Technical Program SSIE 2004

Monday July 19, 2004

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Prof. Roberto Verdone, Universita’ di Bologna, ‘Sensors and ad-hoc networks’ (

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations
Urtzi Ayesta – Differentiation between Short and Long TCP flows
Balakrishna Prabhu – Analysis of Scalable TCP
Miorandi Daniele – Connectivity in Ad Hoc Networks and $GI|G|\infty$ Queues
Pini Marco – Techniques for Improving the Performance of Navigation Receivers Tracking the Signal-In-Space Multiple Paths
Di Renzo Marco – Performance of a Chip-Time Analog Differential Receiver for UWB Systems in a Log-Normal Frequency-Selective Fading Channel



Tuesday July 20, 2004

9:00-12:30, Tutorial Session
Prof. Letizia Lo Presti, Politecnico di Torino, ‘Galileo: A Global Navigation Satellite System’ (

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations
Trestino Cosmo – DSP implementation a room transfer function identification system
Romanin Matteo – An Acoustic Feedback Canceller
Cellini Valentina – A Multicarrier Architecture Based upon the Affine Fourier Transform
Tosato Filippo – On the Selection of Adaptive Modulation and Coding Modes over OFDM



Wednesday July 21, 2004

9:00-12:30, Tutorial Session
Prof. Fabio Neri, Politecnico di Torino, ‘What’s new in optical networks?’ (

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations
Autizi Elena – Periodically pole lithium niobate structures for second harmonic generation
Giltrelli Massimo – Cascaded Raman Amplifier in optical fibers
Griggio Paola – PMD properties of constantly spun fibers
Boato Giulia – A novel methodology for analysis of the computational complexity of block ciphers: Rijndael, Camellia and Shacal-2 compared
Occhipinti Tommaso – Quantum Communication Research in Padua



Thursday July 22, 2004

9:00-12:30, Tutorial Session
Prof. Giuseppe Caire, Institut EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France, ‘On Space-Time Communications’ (

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations
Polito Sergio – Mobile Hot-Spots in 3G-WLAN Interworked Scenarios
Spelat Massimiliano – Software Defined Radio Implementation of Navigation Receivers over Reconfigurable Hardware
Carnevale Giambattista – Joint Power Control and Receiver Optimization of CDMA
Sanguinetti Luca – Frequency Domain Equalization for Single-Carrier Wireless Systems
Federico Boccardi – Access techniques for 4G systems



Friday July 23, 2004

9:00-12:30, Tutorial Session
Dr. Nicola Laurenti, DEI Padua University, ‘Physical Layer Issues of Ultra Wide Band Systems’ (

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations
Cappellari Lorenzo – Trellis Coded Quantization as Vector Quantization using
Milani Simone – Joint Source-Channel Video Coding using FEC codes
Andriani Stefano – Lossless Compression for Digital Cinema
Feletti Luca Carlo – Cost function based Low-Density Parity-Check codes design
Fresia Maria – Energy Efficient Channel Coding based on Position Awareness