Informationstechnische Gesellschaft im VDE (ITG) (Ed.)

ITG-Fb. 300: WSA 2021

25th International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas 10 – 12 November 2021, French Riviera, Hybrid Event

ITG-Fachberichte

2021, X, 461 pages, 140 x 124 mm, Slimlinebox, CD-Rom
ISBN 978-3-8007-5686-5, e-book: ISBN 978-3-8007-5688-9
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Content Foreword

The 25th International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA 2021) will be hosted at EURECOM, in the world renowned French Riviera (Côte d’Azur). The WSA 2021 provides a forum for presenting and discussing research results on smart antennas, spanning theoretical analyses as well as technical and implementation aspects, in modern wireless communications. The objective of this event is to continue, accelerate, and broaden the momentum which has been gained through a series of ITG workshops which started in 1996.

We are delighted to inform you that WSA 2021 will include a virtual as well as an on-site aspect that will take place here at EURECOM, in the French Riviera. You are all welcome to join us.

A non-exclusive list of topics of interest includes:
- Massive MIMO and Beyond
- Network/Distributed MIMO
- Multicell Systems and Interference
- Beamforming Techniques
- Cloud Radio Access Networks
- Millimeter Wave and Terahertz Communication
- Ultra-Low Latency Communication
- Channel Modelling and Estimation
- Compressive Sensing and Sparse Processing
- Machine Learning for PHY/MAC Design
- Multi-antenna Techniques and Security
- MIMO Radar and Multisensor Processing
- Joint Communication and Sensing
- Cooperative and Sensor Networks
- Device-to-Device Communication
- Vehicular Communication
- Uncoordinated and Massive Access
- Localization
- Field Trials and Demonstrators
Informationstechnische Gesellschaft im VDE (ITG)

Die ITG ist als interdisziplinär arbeitende, wissenschaftliche Fachgesellschaft in das fachübergreifende Netzwerk des VDE eingebunden. Sie agiert als Schnittstelle für Experten der Informationstechnik (ITK) in Wirtschaft, Verwaltung, Lehre und Forschung. Ihre Mitglieder bündeln in enger internationaler Anbindung die deutsche Kompetenz im Bereich der ITK. Die ITG fördert Forschung und Anwendung dieser Schlüsseltechnologie sowie deren effizienten Einsatz in den Bereichen Daten- und Kommunikationstechnik und -systeme, Umweltschutz, Medizin und Verkehr.
Mit ihrem weitgespannten internationalen Netzwerk versteht sich die ITG als Plattform für Innovationen und Wissenstransfer für die erfolgreiche Kooperation von Industriepartnern und Forschungseinrichtungen. Hierzu führt die ITG eine ganze Reihe von Fachtagungen, Diskussionssitzungen und Workshops durch. Mit ihren Studien und Empfehlungen bringt die ITG ihre Expertise in Politik und Gesellschaft ein und nimmt an Förderprogrammen teil.

1

Predictor Antenna for Robust Non Reciprocity based Beamforming at High Speed

Authors:
Phan-Huy, Dinh-Thuy; Bjoersell, Joachim; Sternad, Mikael

2

Weighted Sum Rate Maximization in Millimeter Wave Interfering Broadcast MIMO Channels

Authors:
Bazzi, Samer; Xu, Wen; De Carvalho, Elisabeth

3

Sub 6 GHz versus mmWave Measurements in a Controlled High-Mobility Environment

Authors:
Pasic, Faruk; Pratschner, Stefan; Langwieser, Robert; Schuetzenhoefer, Daniel; Jirousek, Edgar; Groll, Herbert; Caban, Sebastian; Rupp, Markus

4

Reconfigurable digital metasurface for 3-bit phase encoding

Authors:
Zhao, Shengya; Langwieser, Robert; Mecklenbraeuker, Christoph F.

