill and Linfang Wang (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Sean Chen (UCLA, USA); Chester Hulse (University of California Los Angeles, USA); Calvin Kuo (UCLA, USA); Richard Wesel (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Dariush Divsalar (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA)
Two-Hop Network with Multiple Decision Centers under Expected-Rate Constraints
Mustapha Hamad (Télécom Paris, France); Michele A Wigger (Telecom Paris, France); Mireille Sarkiss (Telecom SudParis, France)
Nonlinear Distortion in Distributed Massive MIMO Systems: A Indoor Channel Measurement Analysis
Bin Liu (KU Leuven); Andrea P Guevara (KU Leuven, Belgium); Liesbet Van der Perre (KUL, Belgium); Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven, Belgium)

EH-S1: eHealth - Session 1

Chair: Tomoaki Ohtsuki (Keio University, Japan)
V2X-based COVID-19 Pandemic Severity Reduction in Smart Cities
Sofiane Dahmane and Mohamed Bachir Yagoubi (University of Laghouat, Algeria); Pascal Lorenz (University of Haute Alsace, France); Ezedin Barka and Abderrahmane Lakas (UAE University, United Arab Emirates); Nasreddine Lagraa (Amar Thelidji University, Laghouat & LIM Laboratory, Algeria); Chaker Abdelaziz Kerrache (University of Laghouat, Algeria)
Activity Detection using 2D LIDAR for Healthcare and Monitoring
Mondher Bouazizi (Keio University, Japan); Chen Ye (Chiba University, Japan); Tomoaki Ohtsuki (Keio University, Japan)
Non-contact Heartbeat Detection Based on Beam Diversity Using Multibeam Doppler Sensor
Tsukiko Kitagawa, Kohei Yamamoto and Tomoaki Ohtsuki (Keio University, Japan)
Learning-Based Posture Detection Using Purely Passive Magneto-Inductive Tags
Henry Schulten, Florian Wernli and Armin Wittneben (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

GCSN2: Green Communication Systems

GCSN2-6 papers
Approaches for Improving Efficiency: Adaptive Predistortion of Dual-Level Voltage Power Amplifiers
Wei Gao (Broadcom Limited, USA & Northwest University, China); Tao Jing (Northwest University, China)
A Coverage Area-Based Cooperation Technique for SWIPT-Enabled Systems with Mobility
Yuan Guo, Christodoulos Skouroumounis and Ioannis Krikidis (University of Cyprus, Cyprus)
Unified Wireless Power and Information Transfer Using a Diplexed Rectifier
Besma Smida (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA); Payman Pahlavan (University of Florida, USA)
Performance Optimization in Heterogeneous WiFi and Cellular Mobile Edge Computing Systems
Liwen Niu and Yangjie Cao (Zhengzhou University, China); Celimuge Wu (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan); Rui Yin (Zhejiang University City Colle, China & KwaZulu-Natal University, South Africa); Xianfu Chen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland)
Traffic-Aware Compute Resource Tuning for Energy Efficient Cloud RANs
Ujjwal Pawar (Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India); Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma (IIT Hyderabad, India); Antony Franklin A (Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India)
Low-Cost mmWave Transmission: Wireless Beam Modulation based Phase-less Interference Cancellation
Haoyun Zhang, Shuai Li, Fan Wu, Tingyong Wu and Jienan Chen (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)

IoTSN 1: Technical Papers

Blockchain-Secured Data Collection for UAV-Assisted IoT: A DDPG Approach
Xunqiang Lan, Xiao Tang, Daosen Zhai and Dawei Wang (Northwestern Polytechnical University, China); Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA)
A Privacy-Preserving Vehicular Data Sharing Framework atop Multi-Sharding Blockchain
Jingwei Wang, Junqin Huang, Linghe Kong and Guihai Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China); Dianle Zhou (National University of Defense Technology, China); Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues (Senac Fac of Ceará, Brazil & Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal)
Robust 3D Trajectory Optimization for Secure UAV-Ground Communications
Wenyue Wang, Shangwei Zhang and Jiajia Liu (Northwestern Polytechnical University, China)
Effective interoperability and security support for constrained IoT networks
Marion Dumay (Orange Labs, France); Dominique Barthel (Orange Labs & France Telecom, France); Laurent Toutain (Telecom Bretagne, France); Julien Lecoeuvre (Acklio, France)
Trade-offs in large blockchain-based IoT system design
Jelena Mišić and Vojislav B. Mišić (Ryerson University, Canada); Xiaolin Chang (Beijing Jiaotong University, China)

