Final Program

Date: Sept. 12, 2017, from 9:00 to 17:30
Location: Graz University of Technology, Inffeldgasse 25/D, 8010 Graz, Austria

09:00 - 10:30  SESSION 1: Dependable Communications for the IoT (Chair: Chiara Buratti, University of Bologna, Italy)

  09:00 - 09:05   Opening by the workshop organizers;

  09:05 - 09:50   Morning keynote -- Jean-Marie Gorce (University of Lyon, France): "Toward reliable, reactive and energy efficient bursty multi-user communications" [more...];

  09:50 - 10:10   Thomas Blazek, Markus Gasser and Christoph Mecklenbräuker (TU Vienna, Austria), “Modeling Vehicle Distributions at Urban Intersections using the Information Bottleneck" [PDF];

  10:10 - 10:30   Gordana Gardasevic, Dragan Vasiljevic, Chiara Buratti and Roberto Verdone (University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegowina; University of Bologna, Italy): "Experimental Characterization of Joint Scheduling and Routing Algorithm over 6TiSCH" [PDF].

10:30 - 11:00  COFFEE BREAK

11:00 - 12:40  SESSION 2: Wireless Technologies for the IoT (Chair: Carlo Alberto Boano, TU Graz)

  11:00 - 11:20   Malcolm Egan, Laurent Clavier, Jean-Marie Gorce, Mauro de Freitas and Ido Nevat (University of Lyon, France; Université de Lille 1, France; TELECOM Lille 1, France; TUMCREATE, Singapore): "Interference in the Internet of Things with Sparse Code Multiple Access" [PDF];

  11:20 - 11:40   José A. Del Peral-Rosado, Michele Bavaro, José A. López-Salcedo, Pravir Chawdhry, Joaquim Fortuny-Guasch and Gonzalo Seco-Granados (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain;  European Commission, Joint Research Center, Italy): "NB-IoT Ranging Performance in LTE Femtocell Networks" [PDF];

  11:40 - 12:00   Luca Feltrin, Alberto Marri, Michele Paffetti and Roberto Verdone (University of Bologna, Italy): "Preliminary evaluation of NB-IOT technology and its capacity" [PDF];

  12:00 - 12:20   Josef Kulmer and Klaus Witrisal (Graz University of Technology, Austria): "Revisiting the image source model: Towards geometry-based modeling of agent-to-agent channels" [PDF];

  12:20 - 12:40   Ladan Rabieekenari, Kamran Sayrafian and John Baras (Univ. of Maryland, USA; National Inst. Of Science and Technology, USA): "Autonomous Relocation of Mobile Base Stations in Emergency Scenarios" [PDF].

12:40 - 13:35  LUNCH BREAK

13:35 - 15:00  SESSION 3: Dependable Localization (Chair: Klaus Witrisal, TU Graz)

  13:35 - 14:20    Afternoon keynote -- Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University, Sweden): "5G mmWave: a unique synergy between positioning and communication?" [more...];

  14:20 - 14:40   Joao Vieira, Erik Leitinger, Muris Sarajlic, Xuhong Li and Fredrik Tufvesson (Lund University, Sweden): "Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Massive MIMO Fingerprint-Based Positioning" [PDF];

  14:40 - 15:00   Michael Rath, Josef Kulmer, Mustafa S. Bakr, Bernhard Großwindhager and Klaus Witrisal (TU Graz, Austria): "Indoor Localization and Communication Enhanced by Directional UWB Antennas" [PDF].

15:00 - 15:30  COFFEE BREAK

  with Demo: Michael Rath, Josef Kulmer, Mustafa S. Bakr, Bernhard Großwindhager, Erik Leitinger, and Klaus Witrisal (TU Graz, Austria): "Multipath-assisted Indoor Positioning".

15:30 - 17:30  SESSION 4: Measurement Acquisition for Localization (Chair: Carles Anton, CTTC)

  15:30 - 15:50   Marco Cimdins, Mathias Pelka and Horst Hellbrück (University of Applied Sciences, Luebeck, Germany): "Anomaly-based Device-free Localization with Particle Filtering" [PDF];

  15:50 - 16:10   Mathieu Van Eeckhaute, Thomas Van der Vorst, André Bourdoux, François Quitin, Philippe De Doncker and François Horlin (Université Libre de Bruxelles; Inter-university Micro-electronics Center, Belgium): "Efficient Iterative Mobile Terminal Localization Based on Bayesian Time-of-Flight Estimations" [PDF];

  16:10 - 16:30   Sarmad Ahmed Shaikh and Andrea M. Tonello (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria): "Complexity Reduced Direction Finding Massive Antenna System Using EM Lens" [PDF];

  16:30 - 16:50   Stefan Hinteregger, Erik Leitinger and Klaus Witrisal (TU Graz, Austria): "Bayesian Multipath Channel Estimation Considering Dense Multipath" [PDF];

  16:50 - 17:10   Thomas Van der Vorst, Mathieu Van Eeckhaute, Aziz Benlarbi-Delaï, Julien Sarrazin, François Quitin, François Horlin and Philippe De Doncker (Universiteé Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium; Sorbonne Universités, Paris, France): "Angle-of-Arrival based localization using polynomial chaos expansions" [PDF];

  17:10 - 17:30   Ido Nevat, Francois Septier, Karin Avnit, Gareth Peters and Laurent Clavier (TUMCREATE, Singapore; TUM Institut Mines-Télécom / Télécom Lille, France; Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore; University College London, England; CSIRO Sydney, Australia) : "A Statistical Framework for Time-of-Arrival based Localization for IoT" [PDF].

19:00  CITY TOUR OFFERED BY THE MAJOR OF GRAZ