5

Unleashing latency-critical IIoT communication by virtue of cooperative sidelink-assisted DL transmissions

Authors:
Soni, Tapisha; Schellmann, Malte; Eichinger, Joseph; Knoll, Alois

6

Tensor Formulation of the Cramer-Rao Lower Bound for Beamspace Channel Estimation in mmWave MIMO-OFDM

Authors:
Rakhimov, Damir; Rakhimov, Adel; Nadeev, Adel; Haardt, Martin

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Centralized Learning of the Distributed Downlink Channel Estimators in FDD Systems using Uplink Data

Authors:
Fesl, Benedikt; Turan, Nurettin; Koller, Michael; Joham, Michael; Utschick, Wolfgang

9

On Distributional Invariances between Downlink and Uplink MIMO Channels

Authors:
Turan, Nurettin; Koller, Michael; Rizzello, Valentina; Fesl, Benedikt; Bazziy, Samer; Xuy, Wen; Utschick, Wolfgang

10

ML-GSVD-based MIMO-NOMA Networks

Authors:
Khamidullina, Liana; de Almeida, Andre L. F.; Haardt, Martin

11

RIS-aided Massive MIMO: Achieving Large Multiplexing Gains with non-Large Arrays

Authors:
Buzzi, Stefano; D’Andrea, Carmen; Interdonato, Giovanni

12

Generative-AI Methods for Channel Impulse Response Generation

Authors:
Weisser, Franz; Mayer, Timo; Baccouche, Bessem; Utschick, Wolfgang

13

OFDM Transmission over a Short-Range 240 GHz Wireless Link: Performance Analysis

Authors:
Maletic, Nebojsa; Eissa, Mohamed Hussein; Lopacinski, Lukasz; Sark, Vladica; Gutierrez, Jesus; Grass, Eckhard

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15

Communication and Localization with Extremely Large Linear Distributed Lens Antenna Arrays

Authors:
Que, Hang; Yang, Jie; Jin, Shi; Gao, Bo; Matthaiou, Michail

16

Explicit CSI Feedback Compression via Learned Approximate Message Passing

Authors:
Gross, Benedikt; Salem, Rana Ahmed; Wild, Thorsten; Wunder, Gerhard

17

Joint Single- and Multi-Beam Angle-Domain NOMA for Hybrid MmWave MIMO Systems

Authors:
Khaled, Israa; Langlais, Charlotte; El Falou, Ammar; Jezequel, Michel; ElHasssan, Bachar

18

A Smart Antenna Array for Target Detection

Authors:
Kong, Di; Li, Xiangzhong; Ren, Xiaofei; Gao, Steven

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20

Dual Polarization Radio Localization for Vehicular Networks

Authors:
Marinho, Marco A. M.; Vinel, Alexey; Tufvesson, Fredrik; de Freitas, Edison Pinagton; Alvarez-Fernandez, Stephanie

21

Deep Reinforcement Learning for Dynamic Access Point Activation in Cell-Free MIMO Networks

Authors:
Mendoza, Charmae Franchesca; Schwarz, Stefan; Rupp, Markus

22

Multi-UE Multi-AP Beam Alignment in mmWave Cell-Free Massive MIMO Exploiting Channel Sparsity

Authors:
Buzzi, Stefano; D’Andrea, Carmen; Fresia, Maria; Wu, Xiaofeng

23

Uplink Downlink Duality for Multi-Cell Massive MISO FDD Systems with per Base Station Power Constraints

Authors:
Amor, Donia Ben; Strasser, Florian; Joham, Michael; Utschick, Wolfgang

24

CQI Prediction via Hidden Markov Model for Link Adaptation in Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communications

Authors:
Ramezani-Mayiami, Mahmoud; Mohammadi, Jafar; Mandelli, Silvio; Weber, Andreas

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mmWave MISO-NOMA User Fair Scheduling

Authors:
Zhang, Mingshan; Salaün, Lou; Chen, Chung Shue

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30

RIS-Assisted Statistical Channel Shaping for Ultra-High Reliability

Authors:
Besser, Karl-Ludwig; Jorswieck, Eduard A.

