CSNDSP.01: 5G Technologies

Chairs: Rui Dinis, Francisco A. Monteiro

1. ICI Reduction by Using the Improved Double-jump 1 Pulse in MQAM-OFDM
David Zabala-Blanco, Cesar Azurdia, Samuel Montejo-Sánchez, Ali Dehghan Firoozabadi, Pablo
Palacios Játiva, Ismael Soto and Shaharyar Kamal
2. Joint User Ordering, Beamforming and Power Allocation for Downlink MIMO-NOMA
Xiaolong Ding, Yi Chen and Yanhui Lu
3. Network Slicing in 5G Infrastructures from the Edge to the Core
Panagiotis Kokkinos, Polizois Soumplis, Aristotelis Kretsis and Emmanouel Varvarigos
4. Downlink MIMO-NOMA with and Without CSI: A Short Survey and Comparison
Ricardo Alberto and Francisco A. Monteiro
5. The FPGA Implementation of Neural Network-Based Dynamic Threshold Detection
Shanggang Xie, Jiye Huang, Kui Cai and Zhen Mei

CSNDSP.02: The Future of IoT Technologies and Solutions

Chairs: João Paulo Barraca, Pedro Brandão

1. The Design and Implementation of a Lightweight CoAP-based IoT Framework with
Smart Contract Security Guarantee
Shih-Ping Hsu, Yu-Ming Chang, Shun-Ren Yang and Ping-Han Hsieh
2. LoRaWAN Network Capacity Analysis for Smart Water Grid
Lalle Yandja, Lamia Chaari Fourati, Mohamed Fourati and João Paulo Barraca
3. Autonomous Drone Control Within a Wi-Fi Network
Peter Harrington, Wai Pang Ng and Richard Binns
4. Advanced Time-Frequency Analysis and Machine Learning for Pathological Voice
Voula Georgopoulos
5. Synthesis of UWB Pulse Shaper for Efficient Pulse Propagation in Human Tissue
Devika Menon, Joseph Rodrigues and Lucy Gudino

CSNDSP.03: Waveforms for communications, remote sensing and medical applications

Chairs: Liying Li, Hoa Le Minh

1. Waveform-Defined Security: A Framework for Secure Communications
Tongyang Xu
2. Color Image Encryption Algorithm for Medical Image by Mixing Chaotic Maps
Un Sook Choi, Sung Jin Cho and Sung-Won Kang
3. A Study Towards Implementing Various Artificial Neural Networks for Signals
Classification and Noise Detection in OFDM/PLC Channels
Dalal Baroud, Ali Hasan and Thokozani Calvin Shongwe
4. All-digital Reconfigurable STDCC Radar Baseband Implementation in FPGA
Luis Duarte, Carlos M. Ribeiro, Luis Nero Alves and Rafael F. S. Caldeirinha

CSNDSP.04: MmWave and 5G Technologies

Chairs: Rafael F. S. Caldeirinha, Eszter Udvary

1. 3D Indoor Radio Coverage for 5G Planning: a Framework of Combining BIM with
João Santos Louro, Telmo R. Fernandes, Hugo Rodrigues and Rafael F. S. Caldeirinha
2. Efficient Full-Duplex DF Relaying with Joint Antenna-Relay Selection over Nakagami-m Fading
Mahsa Shirzadian Gilan, Behrouz Maham and Galymzhan Nauryzbayev
3. A Full-Duplex Optical Millimeter Waves (60-100 GHz) Radio-over-Fiber System
Arash Bahrami, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Mojtaba Mansour abadi and Stanislav Zvanovec
4. Shallow Neural Networks for mmWave Radar Based Recognition of Vulnerable Road Users
Md Robiul Islam Minto, Bo Tan, Sara Sharifzadeh, Taneli Riihonen and Mikko Valkama

CSNDSP.05: Signal processing for Communications I

Chairs: Pedro Fonseca, Mónica Figueiredo

1. Quantum Annealing Approach to NOMA Signal Detection
Refik Caglar Kizilirmak
2. Energy-Aware Scheduling for Broadcast Erasure Channels with Three Energy
Harvesting Receivers
Navid Reyhanian, Behrouz Maham and Galymzhan Nauryzbayev
3. Low Complexity Phase-based Interpolation for Side Information Generation for
Wyner-Ziv Coding at DVC Decoder
Shahzad Khursheed, Varun Jeoti, Nasreen Badruddin and Manzoor Ahmed Hashmani
4. Multiplier-free Realization of High Throughout Transpose Form FIR Filter
Sudhi Sudharman and Bindiya TS

