Best Paper Awards

Hybrid Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Two-Way Relay Networks

Xing Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Yan Zhang (Simula Research Laboratory and University of Oslo, Norway); Zhenhai Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Jia Xing (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Wenbo Wang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

Field Experiment of Long-distance Broadband Communications in TV White Space Using IEEE 802.22 and IEEE 802.11af

Kentaro Ishizu (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan); Keigo Hasegawa (Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc., Japan); Keiichi Mizutani (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan); Hirokazu Sawada (NICT, Japan); Kei Yanagisawa (Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc., Japan); Keat-Beng Toh (Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc., Japan); Takeshi Matsumura (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan); Seishi Sasaki(Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc., Japan); Masahiro Asano (Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc., Japan); Homare Murakami (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan); Hiroshi Harada (National Institute of Information & Communications Technology (NICT), Japan)

Performance of Massive MIMO with Zero-Forcing Beamforming and Reduced Downlink Pilots

Qiang He (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Limin Xiao (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Xiaofeng Zhong (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Shidong Zhou (Tsinghua University, P.R. China)

 

Best Student Paper Awards

Group Sparsity in Dimensionality Reduction of Sparse Representation

Yang Liu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Xueming Li (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Chenyu Liu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Yufang Tang(Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

Automatic Tuning of Okumura-Hata Model on Railway Communications

Ana Beire (Refer Telecom – Serviços de Telecomunicações and ISEL, Portugal); Nuno Cota (Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal); Helder Pita (Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal); António J. Rodrigues (IT / Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal)

An Empirical Study on the Performance of a Spectrum Sensing Scheme for Cognitive Radio

Mary Claire Barela (University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines); Joel Joseph Jr. S. Marciano (University of the Philippines, Philippines)

 

Student Travel Grants

Realistic Performance Model for Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications

Veronika Shivaldova (Vienna University of Technology, Austria); Andreas Winkelbauer (Vienna University of Technology, Austria); Christoph F Mecklenbräuker (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

Users Coexistence Game Over Licensed and Unlicensed Bands

Donghao Zhu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Hui Tian (Beijng university of posts and telecommunications, P.R. China); Ziqiang Liu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Shaoshuai Fan (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

Improved Error Performance of Variable PPM for Visible Light Communication

Takashi Ozaki (Tokyo University of Science, Japan); Yusuke Kozawa (Tokyo University of Science, Japan); Yohtaro Umeda(Tokyo University of Science, Japan)