IEEE Global Communications Conference
4–8 December 2022 // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Accelerating the Digital Transformation through Smart Communications

Symposia (In-Person): Monday, 5 Dec 2022

*All times are BRT (GMT-3)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 8:00-9:30

Machine Learning & AI for Security (CISS-1)

Time: 8:00-9:30 BRT
Room: Capri I
Chair: Lourenço Pereira
Dynamic Deep Neural Network Adversarial Attacks for Edge-based IoT Devices
Mohammed Ayyat, Tamer Nadeem and Santosh Nukavarapu (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)
Towards Automated Fuzzing of 4G/5G Protocol Implementations Over the Air
Matheus Eduardo Garbelini, Zewen Shang and Sudipta Chattopadhyay (Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore); Sumei Sun and Ernest Kurniawan (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)
Deep Learning-based Multi-PLC Anomaly Detection in Industrial Control Systems
Do?analp Ergenç (University Hamburg, Germany); Philip Gawehn (University of Hamburg, Germany); Mathias Fischer (Universität Hamburg, Germany)
Generalizing Flow Classification for Distributed Denial-of-Service over Different Networks
Leonardo Henrique Melo and Gustavo de Carvalho Bertoli (Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil); Marcelo Domingues (Brazilian Marine, Brazil); Osamu Saotome (Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, Brazil); Aldri Santos (Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil); Lourenço Alves Pereira, Jr (ITA - Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil)
FERST: A Full ECG Reception System for User Authentication using Two-stage Deep Learning
Amr Salah Kassab, Stella Banou, Debashri Roy and Kaushik Chowdhury (Northeastern University, USA)

Beyond 5G Systems (CQRM-1)

Time: 8:00-9:30 BRT
Room: Capri II
Chair: Arslan Usman
Optimal Offloading Strategies for Edge-Computing via Mean-Field Games and Control
Kai Cui, Mustafa Burak Yilmaz and Anam Tahir (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Anja Klein (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Heinz Koeppl (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)
Distributed Bio-inspired Configuration of Virtualized Mission-critical Networks
Do?analp Ergenç (University Hamburg, Germany); David Sorejevic (University of Hamburg, Germany); Mathias Fischer (Universität Hamburg, Germany)
Scalable end-to-end slice embedding and reconfiguration based on independent DQN agents
Pavlos Doanis (EURECOM, France); Theodoros Giannakas (Paris Research Center, Huawei Technologies, France); Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos (EURECOM & EURECOM, France)
SafeSCHEMA: Multi-domain Orchestration of Slices based on SafeRL for B5G Networks
Anestis Dalgkitsis (Iquadrat & Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain); Ashima Chawla (Ericsson, Ireland); Anne-Marie C. Bosneag (Ericsson Ireland Research Centre, Ireland); Christos Verikoukis (UoP & UB, Spain)
Interplay between Distributed AI Workflow and URLLC
Milad Ganjalizadeh (KTH-Ericsson, Sweden); Hossein Shokri Ghadikolaei (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Johan Haraldson (Ericsson, Sweden); Marina Petrova (KTH Royal Institute of Technolgy, Sweden)

Virtual Reality and Video Streaming (CSSM-1)