CSNDSP.06: Signal processing for Communications II

Chairs: Sérgio Crisóstomo, Marco A. C. Gomes

1. Analysis of Timekeeping in Experimentation
Eduardo Soares, Pedro Brandão and Rui Prior
2. A Privacy-protection Scheme for Smart Water Grid Based on Blockchain and
Machine Learning
Lalle Yandja, Lamia Chaari, Mohamed Fourati and João Paulo Barraca
3. Lightweight Block Ciphers for Resource-Constrained Devices
Yousuf Al-Aali and Said Boussakta
4. A Polynomial Analog Baseband Predistorter for Compensation of Wireless
Amplifier’s Distortion
Sepideh Mohammadi Kouhini, Elnaz Alizadeh Jarchlo, Sasan Khademi, Zabih Ghassemlooy and Luis
Nero Alves

OWC.01: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chairs: Martijn J. R. Heck, Jan Bohata

1. Beyond 10 Gbps 450-Nm GaN Laser Diode Based Visible Light Communication
System Utilizing Probabilistic Shaping Bit Loading Scheme
Guoqiang Li, Fangchen Hu, Peng Zou, Chaofan Wang, Gong-Ru Lin and Nan Chi
2. Design and Implementation of a Topology Discovery Mechanism for Bidirectional
VLC Networking
Jing Zhao, Dahai Han, Xiaotian Jiang, Tongyao Li, Min Zhang and Jingsuo He
3. Empirical Path Loss Distribution for Visible Light Communications in Underground
Pablo Palacios Játiva, Cesar Azurdia, Milton Roman, David Zabala-Blanco, Fabian Seguel and Ismael
4. Influence of Receiver Orientation on Differential Polarization-based VLC
Jorik De Bruycker, Willem Raes, Stanislav Zvanovec and Nobby Stevens
5. A Multi-Hop Relay Based Routing Algorithm for Vehicular Visible Light
Communication Networks
Rongrong Yin, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Ning Zhao, Huaili Yuan, Mohsin Raza, Elizabeth Eso and Stanislav

OWC.02: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chair: Jan Bohata

1. Communication Characteristics of High-Brightness Light Sources Based on
Luminescence Concentration
Juna Sathian, Mojtaba Mansour Abadi, Michael Damzen and Zabih Ghassemlooy
2. Characterization of RGB LEDs as Emitter and Photodetector for LED-to-LED
Mariam Galal, Wai Pang Ng, Richard Binns and Ahmed Abd El Aziz
3. Analog m-CAP Demodulation for VLC-based IoT Systems
Luis Rodrigues, Monica Figueiredo and Luis Nero Alves
4. Channel Modelling for Light Communications: Validation of Ray Tracing by
Hossien Eldeeb, Murat Uysal, Sreelal Maravanchery Mana, Peter Hellwig, Jonas Hilt and Volker
5. Opportunistic Hybrid VLC-IMU Positioning
Cristóbal Carreño, Fabian Seguel, Ismael Soto, Nicolas Krommenacker, Patrick Charpentier and Pablo

OWC.03: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chair: Asghar Gholami

1. Mitigation Method for the Solar Irradiation Effect in Visible Light Communications
Mircea Hulea and Xuan Tang
2. An Industrial View on LiFi Challenges and Future
Bastien Bechadergue and Benjamin Azoulay
3. New Visible Light Communication Using C-OFDM
Jummah Abdulwali, Paul Anthony Haigh and Said Boussakta
4. Visible Light Communications: Filter-less Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Paul Anthony Haigh, Andrew Burton, Petr Chvojka, Stanislav Zvanovec, Zabih Ghassemlooy and Izzat
5. New High Dimming Range M-FSK Demodulation Strategy for VLC Systems
Cristobal Guajardo, Ismael Soto, Enrique San Juan, Pablo Adasme, Cesar Azurdia and Wilson Alavia
6. Study of MIMO m-CAP with Equalizer for a Band-Limited VLC System
Luiz Goldman Galvao, Zahir Ahmad and Sujan Rajbhandari

OWC.04: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chairs: Gholamreza Baghersalimi, Joaquin Perez

1. Successive Interference Cancellation for Power Switched, Non-Synchronized Signals
Nobby Stevens
2. Analyzing Interface Bonding Schemes for VLC with Mobility and Shadowing
Elnaz Alizadeh Jarchlo, Sepideh Mohammadi Kouhini, Hossein Doroud, Elizabeth Eso, Piotr Gaw J
owicz, MIn Zhang, Bernhard Siessegger, Markus Jung, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Giuseppe Caire and
Anatolij Zubow
3. Impact of LED Optical Bandwidth Limitation on the Performance of Power Switched Signaling
Kevin Verniers and Nobby Stevens
4. UAV Assisted Vehicular Communication with VLCusing NOMA
Aidar Suleimen and Refik Caglar Kizilirmak
5. Discovering and Tracking-based Detection System for Optical Camera
Antonio Mederos-Barrera, Cristo Jurado-Verdu, Victor Guerra, Jose Rabadan and Rafael Perez-
6. Performance Assessment of Artificial Neural Networks on the RSS-Based Visible
Light Positioning Accuracy with Random Transmitter Tilt
Willem Raes and Nobby Stevens

