GROW News Mar/2007

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GROW News Mar/2007

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Vol. 2, No. 3, Mar. 2007


In this issue:

1. People

2. Publications

3. Conferences & Seminars

4. Projects



1. People

Information about incoming and outgoing people, besides other related news.


Leonor, David Antunes’s daughter, and Madalena, Luis Santo’s daughter, were born this March. Congratulations to them.



2. Publications

Information about publications, at both national and international levels, concerning papers submitted, accepted, or published in the period.


António Serrador and Luís M. Correia, “Policies for a Cost Function for Heterogeneous Networks Performance Evaluation”, submitted to PIMRC’2007 – IEEE 18th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Athens, Greece, Sep. 2007.



3. Conferences and Seminars

List of Conferences, Seminars and other events held and attended during this period, and to be held next month.



Diana Ladeira and Pedro Costa, “Planning of UMTS Cellular Networks for Data Services Based on HSDPA”

Hugo Esteves and Mário Pereira, “Impact of intra- and inter-cellular interferences in UMTS-FDD capacity”

GROWing meeting



Luis M. Correia attended the COST Domain Committee on Information and Communication Technologies, held in Brugges, Belgium.



4. Projects

News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.



Luis M. Correia has participated in the project’s audit, held in Brussels, on 2007-03-14. The review was successful. Another project meeting took place, in London, on 2007-03-27/28, being attended by Luis M. Correia, Martijn Kuipers and António Serrdor. Martijn Kuipers and António Serrador have produced contributions to Deliverable D12, “Intermediate report on AROMA algorithms and simulation results”.


eMobility –

Luis M. Correia attended the Steering Board Meeting, in Brussels, on 2007-03-23.


COST2100 –

The work on the SIG (Special Interest Group) on References Scenarios, leaded by Lúcio Ferreira, is continuing.


monIT –

The project conducted measurements in several schools and hospitals in the regions of Alentejo and Algarve. A direct action of contact with the population in a shopping centre was also held in the former.



Lúcio Ferreira contributed to the preparation of the final project review that took place in Brussels, on 2007-03-05. The review was successful.



Lúcio Ferreira contributed to the preparation of the project’s audit, held in Brussels, on 2007-03-13. Still no news about the outcome.


Lúcio Ferreira, Martijn Kuipers, António Serrador and Luis M. Correia are participating in several meetings, for the preparation of project proposals in EU’s R&D FP7.