Presentations and demonstrations

  1. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea: SON conflict diagnosis in heterogeneous networks. Presentation at IEEE 26th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 2015, Hong Kong, August 31, 2015.
  2. Colin Willcock: Overview of the SEMAFOUR project. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  3. Mehdi Amirijoo: SON for future networks: SEMAFOUR highlights and results Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  4. Yu Wang: Multi-layer LTE/Wi-Fi traffic steering: from load control to throughput optimisation. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  5. Bart Sas: Steering users based on their mobility behaviour in multi-RAT networks. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  6. Konstantinos Trichias: AAS evolution: SON solutions for vertical & virtual sectorisation. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  7. Nils Dreyer: Dynamic spectrum allocation for shared use of GSM and LTE. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  8. Christoph Schmelz: Integrated SON management: SEMAFOUR highlights and results. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  9. Simon Lohmüller: Objective-driven adaptive SON management. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  10. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea: SON coordination: conflict detection and conflict resolution. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  11. Dario Götz: Decision support for operational network evolution. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  12. Colin Willcock: SEMAFOUR view on future network management. Presentation at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  13. Remco Litjens: Demonstration of the SEMAFOUR vision and achievements. Demonstration at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  14. Sören Hahn and Simon Lohmüller: Policy-based SON management. Demonstration at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  15. Dario Götz: Decision support system. Demonstration at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  16. Nils Dreyer: Dynamic spectrum allocation. Demonstration at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  17. István Z. Kovács: LTE/WiFi traffic steering. Demonstration at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  18. Konstantinos Trichias: Active antenna systems. Demonstration at ISWCS 2015 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks, Brussels, Belgium, August 25, 2015.
  19. Zwi Altman: Self-optimisation of vertical sectorisation in a realistic LTE network. Presentation at European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2015), Paris, France, June 29 - July 2, 2015.
  20. Colin Willcock: SEMAFOUR project results. Presentation at European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2015), Paris, France, June 29 - July 2, 2015.
  21. Remco Litjens, Christoph Schmelz, Colin Willcock: Self-management for unified heterogeneous radio access. Demonstration at European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2015), Paris, France, June 29 - July 2, 2015.
  22. Sören Hahn: Demonstrator für Mobilfunksysteme. Demonstration at TU-Night 2015, Braunschweig, Germany, June 26, 2015.
  23. Bart Sas: A SON function for steering users in multi-layer LTE networks based on their mobility behaviour. Presentation at VTC Spring 2015 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2015), Glasgow, Scotland, May 11, 2015.
  24. Simon Lohmüller: Classification of cells based on mobility network context information. Presentation at VTC Spring 2015 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2015), Glasgow, Scotland, May 11, 2015.
  25. Zwi Altman: Virtual sectorization: design and self-optimisation. Presentation at VTC Spring 2015 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2015), Glasgow, Scotland, May 11, 2015.
  26. Christoph Frenzel: Policy-based SON management demonstrator. Demonstration at VTC Spring 2015 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2015), Glasgow, Scotland, May 11, 2015.
  27. Sören Hahn: User behaviour in the context of quality of experience in realistic mobile radio networks. Presentation at COST IC1004 13th MC & Scientific Meeting, Valencia, Spain, May 5-7, 2015.
  28. Abdoulaye Tall: Self-optimizing strategies for dynamic vertical sectorization in LTE-Advanced networks. Presentation at IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2015), New Orleans, LA USA, March 9-12, 2015.
  29. Andreas Eisenblätter: Decision support system: operational network evolution. Poster presentation (incl. extended abstract) at RAN World, Dusseldorf, Germany, January 20-21, 2015.
  30. Ulrich Türke: SonLab - multi-party simulation platform. Poster presentation (incl. extended abstract) at RAN World, Dusseldorf, Germany, January 20-21, 2015.
  31. Sören Hahn: Policy-based SON management. Poster presentation (incl. extended abstract) at RAN World, Dusseldorf, Germany, January 20-21, 2015.
  32. Luis M. Campoy: Proyecto SEMAFOUR: diseñando sistema de auto gestión para las redes HetNet móviles. Telesemana.com webinar, January 13, 2015.
  33. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea: Low complexity SON coordination using reinforcement learning. Presentation at IEEE Globecom 2014, Austin, TX USA, December 8-12, 2014.
  34. Sana Ben Jemaa, Zwi Altman, Christoph Schmelz: Policy-based SON management. Demonstration at Orange Labs Research Exhibition, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, November 25-28, 2014.
  35. Luis M. Campoy: New business opportunities through evolved OSS/BSS; SEMAFOUR vision on self-management. Presentation at Broadband Traffic Management (BBTM) 2014, Barcelona, Spain, November 11-13, 2014.
  36. Hendrik Hoffmann: Potential of dynamic spectrum allocation (DSA) in LTE macro networks. Presentation at U.R.S.I. Kleinheubacher Meeting 2014, Miltenberg, Germany, September 29 - October 1, 2014.
  37. Colin Willcock: Highlights from SEMAFOUR. Presentation at VDE/ITG Future Networks Conference (ZdN 2014), Braunschweig, Germany, September 26, 2014.
