Publications

Scientific works published in journals, conferences, books, etc., by the SOLDER project, as well as some high-profile presentations by the project, are listed in the following table for 2016.

Authors Title Journal/Conference Date
S. Traverso A New Family of Filters for PAPR Reduction of Carrier Aggregated Signals IEEE WCNC, Doha, Qatar 3-6/04/16
A. Valette, M. Ariaudo, S. Traverso, I. Fijalkow, et al. Robustness of Filter Bank Multicarrier Signals To Power Amplifier Nonlinearities IEEE EuMW, London, UK 10/16
S. Traverso A Family of Square-Root Nyquist Filter with Low Group Delay and High Stopband Attenuation IEEE Communications Letters 2016
G. Ropokis and F. Foukalas Energy Efficient Power Allocation for Carrier Aggregation Enabled Communication Systems IEEE WCNC, Doha, Qatar 3-6/04/16
Ch. Tsinos, F. Foukalas and T. Tsiftsis Resource Allocation for Licensed/Unlicensed Carrier Aggregation MIMO Systems IEEE WCNC, Doha, Qatar 3-6/04/16
A. Galanopoulos, Ch. Tsinos and F. Foukalas Low-Complexity and Low-Feedback-Rate Channel Allocation for Carrier Aggregation in Heterogeneous Networks IEEE WCNC, Doha, Qatar 3-6/04/16
Ch. Tsinos, A. Galanopoulos and F. Foukalas Low-Complexity and Low-Feedback-Rate Channel Allocation in CA MIMO Systems with Heterogeneous Channel Feedback IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, vol. PP, no. 99 09/16
A. Galanopoulos, F. Foukalas and T. Tsiftsis Efficient Coexistence of LTE with WiFi in the Licensed and Unlicensed Spectrum Aggregation IEEE Trans. Cogn. Communi., and Networking, vol.2, no.2, pp. 129-149 07/16
S. Stefanatos and F. Foukalas A Filter-band Based Transmission Scheme for Two-Component Carrier Aggregation PIMRC, Valencia, Spain 09/16
S. Stefanatos and F. Foukalas Low Complexity Transmission of Wideband OFDM Signals via Inter-Band Carrier Aggregation IEEE ISWCS, SAS5G Worskshop, Poznan, Poland 09/16
S. Stefanatos and F. Foukalas A Filter-band Transceiver for Massive Non-Contiguous Carrier Aggregation IEEE JSAC-SI on Spectrum Sharing and Aggregation for Future Networks 10/16
C. Tsinos, F. Foukalas and T. Tsiftsis Resource Allocation in Licensed/Unlicensed Carrier Aggregation MIMO Systems IEEE Trans. On Communications 10/16
O. Holland, A. Aijaz, F. Kaltenberger, F. Foukalas, G. Vivier, M. Buczkowski, S. Pietrzyk Management Architecture for Aggregation of Heterogeneous Systems and Spectrum Bands EE Communications Magazine, vol. 54, no. 9, pp. 112-118 09/16
Kaltenberger, F.; Roux, C.; Buczkowski, M. & Wewior, M. The OpenAirInterface Application Programming Interface for Schedulers using Carrier Aggregation ISWCS, SAS5G: Workshop on Spectrum Aggregation and Sharing for 5G Networks 09/16
Arvanitakis, G. & Kaltenberger, F. Stochastic Analysis of Two-Tier HetNets Employing LTE and WiFi EuCNC 2016
Arvanitakis, G.; Spyropoulos, T. & Kaltenberger, F. An analytical model for flow-level performance of large, randomly placed small cell networks IEEE GLOBECOM 2016
O. Holland, et al. Aggregation in TV White Space and Assessment of an Aggregation-Capable Wi-Fi White Space Device IEEE ICC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 05/16
O. Holland Some Are Born With White Space, Some Achieve White Space, And Some Have White Space Thrust Upon Them IIEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networks, Vol. 2, No. 2 07/16
O. Holland, et al. The Changing Availability of TV White Space in the UK Electronics Letters, Vol. 52, No. 15 07/16
O. Holland, A. Raman, N. Sastry, S. Wong, et al. Assessment of a Platform for Non-Contiguous Aggregation of IEEE 802.11 Waveforms in TV White Space IEEE VTC-Spring, Nanjing, China 05/16
O. Holland O White Space, White Space, Whatfore Art Thou White Space? IEEE VTC 2016-Spring, Nanjing, China 05/16
O. Holland, S. Wong, V. Friderikos, Z. Qin, et al. Virtualized sub-GHz transmission paired with mobile access for the Tactile Internet IEEE ICT 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece 05/16
B. Bochow, O. Holland, K. Katzis Spectrum Sensing Infrastructure Support for IEEE 1900.6b Sensing-Assisted Spectrum Databases IEEE CSCN, Berlin, Germany 10-11/16
