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RIUNIONE ANNUALE 2015 - L'Aquila, 17-19 Giugno 2015

Programma Dettagliato

Mercoledì 18 Giugno

Sessione didattica (ore 11:00 - 13:00, Palazzo Steri, Sala dei Baroni)

·        Francesco de Natale, Università degli Studi di Trento: apertura sessione [pdf]

·        Mario Martinelli, Politecnico di Milano: rilanciare la laurea di primo livello in telecomunicazioni; [pdf1] [pdf2]

·        Gaetano Giunta, Università di Roma Tre: muoversi tra le normative per innovare la didattica nelle telecomunicazioni

 

Titolo: Muoversi tra le normative per innovare la didattica in tlc [pdf]

Abstract: La combinazione di Leggi, Decreti Ministeriali e Circolari attuative vincolano in maniera stringente gli ordinamenti didattici, prevedendo il soddisfacimento di requisiti che rendono difficile modificare dinamicamente l'offerta didattica in senso trasversale per meglio adattarsi alla domanda degli studenti ed ai nuovi profili richiesti dal mondo del lavoro. Rimane aperta la questione di quali azioni propositive intraprendere.

 

·        Giuseppe Bianchi, Università di Roma "Tor Vergata": contenuti, denominazioni e valorizzazione delle competenze

 

Titolo: Ingegneria delle telecomunicazioni verso il 2020: quale identità e quali strategie? [pdf]

Abstract: A fronte di un drammatico calo di immatricolati nel decennio trascorso che ha portato alla chiusura della maggioranza dei corsi di laurea di primo livello, e di un altrettanto significativo cambiamento delle condizioni al contorno (mercato e tecnologie), si ritiene indispensabile stimolare una discussione che affronti (almeno) i seguenti aspetti: i) come intendiamo posizionarci, a livello strategico (identità e contenuti) negli anni futuri, e ii) quali strategie di comunicazione adottare verso i potenziali studenti e verso le imprese?

 

·        Dibattito

 

Sessione "GTTI e Ricerca" (ore 14:00 - 16:00, Palazzo Steri, Sala dei Baroni)

Coordinamento: Giovanni Corsini, Università degli Studi di Pisa

Obiettivo: Risultati preliminari del primo questionario sullo stato della ricerca nelle Telecomunicazioni [pdf]

 

Consiglio Direttivo Scientifico e Assemblea Associazione GTTI  (ore 16:30 - 18:30, Palazzo Steri, Sala dei Baroni)

 

Giovedì 19 Giugno

 

Sessione orale (ore 09:30 - 11:00, Palazzo Steri,  Sala dei Baroni)

AREA TRASMISSIONE/TELERILEVAMENTO
Massimiliano Biagini, Simone Morosi, Fabrizio Argenti and Enrico Del Re.
"2D-MSE Derivation for Pilot Aided Channel Estimation in OFDM Systems " [pdf*]


Stefano Pergoloni, Mauro Biagi, Stefania Colonnese, Roberto Cusani and Gaetano Scarano               
"Merging Color Shift Keying and Complementary Pulse Position Modulation for Visible Light Illumination and Communication "
[pdf]

AREA ELABORAZIONE
Simone Chiappino, Lucio Marcenaro and Carlo Regazzoni             
"Information bottleneck-based relevant knowledge representation in large-scale video surveillance systems " [pdf*]


Valerio Bioglio, Giulio Coluccia and Enrico Magli 
"Sparse Image Recovery using Compressed Sensing over Finite Alphabets "
[pdf*]


AREA RETI
Kresimir Dabcevic, Alejandro Betancourt, Lucio Marcenaro and Carlo S. Regazzoni             
"A Game-theoretical Analysis of Intelligent Cognitive Radio Jamming "
[pdf*]

Stefano Salsano, Pier Luigi Ventre (autore jr.), Luca Prete, Giuseppe Siracusano, Matteo Gerola
"OSHI - Open Source Hybrid IP/SDN networking (and its emulation on Mininet and on distributed SDN testbeds) " [pdf*]

*Versioni preliminari di articoli in fase di pubblicazione

 

Sessione poster (ore 09:00-12:00,  Palazzo Steri, di fronte “Sala dei Baroni”)

Modalità di presentazione:  ~2 min di introduzione cadauno dalle 09:00 alle 09:30, seguite da discussione presso gli stand dei poster.

