IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking
29-31 October 2018 – Paris, France




  • Keynote 1: Recent Advances in Network Automation Standards
  • Keynote 2: Overbooking 5G Network Slices through Revenue-driven Orchestration
  • Keynote 3: E2E Cognitive Slice Management
  • Keynote 4: 5G reality and future vision
  • Keynote 5: 6Genesis – Taking the first steps towards 6G

Full Program:

5G Networks #1


Comparison of Provider Backbone Bridging, TRILL, GRE and GTP-U in 5G for Time Sensitive Industrial Applications

Jens Gebert (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany), and Andreas Wich (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany)

Non-linear precoding for 5G NR

Fumihiro Hasegawa (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan), Nuan Song (Nokia Shanghai Bell, P.R. China), Hiroshi Nishimoto (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan), Mihai Enescu (Nokia, Finland), Akinori Taira (Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Japan), Akihiro Okazaki (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan), and Atsushi Okamura (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan)

Controlling TCP ACK Transmission: Suitable Value of Discard Ratio in LTE-Advanced Pro

Yoshiaki Ohta (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan), Michiharu Nakamura (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan), Yoshihiro Kawasaki (FUJITSU LIMITED, Japan), and Takayoshi Ode (Fujitsu LTD., Japan)

Dynamic In-Band Self-Backhauling with Interference Cancellation

Anna Lukowa (Nokia & Poznan University of Technology, Poland), and Venkatkumar Venkatasubramanian (Nokia, Poland)

Dynamic Authorization for 5G Systems

Samir Ferdi (InterDigital Canada Ltee, Canada), Yogendra Shah (InterDigital Communications Corp., USA), Vinod Choyi (Interdigital Communications Corp, USA), and Alec Brusilovsky (Interdigital, USA)

Identifying 5G System Enhancements: Enabling Technologies for Multi-Service Networks

Ömer Bulakci (Huawei Technologies & German Research Center (GRC), Germany), Qing Wei (Huawei Technologies, Germany), Gopalasingham Aravinthan (Nokia Bell Labs, France), Antonio De Domenico (CEA-LETI Minatec, France), Mehrdad Shariat (Samsung R&D Institute UK, United Kingdom (Great Britain)), Emmanouil Pateromichelakis (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, Germany), Fabrizio Moggio (Telecom Italia, Italy), Dimitris Tsolkas (University of Athens, Greece), Christian Mannweiler (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany), Marco Gramaglia (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain), Stavros Papadopoulos (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece), Marcos Rates Crippa (Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany), and Dimitrios Tzovaras (Information Technologies Institute, Greece)

VNF & Network Slicing


Towards Slicing for Transport Networks: The Case of Flex-Ethernet in 5G

Kostas Katsalis (HUAWEI, Germany & University of Thessaly, Greece), Lazaros Gkatzikis (Nokia Bell Labs, France), and Konstantinos Samdanis (Huawei, Germany)

Availability Aware VNF Deployment in Datacenter Through Shared Redundancy

Defang Li (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China), Peilin Hong (Dept. EEIS & USTC, P.R. China), Jianing Pei (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China), and Wenzhe Wang (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China)

Virtual Network Function Placement with Function Decomposition for Virtual Network Slice

Defang Li (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China), Peilin Hong (Dept. EEIS & USTC, P.R. China), Wenzhe Wang (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China), and Jianing Pei (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China)

Admission and Congestion Control for 5G Network Slicing

Bin Han (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany), Antonio De Domenico (CEA-LETI Minatec, France), Ghina Dandachi (CEA-LETI, France), Anastasios Drosou (Centre for Research & Technology Hellas – Information Technologies Institute, Greece), Dimitrios Tzovaras (Information Technologies Institute, Greece), Roberto Querio (Telecom Italia, Italy), Fabrizio Moggio (Telecom Italia, Italy), Ömer Bulakci (Huawei Technologies & German Research Center (GRC), Germany), and Hans D. Schotten (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)

Multi-Objective Function Splitting and Placement of Network Slices in 5G Mobile Networks

Jalolliddin Yusupov (Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy), Adlen Ksentini (Eurecom, France), Guido Marchetto (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), and Riccardo Sisto (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

Applying a Service-Based Architecture design style to Network Functions Virtualization

Bruno Chatras (Orange Labs, France)

5G Networks #2


New 3GPP Security Features in 5G Phase 1

Andreas Kunz (Lenovo, Germany), and Xiaowei Zhang (Detecon, Germany)

Applying Anchorless Routing to 5G Network

Koji Tsubouchi (NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan), Ashiq Khan (NTT DOCOMO, INC, Japan), Goro Kunito (NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan), and Shigeru Iwashina (NTT DOCOMO, INC, Japan)

