Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya

ANNUAL REPORT 2013

Journals

[J1] R. Vilalta, R. Muñoz, R. Casellas, R. Martínez, Virtual Optical Network Resource Allocation using PCE Global Concurrent Optimization for a GMPLS-controlled WSON, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 5, No. 12, December 2013.

[J2] S. Althunibat, N. Zorba, Ch. Skianis, C. Verikoukis, Power Management in Multiuser Adaptive Modulation Transmission under QoS Requirements , International Journal of Antennas and Propagation ,Vol. 2013, Article ID 730710, 9 pages, December 2013

[J3] J. Núñez, J. Mangues, J. Baranda, Anycast Backpressure Routing: Scalable mobile backhaul for dense small cell deployments, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 17, pp. 2316 – 2319 , December 2013.

[J4] P. Dini, J. Nin, N. Baldo, An overlay and distributed approach to node mobility in multi-access wireless networks, Springer Wireless Networks, December 2013. DOI 10.1007/511276-013-0675-9.

[J5] K.Ntontin, M. Di Renzo, A. I. Pérez-Neira, C. Verikoukis, A Low-Complexity Method for Antenna Selection in Spatial Modulation Systems, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 17, No. 12, pp. 2312-2315, December 2013.

[J6] M. Odeh, N. Zorba, C. Verikoukis, Power Consumption in Spatial Cognition, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Vol. 24, No. 7-8, pp. 661-667, December 2013.

[J7] A. Fernández, M. Wis, P. Closas, C. Fernández-Prades, J. A. García, F. Zanier, M. Crisci, Analysis of Signal Tracking Techniques for Multipath Mitigation, GPS World, Vol. 24, No. 11, pp. 44-50, November 2013.

[J8] R. Casellas, R. Muñoz, R. Martínez, R. Vilalta, Applications and Status of Path Computation Elements, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. A192-A203, November 2013.

[J9] R. Casellas, R. Martínez, R. Muñoz, R. Vilalta, Lei Liu, Takehiro Tsuritani, Itsuro Morita, Control and Management of Flexi-Grid Optical Networks with an Integrated Stateful PCE and OpenFlow controller, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking , Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. A57-A65, November 2013.

[J10] A. Antonopoulos, C. Verikoukis, Multi-player Game Theoretic MAC Strategies for Energy Efficient Data Dissemination, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, November 2013. DOI: 10.1109/TWC.2013.120713.120790.

[J11] V. Miliotis, L. Alonso, C. Verikoukis, CooPNC: A Cooperative Multicast Protocol Exploiting Physical Layer Network Coding, Ad-Hoc Networks, Vol. 14, pp. 35-50, Elsevier, November 2013.

[J12] E. Rocas, C.Collado, C. Collado, J. Mateu, N. D. Orloff, N. D. Orloff, R. Aigner, J. C. Booth, Electro-Thermo- Mechanical Model for Bulk Acoustic Wave Resonators, IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectric, and frequency control, Vol. 60, No. 11, pp. 2389-2403, November 2013.

[J13] G.Cocco, N. Alagha, C. Ibars, S. Cioni, A Network-Coded Diversity Protocol for Collision Recovery in Slotted ALOHA Networks,Wiley’s International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, November 2013. DOI: 10.1002/sat.1056

[J14] M. Portoles-Comeras, A. Cabellos-Aparicio, P Serrano, J. Mangues, J. Núñez, M. Solé, A. Banchs, J. Domingo-Pascual, Modeling and Exploiting the Relation Between Packet Losses and Hidden Traffic, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 391-394, October 2013.

[J15] A. Antonopoulos, M. Di Renzo, C. Verikoukis, Effect of Realistic Channel Conditions on the Energy Efficiency of Network Coding-aided Cooperative MAC Protocols, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 76-84, October 2013

[J16] L. Liu, H. Y. Choi, R. Casellas, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, R. Martínez, R. Muñoz, Demonstration of a Dynamic Transparent Optical Network Employing Flexible Transmitters/Receivers Controlled by an OpenFlow-Stateless PCE Integrated Control Plane , IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. A66-A75, October 2013.

[J17] M. Zhang, F. Rubio, D.P. Palomar, X. Mestre, Finite-Sample Linear Filter Optimization in Wireless Communications and Financial Systems, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 61, No. 20, pp. 2013, October 2013.

