A model compilation approach for SoC implementations of signal-processing systems

  • Adrien Canuel
  • Enrici A.
  • Lallet J.
  • Latif I.
  • Ludovic Apvrille
  • Renaud Pacalet

To meet the computational requirements of future 5G networks, the signal-processing functions of baseband stations will be dynamically accelerated onto both programmable and configurable components (e.g., CPUs, FPGAs). This urges the need to generate efficient implementations for such mixed architectures. Existing model-based approaches generate executable implementations of Systems-on-Chip (SoCs) by ...

Model-Based design of a 5G uplink physical-layer receiver chain from UML/SysML diagrams

  • Apvrille L.
  • Canuel Adrien
  • Enrici A.
  • Lallet J.
  • Latif I.
  • Pacalet R.
  • Pugliese E.
  • Santoro R.

Future 5G networks are by design computationally challenging and demanding. These demands can only be met by utilizing mixed architectures, i.e., DSPs and FPGAs. However, utilizing these architectures in a computationally efficient manner is not trivial and design process takes huge amount of time. To overcome this bottleneck of design ...

Anticipatory Networking in Future Generation Wireless Networks: a Survey

  • Amir Hosseini
  • Bui N.
  • Cesana Matteo
  • Hosseini S.
  • Joerg Widmer
  • Liao Q.
  • Malanchini I.
  • Matteo Cesana
  • Nicola Bui
  • Widmer Joerg

The next trend for information technology is addressing issues before they become problems. This paradigm made modern solutions such as recommendation systems a ubiquitous presence in digital transactions nowadays. Anticipatory networking extends the idea to communication technologies by studying patterns and periodicity in human behaviors and exploiting them for network ...

Accelerated Life Testing of Electronic Devices by Atmospheric Particles: Why and How

  • Frankenthal R.
  • Siconolfi D.
  • Sinclair J.

Research on atmospheric corrosion and degradation of electronic materials and assemblies is usually carried out without considering the potential effects of airborne submicron particles, most of which are potentially corrosive ionic compounds. Yet data show that, in many urban indoor environments, the mass concentration of these particles and their arrival ...

Dual-band Bandpass Double Ground Plane Coaxial Resonators and Filters

  • Doumanis E.
  • Ferling D.
  • Goussetis George
  • Guan L.

This contributions proposes a double ground plane coaxial resonator that allows to utilize the two ground planes. This configuration of compact high performance filters is a enabler for the modern RFDAC system architecture for multi-band systems. A number of designs is presented to demonstrate the operation principle and the performance ...

FlowMon-DPDK: software lossless per-flow monitoring at line rate

  • Gallo M.

Software packet processing is an intriguing approach due to its tremendous flexibility and cost reduction compared with hardware solutions, which have long dominated software performance. However, the emergence of fast packet I/O frameworks challenges hardware supremacy, as software solutions based on commodity hardware manage to process packets at high speed ...

5G New Radio Physical Random Access Preamble Design

  • Schreiber G.
  • Tavares M.

To cope with the stringent requirements imposed on the random access (RA) procedure by the use cases envisioned for 5G NR, we propose an RA preamble design based on cyclically delay-Doppler shifted m-sequences. In contrast to the legacy 4G LTE RA preambles based on Zadoff-Chu (ZC) sequences, the proposed design ...

Asymmetric ACK/NACK detection for Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications

  • Duan R.
  • Iraji S.
  • Jantti R.
  • Li Zexian
  • Shariatmadari H.

The fifth generation (5G) wireless systems is expected to encounter new services in order to provide connectivity for a wide range of applications. One of the considered services is ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC), which has stringent requirements on availability, reliability, and latency. The communication efficiency of URLLC can be improved ...

Exploiting Gaussian Approximation for Non-Orthogonal Coded Access

  • Chen Y.

In this paper, let's exhibit the exploitation of Gaussian Approximation (GA) based detection algorithm for Non-Orthogonal Coded Access (NOCA). NOCA belongs to one candidate solution of Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA), recently discussed for future wireless communications towards 5th Generation (5G) New Radio (NR) standard. It is well known that GA ...

Incomplete CSI Acquisition for Size-Constrained Massive MIMO Systems with User Mobility

  • Garcia Rodriguez A.
  • Masouros C.
  • Qian J.

We propose a low-complexity approach for the downlink of physically-constrained massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems with user mobility. We examine a channel state information (CSI) acquisition strategy that exploits both the spatial and temporal correlation among the channels of adjacent base station antennas. The proposed strategy solely collects CSI for ...