Time: 8:00-9:30 BRT
Room: Capri III
Chair: Eduardo Cerqueira
End-to-End Deep Learning Proactive Content Caching Framework
Eslam Mohamed Bakr, Eslam Bakr (Cairo University & Valeo Egypt, Egypt); Hamza Ben-Ammar (La Rochelle Université, L3i, France); Hesham Eraqi (American University, EGYPT, Egypt); Sherif Aly (American University in cairo, Egypt); Tamer ElBatt (The American University in Cairo (AUC) & Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt); Yacine Ghamri-Doudane (University of la Rochelle, France)
Subjective Quality of Experience Assessment in Mobile Cloud Games
Henrique. Rossi (Lulea University of Technology, Sweden); Niclas Ögren (InfoVista, Sweden); Karan Mitra (Luleå University of Technology, Sweden); Irina Cotanis (Infovista, Sweden); Christer Åhlund (Lulea University of Technology, Sweden); Per Johansson (Infovista Sweden AB, Sweden)
Hybrid P2P-CDN Architecture for Live Video Streaming: An Online Learning Approach
Reza Farahani (University of Klagenfurt, Austria); Abdelhak Bentaleb (National University of Singapore, Singapore); Ekrem Çetinkaya (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt & Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Austria); Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria); Roger Zimmermann (National University of Singapore, Singapore); Hermann Hellwagner (Klagenfurt University, Austria)
Service Chaining Graph: Latency- and Energy-aware Mobile VR Deployment over MEC Infrastructures
Alisson Medeiros, Antonio Di Maio and Torsten Ingo Braun (University of Bern, Switzerland); Augusto J. Venancio Neto (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Brazil & Instituto de Telecomunicações Aveiro, Portugal)
Short-Term Trajectory Prediction for Full-Immersive Multiuser VR with Redirected Walking
Filip Lemic (University of Antwerpen - imec, Belgium); Jakob Struye (University of Antwerp - imec, Belgium); Jeroen Famaey (University of Antwerp & Imec, Belgium)

Applications of Machine/Deep Learning (IoTSN-1)

Time: 8:00-9:30 BRT
Room: Capri IV
Chair: Yagmur Yigit
On the Design of Communication-Efficient Federated Learning for Health Monitoring
Dong Chu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China); Wael Jaafar (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada); Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University, Canada)
IoT and transfer learning based urban river quality prediction
Tharsana Balachandran, Thiago Abreu and Manel Naloufi (Université Paris-Est Créteil, France); Sami Souihi (University Paris Est UPEC, France); Françoise Lucas (Université Paris-Est Créteil, France); Aurélie Janne (Syndicat Marne Vive, France)
Model-based Federated Reinforcement Distillation
Sefutsu Ryu and Shinya Takamaeda-Yamazaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Optimised CNN for Human Counting Using Spectrograms of Probabilistic WiFi CSI
Aryan Sharma (University of New South Wales, Australia); Wenqi Jiang (UNSW, Australia); Deepak Mishra (University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, Australia); Sanjay Jha (University of NSW, Australia); Aruna Seneviratne (University of New South Wales, Australia)
A Reinforcement Learning Approach for Energy Efficient Beamforming in NOMA Systems
Yuqin Liu, Ruikang Zhong, Mona Jaber (Queen Mary University of London, UK)

Resource allocation and design (SAC-10)

Time: 8:00-9:30 BRT
Room: Oceania III
Chair: Aydin Sezgin
A GNN Approach for Cell-Free Massive MIMO
Lou Salaun (Nokia Bell Labs, France); Hong Yang (Bell Labs, USA); Shashwat Mishra and Chung Shue Chen (Nokia Bell Labs, France)
Flexible Unsupervised Learning for Massive MIMO Subarray Hybrid Beamforming
Hamed Hojatian (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada); Jeremy Nadal (Polytechnique Montreal, Canada); Jean-François Frigon (Polytechnique Montréal, Canada); François Leduc-Primeau (Polytechnique Montreal, Canada & IMT Atlantique, France)
Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach for UAV-Assisted Mobile Edge Computing Networks
Sangwon Hwang (Korea Technology Finance Corporation); Juseong Park (University of Texas at Austin, USA); Hoon Lee (Pukyong National University, Korea (South)); Mintae Kim and Inkyu Lee (Korea University, Korea (South))
Intelligent Admission Control in 6G Networks for Resource-efficient Reliable Connectivity
Priyanka Pathak, Susanna Schwarzmann and Riccardo Trivisonno (Huawei Technologies, Germany); Marius Pesavento (Technische Universität Darmstadt & Merckstr. 25, Germany)
Study on the Interference of a Communication System based on a Meta-surface in mmWave
Carola Rizza (Inria, France); Valeria Loscrí (Inria Lille-Nord Europe, France)

Topics in IoT (IoTSN-7)