 

Giovanni Giambene and Van Anh Le        
Performance Evaluation of Different Fractional Frequency Reuse Schemes for LTE
[pdf]                                         

Simone Morosi, Enrico Del Re and Alessio Martinelli         
Cooperative GPS Positioning with Peer-to-Peer Time Assistance 
[pdf*]                                      

Pietro Morerio, Lucio Marcenaro and Carlo Regazzoni     
A Generative Superpixel Method for Image Segmentation
[pdf*]                                          

Andrea Ando', Riccardo Pernice, Luciano Curcio, Salvatore Stivala, Stefano Mangione, Pierluigi Gallo, Giovanni Garbo and Alessandro Busacca   
Fading mitigation coding techniques for space to ground free space optical communications
[pdf]                                  

Daniele Croce, Pierluigi Gallo, Domenico Garlisi, Fabrizio Giuliano, Stefano Mangione and Ilenia Tinnirello         
ErrorSense: Characterizing WiFi Error Patterns for Detecting ZigBee Interference 
[pdf*]                                  

Savio Sciancalepore, Giuseppe Piro, Elvis Vogli, Gennaro Boggia and Luigi Alfredo Grieco   
On securing IEEE 802.15.4 networks through a standard compliant framework 
[pdf]                                 

Marco Ajmone Marsan, Raffaella Gerboni, Joaquin Gonzalez Iglesias, Michela Meo and Yi Zhang               
Optimizing the Power Supply of a Macro BS Connected to a PV Panel and the Power Grid 
[pdf*]

Vincenzo Riccobene, Alfio Lombardo, Antonio Manzalini and Giovanni Schembra               
Network Functions At The Edge (NetFATE): Design and Implementation Issues
[pdf*]

Andrea Stajkic, Melchiorre Danilo Abrignani, Chiara Buratti and Roberto Verdone 
The EuWin Platform: From a Down-Scaled Testbed to the Real Deployment 
[pdf*]      

*Versioni preliminari di articoli in fase di pubblicazione

Intervento Soci Sostenitori (ore 11:00 - 11:15, Palazzo Steri,  Sala dei Baroni)

"Telecom Italia and Joint Open Labs: A new model for Innovation"

Speaker: Ing. Valeria D'Amico (Telecom Italia)

 

Keynote speech (ore 12:00-13.00, Palazzo Steri,  Sala dei Baroni)

A stroll along spatial avenue to massive MIMO square and all that..."  [pdf slides]

Speaker: prof. Lajos Hanzo, University of Southampton

Papers:

·         “Wireless Myths, Realities, and Futures: From 3G/4G to Optical and Quantum Wireless” [pdf]

·         Near-capacity wireless transceivers and cooperative communications in the MIMO era: evolution of standards, waveform design, and future perspectives[pdf]

·         “A Universal Space-Time Architecture for Multiple-Antenna Aided Systems” [pdf]

·         “Spatial Modulation for Generalized MIMO: Challenges, Opportunities, and Implementation” [pdf]

·         “Quantum Search Algorithms, Quantum Wireless, and a Low-Complexity Maximum Likelihood Iterative Quantum Multi-User Detector Design” [pdf]

Special session (ore 14:00-15.30, Palazzo Steri,  Sala dei Baroni)

Compressed sensing and sparsity for efficient information processsing" 

(organizer: Enrico Magli)

Talk 1:

Title: Compressed sensing for efficient and distributed information processing [pdf]

Speaker: Enrico Magli, Politecnico di Torino

Abstract: This talk addresses the topic of compressed sensing, an innovative signal sensing and representation paradigm that is significantly more efficient than conventional sampling as described by Shannon's theorem. Compressed sensing represents a signal through a small set of linear projections of the signal samples; the original samples can be reconstructed via a nonlinear process. This very compact representation has many potential advantages in the areas of signal acquisition and communication, as well as visual information processing. The talk will start with a brief review of the mathematical aspects of compressed sensing. After that, the course will address a few key applications of compressive sensing, with particular regard to distributed systems and encryption and signal processing in the encrypted domain.

Bio: Enrico Magli is currently an Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino, where he leads the Image Processing Lab. His research interests are in the field of multimedia signal processing and networking, compressive sensing, compression of satellite images, and computer vision.

