Recerca conjunta i lideratge a nivell internacional, així com captació i formació de talent, en l’àmbit dels sistemes de comunicacions radio i amb especial èmfasi en els sistemes de comunicacions sense fils (cel•lulars i wireless) co¿laborant en el disseny, anàlisi, modelat i optimització, incloent-hi, entre d’altres: estudi de tècniques avançades de transmissió, modulacions avançades,models de propagació, protocols d’accés, enrutat, gestió de recursos ràdio, planificació, dimensionat, implantació de serveis, garanties de QoS, millores en l'eficència energètica etc. Alguns dels camps d'aplicació son els radioenllaços digitals terrestres, els sistemes de comunicació mòbils cel•lulars, tant actuals com futurs (3G, 4G, LTE-A, 5G), les xarxes WLAN, WPAN, WSN, ad-hoc i mesh, els sistemes de difusió (televisió, ràdio) i els sistemes via satèl•lit (fixos i mòbils), i molt especialment els sistemes inte¿ligents de suport a la mobilitat, les ciutats intel•ligents i la salut.

http://futur.upc.edu/WiComTec

Realizar investigación de forma conjunta y coordinada en el ámbito de los sistemas de comunicaciones radio, con énfasis especial en los sistemas inalámbricos (celulares y wireless). Dirigir tesis doctorales en estas temáticas, publicando en revistas y congresos de prestigio los resultados alcanzados. Ser competitivos a nivel nacional y europeo aportando, mediante convenios de investigación avanzada y de transferencia de tecnología, conocimiento a las empresas del sector. Desarrollar aplicaciones de valor añadido en estas tecnologías, que puedan resultar innovadoras y atractivas para el sector empresarial. Finalmente, hacer llegar a los futuros profesionales del sector, el concimiento y la técnicas adquiridas mediante una buena planificación de los cursos docentes en titulaciones de grado, másters profesionales y de investigación en los que se colabore, así com en la dirección de trabajos y proyectos fin de carrera en estos temas.

http://futur.upc.edu/WiComTec

Perform coordinated research activity in the area of radio-communication systems, with emphasis in wireless systems and technologies. Direction of doctorals thesis (PhD) publishing the achieved results in prestigious journals and conferences. Being competitive, both at national and intrnational levelm through the participation in advanced research funded projects as well as in technology transfer activities , translating the experience to companies. Developing new and attractive applications oriented to improve the companies knowledge. Finally translate our experience to future professionals, by participating in high quality teaching activities for both, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as directing final thesis. Enroll advanced students in our team offering them the opportunity to work in research projects and activities.

http://futur.upc.edu/WiComTec

Perform coordinated research activity in the area of radio-communication systems, with emphasis in wireless systems and technologies. Direction of doctorals thesis (PhD) publishing the achieved results in prestigious journals and conferences. Being competitive, both at national and intrnational levelm through the participation in advanced research funded projects as well as in technology transfer activities , translating the experience to companies. Developing new and attractive applications oriented to improve the companies knowledge. Finally translate our experience to future professionals, by participating in high quality teaching activities for both, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as directing final thesis. Enroll advanced students in our team offering them the opportunity to work in research projects and activities.

http://futur.upc.edu/WiComTec

Enviaments recents

  • Energy and spectrum efficient user association in 5G heterogeneous networks 

    Mesodiakaki, Agapi; Adelantado Freixer, Ferran; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    Due to the dense small cell deployment to cope with the increased data traffic of fifth generation (5G) networks, the direct backhaul (BH) connection of all small cells to the core network becomes challenging. To that end, ...
  • Connectivity analysis in wireless-powered sensor networks with battery-less devices 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Kartsakli, Elli; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    The emerging Internet of Things paradigm has triggered an explosion in ad-hoc applications that require connectivity among the nodes of wireless networks. However, the channel randomness and the random deployment of such ...
  • Energy harvesting-aware distributed queuing access for wireless machine-to-machine networks 

    Vázquez Gallego, Francisco; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Alonso-Zárate, Jesús (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    The Energy Harvesting-aware Distributed Queuing access protocol (EH-DQ) is presented in this paper as a novel Medium Access Control protocol for wireless Machineto-Machine networks with energy harvesting capabilities. ...
  • Delay analysis of converged medium transparent fixed service optical-wireless networks 

    Kalfas, George; Vardakas, John S.; Pleros, Nikos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    We demonstrate for the first time an analytical model for computing the end to end packet delay of an Optical/Wireless 60GHz Radio-over-Fiber (RoF) network operating under the Medium-Transparent MAC (MT-MAC) protocol. The ...
  • Flexible aerial relay nodes for communication recovery and D2D relaying 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Kartsakli, Elli; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    Current mobile communication infrastructure may fail in cases where low coverage areas suddenly become overcrowded by mobile devices or in natural disasters. In this paper, we propose the use of flexible aerial relay (FAR) ...
  • Multiobjective auction-based switching-off scheme in heterogeneous networks: to bid or not to bid? 

    Bousia, Alexandra; Kartsakli, Elli; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2016-11-01)
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    The emerging data traffic demand has caused a massive deployment of network infrastructure, including Base Stations (BSs) and Small Cells (SCs), leading to increased energy consumption and expenditures. However, the network ...
  • Resource allocation techniques for heterogeneous networks under user misbehavior 

    Miliotis, Vasileios; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2016-03)
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    In this letter we focus on the uplink offloading with IP Flow Mobility (IFOM). With IFOM a User Equipment (UE) is able to maintain concurrently two data streams, one through LTE and the other through WiFi. We consider the ...
  • Energy harvesting-aware contention tree-based access for wireless machine-to-machine networks 

    Vázquez Gallego, Francisco; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Alonso Zárate, Jesús (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    The Energy Harvesting-aware Contention Treebased Access (EH-CTA) protocol is presented in this paper as a novel Medium Access Control (MAC) protocol for wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) networks where enddevices are ...
  • WSN4QoL: WSNs for remote patient monitoring in e-Health applications 

    Tennina, Stefano; Santos, Manuel; Mesodiakaki, Agapi; Mekikis, Podromos-Vasileos; Antonopoulos, Angelos; di Renzo, Marco; Stavridis, Athanasios; Graziosi, Fabio; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    Contemporary technologies as implemented in the field of healthcare have provided the everyday clinical practice with a plethora of tools to be used in various settings. In this field, distributed and networked embedded ...
  • Research activities at WiComTec-UPC research group 

    Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; García Lozano, Mario; Pérez Díaz de Cerio, David; Valenzuela González, José Luis; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Joud, Mohammad (2016)
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    This paper is an introduction of the main research activities in which the Wireless Communications and Technologies research group (WiComTec-UPC) is involved now or has planned for the next years, oriented to disseminate ...

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