Technical Program SSIE 2001

Monday 16 July 2001

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Prof. Marina Ruggieri, University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’, ‘Pioneering the W-band in the Heritage of the SIRIO and ITALSAT Satellites: the DAVID Mission – Scientific Aims, Design Issues and Perspectives’.

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Gianluca Aloi, Universita’ degli Studi della Calabria, ‘Differentiated Traffic Management in Geo-Satellite Networks with On-Board Processing Capability’
  • Andrea Giorgetti, Universita’ di Bologna, ‘Wireless Multimedia through Heterogeneous Satellite Networks’
  • Eros Feltrin, Universita’ di Padova, ‘Next evolutions of the Satellite Services’
  • Stefano Cioni, Universita’ di Bologna, ‘Closed Loop Resource Allocation for High Data Rate Packet Transmission’

Tuesday 17 July 2001

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Ing. Alessandro Ingrassia and Ing. Nicola Scantamburlo, Alcatel Microelectronics, Padova, ‘ADSL Transmission Technologies’

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Dario Di Sorte, Universita’ degli Studi di Perugia, ‘Service Provisioning through IP Networks: Pricing and Service Management Issues’
  • Mauro Femminella, Universita’ degli Studi di Perugia, ‘Definition and Performance Evaluation of a Distributed and Stateless Algorithm for QoS Support in IP Domains with Heterogeneous Traffic’
  • Cesare Fontana, Universita’ di Bologna, ‘Improved Performance in TD-CDMA Mobile Radio System by Optimizing Energy Partition in Channel Estimation’

Wednesday 18 July 2001

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Prof. Michele Elia, Politecnic of Turin, ‘Cryptography: Fundamentals and algorithms moving from research to applications’

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Cerroni Walter, Universita’ di Bologna, ‘Optimization of Wavelength Allocation in WDM Optical Buffers with Asynchronous, Variable Length Packets’
  • Anna Pizzinat, Universita’ di Padova, ‘Realization of a 40 Gb/s transmission system with single mode standard optical fibers (european project IST/ATLAS)’
  • Ezio Obetti, Universita’ di Padova, ‘An alternative GMSK Modulator Implementation’
  • Tomaso Erseghe, Universita’ di Padova, ‘Novel Time-Hopping Sequence Constructions for Impulse Radio’

Friday 20 July 2001

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Giorgio Gallassi, Siemens ICN, Italy, ‘3G and beyond: the Siemens view’

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Mauro Borgo, Universita’ di Padova, ‘Effects of Channel Estimation on Closed Loop Power Control for TDD CDMA’
  • Ilenia Tinnirello, Universita’ di Palermo, ‘Load Balancing in Wireless Packet Networks’
  • Stefano Tomasin, Universita’ di Padova, ‘Reduced Complexity Channel Estimators for OFDM’
  • Andrea Tonello, Universita’ di Padova, ‘Principles of Space-Time Bit-Interleaved Coding and Iterative Decoding for Multiple Transmit/Receive Antenna Systems’