Welcome to WiSPNET 2017

The international Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET) technically sponsored by IEEE and IEEE ComSoc, MAS, will be held at Electronics & Communication Engineering Department, Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai-603110, India, from March 22 to 24, 2017, under the theme “Advancing Mobile and Wireless technologies towards the creation of smart world”.

WiSPNET, shall provide a new forum for the world-class researchers to gather and share their research achievements, ideas and progress that is required to solve the future challenges that the Information Communication field face.

In addition to a rich variety of regular technical sessions (Call for papers), the conference program will include plenary sessions and panel discussions featuring world-class speakers in the wireless technologies, invited special sessions covering the most recent topics under the above said conference theme.

Special Sessions/Workshops: The conference also invites experts in the field to submit proposals for special sessions and half-day workshops that explore new and emerging trends in wireless communications with focus on industry applications and discuss areas not covered in the cfp.

Tutorials: The conference also invites experts in the field to submit proposals for half-day tutorials of interest to the WiSPNET gathering.

Exhibits: The conference also encourages industries to exhibit their commercial products.


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WiSPNET 2017 AT A GLANCE

WiSPNET is an international forum that fosters to bring together wireless communications researchers from both academics and industry interested in the latest development and design of wireless communications, signal processing and networks.

For the regular technical program, without any restriction in scope, topics of interest include, but are not limited to

Antennas and propagation, Communication theory and information theory

Networking, protocols, cognitive radio, wireless sensor networks, services and applications

Security and Privacy

Signal and Image Processing.

All the accepted and presented papers will be included in the conference proceedings and will be submitted for inclusion in the IEEEXplore®, which will be indexed by (INSPEC, IET), EI Compendex and Scopus. Selected Papers that receive high review scores will be recommended for possible publication in SCI indexed international journals.


















Chief Patrons

Shiv Nadar
Founder, SSN Institutions & Chairman, HCL Technologies

Kala Vijayakumar
President, SSN Institutions



































Committee

Conference Chairs
S. Salivahanan, SSN CE
S. Radha, SSN CE

Organizing Chairs
R. Kishore, ECE, SSNCE
N. Prabagarane, ECE, SSNCE

Finance Chairs
N. Edna Elizabeth, ECE, SSNCE
K. Muthumeenakshi, ECE, SSNCE
K. K. Nagarajan, ECE, SSNCE
R. Hemalatha, ECE, SSNCE

Publicity Chairs
Raed Mesleh, German Jordan University, Jordan
Nadia Abd-Alsabour, Cairo University, Egypt
Thinagaran Perumal, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
K. S. Vishvaksenan, ECE, SSNCE
R. Kalidoss, ECE, SSNCE

Publications Chairs
M. Gulam Nabi Alsath, ECE, SSNCE
S. Ramprabhu, ECE, SSNCE
S. Kirubaveni, ECE, SSNCE

Student Outreach Committee
Prithvi Shankar, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Srinath Narayanan, University of California, San Diego, USA
Varsha Sankar, Stanford University, USA
Sri Vidya, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

International Advisory Committee
Ian F. Akyilidiz, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
Jianfei Cai, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Soon Xin Ng (Michael), University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Zhi Ning Chen, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Hooshang Ghafouri-Shriaz, School of Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK
Stuart D. Walker, University of Essex, UK
Ivan Andonovic, Engineering University of Strathclyde, UK
David Akopian, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Arun. K. Smani, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
Kaharudin Dimyati, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Ma Maode, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Xiao-Zhi Gao, Aalto University, Finland
S. Vijay Anand, Aricent
Swarna Ravindra Babu, Coovum Smart Systems and Services Private Limited
Ravikumar Balakrishnan, Research Scientist, Intel Labs, USA
HR Mohan, Vice Chair, IEEE Madras Section
Atmanand, Chair, IEEE Madras Section
P. Sakthivel, IEEE Madras Section
N. Kumarappan, IEEE Madras Section
P. Subramanian, Chair, IEEE COMSOC Madras Chapter


















Speakers


Title Harnessing Quantum-Computing & Signal Processing in Wireless Communications  ...details

Prof. Lajos Hanzo
IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of both the Communications Society and the Vehicular Society
University of Southampton, UK

Lajos Hanzo received his Masters degree in electronics in 1976 and his Doctorate in 1983 from the Technical University of Budapest. In 2010 he was awarded the university’s highest honour, namely the Honorary Doctorate "Doctor Honaris Causa". Since 1986 he has been with the University of Southampton, UK and in 2004 he was awarded the Doctor of Sciences (DSc) degree. During his 36-year career in telecommunications he has held various research and academic posts in Hungary, Germany and the UK. Since 1986 he has been a member of academic staff in the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK, where he currently holds the Chair in Telecommunications and he is head of the Communications Research Area. He is also a Chaired Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Lajos Hanzo has co-authored 20 John Wiley/IEEE Press books totalling about 10 000 pages on mobile radio communications, and published 1200+ research papers and book chapters at IEEE Xplore. He has also organised and chaired major IEEE conferences, such as WCNC’2006, WCNC’2009, VTC'2011, presented Tutorial/overview lectures at international conferences. He presented a number of named lectures and keynotes.

Lajos is also an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of both the Communications Society and the Vehicular Society as well as a Fellow of both the IEEE and the IEE/IET, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng). He is acting as a Governor of the IEEE VTS as well as of ComSoc. Lajos is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Press. He has been awarded a number of distinctions, most recently the IEEE Wireless Technical Committee Achievement Award (2007), the IET Sir Monti Finniston Achievement Award across all disciplines of engineering (2008) and an Honorary Doctorate of the Technical University of Budapest (2010). His most recent paper awards are: WCNC'2007 in Hong Kong, ICC’2009 Dresden and ICC’2010 Cape Town.

