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Journals

 

Konstantinos Samdanis, Xavier Costa-Perez, Vincenzo Sciancalepore. From Network Sharing to Multi-tenancy: The 5G Network Slice Broker. IEEE Commmunications Magazine, Standards Supplement, Feb 2016. pdf

 

V. Valls, A. Garcia-Saavedra, X. Costa-Perez, D. Leith. Maximising LTE Capacity in Unlicensed Bands (LTE-U/LAA) while Fairly Coexisting with 802.11 WLANs. IEEE Communications Letters, accepted for publication, April 2016. pdf link

 

Konstantinos Samdanis, Rudraksh Shrivastava, Athul Prasad, David Grace, Xavier Costa-Pérez. TD-LTE virtual cells: An SDN architecture for user-centric multi-eNB elastic resource management. Elsevier Computer Communications 83: 1-15 (2016). pdf link

 

Sergio González, Antonio de la Oliva, Xavier Costa-Pérez, Andrea Di Giglio, Fabio Cavaliere, Thomas Deiss, Xi Li, Alain Mourad. 5G-Crosshaul: An SDN/NFV control and data plane architecture for the 5G integrated Fronthaul/Backhaul. Trans. Emerging Telecommunications Technologies 27(9): 1196-1205 (2016). pdf

 

Antonio de la Oliva, Xavier Costa-Pérez, et al. Xhaul: Toward an Integrated Fronthaul/Backhaul Architecture in 5G Networks. IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, February 2015. pdf link

 

Xavier Costa-Pérez, Zhendong Wu, Marco Mezzavilla, J. Roberto B. de Marca and Julio Aráuz. E-Diophantine: estimating peak allocated capacity in wireless networks. Elsevier Computer Communications, 2015. pdf link

 

A. Garcia-Saavedra, B. Rengarajan, P. Serrano, D. Camps-Mur, X. Costa-Pérez. SOLOR: Self-Optimizing WLANs with Legacy-Compatible Opportunistic Relays. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, accepted for publication, April 2014. pdf

 

X. Costa-Pérez, J. Swetina, T. Guo, R. Mahindra and S. Rangarajan. Radio Access Network (RAN) Virtualization for Future Carrier Networks. IEEE Communications Magazine, July 2013. pdf

 

X. Costa- Pérez, A. Festag, HJ. Kolbe, J. Quittek, S. Schmid, M. Stiemerling, J. Swetina and H. van der Veen. Latest Trends in Telecommunication Standards: 3GPP, IEEE 802.11, BBF, IETF, ONF, ETSI ISG NFV, oneM2M and ETSI TC ITS. ACM Computer and Communications Review (CCR), April 2013. pdf

 

E. Mingozzi, X. Pérez-Costa, C. Rosenberg and S. Xu. Wireless Green Communications and Networking. Elsevier Computer Communications, Editorial, Volume 35, Issue 14, August 2012. link

 

A. Zubow, J. Marotzke, D. Camps Mur and X. Pérez-Costa. sGSA: A SDMA–OFDMA Greedy Scheduling Algorithm for WiMAX Networks. Elsevier Computer Networks Journal (CN), Volume 56, Issue 15, October 2012. link

 

D. Camps-Mur, M. Dev Gomony, X. Pérez-Costa and S. Sallent Ribes. Leveraging 802.11n Frame Aggregation to enhance QoS and Power Consumption in Wi-Fi networks. Elsevier Computer Networks Journal (CN), Volume 56, Issue 12, August 2012. pdf link

 

D. Camps-Mur, X. Pérez-Costa and S. Sallent Ribes. Designing Energy Efficient Access Points with Wi-Fi Direct. . Elsevier Computer Networks Journal (CN), Volume 55, Issue 13, September 2011. pdf link

 

D. Camps-Mur, X. Pérez-Costa, V. Marchenko and S. Sallent Ribes. On Centralized Schedulers for 802.11e WLANs: Distribution vs Grouping of Resources Allocation. Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, December 2010. abstract pdf link

 

X. Pérez-Costa and D. Camps Mur. IEEE 802.11e QoS and Power Saving Features: Overview and Analysis of Combined Performance. IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (WirComMag), Volume 17, Issue 4, August 2010 . abstract pdf link

 

M. Einhaus, A. Maeder and X. Pérez Costa. A Zone Assignment Algorithm for Fractional Frequency Reuse in Mobile WiMAX Networks. Lecture notes in computer Science (LNCS), Volume 6091/2010. abstract link

 