  38. Daniela Laselva: Multi-layer LTE/WiFi access selection. Demonstration at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014.
  39. Thomas Kürner and Hendrik Hoffmann: Dynamic spectrum allocation. Demonstration at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014.
  40. Sören Hahn and Simon Lohmüller: Policy-based SON management. Demonstration at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014. 
  41. Remco Litjens: Demonstrator of the SEMAFOUR vision and achievements; demonstration on decision support system. Demonstration at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 26, 2014.
  42. Sören Hahn: Policy-based SON management. Presentation at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014.
  43. Pradeepa Ramachandra: Active antenna systems: self-optimised (de)activation of vertical sectorisation. Presentation at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014.
  44. Yu Wang: Self-optimisation for multi-layer LTE/Wi-Fi access selection. Presentation at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014.
  45. Bart Sas: Steering users based on their mobility behaviour in LTE networks. Presentation at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014.
  46. Andreas Eisenblätter: SONLAB: framework for distributed simulation of SON in realistic networks. Presentation at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014.
  47. Colin Willcock: Overview of the SEMAFOUR project. Presentation at ZdN 2014 - SEMAFOUR Workshop on SON for Future Networks, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014.   
  48. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea: Coordinating SON instances: a reinforcement learning framework. Presentation at IEEE 80th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2014-Fall), Vancouver, Canada, September 14-17, 2014.
  49. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea: Coordinating SON instances: reinforcement learning with distributed value function. Presentation at IEEE 25th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 2014, Washington DC, USA, September 2-5, 2014.
  50. Sören Hahn: Managing and altering mobile radio networks by using SON function performance models. Presentation at ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), Barcelona, Spain, August 26, 2014.
  51. Yu Wang: Performance of WLAN RSS-based SON for LTE/WLAN access network selection. Presentation at ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), Barcelona, Spain, August 26, 2014.
  52. István Z. Kovács: Performance of SON for RSRP-based LTE/WLAN access network selection. Presentation at ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), Barcelona, Spain, August 26, 2014.
  53. Fredrik Gunnarsson: On design principles for self-organising network functions. Presentation at ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), Barcelona, Spain, August 26, 2014.
  54. Christoph Frenzel: SON management based on weighted objectives and combined SON function models. Presentation at ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), Barcelona, Spain, August 26, 2014.
  55. Konstantinos Trichias: Performance evaluation and SON aspects of vertical sectorisation in a realistic LTE network environment. Presentation at ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), Barcelona, Spain, August 26, 2014.
  56. Christoph Schmelz and Sören Hahn: Demonstrator for object driven SON operation. Demonstration at ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), Barcelona, Spain, August 26, 2014.
  57. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea: SON conflict resolution using reinforcement learning with state aggregation. Presentation at ACM SIGCOMM - 4th Workshop on All Things Cellular, Chicago, USA, August 22, 2014.
  58. Colin Willcock: Cognitive management for future radio access networks. Presentation at European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2014), Bologna, Italy, June 23-26, 2014.
  59. Bart Sas: Classifying users based on their mobility behaviour in LTE networks. Presentation at Tenth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC 2014), Seville, Spain, June 22-26, 2014.
  60. Andreas Eisenblätter: Small cell planning. Presentation at World Telecommunications Congress (WTC 2014), Berlin, Germany, June 1-3, 2014.
  61. Sören Hahn: Mobility load balancing - a case study: hexagon vs. realistic scenarios. Presentation at COST IC1004 10th MC & Scientific Meeting, Aalborg, Denmark, May 26-28, 2014.
  62. Christoph Frenzel: Dynamic, context-specific SON management driven by operator objectives. Presentation at IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), Krakow, Poland, May 5-9, 2014.
  63. Sören Hahn: SON management simulator - implementation and findings. Presentation at IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), Krakow, Poland, May 5-9, 2014.
  64. Christoph Schmelz and Sören Hahn: SON management demonstrator. Demonstration and  poster at  IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), Krakow, Poland, May 5-9, 2014.
  65. Colin Willcock: Integrated self-management for future radio access networks. Keynote presentation at WCNCW - IEEE International Workshop on Self-Organising Networks (SONETS 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, April 6, 2014.  
  66. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea: SON coordination for parameter conflict resolution: a reinforcement framework. Presentation at WCNCW - IEEE International Workshop on Self-Organising Networks (SONETS 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, April 6, 2014.
  67. Colin Willcock and Tanneke Ouboter: SEMAFOUR demonstration at Future Internet Assembly (FIA) 2014, Athens, Greece, March 17-20, 2014.
  68. Colin Willcock: Perspectives of network management evolution towards 5G. Presentation at Workshop on Radio Access and Spectrum Innovations for 5G, Future Internet Assembly (FIA) 2014, Athens, Greece, March 17-20, 2014.
  69. Colin Willcock: What are the key RAN innovations to ignite 5G? Member of panel session at Workshop on Radio Access and Spectrum Innovations for 5G, Future Internet Assembly (FIA) 2014, Athens, Greece, March 17-20, 2014.
  70. Hans van den Berg: Overview of the European research project FP7 SEMAFOUR on self-management in HetNets. Presentation at Mobile Network Optimisation 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 19-20, 2013.
