Vol. 2, No. 8, Oct. 2007
In this issue:
3. Conferences & Seminars
Information about incoming and outgoing people, besides other related news.
Lúcio Ferreira got married to Filipa on 2007-10-05. Congratulations to both.
On 2007-10-18, Carla Oliveira got a Honourable Mention Prize in the 2006 Young Engineer Innovation Contest, promoted by the Portuguese Engineers Association (Ordem dos Engenheiros), for the work developed in her M.Sc. Thesis. Congratulations!
Information about publications, at both national and international levels, concerning papers submitted, accepted, or published in the period.
Martijn Kuipers, Antonio Serrador and Luis M. Correia, “Impact of MIMO Systems on CRRM in Heterogeneous Networks”, Proc. of Workshop on Smart Antennas at the 37th European Microwave Conference, Munich, Germany, Oct. 2007.
Carla Oliveira, Diana Ladeira, Daniel Sebastião e Luis M. Correia, “Updated Results from the Electromagnetic Fields Monitoring Programme of the monIT Project” (in Portuguese), accepted to XIII Jornadas de Protecção contra Radiações, Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 2007
Carla Oliveira, Carlos C. Fernandes and Luis M. Correia, “Estimation of Exclusion Zones for Base Station Antennas in Wireless Communications Systems” (in Portuguese), accepted to Seminar of the Portuguese Committee of URSI on “Radiocommunications – New paradigms and health impact”, Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 2007.
Lúcio S. Ferreira, Luísa Caeiro, Manuel Ferreira and Mário Serafim Nunes, “QoS Performance Evaluation of a WLAN Mesh Versus A WIMAX Network for an Isolated Village Scenario”, accepted to Euro FGI Workshop on IP QoS and Traffic Control, Lisbon, Portugal, Dec. 2007
3. Conferences and Seminars
List of Conferences, Seminars and other events held and attended during this period, and to be held next month.
Carla Oliveira, “Estimation of Exclusion Zones for Base Station Antennas in Wireless Communications Systems”,
Luis M. Correia,
VTC’2007 Fall – IEEE 66th Vehicular Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA
Martijn Kuipers, “Impact of MIMO Systems on CRRM in Heterogeneous Networks”,
Workshop on Smart Antennas at the European Microwave Conference 2007, Munich, Germany.
Prof. Benny Bing (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA) visit to GROW.
Luis M. Correia,
Workshop on “Technologies, contents and services for social inclusion: Facing the digital divide and the emergence of ambient assisted living”, Lisbon Portugal
Luis M. Correia,
Demonstration by Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone Portugal of mobile TV solution based on the DVB-SH standard, Lisbon, Portugal
Carla Oliveira, “Updated Results from the Electromagnetic Fields Monitoring Programme of the monIT Project” (in Portuguese)
XIII Jornadas de Protecção contra Radiações, Lisboa, Nov. 2007
Carla Oliveira, “Estimation of Exclusion Zones for Base Station Antennas in Wireless Communications Systems” (in Portuguese),
Seminar of the Portuguese Committee of URSI on “Radiocommunications – New paradigms and health impact”, Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 2007.
News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.
AROMA – http://www.aroma-ist.upc.edu
António Serrador and Luis M. Correia attended the meeting in Aveiro, Portugal, on 2007-10-16/17. Luis M. Correia presented the IST-TUL future contributions to Deliverable 18. António Serrador has circulated within the project a document with first IST-TUL contribution to D18.
CRUISE – http://www.ist-cruise.eu
Martijn Kuipers attended the WP240 meeting on transmission issues related to WSN on 2007-10-14/15, in Archamps, France. The report is on channel modelling for Body Area Networks, leaded by Martijn Kuipers, together France Telecom R&D is about to be finalised.
monIT – http://www.lx.it.pt/monit
As a result of the continuous monitoring installed networks, two cooperation protocols were signed between the Project and the municipalities of Almada and Caldas da Rainha. Also, the Project is about to enter a new phase, and some reports are being prepared with the main results for all the measurements performed until now.
WIP – http://www.ist-wip.org
Deliverable D2.2 “Design of the lower layer techniques for WIP Advanced Wireless Infrastructure” is being finalised by Lúcio Ferreira (as an editor).