IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
13–16 September 2021 // Virtual Conference // By 6G Flagship

Track 3: MAC and Cross-Layer Design


Lead Chair: Olga Galinina, Tampere University, Finland
Jiří Hošek, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Guangxu Zhu, Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data, Shenzhen, China
Ravikumar Balakrishnan, Intel Labs, Hillsboro, OR

Session T3-01: AI/ML for MAC design

Chairs: Asad Ali (Tampere University, Finland)


AI-Aided Channel Quality Assessment for Bluetooth Adaptive Frequency Hopping
Ziyang Guo and Peng Liu (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China); Chunqing Zhang, Jiajun Luo and Zhongying Long (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., China); Xun Yang (Huawei Technologies, China)

Towards FDD Massive MIMO: Downlink Channel Covariance Matrix Estimation Using Conditional Generative Adversarial Networks
Bitan Banerjee, Robert C. Elliott and Witold A. Krzymień (University of Alberta, Canada); Hamid Farmanbar (Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd., Canada)

QoS-Constrained Federated Learning Empowered by Intelligent Reflecting Surface
Jingheng Zheng (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Wanli Ni (Beijng University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Hui Tian (Beijng University of posts and telecommunications, China); Yingying Wang (CMCC, China)

Traffic Prediction for Reconfigurable Access Scheme in Correlated Traffic MTC Networks
Atoosa Dalili Shoaei (Mcgill University, Canada); Duc Tuong Nguyen and Tho Le-Ngoc (McGill University, Canada)

Learning to Dynamically Allocate Radio Resources in Mobile 6G In-X Subnetworks
Ramoni O. Adeogun (AAU, Denmark); Gilberto Berardinelli and Preben Mogensen (Aalborg University, Denmark)

Transferable and Distributed User Association Policies for 5G and Beyond Networks
Mohamed Sana (CEA LETI Grenoble & University of Grenoble Alpes, France); Nicola di Pietro (Athonet, Italy); Emilio Calvanese Strinati (CEA-LETI, France)

Session T3-02: 5G/5G+ RRM and scheduling

Chairs: Asad Ali (Tampere University, Finland)


Energy-Efficient Autonomous Resource Selection for Power-Saving Users in NR V2X
Dariush Mohammad Soleymani (Fraunhofer IIS & Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany); Lavanya Ravichandran (Fraunhofer IIS, Germany); Mohammad Reza Gholami (Ericsson, Sweden); Giovanni Del Galdo (Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS & Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany); Mehdi Harounabadi (Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS & Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany)

Q-Learning Based Radio Resource Adaptation for Improved Energy Performance of 5G Base Stations
Saivenkata Krishna Gowtam Peesapati (KTH Royal Institute of Technology & Huawei Technologies Sweden AB, Sweden); Magnus Olsson (Huawei Technologies Sweden AB, Sweden); Meysam Masoudi (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Sören Andersson (Huawei Technologies Sweden AB, Sweden); Cicek Cavdar (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

Analytical Evaluation of Bandwidth Part Adaptation in 5G New Radio
Venkatesh Ramaswamy, Jeffery Correia and Darcy Swain Walsh (The MITRE Corporation, USA)

QoS-Aware Scheduling in New Radio Using Deep Reinforcement Learning
Jakob Stigenberg (Sweden); Vidit Saxena (KTH Royal Institute of Technology & Ericsson Research, Sweden); Soma Tayamon (Ericsson AB, Sweden); Euhanna Ghadimi (Ericsson, Sweden)

5G QoS Flow Migration Over URLLC Relays
Rafael Kaliski (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)

Resource Re-Selection With Adaptive Modulation and Collision Detection in LTE V2X Mode 4
Saif Sabeeh and Krzysztof Wesołowski (Poznan University of Technology, Poland)

Session T3-03: Secure and reliable technologies for wireless networks

Chairs: Asad Ali (Tampere University, Finland)


Discrete-Time Analysis of Wireless Blockchain Networks
Francesc Wilhelmi (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) & Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain); Lorenza Giupponi (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain)

Performance of Vehicle Platooning Under Different V2X Relaying Methods
Tiago Rocha Goncalves (CentraleSupelec, France); Vineeth S Varma (CRAN & CNRS, France); Salah Eddine Elayoubi (CentraleSupélec, France)

TCP-Aware OFDMA Transmission Based on Traffic Intensity in Downlink and Uplink Directions in IEEE 802.11ax Wireless LANs
Takeru Uemura, Yosuke Tanigawa and Hideki Tode (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan)

Security Analysis of Sharding in the Blockchain System
Dachao Yu, Hao Xu and Lei Zhang (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Bin Cao (Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications, China); Muhammad Ali Imran (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Outage Prediction for URLLC in Rician Fading
Andreas Traßl (Technische Universität Dresden & Centre for Tactile Internet with Human-in-the-Loop, Germany); Tom Hößler (TU Dresden & Barkhausen Institut, Germany); Lucas Scheuvens (TU Dresden, Germany); Nick Schwarzenberg and Gerhard P. Fettweis (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)