IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks
22-25 October 2018 // Seoul // South Korea

Technology/Policy papers

Technology Program

Session TF1: Coexistence of Heterogeneous Technologies

Tuesday, 23 October, 8:40 - 10:10


On Modeling and Optimizing LTE/Wi-Fi Coexistence with Prioritized Traffic Classes
Mohammed Hirzallah, Yong Xiao and Marwan Krunz (University of Arizona, USA)


CURT: A Real-Time Scheduling Algorithm for Coexistence of LTE and Wi-Fi in Unlicensed Spectrum    
Yan Huang, Yongce Chen, Thomas Hou and Wenjing Lou (Virginia Tech, USA)


Coexistence Performance of GAA Use Cases Using LTE-TDD Technologies in 3.5GHz CBRS Spectrum   
Du Ho Kang (Ericsson, Sweden); Mats Buchmayer (Ericsson AB, Sweden); Kumar Balachandran (Ericsson, USA)


Spectrum Sharing Protocols Based on Ultra-Narrowband Communications for Unlicensed Massive IoT    
Ghaith Hattab (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Danijela Cabric (University of California Los Angeles, USA)


Session TF2: Security and Privacy

Tuesday, 23 October, 14:50 - 16:00


On the Privacy and Utility Tradeoff in Database-Assisted Dynamic Spectrum Access    

Ahmed Mahmoud Salama (The University of Arizona, USA); Ming Li, Loukas Lazos, Yong Xiao and Marwan Krunz (University of Arizona, USA)

Preserving the Incumbent Users' Location Privacy in the 3.5 GHz Band    

He Li (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA); Yanzhi Dou, Chang Lu, Doug Zabransky, Yaling Yang and Jung-Min (Jerry) Park (Virginia Tech, USA)

Enforcement in Spectrum Sharing: Crowd-sourced Blind Authentication of Co-channel Transmitters  

Vireshwar Kumar (Virginia Tech, USA); He Li (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA); Jung-Min (Jerry) Park (Virginia Tech, USA); Kaigui Bian (Peking University, P.R. China)


Session TF3: Machine Learning Application

Tuesday, 23 October, 16:30 - 18:00


Communication-Free Inter-Operator Interference Management in Shared Spectrum Small Cell Networks    

Cengis Hasan (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA); Mahesh K Marina (The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

SAIFE: Unsupervised Wireless Spectrum Anomaly Detection with Interpretable Features    

Sreeraj Rajendran and Wannes Meert (KU Leuven, Belgium); Vincent Lenders (Armasuisse, Switzerland); Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Opportunistic Channel Access Using Reinforcement Learning in Tiered CBRS Networks  

Matthew Tonnemacher (Southern Methodist University, USA); Chance Tarver (Rice University, USA); Vikram Chandrasekhar (Samsung, USA); Hao Chen, Pengda Huang and Boon Loong Ng (Samsung Research America, USA); Jianzhong Zhang (Samsung, USA); Joseph R. Cavallaro (Rice University, USA); Joseph D. Camp (Southern Methodist University, USA)

A Machine Learning Algorithm for Unlicensed LTE and WiFi Spectrum Sharing   

Bijan Jabbari and Nazanin Rastegardoost (George Mason University, USA)


Session TS1: Energy Efficiency and Harvesting

Tuesday, 23 October, 16:30 - 18:00


QoS Guarantee for Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radio Networks    

Yuquan Xiao and Wenchi Cheng (Xidian University, P.R. China); Wei Zhang (The University of New South Wales, Australia); Tao Sun (Xidian University, P.R. China)

Energy Efficient Joint Channel and Power Allocation for Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radio Networks   Ding Xu and Qun Li (Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

Cooperative Resource Allocation in Cognitive Wireless Powered Communication Networks with Minimum Rate Requirements    

Qun Li and Ding Xu (Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

Quantifying Energy and Latency Improvements of FPGA-Based Sensors for Low-Cost Spectrum Monitoring  

 Arani Bhattacharya (Stony Brook University, USA & SUNY Korea, Korea); Han Chen, Peter Milder and Samir R. Das (Stony Brook University, USA)