31

Power Allocation for Multibeam Satellite Communications with Nonlinear Impairments

Authors:
Louchart, Arthur; Ciblat, Philippe; Poulliat, Charly

32

Qualitatively Robust Bayesian Learning for DOA from Array Data using M-Estimation of the Scatter Matrix

Authors:
Mecklenbrauuker, Christoph F.; Gerstoft, Peter; Ollila, Esa

33

Identification for Multi-Antenna Gaussian Channels

Authors:
Labidi, Wafa; Deppe, Christian; Boche, Holger

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35

A Fast Algorithm for Designing Grassmannian Constellations

Authors:
Cuevas, Diego; Beltran, Carlos; Santamaria, Ignacio; Tucek, Vit; Peters, Gunnar

36

Learning to Learn to Demodulate with Uncertainty Quantification via Bayesian Meta-Learning

Authors:
Cohen, Kfir M.; Park, Sangwoo; Simeone, Osvaldo; Shamai, Shlomo

37

A Semidefinite Programming Approach for Obstacle Prediction and Localization

Authors:
Vural, Metin; Yuan, Chun; Kleppmann, Nicola; Jung, Peter

38

Switch-based Hybrid Beamforming for Wideband Multi-carrier Communications

Authors:
Ma, Mengyuan; Nguyen, Nhan Thanh; Juntti, Markku

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40

On deep learning techniques for Noncoherent MIMO systems

Authors:
Fu, Xiaotian; Le Ruyet, Didier

41

SWIPT-Enabled Multi-User Cooperative Communication with Nonlinear Energy Harvesting

Authors:
Guo, Ning; Yuan, Xiaopeng; Hu, Yulin; Schmeink, Anke

42

Low Complexity Channel estimation with Neural Network Solutions

Authors:
Luan, Dianxin; Thompson, John

43

Constant-Weight Convolutional Codes for Index Modulation

Authors:
Bailon, Daniel Nicolas; Freudenberger, Juergen; Kuehn, Volker

44

RIS-aided D2D Communication Design for URLLC Packet Delivery

Authors:
Cheng, Jing; Shen, Chao; Chen, Zheng; Pappas, Nikolaos

45

Velocity-aware Antenna Selection in Predictor Antenna Systems

Authors:
Guo, Hao; Makki, Behrooz; Svensson, Tommy

46

CABDRIVER: Concentration to Accurate Boundaries while Distorting Randomly Input Variables to Elude Recognition

Authors:
Thesmar, Raphael; Thesmar, Joseph; D'Oliveira, Rafael G. L.; Medard, Muriel

47

Turbo AI, Part III: Facilitating Wireless Massive Access for Next Generation PRACH

Authors:
Chen, Yejian; Mohammadi, Jafar; Wild, Thorsten

48

Graph Neural Network based Beamforming in D2D Wireless Networks

Authors:
Chen, Tianrui; You, Minglei; Zheng, Gan; Lambotharan, Sangarapillai

49

Blind Coherent Preamble Detection via Neural Networks

Authors:
Mohammadi, Jafar; Schreiber, Gerhard; Wild, Thorsten; Chen, Yejian

50

Deep Learning-based DMRS Configuration for MIMO Channel Estimation

Authors:
Shojaeifard, Arman; Mourad, Alain; Haghighat, Afshin; Hemadeh, Ibrahim

51

A Distributed Massive MIMO Channel Sounder for “Big CSI Data”-driven Machine Learning

Authors:
Euchner, Florian; Gauger, Marc; Doerner, Sebastian; ten Brink, Stephan

52

TROLL: Training of Outer Loop Link Adaptation in Wireless Networks via Back-propagation

Authors:
Mandelli, Silvio; Weber, Andreas; Baracca, Paolo; Mohammadi, Jafar

53

Secure Lossy Function Computation with Multiple Private Remote Source Observations

Authors:
Guenlue, Onur; Bloch, Matthieu; Schaefer, Rafael F.

