Workshop Program

8:30 - 9:00: Registration

9:00 - 9:15: Introduction from the Workshop Chairs

9:15 - 10:00: Keynote Presentation

Alexander M. Wyglinski (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA)

10:00 - 10:30: Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00: Session 1 - Sensing I

An Experimental Study on the Statistical Properties of Radio Environment Noise Alexandros Palaios, Hauke Dose, Janne Riihijärvi and Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
A Multi-Channel Spectrum Sensing Scheme with Filter Bank Realization for LTE Signals Trung Thanh Nguyen (Faculty of Engineering, The University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany); Hanwen Cao (Huawei European Research Center, Germany); Theo Kreul (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany); Thomas Kaiser (Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
Spectrum Sensing based on Maximum Eigenvalue Approximation in Cognitive Radio Networks Adeel Ahmed, Yim-Fun Hu, Jim M. Noras and Prashant Pillai (University of Bradford, United Kingdom)

12:00 - 1:30: Lunch Break

1:30 - 3:00: Session 2 - Sensing II

Sub-Nyquist Rate Wideband Spectrum Sensing over TV white space for M2M Communications Yuan Ma, Yue Gao and Clive Parini (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom)
A Weighted Diversity Combining Technique for Cyclostationarity Detection Based Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks Daiki Cho and Shusuke Narieda (National Institute of Technology, Akashi College, Japan)
Unified Approach for Performance Analysis of Cognitive Radio Spectrum Sensing over Correlated Multipath Fading Channels Salam Al-Juboori and Xavier N Fernando (Ryerson University, Canada)

3:00 - 3:30: Coffee Break

3:30 - 5:30: Session 3 - Spectrum Access

Rendezvous in cognitive radio ad-hoc networks with asymmetric channel view Akbar Hossain and Nurul I Sarkar (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
Fusion Based Spectrum Decision Framework for Cognitive Radio Users Ahmad Naeem Akhtar (National University of Science and Technology(NUST), College of Telecommunication Engineering, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Feasibility Study on Application of Impulse-UWB for Control Channel in Cognitive Radio Networks Michael Doering, Anatolij Zubow and Adam Wolisz (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
Underlay Multi-Hop Cognitive Networks with Orthogonal Access Antonio G. Marques (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain); Sergio Molinero (King Juan Carlos University, Spain); Georgios B. Giannakis (University of Minnesota, USA)

5:30: End of Workshop