Technical Sessions


Joseph Cavallaro, Rice University, USA
Jaafar Elmirghani,
University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom
Michael Zoltowski,
Purdue University, USA

Technical Program Committee

Tuesday, 30 November, 10:30 - 12:00

SP01: Equalization I
Tuesday 30 November, 10:30 – 12:00
Chair: Joseph Cavallaro (Rice University, Houston, TX, USA)
Room: Cumberland F

SP01-1: Joint Carrier Recovery and Multi-modulus Blind Decision-Feedback Equalization Under High-order QAM
Kun-Chien Hung, David W. Lin (National Chao Tung University, ROC)
SP01-2: Blind Channel Equalization with Colored Source Based on Constrained Optimization Methods
Dayong Zhou, Victor DeBrunner (University of Oklahoma, USA)
SP01-3: Sub-band Adaptive Equalization with Optimized Alignment Delays
Greg Day, Sven Nordholm, Hai Huyen Dam (Western Australian Telecommunications Research Institute, Australia)
SP01-4: An Achievable Performance Upper Bound for Discrete Multi-tone Equalization
Ming Ding, Zukang Shen, Brian L. Evans (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Tuesday, 30 November, 10:30 - 12:00

SP02: Multimedia Networks and Systems I
Tuesday 30 November, 10:30 – 12:00
Chair: Jaafar Elmirghani (University of Wales Swansea, UK)
Room: Cumberland G

SP02-1: Image Decomposition for Selective Encryption and Flexible Network Services
Riccardo M. Scopigno (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella Torino; Univ. degli Studi di Pavia, Italy); Stefano Belfiore (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella Torino, Italy)
SP02-2: Prediction-based Packet Loss Concealment for Voice Over IP: A Statistical N-Gram Approach
Minkyu Lee, Imed Zitouni, Qiru Zhou (Bell-Labs, Lucent Technologies, USA)
SP02-3: Joint Source/Channel Coding for Multiple Images
Zhenyu Wu, Ali Bilgin, Michael W. Marcellin (The University of Arizona, USA)
SP02-4: CDMA Equalizer Quantization
T. A. Sexton, M. J. Heikkila, J. Lilleberg, K. Majonen, K. Rounioja (Nokia, Finland); P. A. Ivanov (USA)

Tuesday, 30 November, 14:00 - 17:30

SP03: Channel Estimation
Tuesday 30 November, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Chaitali Sengupta (Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX, USA)
Room: Cumberland F

SP03-1: Blind Channel Estimation for Orthogonal STBC in MISO Systems
Elzbieta Beres, Raviraj Adve (University of Toronto, Canada)
SP03-2: Graph Representation for Joint Channel Estimation and Symbol Detection
Sau-Hsuan Wu, Urbashi Mitra, C.-C. Jay Kuo (University of Southern California, USA)
SP03-3: The Linear Zero-Forcing Crosstalk Canceller is Near-Optimal in DSL Channels
Raphael Cendrillon, Marc Moonen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium); Etienne Van den Bogaert (Alcatel Bell, Belgium); Georgios Ginis (Texas Instruments, USA)
SP03-4: On the Performance Improvement through the Use of Parallel Interference Cancellation in Channel Estimation for Multi-path CDMA Systems
Lok Tiing Tie (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore; National University of Singapore, Singapore); Yong Huat Chew (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore); Arumugam Nallanathan (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
SP03-5: Joint Channel and Frequency Offset Estimation and Training Sequence Design for MIMO Systems over Frequency Selective Channels
Tao Cui, Chintha Tellambura (University of Alberta, Canada)
SP03-6: Performance Analysis of Blind Channel Estimation without Eigen-decomposition
Özgür Özdemir, Murat Torlak (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
SP03-7: Joint Estimation of Doppler Frequency and Directions in Channel Sounding Using Switched Tx and Rx Arrays
Troels Pedersen, Claus Pedersen, Xuefeng Yin, Bernard H. Fleury, Rene R. Pedersen, Biljana Bozinovska, Asger Hviid (Aalborg University, Denmark); Patrik Jourdan, Andreas Stucki (Elektrobit AG, Switzerland)
SP03-8: Pilot-aided Bayesian MMSE Channel Estimation for OFDM Systems: Algorithm and Performance Analysis
Habib Senol (Kadir Has University, Turkey); Hakan Çirpan (Istanbul University, Turkey); Erdal Panayirci (Isik University, Turkey)

