IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
9-12 September 2018 – Bologna, Italy

TOPICS

Track 1: Fundamentals and PHY

  • Advanced modulation schemes for 5G, IoT/IoE, etc.
  • Antennas and beamforming
  • Channel estimation and equalization
  • Channel modeling and simulation
  • Cognitive and green radio
  • Cooperative/relayed communications
  • Energy harvesting and wireless power transfer
  • Interference characterization and mitigation
  • Microwave circuits and devices
  • Multi-antenna signal processing
  • PHY aspects of WLAN, WPAN, and WBAN
  • PHY network coding and security
  • PHY performance: capacity, outage, BER
  • Positioning, localization, and tracking
  • Power-efficient communications
  • Propagation: mmW, Terahertz, light-wave
  • Radio access, FSO, OW, RoF/FiWi, etc.
  • Signal processing for wireless
  • Single and multi-user MIMO
  • Source and channel coding
  • Synchronization techniques
  • Ultra-wideband communications
  • Vehicular communications
  • Wireless broadband for 5G, IoT/IoE, etc.

Track 2: MAC and Cross-layer Design

  • Adaptive MACs
  • Cognitive MACs
  • Cross-layer designs involving MAC
  • Delay-tolerant MAC designs
  • Docitive MACs
  • Dynamic spectrum management
  • Implementation, testbeds, and prototypes
  • Information-theoretical approaches to MAC designs
  • Joint access and backhaul scheduler designs
  • Joint MAC and networking layer designs
  • MAC for cloud networking
  • MAC for low power embedded networks
  • MAC for mobile and vehicular ad hoc networks
  • QoS/QoE-enabling MAC
  • Radio resource management, allocation, and scheduling
  • Reconfigurable MACs
  • Scheduler for cooperative and relay systems
  • Scheduler for heterogeneous cellular systems
  • Security issues in MAC designs
  • Time-critical MAC designs

Track 3: Mobile and Wireless Networks

  • Ad hoc networks
  • Body and personal area networks
  • Cloud and virtual networks
  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Cooperative networks
  • Delay-tolerant networks
  • Future wireless Internet
  • Green wireless networks
  • Local dependent networks
  • Location management
  • Mobile and wireless
  • IPMobile computing
  • Multi-hop networks
  • mmWave networks
  • Network architectures
  • Routing, QoS, and scheduling
  • Satellite communications
  • Self-organizing networks
  • UAV networks
  • Vehicular networks
  • Wireless multicasting, broadcasting, and geocasting
  • Wireless sensor networks

Track 4: Services, Applications, and Business

  • Authentication, authorization, and accounting
  • Cloud computing, virtualization, and service-oriented architectures
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • In-/intra-car communications
  • Content caching and delivery
  • Context awareness in pervasive systems
  • Economy and management of 5G networks
  • Edge computing applications
  • Emerging wireless/mobile applications
  • Internet of Things and connected wireless sensor platforms
  • Intrusion detection and mitigation in wireless networks
  • Location-based services and applications
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Mobile and wireless Internet services
  • Mobile e-health
  • Mobile multimedia services
  • Mobile payment services
  • Mobile social networks P2P services for multimedia
  • Secure network and service access
  • Security and privacy in wireless applications and services
  • Self-adaptation on the application and service layers
  • Sensor-cloud integration
  • Service discovery and access
  • Smart homes, offices, factories, and cities
  • Tactile Internet services and applications
  • Ubiquitous application and service delivery
  • User interfaces and user-machine interactions
  • Wireless big data analytics and applications
  • Wireless emergency and security systems
  • Wireless enabled smart environments
  • Wireless for AR/VR and immersion
  • Wireless multimedia broadcasting
  • Wireless for robotics, wearables, and implants