Time: 8:00-9:30 BRT
Room: Oceania IX
Chair: Edmundo Madeira
Single-Antenna Sensor Localization with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces
Zi Ye and Faryal Junaid (Luleå Tekniska Universitet, Sweden); Rickard Nilsson and Jaap van de Beek (Luleå University of Technology, Sweden)
BlueTiSCH: A Multi-PHY Simulation of Low-Power 6TiSCH IoT Networks
Chloe Bae and Shiwen Yang (Dalhousie University, Canada); Michael Baddeley (Technology Innovation Institute, United Arab Emirates); Atis Elsts (Institute of Electronics and Computer Science, Latvia); Israat Haque (Dalhousie University, Canada)
LASUA: A Lightweight Authentication Scheme with User Anonymity for IoT-Enabled Mobile Cloud
Vincent Amande (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain); Kuljeet Kaur (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada); Sahil Garg (Resilient Machine Learning Institute (ReMI), Canada); Mohsen Guizani (MBZUAI, United Arab Emirates)
Energy Saving on Constrained 12-Leads Electrocardiogram Real-Time Monitoring Platform
Hebatalla Ouda and Hossam S. Hassanein (Queen's University, Canada); Khalid Elgazzar and Abeer Badawi (Ontario Tech University, Canada)
Packet Delivery Ratio Guarantees for Differentiated LoRaWAN Services
Alessandro Aimi (Orange Labs, France), Fabrice M. Guillemin (Orange Labs, France), Stephane Rovedakis (CNAM, Cedric Laboratory, France),  Stefano Secci (Cnam, France)

Beamforming & Channel Modeling (WC-1)

Time: 8:00-9:30 BRT
Room: Oceania VII
Chair: Hazem Refai
RF chain-wise Clustering for Centralized mm-wave Cell-Free massive MIMO with Hybrid Beamforming
Shunsuke Kamiwatari, Issei Kanno and Takeo Ohseki (KDDI Research, Inc., Japan); Kosuke Yamazaki (KDDI Research Inc., Japan); Yoji Kishi (KDDI Research, Inc., Japan)
Joint optimal beamforming and power control in cell-free massive MIMO
Lorenzo Miretti (Technical University of Berlin & Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz Institute, Germany); Renato L. G. Cavalcante (Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany); Slawomir Stanczak (Technische Universität Berlin & Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany)
Wi-Fi Standard Technology Identification Employing Dynamic Mode Decomposition Modeling
Ahmed Elsebaay (The University of Oklahoma, USA); Hazem Refai (Oklahoma University, USA)
WiLi - Vehicular Wireless Channel Dataset enriched with LiDAR and Radar Data
Benjamin Rainer and Stefan Zelenbaba (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria); Anja Daki? (AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria); Markus Hofer (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria); David Löschenbrand and Thomas Zemen (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria); Xiaochun Ye (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China); Guo Nan (Institute of Computing Technology, Austria); Peter Priller and Stefan Teschl (AVL List GmbH, Austria)
Beyond Codebook-Based Analog Beamforming at mmWave: Compressed Sensing and Machine Learning Methods
Hamed Pezeshki (Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., USA); Fabio Massoli (Qualcomm Technologies Netherlands, The Netherlands); Arash Behboodi (Qualcomm, NL, The Netherlands); Taesang Yoo (Qualcomm Inc., USA); Arumugam Kannan (Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated, USA); Mahmoud Taherzadeh Boroujeni (Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., USA); Qiaoyu Li (Qualcomm Wireless Communications Technologies (China) Limited, China); Tao Luo (Qualcomm, USA); Joseph B. Soriaga (Qualcomm, Inc., USA)

Aerial Networks (SAC-1)

