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49 JRN Dec´16 “Future Proof Optical Network Infrastructure for 5G Transport”, by P. Iovanna et al., Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 8, Issue 12, pp. B80-B92 (2016). TEI
48 JRN Dec´16 “Quasi-Passive Optical Infrastructure for Future 5G Wireless Networks: Pros and Cons”, by A.S. Gowda, L.G. Kazovsky, K. Wang, and D. Larrabeiti, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 8, Issue 12, pp. B111-B123 (2016). UC3M
47 CNF Dec´16 “How close to the edge? Delay/utilization trends in MEC”, by F. Malandrino, C.F. Chiasserini, S. Kirkpatrick, ACM Cloud-Assisted Networking 2016 co-located with ACM CoNEXT 2016, USA. POLITO
46 CNF Dec´16 Analysis and Evaluation of End-to-End PTP Synchronization for Ethernet-based Fronthaul“, Igor Freire, Ilan Sousa, Igor Almeida, Chenguang Lu, Miguel Berg and Aldebaro Klautau, at GLOBECOM’16, 4-8 December 2016, Washington, DC USA. EAB
45 JRN Nov´16 “An LPC-Based Fronthaul Compression Scheme,” Leonardo Ramalho, Maria Nilma Fonseca, Aldebaro Klautau, Chenguang Lu, Miguel Berg, Elmar Trojer, and Stefan Höst, IEEE Communications Letters. EAB
44 CNF Nov´16 “Innovative TV Broadcasting-related Media Use Case in 5G-Crosshaul H2020 Project”, by D. Jiménez, F. Álvarez, N. Sánchez, Proceedings of New European Media Summit, Porto, 23-24 November, 2016. VISIONA
43  CNF  Oct´16 Experimental Evaluation of an SDN-based Distributed Mobility Management Solution“, M. Isabel Sanchez, Antonio de la Oliva and Vincenzo Mancuso, at MobiArch 2016, October 2016, New York, USA.  UC3M
42  MAG   The Need of a Transport API in 5G for Global Orchestration of Cloud and Networks through a Virtualised Infrastructure Manager and Planner“, Arturo Mayoral, Raul Muñoz, Ricard Vilalta, Ramon Casellas, Ricardo Martínez, Victor López, invited paper submitted to JOCN Special Issue OFC 2016, 2016, Spain.  CTTC
41     Experimental Validation of Mobile Front-/Back-Haul Traffic Delivery with OFDM Transmission and Direct Detection in Elastic Metro/Access Networks using Sliceable Transceivers“, Josep M. Fabrega, Michela Svaluto Moreolo, Laia Nadal, F. Javier Vílchez, Juan P. Fernández-Palacios, Luis M. Contreras, 2016, Spain.  TID
40 CNF   Sep´16 On-Demand Allocation of Control Plane Functions via SDN/NFV for Monitoring-enabled Flexi-grid Optical Networks with Programmable BVTs“, R. Casellas, J. M. Fabrega, R. Muñoz, L. Nadal, R. Vilalta, M. Svaluto Moreolo, R. Martínez, in Proceedings of 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications, 18-22 September 2016., September 2016.  CTTC
39     Dynamic Transport for 5G Traffic in Dense Areas”, V. Eramo, M. Listanti, F.G. Lavacca, P. Iovanna, G. Bottari, F. Ponzini, Italy.  TEI
38  CNF  Sep´16 Experimental Investigation of Compression with Fixed-length Code Quantization for Convergent Access-Mobile Networks“, L. Anet Neto, P. Chanclou, Z. Tayq, B. C. Zabada, F. Saliou, G. Simon, France.  ORANGE
37  CNF  Sep´16 Experimental Real Time AMCC Implementation for Fronthaul in PtP WDM-PON“, Zakaria Tayq, Luiz Anet Neto, Philippe Chanclou, Christelle Aupetit-Berthelemo, France.  ORANGE
36  CNF  Sep´16 Performance Demonstration of Real Time Compressed CPRI Transport“, Z. Tayq, A. Quere, L. Anet Neto, P. Chanclou, F. Saliou, K. Grzybowski, C. Aupetit-Berthemelot, Sun Keun Yoo, Sung Eun Hong.  ORANGE
35  JRN  Sep´16 5G-Crosshaul: An SDN/NFV Control and Data Plane Architecture for the 5G Integrated Fronthaul/Backhaul”, S. González, A. de la Oliva, X. Costa, A. Di Giglioz, F. Cavalierex, T. Deiss, X. Li, A. Mourad, at Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies.  UC3M, NEC, NOK-N, TEI, TI