Currently he heads an academic research team working on a range of research projects in the field of wireless multimedia communications aiming for flawless telepresence, supported by rich three-dimensional audio/video communications. His research is sponsored by industry, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) UK, the European IST Programme and the Mobile Virtual Centre of Excellence (VCE), UK. He is an enthusiastic supporter of industrial and academic liaison and he offers a range of industrial courses. For further information on research in progress and associated publications please refer to http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/people/lh and http://www-mobile.ecs.soton.ac.uk/newcomms/?q=node/168


Title Virtual Traffic Lights: A Disruptive Technology for Mitigating Traffic Congestion  ...details

Prof. Ozan Tonguz
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Ozan K. Tonguz is a tenured Full Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

Prior to joining academia, he was with Bell Communications Research (Bellcore) doing research in optical networks and communication systems. His current research interests include vehicular networks, sensor networks, computer networks, wireless networks and communications systems, ad hoc wireless networks, self-organizing networks, smart grid, Internet of Things, optical communications and networks, bioinformatics, robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and security. He has published about 300 technical papers in IEEE journals and conference proceedings. He is an inventor on 15 patents (12 US patents and 3 international patents). He is well-known for his contributions to vehicular networks, wireless communications and networks, and optical communications and networks. He is the author (with G. Ferrari) of the 2006 Wiley book entitled “Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: A Communication-Theoretic Perspective”. He is the founder and President of Virtual Traffic Lights (VTL), LLC, a CMU start-up that was launched in December 2010 for providing solutions to several key transportation problems related to safety and traffic information systems, using vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) wireless communications paradigms. His work and inventions on VTL has been featured in more than 100 countries in different continents by CNN, New Scientist, Discovery Channel, GizMag, CBS, AUDI Technology Magazine, The Atlantic, Metro World News, Eyewitness News in Johannesburg, South Africa, many radio and TV channels, and Internet media. His industrial experience includes periods with Bell Communications Research, CTI Inc., Harris RF Communications, Aria Wireless Systems, Clearwire Technologies, Nokia Networks, Nokia Research Center, Neuro Kinetics, Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), General Motors (GM), Texas Instruments, and Intel. He currently serves or has served as a consultant or expert for several companies (such as Aria Wireless Systems, Harris RF Communications, Clearwire Technologies, Nokia Networks, Alcatel, Lucent Technologies), major law firms (Jones Day, Williams and Connolly, WilmerHale, Heller Ehrman, Baker Botts, Carlson and Caspers, Soroker-Agmon, Dinsmore&Shohl, etc.), and government agencies (such as NSF, DARPA, DoT) in the USA, Europe, and Asia in the broad area of telecommunications and networking. He also served as the Co-Director (Thrust Leader) of the Center for Wireless and Broadband Networking Research at Carnegie Mellon University. More details about his research interests, research group, projects, and publications can be found at http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~tonguz/

Prof. Tonguz has served as an Associate Editor or Guest Editor for several IEEE Journals and Transactions (such as IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS, IEEE/OSA JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY, IEEE COMMUNICATIONS MAGAZINE) and as a member of Technical Program Committees of several IEEE Conferences and Symposia (such as INFOCOM, SECON, GLOBECOM, ICC, VTC, WCNC, etc.).


Title Indoor Positioning Advances Exploiting GPS and WLAN Infrastructures  ...details

Prof. David Akopian
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering,
The University of Texas at San Antonio

David Akopian is a tenured full professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), San Antonio, TX. Prior to joining UTSA, Akopian was a Senior Research Engineer and Specialist with Nokia Corporation from 1999 to 2003. His responsibilities were in the development of advanced location technologies integrated with mobile devices, exploiting both terrestrial and satellite signals in hybrid solutions.

Currently he leads Software Communications and Navigation Systems Laboratory and serves as International Officer for the College of Engineering at UTSA.

Akopian’s research interests are in human-machine interaction and guidance, including wireless communication, sensing, localization technologies and mobile applications. He co-chaired mobile technology conferences for ten consecutive years, and chairs 2017 conference “EI: Mobile Devices and Multimedia: Enabling Technologies, Algorithms, and Applications”. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, USAF, US Navy, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, CPRIT-TX, and SALSI, etc.

Akopian’s research resulted in an extensive number of publications and inventions, including more than thirty issued and pending patents, several book chapters, several edited proceedings, more than 200 journal and conference papers. His team developed several systems that support other NIH and DoD projects. Since 2004, his lab trained about 90 students, and his students are currently employed by such industry leaders as Apple, Google, Qualcomm, Samsung, Cisco Systems, Amazon, Freescale, Dell, Motorola, Nokia, Intel, etc.




Title Building The Internet of Medical Things Through Implantable Ultrasonic Sensor Networks   ...details

Prof. Tommaso Melodia
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Northeastern University, USA

Tommaso Melodia is an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, where he directs the Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2007. He had previously received his M.S. in Telecommunications Engineering and Doctorate from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy, in 2001 and 2005. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and Computer Networks. His research is currently supported by several grants from the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Office of Naval Research, and local and national industrial partners. He received a National Science Foundation CAREER award, and coauthored a paper that was recognized as the “Fast Breaking Paper in the field of Computer Science” by Thomson ISI Essential Science Indicators and a paper that received the “Elsevier Top Cited Paper Award”. His research interests are in modeling, optimization, and experimental evaluation of wireless networks, with applications to ultrasonic intra-body area networks, multimedia sensor networks, underwater networks, cognitive and cooperative networks.