O. Holland, et al. (SOLDER partners) Geolocation Database-Based Cognitive Network Management for 5G ETSI Workshop on Future Radio Technologies – Air Interfaces, Sophia Antipolis, France (poster & presentation) 27-28/01/16
Fotis Foukalas Dynamic Carrier Aggregation for 5G Networks EuCNC, Special Session (SS), Athens, Greece (presentation) 06/16
Fotis Foukalas Dynamic Spectrum Management: A building block for 5G EuCNC, Special Session (SS), Athens, Greece (special session organisation, presentation) 06/16
Guillaume Vivier Carrier aggregation: from Rel. 10 to 5G IEEE ISWCS, Keynote at the SAS5G workshop (presentation) 09/16
O. Holland Aggregation Management Architecture for Spectrum Efficiency and Capacity Maximization Towards 5G IEEE ISWCS, Keynote at the SAS5G workshop (presentation) 09/16
Fotis Foukalas Spectrum aggregation: Design Challenges and the Road Ahead IEEE ISWCS, SAS5G workshop (Panel discussion) 09/16
Florian Kaltenberger Carrier Aggregation implementation on Open Air Interface Platform Crowncom, Workshop on 5G Enablers for Cognitive Radio, Grenoble, France (presentation) 06/16
Florian Kaltenberger Carrier Aggregation implementation on Open Air Interface Platform WInnComm Europe, Paris, France (presentation) 10/16
Florian Kaltenberger, Fotis Foukalas, George Arvanitakis SOLDER – Spectrum OverLay through aggregation of heterogeneous DispERsed Bands EuCNC, Athens, Greece (poster and demo) 2016
S. Mayrargue, C. Delaveaud, F. Kaltenberger, J. Chin, et al. 5G enablers for cognitive radio Crowncom, Grenoble, France (Demonstration Stand) 06/16
O. Holland, K. Baddour, P. Demestichas, F. Bader, et al. Workshop on Cognitive Radio and Innovative Spectrum Sharing Paradigms for Future Networks (CRAFT 2016) IEEE PIMRC, Valencia, Spain (Workshop) 4-7/09/16
Florian Kaltenberger, Dirk Slock, Valerio Frascello Workshop on spectrum aggregation and sharing for 5G networks IEEE ISWCS, Poznan, Poland (Workshop) 20/09/16
Florian Kaltenberger, Dirk Slock, Valerio Frascello Summer school on spectrum aggregation and sharing for 5G networks Eurecom, Sophia-Antipolis, France (Summer school) 16-19/10/2016

Scientific works published in journals, conferences, books, etc., by the SOLDER project, as well as some high-profile presentations by the project, are listed in the following table for 2015.

Authors Title Journal/Conference Date
O. Holland, M. Dohler Geolocation-Based Architecture for Heterogeneous Spectrum Usage in 5G IEEE Globecom, Workshops, San Diego, CA, USA 12/15
S. Pietrzyk, M. Buczkowski System-level modelling of HetNets, Carrier Aggregation and Scheduling in MATLAB IEEE Globecom, Tutorial, San Diego, CA, USA 12/15
E. Antonopoulos, F. Plessas and F. Foukalas Heterogeneous Spectrum Bands Aggregation Prototype with Cognitive Radio Capabilities IEEE ComCas, Tel Aviv, Israel 2-4/11/15
O. Holland, B. Bochow, K. Katzis IEEE 1900.6b: Sensing Support for Spectrum Databases IEEE CSCN, Tokyo, Japan 10/15
S. Filin, D. Noguet, J.-B. Dore, B. Mawlawi, et al. IEEE 1900.7 Standard for White Space Dynamic Spectrum Access Radio Systems IEEE CSCN, Tokyo, Japan 10/15
O. Holland, M. Dohler Standardized Geolocation-Based System for Spectrum Sharing and Heterogeneous Access Management to Support 5G IEEE CSCN, Tokyo, Japan 10/15
O. Holland Some Are Born With White Space, Some Achieve White Space (Aggregation!), And Some Have White Space Thrust Upon Them Final COST IC1004/Newcom# event JNCW, Barcelona, Spain (poster presentation) 10/15
B. Zayen, F. Kaltenberger, and R. Knopp OpenAirInterface and ExpressMIMO2 for Spectrally Agile Communication Wiley
(Book chapter of Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing and White Space Access: The Practical Reality)
05/15
F. Kaltenberger, T. A. Tsiftsis, F. Foukalas, S. Ping, et al. Aggregation of spectrum opportunities Wiley
(Book chapter of Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing and White Space Access: The Practical Reality)
05/15
O. Holland, H. Bogucka, A. Medeisis, et al. Introduction Wiley
(Book chapter of Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing and White Space Access: The Practical Reality)
05/15
O. Holland, H. Bogucka, A. Medeisis, et al. Conclusions and Future Work Wiley
(Book chapter of Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing and White Space Access: The Practical Reality