34  CNF  Sep´16 Efficient Multimedia Broadcast for Heterogeneous Users in Cellular Networks”, by C. Singhal, CF. Chiasserini, CE. Casetti, accepted at the 12th IEEE International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing (IWCMC 2016), Paphos, Cyprus, September 5-9, 2016.  POLITO
33  CNF  Jul´16 SDN/NFV Orchestration of Multi-technology and Multi-domain Networks in Cloud/Fog Architectures for 5G Services“, Ricard Vilalta, Arturo Mayoral, Ramon Casellas, Ricardo Martínez, Raul Muñoz, Castelldefels, Spain.  CTTC
32  CNF  Jul´16 The Price of Fog: a Data-Driven Study on Caching Architectures in Vehicular Networks”, by F. Malandrino, CF. Chiasserini, S. Kirkpatrick, accepted at the ACM MobiHoc Workshop on Internet of Vehicles and Vehicles of Internet (IoV-VoI), Paderborn, Germany.  POLITO
31  CNF  Jun´16 Innovations Through 5G-Crosshaul Applications”, by Xi Li et al., at EUCNC’16, Athens, Greece.  NEC, NEXTWORKS, CTTC, POLITO, ATOS, CREATE-NET, VISIONA, TID
30  CNF  Jun´16 5G-Crosshaul: Towards a Unified Data-Plane for 5G Transport Networks”, by L. Cominardi, J. Baranda, D. Larrabeiti, F. Cavaliere, P. Chanclou, J. Gomes, A. Di Giglio, P. Ödling, HW. Chang, at EUCNC’16, Athens, Greece.  IDCC, UC3M, CTTC, TI, TEI, ORANGE, LUND, ITRI, HHI
29  CNF  Jun´16 Orchestration of Crosshaul Slices From Federated Administrative Domains”, by LM. Contreras, CJ. Bernardos, A. de la Oliva, X. Costa, R. Guerzoni, at EUCNC 2016, Athens, Greece.  TID, NEC, UC3M, CTTC
28  CNF  Jun´16 Packet Forwarding for Heterogeneous Technologies for Integrated Fronthaul/Backhaul”, by T. Deiss et al., at EUCNC 2016, Athens, Greece.  NOKIA, UC3M, NEC,IDCC, TEI, NXW
27  CNF  Jun´16 Fronthaul Performance Demonstration in a WDM-PON-Based Convergent Network“, by Z. Tayq et al., at EuCNC2016, Athens, Greece.  ORANGE
26  CNF  Jun´16 Downlink Transmit Power Setting in LTE HetNets with Carrier Aggregation”, Zby ZI. Fazliu, CF. Chiasserini, GM. Dell’Aera, at Seventeenth International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM) 2016, Coimbra, Portugal. Best paper award.  POLITO, TI
25  CNF  Jun´16 WiseHAUL: An SDN-empowered Wireless Small Cell Backhaul testbed“, Jby J. Núñez-Martínez, J. Baranda, I. Pascual, J. Mangues-Bafalluy, Seventeenth International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM) 2016, Coimbra, Portugal.  CTTC
24 THES Jun´16 MSc thesis on “Simulation of Energy Management Functions in 5G Networks”, Advised by C. Casetti. POLITO
23 THES Jun´16 MSc thesis on “Development of Monitoring Mechanisms for Energy Efficient 5G Networks”, Advised by CF. Chiasserini. POLITO
22  JRN  May´16 Crosstalk Mitigation for LTE-over-Copper in Downlink Direction”, by Eduardo Medeiros, Yezi Huang, Thomas Magesacher, Stefan Höst, Per-Erik Eriksson, Chenguang Lu, Per Ödling and Per Ola Börjesson, in IEEE Communications Letters.  ULUND, EAB
21  CNF  May´16 Markovian Models of Solar Power Supply for a LTE Macro BS”, by G. Leonardi, M. Meo, M. Ajmone Marsan, ICC 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  POLITO
20  CNF  May´16 Dynamic Strict Fractional Frequency Reuse for Software-Defined 5G Networks”, by Anteneh A. Gebremariam, Tingnan Bao, Domenico Siracusa, T. Rasheed, F. Granelli and L. Goratti, ICC 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  CREATE-NET
19  CNF  May´16 Time-Domain Precoding for LTE-over-Copper Systems“, by Y. Huang, E. Medeiros, T. Magesacher, S. Host, C. Lu, P. Eriksson, P. Odling and P. Ola Borjesson, ICC 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  ULUND, EAB
18  CNF  May´16 Orchestration of IT/Cloud and Networks: From Inter-DC Interconnection to SDN/NFV 5G Services“, R. Casellas, R. Muñoz, R. Vilalta, R.Martínez, at 20th Conference on Optical Network Design and Modeling (ONDM 2016), Cartagena, Spain.  CTTC
