IEEE International Conference on Communications
20-24 May 2019 // Shanghai, China
Empowering Intelligent Communications

Best Paper Awards

Chair: Jiangzhou Wang
Co-Chairs: Lie-Liang Yang and Michael Rice


Symposium – Selected Areas in Communications: Internet of Things (SAC-IoT)

Paper Title: On the Effect of Multi-Packet Reception on Redundant Gateways in LoRAWANs

Minming Ni (Beijing Jiaotong University, China)
Mehdi Jafarizadeh (McMaster University, Canada)
Rong Zheng (McMaster University, Canada)


Symposium – Selected Areas in Communications (SAC)

Paper Title: Big Data Analytics for User Association Characterization in Large-Scale WiFi System

Feng Lyu (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Ju Ren (Central South University, China)
Nan Cheng (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Peng Yang (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Minglu Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Yaoxue Zhang (Central South University, China)
Xuemin (Sherman) Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada)


Symposium – Selected Areas in Communications: (SAC)

Paper Title: GPS Spoofing Detection and Mitigation in PMUs Using Distributed Multiple Directional Antennas

Sriramya Bhamidipati (UIUC, USA)
Kyeong Jin Kim (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA)
Hongbo Sun (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA)
Philip V. Orlik (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories,USA)


Symposium – Wireless Communications (WC)

Paper Title: Angle-Domain MmWave MIMO NOMA Systems: Analysis and Design

Xiaoling Hu (Zhejiang University, China)
Caijun Zhong (Zhejiang University, China)
Yu Han (Southeast University, China)
Xiaoming Chen (Zhejiang University, China)
Junhui Zhao (East China Jiaotong University, China)
Zhaoyang Zhang (Zhejiang University, China)


Symposium – Wireless Communications (WC)

Paper Title: D2D-Aided Multi-Antenna Multicasting

Placido Mursia (EURECOM, France)
Italo Atzeni (EURECOM, France)
David Gesbert (EURECOM, Francce)
Mari Kobayashi (Technical University of Munich, Germany)


Symposium – Mobile and Wireless Networks (MWN)

Paper Title: Position-Attitude Prediction based Beam Tracking for UAV mmWave Communications

Jinglin Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China)
Wenjun Xu (BUPT, China)
Hui Gao (BUPT, China)
Miao Pan (University of Houston, USA)
Zhiyong Feng (BUPT, China)
Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA)


Symposium – Communication Theory (CT)

Paper Title: The Need for Alignment in Rate-Efficient Distributed Two-Sided Secure Matrix Computation

Seyedhamed Ebadifar (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)
Jaber Kakar (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)
Aydin Sezgin (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)


Symposium – Signal Processing for Communications (SPC)

Paper Title: Secure Downlink Massive MIMO NOMA Network in the Presence of a Multiple-Antenna Eavesdropper

Nam-Phong Nguyen (Memorial University, Canada)
Octavia A. Dobre (Memorial University, NL, Canada)
Long D. Nguyen (Duy Tan University, Vietnam)
Chuyen T. Nguyen (Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam)
H. Vincent Poor (Princeton University, USA)


Symposium – Optical Networks and Systems (ONS)

Paper Title: Cognitive management and control for wavelength assignment and reconfiguration in optical networks

Anny Xijia Zheng (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Vincent W.S. Chan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)


Symposium – Next-Generation Networking and Internet (NGNI)

Paper Title: DQ Scheduler: Deep Reinforcement Learning Based Controller Synchronization in Distributed SDN

Ziyao Zhang (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
Liang Ma (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA)
Konstantinos Poularakis (Yale University, USA)
Kin K. Leung (mperial College London, United Kingdom)
Lingfei Wu (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA)


Symposium –Communication QoS,  Reliability and Modeling(CQRM)

Paper Title: STORNS: Stochastic Radio Access Network Slicing

Vincenzo Sciancalepore (NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH, Germany)
Marco Di Renzo (Paris-Saclay University/CNRS, France)
Xavier Costa-Perez (NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH, Germany)


Symposium – Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (AHSN)

Paper Title: Distributed Hierarchical Information Acquisition Systems Based on AUV Enabled Sensor Networks

Kai Zhang (Tsinghua University, China)
Jun Du (Tsinghua University, China)
Jingjing Wang (Tsinghua University, China)
Chunxiao Jiang (Tsinghua University, China)
Yong Ren (Tsinghua University, China)
Abderrahim Benslimane (University of Avignon, Francce)


Symposium – Communication Software, Services and Multimedia Applications (CSSMA)

Paper Title: UAV-Aided Data Dissemination Protocol with Dynamic Trajectory Scheduling in VANETs

Rongqing Zhang (Tongji University, China)
Fanhui Zeng (Peking University, China)
Xiang Cheng (Peking University, China)
Liuqing Yang (Colorado State University, USA)


Symposium – Communication and Information Systems Security (CISS)

Paper Title: Towards Motion Invariant Authentication for On-Body IoT Devices

Yong Huang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China)
Mengnian Xu (HUST, China)
Wei Wang (HUST, China)
Hao Wang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Tao Jiang (HUST, China)
Qian Zhang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)


Symposium – Cognitive Radio and Networks (CRN)

Paper Title: Deep Reinforcement Learning for Modulation and Coding Scheme Selection in Cognitive HetNets

Lin Zhang (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China)
Junjie Tan (UESTC, China)
Ying-Chang Liang (UESTC, China) Gang Feng (UESTC, China)
Dusit Niyato (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)


Symposium – Green Communication Systems and Networks (GCSN)

Paper Title: Joint Computation and Communication Resource Allocation for Energy-Efficient Mobile Edge Networks

Johnson Opadere (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)
Qiang Liu (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)
Ning Zhang (Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi, USA)
Tao Han (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)


Innovation Exhibitors