54

Semantic Security Based Secrecy Maps for Vehicular Communications

Authors:
Utkovski, Zoran; Frey, Matthias; Agostini, Patrick; Bjelakovic, Igor; Stanczak, Slawomir

55

On the process of fixing privacy issues in Wi-Fi enabled devices

Authors:
Lagneau-Donzelle, Clement; Cunche, Mathieu

56

On the Use of CSI for the Generation of RF Fingerprints and Secret Keys

Authors:
Srinivasan, Muralikrishnan; Skaperas, Sotiris; Chorti, Arsenia

57

Downlink Spectral Efficiency of Massive MIMO with Dual-Polarized Antennas

Authors:
Oezdogan, Oezgecan; Bjoernson, Emil

58

Radio Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in the Terahertz Band

Authors:
Lotti, Marina; Pasolini, Gianni; Guerra, Anna; Guidi, Francesco; Caillet, Mathieu; D’Errico, Raffaele; Dardari, Davide

59

1-Bit MIMO for Terahertz Channels

Authors:
Lozano, Angel

60

Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Aided Wideband THz Communications: Modeling and Analysis

Authors:
Dovelos, Konstantinos; Assimonis, Stylianos D.; Ngo, Hien Quoc; Bellalta, Boris; Matthaiou, Michail

61

NR MIMO Feature Implementation into OpenAirInterface

Authors:
Saaifan, Khodr A.; Schlichter, Thomas; Heyn, Thomas

62

Performance evaluation of offloading LDPC decoding to an FPGA in 5G baseband processing

Authors:
Kaltenberger, Florian; Wang, Hongzhi; Velumani, Sakthivel

63

Performance Benchmarking of the 5G NR PHY on the OAI Codebase and USRP Hardware

Authors:
Nakkina, Sai Shruthi; Balijepalli, Sudhakar; Murthy, Chandra R.

64

Hardware Implementation of Cell-Free MIMO and Dynamic TDD using the OAI 5G NR Codebase

Authors:
Kamboj, Himani; Anand, Bhawesh; Gupta, Sanjhi; Meshram, Ashish; Balijepalli, Sudhakar; Murthy, Chandra R.

65

Cell-Free Massive MIMO with Large-Scale Fading Decoding and Dynamic Cooperation Clustering

Authors:
Demir, Oezlem Tugfe; Bjoernson, Emil; Sanguinetti, Luca

66

Joint Minimum DL-UL Rate Maximization for Cell-Free Massive MIMO

Authors:
Gouda, Bikshapathi; Atzeni, Italo; Toelli, Antti

67

BeamSync: Over-The-Air Carrier Synchronization in Distributed RadioWeaves

Authors:
Ganesan, Unnikrishnan Kunnath; Sarvendranath, Rimalapudi; Larsson, Erik G.

68

Joint User-Panel Grouping in Cell-free Massive MIMO Systems Using Spectral Co-Clustering of Bipartite Graphs

Authors:
Amiri, Ebrahim; Aulin, Jocelyn; Steinbock, Gerhard; Gerstacker, Wolfgang; Cottatellucci, Laura

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70

Why do we call it Mean Square Error beamformer? Study in the unicast and multicast satellite scenarios

Authors:
Perez-Neira, Ana; Vazquez, Miguel A.; Lagunas, Miguel A.

71

Demand-Aware Beam Design and User Scheduling for Precoded Multibeam GEO Satellite Systems

Authors:
Honnaiah, Puneeth Jubba; Lagunas, Eva; Maturo, Nicola; Chatzinotas, Symeon

72

Multi-Antenna-Enabled 6G Satellite Systems: Roadmap, Challenges and Opportunities

Authors:
Delamotte, Thomas; Schraml, Matthias G.; Schwarz, Robert T.; Storek, Kai-Uwe; Knopp, Andreas

73

On Decentralized Multi-Transmitter Coded Caching in Linear Networks

Authors:
Mahmoudi, Mohammad; Sojdeh, Mohammad Javad; Shariatpanahi, Seyed Pooya

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75

A Low-Subpacketization High-Performance MIMO Coded Caching Scheme

Authors:
Salehi, Mohammad Javad; Bakhshzad Mahmoodi, Hamidreza; Toelli, Antti

76

Multi-Antenna Coded Caching Analysis in Finite SNR and Finite Subpacketization

Authors:
Zhao, Hui; Lampiris, Eleftherios; Caire, Giuseppe; Elia, Petros

77

Non-Coherent Multi-User Massive MIMO Receivers with One-Bit Σ-Δ Quantization

Authors:
Stern, Sebastian; Fischer, Robert F. H.

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A Hybrid Polar Coding Design over Non-Coherent Channels

Authors:
Zheng, Mengfan; Ling, Cong; Wu, Xiaofu