EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking

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List of Papers (Total 2,790)

Simple solution to the optimal deployment of cooperative nodes in two-dimensional TOA-based and AOA-based localization system

Cellular-based cooperative communication is a promising technique that allows cooperation among mobile devices not only to increase data throughput but also to improve localization services. For a certain number of cooperative nodes, the geometry plays a significant role in enhancing the accuracy of target. In this paper, a simple solution to the deployment of cooperative nodes ...

Modelling virtual radio resource management in full heterogeneous networks

Virtual radio access networks (RANs) is the candidate solution for 5G access networks, the concept of virtualised radio resources completing the virtual RAN paradigm. This paper proposes a new analytical model for the management of virtual radio resources in full heterogeneous networks. The estimation of network capacity and data rate allocation are the model’s two main components. ...

Pulse shaping design for OFDM systems

Spectrally contained OFDM-based waveforms are considered key enablers for a flexible air interface design to support a broad range of services and frequencies as envisaged for 5G mobile systems. By allowing for the flexible configuration of physical layer parameters in response to diverse requirements, these waveforms enable the in-band coexistence of different services. One ...

On the Exact Distribution of Mutual Information of Two-User MIMO MAC Based on Quotient Distribution of Wishart Matrices

We propose an exact calculation of the probability density function (PDF) and cumulative distribution function (CDF) of mutual information (MI) for a two-user multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) multiple access channel (MAC) network over block Rayleigh fading channels. This scenario can be found in the uplink channel of MIMO non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) system, a ...

Full-duplex amplify-and-forward relays with optimized transmission power under imperfect transceiver electronics

In-band full-duplex (FD) relays are useful for extending coverage areas and increasing overall throughput in wireless networks. The main technical difficulty hindering their implementation and use is their inherent self-interference (SI), generated due to simultaneous in-band reception and forwarding. Efficient SI mitigation is a practical necessity, and the imperfections in ...

Pursuit-evasion games: a tractable framework for antijamming games in aerial attacks

We solve a communication problem between a UAV and a set of receivers, in the presence of a jamming UAV, using differential game theory tools. We propose a new approach in which this kind of games can be approximated as pursuit-evasion games. The problem is posed in terms of optimizing capacity, and it is solved in two ways: firstly, a surrogate function approach is used to ...

Sub-Nyquist sampling for short pulses with Gabor frames

For analog signals comprised of several, possibly overlapping, finite duration pulses with unknown shapes and time positions, an efficient sub-Nyquist sampling systems is based on Gabor frames. To improve the realizability of this sampling system, we present alternative method for the case that Gabor windows are high order exponential reproducing windows. Then, the time translation ...

Power minimization for OFDM modulated two-way amplify-and-forward relay wireless sensor networks

This paper studies a power minimization problem of an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing modulated two-way amplify-and-forward relay wireless sensor network (WSN). The objective is to develop effective strategies for controlling the transmit power levels of WSN nodes and assigning the bit rates among different subcarriers to minimize the overall transmit power of the ...

Distributed mobility management with mobile Host Identity Protocol proxy

The architectural evolution from hierarchical to flatter networks creates new challenges such as single points of failure and bottlenecks, non-optimal routing paths, scalability problems, and long handover delays. The cellular networks have been hierarchical so that they are largely built on centralized functions based on which their handover mechanisms have been built. They need ...

Mobility management in IEEE 802.11 WLAN using SDN/NFV technologies

IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN is proliferating since the increased trend in the wireless network utilization on mobile devices. Accuracy, fast content delivery, and reliable mobility support are essential features of any network to support the changing trend in a wireless network. However, traditional architectures in wireless LAN (WLANs or WiFi) always endured from challenges such as ...

Multiple moving person tracking by UWB sensors: the effect of mutual shielding persons and methods reducing its impacts

Ultra-wideband (UWB) radars are sensors allowing to track people in critical environments and situations. The results reached by single UWB sensors for such applications have shown that they are able to detect and track a person very well in a single person scenario. However, in multiple moving person scenarios, the ability of a single UWB sensor to detect several persons is ...

Localization algorithms for asynchronous time difference of arrival positioning systems

An asynchronous time difference of arrival (ATDOA) positioning system requires no time synchronization among all the anchor and target nodes, which makes it highly practical and can be easily deployed. This paper first presents an ATDOA localization model, and then primarily focuses on two new localization algorithms for the system. The first algorithm is a two-step positioning ...