OWC.05: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chairs: Mojtaba Mansour Abadi, Luis M. Pessoa

1. Positioning of Turbulence-Distorted Laser Spot for Underwater Optical Wireless
Xiaoni Zhang, Shangbin Li, Weijie Liu and Zhengyuan Xu
2. Third- Reflection Sensing in Ultraviolet Spectrum order NLOS
Hao He, Chen Gong, Jianghua Luo and Zhengyuan Xu
3. Optimum Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Technique for Multiuser Ultraviolet
Wireless Communications
Sudhanshu Arya, Yeonho Chung and Zabih Ghassemlooy
4. Multi-Hop Quantum Key Distribution with Passive Relays over Underwater
Turbulence Channels
Amir Hossein Fahim Raouf, Majid Safari and Murat Uysal
5. 5.36 Gbit/s OFDM Optical Wireless Communication Link over the Underwater
João Henrique Araújo, Rafael Kraemer, Joana Santos Tavares, Francisco Pereira, Henrique M Salgado
and Luis M. Pessoa

OWC.06: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chairs: Ismael Soto, Wasiu O. Popoola

1. Thermally-induced Spectral Variations of LED Applied to Optical Multispectral
Camera Communications
Daniel Moreno, Behnaz Majlesein, Julio Rufo, Victor Guerra, Jose Rabadan and Rafael Perez-Jimenez
2. An Artificial Neural Network Equalizer for Constant Power 4-PAM in Optical Camera
Othman Isam Younus, Navid Bani Hassan, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Stanislav Zvanovec, Luis Nero Alves,
Paul Anthony Haigh and Hoa Le Minh
3. Application of Optical Camera Communication to Microalgae Production Plants
Cristo Jurado-Verdu, Victor Guerra, Vicente Matus, Jose Rabadan, Rafael Perez-Jimenez, Juan Luis
Gomez-Pinchetti and Carlos Almeida
4. Miner Video Tracking and Identification Using Optical Camera Communications in a
Wireless Multimedia Sensor Network
Fabian Seguel, Cesar Azurdia, Nicolas Krommenacker, Patrick Charpentier, Vincent Bombardier and
Cristóbal Carreño
5. The Impact of Camera Parameters on the Performance of V2V Optical Camera
Negar Masjedi Esfahani, Asghar Gholami, Negar Shirvani Kordavani, Stanislav Zvanovec and Zabih
6. Optical Camera Communications with Convolutional Neural Network for Vehicle-to-
Vehicle Links
Miguel Soares, Neha Chaudhary, Elizabeth Eso, Othman Isam Younus, Luis Nero Alves and Zabih

OWC.07: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chair: Sujan Rajbhandari

1. DF Relaying in Cooperative Free Space Optical Communication System in Presence
of Jammer
Pratiti Paul and Manav Bhatnagar
2. Impact of Pointing Errors and Fading in a Pre-Amplified Pulse Position Modulation
Optical Receiver
Konstantinos Yiannopoulos, Nikos C. Sagias and Anthony Boucouvalas
3. Analysis of Illumination-Fiber-to-Wireless Links
Victor Guerra, Carlos Guerra, Jose Rabadan, Rafael Perez-Jimenez and Beatriz Ortega
4. Performance Analysis of FSO Systems over Imperfect Málaga Atmospheric
Turbulence Channels with Pointing Errors
Abdulgani A Ibrahim, Serdar Özgür Ata and Lutfiye Durak-Ata
5. Performance Analysis of Negative Exponential Turbulent FSO Links with Wavelength
Varun Srivastava, Abhilash Mandloi, Dhiraj Kumar Patel and Prashant Shah

OWC.08: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chairs: Navid Bani Hassan, Paul Anthony Haigh

1. LASER Diode-Based Transmitter Module for Optical Wireless Communications
João Henrique Araújo, Rafael Kraemer, Hugo Miguel Santos, Francisco Pereira, Henrique M Salgado
and Luis M. Pessoa
2. Relayed FSO Links for Ground-to-Train Communications
Nithin Mohan, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Stanislav Zvanovec, Mojtaba Mansour Abadi, Ralph Hudson and
Manav Bhatnagar
3. Experimental Results on the Mitigation of Turbulence in Free Space Optics Using
Spatial Diversity
Abdulaziz Aldaihan, Muhammad Ijaz, Sunday Cookey Ekpo, Andrew Gibson, Zabih Ghassemlooy,
Khaled M. Rabie and Bamidele Adebisi
4. Recent Development in Artificial Neural Network Based Distributed Fiber Optic
Nageswara Lalam and Wai Pang Ng
5. Blind Symbol Timing Estimation for Bandlimited Optical Intensity Channels
Wilfried Gappmair and Hector Nistazakis
6. Investigating the Performance of a Worn Optical Wireless Device with Mobility
Alassane Kaba, Stephanie Sahuguede and Anne Julien-Vergonjanne