[J18] T. Mikulasek, A. Georgiadis, A. Collado, J. Lacik, 2×2 Microstrip Patch Antenna Array Fed by Substrate Integrated Waveguide for Radar Applications, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 12, pp.1287-1290, September 2013

[J19] J. Arribas, C. Fernández-Prades, P. Closas, Multi-antenna Techniques for Interference Mitigation in GNSS Signal Acquisition, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Vol. 2013, No. 1, pp. 143, September 2013.

[J20] R. Imran, M. Odeh, N. Zorba, C. Verikoukis, Spatial Opportunistic Transmission for Quality of Experience Satisfaction, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, September 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvcir.2013.08.014.

[J21] M. Caus, A. I. Pérez-Neira, M. Renfors, A comparison between OFDM and FBMC in single frequency networks, Eurasip Journal for Advanced Signal Processing, No. 163, September 2013. DOI:10.1186/1687-6180-2013-163

[J22] A. Collado, F. Mira, A. Georgiadis, Mechanically Tunable Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) Cavity based Oscillator, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, No. 23, Vol. 9, pp. 489-491, August 2013.

[J23] A. Collado, A. Georgiadis, Conformal Hybrid Solar and Electromagnetic (EM) Energy Harvesting Rectenna, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, Vol. 60, No. 8, pp. 2225-2234, August 2013.

[J24] G.Cocco, D. Gündüz, C. Ibars, Streaming Transmission over Block-Fading Channels with Delay Constraint, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications , Vol. 12, No. 9, pp. 4315 – 4327, August 2013.

[J25] A. Georgiadis, RFID-Enabled Sensors and Technologies, From the Editor’s Desk, IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 24-25, August 2013.

[J26] L. Liu, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, R. Casellas, R. Martínez, R. Muñoz, Munefumi Tsurusawa, Interdomain wavelength path control for translucent wavelength switched optical networks: from rationales to experiments, IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 51, No. 8, pp. 136-147, August 2013.

[J27] R. Imran, M. Odeh, N. Zorba, C. Verikoukis, Quality of Experience for Spatial Cognitive Systems within Multiple Antenna Scenarios, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 12, No. 8, pp. 4153 – 4161, August 2013.

[J28] A. Lalos, M. di Renzo, L. Alonso, C. Verikoukis, Impact of Correlated Log-Normal Shadowing on Two-Way Network Coded Cooperative Wireless Networks, IEEE Communication Letters, Vol. 17, No. 9, pp. 1738-1741, August 2013.

[J29] S. Kim, C. Mariotti, F. Alimenti, P. Mezzanote, A. Georgiadis, A. Collado, L. Roselli, M.M. Tentzeris, No Battery Required: Perpetual RFID-Enabled Wireless Sensors for Cognitive Intelligence Applications, IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 66-77, July 2013.

[J30] S. Kim, B. Cook, T. Le, J. Cooper, H. Lee, V. Lakafosis, R. Vyas, R. Moro, M. Bozzi, A. Georgiadis, A. Collado, M.M. Tentzeris, Inkjet-printed Antennas, Sensors and Circuits on Paper Substrate, IET Microwaves Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 7, No. 10, pp. 858-868, July 2013 .

[J31] O.Tan, D. Gündüz, H. Vincent Poor, Increasing Smart Meter Privacy Through Energy Harvesting and Storage Devices, IEEE Journal on selected areas in communications, Vol. 31, No. 7, pp. 1331 – 1341, July 2013.

[J32] A. Antonopoulos, J. Alonso-Zarate, Elli Kartsakli, Luis Alonso, C. Verikoukis, Cross Layer Access Point Selection Mechanisms for a Distributed Queuing MAC Protocol, Springer Telecommunication Journal, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 329-342, July 2013.

[J33] X. Mestre, M. Majoral, S. Pfletschinger, An Asymptotic Approach to Parallel Equalization of Filter Bank Based Multicarrier Signals, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 61, No. 14, pp. 3592-3606, July 2013.

[J34] A. Galindo-Serrano, L. Giupponi, Self-organized Femtocells: a Fuzzy Q-Learning Approach, Wireless Networks, Springer, July 2013. DOI 10.1007/s11276-013-0609-6.

[J35] P. Closas, A. Guillamon, Estimation of neural voltage traces and associated variables in uncertain models, BMC Neuroscience , Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1151, July 2013.

[J36] I. Xenakis, N. Passas, L. Merakos, C. Verikoukis, Mobility Management for Femtocells in LTE-Advanced: Key Aspects and Survey of Handover Decision Algorithms, IEEE Communications and Surveys, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 64-91, July 2013.

[J37] J. Caubet, O. Esparza, J. Alins, J. Mata-Díaz, M. Soriano, Securing Identity Assignment Using Implicit Certificates in P2P Overlays, Trust Management VII, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Vol. 401, pp 151-165, June 2013.

