Technical Program SSIE 2003

Monday 14 July 2003

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Prof. Giovanni E. Corazza, University of Bologna, Italy, ‘Integrated Terrestrial/Satellite Mobile Systems for Multimedia Services’

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Maurizio Fantino, Polythecnic of Torino, ‘Design of Software-Radio Receivers for GPS/Galileo System’
  • Davide Avagnina, Polythecnic of Torino, ‘Analysis of Signal Acquisition Method for GPS and Galileo’
  • Pasquale Pace, University of Calabria, ‘On the Performance of connection admission control and traffic management schemes in a DVB-RCS Suited Satellite System’
  • Eros Feltrin, University of Padova, ‘Skyplex Data Overview’
  • Adele Fusco, University of Sannio, ‘Random Walk approach for wave propagation through atmospheric layers and its application to differential synthetic aperture radar interferometry’
  • Luca Zuliani, University of Bologna, ‘Performance of A Dynamic Channel Allocation Scheme with Frequency Hopping, Power Control and Handover in a Mobile Radio System’

Tuesday 15 July 2003

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Dr. Raffaele Bruno, CNRIIT, Pisa, Italy, ‘Optimization of Resources’ Utilization in IEEE 802.11 networks: the WLAN and Hot Spot scenarios’

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Floriano De Rango, University of Calabria, ‘Multi-step Resizing of the Request Zone in Ad Hoc Networks’
  • Leonardo Piacentini, University of Perugia, ‘Target access router selection in advanced mobility scenarios’
  • Giuseppe Araniti, University of Reggio Calabria, ‘Control Mechanism for Soft-QOS Provisioning in UMTS Multitier Systems’
  • Enrico Natalizio, University of Calabria, ‘All Management Based on the Mobile Terminal Peak Velocity: Virtues and Limitations in a Two-tier Cellular System’
  • Leonardo Badia, University of Ferrara, ‘A Utility- and Price-based approach for the Radio Resource Management in Multimedia Communication Systems’
  • Paolo Zaffoni, University of Bologna, ‘Analytical Evaluation of the TCP Send Rate in the Presence of Slotted Optical Packet Assembly’

Wednesday 16 July 2003

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Prof. Roberto Rinaldo, University of Udine, Italy, ‘Multiple description techniques for multimedia source encoding’

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Luca Merello, Polythecnic of Torino, ‘Low-Complexity Video Compression for Wireless Sensor Networks’
  • Barbara Penna, Polythecnic of Torino, ‘Remote sensing data compression’
  • Tammam Tillo, Polythecnic of Torino, ‘Multiple description coding of images’
  • Lorenzo Cappellari, University of Padova, ‘Analysis of joint predictive-transform coding’
  • Sanguinetti Luca, University of Pisa, ‘Sequence estimation for OFDM transmissions over unknown multipath fading channels’
  • Antonella Munna, University of Bologna, ‘WCDMA Downlink Capacity’

Thursday 17 July 2003

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Dr.ssa Paola Bisaglia, University of Padova, Italy, ‘OFDM/CDMA Schemes for Future Generation Wireless Systems’

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Francesca Mighela, University of Cagliari, ‘Flexible PEDOT/ZnS electroluminescent lamps’
  • Fabiana Rampazzo, University of Padova, ‘Frequency transconductance and Gate-Lag dispersion in InAlAs/InGaAs/InP HEMTs’
  • Simone Levada, University of Padova, ‘Reliability analysis of GaN-based Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)’
  • Alberto Sozza, University of Padova, ‘Current collapse in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs analized by means of 2D device simulation’
  • Leonardo Bandiera, University of Padova, ‘Study of Total Dose Effects in Power VDMOSFETs’
  • Roberto Pierobon, University of Padova, ‘Compound Semiconductor challenge for the next telecom system generation’
  • Elena Autizi, University of Padova, ‘Analysis of stresses and optimization of silicon optical devices.’

Friday 18 July 2003

9:00-12:30 Tutorial Session
Dr. Luca Celetto, ST Microelectronics, ‘Achitectures for MPEG-2 and H.264 video coding’

14:00-17:30 Students Presentations

  • Nicola Lofù, Polythecnic of Bari, ‘Analysis of the on-channel modulation transmitter architecture for gsm and edge (2.5G) standard’
  • Luca Feletti, Polythecnic of Torino, ‘CDMA/OFDM interoperable systems based on Software Defined Radio Technology’
  • Luca Rugini, University of Perugia, ‘A full-rank regularization technique for MMSE multiuser detection’
  • Filippo Tosato, University of Padova, ‘Bit and power loading for OFDM systems’
  • Antonio Assalini, University of Padova, ‘Timing-Frequency Synchronization and Channel Estimation for OFDM Based Hiperlan/2’