OWC.09: 7th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications

Chairs: Mircea Hulea, Wasiu O. Popoola

1. Binary Signaling for Optical Wireless Channel Based on Deep Learning
Yongwoon Hwang, Chung Ghiu Lee and Soeun Kim
2. Recent Developments in All-Optical Signal Regeneration Based on Phase-Sensitive
Parametric Amplification
Kaspars Zakis and Andis Supe
3. Exploring the Design Space of Relaying Neurons for OWC Networks at the Nanoscale
João Pandeirada, Luis Nero Alves and Zabih Ghassemlooy
4. Relay-aided Slotted Aloha for Optical Wireless Communications
Milica Petkovic, Dejan Vukobratovi N , Andrea Munari and Federico Clazzer
5. On the Construction of Polar Codes in the Middleton Class-A Channels
Ammar Hadi, Emad Alsusa and Khaled M. Rabie

CNO.01: 2nd Colloquium on Communication Networks Optimization

Chairs: Michael D. Logothetis, Máximo Morales-Céspedes

1. Minimizing Age of Information on NOMA Communication Schemes for Vehicular
Communication Applications
Jorge Torres Gomez, Máximo Morales-Céspedes, Ana Garcia Armada and Gangolf Hirtz
2. Call Blocking Probabilities in Multi-Cluster C-RAN Supporting Poisson Traffic
Iskanter-Alexandros Chousainov, Ioannis Moscholios and Michael D. Logothetis
3. A Multirate System of Quasi-Random Arrivals and a Threshold Call Admission Policy
Ioannis Moscholios, Iskanter-Alexandros Chousainov, Panagiotis Panagoulias, Panagiotis Sarigiannidis
and Michael D. Logothetis
4. An Selective Forwarding Attack Considered Routing Protocol for Scale-Free Network
Rongrong Yin, Ning Zhao and Yinghan Xu
5. A Single Retry Multirate Loss Model for Impatient Calls
Ioannis Moscholios and Michael D. Logothetis

IMP.01: 1st Colloquium on Integrated Microwave Photonics

Chairs: Andreas Stöhr, Eszter Udvary

1. Comparison of Carrier Suppressed and Quadrature Bias Point External Modulation
for 40 GHz Millimeter-Wave Photonic Generation Using a 16-QAM Signal with
Directly Modulated Laser
Luis Vallejo, Beatriz Ortega, Dong-Nhat Nguyen, Jan Bohata, Stanislav Zvanovec and Vicenc Almenar
2. Antenna Phased Array Beamforming at 26 GHz Using Optical True Time-Delay
Jan Bohata, Tomas Lonsky, Jan Spacil, Pavel Hazdra, Zdenek Hradecky, Matej Komanec, Stanislav
Zvanovec, Luis Vallejo and Beatriz Ortega
3. Transmission of 2 Bits/Symbol over RoF and RoFSO Links with Different
Architectures for Ubiquitous Coverage
Dong-Nhat Nguyen, Luis Vallejo, Jan Bohata, Stanislav Zvanovec, Beatriz Ortega and Zabih
4. Photonic Approaches to Millimeter-Wave True Time-Delay Line
Eszter Udvary, Dávid Kóbor and Balazs Matolcsy

IMP.02: 1st Colloquium on Integrated Microwave Photonics

Chair: Andreas Stöhr

1. Influence of Optical Fiber Length on the Jitter Performance of Subsampled Photonic
Downconverter for S-Band RADAR Systems
Karamdeep Singh, Sreeraj s J, Sai Vikas TR, Krishna Kumar and Deepa Venkitesh
2. Experimental Validation of a 64-QAM LTE Radio-Over-Fiber and Free-Space Optics
Link at the 2000 nm Band
Matej Komanec, Jan Bohata, Daniel Dousek, Zabih Ghassemlooy and Stanislav Zvanovec
3. Residual Beam Squint Effect of a Photonic Supported Phased Array Antenna
Receiver Employing Mach-Zehnder Interferometers
Carmo Medeiros and André Santos
4. Hybrid Modulation Approach for Next Generation Optical Access Networks
Abejide Emmanuel Adebayo, Sushma Pandey, Madhava Reddy Kota, Oluyomi Aboderin, Mario Lima
and Antonio Teixeira

