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

WS08: Emerging Topics in 6G Communications (6GComm) - VIRTUAL


*All times are BRT (GMT-3)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 09:00-11:00


Time: 09:00-11:00 BRT
Learning-Based Joint Channel Prediction and Antenna Selection for Massive MIMO with Partial CSI
Ke He, Thang X. Vu, Symeon Chatzinotas and Björn Ottersten (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Channel State Feedback with Neural Networks: A Discrete Representation Learning Approach
Yongjun Kim (KAIST & Samsung, Korea (South)); Junho Lee (Samsung, Korea (South)); Jaein Kim (Samsung, Korea (South), Korea (South)); Hyunseung Joo (Samsung, Korea (South)); Hui Won Je (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South)); Jungwon Lee (Samsung Semiconductor, Inc., USA)
Performance Analysis of Cell-Free Massive MIMO Systems with Asynchronous Reception
Jiakang Zheng, Zhuoyi Zhao and Jiayi Zhang (Beijing Jiaotong University, China); Julian Cheng (University of British Columbia, Canada); Victor C.M. Leung (Shenzhen University, China & The University of British Columbia, Canada)
Adaptive LLR-based APs selection for Grant-Free Random Access in Cell-Free Massive MIMO
Roberto B. Di Renna (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil); Rodrigo C. de Lamare (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & University of York, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Hardware-Impaired FD Multi-Cell Massive MIMO With Correlated Rician Channels
Vishal Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India); Dheeraj Naidu Amudala (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India); Rohit Budhiraja (IIT Kanpur, India)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 15:00-16:00

Detection and Localization

Time: 15:00-16:00 BRT
Interference Suppression in Multi-Node Joint Communication-Radar Network
Chengzhao Shan (Harbin Institute of Technology, China); Jun Shi (School of Electronics and Information Engineering, China); Honglin Zhao (Harbin Institute of Technology, China); Xuejun Sha (Communication Research Center, Harbin Institute of Technology, China); Di Zhang (Zhengzhou University, China); Arumugam Nallanathan (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Near-Optimal Detection of CE-OFDM Signals with High Power Efficiency via GAMP-based Receivers
Manuel Jose Lopez Morales (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Rui Dinis (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, University Nova de Lisboa & FCT-UNL, Portugal); Ana Garcia Armada (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
Enhanced Multiple Angles-of-Arrival Detection Using Non-uniform Sub-connection in Hybrid Beamforming
Yu-Chen Liu and Hsuan-Jung Su (National Taiwan University, Taiwan); Yasuhiro Takano (Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
Simultaneous Multi-User MIMO Communications and Multi-Target Tracking with Full Duplex Radios
Md Atiqul Islam (Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., USA); George C. Alexandropoulos (University of Athens, Greece); Besma Smida (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Finite Precision Implementation of Recursive Algorithms for Uplink Detection in Cell-Free Networks
Vida Ranjbar, Sofie Pollin and Marc Moonen (KU Leuven, Belgium)


Time: 15:00-16:00 BRT
Service-based RAN: the next phase of cloud RAN
Na Li (China Mobile Research Institute, China); Guangyi Liu (Research Institute of China Mobile, China); Huimin Zhang (The Research Institution of China Mobile, China); Junshuai Sun (China Mobile Research Institution, China); Quan Zhao, Yun Zhao and Zhou Tong (China Mobile Research Institute, China)
Cloud and Network Operating System for 6G: Definition, Architecture and Challenges
Yaping Cao, Yiqun Li, Qiong Sun, Ying Sun, Guangfeng Luo and Bo Liu (China Telecom Research Institute, China)
Dynamic Unicast-Multicast Scheduling for Age-Optimal Information Dissemination in Vehicular Networks
Ahmed A. Al-habob and Hina Tabassum (York University, Canada); Omer Waqar (Thompson Rivers University (TRU), Canada)
Joint Communication and Computation in Hybrid Cloud/Mobile Edge Computing Networks
Robert-Jeron Reifert (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany); Hayssam Dahrouj (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) & Center of Excellence for NEOM Research, Canada); Basem Shihada (KAUST, Saudi Arabia); Aydin Sezgin (RUB, Germany); Tareq Y. Al-Naffouri (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, USA); Mohamed-Slim Alouini (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia)
MABAMS: Multi-Armed Bandit-Aided Mode Selection in Cooperative Buffer-Aided Relay Networks
Nikolaos Nomikos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece); Themistoklis Charalambous and Risto Wichman (Aalto University, Finland)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 17:00-18:00