He is an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, and of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. He has been co-editor of JPEG 2000 Part 11 – Wireless JPEG 2000. He is general co-chair of IEEE MMSP 2013 and IEEE ICME 2015, and has been TPC co-chair of ICME 2012, VCIP 2012, MMSP 2011 and IMAP 2007. He is a co-recipient of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society 2011 Transactions Prize Paper Award, and has received the 2010 Best Reviewer Award of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing. He has received a 2010 Best Associate Editor Award of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. He is a recipient of the ERC Starting Grant Award for the project CRISP.

 

Talk 2:

Title: Sparsity-aware distributed sensing for cognitive radio

Speaker: Prof. Sergio Barbarossa, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

Abstract: Distributed sensing is a key step for cognitive radio. In this context, exploiting sparse representations can be fundamental to envisage efficient distributed mechanisms. Potential applications include dynamic spectrum sensing and distributed cartography algorithms to produce maps of the sensed field.

Bio:

• Nov. 2000- present : Full Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

• Nov. 1991-Oct. 2000: Associate Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

• Nov. 1988-Nov. 1991: Assistant Professor, University of Perugia

• 1986-1988: PhD student, INFOCOM Department, Univ. of Rome "La Sapienza"

• 1984-1986: System Engineer, Selenia SpA

Visiting positions

• Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Nov. 1987-Aug. 1988 – Research Eng.

• University of Virginia, Spring 1995, Spring 1997- Visiting Scientist

• University of Minnesota, March-September 1999 - Visiting Professor

• Polytechnic University of Catalunya, December 2002, July 2008 - Visiting Professor

Services

• Member of Steering Committee of Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT) (2013-present)

• Coordinator of PostGraduate Studies in Information and Communication Technologies at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (2004-2010)

• Member of the Editorial Board of IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2012-present)

• Technical Co-Chairman of IEEE SPAWC 2013

• Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, (1999-2001, 2004-2006)

• Member of the IEEE Signal Processing for Communications Technical Committee (1999-200)

• General Chairman of IEEE SPAWC 2003

• Guest Editor of a special issue on "Adaptation and Learning over Complex Networks" for the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2013

• Guest Editor of a special issue on "Adaptation and Learning over Complex Networks" for the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 2013

• Guest Editor for the Special Issue on "Optimization of MIMO Transceivers for Realistic Communication Networks: Challenges and Opportunities" for the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications , 2006

• Guest Editor of a special issue on "MIMO Communications and Signal Processing" for the EURASIP Journal of Applied Signal Processing , 2005

• Technical Committee Member of SSAP 1996, , ICASSP 2002, ISSPE 2003, EUSIPCO 2004, SPAWC 2004, SPAWC 2005, IWWAN 2005, WNC3 2008, NecSys 2009, CIP 2010, WNC3 2010, HetNets 2012

• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Proceedings of IEE, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Sensors Journal, Electronic Letters

 

Talk 3:

Title: Compressive sensing in SAR tomography

Speaker: Gilda Schirinzi, Università di Napoli "Parthenope"

Abstract: Compressed Sensing (CS) theory asserts that it is possible to recover certain signals and images from a reduced number of measurements, provided that two properties are satisfied: sparsity, which pertains to the signals of interest, and incoherence, which pertains to the sensing modality. The possibility of reducing the number of required measurements is of great interest for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) tomography, which allows the reconstruction of fully 3D SAR images of the observed scene, starting from multi-pass acquisitions. For CS practical application two main problems have to be faced: individuation of the acquisition configuration required for attaining a reliable solution and determination of the maximum height resolution attainable from a given measurement set. These problems are discussed and some experimental results are presented.

Bio: Gilda Schirinzi is Full professor of Telecommunications. She graduated in Electronic Engineering in 1983 at University of Naples "Federico II". In the same year she joined the Electronic Engineering Department as research fellow. From 1985 to 1986 she was at European Space Agency, ESTEC, The Netherlands. In 1988 she joined the Istituto di Ricerca per l'Elettromagnetismo e i Componenti Elettronici (IRECE), of the Italian National Council of Researches (CNR), in Naples. In 1992 she was appointed Head of Electromagnetics Division of IRECE, and in 1997 she became Senior Researcher. In November 1998, she joined the University of Cassino as Associate Professor of Telecommunications. In 2005 she became Full Professor. Since November 2008 she is at University of Naples "Parthenope", in the Telecommunication group. She has taught Signal Theory, Electrical Communications, Microwave Remote Sensing Systems and Image Processing and Coding. Her main scientific interests are in the field of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) signal processing and coding, SAR interferometry, microwave imaging techniques and image and signal processing for remote sensing applications.

