Special Session at IEEE WCNC 2018


Special Session at IEEE WCNC 2018

Date: 15-18 April 2018
Location: Barcelona, Spain

COST Action CA15104 (IRACON) organised a double Special Session at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), held in Barcelona, Spain, on 15-18 April 2018.

IEEE WCNC is the world premier wireless event that brings together industry professionals, academics, and individuals from government agencies and other institutions to exchange information and ideas on the advancement of wireless communications and networking technology.

The conference features a comprehensive technical program offering numerous technical sessions with papers showcasing the latest technologies, applications and services. In addition, the conference program includes workshops, tutorials, keynote talks from industrial leaders and renowned academics, panel discussions, a large exhibition, business and industrial forums.

Monday, 16 April 2018, 11:00 – 12:30


Room 132

Chair: Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

11:00 Channel measurements and performance of indoor time-of-arrival localization at 5GHz
Zoran Latinovic (Nokia Mobile Networks, USA); Chunhua Geng and Howard Huang (Nokia Bell Labs, USA)

11:22 Pseudorange and Multipath Analysis of Positioning with LTE Secondary Synchronization Signals
Zaher Kassas, Kimia Shamaei and Joe Khalife (University of California, Riverside, USA)

11:45 On the Unimportance of Phase-Coherent Measurements for Beampattern-Assisted Positioning
Josef Kulmer, Stefan Grebien, Michael Rath and Klaus Witrisal (Graz University of Technology, Austria)

12:07 Super-Accurate Source Localization via Multiple Measurement Vectors and Compressed Sensing
Cristian Pana and Stefano Severi (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany); Giuseppe Thadeu Freitas de Abreu (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany & Ritsumeikan University, Japan)

Monday, 16 April 2018, 14:00 – 15:30


Room 132

Chair: José A. del Peral-Rosado (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)

14:00 Cooperative Localization with Distributed ADMM over 5G-based VANETs
Hyowon Kim (Hanyang University, Korea); Sang Hyun Lee (Korea University, Korea); Sunwoo Kim (Hanyang University, Korea)

14:18 Joint cmWave-based Multiuser Positioning and Network Synchronization in Dense 5G Networks
Mike Koivisto and Jukka Talvitie (Tampere University of Technology, Finland); Mario Costa (Huawei Technologies Oy (Finland) Co., Ltd., Finland); Kari Leppanen (Huawei Technologies, Finland); Mikko Valkama (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)

14:36 Impact of Imperfect Beam Alignment on the Rate-Positioning Trade-Off
Giuseppe Destino and Jani Saloranta (University of Oulu, Finland); Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Gonzalo Seco-Granados (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)

14:54 Beam-based Vehicular Position Estimation in 5G Radio Access
Xin Zhang (Ericsson, Sweden); Sara Modarres Razavi, Fredrik Gunnarsson and Kjell Larsson (Ericsson Research, Sweden); Jawad Manssour (Ericsson AB, Sweden); Minsoo Na and Changsoon Choi (SK Telecom, Korea); Sungho Jo (KAIST, Korea)

15:12 Beyond GNSS: Highly Accurate Localization for Cooperative-Intelligent Transport Systems
Stefano Severi (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany); Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Jérôme Härri (EURECOM, France); Markus Ulmschneider (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany); Benoit Denis (CEA-Leti Minatec, France); Marcus Bartels (Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, Germany)