Time: 8:00-9:30 BRT
Room: Oceania VIII
Chair: Rizqi Hersyandika
Age-of-Updates Optimization for UAV-assisted Networks
Mouhamed Naby Ndiaye (Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco); El Houcine Bergou (UM6P, Morocco); Mounir Ghogho (UIR, Morocco); Hajar EL Hammouti (Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco)
Uplink coexistence for high throughput UAVs in cellular networks
Ayat Zaki Hindi and Rafhael Amorim (Aalborg University, Denmark); István Z. Kovács (Nokia Bell Labs & Aalborg, Denmark); Jeroen Wigard (Nokia Bell Labs, Denmark)
On the Optimization of Cellular Networks for UAV Aerial Corridor Support
Matteo Bernabè (Huawei Technologies, France); David López-Pérez (Huawei Technologies France, France); David Gesbert (Eurecom Institute, France); Harvey Bao (Huawei Technologies, FRC, France)
Max-min Rate Deployment Optimization for Backhaul-limited Robotic Aerial 6G Small Cells
Yuan Liao and Vasilis Friderikos (King's College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Performance Analysis of Double-Scattered Double-Shadowed Channel Model for UAV-to-Ground Systems
Caslav Stefanovic and Ana Garcia Armada (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 14:00-15:30

Attack prediction, detection, response, and prevention (CISS-2)

Time: 14:00-15:30 BRT
Room: Capri I
Chair: Aldri Santos
Service Migration Authentication Protocol for MEC
Pasika S Ranaweera (University College Dublin, Ireland & University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka); Awaneesh Kumar Yadav (Indian Institute of Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India); Madhusanka Liyanage (University College Dublin, Ireland & University of Oulu, Finland); Anca Delia Jurcut (University College Dublin, Ireland)
Feasible Time Delay Attacks Against the Precision Time Protocol
Andreas Finkenzeller and Thomas Wakim (Technical University Munich, Germany); Mohammad Hamad and Sebastian Steinhorst (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
DISMISS-BSM: an architecture for detecting position spoofing in Basic Safety Messages
Fernando S Dutra (Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronaútica & Exército Brasileiro, Brazil); Kenniston A Bonfim (Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) & Centro Cooperativo Sicoob, Brazil); Carlos Eduardo Travagini Siqueira (ITA - Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil); Aldri Santos (Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil); Rodolfo Meneguette (University of São Paulo, Brazil); Lourenço Alves Pereira, Jr (ITA - Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil)

Multiple Access and Advanced Transmission Techniques (CQRM-2)

Time: 14:00-15:30 BRT
Room: Capri II
Chair: Takeshi Hirai
Revealing the Benefits of Rate-Splitting Multiple Access for Uplink IoT Traffic
Abhishek Kumar and Frank Y. Li (University of Agder, Norway); Jorge Martinez-Bauset (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)
Power Level Design-aware Throughput Analysis Grant-Free Power-Domain NOMA in mMTC
Takeshi Hirai, Naoki Wakamiya and Rei Oda (Osaka University, Japan)
Rate Meta-distribution in mmW D2D Networks with Beam Misalignment
Yibo Quan (LTCI, Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris & Orange Labs, France); Marceau Coupechoux (LTCI, Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, France); Jean-Marc Kelif (Orange Labs, France)
Fast Wireless Backhaul: A Multi-Connectivity Enabled mmWave Cellular System
Athanasios Koutsaftis and Mustafa F. Ozkoc (New York University, USA); Fraida Fund (NYU Tandon School of Engineering, USA); Pei Liu (New York University, USA); Shivendra Panwar (New York University & Tandon School of Engineering, USA)
Uplink Cluster-Based Radio Resource Scheduling for HetNet mMTC Scenarios
Abdelrahman M Ramadan (Queen's University, Canada), Nizar Zorba (Qatar University, Qatar) Hossam S. Hassanein (Queen's University, Canada)

Radio and Cellular Networks (CSSM-2)