Tuesday, 30 November, 14:00 - 17:30

SP04: Signal Processing for OFDM
Tuesday 30 November, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Suman Das (Lucent Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, USA)
Room: Cumberland G

SP04-1: Eigenbeam- Space Division Mutiplexing for OFDM Systems with Optimum Resource Allocation
A.Nallanathan, Chang Lih Yun (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
SP04-2: Comparison of Integer Frequency Offset Estimators for OFDM Systems
Chen Chen, Jiandong Li, Linjing Zhao (Xidian University, China)
SP04-3: Blind Adaptive Channel Equalization for OFDM Using the Cyclic Prefix Data
T. C. Hewavithana, D. M. Brookes (Imperial College London, UK)
SP04-4: An Analytic Approach to Modeling and Estimation of OFDM Channels
Guoxiang Gu, Jianqiang He, Xiang Gao, Mort Naraghi-Pour (Louisiana State University, USA)
SP04-5: Narrowband Interference Rejection in OFDM via Carrier Interferometry Spreading Codes
Zhiqiang Wu (West Virginia University Institute of Technology, USA); Carl R. Nassar (Colorado State University, USA); Xiaoyao Xie (Guizhou University, P.R. China)
SP04-6: An Efficient Computational Method and a VLSI Architecture for Digital Filtering of CP-OFDM Signals
Eleni Fotopoulou, Vassilis Paliouras (University of Patras, Greece)
SP04-7: Compensation of Nonlinear Distortions with Memory Effects in OFDM Transmitters
Tong Wang, Jacek Ilow (Dalhousie University, Canada)
SP04-8: On the Performance of Optimal Training-based OFDM with Channel Estimation Error
Khawza I. Ahmed, Cihan Tepedelenlioglu, Andreas Spanias (Arizona State University, USA)

Wednesday, 1 December, 8:30 - 12:00

SP05: Communication Signal Processing
Wednesday 1 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Dinesh Rajan (Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA)
Room: Cumberland F

SP05-1: Transceiver Design for Pre-coded Multi-pulse Multi-carrier Packet Transmissions over Time-Varying Fading Channels
Manfred M. Hartmann, Gerald Matz, Dieter Schafhuber (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
SP05-2: Robust Decision Feedback Detection of M-DPSK
S. Ramakrishnan, B. Bhukania (Texas Instruments Pvt. Ltd., India)
SP05-3: Adaptive Blind Multi-user Detection over Flat Fast Fading Channels using Particle Filtering
Yufei Huang (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA); Jianqiu Zhang (University of New Hampshire, USA); Isabel Tienda Luna, Diego Pablo Ruiz Padillo (Universidad de Granada, Spain); Petar M Djuric (Stony Brook University, USA)
SP05-4: A Mode Identification System for a Reconfigurable Terminal Using Wigner Distribution and Non-Parametric Classifiers
M. Gandetto, M. Guainazzo, F. Pantisano, C. S. Regazzoni (University of Genova, Italy)
SP05-5: Enhanced Localization in Wireless Personal Area Networks
Ebrahim Saberinia, Ahmed H.Tewfik (University of Minnesota, USA)
SP05-6: EXIT Chart Analysis for Iterative Timing Recovery
Piya Kovintavewat, John R. Barry (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
SP05-7: An Optimized Parallel Tree Search for Multi-user Detection with VLSI Implementation Strategy
Geoff Knagge, Steven Weller, Brett Ninness (University of Newcastle, Australia); Graeme Woodward (Bell Labs Australia, Australia)
SP05-8: Near Maximum Likelihood Multi-track Partial Response Detection for Magnetic Recording
Sebastien Tosi, Thomas Conway (University of Limerick, Ireland)

Wednesday, 1 December, 8:30 - 12:00

SP06: Signal Processing for MIMO Systems
Wednesday 1 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Jorma Lilleberg (Nokia, Finland)
Room: Cumberland G