SECRET.01: 1st Workshop on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

Chairs: Jonathan Rodriguez, Marco A. C. Gomes

1. Public Key Cryptography Without Certificates for Beyond 5G Mobile Small Cells
Marcus de Ree, Georgios Mantas, James Gao, Jonathan Rodriguez and Ifiok E. Otung
2. User Authentication and Authorization for Next Generation Mobile Passenger ID
Devices for Land and Sea Border Control
Maria Papaioannou, Georgios Mantas, Dimitrios Lymberopoulos and Jonathan Rodriguez
3. Energy Efficient and Wideband Class-J Doherty Power Amplifier
Maryam Sajedin, Issa Elfergani, Jonathan Rodriguez, Raed A Abd-Alhameed, Monica Fernandez-
Barciela, Manuel Violas and Ahmed Maan Abdulkhaleq
4. Analysis of Si and GaN GAA-NW-FETs in High-k Gate Oxides for Next Generation
Mobile Systems
Ygor Fonseca, Rafael Nobrega, Ulysses Rondina Duarte, Thiago R Raddo, Iyad Dayoub, Anderson
Sanches and Murilo Bellezoni Loiola
5. SDR Testbed of Full-Duplex Jamming for Secrecy
André H. Silva, Marco A. C. Gomes, Joao P. P Vilela and Willie K Harrison

TEAMUP5G.01: 1st Workshop on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

Chairs: Fernando J. Velez, Albena Mihovska

1. TeamUp5G: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Training and Research on New RAN
Techniques for 5G Ultra-Dense Mobile Networks
Raquel Perez Leal, Fernando J. Velez, Luís Miguel Campos and Ana Garcia Armada
2. Performance Comparison of Interference Alignment Algorithms in an Energy
Harvesting Scenario
David A Urquiza and Maria Julia Fernandez-Getino Garcia
3. Multicarrier Waveform Candidates for Beyond 5G
Bahram Khan and Fernando J. Velez
4. Cutting the Cord: Key Performance Indicators for the Future of Wireless Virtual
Reality Applications
Diego González Morín, Ana Garcia Armada and Pablo Pérez
5. Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship and Interpreneurship in a World of Future
Wireless Technology and Advanced Multi Business Model Innovation
Peter Lindgren

TEAMUP5G.02: 1st Workshop on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

Chairs: Adão Silva, Víctor P. Gil Jiménez

1. A Survey About Deep Learning for Constellation Design in Communications
Manuel José López-Morales, Kun Chen-Hu and Ana Garcia Armada
2. Alamouti Coding Scheme and Virtual Array Concept for Joint Radar and
Communication Systems
Leonardo Leyva, João Maciel, Daniel Castanheira, Adão Silva and Atílio Gameiro
3. Small Cell Deployment Challenges in Ultradense Networks: Architecture and
Resource Management
Nidhi Nidhi and Albena Mihovska
4. MmWave Massive MIMO Small Cells for 5G and Beyond Mobile Networks: An
Aboubacar Mchangama, Jaouhar Ayadi, Víctor P. Gil Jiménez and Angelo Consoli

TEAMUP5G.03: 1st Workshop on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

Chairs: Maria Julia Fernandez-Getino Garcia, Susana Sargento

1. Flying Mobile Edge Computing Towards 5G and Beyond: An Overview on Current
Use Cases and Challenges
Pedro Luiz Magalhaes Cumino and Susana Sargento
2. Multi-purpose Low Latency Streaming Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Ricardo Sacoto-Martins, Joao Madeira, João Pedro Carvalho, Fábio Azevedo and Luís Miguel Campos
3. UAV Cloud Platform for Precision Farming
Miguel Pino, João Pedro Carvalho, Dario Pedro, Luís Miguel Campos and João Seco
4. Reference Scenarios and Key Performance Indicators for 5G Ultra-dense Networks
Luís Miguel Campos, Luís L Ribeiro, Ioannis Karydis, Stelios Karagiannis, Dario Pedro, Jorge Martins,
Carlos Marques, Ana Garcia Armada, Raquel Perez Leal, Manuel José López-Morales, Fernando J.
Velez, Pedro Sebastião and Anderson Ramos