An efficient and lightweight load forecasting for proactive scaling in 5G mobile networks

Imad Alawe (IRISA & IRT bcom, France), Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul (University of Rennes 1, France), Adlen Ksentini (Eurecom, France), Philippe Bertin (Orange Labs & Bcom, France), César Viho (IRISA / INRIA Rennes & University of Rennes I, France, and Davy Darche (TDF, France)

Towards A Fast Service Migration in 5G

Rami Akrem Addad (Aalto University, Finland), Diego Leonel Cadette Dutra (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Miloud Bagaa (Aalto University, Finland), Tarik Taleb (Aalto University, Finland), and Hannu Flinck (Nokia Bell Labs, Finland)

5G-MoNArch Use Case for ETSI ENI: Elastic Resource Management and Orchestration

David M Gutierrez-Estevez (Samsung Electronics, United Kingdom (Great Britain)), Nicola di Pietro (CEA LETI, France) Antonio De Domenico, (CEA-LETI Minatec, France), Marco Gramaglia (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain), Uri Elzur (Intel, USA), and Yue Wang (Samsung Electronics R&D Institute UK, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Internet of Things


RFC 4944: Per-hop Fragmentation and Reassembly Issues

Georgios Z. Papadopoulos (IMT Atlantique, France), Pascal Thubert (Cisco Systems, France), Sotirios Tsakalidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), and Nicolas Montavont (Institut Mines Telecom / IMT Atlantique, France)

Detection of Badmouthing Attacks in Internet of Things (IoT) Using Trust Model

Vijender Busi Reddy (University of Hyderabad & Advanced Data Processing Research Institute, India), Atul Negi (University of Hyderabad, India), and Sarma Venkatraman (Advanced Data Processing Research Institute, India)

Experimental Characterization of a Low Power Device for IoT Applications: micro.sp

Alberto Zanella (Istituto di Elettronica e di Ingegneria dell’Inform. e delle Telecomunicazioni, Italy), Alessandro Bazzi (CNR, Italy), Barbara M Masini (CNR – IEIIT & University of Bologna, Italy), Paolo Moiraghi (STE Industries, Italy), Guido Moiraghi (STE Industries, Italy), and Luca Anadone (STE Industries, Italy)

Impact of Measurement Points Distribution on the Parameters of UWB Implant Channel Model

Sofia Perez-Simbor (Univeristat Politècnica de València, Spain), Katjana Krhac (University of Zagreb, Croatia), Concepcion Garcia-Pardo (Universitat Politècnica de València & Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (iTEAM), Spain), Kamran Sayrafian (NIST, USA), Dina Simunic (University of Zagreb, Croatia), and Narcis Cardona (The Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain)

Resource Allocation and User Grouping for Sum Rate and Fairness Optimization in NOMA and IoT

Chieh-Hao Wang (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan), Jing-Yan Lin (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan), and Jen-Ming Wu (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

Evaluating the Scalability of LoRaWAN Gateways for Class B Communication in ns-3

Joseph Finnegan (Maynooth University, Ireland), Stephen Brown (National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland), and Ronan Farrell (Maynooth University, Ireland)

Vehicular Networks


Reputation-based Blockchain for Secure NDN Caching in Vehicular Networks

Hakima Khelifi (Beijing Institute of Technology, P.R. China), SenLin Luo (Beijing Institute of Technology, P.R. China), Boubakr Nour (Beijing Institute of Technology, P.R. China), Hassine Moungla (University of Paris Descartes & Instiut Mines Telecom, France), and Syed Hassan Ahmed (Georgia Southern University, USA)

Heterogeneous Vehicular Communications – Multi-Standard Solutions to Enable Interoperability

Leonardo Gomes Baltar (Intel Deutschland GmbH, Germany), Markus Dominik Mueck (Intel Deutschland GmbH, Germany), and Dario Sabella (Intel, Germany)

Predicting Vehicles’ Positions using Roadside Units: a Machine-Learning Approach

Mamoudou Sangare (Inria, Paris, France), Soumya Banerjee (Birla Institute of Technology, India), Paul Muhlethaler (INRIA, France), and Samia Bouzefrane (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France)

Enhanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Communication Support in LTE-Advanced

Jedrzej Stanczak (Nokia Poland), Dawid Koziol (Nokia, Poland), István Z. Kovács (Nokia Bell Labs & Aalborg, Denmark), Jeroen Wigard (Nokia, Denmark), Markus Wimmer (Nokia), and Rafhael Amorim (Aalborg University, Denmark)