Research



Title Internet of Things, quo vadis?  ...details

Prof. Giacomo Morabito
Associate Professor, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica e delle Telecomunicazioni
University of Catania

Giacomo Morabito received the Laurea degree in electrical engineering and the PhD degree in electrical, computer, and telecommunications engineering from the Istituto di Informatica e Telecomunicazioni, University of Catania, Catania (Italy), in 1996 and 2000, respectively. From November 1999 to April 2001, he was with the Broadband and Wireless Networking Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology, as a research engineer. Since April 2001, he has been with the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica Elettronica e Informatica, University of Catania, where he is currently an associate professor. His research interests focus on analysis and solutions for wireless networks. He serves on the editorial boards of the IEEE WirelessCommunication Magazine, Elsevier Computer Networks, and ACM/Baltzer Wireless Networks. Furthermore, he has been co-guest editor for the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Elsevier Computer Networks, and ACM/ Baltzer Mobile Networks and Applications. He is a member of the IEEE.



Title Space Modulation Techniques  ...details

Prof. Raed Mesleh
Vice Dean
German Jordanian University

Raed Mesleh received his Ph.D. from Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany. From February 2016, he joined the Electrical and Communications Engineering Department as an Associate Professor and from September 2016 he holds the position of vice Dean at the School of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan. From October 2010 to January 2016, he was with University of Tabuk in Saudi Arabia as an associate professor in electrical engineering department and the Director of Research Excellence Prizing unit and Intellectual Property Unit. From 2007 to 2010 he was with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany where he worked as a postdoctoral fellow. He was a visiting scholar at several substantiated organizations such as, Boston University, The University of Edinburgh and Herriot-Watt University. His main research interests are in wireless communication and optical wireless communication with particular focus on MIMO techniques, FSO, and VLC. He is an inventor of Spatial Modulation and quadrature spatial modulation techniques. He holds seven patents, three of them are already granted, and published more than 100 papers at top-tier journals and international conferences. His citations exceed 3600 with exponential growth from 2007 till this date.



Tutorial Title Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks: Energy-Spectral Efficiency, Harvesting and Outage Secrecy  ...details

Prof. Santi P. Maity
Professor, Dept. of Information Technology,
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology,
Shibpur, West Bengal, India.

Santi P. Maity received his B. E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (formerly known as REC Durgapur) and M. Tech in Microwaves with specialization in digital communication, from the University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India in 1993 and 1997, respectively. He did his Master project in Time and Frequency Section, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India in 1997. He received his Ph. D degree in Engineering from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur (formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur), India in 2008 in association with Machine Intelligence Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He received couple of Post-Doctoral research positions in different universities-Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Laboratoire des Signaux et Systems, France and University of Vigo, Spain. He did his Post-Doctoral research for one year (January 2009 to July 2009 and February 2011 to July 2011) in the “Laboratoire des Signaux et Systems (CNRS-Supelec-Universite Paris-Sud 11)” in France. He is at present working as Professor since September, 2012 in Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India. He was Head for the Department of Information Technology in IIEST, Shibpur from February, 2012 to 1st February, 2014. His research interests include multicarrier (MC)-CDMA, Cognitive Radio Networks, Compressive Sampling, Digital Watermarking, Secret Sharing, Medical Image Reconstruction at Compressed Sensing and Segmentation, Blood Vessels and Lesion Detection on Retinal Images. He has published about 190 research papers in International Journals and Conferences including IEEE Transactions/Journals, Letters, Elsevier Science, Springer Verlag, World Scientific etc. He completed successfully the Govt. of India sponsored project on Wireless Communication (MC-CDMA) as Principal Investigator on 2008-2010, supervised several Master and 6 Ph. D thesis and many others are working for Ph. D. He has delivered about 40 invited lectures and tutorial talk in International and National Conferences, National Seminars, Workshops, Faculty Development Programs and acted as Coordinator, TPC Member, Program Chair(s) and General Chair(s) in International Conferences.



Title IoT: A Security for the Reliable Data   ...details

Vijay Anand
Director
Aricent

Vijay Anand is an Technology Director in Aricent and plays an strategic leadership role in R&D by building Middleware Frameworks / stacks / Enablers for Hi-Tech market Segments specfically on Automotive – Connected Car/ Connected MotorBike, Residential – Connected Home and Aerospace – Connected Aircraft (IFED & Avionics Communication Gateway). In this role, he oversees technology direction and innovation for “Consumer, Automotive, Enterprise and Aerospace” market verticals. He does research activities that drive the state-of-art in the design of next generation wireless technologies and along with his group, he builds Software Products (Netsnapper, Multimedia), creates Proof of-concepts, engage with OEM’s/ODM’s/Service Providers/Operators and publish papers in competitive conferences and journals for the research community. He has organized and chaired several technical sessions and gave tutorials on “Mobile Device Architecture: Present and Future”, “Digital Living Network Alliance”, “Fixed Mobile Convergence”, “Connected Car/Home”, “Connected City”, “IoT/IoV” at various International Conferences and symposia – WECON 2016, IoTA 2016, ICCVE 2015, WiSPNET, NTMS, NCC 2010, WPMC, CSI, IEEE Wi-MAX, ICEMC2, AICT & MAP. He is a sought after panellist, keynote speaker, and architect on next generation mobile terminals, Automotive and Consumer Electronic products.

