International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G

In conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2013, Friday, December 13, Atlanta, GA, USA

Workshop Chairs

Huseyin Arslan, University of South Florida, USA
Wei Yu, University of Toronto, Canada

Technical Program Chairs

Charlie (Jianzhong) Zhang, Samsung Electronics, USA
Halim Yanikomeroglu, Carleton University, Canada
Lingjia Liu, University of Kansas, USA
Tommy Svensson, Chalmers U. of Technology, Sweden

Keynote Speakers

Jeffrey G. Andrews, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Charlie (Jianzhong) Zhang, Samsung Electronics, USA

Panel Program

Views on Beyond-4G/5G

   *Yongxing Zhou,
     Sr. Expert, LTE standard Lead, Huawei, China
   *Sundeep Rangan,
     Associate Professor, NYU-Poly, USA
   *Rui Yang,
     Senior Manager, InterDigital, USA
   *Hugo Tullberg,
     Tech. Coordinator, METIS 2020 Project
     Senior Researcher, Ericsson Research, Sweden
   *Satoshi Nagata,
     3GPP RAN1(PHY) Chairman
     Assistant Manager, NTT DoCoMo, Japan
   *Ying Wang,
     Professor, BUPT, China

Technical Program Committee

Abdulkareem Adinoyi, Saudi Telecom Company, Saudi Arabia
Raviraj Adve, University of Toronto, Canada
Jeffrey Andrews, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Federico Boccardi, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Germany
Erdem Bala, Interdigital Communications, USA
Anantharaman Balasubramanian, Interdigital Communications, USA
Hadi Baligh, Huawei Technologies, USA
Anass Benjebbour, NTT DoCoMo, Inc., Japan
Gurhan Bulu, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Yeesin Chan, Verizon Wireless, USA
Qinghe Du, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Jong-kae Fwu, Intel Corporation, USA
Peter Gaal, Qualcomm, USA
Tolga Girici, TOBB Economics and Technology U., Turkey
Gaoning He, Huawei Technologies, USA
Ekram Hossain, University of Manitoba, Canada
Yupeng Jia, National Instruments, USA
Shi Jin, Southeast University, China
Witold Krzymien, University of Alberta, Canada
Jungwon Lee, Samsung US R&D Center, USA
Sofia Martinez Lopez, Orange Labs, France
Hani Mehrpouyan, California State University, USA
Keivan Navaie, University of Leeds, UK
Apostolos Papathanassiou, Intel Corporation, USA
Parimal Parag, ASSIA Inc., USA
Sundeep Rangan, NYU-Poly, USA
Rainer Schoenen, Carleton University, Canada
Xiaodong Shen, Research Institute of China Mobile, China
Jaspreet Singh, Samsung Telecommunications, USA
Mikael Sternad, Uppsala University, Sweden
Cenk Toker, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Dimitrios Toumpakaris, University of Patras, Greece
Antti T鰈li, University of Oulu, Finland
Murat Torlak, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Xianbin Wang, Western University, USA
Xiaodong Xu, Beijing U. of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Rui Yang, Interdigital Digital, USA
Yang Yi, University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA
Yifei Yuan, ZTE Corporation, USA

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission:

7 July 2013

Acceptance Notification:

01 September 2013

Camera-Ready Submission:

01 October 2013


13 December 2013


Workshop Program

Workshop Program International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G, Friday Dec. 13

  • 9:00-9:05 Opening + Welcoming, Room 304
    Huseyin Arslan, Wei Yu

  • 9:05-9:45 Keynote 1 + Q&A (Room 304, Session chair: Wei Yu)
    Title: Beyond 4G Cellular Networks: Is Density All We Need?
    Jeffrey G. Andrews, Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

  • 9:45-11:00 Poster Session (with coffee break 10:00-10:30)
    Room 302/303, Session Chair: Lingjia Liu
  • Capacity Enhancement Through Opportunistic Activation of Relays in Cloud RAN Deployments
    Stefan Geirhofer (Qualcomm Research, USA); Alan Barbieri (Qualcomm Inc., USA); Naga Bhushan (QUALCOMM, USA); Peter Gaal (Qualcomm, USA)

    Distributed Scheduling Achieves the Optimal Multiuser Diversity Gain for MIMO-Y Channel
    Hui Gao (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore); Yuan Ren (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Chau Yuen (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore); Tiejun Lv (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

    Distributed Interference Alignment with Limited Feedback for Cellular Networks
    Jan Schreck (Technische Universit�t Berlin, Germany); Gerhard Wunder (Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Germany); Peter Jung (TU-Berlin, Heinrich-Hertz-Chair for Mobile Communication Technology, Germany)

    OFDM Transmission Scheme for Asynchronous Two-Way Multi-Relay Cooperative Networks with Analog Network Coding
    Xiaohua (Edward) Li (State University of New York at Binghamton, USA); Chengyu Xiong (State University of New York at Binghamton, USA); Jared Feldman (Air Force Research Laboratory, USA)