SP06-1: Robust MSE Pre-coder Design for Imperfectly Known MIMO Flat-Fading Channels
Yongfang Guo, Bernard C. Levy (University of California, Davis, USA)
SP06-2: An Efficient MMSE-based Demodulator for MIMO Bit-Interleaved Coded Modulation
Dominik Seethaler, Gerald Matz, Franz Hlawatsch (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
SP06-3: Computationally Efficient Frequency Offset Estimation for Flat -Fading MIMO Channels: Performance Analysis and Training Sequence Design
Frederik Simoens, Marc Moeneclaey (Ghent University, Belgium)
SP06-4: Blind Channel Estimation for MIMO-OFDM Systems Using Virtual Carriers
Changyong Shin, Edward J. Powers (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
SP06-5: Space–Time Energy Spreading Transform based MIMO Technique with Iterative Signal Detection
Taewon Hwang, Ye Li (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
SP06-6: Constrained ML Algorithms for Semi-Blind MIMO Channel Estimation
Aditya K. Jagannatham, Bhaskar D. Rao (University of California, San Diego, USA)
SP06-7: Adaptive Selection of Surviving Symbol Replica Candidates Based on Maximum Reliability in QRM-MLD for OFCDM MIMO Multiplexing
Kenichi Higuchi, Hiroyuki Kawai, Noriyuki Maeda, Mamoru Sawahashi (NTT DoCoMo, Inc., Japan)
SP06-8: Receiver Design for MIMO-OFDM Transmission over Time Variant Channels
T. Y. Al-Naffouri, O. Awoniyi, O. Oteri, A. Paulraj (Stanford University, USA)

Wednesday, 1 December, 14:00 - 17:30

SP07: CDMA Signal Processing
Wednesday 1 December, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Ahmed Tewfik (Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA)
Room: Reunion F

SP07-1: Blind Adaptive Reduced-Rank CDMA Receivers Based on Interpolated FIR Filters with Adaptive Interpolators in Multi-path Channels
Rodrigo C. de Lamare, Raimundo Sampaio-Neto (CETUC/PUC-RIO, Brazil)
SP07-2: Channel Estimation for CDMA Systems Using Iterative Cancellations
Deva K. Borah (New Mexico State University, USA)
SP07-3: Adaptive Sub-channel Allocation in Multi-user MC-CDMA Systems
Chuxiang Li, Xiaodong Wang (Columbia University, USA)
SP07-4: Space-Time Blind Delay and DOA Estimation in Chip-Asynchronous DS-CDMA Systems
Chiao-Yao Chuang, Xiaoli Yu, C.-C. Jay Kuo (University of Southern California, USA)
SP07-5: Efficient MIMO Equalization for Downlink Multi-code CDMA: Complexity Optimization and Comparative Study
Yuanbin Guo, Jianzhong Zhang, Dennis McCain (Nokia Research Center, USA); Joseph R. Cavallaro (Rice University, USA)
SP07-6: Analysis of the Effects of Carrier Frequency Offset on Filterbank-based MC-CDMA
Tiziano Bianchi, Fabrizio Argenti (Università di Firenze, Italy)
SP07-7: A Robust Channel Estimator for DS-CDMA Systems under Multi-path Fading Channels
Chengtao Cao, Lihua Xie (NanyangTechnological University, Singapore); Shoulie Xie (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore); Huanshui Zhang (Harbin Institute of Technology, P.R. China)
SP07-8: Joint Domain Localized Adaptive Processing with Zero Forcing for Multi-cell CDMA Systems
Rebecca Y. M. Wong, Raviraj Adve (University of Toronto, Canada)

Wednesday, 1 December, 14:00 - 15:30

SP08: Equalization II
Wednesday 1 December, 14:00 – 15:30
Chair: Antonis Kalis (Athens Information Technology, Greece)
Room: Cumberland F

SP08-1: Turbo Equalization using Probabilistic Data Association
Yufang Yin, Yufei Huang (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA); Jianqiu Zhang (University of New Hampshire, USA)
SP08-2: MMSE Block Decision-Feedback Equalizer for Spatial Multiplexing with Reduced Complexity
Katsutoshi Kusume (DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH, Germany); Michael Joham, Wolfgang Utschick (Munich University of Technology, Germany)
SP08-3: Adaptive Digital Equalization in the Presence of Chromatic Dispersion, PMD, and Phase Noise in Coherent Fiber Optic Systems

Diego E. Crivelli, Hugo S. Carrer, Mario R. Hueda (National University of Cordoba, Argentina)
SP08-4: Chip-level LMMSE Equalization for Downlink MIMO CDMA in Fast Fading Environments
Alexandre de Baynast, Predrag Radosavljevic, Joseph R. Cavallaro (Rice University, USA)