He has been involved in several international Research projects related to Mobile communication, Consumer and Automotive segments. Vijay has 24+ years of experience and has Published, more than 17 Research Papers, 3 International Journals at various Wireless International Conferences – WTS, WWC, WWRF, IMSAA and COMSWARE and engaged academic Institutions for Research Projects. He is the author for the “Best-Paper and Outstanding Paper” award winning articles at IEEE/International conference.



Title Moore’s Law and Design Challenges   ...details

Vishal Sharma
Engineering Manager at Intel, Bangalore, India

Vishal Sharma is an Engineering Manager at Intel, Bangalore. He has been involved in the development of Semiconductor chips throughout his career, with focus on Physical Design, Layout Verification, Fullchip Tapeout and IP development of Mixed-Signal, Analog and Digital IPs. At Intel, Vishal is currently leading the Physical Integration, Methodology and Layout execution team responsible for development of digital IPs for Graphics, Display and Image Processing Unit (IPU) across multiple SoCs and products. Prior to this, he was leading the development and delivery of high-speed IOs and voltage regulator IPs in the Hard-IP team at Intel India. Vishal was the fullchip tapeout lead for Crestline (the Graphics and Memory-Controller Hubchip), which was part of the 4th generation Centrino platform for laptops; and this was the first fullchip tapeout done out of Mobility Chipset group at Intel India.

Vishal received his B.Tech (EE) from IIT, Kharagpur, India in 1997. He has more than 19 years of experience in the VLSI industry, with last 11 years at Intel. He has been part of more than 50 tapeouts, ranging from 180nm to 10nm process nodes of TSMC and Intel Fabs. He has been part of the evolution of the design cycle and design methodologies to tackle the complexities of the ever-shrinking process nodes driven by Moore’s Law. Vishal has many technical submissions to his credit at Intel internal technical conferences, and has won the Best Paper Award at SNUG (Synopsys User Conference), 2005. He is passionate about the technical challenges faced everyday at work, and is extremely keen to mentor juniors for their growth in technical and behavioral skills.



Title Building the Internet of Things : Key Protocols & Standards  ...details

Vishwas Lakkundi
IoT Specialist & Consultant
Bengaluru, India

Vishwas currently works as IoT Specialist and Consultant based out of Bengaluru. He specializes in standardization, architecture, protocol stacks, device management and information security aspects of Internet of Things. He is an IoT subject matter expert of international repute and is regularly invited as a distinguished speaker at several international and national IoT events.

He has 16 years of applied R&D experience in wireless communications & networking, out of which 6 years in IoT and has conducted several IoT workshops and training sessions for major corporate as well as academic clients. He was awarded the Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship twice by the European Commission and contributed to several European R&D projects in the IoT/M2M/WSN domain.

He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of IEEE Internet of Things Community, IEEE Technical Committee on Security & Privacy, IETF DICE/ACE/COSE Working Groups, and IET. He is a member of CISO/TiE Taskforce on IoT Security, Secretary of IEEE Computer Society Bangalore Chapter, Executive Committee Member of IET Bangalore Network and leads its IoT activities in Karnataka State.

He holds a PhD in Wireless Communications (Europe) and MTech & BE in ECE (India).


Title Intelligent Internet of Things  ...details

Kota Solomon Raju
Principal Scientist & Project Leader
Digital Systems Group
CSIR - Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI)
Pilani 333 031 (Rajasthan), India

Dr. Kota Solomon Raju has been working as Principal Scientist in Digital Systems Group, CSIR - Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR - CEERI), Pilani, Rajasthan, India. He received the B.E. from Andhra University in 1997, M.E. from BITS Pilani in 2003 and Ph.D. from IIT Roorkee in 2008. His research work mainly focused on advanced embedded systems, reconfigurable application specific instruction-set processor (RASIP), reconfigurable computing systems (RCS)for various applications such as Internet of Things (IoT), Software-Defined Radio (SDR), WSN, Automation, Robotics, Signal, Image, video and audio processing etc.

Currently leading three R&D major projects as a principal Investigator and Six R&D projects have been completed successfully as principal Investigator.

Apart from above R&D, he has been teaching /delivering lectures for the post graduate students as part of ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH (AcSIR), Chennai, which is like an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and other Institutions of National Importance. AcSIR established by an Act of Parliament, Government of India. He was a visiting professor (August 2015 to Dec2016), EEE department, BITS, Pilani. Author or co-author of more than 100 scientific papers published in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences. Delivered 49 invited talks in international / national conferences /seminars/workshops, and guided three Ph.D. students, more than 65 M.Tech. dissertations. He served as publication Chair and Co-convener for the ICAES-2013 (International Conference on Advanced Electronic Systems). He is also a Fellow of THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS (INDIA), and life member of the IETE, New Delhi. He visited Germany and Japan. He has played the key role in materializing the MOU between CSIR-CEERI, Pilani and Hiroshima University, Japan.








































Call for Paper

Prospective authors are invited to submit technical papers of their previously unpublished work. Detailed information about the electronic paper submission process can be found in the FOR PARTICIPANTS or PAPER SUBMISSION section. All presented papers will be published by the IEEE and included in IEEEXplore®, which will be indexed by (INSPEC, IET), EI Compendex and Scopus. Selected Papers that receive high review scores will be recommended for possible publication in SCI indexed international journals. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to
(Call for papers):