Time: 14:00-15:30 BRT
Room: Capri III
Chair: Adlen Ksentini
Zero-Rating, One Big Mess: Analyzing Differential Pricing Practices of European MNOs
Gabriel Karl Gegenhuber (University of Vienna & SBA Research gGmbH, Austria); Wilfried Mayer (SBA Research gGmbH, Austria); Edgar Weippl (University of Vienna, Austria)
A Coverage-Aware VNF Placement and Resource Allocation Approach for Disaggregated vRANs
Victor Hugo Lázaro Lopes (Federal Institute of Education, Science, and Technology of Goiás - IFG & IFG, Brazil); Aldebaro Klautau (Universidade Federal do Para, Brazil); Gabriel Almeida (Federal University of Goiás, Brazil); Kleber V Cardoso (Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil)
Efficient allocation of disaggregated RAN functions and Multi-access Edge Computing services
Luciano de S. Fraga and Gabriel Almeida (Federal University of Goiás, Brazil); Sand Correa (Universidade Federal de Goias (UFG), Brazil); Cristiano Bonato Both (Unisinos University, Brazil); Leizer Pinto (Federal University of Goiás, Brazil); Kleber V Cardoso (Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil)

Edge Computing (IoTSN-2)

Time: 14:00-15:30 BRT
Room: Capri IV
Chair: Ayman Radwan
A Novel SDN-enabled Edge Computing Load Balancing Scheme for IoT Video Analytics
Pouria Pourrashidi Shahrbabaki, Rodolfo W. L. Coutinho and Yousef R. Shayan (Concordia University, Canada)
Multi-Criteria Modeled Live Service Migration for Heterogeneous Edge Computing
Ayman Radwan (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Hao Ran Chi (Instituto de Telecomunicações and Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal); Daniel Corujo (University of Aveiro & Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); José Quevedo, Rui Silva and David Santos (Instituto de Telecomunicações & Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal); Rui L Aguiar (University of Aveiro & Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Osama Abboud (Huawei Technologies Dusseldorf GmbH, Germany); Artur Hecker (Huawei, Germany)
Deadline-constrained Multi-resource Task Mapping and Allocation for Edge-Cloud Systems
Chuanchao Gao, Aryaman Shaan and Arvind Easwaran (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Heuristic-Based Proactive Service Migration Induced by Dynamic Computation Load in Edge Computing
Amr M. Zaki and Sara A. Elsayed (Queen's University, Canada); Khalid Elgazzar (Ontario Tech University, Canada); Hossam S. Hassanein (Queen's University, Canada)
Fundamentals and Performance of the LoRaWAN Downlink: an Experimental Approach
Mohamed Hamnache (University of Toulouse, France); Rahim Kacimi (IRIT/UPS, University of Toulouse, France); André-Luc Beylot (University of Toulouse, France)

Quantum Communications (SAC-11)

Time: 14:00-15:30 BRT
Room: Oceania III
Chair: Robert Malaney / Peter Mueller
A Three-Mode Erasure Code for Continuous Variable Quantum Communications
Eduardo Villasenor and Robert Malaney (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Frame Synchronization for Quantum Key Distribution Systems
Sara Mantey and Mariana Ramos (Instituto de Telecomunicações and University of Aveiro, Portugal); Nuno Alexandre Silva (Instituto de Telecomunicações & University of Aveiro, Portugal); Armando Nolasco Pinto (Instituto de Telecomunicações - Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal); Nelson Muga (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal)
Radio Propagation Analysis Using Quantum Annealing
Tetsuro Imai (Tokyo Denki University, Japan); Wataru Yamada, Minoru Inomata and Nobuaki Kuno (NTT, Japan)
The Design and Implementation of a Hybrid Classical-Quantum Annealing Polar Decoder
Srikar Kasi (Princeton University, USA); John Kaewell (InterDigital, USA); Kyle Jamieson (Princeton University, USA)
Quantum Discrimination of Noisy Photon-Subtracted Squeezed States
Andrea Giani (University of Ferrara, Italy); Moe Z. Win (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA); Andrea Conti (DE and CNIT, University of Ferrara, Italy)

Topics in Wireless Communications (WC-2)