    FQAM: A Modulation Scheme for Beyond 4G Cellular Wireless Communication Systems
    Sungnam Hong (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Korea); Min Sagong (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Korea); Chiwoo Lim (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Korea); Kyungwhoon Cheun (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Korea); Sunghye Cho (POSTECH, Korea)

    Sector Offset Configuration with Static Vertical Beam-forming for LTE
    David L�pez-P�rez (Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Ireland); Holger Claussen (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Ireland); Lester Ho (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Ireland)

    User Pairing and Power Allocation for Energy Efficient SC-FDMA Transmission with QoS Requirements
    Michael A. Ruder (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-N�rnberg (FAU), Germany); Johannes Wechsler (University of Erlangen-N�rnberg, Germany); Wolfgang Gerstacker (University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany)

    Large Scale Cooperation in Cellular Networks with Non-uniform User Distribution
    Roya Ebrahim Rezagah (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan); Daisuke Matsuo (NEC Corporation, Japan); Gia Khanh Tran (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan); Kei Sakaguchi (Osaka University, Japan); Kiyomichi Araki (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan); Satoshi Konishi (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan)

    Evolving LTE with Flexible Duplex
    Wan Lei (Huawei Technology Ltd, P.R. China); Mingyu Zhou (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., P.R. China); Ronghui Wen (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., P.R. China)

    A Blind GLRT-Based Approach for OFDM Spectrum Sensing in the Presence of I/Q Imbalance
    Ahmed ElSamadouny (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Ahmad Abdulrahman Gomaa (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)

    Multi-Beam Transmission Diversity with Hybrid Beamforming for MIMO-OFDM Systems
    Chanhong Kim (Samsung Electronics, Co. Ltd., Korea); Taeyoung Kim (Samsung Electronics, Korea); Ji-Yun Seol (Samsung Electronics, Korea)

    System-Level Performance of Downlink NOMA for Future LTE Enhancements
    Anass Benjebbour (NTT DoCoMo, Inc., Japan); Anxin Li (DOCOMO Beijing Communications Laboratories Co., Ltd, P.R. China); Yuya Saito (NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan); Yoshihisa Kishiyama (NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan); Atsushi Harada (DOCOMO Beijing Communications Laboratories Co., Ltd., P.R. China); Takehiro Nakamura (NTT DoCoMo, Inc., Japan)

    Interfering Channel Alignment and Degrees of Freedom for Downlink Multicell MIMO Networks
    Wonjae Shin (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Korea); Jongbu Lim (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Korea); Changyong Shin (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Korea); Hyun-Ho Choi (Hankyong National University, Korea); KyungHun Jang (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Korea)

    Fuzzy Q-Learning for Mobility Robustness Optimization in Wireless Networks
    Andreas Klein (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany); Nandish Kuruvatti (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany); Joerg Schneider (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany); Hans D. Schotten (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)

    Detection of Spatial-Modulated Signals in the Presence of CSI Error and Time-Spatial Correlation
    Hsuan-Cheng Chang (Institute of Communications Engineering, Nation Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Yen-Cheng Liu (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Yu T. Su (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

    Mobility Self-Optimization in LTE Networks based on Adaptive Control Theory
    Andrian Beletchi (Huawei Technologies Co., LTD., P.R. China); Fan Huang (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., P.R. China); Hongcheng Zhuang (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, P.R. China); Jietao Zhang (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., P.R. China)

  • 11:00-12:40 Session 1.1 & Session 1.2 (parallel sessions in separate rooms)
  • Session 1.1 mmWave
    Room 304, Session Chair: Tommy Svensson

    Anchor-Booster Based Heterogeneous Networks with mmWave Capable Booster Cells
    Qian (Clara) Li (Intel Corporation, USA); Huaning Niu (Intel, USA); Geng Wu (Intel Corporation, USA); Rose Qingyang Hu (Utah State University, USA)

    Fully-digital millimeter-wave receivers with low-resolution analog-to-digital converters
    NIcola Belli (University of Padova, Italy); Nevio Benvenuto (University of Padova, Italy); Federico Boccardi (Alcatel-Lucent, Germany); Hardy Halbauer (Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Germany); Paolo Baracca (Alcatel-Lucent, Germany)

    Millimeter Wave Picocellular System Evaluation for Urban Deployments
    Mustafa Akdeniz (NYU - Poly, USA); Yuanpeng Liu (Polytechnic Institute of New York University, USA); Sundeep Rangan (Polytechnic University of New York University, USA); Elza Erkip (Polytechnic Institute of NYU, USA)

    5G small cell optimized radio design
    Preben Mogensen (Nokia Siemens Networks, Aalborg, Denmark); Kari Pajukoski (Nokia-Siemens Networks, Finland); Esa Tiirola (Nokia Siemens Networks, Finland); Eeva L�hetkangas (Nokia Siemens Networks, Finland); Jaakko Vihriala (Nokia Siemens Networks, Finland); Seppo Vesterinen (Nokia Siemens Networks, Denmark); Matti Laitila (Nokia Siemens Networks, Finland); Gilberto Berardinelli (Aalborg University, Denmark); Gustavo W. O. Costa (Aalborg University, Denmark); Luis Garcia (Aalborg University, Denmark); Fernando M. L. Tavares (Aalborg University, Denmark); Andrea F. Cattoni (Aalborg University, Denmark)

