IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking
28–30 November 2022 // Thessaloniki, Greece

Technical Papers

Monday, November 28, 11:30 – 13:00

S1 Technical Session by the TeamUp5G Research Project (hybrid)


Session Chair: Periklis Chatzimisios (International Hellenic University, Greece & University of New Mexico, USA)

Impact of the Two-Slope Path Loss Model in the Service Quality of 4G and 5G Small Cells, Rui R. Paulo (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Fernando J. Velez (University of Beira Interior & Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal)

Performance bounds with precoding matrices compliant with standardized 5G-NR for MIMO transmission , David Alejandro Urquiza Villalonga (Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain); Hatem Odetalla (IS-Wireless, Poland); Maria Julia Fernandez-Getino Garcia (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain); Adam Flizikowski (IS-Wireless, Poland)

Intelligent Reflecting Surface Assisted Millimeter Wave Communications, Diogo Pereira (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal & Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Rodolfo Oliveira (Nova University of Lisbon, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Daniel Benevides da Costa (Technology Innovation Institute, United Arab Emirates); Hyong Kim (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

Investigating Inclusiveness and Backward Compatibility of IEEE 802.11be Multi-link Operation, Daniele Medda (International Hellenic University, Greece); Periklis Chatzimisios (International Hellenic University, Greece & University of New Mexico, USA); Fernando J. Velez (University of Beira Interior & Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Athanasios C. Iossifides (International Hellenic University, Greece); Jean-Frederic Wagen (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Fribourg, Switzerland)

LTE LAA Coexistence with WiFi: Performance Evaluation for Priority Classes, Valentyna Sheyhus (FCT NOVA, Egypt); António Furtado (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Rodolfo Oliveira (Nova University of Lisbon, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal)


S2 5G and Beyond Communications I (hybrid)


Session Chair: Aggeliki Sgora (Ionian University, Greece)

Multi-Architecture COexistence Enabling Network Framework for 5G and Beyond Mobile Systems, Farinaz Kooshki, Md Munjure Mowla and Adam Flizikowski (IS-Wireless, Poland)

Data Handling Mechanisms and Collection Framework for 5G vRAN in Edge Networks, Adam Flizikowski, Evgeniy Alkhovik, Md Munjure Mowla and Md Arifur Rahman (IS-Wireless, Poland)

Designing NIKH: the NextGEM Innovation and Knowledge Hub to Access Next Generation Radio Frequency EMF Exposure and Health Data, Nikolaos E. Petroulakis (FORTH, Greece); Panos Chatziadam (FORTH-ICS, Greece); Mats-Olof Mattsson and Myrtill Simko (SciProof International AB, Sweden); Vasileios Theodorou (Intracom S.A. Telecom Solutions, Greece); Andrianos M. Yiorkas and Andreas Gavrielides (eBOS Technologies Limited, Cyprus); Andreas Miaoudakis (Sphynx Technology Solutions AG, Cyprus); Maria Rosaria Scarfì and Olga Zeni (CNR, Italy)

A Network Selection Algorithm for 5G Heterogeneous Environments, Aggeliki Sgora and Nikolia Bouropoulou (Ionian University, Greece); Gerasimos Stamatelatos (University of Athens, Greece); Agisilaos Konidaris (Ionian University, Greece)

Overview of the evaluation methods for the maximum EMF exposure in 5G networks, Amina Fellan (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany); Hans D. Schotten (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)


S3 5G and Beyond Communications II (virtual)

Session Chair: Dimitrios Zorbas (Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan)

Realistic Field Trial Evaluation of a Tele-operated Support Service for Remote Driving over 5G, Grigorios Kakkavas (Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) & National Technical University of Athens, Greece); Maria Diamanti (National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece); Kwame Nseboah Nyarko and Matthias Gabriel (Technical University Chemnitz, Germany); Vasileios A Karyotis (Ionian University & NETMODE Lab, NTUA, Greece); Klaus Mößner (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany); Symeon Papavassiliou (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)

Black-box Adversarial Examples against Intelligent Beamforming in 5G Networks, AMikhail Zolotukhin (Magister Solutions Ltd., Finland & University of Jyväskylä, Finland); Parsa Miraghaei (Magister Solutions Ltd., Finland); Di Amy Zhang (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, China); Timo Hämäläinen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland); Wang Ke and Marja Dunderfelt (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Finland)

Joint Resource Allocation, Task Processing, and Trajectory Design for UAV-assisted Industrial IoT Users in 6G Networks, Amir Mohammadisarab (Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, France); Ata Khalili (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen, Germany); Ali Nowrouzi (University of Tarbiat Modares, Iran); Nader Mokari and Bijan Arand (Tarbiat Modares University, Iran); Eduard A Jorswieck (Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany)

Standardization Initiatives and Market Approaches in Edge Federation, Monika Valdez (Nearby Computing, Spain); David Carrera (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech & Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain); Angelos Antonopoulos (Nearby Computing, Spain)