05/15
O. Holland, et al. The IEEE Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks Standards Committee (DySPAN-SC) and IEEE 1900 Working Groups Wiley
(Book chapter of Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing and White Space Access: The Practical Reality
05/15
O. Holland, A. Basaure, W. Yamada, et al. Novel Licensing Schemes Wiley
(Book chapter of Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing and White Space Access: The Practical Reality
05/15
O. Holland, H. Bogucka and A. Medeisis Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing and White Space Access: The Practical Reality Wiley 05/15
O. Holland TV White Spaces in the UK: Update, and Focus on Aggregation of Resources WInnComm 2015, San Diego, CA, USA 03/15
P. Chawdhry, E. Angiuli, O. Holland Design and Use of Geo-location Databases Workshop on Spectrum Sharing by Using Geo-location Databases, European Commission 03/15
O. Holland, et al. Some Initial Results and Observations from a Series of Trials within the Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot IEEE VTC 2015-Spring, Glasgow, UK 05/15
S. Ping, A. Aijaz, O. Holland, A. H. Aghvami SACRP: A Spectrum Aggregation-based Cooperative Routing Protocol for Cognitive Radio Ad-Hoc Networks IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, No. 6 06/15
A. Kliks, O. Holland, A. Basaure, M. Matinmikko Spectrum and Licence Flexibility for 5G Networks IEEE Communications Magazine, special issue on 5G Spectrum: Enabling the Future Mobile Landscape, Vol. 53, No. 7 07/15
F. Kaltenberger, A. Byiringiro, G. Arvanitakis, R. Ghaddab, et al. Broadband wireless channel measurements for high speed trains IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), London, United Kingdom 08-12/06/15
F. Kaltenberger, et al. Experimental Analysis and Simulative Validation of Dynamic Spectrum Access for Coexistence of 4G and Future 5G Systems European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC): Track 6: Testbeds and Experimental Research (TER), Paris, France 29/06/15
F. Foukalas SOLDER research, development, and initial results European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Paris, France 29/06/15
A. Galanopoulos, F. Foukalas and T. Tsiftsis Licensed Assisted Access: Key Functionalities and Initial Results ISWCS, Brussels, Belgium 25-28/08/15
E. Antonopoulos, F. Plessas and F. Foukalas RF Prototype for Dynamic Cognitive Carrier Aggregation of Heterogeneous Dispersed Bands ISWCS, CRAFT Workshop, Brussels, Belgium 25-28/08/15
O. Holland, M. Mueck, A. Kliks, K. Baddour, P. Demestichas Third Workshop on Cognitive Radio for Fifth-Generation Networks and Spectrum (CRAFT 2015) IEEE ISWCS 2015, Brussels, Belgium (workshop organization) 08/15
G. Vivier On the use of Carrier Aggregation Towards 5G ISWCS, CRAFT Workshop, Brussels, Belgium (presentation) 25-28/08/15
O. Holland Geolocation-Based Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing for 5G ISWCS, CRAFT Workshop, Brussels, Belgium (presentation) 25-28/08/15
O. Holland, et al. To White Space Or Not To White Space: That Is The Trial Within The Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot IEEE DySPAN 2015, Stockholm, Sweden 10/15
A. Basaure, O. Holland Optimizing Spectrum Value Through Flexible Spectrum Licensing IEEE DySPAN 2015, Stockholm, Sweden 10/15
S. Ping, A. Aijaz, O. Holland, and A. H. Aghvami Spectrum Aggregation-based Cooperative Routing in Cognitive Radio Ad-Hoc Networks ICC 2015 Workshops, London, UK 06/15
O. Holland TV White Space in London, UK: Availability and Maximum Achievable Capacity Electronics Letters, Vol. 51, No. 12 06/15
D. Robalo, J. Oliveira, F. Velez, O. Holland, et al. Dynamic Configuration and Optimization of WiMAX Networks with Relay Power Saving Modes: Measurement-Based Scenario in a Hilly Region Springer Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 85, No. 3 12/15
A. Valette, S. Traverso, I. Fijalkow, M. Ariaudo, et al. Parameters Selection for Filter Bank Precoded Filter Bank Multicarrier Systems IEEE GlobeCom, Workshop on 5G & Beyond – Enabling Technologies and Applications 2015
S. Traverso Linéarisation des émetteurs par prédistorsion numérique Telecom ParisTech Comelec department, Paris, France (invited talk) 06/15