Time: 14:00-15:30 BRT
Room: Oceania VII
Chair: Miguel Elias Campista
Guard Beam: Protecting mmWave Communication through In-Band Early Blockage Prediction
Rizqi Hersyandika (KU Leuven, Belgium); Yang Miao (University of Twente, The Netherlands); Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven, Belgium)
MAC Scheduling in Joint Communications and Sensing Networks Based on Virtual Queues
Husheng Li (Purdue University, USA)
Power Allocation for Joint Communication and Sensing in Cell-Free Massive MIMO
Zinat Behdad, Özlem Tu?fe Demir, Ki Won Sung, Emil Björnson and Cicek Cavdar (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Implementation of Physical Layer Security into 5G NR Systems and E2E Latency Assessment
Luis A. Torres-Figueroa (Technische Universität München, Germany); Markus Hörmann and Moritz Wiese (Technical University of Munich, Germany); Ullrich J Mönich (Technische Universität München, Germany); Holger Boche (Technical University Munich, Germany); Oliver Holschke and Marc Geitz (Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany)

Learning in Aerial Networks (SAC-2)

Time: 14:00-15:30 BRT
Room: Oceania VIII
Chair: Giovanni Geraci
UAV-Aided Multi-Community Federated Learning
Mohamad Mestoukirdi and Omid Esrafilian (EURECOM, France); David Gesbert (Eurecom Institute, France); Qianrui Li (Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre Europe, France)
Hierarchial-DQN Position-Aided Beamforming for Uplink mmWave Cellular-Connected UAVs
Praneeth Susarla (University of Oulu, Finland); Yansha Deng (King's College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Markku Juntti and Olli Silvén (University of Oulu, Finland)
Dynamic Spectrum Sharing in Cellular Based Urban Air Mobility via Deep Reinforcement Learning
Ruixuan Han and Hongxiang Li (University of Louisville, USA); Eric Knoblock, Michael Gasper and Rafael Apaza (NASA & Glenn Research Center, USA)
Trajectory Optimization for Fast Sensor Energy Replenishment using UAVs as RF sources
Igor Dias da Silva (Université Côte d'Azur, France); Yann Busnel (IMT Atlantique & IRISA, France); Christelle Caillouet (Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, Inria, I3S, France)
Securing Federated Learning against Overwhelming Collusive Attackers
Priyesh Ranjan, Ashish Gupta, Federico Corò and Sajal K. Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)

Best Papers Awards Session (BEST PAPERS)

Time: 14:00-15:30 BRT
Room: Oceania IX
Chair: Ekram Hossain
RSMA for Dual-Polarized Massive MIMO Networks: A SIC-Free Approach
Arthur S. de Sena, Pedro H. J. Nardelli, Daniel B. da Costa, Petar Popovski, Constantinos B. Papadias, Merouane Debbah
Vandermonde Constrained Tensor Decomposition for Hybrid Beamforming in Multi-Carrier MIMO Systems 
Mohamed Salah Ibrahim, Akshay Malhotra, Mihaela Beluri, Arnab Roy, and Shahab Hamidi-Rad
UAV Communications in Integrated Terrestrial and Non-terrestrial Networks
Mohamed Benzaghta, Giovanni Geraci, Rasoul Nikbakht, and David López-Pérez
Real-time Optimal Multibeam and Power Allocation in 5G Satellite-Terrestrial IoT Networks
Trung Q. Duong (Queen's University Belfast, UK), Long D. Nguyen (Dong Nai University, Vietnam), Tinh T. Bui (Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam), Khanh D. Pham (Air Force Research Laboratory & University of New Mexico, USA)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 16:00-17:30

Physical Layer Security & Privacy-Preserving Techniques (CISS-3)

Time: 16:00-17:30 BRT
Room: Capri I
Chair: Daniel Batista
Assessing the Presence of Intentional Waveform Structure In Preamble-based SEI
Joshua Tyler, Mohamed K Fadul, Donald R Reising and Yu Liang (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA)
Effects of Quantization on Federated Learning with Local Differential Privacy
Muah Kim (University of Dresden, Germany); Onur Günlü (Linköping University, Sweden); Rafael F. Schaefer (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)
A Federated Learning Approach for Improving Security in Network Slicing
Shalitha Wijethilaka (University College Dublin, Ireland); Madhusanka Liyanage (University College Dublin, Ireland & University of Oulu, Finland)
Honeypot-based Cyber Deception Against Malicious Reconnaissance via Hypergame Theory
Ahmed H. Anwar (US Army Research Lab, USA); Mu Zhu (North Carolina State University, USA); Zeilin Wan and Jin-Hee Cho (Virginia Tech, USA); Munindar P. Singh (North Carolina State University, USA); Charles A Kamhoua (US Army Research Laboratory & Network Science Division, USA)

