Monthly Archives: May 2011

Is network MIMO the way to go?

This is an excerpt of a panel discussion in IEEE VTC 2011 Spring, entitled “Wireless Futures…” The beauty of renowned conference such as VTC is that it provides a good opportunity to listen to experts’ views on the future research directions. I … Continue reading

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VTC 2011 Spring – General Comments

The Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2011 Spring was held in Budapest, Hungary. Some comments about the technical presentations given in VTC, I would say that once again I confirmed that a bad presentation can really decrease the general impression of … Continue reading

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Would you like to have “Dislike Button” in your Facebook?

Do not be cheated by a virus when you see the promises to get install a “dislike button “on your facebook! This small symbol with the index finger down has been wanted by users and the creators of virus take … Continue reading

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Tutorial in Spectrum Management: Technologies, Economics, Regulatory Environment

This is one of the FREE tutorials offered by IEEE Communications Society. The panel is chaired by Hans van de Groenendaal and conformed by: Jon Peha from USA Federal Communications Commission (he couldn’t be there but he sent a presentation) … Continue reading

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FREE tutorials from IEEE Communications Society

The IEEE Communications Society provides each month a selection of FREE tutorials on the most relevant topics in network management and computer and wireless communications. The tutorials are available online only and you do not need to have an IEEE … Continue reading

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Opening of VTC 2011 – Keynotes

VTC 2011 opened today in Budapest with two interesting keynotes that addressed the research challenges ahead in mobile data.   Magnus Frodigh, Director of Radio Access research in Ericsson, Chairman of Wireless@KTH and KTH/RST Alumn started on the theme “Navigating … Continue reading

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VTC 2011 – GREENET Workshop Sunday

Confernces start at weekends,thats the new rule! At least the special workshop do. This year I was invited to give a plenary talk at the workshop on our (i.e. eWIN project) paper  on the characteristics of “clean slate” system design … Continue reading

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Adhoc 11: Multihop is dead – enter the “Internet of Important Things”

In a brilliantly formulated keynote address at ADHOC 11 at Johannesberg Castle, Stockholm, Sweden, Mischa Dohler of CTTC in Barcelona and CTO of Worldsensing proclaimed the demise of Multihop Wireless Networking (often confused with “Adhoc Networking”) as a hot topic in … Continue reading

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What’s going on with dynamic spectrum access?

Here, I try to summarize lessons from IEEE DySPAN 2011. The conference provided a rare and valuable place where academic researchers, industry leaders, and influential regulators mingle and talk to each other. In the last day of the conference, a … Continue reading

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IEEE DySPAN 2011: keynote speech by Victor Bahl (day 3)

I had a little chat with my acquaintances participating in the conference, and they agreed that the highlight of the DySAPN 2011 is really in keynote speeches and panel discussions although paper presentations are also interesting. Victor Bahl is a … Continue reading

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