Intelligent Transportation Systems in the Context of 5G-Beyond and 6G Networks, Irene Kilanioti (National Technical University of Athens, Greece); Gianluca Rizzo (HES SO Valais, Switzerland & Universita’ di Foggia, Italy); Barbara M Masini (CNR – IEIIT & University of Bologna, Italy); Alessandro Bazzi (University of Bologna, Italy); Diana Pamela Moya Osorio (University of Oulu, Finland); Francesco Linsalata and Maurizio Magarini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); David Löschenbrand and Thomas Zemen (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria); Adrian Kliks (Poznan University of Technology, Poland)


Monday, November 28, 16:00 – 17:00

Demos and Posters


Session Chair: Diego González Morín (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid & Nokia XR Lab, Spain)

Visible Light Communications for IoT services based on high-power LEDs in Industry 4.0 Máximo Morales-Céspedes and Ahmed Al-Sakkaf (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)

Demonstrating the Potential of eXtended Reality Offloading over Emulated 5G Networks ,Diego González Morín (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid & Nokia XR Lab, Spain); Pablo Pérez, Ester González Sosa and Alvaro Villegas (Nokia XR Lab, Spain)

Digital & Green Transitions of the European Manufacturing Sector through beyond 5G-enabled technologies & innovationsGeorge Lazaridis (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Greece & International Hellenic University, Greece); Pouria Sayyad Khodashenas (Huawei Technologies Sweden AB, Sweden); Anastasios Drosou (Centre for Research & Technology Hellas – Information Technologies Institute, Greece); Periklis Chatzimisios (International Hellenic University, Greece & University of New Mexico, USA); Dimitrios Tzovaras (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece); Andrey Krendzel (Huawei Technologies & Huawei, Finland)

The Effect of Variable TTT, Density, and Velocity on Handover of 5G NR Ultra Dense Network Donglin Wang (Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany); Hans D. Schotten (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)

Load-Aware Scheduling in Local Area Networks Using Clustering Anna Gkika Zosan, Vasileios Asteriou and Konstantinos F Kantelis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Sophia Petridou (University of Macedonia, Greece); Petros Nicopolitidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Georgios Papadimitriou (Aristotle University, Greece)

Tangential Power Allocation NOMA scheme for Visible Light Communications,Ahmed Al-Sakkaf and Máximo Morales-Céspedes (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)


S4 Automotive and UAVs (hybrid)


Session Chair: Prodromos-Vasileios Mekikis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

Bumper-to-bumper path loss modeling for V2X application, EPawel Kryszkiewicz, Pawel Sroka, Michal Sybis and Adrian Kliks (Poznan University of Technology, Poland)

Dynamic Programmable Wireless Environment with UAV-mounted Static Metasurfaces, Prodromos-Vasileios Mekikis, Dimitrios Tyrovolas and Sotiris A. Tegos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Alexandros Papadopoulos (University of Ioannina, Greece); Alexandros Pitilakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Sotiris Ioannidis (Technical University of Crete, Greece); Ageliki Tsioliaridou (Foundation for Research and Technology, FORTH, Greece); Panagiotis D. Diamantoulakis, Nikolaos V. Kantartzis and George K. Karagiannidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Christos Liaskos (University of Ioannina, Greece & Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, Greece)

Modeling the Age of Information in UAV-aided Wireless Networks, Emmanouil Lakiotakis (Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) & Institute of Computer Science (ICS), Greece); Nikolaos Pappas (Linköping University, Sweden); Xenofontas Dimitropoulos (University of Crete / FORTH, Greece)


Tuesday, November 29, 11:30 – 13:00

S5 Resource Allocation and Management (hybrid)


Session Chair: Alexandros Fragkiadakis (Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Greece)

Enabling Service-Oriented Principles for the User Plane of Mobile Telecommunication Networks, SSebastian Robitzsch (InterDigital Europe, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Ulises Olvera-Hernandez (InterDigital Communications, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Jose Costa-Requena (Aalto University, Finland); Mika Skarp (Cumucore OY, Finland)

Optimization of Execution for Machine Learning Applications in the Computing Continuum, Ilias Syrigos, Nikolaos Angelopoulos and Thanasis Korakis (University of Thessaly, Greece)

Dynamic Topology Discovery Configuration in Software-Defined Vehicular Networks, Athanasios Papadakis, Tryfon Theodorou, Lefteris Mamatas and Sophia Petridou (University of Macedonia, Greece)

DTLS Static Context Header Compression – Implementation and Evaluation in the Contiki-NG, Alexandros Fragkiadakis (Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Greece)

Enhanced Access Traffic Steering Splitting Switching with Utility-Based Decisioning, Tezcan Cogalan (InterDigital, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Morteza Kheirkhah (Interdigital, United Kingdom (Great Britain) & University College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Keya Patani (InterDigital, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Daniel Camps (i2CAT, Spain); Alain Abdel-Majid Mourad (InterDigital, United Kingdom (Great Britain))


S6 Verticals, Services and Applications (hybrid)


Session Chair: Periklis Chatzimisios (International Hellenic University, Greece & University of New Mexico, USA)