  71. Hans van den Berg: Will SON enable a future of the self-managing network? Member of panel session at Mobile Network Optimisation 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 19-20, 2013.
  72. J. Lorca and A.M. Sierra: A simple speed estimation algorithm for mobility-aware SON RRM strategies in LTE. Poster presentation at Wireless Days 2013, Valencia, Spain, November 13-15, 2013.
  73. Sören Hahn, Tanneke Ouboter and Colin Willcock: Self-management and decision support in heterogeneous mobile radio networks. Demonstration at ICT 2013, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 6-8, 2013.
  74. Colin Willcock: C-RAN (Cloud Radio Access Network) concepts. Chair of panel session at Future Networks 12th FP7 Concertation meeting, plenary session, Brussels, Belgium, October 23, 2013.
  75. Colin Willcock: Update on 3GPP radio access networks standardisation and opportunities for RAS cluster projects. Presentation at Workshop on Worldwide Perspectives in Flexible Spectrum Use and Opportunities for Standardisation, Future Networks 12th FP7 Concertation meeting, RAS cluster, Brussels, Belgium, October 22, 2013.
  76. Ljupco Jorguseski: Outlook towards SON enhancements for HetNets. Presentation at 4th annual Self-Organising Networks Conference, Nice, France, October 1-2, 2013.
  77. Colin Willcock: Integrated self-management for future radio access networks. Presentation at Korea-EU Technical Workshop, Seoul, Korea, September 30 - October 1, 2013.
  78. Dennis M. Rose: The IC 1004 urban Hannover scenario - 3D pathloss predictions and realistic traffic and mobility patterns. The IC 1004 urban Hannover scenario - 3D pathloss predictions and realistic traffic and mobility patterns. Presentation at COST IC1004 8th MC & Scientific Meeting, Ghent, Belgium, September 25-27, 2013.
  79. Colin Willcock: Challenges for SON functions and SON management. Presentation at Future Network & Mobile Summit 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-5, 2013.
  80. Remco Litjens: Integrated self-management for future radio access networks: vision and key challenges. Presentation at Future Network & Mobile Summit 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-5, 2013. 
  81. Sören Hahn and Dennis M. Rose: SON management through high-level objectives. Demonstration at Future Network & Mobile Summit 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-5, 2013.
  82. Thomas Kürner and Hendrik Hoffmann: Dynamic spectrum allocation & interference management use case. Presentation to the NGMN P-RANEV project, conference call, June 27, 2013.
  83. Andreas Eisenblätter: Self-management for unified heterogeneous radio access networks. Presentation at 3rd International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2013), Dresden, Germany, June 2, 2013. 
  84. Sören Hahn and Christoph Schmelz: SON management through high-level objectives. Demonstration at 3rd International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2013), Dresden, Germany, June 2, 2013. 
  85. Sören Hahn and Christoph Schmelz: SEMAFOUR. Poster presentation at Future Internet Assembly (FIA) 2013, Dublin, Ireland, May 8-10, 2013.
  86. Sören Hahn and Christoph Schmelz: SON management through high-level objectives. Demonstration and poster presentation at Future Internet Assembly (FIA) 2013, Dublin, Ireland, May 8-10, 2013.
  87. Colin Willcock: Vision and key challenges for unified self-management of future radio access networks. Presentation at Wireless World Research Forum Meeting 30, Oulu, Finland, April 23-25, 2013.
  88. Remco Litjens: Self-management for unified heterogeneous radio access networks. Presentation at COST IC1004 6th MC & Scientific Meeting, Malaga, Spain, February 6-8, 2013.
  89. Hans van den Berg: Next steps for self-organising networks. Invited member of panel session at Mobile Network Optimisation 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 20-21, 2012.
  90. Hans van den Berg: Understanding why SON and the three key areas in which SON operates offer benefits to the operator. Invited presentation at Mobile Network Optimisation 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 20-21, 2012.
  91. Remco Litjens: Self-management in cellular networks - Achievements and challenges. Presentation at 19th IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology in the Benelux (SCVT 2012), Eindhoven, Netherlands, November 16, 2012.
  92. Christoph Schmelz: Self-management for unified heterogeneous radio access networks. Presentation at Future Networks 10th FP7 Concertation meeting (RAS cluster), Brussels, Belgium, October 10-11, 2012.
  93. Ljupco Jorguseski: Analysing SON from a deployment perspective - Why, When and How. Presentation at 3rd annual Self-Organising Networks Conference (SON 2012), Cannes, France, October 3-4, 2012.
  94. Irina Balan: Handover parameter optimisation in LTE self-organising networks. Presentation at 3rd annual Self-Organising Networks Conference (SON 2012), Cannes, France, October 3-4, 2012.
  95. Hans van den Berg: Developments on self-organization in mobile access networks. Invited presentation at International Workshop on Self-managing and Autonomous Networks (SAN 2012), Krakow, Poland, September 3, 2012.
  96. SON laboratory: a multi-technology radio network simulation environment for the SON analysis. Poster presentation at 2nd International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2012), Paris, France, August 28, 2012.