[J38] A. Moragrega, P. Closas, C. Ibars, Supermodular Game for Power Control in TOA-Based Positioning, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 61, No. 12, pp. 3246-3259, June 2013.

[J39] M. Bennis, S. M. Perlaza, P. Blasco, Z. Han, H. V. Poor, Self-Organization in Small Cell Networks: A Reinforcement Learning Approach, IEEE Transactions Wireless Communication, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-11, June 2013.

[J40] K. Stamatiou, P. Casari, M. Zorzi, The throughput of underwater networks: analysis and validation using a ray-tracing simulator, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 1108-1117, June 2013.

[J41] F. Adelantado, C. Verikoukis, Detection of Malicious Users in Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks: A Non-Parametric Statistical Approach, Ad Hoc Networks Journal, Vol. 11, No. 8, pp. 2367-2380, June 2013.

[J42] E. P. Caspers, H. Yeung, T. K. Sarkar, A. Garcia-Lamperez, M. Salazar Palma, M. Á. Lagunas, A. I. Pérez-Neira, Analysis of Information and Power Transfer in Wireless Communications, Magazine on Antennas and Propagations, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 82-95, June 2013.

[J43] M. Gregori, M. Payaro, On the Precoder Design of a Wireless Energy Harvesting Node in Linear Vector Gaussian Channels with Arbitrary Input Distribution, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 61, No. 5, pp. 1868-1879, May 2013.

[J44] N. Michelusi, K.Stamatiou, M. Zorzi, Transmission policies for energy harvesting sensors with time-correlated energy supply, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 61, No. 7, pp. 2988-3001, May 2013.

[J45] X. Mestre, D. Gregoratti, Diversity Analysis of Randomized Linear Dispersion Codes in a Half-Duplex Amplify-and-Forward Multiple-Relay System, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 59, No. 5, pp. 2936-2959, May 2013.

[J46] J. Vera-del-Campo, J. Pegueroles, J. Hernández-Serrano, M. Soriano, DocCloud: a document recommender system on cloud computing with plausible deniability, Information Sciences, Elsevier, May 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2013.04.007.

[J47] P. Blasco, D. Gündüz, M. Dohler, A Learning Theoretic Approach to Energy Harvesting Communication System Optimization, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 1872-1882, April 2013.

[J48] J. Hernández-Serrano, O. León, M. Soriano, WiMAX-based robust localization in the presence of misbehaving and/or malicious base stations, Computers & Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 39, No. 7, pp. 2329, April 2013.

[J49] A. Boaventura, A. Collado, N. Borges Carvalho, A. Georgiadis, Optimum Behavior: Wireless Power Transmission System Design Through Behavioral Models and Efficient Synthesis Techniques, IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 26-35, April 2013 .

[J50] J. M. Fabrega, M. Svaluto, M. Chochol, G. Junyent, Decomposed Radio Access Network Over Deployed Passive Optical Networks Using Coherent Optical OFDM Transceivers, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 359-369, April 2013.

[J51] W. Junling, A. I. Pérez-Neira, G. Meiguo, A Concise Joint Transmit/Receive Antenna Selection Algorithm, China Communications , Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 91-99, April 2013.

[J52] M. Channegowda, R. Nejabati, M. Rashidi Fard, S. Peng, N. Amaya, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou, R. Vilalta, R. Casellas, R. Martínez, R. Muñoz, L. Liu, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, A. Autenrieth, J.P. Elbers, P. Kostecki, and P. Kaczmarek, Experimental demonstration of an OpenFlow based software-defined optical network employing packet, fixed and flexible DWDM grid technologies on an international multi-domain testbed, Optics Express , Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 5487-5498, March 2013.

[J53] A. Galindo-Serrano, L. Giupponi, Designing Time Difference Learning for Interference Management in Heterogeneous Networks, Dynamic Games and Applications, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp 105-123, March 2013.

[J54] J. M. Fabrega, M. Svaluto, M. Chochol, G. Junyent, Impact of Modulator Driving on Constant Envelope Optical OFDM based on Hartley Transform, Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 598- 601, March 2013.

[J55] M. Gregori, M. Payaro, Energy-Efficient Transmission for Wireless Energy Harvesting Nodes, IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communications, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 1244–1254, March 2013.

[J56] F. Vázquez-Gallego, J. Alonso-Zarate, L. Alonso, M. Dohler, Analysis of Energy Efficient Distributed Neighbour Discovery Mechanisms for Machine-to-Machine Networks, Ad Hoc Networs journal (Elsevier), Special issue on M2M and Internet of Things, March 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.adhoc.2013.03.006.