17  JRN  Apr´16 Mobility Management: Deployment and Adaptability Aspects Through Mobile Data Traffic Analysis”, by MI. Sanchez, E. Zeydan, A. de la Oliva, AS. Tan, U. Yabas and CJ. Bernardos, at Computer Communications, 2016  UC3M
16  CNF  Mar´16 Performance Demonstration of Fiber and Wireless Fronthaul Combination with Remote Powering” by Z. Tayq et al. OFC 2016, Los Angeles, California (USA)  ORANGE
15  CNF  Mar´16 Hierarchical SDN Orchestration of Wireless and Optical Networks with E2E Provisioning and Recovery for Future 5G Networks”, by R. Vilalta et al., at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC), Anaheim, California (USA)  CTTC
14  MAG  Mar´16 The CTTC 5G end-to-end experimental platform. Integrating heterogeneous wireless/optical networks, distributed cloud, and IoT devices“, R. Muñoz et al., IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine.  CTTC
13  MAG  Feb´16 An Overview of the CPRI Specification and Its Application to C-RAN Based LTE Scenarios”, by A. Oliva, J.A. Hernández, D. Larrabeiti, and A. Azcorra, at IEEE Communications Magazine.  UC3M
12  CNF  Jan´16 Mobility-Aware Edge Caching for Connected Cars“, Mahmood, A; Casetti, C; Chiasserini, C.F; Giaccone, P; Härri, Jérôme, was presented at the 12th Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services Conference (WONS) 2016, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.  POLITO
11  CNF  Jan´16 A System-level Assessment of Uplink CoMP in LTE-A Heterogeneous Networks”, by MT Sanij, Claudio Casetti, at 13th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), Las Vegas, USA.  POLITO
10  CNF  Jan´16 Coexistence of IEEE 802.11n and Licensed-Assisted Access devices using Listen-before-Talk techniques”, by Claudio Casetti, at 13th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), Las Vegas, USA.  POLITO
9  JRN  Dec´15 Software-Defined Wireless Transport Networks for Flexible Mobile Backhaul in 5G Systems“, by D. Bercovich, L.M. Contreras, Y. Haddad, A. Adam, C.J. Bernardos, at ACM/Springer Mobile Applications and Networks, Special Issue on “Recent Advances on the Next Generation of Mobile Networks and Services”.  TID, UC3M
8  CNF  Nov´15 What role for Photonics in Xhaul Networks of 5G systems?”, by P. Castoldi, L. Valcarenghi, F. Cugini, F. Cavaliere, P. Iovanna, at Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, Hong Kong.  TEI
7  CNF  Nov´15 A Service-based model for the Hybrid Software Defined Wireless Mesh Backhaul of Small Cells”, José Núñez Martínez, Jorge Baranda, Josep Mangues-Bafalluy, accepted for publication at IEEE Conference on Network Service Management (CNSM), Barcelona, Spain.  CTTC
6    Sep´15 “5G is coming!  Dissecting the 5G RAN where Flexibility and Fine Integration will be King”, Alan Carlton and Alain Mourad, published by RCR Wireless, London, UK.  IDCC
5  MAG  Nov´15 Xhaul: Towards an Integrated Fronthaul/Backhaul Architecture in 5G Networks”, accepted for publication at IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special Issue on “Smart Backhauling and Fronthauling for 5G Networks”.  NEC,
4  CNF  Oct´15 Future Generation of Wireless Communication Systems: requirements and open issues”, by F. Testa, F. Cavaliere, R. Sabella, at Microwave Photonics workshop at ECOC 2015, Valencia, Spain.  TEI
3  CNF  Sep´15 Outage Probability of Beamforming for Multiuser MIMO Relay Networks with Interference”, by S. Zhou, G. Alfano, C.F. Chiasserini, A. Nordio, accepted for publication at IEEE APWC, Turin, Italy.  POLITO
2    Jul´15 “5G is coming! Wireless telecom is dead, long live wireless IT”, Alan Carlton, published by RCR Wireless article, London, UK. IDCC
 1  THES  Jul´15 MSc thesis on “Traffic Steering in Wireless Systems through Software Defined Networking” completed.