IRS: ML/AI for intelligent reflecting surface

Deep Learning-Empowered Predictive Beamforming for IRS-Assisted Multi-User Communications
Chang Liu (University of New South Wales, Australia); Xuemeng Liu (The University of Sydney, Australia); Zhiqiang Wei (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany); Shaokang Hu, Derrick Wing Kwan Ng and Jinhong Yuan (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Model-Driven GAN-Based Channel Modeling for IRS-Aided Wireless Communication
Yi Wei, Ming-Min Zhao and Minjian Zhao (Zhejiang University, China)
Enabling Efficient Scheduling Policy in Intelligent Reflecting Surface Aided Federated Learning
Peijue Wang, Lixin Li, Dawei Wang and Donghui Ma (Northwestern Polytechnical University, China); Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA)
Federated Distributionally Robust Optimization for Phase Configuration of RISs
Chaouki Ben Issaid and Sumudu Samarakoon (University of Oulu, Finland); Mehdi Bennis (Centre of Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland); H. Vincent Poor (Princeton University, USA)
Capacity Region of Intelligent Reflecting Surface Aided Wireless Networks via Active Learning
Yandong Shi (ShanghaiTech University, China); Min Fu (ShanghaiTech University & Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences & University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China); Yong Zhou and Yuanming Shi (ShanghaiTech University, China)

MWN1: Resource Management in 5G networks

MWN1-5 papers
Virtual User Emulation and Resource Allocation Designs for 5G Mobile Wireless Networks
Pei-Ying Wu, Li-Hsiang Shen and Kai-Ten Feng (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
Resource allocation for Public Safety Users in the 5G Cellular Network
Sarkis Moussa (University of Avignon & Antonine University, France); Abderrahim Benslimane (University of Avignon & LIA/CERI, France); Rony Darazi (Antonine University, Lebanon); Chunxiao Jiang (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)
Dynamic Resource Allocation for SDN-based Virtual Fog-RAN 5G-and-Beyond Networks
Payam Rahimi (Frederick University Cyprus, Cyprus); Chrysostomos Chrysostomou (Frederick University, Cyprus); Haris Bin Pervaiz (Lancaster University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Vasos Vassiliou (University of Cyprus & CYENS Center of Excellence, Cyprus); Qiang Ni (Lancaster University, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Decentralized Cooperative Resource Allocation with Reliability at Four Nines
Carlos Santiago Morejón García, Rasmus Liborius Bruun and Troels B. Sørensen (Aalborg University, Denmark); Nuno K Pratas (Nokia, Denmark); Tatiana Madsen (Aalborg University, Denmark); Ji Lianghai (Nokia-Bell-Labs, Denmark); Preben Mogensen (Aalborg University, Denmark)
A framework for joint admission control, resource allocation and pricing for network slicing in 5G
Walid Ben-Ameur, Lorela Cano and Tijani Chahed (Telecom SudParis, France)

MWN15: Blockchain and Age factor in Wireless Networks

Joint Link Rate Selection and Channel State Change Detection in Block-Fading Channels
Haoyue Tang, Xinyu Hou and Jintao Wang (Tsinghua University, China); Jian Song (Tsinghua University & Beijing National Research Center for Information Science and Technology & Key Lab of DTV System of Guangdong & Shenzhen, Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen, China)
On the Performance of Blockchain-enabled RAN-as-a-service in Beyond 5G Networks
Francesc Wilhelmi (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) & Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain); Lorenza Giupponi (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain)
Age-Critical Frameless ALOHA Protocol for Grant-Free Massive Access
Yuhao Huang (Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen), China); Jian Jiao (Harbin Institute of Technology - Shenzhen, China); Shaohua Wu (Harbin Institute of Technology, China); Rongxing Lu (University of New Brunswick, Canada); Qinyu Zhang (Shenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute of Technology, China)
Transmission policy design for critical services subject to reliability versus age minimization
Ayat Zaki Hindi (Aalborg University, Denmark); Salah Eddine Elayoubi (CentraleSupélec, France); Tijani Chahed (Telecom SudParis, France)
Estimation Performance of Cyber-Physical Systems Attacked by False Data Injection
Yanan Du, Ning Li and Yonggang Zhang (Harbin Engineering University, China)

MWN2: Edge Computing and Fog Computing

MWN2-5 papers
A Shapley Value-Based Incentive Mechanism in Collaborative Edge Computing
Xingqiu He, Xiong Wang, Sheng Wang, Shizhong Xu and Jing Ren (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China); Ci He (Science and Technology on Communication Networks Laboratory, China); Yasheng Zhang (CETC, China)
Task Offloading in UAV Swarm-Based Edge Computing: Grouping and Role Division
Weifeng Huang (Xidian University, China); Hongzhi Guo and Jiajia Liu (Northwestern Polytechnical University, China)
Cooperative Task Allocation in Edge Computing Assisted Vehicular Crowdsensing
Yili Jiang and Kuan Zhang (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA); Yi Qian (University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA); Rose Qingyang Hu (Utah State University, USA)
Online Auction Based Resource Allocation for Soft-Deadline Tasks in Edge Computing
Min Guo, Weiwei Xing and Di Zhang (Beijing Jiaotong University, China); Wentao Zhao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China); Shuzhong Yang (China Academy of Railway Sciences, China)
Cybertwin Assisted Wireless Asynchronous Federated Learning Mechanism for Edge Computing
Yunting Xu and Haibo Zhou (Nanjing University, China); Jiacheng Chen (Peng Cheng Laboratory, China); Ting Ma (Nanjing University, China); Sherman Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada)