Multi-objective optimized connectivity restoring of disjoint segments using mobile data collectors in wireless sensor network

Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have been used extensively in a range of applications, which realizes data acquisition, processing, transmission, and analysis in an interesting area. Harsh surroundings and their inherent vulnerability often mean that these networks suffer from simultaneous node failure possibly causing the network to become partitioned into multiple disjointed ...

Investigation of a novel structure for 6PolSK-QPSK modulation

Benefiting from the high spectrum efficiency and power efficiency, 6PolSK-QPSK (6-ary polarization-shift keying quadrature phase-shift keying) is a promising modulation format in coherent optical communication. We proposed a novel structure to generate the 6PolSK-QPSK with two dual-drive MZMs. Simulation results show that the proposed structure can generate 6PolSK-QPSK effectively ...

A novel downlink semi-persistent packet scheduling scheme for VoLTE traffic over heterogeneous wireless networks

Long-term evolution (LTE) is becoming the first choice of mobile network operators (MNOs) when constructing a wireless network infrastructure because of its high data rate, high throughput, and low latency. These significant advancements are necessary for satisfying the delivery of a wide-range of mobile applications and managed network resources. However, deploying a new LTE ...

Global experimental verification of Docker-based secured mVoIP to protect against eavesdropping and DoS attacks

The cloud-computing paradigm has been driving the cloud-leveraged refactoring of existing information and communications technology services, including voice over IP (VoIP). In this paper, we design a prototype secure mobile VoIP (mVoIP) service with the open-source Asterisk private branch exchange (PBX) software, using Docker lightweight virtualization for mobile devices with the ...

Subspace-based self-interference cancellation for full-duplex MIMO transceivers

This paper addresses the self-interference (SI) cancellation at baseband for full-duplex MIMO communication systems in consideration of practical transmitter imperfections. In particular, we develop a subspace-based algorithm to jointly estimate the SI and intended channels and the nonlinear distortions. By exploiting the covariance and pseudo-covariance of the received signal, we ...

Visible light communication using TDMA optical beamforming

Optical beamforming is a technique to focus light-emitting diode (LED) light on a desired target and has been used to improve the performance of visible light communications (VLC). In this article, we propose and demonstrate a VLC technology based on time-division multiple access (TDMA) optical beamforming to accommodate multiple target devices. It focuses LED light on each ...

A ranging code based on the improved Logistic map for future GNSS signals: code design and performance evaluation

Ranging code is the core component of the signal transmission scheme in any global navigation satellite system (GNSS); its performance directly influences on the technical indexes of positioning accuracy, compatibility, interoperability, anti-interference, security, synchronization realization, and so on. Therefore, research on ranging codes could provide theoretical support for ...

DOA estimation using multiple measurement vector model with sparse solutions in linear array scenarios

A novel algorithm is presented based on sparse multiple measurement vector (MMV) model for direction of arrival (DOA) estimation of far-field narrowband sources. The algorithm exploits singular value decomposition denoising to enhance the reconstruction process. The proposed multiple nature of MMV model enables the simultaneous processing of several data snapshots to obtain greater ...

Experimental evaluation in wireless communications

This editorial sums up relevant topics on the assessment of wireless communication systems covered by the especial issue entitled “Experimental Evaluation in Wireless Communications.” The topics include practical aspects on the implementation of distributed asynchronous non-linear kernel methods over wireless sensor networks; localization methods based on the exploitation of ...

A Doppler aliasing free micro-motion parameter estimation method in the terahertz band

Micro-Doppler, induced by micro-motion of targets, is an important characteristic for target recognition once extracted via parameter estimation. However, micro-Doppler is usually too significant to result in aliasing in the terahertz band. According to this problem, a Doppler aliasing free micro-motion parameter estimation method based on the modulo Generalized Hough transform is ...

Two-dimensional DOA estimation of coherent sources using two parallel uniform linear arrays

A novel two-dimensional (2-D) direction-of-arrival (DOA) estimation approach based on matrix reconstruction is proposed for coherent signals impinging on two parallel uniform linear arrays (ULAs). In the proposed algorithm, the coherency of incident signals is decorrelated through two equivalent covariance matrices, which are constructed by utilizing cross-correlation information ...