Time: 17:00-18:00 BRT
Long Short-Term Memory Based Millimeter Wave Beam Change Prediction via Real-World Data
Qiaoyu Li (Qualcomm Wireless Communications Technologies (China) Limited, China); Arumugam Kannan (Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated, USA); Himanshu Joshi (Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., USA); Taesang Yoo (Qualcomm Inc., USA); Philip Sisk, Mahmoud Taherzadeh Boroujeni and Hamed Pezeshki (Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., USA); Tao Luo (Qualcomm, USA)
Enhanced Redundant Scheme Based on Weighted Cluster-Head Selection for Critical 6G Infrastructures
Grace Khayat (University of Nicosia & Mobile Systems Laboratory, Cyprus); Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis (University of Nicosia & University of Nicosia Research Foundation, Cyprus); Andreas Pitsillides (University of Cyprus, Cyprus & University of Johannesburg Visiting, South Africa); Jordi Mongay Batalla (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland); Evangelos K. Markakis (Hellenic Mediteranean University, Greece); Andreas Andreou (University of Nicosia Research Foundation, Cyprus)
Attention Mechanism for Beam Prediction in mmWave Communications with Mission-Critical Applications
Rui Wang (University of Sydney, Australia); Changyang She (The University of Sydney, Australia); Yonghui Li and Branka Vucetic (University of Sydney, Australia)
Artificial Intelligence-Based Spatial Domain Beam Prediction for 5G Beyond
Jun Zuo (CMCC, China); Jiazhen Zhang and Yuhua Cao (China Mobile Research Institute, China); Xinfang Chen (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Fei Wang (China Mobile Research Institute, China); Nan Hu (China Mobile Communications Corporation & China Mobile Research Institute, China); Xiaodong Xu (CMCC, China)
Secure Pilot Allocation for Integrated Sensing and Communication
Muhammad Bilal Janjua and Ebubekir Memisoglu (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey); Khalid A. Qaraqe (Texas A&M University at Qatar, USA); Huseyin Arslan (University of South Florida & Istanbul Medipol University, USA)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 18:00-19:00


Time: 18:00-19:00 BRT
Combining Relaying and Reflective Surfaces: Power Consumption and Energy Efficiency Analysis
Zaid Abdullah (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); George C. Alexandropoulos (University of Athens, Greece); Steven Kisseleff, Symeon Chatzinotas and Björn Ottersten (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Channel Orthogonalization with Reconfigurable Surfaces
Juan Vidal Alegria and Fredrik Rusek (Lund University, Sweden)
Beamforming Performances of Holographic Surfaces
Peng Wang, Majid Nasiri Khormuji and Branislav M. Popovic (Huawei Technologies Sweden AB, Sweden)
Multivariable Extremum Seeking Controllers for Multi-Beam Steering using Reconfigurable Metasurfaces
Abdullah Bin Masood (University of Cyprus & CYENS - Centre of Excellence, Cyprus); Vasos Vassiliou (University of Cyprus & CYENS Center of Excellence, Cyprus); Andreas Pitsillides (University of Cyprus, Cyprus & University of Johannesburg Visiting, South Africa); Christos Liaskos (University of Ioannina, Greece & Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, Greece); Marios Lestas (Frederick University, Cyprus)
Wideband Reflected Gain Analysis for Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Aided Communication
Joseph M Carlson and Miguel R Castellanos (North Carolina State University, USA); Robert Heath (North Carolina State University & The University of Texas at Austin, USA)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 13:00-14:00


Time: 13:00-14:00 BRT
A Unified Dynamic IRS Beamforming Framework for MEC Systems with Binary Offloading
Guangji Chen and Qingqing Wu (University of Macau, China)
Path Loss Modeling for the RIS-Assisted Channel in a Corridor Scenario in mmWave Bands
Yi Li, Pan Tang and Jianhua Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Lei Tian (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications & Wireless Technology Innovation Institute, China); Xinyu Zhao, Huixin Xu and Huiwen Gong (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
RIS-Enabled Robust Signal Focusing and Nulling Against Angular Mismatch
Hyeonjin Chung and Hyemin Ahn (Hanyang University, Korea (South)); Hyekyung Jwa and Jeehyeon Na (ETRI, Korea (South)); Sunwoo Kim (Hanyang University, Korea (South))
IRS-aided Indoor Millimeter-wave System: Near-field Codebook Design
Weizheng Zhang (Dongguan University of Technology, China); Wei Wang (Peng Cheng Laboratory, China)
DRL-Based Resource Management in RIS-Assisted Uplink Cell-Free Network
Yingping Cui and Tiejun Lv (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Yashuai Cao (North China Electric Power University, China)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 14:00-15:00

Advancements for 6G

Time: 14:00-15:00 BRT
Efficient and Secure Spectrum Utilization for Communication & Sensing in UDN by Beamspace Processing
Terry Guo (Tennessee Tech University, USA); Husheng Li (Purdue University, USA); Allen B. MacKenzie (Tennessee Tech, USA)
Cache-enabled Knowledge Base Construction Strategy in Semantic Communications
Yue Che, Huachao Xiong and Shujun Han (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Xiaodong Xu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications & Wireless Technology Innovation Institute, China)
Semantic-Native Communication: A Simplicial Complex Perspective
Qiyang Zhao (Technology Innovation Institute, United Arab Emirates); Mehdi Bennis (Centre of Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland); Mérouane Debbah (Technology Innovation Institute, France); Daniel Benevides da Costa (Technology Innovation Institute, United Arab Emirates)
Maximum End-to-End Latency Minimization in UAV-Assisted IoT Networks
Xin Wang, Jingjing Zhao, Yanbo Zhu and Kaiquan Cai (Beihang University, China); Xiangmin Guan (Civil Aviatoin Management Institute of China, China); Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA)