Track 1: Antennas and propagation, Communication theory and information theory

  • MIMO and multi-antenna communications
  • Underlay/overlay systems
  • Error control coding including turbo codes, LDPC and iterative decoding
  • Multiuser, network, massive and distributed MIMO systems
  • Cooperative communications and relaying
  • Fundamental limits, information theory for wireless
  • Multiple access schemes, multiuser detection
  • Interference mitigation and management
  • Communication with limited feedback, Precoding and scheduling
  • Space-time coding and processing, Interference alignment techniques
  • Wireless Communications Powered by Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer
  • Spread spectrum systems: UWB, CDMA,MC CDMA, MC DS CDMA
  • Information theory
  • Adaptive modulation and coding
  • Network coding
  • Spectrum sensing & dynamic spectrum access
  • Detection, equalization, synchronization, estimation
  • Performance analysis, field tests and measurements
  • Resource allocation and interference management
  • Satellite and high altitude platforms
  • Antennas and propagation
  • Localization techniques
  • Physical layer security
  • Advanced Multicarrier waveforms: beyond OFDM and filterbank-based schemes
  • Radio over fiber techniques
  • Wireless channel modelling
  • Gigabit wireless communications for 5G
  • Millimeter wave and visible light communications
  • Cognitive wireless networks
  • PHY layer design for cellular, wireless LAN, ad hoc, and sensor networks
  • Energy efficient PHY layer design, energy harvesting
  • Over-the-air testing
  • Cross-layer air interface design
  • Ultra wideband, mmWave, and sub-THz communications
  • Information-theoretic aspects of wireless communications
  • Concepts for 5G and future PMR/PPDR broadband systems
  • Signal processing for wireless communications
  • Next generation M2M communications for internet of things
  Track 2: Networking, protocols, cognitive radio, wireless sensor networks, services and applications

  • Ad-hoc and mesh networks
  • Cognitive radio networking
  • Software defined networking
  • Radio resource management and interference control
  • ICT applications in smart cities and smart grid
  • Homeland security and military communications
  • Mobile Internet
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Self-organisation
  • Cross layer design
  • Wireless routing techniques
  • Mobility management
  • Green networking and Energy harvesting
  • Innovative services and applications
  • Implementation concepts and test beds
  • Device-to-Device (D2D) Communication
  • Delay tolerant networks
  • Heterogeneous and small cell networks
  • Traffic control and engineering
  • Optical wireless and visible light communications
  • End-to-End QoS and QoS provisioning
  • Cloud-based networking techniques (mobile cloud computing, Cloud-RAN)
  • Network virtualization
  • Networking techniques for mmWave
  • Vehicular Networks (VANETs)
  • Machine-to-machine communications and applications
  • Wireless MAC protocols for 5G: design, analysis, and optimization
  • Cognitive and cooperative MAC
  • MAC for mesh, ad hoc, relay, and sensor networks, Scheduling and radio resource management
  • Cross-layer MAC design, Software defined radio, RFID MAC, QoS support and energy efficient MAC
  • MAC protocol for energy harvesting wireless networks
  • MAC protocols for molecular and bacterial nano networks
  • MAC design for multi-tier cellular/small cell networks
  • Multiple access in machine-to-machine communications
  • MAC for cloud radio access networks (Cloud-RANs)
  • Wireless personal/body area networks (WPAN/WBAN) and Context awareness
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Everthing (IoE)
Track 3: Security and Privacy

  • Authentication
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Digital Forensics
  • Cloud computing security
  • Threat Modelling
  • Cyber – physical security
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Data and application security
  • Embedded Systems Security
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Key Management
  • Wireless or mobile security and privacy in health, automotive, avionics, or smart grid applications
  • Access Control
  • Wireless and mobile privacy and anonymity
  • Mobile computing security
  • Secure localization and location privacy
  • Security Architectures
  • Security & Privacy for Smart Devices (e.g., Smartphones)
  • Security and privacy for mobile sensing systems
  • Trusted computing
  • Security solutions in VLSI
  Track 4: Signal and Image Processing

  • Audio and acoustic signal processing
  • Multimedia signal processing
  • Bio-inspired image and signal processing
  • Nonlinear signal processing
  • Design and implementation of signal processing systems
  • Image Fusion
  • Speech processing
  • Image and video processing
  • Signal processing theory and methods
  • Sensor array, multichannel and communications signal processing
  • Machine learning
  • Signal processing for education
  • Medical image and signal processing
  • Signal processing applications
  • Compressive Sensing
  • VLSI signal processing


































Paper Submission

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Non-Author One Day Registration: Access to all IEEE WiSPNET sessions, USB proceedings, Break-fast, Lunch and Dinner March 22-24, 2017 on the day selected. Click here

Tutorial Only: Access to the all tutorial sessions registered for and USB proceedings with tutorial notes, Break-fast and Lunch March 22 – 24, 2017, Dinner March 22, 2017, Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner March 23, 2017, and Accommodation March 22 – 24, 2017. Click here

Extra Fee Includes: Break-fast and Lunch March 22 – 24, 2017, Dinner March 22, 2017, Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner March 23, 2017 and Accommodation March 22 – 24, 2017. Click here

Note: Accommodation will be provided inside our Campus based on First-come, first-served (FCFS) basis (Registration).



































About Publication

Publication in Proceedings: Submissions will be peer-reviewed by experts in the relevant field and accepted and presented papers will be published in the WiSPNET 2017 conference proceedings and in IEEEXplore®, which will be indexed by (INSPEC, IET), EI Compendex and Scopus.