O. Holland A Trial Within The Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot: What Is Achievable In TV White Space? How Can Such A White Spaces Framework Be Applied To Military Bands? Workshop on Civilian Use of Military Spectrum Bands: Technologies, Impacts and Opportunities, Maynooth, Ireland (presentation) 03/15
O. Holland An Introduction to TV White Spaces in the UK, and Some Initial Results and Observations from our Trial within the Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot King’s College London Centre for Telecommunications Research Seminar, London, UK (presentation) 04/15
O. Holland TV White Spaces – Focus On Channel Aggregation Ofcom 5G and Future Technologies event, London, UK (poster and demo) 03/15
O. Holland, P. Pawelczak The UK TV White Spaces Framework and European Harmonized Standard: A Detailed Summary, Implementation Specifics, and Performance Assessment IEEE DySPAN 2015, Stockholm, Sweden (tutorial) 09-10/15
M. Wnuczko Bachelor Thesis in cooperation with IS-Wireless on System Level simulations using LTE MAC Lab software Bachelor Thesis 2015
A. Kliks, N. Dimitriou, A. Zalonis, O. Holland Traffic Offloading Scenarios for Heterogeneous Networks Cambridge Univesity Press (Book chapter in A. Alagan, Design and Deployment of Small Cell Networks) 12/15

Scientific works published in journals, conferences, books, etc., by the SOLDER project, as well as some high-profile presentations by the project, are listed in the following table for 2014.

Authors Title Journal/Conference Date
A. Medeisis, J. Sydor, L. C. Cremene, O. D. Holland, et al. ISM-Advanced: Improved Access Rules for Unlicensed Spectrum IEEE DySPAN, McLean, VA, USA 04/14
N. Dimitriou, A. Zalonis, A. Polydoros, A. Kliks, et al. Context-Aware Radio Resource Management in HetNets IEEE WCNC, Istanbul, Turkey
(Workshop)
04/14
O. Holland, et al. TV White Spaces Trials in the UK Led by the ICT-ACROPOLIS Network of Excellence weM2M, London, UK
(Poster)
04/14
O. Holland New Approaches to Licensing COST IC0905 Workshop on Cognitive Radio Policy and Regulation, Vilnius, Lithuania 04/14
J. Acevedo Flores, F. J. Velez, O. Cabral, D. Robalo, et al. Cost/Revenue Performance in an IMT-Advanced Scenario with Spectrum Aggregation over Non-Contiguous Frequency Bands ICT, Lisbon, Portugal 05/14
O. Holland White Spaces Across London Glasgow White Spaces Pilot event, Glasgow, UK (presentation) 05/14
F. Kaltenberger, F. Foukalas, O. D. Holland, S. Pietrzyk, et al. Spectrum Overlay through Aggregation of Heterogeneous Dispersed Bands EuCNC, Bologna, Italy 24/06/14
O. Holland, et al. Standardisation Plans; Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot Activities and Associated Standardisation Aspects EuCNC, Bologna, Italy
(Workshop 10 on RAS)
23/06/14
O. Holland, et al. Trials Led by the ICT-ACROPOLIS Network of Excellence Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot Stakeholders Event, London, UK 06/14
G. D. Ntouni, A.-A. A. Boulogeorgos, D. S. Karas, T. A. Tsiftsis, et al. Inter-band Carrier Aggregation in Heterogeneous Networks: Design and Assessment IEEE ISWCS, Barcelona, Spain 26/08/14
G. Vivier Practical aspects of Carrier Aggregation in LTE-A IEEE ISWCS, Barcelona, Spain 26/08/14
F. Foukalas, G. Vivier, S. Thao, F. Kaltenberger, et al. Spectrum OverLay Through Aggregation of Heterogeneous Dispersed Bands (SOLDER) IEEE ISWCS, Workshop 4, Barcelona, Spain (workshop organization) 26/08/14
O. D. Holland, N. Sastry, S. Ping, P. Chawdhry, et al. A Series of Trials in the UK as part of the Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot IEEE CCS, Rhine River, Germany 09/14
O. Holland, et al. TV White Spaces in the UK; A Major Trial within the Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot International Workshop on TV White Spaces, Seoul, Korea 11/14
O. Holland, et al. TV White Spaces in the UK, and a Major Trial within the Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot Wireless Innovation Forum European Conference, Rome, Italy 11/14
F. Kaltenberger, R. Knopp, N. Nikaein OpenAirInterface 4G: an open LTE network in a PC ETSI workshop on Reconfigurable Radio Systems – Status and novel Standards, Sophia Antipolis, France 3-4/12/14