    Air Interface Design and Ray Tracing Study for 5G Millimeter Wave Communications
    Stephen G Larew (Purdue University, USA); Timothy A. Thomas (Nokia Siemens Networks, USA); Mark Cudak (NSN, USA); Amitava Ghosh (Nokia Siemens Networks, USA)

    Session 1.2 Large MIMO
    Room 305, Session Chair: Wei Yu

    Multiuser Hybrid Analog/Digital Beamforming for Relatively Large-scale Antenna Arrays
    Jian Geng (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Zaixue Wei (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Xianling Wang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Wei Xiang (University of Southern Queenslan, Australia); Dacheng Yang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

    Antenna selection in measured massive MIMO channels using convex optimization
    Xiang Gao (Lund University, Sweden); Ove Edfors (Lund University, Sweden); Jianan Liu (Lund University, Sweden); Fredrik Tufvesson (Lund University, Sweden)

    On Composite Channel Estimation in Wireless Massive MIMO Systems
    Ko-Feng Chen (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Yen-Cheng Liu (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Yu T. Su (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

    Zero-forcing Receiver in Uplink Massive MIMO
    Yang Li (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Young-Han Nam (Samsung Telecommunications America, USA); Boon Loong Ng (Samsung Telecommunications America, USA)

    Coordinated Multipoint in Heterogeneous Networks: A Stochastic Geometry Approach
    Gaurav Nigam (University of Notre Dame, USA); Paolo Minero (University of Notre Dame, USA); Martin Haenggi (University of Notre Dame, USA)

  • 12:40-13:30 Lunch break

  • 13:30-14:10 Keynote 2 + Q&A (Room 304, Session chair: Huseyin Arslan)
    Title: Technologies for LTE-Advanced Rel-12 and beyond
    Charlie (Jianzhong) Zhang, Samsung Electronics, USA

  • 14:10-15:30 Panel �View on Beyond-4G/5G� + Q&A + discussion (Room 304, Moderator: Charlie Zhang)

    * Yongxing Zhou
    Sr. Expert, LTE standard Lead, Huawei, China
    * Sundeep Rangan
    Associate Professor, NYU-Poly, USA
    * Rui Yang
    Senior Manager, InterDigital, USA
    * Hugo Tullberg
    Tech. Coordinator, METIS 2020 Project
    Senior Researcher, Ericsson Research, Sweden
    * Satoshi Nagata
    3GPP RAN1(PHY) Chairman
    Assistant Manager, NTT DoCoMo, Japan
    * Ying Wang
    Professor, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

  • 15:30-16:00 Coffee break

  • 16:00-17:00 Session 2.1 & Session 2.2 (parallel sessions in separate rooms)
  • Session 2.1 M2M & D2D
    Room 304, Session Chair: Halim Yanikomeroglu

    M2M massive wireless access: challenges, research issues, and ways forward
    Andrea Zanella (University of Padova, Italy); Michele Zorzi (University of Padova, Italy); Andr� Fonseca dos Santos (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Germany); Petar Popovski (Aalborg University, Denmark); Nuno K Pratas (Aalborg University, Denmark); Cedomir Stefanovic (Aalborg University, Denmark); Armin Dekorsy (University of Bremen, Germany); Carsten Bockelmann (University of Bremen, Germany); Bryan Busropan (TNO, The Netherlands); Toon Norp (TNO, The Netherlands)

    Performance evaluation of tunnel sharing method for accommodating M2M communication to mobile cellular networks
    Shun Sakurai (Osaka University, Japan); Go Hasegawa (Osaka University, Japan); Naoki Wakamiya (Osaka University, Japan); Takanori Iwai (NEC Corporation, Japan)

    Learning Relaying Strategies in Cellular D2D Networks with Token-Based Incentives
    Token-Based Incentives Nicholas Mastronarde (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA); Viral Patel (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA); Jie Xu (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Mihaela van der Schaar (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA)

    Session 2.2 Small cells
    Room 305, Session Chair: Huseyin Arslan

    Interference Avoidance and Coordination for Small Cells in B4G Cellular Networks
    Hyoungju Ji (Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd, Korea); Aris Papasakellariou (Samsung Research America Dallas, Greece); Hyo-Jin Lee (Samsung, Korea); Seunghoon Choi (Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd, Korea); Youngbum Kim (Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Korea); Younsun Kim (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Korea); Thomas Novlan (Samsung Telecom America, USA)

    Energy Reduction in Small Cell Networks by a Random On/Off Strategy
    Haluk Celebi (Columbia University, USA); Nick Maxemchuk (Columbia University, USA); Yun Li (ChongQing University of Posts and Telecommunications of China, P.R. China); Ismail G�ven� (Florida International University, USA)

    Queue-aware Dynamic On/Off Switching of Small Cells in Dense Heterogeneous Networks
    Amitav Mukherjee (Hitachi America Ltd, USA)