 

Talk 4:

Title: Parametric Sparse Sampling with Applications in Image Super-Resolution and Neuroscience [pdf]

Speaker: Pier Luigi Dragotti, Imperial College (UK)

Abstract: The problem of reconstructing or estimating partially observed or sampled signals is an important one that finds application in many areas of signal processing. Traditional acquisition and reconstruction approaches are heavily influences by classical Shannon sampling theory which gives an exact sampling and interpolation formula for bandlimited signals. Recently, the emerging theory of sparse sampling has challenged the way we think about signal acquisition and has demonstrated that, by using more sophisticated signal models, it is possible to break away from the need to sample signals at the Nyquist rate. The insight that sub-Nyquist sampling can, under some circumstances, allow perfect reconstruction is revolutionizing signal processing, communications and inverse problems.

The main aim of this talk is to give an overview of these new exciting findings in sampling theory. The new fundamental theoretical results of sparse sampling will be reviewed and constructive algorithms will be presented. We also discuss the effect of noise on the sampling and reconstruction of sparse signals. In this context, a variation of an iterative algorithm due to Cadzow is proposed and shown to perform close to optimal over a wide range of signal to noise ratios.

To emphasize the relevance of these new theories, we conclude the talk by presenting applications in image super-resolution and in neuroscience. In particular, we will present a new fast algorithm for spike detection from two-photon calcium imaging and will show how to perform spike sorting at sub-Nyquist rates.

This is joint work with T. Blu (CUHK), H. Pan (CUHK) J. A. Uriguen (ICL), J. Onativia Bravo (ICL) and S. Schultz (ICL). This work is supported by the European Research Council (ERC) starting investigator award Nr. 277800 (RecoSamp).

 

Bio:

Pier Luigi Dragotti is currently an Associate Professor with the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Imperial College London, U.K. He received the Laurea degree (summa cum laude) in electrical engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, in 1997; the master's degree in communications systems from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree from EPFL in April 2002. He has held several visiting positions at different universities and research centers. He was a Visiting Student with Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 1996, a Researcher with the Mathematics of Communications Department, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ, USA, in 2000 and a Visiting Scientist with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, in 2011. He was a Technical Co-Chair for the European Signal Processing Conference in 2012, an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON IMAGE PROCESSING from 2006 to 2009 and an Elected Member of the IEEE Image, Video and Multidimensional Signal Processing Technical Committee (2008-2013). Currently he is an elected member of the IEEE Signal Processing Theory and Method Technical Committee. He is a recipient of the ERC Starting Investigator Award for the project RecoSamp. His work includes sampling theory, wavelet theory and its applications, image and video compression, image-based rendering, and image super-resolution.

 

Special session (ore 16:00-17.30, Palazzo Steri,  aula “Sala dei Baroni”)

 "The Network Meets the Cloud" (organizer: Nicola Blefari Melazzi) [pdf]

The current Internet has weaknesses that are slowing its evolution and limiting its business potential. The effort to bring Internet to the next level, opens a debate to identify the main reasons potentially being at the origins of this rigidity; we believe that such reasons include: i) the lack of a clear separation between user and control plane; ii) proprietary, special purpose and vertically integrated network devices; iii) network operations models not meeting agility and velocity requirements; iv) more in general, a processing relying still too much on hardware-based execution of functions, with geographically dispersed and often duplicated HW devices.

 

Three recent R&D trends are tackling these issues: i) Software Defined Networking (SDN), which is an architecture with a logically centralized control plane and a well-defined separation between user and control planes; ii) Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV), which intends to develop, deliver and deploy network functions as software components running on industry-standard commodity hardware platforms; iii) cloud networking, which extends the outsourcing of processing and storage services to the cloud also to networking services and devices. This move not only simplifies network management, but also opens up new revenue opportunities for network providers, as they can offer on-demand, agile, elastic network services outsourcing their service to the provider cloud. The end result is that the cloud is becoming indistinguishable from the Internet.