Misbehaviour Reporting in ETSI ITS Standard Considered Broken, Takahito Yoshizawa and Bart Preneel (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Implementation and Evaluation of Telehaptics over Long Term Evolution (4G) – Towards 5G Powered Telesurgery, Maurine Chepkoech, Joyce Mwangama and Bessie Malila (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Experimental Evaluation of ML Models for Dynamic VNF Autoscaling, Vasileios Zalokostas-Diplas (University of Thessaly, Greece); Nikos Makris and Virgilios Passas (University of Thessaly & CERTH, Greece); Thanasis Korakis (University of Thessaly, Greece)

Authentication and Authorization for Content-Centric Routing using W3C DIDs and VCs, Nikos Fotiou (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); Yannis Thomas (Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Greece); George Xylomenos, Vasilios A. Siris and George C. Polyzos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)

LWSSP: A Single Channel Vehicular Networking Protocol for Road Safety Message Dissemination, David Randazzo and Sarvesh Kulkarni (Villanova University, USA)


S7 Resource Allocation (virtual)

Session Chair: Dimitris Ampeliotis (Ionian University, Greece)

Physical Layer Network Coding Enabled NOMA with Multiple Antennas, TMert Ilguy and Berna Özbek (Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey); Bismark Okyere and Leila Musavian (University of Essex, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Arthur Pereira (GS-Lda, Portugal)

User Centric Cell-Free Massive MIMO in the O-RAN Architecture: Signalling and Algorithm Integration, Robbert Beerten (KU Leuven, Belgium); Adam Girycki (IS-Wireless, Poland); Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Service and network function placement in the edge-cloud continuum, Dimitris Tsolkas (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Fogus Innovations and Services, Greece); Anastasios-Stavros Charismiadis (National And Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece); Dionysis Xenakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece); Lazaros Merakos (University of Athens, Greece)

V2X Misbehavior in Maneuver Sharing and Coordination Service: Considerations for Standardization, Jean-Philippe Monteuuis, Jonathan Petit, Mohammad Raashid Ansari, Cong Chen and Seung Yang (Qualcomm, USA)

LoRaWAN Downlink Policies for Improved Fairness , Shahzeb Javed and Dimitrios Zorbas (Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan)


Tuesday, November 29, 14:00 – 16:00

Demos and Posters (Virtual)


Session Chair:

Fidelity-aware Distributed Network EmulationHoussam ElBouanani, Chadi Barakat, Walid Dabbous and Thierry Turletti (Inria, Université Côte d’Azur, France)

Design and Implementation of a Lawful Interception Architecture for B5G Systems Based on Key Escrow, Giuseppe Ungaro, Francesco Ricchitelli, Ingrid Huso, Giuseppe Piro and Gennaro Boggia (Politecnico di Bari, Italy)

Video on Demand Streaming Using RL-based Edge Caching in 5G Networks, Rasoul Nikbakht, Sarang Kahvazadeh and Josep Mangues-Bafalluy (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain)

Mobile Edge Vertical Applications Using ETSI MEC APIs and Sandbox Rasoul Nikbakht (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain); Michail Dalgitsis (Vicomtech, Spain); Sergio Barrachina-Muñoz (Centre Tecnològic Telecomunicacions Catalunya, Spain); Sarang Kahvazadeh (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain)

Performance Evaluation of Federated Learning in Intelligent Wireless ReceiversMaen Mallah, Ömer Karakas and Mehdi Harounabadi (Fraunhofer IIS, Germany)

Adaptive Channel Allocation for Wi-Fi HaLow Networks, Hamid Taramit (Hassan First University, Morocco & University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain); Luis Orozco Barbosa (University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain); Abdelkrim Haqiq (Hassan 1st University, Settat, Morocco)

S8 5G and Beyond Communications III (Virtual)

Session Chair: Athul Prasad (Nokia, USA)

Performance Evaluation of 5G in VHF Band for Super-large Coverage Communication Systems, AHiroshi Harada, Shota Mori and Keiichi Mizutani (Kyoto University, Japan)

Highly Efficient Relay Routing Method for 5G Cellular V2V Communications, Daiki Kawamatsu, Keiichi Mizutani and Hiroshi Harada (Kyoto University, Japan)

A Dynamic Subarray Structure in Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for TeraHertz Communication Systems, Yicong Liu (China Telecom Research Intitute, China); Weijie Li (The University of Sydney, Australia); Zihuai Lin (University of Sydney, Australia))

Point-to-Multipoint Delivery in 5G-Advanced Networks Using Dual-Mode Multicast, Athul Prasad and Preetish Tilak (Nokia, USA); Baran Elmali, Volker Pauli and Mohamed A Nassar (Nokia, Germany); David Navratil (Nokia Networks, Finland); Naizheng Zheng (Nokia Bell Labs, China); David Bhatoolaul (Nokia Bell Labs, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Weighted Sum-Rate Maximization for Distributed RIS-Assisted Cell-Free Massive MIMO, Diluka A Loku Galappaththige (University of Alberta, Canada); Dhanushka P Kudathanthirige (Macquarie University, Australia); Gayan Amarasuriya (Southern Illinois University, USA); Chintha Tellambura (The University of Alberta, Canada)