Performance Comparison of NOCA and IDMA for 5G Multiple Access

  • Attar Mohammad Hossein
  • Cheema Sher Ali
  • Chen Y.
  • Martin Haardt
  • Wild T.

In 5G systems, one use case is massive machinetype communications (mMTC) where a large number of devices are required to be supported. The mMTC devices are of low cost and low complexity with limited energy. They often have sporadic traffic and small packets to transmit which requires low signaling overhead. ...

Explicit CSI Feedback Design for NR phase II

  • Ahmed Salem R.
  • Visotsky E.
  • Wild T.

Massive multiple input multiple output (MIMO) systems are expected to boost the data throughput and reliability in future 5G systems. In order to enable advanced radio concepts in NR phase II, such as multi-TRP transmission, accurate channel state information (CSI) knowledge at gNB side is essential. This paper provides a ...

Flexible edge cloud data transport

  • Buelow H.
  • Dischler R.
  • Lach E.

Future applications like autonomous driving require short response times Realized by many smaller data centers (DC) closer to the customer called edge cloud These smaller DCs are interconnected by a flexible optical transport network Transponders enabling an adaptable data transport With fine granularity maximizing usage of fiber infrastructure By fine ...

Weighted filter penalty predictions for highly-efficient, narrow grid, high hop-count metro links

  • Delezoide C.
  • Layec P.
  • Ramantanis P.

We experimentally investigate the deviation of filtering penalties depending on where WSSs are located with regards to amplifiers. Consequently, we propose a framework significantly improving the accuracy on filter penalty predictions compared to previous methods.

A high-throughput, low area implementation of PRINCE algorithm for Industrial IoT

  • Kruse J.
  • Schinianakis D.

The promising era of pervasive computing, or IoT, poses extra challenges when it comes to security requirements and performance tradeoffs. The wave of Industry 4.0 requires extra security mechanisms comprising (among others) authentication, integrity protection, and encryption when it comes to a wireless communication in the factory. This presentation illustrates ...

Comparison of 51.84-Gb/s VSB PAM4 and OOK Signal In An EML-Based Intensity-Modulation and Direct-Detection 80-km Transmission System

  • Chen H.
  • Chen Y.
  • Jyehong C.
  • Kaneda N.
  • Lee S.

A comparison between 51.84-Gb/s vestigial sideband (VSB) 4-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM4) and on-off keying (OOK) signals at a transmission distance of 80 km is experimentally demonstrated. An electro-absorption modulated laser (EML) based intensity-modulation and direct-detection (IM/DD) 80-km transmission is achieved by both modulation formats without using dispersion compensating fiber ...

Deterministic Dynamic Optical Network: The enabler of Tactile Internet

  • Benzaoui N.
  • Bigo S.
  • Dembeck L.
  • Pointurier Y.

The ultimate purpose of Tactile Internet is to free human beings from the burden of repetitive automatic daily tasks, so they can focus on the goal of their actions rather than how their actions are actually performed. Tactile Internet will rely on Edge Cloud, a network architecture based on distributed ...

Adaptive Massive MIMO for fast moving connected vehicles: it will work with the Predictor Antenna!

  • Bjorsell J.
  • Phan-Huy D.
  • Sternad M.
  • Wesemann S.

The document is an extended abstract, which is submitted to the Workshop on Smart Antenna 2018. Abstract: Predicting the channel between a massive multiple input multiple output antenna and a car, when the car moves by one wavelength after the prediction, is a challenge. This issue prevents from using fifth ...

On the Transferability of Tilt-Dependent Radio Map Prediction Models

  • Cesana Matteo
  • Ewe L.
  • Liao Q.
  • Parera C.
  • Redondi A.
  • Tatino C.

The fifth generation of wireless networks (5G) is expected to address many of the challenges present in current architectures by improving the quality of service, reducing latency, adding more capacity users and devices being connected to the network, and reducing power consumption, among others. In this complex scenario, Machine Learning ...

Preventing Correlated Failures through Snap-Audits

  • Bo Song
  • Chen R.
  • Ennan Zhai
  • Hao Zhuang
  • Haoliang Zhang
  • Mahesh Balakrishnan
  • Ruzica Piskac

Correlated failures significantly affect the reliability of cloud services. Current post-failure forensics (e.g., diagnosis tools) need prolonged troubleshooting and recovery time in the face of complex network/software stacks, while pre-deployment analysis (e.g.,, INDaaS) cannot detect root causes introduced by network and software updates in service runtime. This paper argues for ...