Publication in Journal: Selected papers that receive high review scores will be reviewed by the conference committees and journal editorial board for possible publication in SCI indexed international journals, which will be indexed by EI (INSPEC, IET), Google Scholar, etc.

Note: WiSPNET 2016 conference proceedings available in IEEEXplore® had been indexed by (INSPEC, IET), EI Compendex and Scopus. For detail Click Here



































Panel:

5G and Internet of Things


Moderator

       Prof. M.D Selvaraj




       Prof. Lajos Hanzo
       Prof. David Akopian
       Prof. Tommaso Melodia
       Prof. Raed Mesleh


































Patronage Benefits-IEEE WiSPNET 2017

To Download WiSPNET 2017 Patron Agreement Form Click Here

Helping and broadening the impact of information and communication technology work

  • Support for education and research that focus on “Advancing Mobile and Wireless technologies towards the creation of smart world” for the benefit of humanity.

Awareness Building and Branding Building:

  • Direct promotion to IEEE members, academicians and research practitioners working in the field of Information Communications.
  • Direct promotion to e-mail listings and publications; logo on website and in flyers.
  • Access to conference speakers and participants to learn about research issues and, how they are being addressed in the academia as well as in the industry.

High Traffic Networking:

  • Approximately 400 attendees
  • Exhibit tables located in the same area as conference breaks where participants will have easy access to your information.
  • A welcome reception co-located with poster sessions providing direct interaction with innovators

2017 IEEE WiSPNET Patronage Program Options

PLATINUMINR 2,50,000Plenary Talk6 PassesFull Page AdExhibit
GOLDINR 2,00,000Plenary Talk4 PassesFull Page AdExhibit
SILVERINR 1,00,000Plenary Talk2 PassesFull Page AdExhibit
BRONZEINR 50,000Plenary Talk2 PassesFull Page AdExhibit
PROCEEDINGSINR 40,000--1 Passes1/4 Page AdBanner
RECEPTIONINR 30,000--1 Passes1/4 Page AdBanner
BREAKSINR 20,000------Banner

Platinum Patronage includes:

1. Recognition as the Platinum Level Patron on:

  • Conference website (with your logo and a link to your website)
  • Conference posters, signs, and flyers
  • Mention during opening and closing remarks
  • Program listing and full page advertisement in the conference program
2. Recognition in our international conference promotion campaign
  • Listing in all leading print and online IEEE WiSPNET publication promotion efforts
  • A listing as Platinum patron in conference website and in the proceedings
3. Recognition at the Networking Reception
  • Signs and Poster
  • Promotional email blasts
  • Speaking opportunity during Networking Reception
4. Speaking opportunities at the Conference
5. 30" x 72" skirted exhibit table with two chairs
6. 6 conference passes

Gold Patronage includes:

1. Recognition as the Gold Level Patron on:

  • Conference website (with your logo and a link to your website)
  • Conference posters, signs, and flyers
  • Program listing
  • Mention during opening and closing remarks
  • Full page advertisement in the conference program
2. Recognition in our international conference promotion campaign
  • Listing in all leading print and online IEEE WiSPNET publication promotion efforts
  • A listing as Gold patron in the conference website and in the proceedings
3. Speaking opportunity during Networking Reception
4. 30" x 72" skirted exhibit table with two chairs
5. 4 conference passes

Silver Patronage includes:

1. Recognition as the silver Level Patron on:

  • Conference website (with your logo and a link to your website)
  • Conference flyers
  • Program listing and half page advertisement in the conference program
2. Recognition in our international conference promotion campaign
  • Listing in all leading print and online IEEE WiSPNET publication promotion efforts
  • A listing as Silver patron in the conference website and in the proceedings
3. 30" x 72" skirted exhibit table with two chairs
4. 2 conference passes

Bronze Patronage includes:

1. Recognition as the Bronze Level Patron on:

  • Conference website (with your logo and a link to your website)
  • Conference flyers
  • Program listing and half page advertisement in the conference program
2. Recognition in our international conference promotion campaign
  • An exclusive listing in all leading print and online IEEE WiSPNET publication promotion efforts
  • A listing as Silver patron in the conference website and in the proceedings
3. 30" x 72" skirted exhibit table with two chairs
4. 2 conference passes

1. Recognition as the Conference Patron for appropriate item:

  • Conference website (with your logo and a link to your website)
  • Conference flyers
  • Program listing and quarter page advertisement in the conference program
2. Onsite banner provided by you [up to 2ft x 4ft]
3. 1 conference pass

Networking Reception

1. Recognition as the Conference Patron for Networking Reception:
  • Conference website (with your logo and a link to your website)
  • Conference flyers
  • Program listing
2. Onsite banner provided by you [up to 2ft x 4ft]
3. 1 conference pass

Breakfast or Coffee Break Patronage includes

1. Recognition as the Conference Patron for Breakfast or break as appropriate:

  • Conference website (with your logo and a link to your website)
  • Conference flyers
  • Program listing
2. Onsite banner provided by you [up to 2ft x 4ft]

General Information, Contact and Payment Information
There are a limited number of patronages offered at each level. A contract and payment in full is required to secure a patronage package; advance payment is required for to be included in conference promotion efforts. Patrons must support the mission of the conference and be pre-approved by the Conference Patronage Chair. Any question of appropriateness of Patronages will be at the discretion of the Conference Patronage Chair.
For more information, please contact the Conference Chair, S. Radha, radhas@ssn.edu.in



































For Participants

Instructions for authors

Papers will be reviewed on the basis that they do not contain plagiarized material and have not been submitted to any other conference at the same time (double submission). These matters are viewed very seriously and the IEEE will take action against any author who has engaged in either practice.

