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  • On the feasibility of Bluetooth, Zigbee and IEEE 802.15.4 technologies on board high speed trains 

    Higuera Portilla, Jorge Eduardo; Kartsakli, Elli; Valenzuela González, José Luis; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga (2011)
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    This paper studies the feasibility of using low-power wireless technologies such as Bluetooth, IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee in high-speed railway scenarios that involve bidirectional land-to-train communication. The presented ...
  • Measurement-based LoS/NLoS channel modeling for hot-spot urban scenarios in UMTS networks 

    Chen, Jiajing; Yin, Xuefeng; Tian, Li; Zhang, Nan; He, Yonguy; Cheng, Xiang; Duan, Weiming; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia (2014)
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    In this contribution, a measurement campaign is introduced for modeling radio channels with either Line-of-Sight (LoS) or Non-Line-of-Sight (NLoS) connection between a user equipment (UE) and a NodeB (NB) in an operating ...
  • Efficient cognitive radio networks with cooperative beamforming 

    Ling, Cen; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Yin, Xuefeng; García Lozano, Mario (2014)
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    Cooperative communication with spectrum sharing has been proved to be an efficient way to reduce energy consumption. In this work an optimal power allocation algorithm is proposed for mobile cooeprative beamforming networks, ...
  • A traffic aware energy saving scheme for multicarrier HSPA+ 

    Jada, Maliha Urooj; García Lozano, Mario; Hämäläinen, Jyri (Springer, 2014)
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    In the near future, an increase in cellular network density is expected to be one of the main enablers for the newly introduced challenging capacity goals. This development will lead to an increase in the network energy ...
  • An energy efficient protocol architecture for m-Health systems 

    Tennina, Stefano; Kartsakli, Elli; Graziosi, Fabio; Santos, Manuel; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Di Renzo, Marco; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2014)
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    Contemporary technologies as implemented in the field of health care have provided the everyday clinical practice with a plethora of tools to be used in various settings. However, from all established and emerging applications, ...
  • End-to-end communication challenges in M2M systems for mHealth applications 

    Kartsakli, Elli; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Tennina, Stefano; Di Renzo, Marco; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    In the new era of connectivity, marked by the explosive number of wireless electronic devices and the need for smart and pervasive applications, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications are an emerging technology that enables ...
  • Energy impact of outdoor small cell backhaul in green heterogeneous networks 

    Mesodiakaki, Agapi; Adelantado Freixer, Ferran; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Kartsakli, Elli; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2014)
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    Small cells (SCs) are expected to be densely deployed during the next few years to enhance the network capacity of future heterogeneous networks (HetNets). Due to their dense deployment, not all SCs are expected to have a ...
  • Energy efficient proportionally fair uplink offloading for IP flow mobility 

    Miliotis, Vasileios; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2014)
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    The continuous increase of mobile data demand has led to mobile data offloading as a solution for the network congestion problem. The majority of the state-of-the-art is focused on the downlink offloading, while the change ...
  • WSN4QoL: wireless sensor networks for quality of life 

    Tennina, Stefano; Kartsakli, Elli; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Di Renzo, Marco; Zacchia Lun, Yuriy; Graziosi, Fabio; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2013)
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    Life expectancy is projected to increase significantly in the coming years. This fact has pushed the need for designing new and more pervasive healthcare systems. In this field, distributed and networked embedded systems, ...
  • Multicast performance bounds exploiting cooperative physical layer network coding 

    Miliotis, Vasileios; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2012)
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    In this paper we exploit the characteristics of Physical layer Network Coding (PNC) in multicast short range networks. We present a scalable scenario of partially overlapping short range networks, where collisions are ...

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