A. Zubow, D. Camps-Mur, X. Pérez-Costa, P. Favaro. Greedy Scheduling Algorithm (GSA) - Design and Evaluation of an Efficient and Flexible WiMAX OFDMA Scheduling Solution. Elsevier Computer Networks Journal (CN), January 2010. abstract pdf-preprint link

 

G. Hiertz, D. Denteneer, L. Stibor, Y. Zang, X. Pérez Costa, B. Walke. The 802.11 Universe. IEEE Communications Magazine, Volume 48, Issue 1, January 2010. abstract pdf link

 

D. Camps Mur, X. Perez-Costa and S. Sallent Ribes. An Adaptive Solution for Wireless LAN Distributed Power Saving Modes. Elsevier Computer Networks Journal (CN), Volume 53, Issue 18, December 2009. abstract pdf-preprint link

 

X.Pérez-Costa, D.Camps-Mur and Albert Vidal. On the Distributed Power Saving Mechanisms of Wireless LANs 802.11e U-APSD vs 802.11 Power Save Mode. Elsevier Computer Networks Journal (CN), Volume 51, Issue 9, June 2007. abstract pdf-preprint link

X.Pérez-Costa, D.Camps-Mur and T.Sashihara. Analysis of the Integration of IEEE 802.11e Capabilities in Battery Limited Mobile Devices. IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (WirComMag), special issue on Internetworking Wireless LAN and Cellular Networks, Volume 12, Issue 6, December 2005. abstract pdf link



V.Marques, X.Pérez-Costa, R.L.Aguiar, M.Liebsch and A. M. O. Duarte. Evaluation of a Mobile IPv6-based Architecture supporting User Mobility QoS and AAAC in Heterogeneous Networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), special issue on Wireless Overlay Networks Based on Mobile IPv6, Volume 23, No. 11, November 2005. abstract pdf link



C.Bettstetter, H.Hartenstein and X.Pérez-Costa. Stochastic Properties of the Random Waypoint Mobility Model. ACM/Kluwer Wireless Networks (WINET), special issue on Modeling and Analysis of Mobile Networks, vol. 10, no. 5, September 2004. abstract pdf-preprint link



X.Pérez-Costa, M.Torrent-Moreno and H.Hartenstein. A Performance Comparison of Mobile IPv6, Hierarchical Mobile IPv6, Fast Handovers for Mobile IPv6 and their Combination. ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R), Volume 7, Issue 4, October, 2003. abstract pdf-preprint link



X.Pérez-Costa, H.Hartenstein and C.Bettstetter. Towards a Mobility Metric for Reproducible and Comparable Results in Ad Hoc Networks Research. ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R), special feature on MobiCom 2003 posters, Volume 7, Issue 4, October 2003. abstract pdf poster link



X.Pérez-Costa and H.Hartenstein. A Simulation Study on the Performance of Mobile IPv6 in a WLAN-Based  Cellular Network. Elsevier Computer Networks Journal (CNJ), special issue on The New Internet  Architecture, September 2002. abstract pdf-preprint link


Conferences

Vincenzo Sciancalepore, Konstantinos Samdanis, Xavier Costa-Perez, Dario Bega, Marco Gramaglia, Albert Banchs. Mobile Traffic Forecasting for Maximizing 5G Network resource Utilization. IEEE INFOCOM Conference, 2017.

 

Dario Bega, Marco Gramaglia, Albert Banchs, Vincenzo Sciancalepore, Konstantinos Samdanis, Xavier Costa-Perez. Optimising 5G Infrastructure Markets: The Business of Network Slicing. IEEE INFOCOM Conference, 2017.

 

Pablo Caballero, Gustavo de Veciana, Albert Banchs, Xavier Costa-Perez. Network Slicing Games: Enabling Customization in Multi-tenant Networks. IEEE INFOCOM Conference, 2017.

 

Georgia Tseliou, Konstantinos Samdanis, Ferran Adelantado, Xavier Costa-Perez and Christos Verikoukis. A Capacity Broker Architecture and Framework for Multi-tenant support in LTE-A Networks. IEEE ICC Conference, 2016. pdf link

 

S. Costanzo, R. Shrivastava, K. Samdanis, D. Xenakis, X. Costa-Perez, D. Grace. Service-oriented Resource Virtualization for Evolving TDD Networks Towards 5G. IEEE WCNC Conference, 2016. pdf link

 

A.Banchs, M.Breitbach, X.Costa-Pérez, U.Doetsch, S.Redana, C.Sartori, H.D. Schotten. 5G-NORMA: A Novel Radio Multiservice Adaptive Network Architecture for 5G Networks. IEEE VTC Conference, 2015. pdf link

 

