Technology/Policy Papers

Technology Program

Session 1: Novel Advancements in Spectrum Management

Tuesday, 7 March, 10:30 – 12:00

Chair: Przemyslaw Pawelczak, Assistant Professor, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Using Multiple Power Spectrum Measurements to Sense Signals with Partial Spectral Overlap
Mihir Laghate, Danijela Cabric (University of California Los Angeles, USA)

Spoofing Uplink Spatial Multiplexing with Diverse Spectrum
Adriana B. Flores, Edward W. Knightly (Rice University, USA)

IEEE 802.11af-based Baseband IC Prototype Enabling Compact and Low Power Consumption TV White-spaces Devices
Takeshi Matsumura (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) & Kyoto University, Japan); Kazuo Ibuka, Kentaro Ishizu, Homare Murakami and Fumihide Kojima (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan); Hiroshi Harada (National Institute of Information & Communications Technology (NICT), Japan)

Deep Architectures for Modulation Recognition
Nathan E West (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory); Tim O'Shea (Virginia Tech, USA)

Session 2: 2.4 GHz and above

Tuesday, 7 March, 15:30 – 17:00

Chair: Mariya Zheleva, Assistant Professor, University at Albany SUNY, USA

3.5 GHz Environmental Sensing Capability Sensitivity Requirements and Deployment
Thao Nguyen, Anirudha Sahoo, Michael R. Souryal, Timothy Hall (NIST, USA)

Sharing Under Licensed Shared Access in a Live LTE Network in the 2.3-2.4 GHz Band End-to-end Architecture and Compliance Results
Doriana Guiducci (Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy); Eva Spina (Italian Ministry of Economic Development, Italy); Pravir Chawdhry (Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy); Claudia Carciofi  and Valeria Petrini (Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy); Giuseppe De Sipio and Domenico Massimi (Ministry of Economic Development, Italy); Sergio Pompei (Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy); Seppo Yrjölä (Nokia Innovation Steering, Finland); Heikki Kokkinen (Fairspectrum, Finland); Jesus Llorente Santos, Vicent Ferrer Guasch and Jose Costa-Requena (Aalto University, Finland); Luigi Ardito (Qualcomm Inc., Italy); Pierre-Jean Muller (RED Technologies, France); Vesa Hartikainen (Nokia, Finland); Lucia Tudose (Nokia Solutions and Networks, Finland); Massimiliano Gianesin (Athonet, Italy); Fausto Grazioli and Donatella Caggiati (PosteMobile, Italy); Fabrizio Amerighi, Tommaso Magliocca and Domenico Spoto (Ministry of Economic Development, Italy)

Field Trial of the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service Governed by a Spectrum Access System (SAS)
Marko Palola, Marko Höyhtyä, Pekka Aho and Miia Mustonen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland); Tero Kippola and Marjo Heikkilä (Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland); Seppo Yrjölä (Nokia Innovation Steering, Finland); Vesa Hartikainen and Lucia Tudose (Nokia Solutions and Networks, Finland); Arto Kivinen, Reijo Ekman, Juhani Hallio and Jarkko Paavola (Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland); Marko Mäkeläinen (CWC, Finland); Tuomo Hänninen (University of Oulu, Finland)

Session 3: Scheduling, MAC and Time-Domain Management

Wednesday, 8 March, 13:30 -- 15:00

Chair: Ralf Bendlin, Principal Member of Technical Staff, 5G Radio Network Optimization at AT&T Labs

COTA: Channel Occupancy Time Adaptation for LTE in Unlicensed Spectrum
Kangjin Yoon, Taejun Park, Jihoon Kim, Weiping Sun, Sunwook Hwang, Ingab Kang and Sunghyun Choi (Seoul National University, Korea)

Sense-and-Predict: Opportunistic MAC Based on Spatial Interference Correlation for Cognitive Radio Networks
Jeemin Kim (Yonsei University, Korea); Seung-Woo Ko (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Han Cha and Seong-Lyun Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)