NGNI-3: Edge/Fog Computing

5 papers
Routing and Packet Scheduling For Virtualized Disaggregate Functions in 5G O-RAN Fronthaul
Cheng Cheng Zhang (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada); Kim Khoa Nguyen (University of Quebec, Canada); Mohamed Cheriet (Ecole de technologie superieure (University of Quebec), Canada)
Content Popularity Prediction in Fog-RANs: A Bayesian Learning Approach
Yunwei Tao and Yanxiang Jiang (Southeast University, China); Fu-Chun Zheng (Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China & University of York, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Mehdi Bennis (Centre of Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland); Xiaohu You (National Mobile communication Research Lab., Southeast University, China)
Auction Pricing-Based Task Offloading Strategy for Cooperative Edge Computing
Ruyan Wang, Chunyan Zang, Peng He and Yaping Cui (Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Dapeng Wu (CQUPT, China)
AFC: A Mechanism for Distributed Data Processing in Edge/Fog Computing
Hiroki Watanabe (Keio University, Japan); Tomonori Sato (Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University, Japan); Takao Kondo and Fumio Teraoka (Keio University, Japan)
A Trust-aware Fog Offloading Game with Long-term Trustworthiness of Users
Lei Yan (Zhengzhou University, China); Kan Yang (University of Memphis, USA); Shouyi Yang and Zhuo Han (Zhengzhou University, China)

SPC1: Signal Processing for OFDM

SPC1-5 papers
An Efficient Deep Neural Network Structure for RF Power Amplifier Linearization
Abdelwahab Fawzy (National University of Singapore, Singapore); Sumei Sun (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore); Teng Joon Lim (University of Sydney, Australia); Yong-xin Guo (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Noise Variance Estimation in 5G NR Receivers: Bias Analysis and Compensation
Federico Penna (Samsung US R&D Center, USA); Hyukjoon Kwon (Samsung Semiconductor, Inc., USA); Dongwoon Bai (Samsung US R&D Center, USA)
Wideband Millimeter-Wave Massive MIMO Channel Training via Compressed Sensing
Tzu-Hsuan Chou (Purdue University, USA); Nicolò Michelusi (Arizona State University, USA); David Love and James Krogmeier (Purdue University, USA)
On Preamble-based FBMC/OQAM Highly Frequency Selective Channel Estimation Without Guard Symbols
Eleftherios Kofidis (University of Piraeus & Computer Technology Institute (CTI), Greece)

SPC4: Localization and Identification

SPC4-5 papers
Learning K-Nearest Neighbour Regression for Noisy Dataset with Application in Indoor Localization
Nima Sheikholeslami and Shahrokh Valaee (University of Toronto, Canada)
Dual Function Trade-off in Joint Communications and Radar: An Electromagnetic Field Analysis
Husheng Li (University of Tennessee, USA)
Deep Generative Model for Simultaneous Range Error Mitigation and Environment Identification
Yuxiao Li (Tsinghua University, China); Santiago Mazuelas (Basque Center for Applied Mathematics-BCAM, Spain); Yuan Shen (Tsinghua University, China)
A Multipath Estimation Method via Block Term Decomposition for Multi-carrier Systems
Mingtao Huang, Hanying Zhao and Yuan Shen (Tsinghua University, China)
Interferometry Based Integrated Sensing and Communications with Imperfect Synchronizations
Terry Guo (Tennessee Tech University, USA); Allen B. MacKenzie (Tennessee Tech, USA); Husheng Li (University of Tennessee, USA)

SPC6: Signal Processing for Intelligent Surface Systems-I

SPC6-6 papers
SINR Maximization for RIS-Assisted Secure Dual-Function Radar Communication Systems
Sisai Fang (University of Leicester, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Gaojie Chen (University of Surrey, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Peng Xu (Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Jie Tang (South China University of Technology, China); Jonathon Chambers (University of Leicester, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Joint Dynamic Beamforming Design and Resource Allocation for IRS-Aided FD-WPCN
Meng Hua and Qingqing Wu (University of Macau, China)
Joint Active and Passive Secure Precoding in IRS-Aided MIMO Systems
Saba Asaad (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany); Yifei Wu (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany); Ali Bereyhi (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany); Ralf R. Müller (Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany); Rafael F. Schaefer (University of Siegen, Germany); H. Vincent Poor (Princeton University, USA)
Simultaneously Transmitting And Reflecting (STAR) RIS Assisted NOMA Systems
Jiakuo Zuo (Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Yuanwei Liu (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Zhiguo Ding (University of Manchester, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Lingyang Song (Peking University, China)
Analysis and Compensation of Spatial Correlation in Data Transmission Using RIS
Xiao Chen, Hao Huang and Guan Gui (Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Hikmet Sari (NJUPT & Sequans, France)