Wednesday, 1 December, 16:00 - 17:30

SP09: Multimedia Networks and Systems II
Wednesday 1 December, 16:00 - 17:30
Chair: Said Boussakta (University of Leeds, UK)
Room: Cumberland F

SP09-1: Design Criteria on Convergence Analysis of LMS Algorithms for Layered Space–Time MIMO Systems
Joseph Chueh, Yonghui Li, Branka Vucetic (The University of Sydney, Australia)
SP09-2: An Outer Code-assisted RFI Cancellation Method for DMT-DSL Systems
Dimitris Toumpakaris, Jungwon Lee (Marvell Semiconductor Inc, USA); Amal Ekbal, John Cioffi (Stanford University, USA); Frédéric Gauthier, Ahmed Zeddam (France Télcéom, France)
SP09-3: Real-Time Video Transmission over WCDMA Systems
Yu Sun (University of Central Arkansas, USA), Ishfaq Ahmad, Dongdong Li (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)
SP09-4: Symbol Error Rate Evaluation for OFDM Systems with MPSK Modulation
Yuhong Wang, Xiao-Ping Zhang (Ryerson University, Canada)

Thursday, 2 December, 8:30 - 12:00

SP10: Coding and Signal Processing
Thursday 2 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Balaji Raghothaman (Nokia Research Center, Irving, TX, USA)
Room: Cumberland G

SP10-1: APP Demodulator for Turbo Coded Multiple Symbol Differential Detection under Correlated Rayleigh Fading Channels
Pisit Vanichchanunt, Chantima Sritiapetch, Suvit Nakpeerayuth, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
SP10-2: High-Performance Decoders for Regular and Irregular Repeat–Accumulate Codes
Mohammad M. Mansour (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
SP10-3: Enhanced TCM Based on a Multi-level Hierarchical Trellis Coded Modulation (HTCM)
Julien Pons, Laurent Pierrugues (Globespanvirata/Conexant; ENSEA-ETIS); Patrick Duvaut (Globespanvirata/Conexant); Oliver Moreno (Globespanvirata/Conexant; Telecom Brest)
SP10-4: A Computationally Efficient Exact ML Sphere Decoder
Weiyu Xu, Youzheng Wang, Zucheng Zhou, Jing Wang (Tsinghua University, P.R. China)
SP10-5: Joint Source-Channel Coding of Scalable Video
Georgia Feideropoulou, Béatrice Pesquet-Popescu, Jean-Claude Belfiore (ENST Paris, France)
SP10-6: Per-Survivor Iterative Timing Recovery for Coded Partial Response Channels
Piya Kovintavewat, John R. Barry (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); M. Fatih Erden, Erozan M. Kurtas (Seagate Technology, USA)
SP10-7: Joint Source and Channel Coding/Decoding by Concatenating an Oversampled Filter Bank Code and a Redundant Entropy Code
Slavica Marinkovic, Christine Guillemot (IRISA-INRIA, France)

Thursday, 2 December, 14:00 - 17:30

SP11: Signal Processing Algorithms
Thursday 2 December, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Brian Evans (University of Texas, Austin; Austin, TX, USA)
Room: Reunion H

SP11-1: Hybrid Space–Time Trellis Codes for Transmit Antenna Selection
Yonghui Li, Branka Vucetic, Yang Tang (The University of Sydney, Australia); Mischa Dohler (King’s College London, UK)
SP11-2: Impact of Time-Selective Fading on Orthogonal Space–Time Block Coding
Shuichi Ohno (Hiroshima University, Japan)
SP11-3: Transmit Selection Diversity for Multi-user Spatial Multiplexing Systems
Runhua Chen, Jeffrey G. Andrews, Robert W. Heath Jr. (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
SP11-4: Adaptive Spatial Spectrum Estimation via Conjugate Gradients and Dominant Mode Rejection Beamforming
Yifan Liang, Michael Zoltowski (Purdue University, USA)
SP11-5: The Chase Family of Detection Algorithms for Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Channels
Deric W. Waters, John R. Barry (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
SP11-6: A Set Membership NLMS Algorithm for Colored Noise Environment
Kamal Shahtalebi (Shahrekord University, Iran; Queen's University, Canada); Ting Liu, Saeed Gazor (Queen’s University, Canada)
SP11-7: Energy Optimization of CDMA Transceivers using Successive Interference Cancellation
Nevio Benvenuto, Giambattista Carnevale, Stefano Tomasin (University of Padova, Italy)