Session TPF: Selected Papers 

Wednesday, 24 October, 9:00-10:30    

Power Leakage-Aware Multi-Carrier LBT for LTE-LAA in Unlicensed Spectrum    

Long Hoang Vu and Ji-Hoon Yun (Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Korea)


Spass: Spectrum Sensing as a Service via Smart Contracts    

Suzan Bayhan and Anatolij Zubow (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Adam Wolisz (TUB, Germany)


Multi-Agent Planning with Cardinality: Towards Autonomous Enforcement of Spectrum Policies   Maqsood Abdul Careem and Aveek Dutta (University at Albany, SUNY, USA); Weifu Wang (University at Albany, USA)


Smart Spectrum Management for V2X    

Takeo Fujii (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)


Session TF4: Unlicensed Spectrum Technologies

Wednesday, 24 October, 16:30 - 18:00


D-MIMOO - Distributed MIMO for Office Wi-Fi Networks    

Neelakantan Nurani Krishnan (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA); Eric Torkildson (Nokia Bell Labs, USA); Enrico Rantala (Nokia Research, Finland); Ivan Seskar and Narayan Mandayam (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA); Klaus Doppler (Nokia Bell Labs, USA)

Crowdsourced Indoor Wi-Fi REMs: Does the Spatial Interpolation Method Matter?    

Zakarya El-friakh and Andra M. Voicu (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Shaham Shabani (RWTH AACHEN University & Institute for Nerworked Systems, Germany); Ljiljana Simić and Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Cellular Internet-of-Things (IoT) Communications over Unlicensed Band    

Hongliang Zhang and Boya Di (Peking University, P.R. China); Xiaomei Zhang (Beijing No. 8 High School, P.R. China); Kaigui Bian and Lingyang Song (Peking University, P.R. China); Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA)

Delay-Oriented Spectrum Sharing and Traffic Offloading in Coexisting UAV-Enabled Cellular and WiFi Networks    

Muntadher Alshaikh Ali (University of Sydney, Australia); Yong Zeng (The University of Sydney, Australia); Abbas Jamalipour (University of Sydney, Australia)


Session TS2: Spectrum Sensing and Sharing

Thursday, 25 October, 10:10 - 11:40


3.5 GHz Federal Incumbent Protection Algorithms    

Michael R. Souryal (National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA); Thao Nguyen (NIST, USA); Nickolas J LaSorte (NTIA, USA)

A Spectrum Sharing Solution for the Efficient Use of mmWave Bands in 5G Cellular Scenarios   Mattia Rebato and Michele Zorzi (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy)

CUSUM-based Joint Jammer Detection and Localization    

Jeongae Choi (Hanyang University, Korea); Muhammad Ozair Mughal (University of Central Florida, Orlando); Young-June Choi (Ajou University, Korea); Donghyun Kim (Agency for Defense Development, Korea); José A. López-Salcedo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain); Sunwoo Kim (Hanyang University, Korea)

Spectrum Sensing Using Improved Energy Detector Under Transceiver Hardware Impairments    

Leila Tlebaldiyeva (Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan); Theodoros Tsiftsis (Jinan University, P.R. China); Behrouz Maham (Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan)

The Novel Crowdsourcing Algorithm for Cooperative Spectrum Sensing    

Szu-Liang Wang (Academia Sinica, Taiwan); Tsung-Hung Tsai (National Central University, Taiwan); Wei-Ho Chung (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)


Session TS3: Machine Learning Application

Thursday, 25 October, 10:10 - 11:40


The Importance of Being Earnest: Performance of Modulation Classification for Real RF Signals   Colin de Vrieze (RWTH Aachen University & Institute for Networked Systems, Germany); Ljiljana Simić and Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Predictive Modeling of LTE User Throughput via Crowd-Sourced Mobile Spectrum Data  

Amir Ghasemi (Communications Research Centre Canada, Canada)

AirPress: High-accuracy Spectrum Summarization Using Compressed Scans    

Mariya Zheleva and Timothy Larock (UAlbany SUNY, USA); Paul Schmitt (Princeton Unversity, USA); Petko Bogdanov (UAlbany SUNY, USA)

Aggregate Interference Prediction Based on Back-Propagation Neural Network    

Youping Zhao and Lu Shi (Beijing Jiaotong University, P.R. China); Xin Guo (Sony (China) Ltd., P.R. China); Chen Sun (Sony (China) Ltd.)

