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  • User specific cell clustering to improve mobility robustness in 5G ultra-dense cellular networks 

    Joud, Mohammad; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia (International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), 2018)
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    One of the key challenges in very dense cellular network deployments is keeping mobility robustness. Connection dropping and throughput degradation appear significantly when considering vehicle to infrastructure communications. ...
  • Performance comparison of up-link and down-link techniques under DUDe strategy for heterogeneous networks 

    Wang, Hui; García Lozano, Mario; Mutafungwa, Edward; Yin, Xuefeng; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia (2017)
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    This paper provides new insights about the performance of Down-link and Up-link Decoupling (DUDe) when compared with Cell Range Expansion (CRE) combined with enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC). Instead ...
  • Modelling approach used in the real time emulator of the rainbow demostrator 

    Díaz Romero, M. del Pilar; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José; Berberana, Ignacio; Casadevall Palacio, Fernando José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1997)
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    An overview of the main characteristics of the real time emulator (RTE) to be implemented in the context of the Rainbow project is presented. First of all, the RTE functional description is shown in order to justify the ...
  • Connectivity of large-scale WSNs in fading environments under different routing mechanisms 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Kartsakli, Elli; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    As the number of nodes in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) increases, new challenges have to be faced in order to maintain their performance. A fundamental requirement of several applications is the correct transmission of ...
  • Alternativas en el desarrollo de aplicaciones para móviles 

    Valenzuela González, José Luis; Sallent Roig, José Oriol; Bodas, J; Fernández, Victor (ETSETB UPC, 2000)
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    Cuando se alcanza la etapa de madurez del mercado GSM, como sería el caso de España, se impulsan nuevos servicios y aplicaciones para móviles, cuyo desarrollo puede fundamentarse en diversas tecnologías. En esta comunicación ...
  • 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) ...
  • 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 ...

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