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PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Monday, August 17, 2009
 
     
 
9:15 - 9:45
  Opening - Breakfast  
 
9:45 - 10:45
  Plenary Talk: Fourier Analysis in the Binary World
Professor Robert Calderbank
 
 
10:45 - 11:00
  Coffee Break  
 
11:00 - 12:00
  Plenary Talk: Reed Muller Codes, Compressive Sensing and Multi-User Detection
Professor Robert Calderbank
 
 
12:00 - 13:00
  Lunch  
 
13:00 - 14:30
  SESSION A

On the Channel Capacity and Implementation Complexity of Binary CDMA with Non-Gaussian Multi-User Interference
Aminata Amadou Garba, Jan Bajcsy

Finding Rare Objects in P2P File-Sharing Systems Using Network Coding
A.R. Alizad, I. Nikolaidis, M. Ardakani

On the Dynamics of Trapping Sets for (Regular) LDPC Codes
Christian Schlegel, Shuai Zhang

Efficient and Robust In-Network Processing in Wireless Sensor Networks
Baljeet Malhotra, Ioanis Nikolaidis, Mario A. Nascimento

 
 
14:30 - 15:00
  Coffee Break  
 
15:00 - 16:30
  SESSION B

Quantum Key Distribution at the University of Calgary
Philip Chan, Itzel Lucio-Marítnez, Xiaofan Mo, Steve Hosier, Wolfgang Tittel

Multi-Hop Relaying and Multiple Antenna Techniques - Performance Trade-Offs in Cellular Systems
K.R. Jacobson, R. C. Elliott, W.A. Krzymien

Spectral Analysis of Pre-coded Faster than Nyquist Signaling
Yong Jin Daniel Kim, Jan Bajcsy

Performance Analysis of TDMA based Cooperative Relay Protocols
Saman Atapattu, Nandana Rajatheva, Chintha Tellambura

 

 
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
 
     
 
9:15 - 9:45
  Breakfast  
 
9:45 - 10:45
  Plenary Talk: Multirate Filters and Applications of Multirate Signal Processing to Communication Systems (Part 1)
Professor fred harris

 
 
10:45 - 11:00
  Coffee Break  
 
11:00 - 12:00
  Plenary Talk: Multirate Filters and Applications of Multirate Signal Processing to Communication Systems (Part 2)
Professor fred harris
 
 
12:00 - 13:00
  Lunch  
 
13:00 - 14:30
  SESSION C

Data Fusion of Wireless Sensor Network Under Non-ideal Communication Condition
Mingdong Xu, Henry Leung

Reduced complexity velocity estimation in Rayleigh MIMO channels using autocorrelation function based schemes
Salman A. Khan

Sensing Order Problem in Cognitive Radio Networks with Heterogeneous Channel Availability
Hai Jiang, Lifeng Lai, Rongfei Fan, H. Vincent Poor

Wireless Body Area Sensor Network: A System Implementation Perspective
Huasong Cao, Victor C. M. Leung

 
 
14:30 - 15:00
  Coffee Break  
 
15:00 - 16:30
  SESSION D

Contribution to Adaptive Channel Tracking and Opportunistic Beamforming
Saina Lajevardi, Christian B. Schlegel

Towards the Accurate Simulation of Specific Indoor Wireless Sensor Networks
Nicholas M. Boers, Pawel Gburzynski, Ioanis Nikolaidis

Predicting Switching Activity in LDPC Decoders Through Density Evolution
Brendan Crowley, Vincent Gaudet

Smart Relaying in Wireless Networks
Nam H. Vien

 

 
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
 
     
 
9:30 - 10:00
  Breakfast  
 
10:00 - 10:45
  Plenary Talk: An Area-Efficient QR Decomposition Implementation for
Fast-Fading MIMO Systems (Part 1)

Professor Glenn Gulak

 
 
10:45 - 11:00
  Coffee Break  
 
11:00 - 11:45
  Plenary Talk: An Area-Efficient QR Decomposition Implementation for
Fast-Fading MIMO Systems (Part 2)

Professor Glenn Gulak
 
 
12:00 - 13:00
  Lunch  
 
13:00 - 14:30
  SESSION E

Power Allocation in Wireless Relay Networks
Tung T. Pham

Review of Low Power Successive Approximation Register Analog to Digital Converters
Ji Sun, Vincent Gaudet, Christian Schlegel

Dynamic Resource Allocation for OFDM-based Cognitive Radio Systems
Gaurav Bansal

Signal Transmission with Unequal Error Protection in Wireless Relay Networks
Ha X. Nguyen, Ha H. Nguyen, Tho Le-Ngoc

 
 
14:30 - 15:00
  Open Discussion - Closing