Important Note: To be published in the IEEE WiSPNET 2017 Conference Proceedings and IEEE Xplore®, an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the FULL (IEEE member or non-member) author rate and must present the paper at the conference. Some papers might be presented as posters. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE-formatted publication-ready version of the paper along with any overlength charges for each camera-ready manuscript in excess of five (5) pages up to a maximum of seven (7). Accepted and presented papers will be published in the IEEE WiSPNET 2017 Conference Proceedings and submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore®.

Submission Details:

At the time of submission, the authors are required to make sure that the PDF file and the Submission System registration page of a paper have the same list of authors. That is, please enter all authors in Submission System during the submission process. Failure to comply with this rule may lead to the withdrawal of your paper from the review process. Also, the author list of an accepted paper CANNOT be changed in the final manuscript. Papers can be submitted with the aid of the link here

All submissions should be written in English with a minimum and maximum paper length of four (4) and seven (7) printed pages (10-point font), respectively, including figures. Camera-ready versions of accepted papers exceeding five (5) pages will be allowed pending payment of overlength charges.

Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats are found here

You can also use the sample template for Microsoft Word: US letter

Only PDF files will be accepted both for the review process and camera-ready submissions.

Manuscripts should not contain page numbers, embedded links or notes, scanned images, headers, or footers.

Revise your Paper

Please read the reviews of your paper and follow the reviewers’ recommendations for revising it and preparing the final version. When you are done with the revision, please print out your paper and carefully proof read it. All the details in the figure should be very succinct. Review formatting requirements can be found at:
http://www.ieee.org/web/publications/pubservices/confpub/AuthorTools/conferenceTemplates.html

Note: The camera ready paper should be prepared in proper formatting and should include all the recommendations of the reviewers’. Failing to comply with may result in removal of the paper from WiSPNET proceedings and will not be submitted to IEEE Xplore® even if the registration fee is paid. It is recommended to use a professional native English-speaking editor if the authors are not good in scholarly writing. Papers with less than excellent English will not be published even if technically perfect.

IEEE Copyright Form

While uploading your camera-ready paper, you will need to submit your IEEE copyright form.






















































































Venue

Reaching The Venue

Reaching the Conference Venue (SSN) from different boarding points by Bus/Train

Participants arriving by Train (Egmore Station)

Participants travelling by train or bus can get down at Tambaram station and take any of the following Route nos. from Tambaram to reach SSN College of Engineering:

Route nos.: 515, 115   -   Tambaram to Mamallapuram
Route nos.: 555, 566, 55k   -   Tambaram to Thirupporur

A 40 minutes drive makes you to reach the conference venue. The bus stop is SSN College.

Participants arriving by Train (Central Station)

At the gate of Chennai Central Railway station, you can board a bus to Broadway. Normally all the buses entering the central station and stopping at the bay will go to Broadway bus stand. It takes 4-6 minutes to reach Broadway. From Broadway bus terminus, you can take any of the following route buses to Kelambakkam.

Route nos.: 102 and 102 A/C   -   Kelambakkam (frequent)
Route no.: 521   -   Thirupporur (direct bus to college but limited timings)

It takes 1 hr to reach Kelambakkam from Broadway. From Kelambakkam the participant can board any bus or share autos or trip vans going towards Thirupporur / Mamallapuram and get down at SSN college of Engineering

Participants who arrive by bus at Koyambedu Bus Terminus

Those who are coming from north Tamil Nadu by bus can use any of the routes given below.
At Koyambedu bus stand (CMBT) there are two systems – One is for moffusel bus and the other one for local bus.

From Koyembedu Moffusel bus Stand you can board the bus (Route no 119) to Kalppakkam/Mamallapuram, which goes via SSN College of Engineering.

For boarding local bus, you can look for one just outside the Koyembedu bus stand. You can board the bus (Route no 570 & 570s) to Kelambakkam. Both the buses cover the distance in about 1.30 hrs to 2 hrs depending on the traffic. From Kelambakkam, the participant can board any bus or share autos or trip vans going towards Thirupporur / Mamallapuram and get down at SSN college of Engineering

National and International Participants arriving by Air Route

Participants can reach the venue by booking a prepaid taxi from Chennai airport (Domestic or International Terminal) to SSN College of Engineering which will cost around $20-25

For any queries regarding how to reach the campus, please contact:

S. Ramprabhu   -   9943120420























































Accommodation Details


Campus accomodation contact :


S.Ram prabhu:9943120420

B.Ramani :9962521711

Ms. Lena - 9894195087 & Ms.Shiny - 8870277225 (Ladies Hostel 5B - Students female)
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Mr. Senthalan - 9443381483 (Ladies Hostel 6 - Students male)
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Mr. Sasikumar - 8939619640 (Gents Hostel 7 - Faculty members)
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Accommdation-Faculty-Women

Mr. Prithviraj - 7708946848 (International hostel - AC rooms)
Accommodation for Foreign / Research Organisation / Industry Participants
AC accommodation on payment basis



Delegates looking for accommodation outside the conference venue can find in any of the below listed hotels which are at a distance of 4 to 14 km (5 to 20 minutes drive).
For details please vist the following links:

Gokulam Park Sabari OMR  (14 km)
Southernresidency OMR  (4 km)
Days Hotel Chennai OMR  (5 km)

We are happy to announce that Gokulam Park Sabari – OMR, Southern Residency & Days Hotel Chennai OMR have come forward to offer special rates for WiSPNET 2017 delegates. Details are as follows.