 

This special session aims to present the evolution of the Internet from the point of view of different players: service provides, vendors, SMEs, academia. The session will not dwell on specialist issues and will not assume specific knowledge of the concepts mentioned above; rather it will popularize them, while at the same time offering insights on open challenges and possible applications of a more softwarised Internet.

 

Panelists

·         Stefano Salsano, Univ. of Rome "Tor Vergata" [pdf]

Stefano Salsano is Assistant Professor of Telecommunication at the University of Roma, Tor Vergata. His current research interests include Software Defined Networking, Information-Centric Networking, Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Seamless Mobility. He is co-author of an IETF RFC and of more than 120 papers and book chapters. He participated in 12 research projects founded by the EU, being Work Package leader or unit coordinator in 7 of them (ELISA, AQUILA, SIMPLICITY, Simple Mobile Services, PERIMETER, OFELIA, DREAMER/GN3plus) and technical coordinator in one of them (Simple Mobile Services). He has been principal investigator in several research and technology transfer contracts run by the University and by the CNIT and funded by industries (Docomo, NEC, Bull Italia, OpenTechEng, Crealab, Acotel, Pointercom). He has led the development of several testbeds and demonstrators in the context of EU project, most of them released as Open Source software.

 

·         Filippo Galimberti, CISCO [pdf]

Currently at Cisco, as Business Development Manager, he's focusing on Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network function Virtualization (NfV) for EMEA Service Providers teams.

Filippo focus in developing business through innovation of SDN and NfV, supporting SPs evolution Carrier WAN on innovation and Operations toward agility and optimization through SDN.
He is also collaborating with the Cisco Engineering Department to develop the next generation of Cisco products and strategy.
He has MsC degree in Electric Engineering. Before joining Cisco he has been working with major European Service Providers designing Software Architectures and Network Operations.

 

Dr.-Ing. Hagen Woesner studied computer science in Chemnitz and Berlin and received the diploma and doctoral degree from TUB. For his diploma thesis he worked on the MAC protocols for wireless LANs and contributed to the 802.11 working group. Later on he moved his research interest towards optical packet networks based on arrayed waveguide gratings (AWG). After a post-doc stay at CREATE-NET in Trento until 2006 he moved back to Berlin, where he is currently leading the IT/Infrastructure group of EICT. He is coordinator of the FP7 project OFELIA and worked in the SPARC project on carrier grade extensions to OpenFlow. Recently he chaired the first European Workshop on Software Defined Networks (EWSDN). Being Co-founder of BISDN, he is leading the company together with Andreas Köpsel

 

http://www.laboratories.telekom.com/public/English/ueber_uns/Pages/Andreas-Gladisch.aspx

 

Venerdì 20 Giugno

 

Sessione Best GTTI PhD awards (ore 09:00 - 10:30, Palazzo Steri,  aula “Sala dei Baroni”)

Presentation of the research activity conducted by the three 2013 PhD awardees in ICT [pdf]

(Chair: Roberto Cusani)

Vincitori

·         Andrea Modenini (UniParma), “Advanced transceivers for spectrally-efficient communications” [pdf]

·         Marco Polverini (UniRoma1), “Energy Saving Routing Strategies in IP Network” [pdf]

·        Giovanni Serafino (Sant’Anna Pisa),  Photonic Solutions for Digital Processing and Microwave Subsystems

 

Sessione "Prospettive del dopo ASN" (ore 11:00 - 12:30, Palazzo Steri,  aula “Sala dei Baroni”)

Moderatore: Sergio Palazzo

La sessione intende stimolare un dibattito sulle problematiche connesse all'effettiva attuazione delle procedure conseguenti all'esito della prima tornata ASN. Anche alla luce delle recenti dichiarazione del Ministro che avvalorano l'ipotesi di una semplificazione delle attuali normative, un confronto con i settori affini dell'ingegneria dell'informazione riveste caratteri di opportunità e tempestività. Alla discussione sono stati invitati i Presidenti dei settori affini o loro delegati. Hanno confermato la propria partecipazione i colleghi proff. Paolo Lampariello (ING-INF/02), Antonino Mazzeo (ING-INF/05), Mario Savino (ING-INF/07)