Towards a Blockchain and Software-Defined Vehicular Networks approaches to secure Vehicular Social Network

Youcef Yahiatene (University Mhamed Bougara Boumerdes, France), and Abderrezak Rachedi (University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France)

M2M Communication


Distributed Artificial Intelligence enabled by oneM2M and Fog Networking

Kun Lun Cai (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan), and Fuchun Joseph Lin (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

Enhancing Semantic Discovery in oneM2M with Direct Query

Setiawan Wibowo Purnomo (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan), and Fuchun Joseph Lin (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

OneM2M based-Interworking Architecture for Heterogeneous Devices Interoperability in IoT

Diana Yacchirema (Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain), Carlos E Palau (Universitat Politecnica Valencia, Spain), Manuel Esteve (Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain), and Andreu Belsa Pellicer (Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain)

Extensions to LwM2M for Intermittent Connectivity and Improved Efficiency

Abdulkadir Karaagac (University of Ghent, Belgium), Matthias Van Eeghem (University of Ghent, Belgium), Jen Rossey (imec – IDLab – Ghent University, Belgium), Bart Moons (University of Ghent, Belgium), Eli De Poorter (Ghent University & Imec, Belgium), and Jeroen Hoebeke (Ghent University – imec, Belgium)

NNCP: A Named Data Network Control Protocol for IoT Applications

Boubakr Nour (Beijing Institute of Technology, P.R. China), Kashif Sharif (Beijing Institute of Technology, P.R. China), Fan Li (Beijing Institute of Technology, P.R. China), Hakima Khelifi (Beijing Institute of Technology, P.R. China), and Hassine Moungla (University of Paris Descartes & Instiut Mines Telecom, France)

Cloud/Fog Computing & 5G/V2X


Service Provisioning in Vehicular Systems through Edge and Cloud: an Empirical Analysis

Zakaria Laaroussi (Ericsson, Finland), Roberto Morabito (Ericsson Research, Finland), and Tarik Taleb (Aalto University, Finland)

Assessing Lightweight Virtualization for Security-as-a-Service at the Network Edge

Abderrahmane Boudi (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique (ESI), Algeria), and Ivan Farris (Aalto University, Finland)

Edge Nodes Infrastructure Placement Parameters for 5G Networks

Alejandro Santoyo-González (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain), and Cristina Cervelló-Pastor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)

The Road to 5G V2X: Ultra-High Reliable Communications

JaeSeung Song (Sejong University, Korea), Andreas Kunz (Lenovo, Germany), Syed S. Husain (DOCOMO Labs & NTT DOCOMO, USA), Athul Prasad (Nokia Networks, Finland), Konstantinos Samdanis (Huawei, Germany), and Emmanouil Pateromichelakis (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, Germany)

5G Evolution of Cellular IoT for V2X

Andreas Kunz (Lenovo, Germany), Lewis Nkenyereye (Sejong University, Korea), and JaeSeung Song (Sejong University, Korea)

Energy & Efficiency


Mobility Supported Energy Efficient Routing Protocol for IoT based Healthcare Applications

Maja Lazarevska (Budapest University, Hungary), Reza Farahbakhsh (Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis, France), Nikesh Man Shakya (Telecom SudParis & ITRON, France), and Noel Crespi (Institut Mines-Télécom, Télécom SudParis, France)

Operator Revenue Analysis for Device-to-Device Communications Overlaying Cellular Network

Furqan Jameel (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan & University of Jyvaskyla, Finland), Sanjay Kumar (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland), Zheng Chang (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), Timo Hämäläinen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), and Tapani Ristaniemi (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Energy Saving via Efficient Allocation of Paging Frames

Ahmad Awada (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany), and Diomidis S. Michalopoulos (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany)

A Novel Indoor Channel Model for TVWS Communications based on Measurements

Muhammad Hashir Syed (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey), Serhat Erkucuk (Kadir Has University, Turkey), and Tuncer Baykas (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey)

A Method for Improving Physical Layer Security in Visible Light Communication Networks

Zhe Chen (Fujitsu R&D Centre Co., Ltd., P.R. China), and Wang Xin (Fujitsu Research and Development Center, Beijing, P.R. China)

Practical Performance Degradation Mitigation Solution using Anomaly Detection for Carrier-Grade Software Networks

Marius Corici (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany), Teodora Sandra Buda (IBM, Ireland), Ranjan Shrestha (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany), Eleonora Cau (Fraunhofer FOKUS Institute, Germany), Taner Metin (Fraunhofer FOKUS Institute, Germany), and Haytham Assem (IBM Ireland, Ireland)