VISION.01: 1st Workshop on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

Chairs: Mohammad-Ali Khalighi, Stanislav Zvanovec

1. Experimental Demonstration of a 40 Mb/s VLC System Using a Large Off-the-Shelf
LED Panel
Xicong Li, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Stanislav Zvanovec and Paul Anthony Haigh
2. Experimental Evaluation of an Analog Gain Optimization Algorithm in Optical
Camera Communications
Vicente Matus, Victor Guerra, Cristo Jurado-Verdu, Shivani Rajendra Teli, Stanislav Zvanovec, Jose
Rabadan and Rafael Perez-Jimenez
3. Impact of Transmitter Positioning Uncertainty on RSS-based Visible Light Positioning
Neha Chaudhary, Luis Nero Alves and Zabih Ghassemlooy
4. Channel Characterization of Full-Duplex VLC System for Urban Tunnels
Edmundo Torres-Zapata, Victor Guerra, Jose Rabadan, Rafael Perez and Jose Martin Luna-Rivera
5. The First Study of MIMO Scheme Within Rolling-shutter Based Optical Camera
Shivani Rajendra Teli, Vicente Matus, Stanislav Zvanovec, Rafael Perez-Jimenez, Stanislav Vitek and
Zabih Ghassemlooy

VISION.02: 1st Workshop on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

Chair: Zabih Ghassemlooy

1. A Flexible OLED VLC System for an Office Environment
Zahra Nazari Chaleshtori, Stanislav Zvanovec, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Hossien Eldeeb and Murat Uysal
2. MAC Layer Performance of Multi-Hop Vehicular VLC Networks with CSMA/CA
Hossien Eldeeb, Evsen Yanmaz and Murat Uysal
3. Performances of Optical Camera-based Vehicular Communications Under
Turbulence Conditions
Elizabeth Eso, Othman Isam Younus, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Stanislav Zvanovec and Mojtaba Mansour
4. A Flexible Transport Layer Protocol Architecture for Handover in a Vehicular VLC
Elnaz Alizadeh Jarchlo, Piotr Gaw J owicz, Hossein Doroud, Bernhard Siessegger, Markus Jung,
Giuseppe Caire, Anatolij Zubow and Zabih Ghassemlooy
5. Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Visible Light Communications: Channel Modelling and
Capacity Calculations
Hossien Eldeeb, Mohammed Elamassie and Murat Uysal

VISION.03: 1st Workshop on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

Chair: Luis Nero Alves

1. Experimental Investigation of Lens Combinations on the Performance of Vehicular
Bassam Aly, Mohammed Elamassie, Hossien Eldeeb and Murat Uysal
2. Distributed MIMO Experiments for LiFi in a Conference Room
Sreelal Maravanchery Mana, Sepideh Mohammadi Kouhini, Peter Hellwig, Jonas Hilt, Pablo Wilke
Berenguer and Volker Jungnickel
3. Performance of Bidirectional LiFi over Plastic Optical Fiber (POF)
Sepideh Mohammadi Kouhini, Sreelal Maravanchery Mana, Peter Hellwig, Jonas Hilt, Dominic Schulz,
Anagnostis Paraskevopoulos, Ronald Freund and Volker Jungnickel
4. Experimental Implementation of Optical-CDMA for Medical Extra-WBAN Links
Md Jahid Hasan, Mohammad-Ali Khalighi and Bastien Bechadergue
5. Performance Analysis of Optical Intra-WBAN Links
Oussama Haddad, Mohammad-Ali Khalighi, Stanislav Zvanovec and Mouloud Adel

SS01.01: Intelligent Transport Systems

Chair: Peter Ball

1. Outdoor Visible Light Positioning Using Artificial Neural Networks for Autonomous
Vehicle Application
Abdulrahman A Mahmoud, Zahir Ahmad, Yousef Almadani, Muhammad Ijaz, Olivier Haas and Sujan
2. A Real-time Vehicular Visible Light Communications for Smart Transportation
Karunankitha Lega, Sai Naga Haneesh Sammeta, Divya Bollepally, Guru Kalyan Mallavarapu, Elizabeth
Eso, Zabih Ghassemlooy and Stanislav Zvanovec
3. System Design for a Driverless Autonomous Racing Vehicle
Jacob Culley, Sam Garlick, Enric Gil Esteller, Petar Georgiev, Ivan Fursa, Isaac Vander Sluis, Peter Ball
and Andrew Bradley
4. An Integer Programming Approach to Locate RSUs in a Telecommunication Highway
Vehicle Network
Pablo Adasme, Enrique San Juan, Ismael Soto, Lucio Cañete Arratia, Fabian Seguel and Ali Dehghan

SS02.01: Advanced Techniques for Connected and Automated Vehicles

Chairs: Sujan Rajbhandari, Bo Tan

1. Common-mode Noise Rejection in V2V/V2I Communication Based on Differential
VLC Transmission
Balazs Matolcsy and Eszter Udvary
2. Minimum Delay Routing for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Communications
Zhengquan Zhao, Yu Chen and Hu Zheng
3. The Statistical Temporal Properties of Vehicular Visible Light Communication
Farah M. Alsalami, Zahir Ahmad, Paul Anthony Haigh, Olivier Haas and Sujan Rajbhandari
4. A Study of Yearly Sunlight Variance Effect on Vehicular Visible Light Communication
for Emergency Service Vehicles
David Cervinka, Zahir Ahmad, Omar Salih and Sujan Rajbhandari
5. Using Zero Padding for Robust Channel Estimation in SEFDM Systems
Waseem Hazim Ozan Ozan, Ryan C Grammenos and Izzat Darwazeh