P. Caballero, X. Costa-Pérez, K. Samdanis and A. Banchs. RMSC: A Cell Slicing Controller for Virtualized Multi-tenant Mobile Networks. IEEE Vehicular Telecommunications Conference (VTC), 2015. pdf link

 

J.Lessmann, Y.Cheng, S.Pfeiffer, X.Costa-Pérez. On the benefits of time-varying routing in realistic mobile backhaul networks. IEEE ICC Backnets Workshop, 2015. pdf link

 

V. Sciancalepore, X. Costa-Pérez and A. Capone. RIA-ICCS: Intercell Coordinated Scheduling Exploiting Application Reservation Information. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), April 2013. pdf link

 

P. Rost, A. Maeder, and X Perez-Costa. Asymmetric Uplink-Downlink Assignment for Energy-Efficient Mobile Communication Systems. In proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Spring, Yokohama, Japan, May 2012. link

 

Pablo Salvador, Stefano Paris, Claudio Pisa, Paul Patras, Yan Grunenberger, Xavier Pérez-Costa, Janusz Gozdecki. A modular, flexible and virtualizable framework for IEEE 802.11. In proceedings of Future Network & Mobile Summit, Berlin, July 2012. link

 

A. Zubow, J. Marotzke, D. Camps Mur and X. Pérez-Costa. sGSA: An SDMA-OFDMA Scheduling Solution. In proceedings of European Wireless Conference, Poland, April 2012. link

 

A. Maeder, V. Mancuso, Y. Weizman, E. Biton, P. Rost, X. Pérez-Costa, O. Gurewitz. FLAVIA: Towards a Generic MAC for 4G Mobile Cellular Networks.. In proceedings of Future Network & Mobile Summit, July 2011. link

 

X. Pérez-Costa, M. Mezzavilla, J.R.B de Marca and J. Arauz. E-Diophantine: An Admission Control Algorithm for WiMAX Networks. In proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Sydney, Australia, May 2010. abstract pdf link

 

M. Einhaus, A. Maeder and X. Pérez Costa. A Zone Assignment Algorithm for Fractional Frequency Reuse in Mobile WiMAX Networks. In proceeding of IFIP Networking, Chennai, India, May 2010. abstract link

 

A. Maeder, M. Einhaus, X. Pérez Costa and L. Fan. IEEE 802.16m for IMT-Advanced: The Next Step in Wireless MAN Evolution. In Proceedings of 9th Workshop on IP: Joint ITG and Euro-NF Workshop "Visions of Future Generation Networks" (EuroView 2009), Würzburg, Germany, July 2009. abstract pdf link

 

P. Serrano, P. Patras, X. Pérez Costa, B. Gloss and D. Chieng. A MAC Layer Abstraction for Heterogeneous Carrier Grade Mesh Networks. In Proceedings of ICT Mobile Summit, Santander, Spain, July 2009. abstract pdf link

 

X. Pérez-Costa, P. Favaro, A. Zubow, D. Camps-Mur and J. Arauz. On the Challenges for the Maximization of Radio Resources Usage in WiMAX Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE Consumer and Communications Networking Conference (CCNC) Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) Workshop, Las Vegas, USA, January 2008. abstract pdf link

X. Pérez-Costa and D. Camps Mur. A Protocol Enhancement for IEEE 802.11 Distributed Power Saving Mechanisms: No Data Acknowledgment. In Proceedings of IST Mobile Summit 2007 Conference, Budapest, Hungary, July 2007. abstract pdf link



X.Pérez-Costa, D.Camps-Mur, J. Palau, D. Rebolleda and S. Akbarzadeh. OAS-APSD: Design and Evaluation of an Overlapping Aware Scheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery Algorithm. In Proceedings of European Wireless Conference (EW), Paris, France, April 2007. abstract pdf link



X.Pérez-Costa and D.Camps-Mur. AU-APSD: Adaptive IEEE 802.11e Unscheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006. abstract pdf link



X.Pérez-Costa, A.Vidal  and D.Camps-Mur. SU-APSD: Static IEEE 802.11e Unscheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery. In Proceedings of European Wireless Conference (EW), Athens, Greece, April 2006. abstract pdf link



X.Pérez-Costa, K.Heinze, A.Banchs and S.Sallent-Ribes. Analysis of Performance Issues in an IP-based UMTS Radio Access Network. In Proceedings of ACM Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), Montreal, Canada, October 2005. abstract pdf-preprint link


X.Pérez-Costa and D.Camps-Mur. APSM: Bounding the Downlink Delay for 802.11 Power Save Mode. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Seoul, Korea, May 2005. abstract pdf link