[J57] R. Martínez, R. Casellas, R. Muñoz, Experimental assessment of dynamic integrated restoration in GMPLS multi-layer (MPLSTP/ WSON) networks, Optics Express, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 5481-5486, March 2013.

[J58] S. Althunibat, N. Zorba, F. Granelli, C. Verikoukis, Energy Optimization in Multiuser Quantized Feedback Systems, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, March 2013. DOI:10.1186/1687-1499-2013-83.

[J59] P. Makris, N. Nomikos, D. Skoutas, D. Vouyioukas, Ch. Skianis, J. Zhang, C. Verikoukis, A Context Aware Framework for the Efficient Integration of Femtocells in IP and Cellular Infrastructures, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, March 2013. DOI:10.1186/1687-1499-2013-62.

[J60] M. Á. Vázquez, A. I. Pérez-Neira, M. Á. Lagunas, Generalized Eigenvector for Decentralized Transmit Beamforming in the MISO Interference Channel, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 61, No. 4, pp. 878-882, February, 2013.

[J61] L. Liu, D. Zhang, T. Tsuritani, R. Vilalta, R. Casellas, L. Hong, I. Morita, H. Guo, R. Martínez, R. Muñoz, Field Trial of an OpenFlow-based Unified Control Plane for Multi-layer Multi-granularity Optical Switching Networks, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 506-514 , February 2013.

[J62] F. Mira, A. A. San Blas, V. E. Boria, L. J. Roglà, B. Gimeno, Wideband generalized admittance matrix representation for the analysis and design of waveguide filters with coaxial excitation, Radio Science, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 50-60, February 2013.

[J63] R. Bustin, M. Payaro, D. P. Palomar, S. Shamai (Shitz), On MMSE crossing properties and implications in parallel vector Gaussian channels, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 818 – 844, February 2013.

[J64] L. Liu, R. Muñoz, R. Casellas, Takehiro Tsuritani, R. Martínez, Itsuro Morita, OpenSlice: an OpenFlow-based control plane for spectrum sliced elastic optical path networks, Optics Express, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 4194-4204, February 2013.

[J65] L. Liu, R. Casellas, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, R. Martínez, R. Muñoz, Experimental demonstration of an OpenFlow/PCE integrated control plane for IP over translucent WSON with the assistance of a per-request-based dynamic topology server, Optics Express, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 4183-93, February 2013.

[J66] W. Hachem, P. Loubaton, X. Mestre, J. Najim, P. Vallet, A Subspace Estimator for Fixed Rank Perturbations of Large Random Matrices, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Vol. 114, pp. 427-447. February 2013.

[J67] K. Ntontin, M. Di Renzo, A. I. Pérez-Neira, C. Verikoukis, Adaptive Generalized Space Shift Keying, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, February 2013. DOI:10.1186/1687-1499-2013-43.

[J68] J. Alonso-Zarate, E. Kartsakli, L. Alonso, M. Katz, C. Verikoukis, Multi-Radio Cooperative ARQ in Wireless Cellular Networks: A MAC Layer Perspective, Telecommunication Systems (Springer), Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 375-385, February 2013.

[J69] R. Casellas, R. Muñoz, J. M. Fabrega, M. Svaluto, R. Martínez, L. Liu, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, Design and Experimental Validation of a GMPLS/PCE Control Plane for Elastic CO-OFDM Optical Networks, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 1, January 2013 .

[J70] J. Arribas, C. Fernández-Prades, P. Closas, Antenna Array Based GNSS Signal Acquisition for Interference Mitigation, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 49, Vol. 1, pp. 223-243, January 2013.

[J71] G. Piro, M. Miozzo, G. Forte, N. Baldo, L.A. Grieco, G. Boggia, P. Dini, HetNets Powered by Renewable Energy Sources – Sustainable Next-Generation Cellular Networks, IEEE Internet Computing, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 32-39, February 2013.

[J72] L. Liu, T. Tsuritani, R. Casellas, I. Morita, R. Martínez, R. Muñoz, Design of a GMPLS control plane with PCE-based impairment-aware full restoration capability for translucent WSON: Enabling techniques, service demonstration, and performance evaluation, Optical Switching and Networking, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 16-31, January 2013.

[J73] M. Moretti, A. I. Pérez-Neira, Efficient Margin Adaptive Scheduling for MIMO-OFDMA Systems, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, Vol. 12, No. 1, January 2013.