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07 SEP

APAC Innovation Summit 2017 – Smart City. Connected City

07 September 2017 - 08 September 2017

CTTC, as Supporting Organisation of APAC Innovation Summit 2017 Series, is pleased to announce the event APAC Innovation Summit 2017 – Smart City. Connected City  that is going to be held on September, 7-8 at Grand Hall, Science Park, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong. Overview:  This conference will focus on how technology can drive city transformation. [...]

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27 JUL

PhD thesis Defense: Subset selection in signal processing using sparsity-inducing norms

In the context of this PhD thesis defense, Luis Blanco presents his work realized at CTTC. This dissertation deals with different subset selection problems in wireless communications systems. These type of problems have a combinatorial nature, which makes them computationally intractable for medium and large-scale sizes. In particular, two different types of problems are addressed [...]

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27 JUL

New Job Openings

The  Communication Systems Division, Communication Networks Division and Communication Technologies Division of the CTTC are searching for research candidates. Go to careers to apply now.

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25 JUL

Richi Talent 2017

Vladimir Trukhaev, a high-school student from the St. Paul’s School (Barcelona), visited CTTC after being awarded a Richi Talent Scholarship. During his one-week stay at CTTC, Vladimir was introduced to the field of machine learning by Javier Matamoros and David Gregoratti, two of our researchers in the Communications Systems Division. The term machine learning comprises [...]

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25 JUL

PhD thesis Defense: Estimation and Control in Energy Harvesting Wireless Communication Networks

In the context of this PhD thesis defense, Miguel Calvo-Fullana presents his work realized at CTTC. Long thought to be an unattainable ambition, self-sustainable and green-powered wireless networks are rapidly becoming a reality. This is driven by recent hardware improvements in what is known as Energy Harvesting (EH). This technology makes it possible for devices [...]

21 JUL

Weekly Seminar: “FLOSS for research: exploitation strategies and business models”

21 July 2017 - 21 July 2017
Speaker: Óscar David Sánchez Jiménez, Prince Felipe Research Center

ABSTRACT: The potential of Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) as a way to increase competitiviness has been emphasized by many studies as well as public policies and funding programs. While many research and innovation projects and organizations adopt FLOSS in order to foster the dissemination of their results, the translation to marketable products and services remains [...]

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19 JUL

PhD thesis Defense: Polarization and Index Modulations: a Theoretical and Practical Perspective

In the context of this PhD thesis defense, Pol Henarejos presents his work realized at CTTC. Radiocommunication systems have evolved significantly in recent years in order to meet present and future demands. Historically, time, frequency and more recently, spatial dimensions have been used to improve capacity and robustness. Paradoxically, radiocommunications that leverage the polarization dimension [...]

18 JUL

Weekly Seminar: “OTFS: A New Generation of Modulation Addressing the Challenges of 5G”

18 July 2017 - 18 July 2017
Speaker: Christian Ibars Casas, Cohere Technologies (USA)

ABSTRACT: A new two-dimensional modulation technique called Orthogonal Time Frequency Space (OTFS) modulation designed in the delay-Doppler domain is introduced as a waveform ideally suited to new 5G use cases. Through this design, which exploits full diversity over time and frequency, OTFS coupled with equalization converts the fading, time-varying wireless channel experienced by modulated signals [...]

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17 JUL

Richi Talent 2017

The high school students Carles Bosch and Ariel Piqué were awarded a Richi Talent Scholarship to visit the CTTC during summer During this short-term visit, the students received guidance to work on their own research projects in the area Visible Light Communications (VLC). The instruction was provided by Alexis Dowhuszko and Pol Henarejos, two resarchers of the [...]

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14 JUL

SpiderCloud and CTTC Model LTE-U Performance Advancements

Open source NS-3 Network Simulator now has LTE-U capability that supports leading edge features from SpiderCloud’s Enterprise RAN. SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc., the leading provider of scalable small cell systems, and Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), the leading resource organization in communication technologies, today announced a successful collaboration that simulates SpiderCloud’s LTE-U performance and [...]

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10 JUL

3-day course on ” Ground-Based SAR deformation monitoring: data analysis”

10 July 2017 - 12 July 2017

CTTC is pleased to announce the 3-day course Ground-Based SAR deformation monitoring: data analysis organized by the Geomatics Division of the CTTC and sponsored by IDS (www.idscorporation.com). The course will cover the relevant aspects of GBSAR data analysis to understand advantages and limitations of this new technique and to correctly exploit and interpret its data. [...]

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07 JUL

CTTC hosts 4 high school students selected by the Richi Foundation

During the month of July, CTTC will host in different weeks, 4 high school students in the context of the Richi Talent program and selected by the Richi Foundation in order to work towards different Science and Technology challenges proposed by different researchers at CTTC. The supervisors of these activities are: Pol Henarejos, Alexis Dowhuszko, [...]

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05 JUL

CTTC hosts the meeting on the HEIMDALL project

05 July 2017 - 06 July 2017

The HEIMDALL (MULTI-HAZARD COOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR DATA EXCHANGE, RESPONSE PLANNING AND SCENARIO BUILDING) project aims at improving preparedness of societies to cope with complex crisis situations by means of providing integrated tools to support efficient response planning and the building of realistic multidisciplinary scenarios. Remote Sensing Department of the CTTC, as one of the [...]

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03 JUL

CTTC organizes the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference

The CTTC organizes the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, on April 15th-18th, 2018. This edition will take place in Barcelona. IEEE WCNC is the only IEEE conference focused exclusively on wireless research, technology, and applications. It brings together thought leaders from industry, academia, government agencies and other institutions to exchange information and ideas on [...]

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03 JUL

InterDigital and CTTC Collaborate on 5G New Radio Research

The CTTC recently signed an agreement with InterDigital to collaborate on the development of New Radio (NR) concepts targeted for 5G Phase 2. NR, the global standard being driven by 3GPP for a new 5G air interface, is a continuing part of the mobile broadband evolution to deliver on the requirements of 5G. According to [...]

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03 JUL

European Industrial and Academic Partners Join to Develop a 5G Mobile Transport Platform for Verticals

The 5G-TRANSFORMER project, part of the European H2020 5G Public Private Partnership (5G-PPP) Infrastructure, will define and develop an innovative 5G Mobile Transport Network Platform aimed at supporting vertical industries (particularly focusing on low latency) through flexible slicing and federation of resources across multiple domains. A consortium of European industrial and academic partners launched its [...]

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