SS03.01: Emerging Trends and Approaches to Cyber Security I

Chair: Rupak Kharel

1. Solutions to Black Hole Attacks in MANETs
Ian MZ Oakley
2. Heartbeat-Based Detection of Blackhole and Greyhole Attacks in RPL Networks
Eric Garcia Ribera, Brian Martinez Alvarez, Charisma Samuel, Philokypros P. Ioulianou and Vassilios G.
3. Evolutionary Algorithms in Web Security: Exploring Untapped Potential
Sam J Attwood, Wanpeng Li and Rupak Kharel
4. Performance Evaluation of a Wormhole Detection Method Using Round-Trip Times
and Hop Counts in RPL-Based 6LoWPAN Networks
Charisma Samuel, Brian Martinez Alvarez, Eric Garcia Ribera, Philokypros P. Ioulianou and Vassilios G.

SS03.02: Emerging Trends and Approaches to Cyber Security II

Chair: Rupak Kharel

1. Physical Layer Security in RIS-assisted Networks in Fisher-Snedecor Composite
Abubakar Umar Makarfi, Khaled M. Rabie, Omprakash Kaiwartya, Osamah S. Badarneh, Galymzhan
Nauryzbayev and Rupak Kharel
2. A Hardware Solution to Overcome the Bandwidth Limitation of Drone Jamming
Mohammed Rabiai, Mohammed Raouf Senouci, Abdelkader Senouci, Krishna Busawon and Laurent
3. Privacy Enhanced Interface Identifiers in IPv6
Stephen Odhiambo Odero, Tooska Dargahi and Haifa Takruri
4. Towards Secure Application Development: A Cyber Security Centred Holistic
Nana Onumah, Sam J Attwood and Rupak Kharel

SS04.01: Fundamentals of Machine Learning and Applications to Biomedical Signal Processing

Chairs: Bonnie Law, Bingo Wing-Kuen Ling

1. Effectiveness Analysis of Bio-electronic Stimulation Therapy to Parkinson’s Disease
via Discrete Fourier Transform Approach
Yuxin Lin, Bingo Wing-Kuen Ling, Nuo Xu, Ringo Lam and Charlotte Ho
2. L1 Norm Based Principal Component Analysis and Its Multiresolution Analysis
Ziyin Huang and Bingo Wing-Kuen Ling
3. Bivariate Empirical Mode Decomposition Descriptors for Shape Based Image
Shengfeng Deng and Bingo Wing-Kuen Ling
4. Improved Deep Learning-based Approach for Real-time Plant Species Recognition
on the Farm
Chung-Liang Chang and Sheng-Cheng Chung

SS05.01: Green Communications and Emerging Networks

Chair: Khaled M. Rabie

1. Analysis of Clipping a Digital Modulated Signal Affected by AWGN and Impulse Noise
Thokozani Calvin Shongwe and Han Vinck
2. DS-OLSR – Disaster Scenario Optimized Link State Routing Protocol
Umar Aliyu, Haifa Takruri, Martin Hope and Abubakar Gidado Halilu
3. Architecture of an End-To-End Energy Consumption Model for a Cloud Data Center
Kashinath Basu, Ali Maqousi and Frank Ball
4. Hardware-Limited Cooperative SWIPT-enabled NOMA Networks
Orken Omarov, Sultangali Arzykulov, Galymzhan Nauryzbayev and Theodoros Tsiftsis
5. Optimized QoS Routing Protocol for Energy Scavenging Nodes in IoT
Abubakar Gidado Halilu, Martin Hope, Haifa Takruri and Umar Aliyu
6. Underlay CR-NOMA Relaying Networks over Non-Homogeneous Generalized Fading Channels
Galymzhan Nauryzbayev, Sultangali Arzykulov, Khaled M. Rabie, Rupak Kharel and Mohammad

SS06.01: Recent Advances in Flying Ad-Hoc Networks

Chair: Panagiotis Sarigiannidis

1. Towards Protecting Agriculture from Exogenous and Endogenous Factors: An
Holistic Architecture
Georgios Kakamoukas, Panagiotis Sarigiannidis and Ioannis Moscholios
2. High Level Drone Application Enabler: An Open Source Architecture
Georgios Kakamoukas, Panagiotis Sarigiannidis and Ioannis Moscholios
3. Extraction of Reflectance Maps for Smart Farming Applications Using Unmanned
Aerial Vehicles
George Livanos, Dimitris Ramnalis, Vassilis Polychronos, Panagiota Balomenou, Panagiotis
Sarigiannidis, Georgios Kakamoukas, Thomai Karamitsou, Pantelis Angelidis and Michalis Zervakis
4. Rule-based Autonomous Tracking of RF Transmitter Using a UAV Swarm
Ioannis Spyridis, Thomas Lagkas, Panagiotis Sarigiannidis and Jie Zhang
5. Unsupervised Methods for a Personalised Route Recommendation System
Jiri Fajtl, Lorenzo Vitali, Vasilis Argyriou, Dorothy Monekosso and Paolo Remagnino