M.Liebsch, X.Pérez-Costa.Utilization of the IEEE802.11 Power Save Mode with IP Paging, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Seoul, Korea, May 2005. abstract pdf link


R.Schmitz, H.Hartenstein, T.Melia, X. Pérez-Costa and W.Effelsberg. The Impact of Wireless Radio Fluctuations on Ad Hoc Network Performance (Der Einfluss von Schwankungen der Uebertragungsreichweite auf die Leistungsfaehigkeit von Ad Hoc Netzwerken). In Proceedings of the 18th DFN Workshop on Communication Networks (DFN-Arbeitstagung über Kommunikationsnetze). Düsseldorf, Germany, June 2004. abstract pdf link


X.Pérez-Costa, A.Banchs, J.Noguera  and S.Sallent-Ribes. Optimal Radio Acess Bearer Configuration for Voice over IP in 3G UMTS networks. In Proceedings of the 5th European Wireless (EW), Barcelona, February 2004. abstract pdf link



M.Torrent-Moreno, X.Pérez Costa and S.Sallent-Ribes. A Performance Study of Fast Handovers for Mobile IPv6. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Bonn, Germany, October 2003. abstract pdf link



X.Pérez-Costa, H.Hartenstein, and C.Bettstetter. Towards a Mobility Metric for Reproducible and Comparable Results in Ad Hoc Networks Research. In Proceedings of ACM annual international conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), poster session, San Diego, USA, September 2003. abstract pdf poster link



X.Pérez-Costa and M.Torrent-Moreno. A Performance Study of Hierarchical Mobile IPv6 from a System Perspective. In Proceedings of  the IEEE International conference on Communications (ICC), Anchorage, Alaska, May 2003. abstract pdf link



X.Pérez-Costa, M.Torrent-Moreno and H.Hartenstein. A Simulation Study on the Performance of Hierarchical Mobile IPv6. In  Proceedings of  the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC), Berlin, Germany, August 2003. abstract pdf link



A.Banchs, X.Pérez-Costa, D.Qiao. Providing Throughput Guarantees in IEEE 802.11e Wireless LANs. In Proceedings of  the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC), Berlin, Germany, August 2003. abstract pdf link



C.Bettstetter, H.Hartenstein, and X.Pérez-Costa. Stochastic Properties of the Random Waypoint Mobility Model: Epoch Length, Direction Distribution, and Cell Change Rate. In Proceedings of ACM MobiCOM Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), Atlanta, USA, September 2002). abstract pdf-preprint link



M.Liebsch, X.Pérez, R.Schmitz, A.Sarma, J.Jähnert, S.Tessier, M.Wetterwald, I.Soto.Solutions for IPv6-based Mobility in the EU Project Moby Dick. In Proceedings of the World Telecommunications Congress (WTC), Paris, September 2002. abstract pdf link



X.Pérez-Costa, R.Schmitz, H.Hartenstein, M.Liebsch. A MIPv6, FMIPv6 and HMIPv6 Handover Latency Study: Analytical Approach. In Proceedings of the  IST Mobile & Wireless Telecommunications Summit (IST Summit), Thessaloniki, Greece, June 2002. abstract pdf link



A.Banchs, M.Radimirsch, and Xavier Pérez. Assured and Expedited Forwarding Extensions for IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN. In Proceedings of the tenth IEEE/IFIP International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), Miami Beach, USA, May 2002. abstract pdf link



A. Banchs, X. Pérez. Distributed Weighted Fair Queuing in 802.11 Wireless LAN. In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), New York, USA, April 2002. abstract pdf link



A.Banchs, X. Pérez. Providing Throughput Guarantees in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN. In Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Orlando, USA, March 2002. abstract pdf link



A. Banchs, X. Pérez, M. Radimirsch, H. Stuettgen. Service Differentiation Extensions for Elastic and Real-Time Traffic in 802.11 Wireless LAN.  In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR), Dallas, USA, May 2001. abstract pdf link



A.Banchs, X.Pérez, M.Radimirsch, and S.Sallent. Service Differentiation Extensions for IEEE 802.11. In 11th Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN), Boulder, USA, March 2001. abstract pdf


 

Book Chapters

J. Arauz, P. Favaro, D. Camps-Mur and X. Pérez-Costa. Research Challenges in Multimedia WiMAX. Handbook of Research in Mobile Multimedia (2nd edition). Publisher: Information Science reference (an imprint of IGI Global). September 2008. ISBN: 978-1-60566-046-2. abstract link

 

PhD Thesis

Toward All-IP Networks: IP and Wireless Networks Convergence. Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Department of Telematics. 2005. abstract pdf

 

Citations

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