Quality and Security (CQRM-3)

Time: 16:00-17:30 BRT
Room: Capri II
Chair: Nizar Zorba
Can Recommenders Compensate for Low QoS?
Mateus Nogueira (UFRJ, Brazil); Daniel Menasché (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos (EURECOM & EURECOM, France); Pavlos Sermpezis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Carlos Bravo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Intelligent Reflective Surface vs. Mobile Relay-supported NLoS Avoidance in Indoor mmWave Networks
Maria Bustamante Madrid (University of Antwerp - imec, Belgium); Jeroen Famaey (University of Antwerp & Imec, Belgium); Filip Lemic (University of Antwerpen - imec, Belgium)
Federated Deep Reinforcement Learning for Resource Allocation in O-RAN Slicing
Han Zhang and Hao Zhou (University of Ottawa, Canada); Melike Erol-Kantarci (University of Ottawa & Ericsson, Canada)
Intrusion Detection Model Updates Through GAN Data Augmentation and Transfer Learning
Pedro Horchulhack (PUCPR, Brazil); Eduardo Viegas and Altair O. Santin (Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR), Brazil); Jhonathan Geremias (PUCPR, Brazil)
Macroscopic Analysis of IoT Botnets
Hatem Aied Almazarqi (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Mathew Woodyard (Okta, Inc., USA & Bad Packets LLC, USA); Troy Mursch (Okta, Inc. & Bad Packets LLC, USA); Dimitrios P Pezaros and Angelos K. Marnerides (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Cognitive Radios and AI Enabled Neworks (CRAEN-1)

Time: 16:00-17:30 BRT
Room: Capri III
Chair: Xidong Um
Recursive Router Metrics Prediction Using ML-based Node Modeling for Network Digital Replica
Kyota Hattori (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan); Tomohiro Korikawa (NTT, Japan); Chikako Takasaki, Hidenari Oowada and Masafumi Shimizu (NTT Corporation, Japan)
Proactive Resource Management for Predictive 5G Uplink Slicing
Dennis Overbeck, Niklas A. Wagner, Fabian Kurtz and Christian Wietfeld (TU Dortmund University, Germany)
Neuro-Symbolic Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Intent based Semantic Communication
Christo Kurisummoottil Thomas and Walid Saad (Virginia Tech, USA)

Emerging Applications and Systems (IoTSN-3)

Time: 16:00-17:30 BRT
Room: Capri IV
Chair: Xiaojiang Du
Joint Sensing and Communications for Deep Reinforcement Learning based Beam Management in 6G
Yujie Yao and Hao Zhou (University of Ottawa, Canada); Melike Erol-Kantarci (University of Ottawa & Ericsson, Canada)
Real-Time Jaywalking Detection and Notification System using Deep Learning and Multi-Object Tracking
Sifatul Mostafi, Weimin Zhao, Sittichai Sukreep, Akramul Azim and Khalid Elgazzar (Ontario Tech University, Canada)
DRIVE-B5G: A Flexible and Scalable Platform Testbed for B5G-V2X Networks
Taki Eddine Toufik Djaidja (University of Bourgogne - ISAT Nevers, France); Bouziane Brik (University of Bourgogne, France); Abdelwahab Boualouache (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Sidi-Mohammed Senouci (University of Bourgogne - ISAT Nevers, France); Yacine Ghamri-Doudane (University of la Rochelle, France)
JUNO: Jump-Start Reinforcement Learning-based Node Selection for UWB Indoor Localization
Zohreh HajiAkhondi-Meybodi (Concordia University, Canada); Ming Hou (Defence R&D Canada, Canada); Arash Mohammadi (Concordia University, Canada)
TLS Early Data Resistance to Replay Attacks in Wireless Internet of Things
Kim Sung Yong and Danylo Goncharskyi (Telecom Paris, France); Pengwenlong Gu (TELECOM Paris & IP Paris, France); Ahmed Serhrouchni (ENST, France); Rida Khatoun (Telecom ParisTech, France); Farid Nait-Abdesselam (University of Missouri Kansas City, USA); Jean-Jacques Grund (Telecom Paris & IP Paris, France)

Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces (SAC-12)

Time: 16:00-17:30 BRT
Room: Oceania III
Chair: Valeria Loscri
Channel Estimation for RIS-Aided mmWave MIMO System from 1-Sparse Recovery Perspective
Zhendong Peng (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China); Gui Zhou (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Cunhua Pan and Hong Ren (Southeast University, China)
OAM-based Holographic MIMO using Large Intelligent Surfaces
Giulia Torcolacci (DEI, University of Bologna and WiLab-CNIT, Italy); Nicolò Decarli (CNR - IEIIT, Italy & WiLab/CNIT, Italy); Davide Dardari (University of Bologna & CNIT, Italy)
Simultaneous RIS Tuning and Differential Data Transmission for MISO OFDM Wireless Systems
Kun Chen-Hu (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); George C. Alexandropoulos (University of Athens, Greece); Ana Garcia Armada (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
Power Scaling Law for Optical IRSs and Comparison with Optical Relays
Hedieh Ajam and Marzieh Najafi (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany); Vahid Jamali (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany); Robert Schober (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Blue Communications for Edge Computing: the Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces Opportunity
Fatima Ezzahra Airod (CEA-LETI, France); Mattia Merluzzi and Antonio Clemente (CEA-Leti, France); Emilio Calvanese Strinati (CEA-LETI, France)

mmWave Communications & Localization (WC-3)

Time: 16:00-17:30 BRT
Room: Oceania VII
Chair: Athanasios Kanatas
Uplink D-MIMO Processing and Combining Using Kalman Filter
Ke Wang Helmersson (Ericsson Research, Sweden), Pål Frenger (Ericsson Research, Ericsson AB, Sweden), Anders Helmersson (Linköping University, Sweden)
Angular Distance-Based Performance Analysis of mmWave Cellular Networks
Charalampos Armeniakos and Athanasios G. Kanatas (University of Piraeus, Greece)
Designing a Broadband MIMO Antenna for Next Generation Wireless Communication Systems
Sarosh Ahmad (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain & Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF), Pakistan); Wael Jaafar (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada); Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University, Canada)
Effects of Beam Misalignment on Heterogeneous Cellular Networks with Mm-Wave Small Cells
Muhammad Saad Zia, Douglas Blough and Mary Ann Weitnauer (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Cloud Networking (SAC-3)

Time: 16:00-17:30 BRT
Room: Oceania VIII
Chair: Flavia Delicato
A Framework for Storage-Accuracy Optimization of IoT Forensic Analysis
Fabio Palmese and Alessandro E. C. Redondi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Detection of Service Provider Hardware Over-commitment in Container Orchestration Environments
Pedro Horchulhack (PUCPR, Brazil); Eduardo Viegas and Altair O. Santin (Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR), Brazil)
Reducing Average Job Completion Time for DAG-style Jobs by Adding Idle Slots
Yubin Duan and Jie Wu (Temple University, USA)
Design of fog computing infrastructures with rotary-wing UAVs
Rodrigo Augusto Cardoso da Silva (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil); Nelson L. S. da Fonseca (State University of Campinas, Brazil)
A Shapley Value-based Strategy for Resource Allocation in Vehicular Clouds
Aguimar Ribeiro, Jr. (University of São Paulo, Brazil); Geraldo Rocha Filho (University of Brasilia, Brazil); Daniel Guidoni (Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil); Robson E. De Grande (Brock University, Canada); Sandra Sampaio (University of Manchester, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Rodolfo Meneguette (University of São Paulo, Brazil)

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