SS07.01: Satellite and Space Communications

Chairs: Wilfried Gappmair, Ioannis Moscholios

1. Asymptotic CRLB for Blind Symbol Rate Estimation in Digital Satellite Receivers
Barbara Suesser-Rechberger and Wilfried Gappmair
2. Teletraffic Loss/Queueing Models in LEO Mobile Satellite Systems: a Short Survey
Ioannis Moscholios, Panagiotis Sarigiannidis and Michael D. Logothetis
3. Optimized Power Allocation Scheme in Optical Satellite Communication Downlinks
Theodore Kapsis and Athanasios D. Panagopoulos
4. Second Order Excess Attenuation Statistics in Athens, Greece at 19.701GHz Using
Apostolos Z. Papafragkakis, Charilaos Kourogiorgas, Athanasios D. Panagopoulos and Spiros

SS08.01: Massive MIMO and Millimeter Wave Communications

Chairs: Rui Dinis, Adão Silva

1. Hybrid Multiuser Equalizer for mmWave Massive MIMO GFDM Systems
Joumana Kassam, Manar Miri, Roberto Magueta, Daniel Castanheira, Adão Silva and Atílio Gameiro
2. Silicon Nitride 60 GHz Antenna for IoT Applications
Madhava Reddy Kota, Abejide Emmanuel Adebayo, Sushma Pandey, Oluyomi Aboderin and Antonio
3. Nonlinear Distortion Effects in Secure Energy Efficient MIMO Systems
David O Borges, Akashkumar Rajaram, Paulo Montezuma, Rui Dinis and Marko Beko
4. Digital Beamforming Techniques for Future Communications Systems
Gordana Raluca Barb, Marius Otesteanu, Florin Alexa and Ana Ghiulai

SS09.01: Antennas for 5G Communications I

Chairs: Pedro Pinho, Telmo R. Fernandes

1. A Non-Invasive Bone Fracture Monitoring Analysis Using an UHF Antenna
Mahreen Riaz, Gianluigi Tiberi, Humphrey Asani, Mohammad Ghavami and Sandra Dudley
2. Metamaterial-inspired Flat-Antenna Design for 5G Small-cell Base-Stations
Operating at 3.6 GHz
João Ricardo Reis, Mário Vala, Telmo R. Fernandes and Rafael F. S. Caldeirinha
3. Compact Dual-Band Printed Monopole for 5G/IoT
Amélia Ramos, Tiago Varum and João Matos
4. Design and Analysis of the Reproducibility of Wearable Textile Antennas
Caroline Loss, Tagleorge Marques Silveira, Pedro Pinho, Rita Salvado and Nuno Borges Carvalho

SS09.02: Antennas for 5G Communications II

Chairs: Pedro Pinho, Telmo R. Fernandes

1. Rectangular Microstrip Patch Antenna Array Based Sectored Antenna for Directional
Wireless Sensor Networks
Shamanth Nagaraju, Lucy Gudino, Bhushan Kadam, Vikas V Khairnar, Joseph Xavier Rodrigues and
Ramesha C K
2. Field Bending Omega-Type Metamaterial Lens for Ku Band
Jan Köhler, Erich Leitgeb, Reinhard Teschl and Wolfgang Bosch
3. Wideband Series-Fed Microstrip Antenna Array for 5G/IoT Systems
Tiago Varum, Amélia Ramos, João Caiado and João Matos
4. Design of a Multiband RF Slotted-Antenna for Biosensing Applications
Jeena George, Mfonobong Uko, Sunday Cookey Ekpo, Muhammad Ijaz, Rupak Kharel, Qiuyu Wang
and Helen Ji

SS10.01: Advanced Signal Processing and System Integration on Automation Technology

Chair: Hsiung-Cheng Lin

1. Speaker Identification in Different Emotional States
Ali H. Meftah, Hassan Mathkour, Mustafa Qamhan and Yousef A Alotaibi
2. Design of High Precision Pneumatic Transducer Using Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor
Hsiung-Cheng Lin
3. Development of Lower Limb Exoskeleton Robot
Guo-Shing Huang, Shao-Chian Chang, Chi-Chun Chen and Chung-Liang Lai