   Greetings from Gokulam Park Sabari OMR !!!

 

Gokulam Park Sabari OMR, a unit of Gokulam Hotels & Resorts. The Hotel has 85 well-appointed guest rooms including suites. The multi-cuisine restaurant ‘Bytes 24 X 7’ offers both buffet and A la carte meals and snacks and the well-stocked Bar ‘Zero Degree’ keeps your spirits high and Skyline Rooftop Garden. The Hotel has an extensive banqueting facility and can handle from 25 to 150 guests for Conferences and social gatherings. The Hotel has an in-house laundry, International Elysium – Spa, Swimming pool, Business Centre, Free Wireless Internet connectivity and a host services to make your stay a comfortable one.

Special conference Rates for SSN College of Engineering, ECE Department

Room Category Published Tariff (INR) Special Group Rates on CPAI (INR)
Occupancy Single Double Single Double
Superior Room Rs.5500 +Taxes Rs.6500 +Taxes Rs.3750/-Nett Rs.4450/-Nett
NOTE :- The Above rates are applicable only for this booking and for Extra Bed Rs.1000/-Nett.

The above Rates are inclusive of:

  1. Complimentary Buffet Breakfast at '24X7'
  2. the Multi Cuisine Restaurant at the Hotel.
  3. Complimentary access to Swimming pool.
  4. Complimentary access to The Fitness Center.
  5. Rooms will be subject to availability at the time of confirmation with dates.

In case you need any further information or clarification, please do contact .
M.Goutham Reddy
Asst.Sales Manager
E-Mail: asm.omr@gokulamhotels.com
Mobile: +91- 8754571866



   Greetings from Southern Residency!!

 

Room Category Rates (INR)
Studio Room(single) RS.1700+Taxes
Executive Room ( Double) Rs.2600+Taxes
Club Premium (Double) Rs.2800+Taxes

In case you need any further information or clarification, please do contact .
Rijo Abrahan
Sales Manager – Sales & Marketing,
E-Mail: reservation@southernresidency.com
Mobile: +91-9884802410
website |www.southernresidency.com


   Greetings from Days Hotel Chennai OMR!!

We are pleased to extend the below special rates for M/S. SSN College of Engineering. Under Corporate Privilege Program – 2016.

Room Category Printed Rates on CP  (INR) Special Rates on CP  (INR)
  Single Double Single Double
Standard Rs.5000/-+ Tax Rs.5500/- +Tax Rs.3750/-Nett Rs.4250/- Nett
Deluxe Rs.6000/- +Tax Rs.6500/- +Tax Rs.4750/-Nett Rs.5250/-Nett
Suites Rs.8000/- +Tax Rs.8000/- +Tax Rs.5750/-Nett Rs.6250/-Nett
Extra Bed Rs.500/- +Tax on CP

The above Rates are inclusive of:

  • Complimentary Buffet breakfast at Nutcracker coffee shop from 07:00 to 9:30 hours.
  • Fruit Basket on Arrival on request.
  • Usage of Gymnasium.
  • High speed Wifi.
  • Complimentary 1 liter water bottle per day per guest.


Note : If you are willing to stay at Days Hotel Chennai OMR , kindly drop an email to conferrence mail id wispnet2016@gmail.com with the subject authorization letter for hotel stay. We will get back to you with an authorization letter that can be produced at the hotel to avail the above mentioned special rates.

For any queries related to discount.
Contact:
Jeetu Singh
Sales Executive
E-Mail: sales2@dayshotelchennaiomr.com
Mobile: +91-7358023772



















Key Dates


Paper Submission Due (Extended) 20 February 2017  (Closed)
Acceptance Notification Due (Extended)25 February 2017
Final Paper Submission Due (Extended) [Camera Ready Paper]04 March 2017
Author Registration Due (Extended)04 March 2017
Conference22 – 24 March 2017


































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About Chennai


SSN College of Engineering (SSNCE) is the outcome of the vision and initiative of Padma Bhushan Dr. Shiv Nadar, Chairman of HCL Technologies Ltd. The institution was established in 1996 on a sprawling campus of 250 acres on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) of Chennai. SSN is one of the top E-schools in India and March is the ideal time to host the event at this Institution which is located close to Chennai, the 4th largest Indian city and the 36th metropolitan city the world over, a vibrant multicultural, multilingual and one of the oldest welcoming cities in India that offers visitors a unique experience. Also, some of umpteen interesting tourist locations near the conference venue include, Pondicherry once a French colony, Mahabalipuram that hosts ancient temples and rock carvings of the 7th century, Marina Beach the second longest beach in the world, Semmozhi Poonga, The Huddleston Gardens Of Theosophical Society, Arignar Anna Zoological Park - the first ever zoo in India, Kapaleeswarar Temple - one of the oldest temples in the city, National Art Gallery, Connemara Public Library that was established in the year 1896, etc.




































Contact Us

SSN College of Engineering
Old Mahabalipuram Rd, Kalavakkam, Tamil Nadu 603110
Phone: 044 2746 9700

Email: wispnet2017@gmail.com
Mobile No.:
Prabagarane - +91 9840026202
Kishore - +91 9940097856