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[PVS] CFP - 6th IEEE Workshop on Broadband Wireless Access (BWA)@Globecom - Extended Deadline to 3rd July



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Due to several requests, we are happy to announce an extended deadline as of
July 3rd 2010!

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6th IEEE WORKSHOP ON BROADBAND WIRELESS ACCESS (BWA)
6 Dec. 2010, Miami, US, http://ieee-bwaws.nginet.de/GLOBECOM2010/

colocated with

IEEE Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM 2010) 6-10 Dec. 2010,
Miami, US, www.ieee-globecom.org

Paper Submission Deadline: 3 July 2010 (Extended)

AIMS AND TOPICS

Internet access is undergoing a fundamental change. More powerful devices
and lower cost radio technologies are facilitating the transition to the
Mobile Internet in which users can access a diverse range of services and
applications anytime, anywhere. However, the huge increase in demand that
this brings cannot easily be met by current radio access systems. Hence,
there is a need for more powerful, more efficient, higher speed, lower cost
radio technologies for Broadband Wireless Access.

There is much energy within the community to develop more advanced BWA
technologies - activities span the wireless domain, ranging from more
advanced antenna technologies to co-operative relays to mesh networking
systems and many more: future networks will likely employ some mix of these
different mechanisms. We anticipate that this 6th workshop will continue the
series of successful workshops, providing a forum for new research results
and reports on practical experience working with innovative technologies in
the domain of Broadband Wireless Access. The workshop, then, is soliciting
contributions including but not limited to topics listed below.

* Incumbent and Future BWA Technologies, UMTS, HSPA, LTE, LTE-Advanced,
802.16x
* Self Configuring and Self Optimizing Networks
* Repeater, Mesh, Relay, Femto and Pico Base Station based Solutions
* Vehicular Networks

* Radio Resource Management, Admission Control, Power Control and Scheduling
* QoS and QoE in Mobile and BWA Networks
* Cross-Layer Optimization Concepts and Experimental Evaluation
* Multi-Antenna Technologies, Beamforming, Antenna Selection, Rank
Adaptation, etc.
* Single and Multiuser MIMO Techniques
* Cooperative and Collaborative Networking, Network MIMO
* Interference Mitigation, Cancellation, Coordination and Alignment
* Channel Estimation Techniques

* Wireless Network Management
* Capacity Planning and Traffic Engineering
* Characterization of BWA Traffic
* Traffic, Mobility and Channel Models
* Design and Evaluation of Testbeds and Field Trials
* Experiences/Lessons from Recent Deployments
* Large-scale and Heterogeneous BWA Evaluations

* Multi-Access Networks, Vertical and Horizontal Integration
* Interoperability Aspects (Fixed/Mobile LANs/MANs, WANs)
* Micro and Macro Mobility Management
* Multicarrier Operation and Carrier Aggregation
* Spectrum Management, Regulatory Issues
* Cognitive and Dynamic Spectrum Management Techniques

* Alternative Network Deployments, Dense Networking
* Integration of Device to Device Communications to Cellular Networks
* Broadcasting and Multicasting in BWA Networks
* Green Networking and Energy Efficient Algorithms
* Network Coding and its Applications in Wireless Systems

PAPER SUBMISSION

Submitted papers must represent original material that is not currently
under review in any other conference or journal, and has not been previously
published. Paper length should not exceed 5-page technical paper manuscript.
 
Please see the Author Information page for submission guidelines in the IEEE
GLOBECOM 2010 website. The paper should be used as basis for a 15 minute
workshop presentation. Papers should be submitted in pdf format by selecting
Globecom 2010 workshops at EDAS paper submission website, and then selecting
the BWA-Workshop submission link. You can also click here for direct access:
http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=8692&track=9220

All submitted papers will be reviewed by up to three experts and if
accepted, published in the conference proceedings, which will be available
at IEEEeXplore and registered in Engineering Index (EI).

At least one author of accepted papers is required to register at the full
registration rate. 

IMPORTANT DATES

Paper Submission:     3 July 2010 (EXTENDED)
Author Notification: 15 August 2010

GENERAL CHAIRS

Thomas Michael Bohnert, University of Coimbra, tmb [at] nginet.de 
Dmitri Moltchanov, Tampere University of Technology, moltchan [at] cs.tut.fi

CO-CHAIR

Edmundo Monteiro, University of Coimbra, edmundo [at] dei.uc.pt

TPC CHAIRS

Dirk Staehle, University of Wuerzburg, staehle [at]
informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de 
Gabor Fodor, Ericsson Research, gabor.fodor [at] ericsson.com

PUBLICITY CHAIRS

Andreas J. Kassler, Karlstads Universitet, kassler [at] ieee.org 
Lee Bu Sung, Nanyang Technological University, ebslee [at] ntu.edu.sg

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