Impact of Asynchronous Transmissions in Noncontiguous OFDMA
Ratnesh Kumbhkar, Gokul Sridharan, Narayan Mandayam and Ivan Seskar (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA); Sastry Kompella (Naval Research Laboratory, USA)

Joint Transmission and Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Scheduling Optimization in Multi-Channel Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks
Arash Azarfar (Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada); Chun-Hao Liu (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Jean-François Frigon (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal and GERAD, Canada); Brunilde Sansò (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada); Danijela Cabric (University of California Los Angeles, USA)

Session 4: Spectrum (Re-)Use Analysis

Thursday, 9 March, 08:30 – 10:00

Chair: Anant Sahai, Associate Professor, University of California Berkeley, USA

TESSO: An Analytical Tool for Characterizing Aggregate Interference and Enabling Spatial Spectrum Sharing
Sudeep Bhattarai and Jung-Min (Jerry) Park (Virginia Tech, USA); William Lehr (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA); Bo Gao (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China)

Coverage and Rate Analysis of Super Wi-Fi Networks Using Stochastic Geometry
Neelakantan Nurani Krishnan,  Gokul Sridharan, Ivan Seskar and Narayan Mandayam (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA)

Probabilistic Reasoning and Risk-Constrained Dynamic Spectrum Access
Todd W Martin (George Mason University & Science and Technology Associates, Inc., USA); Kuochu Chang (George Mason University, USA)

Location Privacy from Dummy Devices in Database-Coordinated Spectrum Sharing
Nirajan Rajkarnikar (Carnegie Mellon University, USA & Universidade do Porto, Portugal); Jon M. Peha (Carnegie Mellon University & White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, USA); Ana C Aguiar (Instituto de Telecomunicações & University of Porto, Portugal)


Policy Program

Session 1: Governance and Licensing

Tuesday, 7 March, 13:30 – 15:00

Chair: Martin B.H. Weiss, Professor, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Fundamental Limits on Ex-Post Enforcement and Implications for Spectrum Rights
Vidya Muthukumar, Anant Sahai (UC Berkeley, USA)

How Can Polycentric Governance of Spectrum Work?
Martin B.H. Weiss, Prashant Krishnamurthy and Marcela Gomez (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

The Dynamic Policy License
Timothy X Brown (Carnegie Mellon University); Martin Saint (Carnegie Mellon University & University of Colorado Boulder, Rwanda)

Session 2: Interference Management

Wednesday, 8 March, 10:30 – 12:00

Chair: Giulia McHenry, Chief Economist, NTIA, USA

Measurement Procedures for Design and Enforcement of Harm Claim Thresholds
Janne Riihijärvi, Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Jean Pierre de Vries (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)

Radio Frequency Interference Monitoring System for Weather Satellite Ground Stations: Challenges and Opportunities
Pouyan Amirshahi (Noblis, Inc., USA); Steven Grippando (NOAA, USA)

Analysing Wi-Fi/LTE Coexistence to Demonstrate the Value of Risk-Informed Interference Assessment
Andra M. Voicu, Ljiljana Simić (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Jean Pierre de Vries (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA); Marina Petrova, Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Session 3: Competition and Shared Spectrum

Wednesday, 8 March, 15:30 – 17:00

Chair: Frederick Matos, NTIA, USA

The Impact of Short-Term Permits on Competition in Unlicensed Spectrum
Xu Wang and Randall A Berry (Northwestern University, USA)

Investing in Shared Spectrum
Chang Liu, Sihua Fu and Randall A Berry (Northwestern University, USA)

The Impact of Small-Cell Bandwidth Requirements on Strategic Operators
Cheng Chen (Intel Corporation, USA); Randall A Berry and Michael Honig (Northwestern University, USA); Vijay Subramanian (University of Michigan, USA)