Deep Q-Learning with Multiband Sensing for Dynamic Spectrum Access    

Ha Q Nguyen, Binh Nguyen, Trung Dong, Dat Ngo and Tuan Nguyen (Viettel Research & Development Institute, Vietnam)


Policy Program

Session P1: Regulations for Unlicesed Spectrum Sharing

Tuesday, 23 October, 8:40 - 10:10


Part 15++ An Enhanced ID-based Approach for Etiquette and Enforcement Management in Unlicensed Band  

Rohit Singh and Doug Sicker (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

Spectrum for Intelligent Transportation Systems: Allocation and Sharing    

Alexandre K. Ligo (Carnegie Mellon University, USA & Universidade do Porto, Portugal); Jon M. Peha (Carnegie Mellon University & White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, USA)

Does Ambient Backscatter Communication Need Additional Regulations?    

Kalle Ruttik and Ruifeng Duan (Aalto University, Finland); Riku Jäntti (Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering, Finland); Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA)

Consensus-Before-Talk: Distributed Dynamic Spectrum Access via Distributed Spectrum Ledger Technology    

Hyowoon Seo (KAIST, Korea); Jihong Park (University of Oulu, Finland); Mehdi Bennis (Centre of Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland); Wan Choi (KAIST, Korea)


Session P2: Regulations and Spectrum Sharing for Future Mobile Services

Tuesday, 23 October, 14:50 - 16:00


Regulating Freeriding in Inter-Operator Spectrum Sharing    

Mostafizur Rahman and Murat Yuksel (University of Central Florida, USA); Thomas Quint (University of Nevada, Reno, USA)

SMAP: A Scalable and Distributed Architecture for Dynamic Spectrum Management    

Parishad Karimi (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA); William Lehr (Massaschusetts Institute of Technology, USA); Ivan Seskar (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA); Dipankar Raychaudhuri (Rutgers University, USA)

Optimal Duration of Spectrum Lease: A Mathematical Approach    

Gourav Saha (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA); Alhussein A. Abouzeid (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA & University of Oulu, Finland); Marja Matinmikko-Blue (University of Oulu, Centre for Wireless Communications, Finland)


Session P3: 5G and Spectrum Sharing

Wednesday, 24 October, 16:30 - 18:00


Business Models for Local 5G Micro Operators    

Petri Ahokangas (University of Oulu, Finland); Marja Matinmikko-Blue (University of Oulu, Centre for Wireless Communications, Finland); Seppo Yrjölä (Nokia, Finland); Veikko Seppänen (University of Oulu, Finland); Heikki Hämmäinen (Aalto University, Finland); Risto Jurva (-); Matti Latva-aho (UoOulu, Finland)

Analysis of Spectrum Valuation Approaches: The Viewpoint of Local 5G Networks in Shared Spectrum Bands    

Marja Matinmikko-Blue (University of Oulu, Centre for Wireless Communications, Finland); Seppo Yrjölä (Nokia, Finland); Veikko Seppänen and Petri Ahokangas (University of Oulu, Finland); Heikki Hämmäinen (Aalto University, Finland); Matti Latva-aho (University of Oulu, Finland)

Proof of Sharing in Inter-Operator Spectrum Sharing Markets    

Mostafizur Rahman (University of Central Florida, USA); Syed Hassan Ahmed (Georgia Southern University, USA); Murat Yuksel (University of Central Florida, USA)

5G Needs Database-Driven Spectrum Sharing!    

Oliver Holland (King's College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Barry Weaver, Andrew Mitchell and Michael Armitage (Broadway Partners Ltd., United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Steve Davison, Steve Gray, Andris Uplejs and Steve Jagger (Quickline Communications Ltd., United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Heikki Kokkinen (Fairspectrum, Finland)