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 12:00-13:00

RIS (2)

Time: 12:00-13:00 BRT
Analysis of Far-field Beam Characteristics Based on Equivalent Model of RIS for 6G
Yanming Zhang, Ya Li, Yifei Yuan, Hongjun He, Liang Xia and Dan Wu (China Mobile Research Institute, China); Chengkang Pan (China Moible Research Institute, China); Qixing Wang (CMCC, China); Guangyi Liu (China Mobile Research Institute, China)
A TDoA based Positioning Method for Wireless Networks assisted by Passive RIS
Ruiqi Liu and Mengnan Jian (ZTE Corporation, China); Wei Zhang (The University of New South Wales, Australia)
Electromagnetic Field Exposure Avoidance thanks to Non-Intended User Equipment and RIS
Hao Guo (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Dinh-Thuy Phan-Huy (Orange, France); Tommy Svensson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
RIS-assisted beamforming for energy efficiency in multiuser downlink transmissions
Jaime Luque Quispe (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Tarcisio F. Maciel (Federal University of Ceará, Brazil); Yuri C. B. Silva (Federal University of Ceará & Wireless Telecom Research Group (GTEL), Brazil); Anja Klein (TU Darmstadt, Germany)
RSMA Enhanced RIS-FD-UAV-aided Short Packet Communications under Imperfect SIC
Sandeep Kumar Singh (National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan); Kamal Agrawal (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India); Keshav Singh (National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan); Bruno Clerckx (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Chih-Peng Li (National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan)

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 15:00-16:00

Channel estimation

Time: 15:00-16:00 BRT
Feature Attention Based Blind Denoising Network for mmWave Beamspace Channel Estimation
Erhan Karakoca (Texas AM University at Qatar, Turkey & Istanbul Technical University, Turkey); Hasan Nayir (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey); Ali Gorcin (Yildiz Technical University, Turkey); Khalid A. Qaraqe (Texas A&M University at Qatar, USA)
Non-Parametric Adaptive Thresholding for Channel Estimation of OTFS-Based 6G Communication Links
S Sruti (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India); Kolliboina Sai Teja (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); K Giridhar (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India)
Channel Estimation For Extra-Large Massive MIMO Systems With Non-Stationary Channels
Jayanth Narayanan Pisharody (IIT Kanpur, India); Anupama Rajoriya (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India); Rohit Budhiraja (IIT Kanpur, India)
Channel Estimation for MIMO-OCDM Systems as an Emerging 6G Radio Access Technology
Xing Ouyang (University College Cork & Tyndall National Institute, Ireland); Octavia A. Dobre (Memorial University, Canada); Yong Liang Guan (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore); Paul Townsend (Tyndall National Institute, Ireland)
Machine Learning Assisted DL CSI Estimation for High-Mobility Multi-Antenna Users with Partial UL CSI Availability in TDD Massive MIMO Systems
Bitan Banerjee, Robert C. Elliott and Witold A. Krzymień (University of Alberta, Canada); Mostafa Medra (Huawei Technologies Canada Co. Ltd., Ottawa, Canada)

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 09:00-10:00

Physical layer advancements 2

Time: 09:00-10:00 BRT
Extend the Modulation Mapper with Odd-Bit Constellations for 6G Wireless Communications
Hanjiang Hong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China); Yin Xu (ShangHai Jiao Tong University, China); Yiyan Wu (Communications Research Centre Canada, Canada); Yihang Huang, Dazhi He, Haoyang Li and Wenjun Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Frame-based Decision Directed Successive Interference Cancellation for FTN Signaling
Mingfei Tong, Xiaojing Huang and J. Andrew Zhang (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
Non-linear Information Freshness in Large Scale Random Access Networks
Zhiling Yue (Zhejiang University, China); Howard Yang (ZJU-UIUC Institute & University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC), China); Meng Zhang (Zhejiang University, China); Nikolaos Pappas (Linköping University, Sweden)
Minimum Union Bound Symbol Error Probability Precoding for PSK Modulation and Phase Quantization
Erico Lopes (PUC-Rio, Brazil); Amine Mezghani (University of Manitoba, Canada); Lukas T N Landau (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Information Harvesting for Far-Field RF Power Transfer through Index Modulation
Mehmet Ilter (Aalto University, Finland); Ertugrul Basar (Koc University, Turkey); Risto Wichman and Jyri Hämäläinen (Aalto University, Finland)

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