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  1. Pieter Willemen, Daniela Laselva, Yu Wang, Istvan Kovács, Relja Djapic, Ingrid Moerman. SON for LTE-WLAN Access Network Selection: Design and Performance. EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, September 2016.
  2. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea, Berna Sayrac, Sana Ben Jemaa, Pascal Bianchi. SON Conflict Diagnosis in Heterogeneous Networks. IEEE 26th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), August 2015. [download pdf]
  3. [EuCNC 2015 best paper award] Konstantinus Trichias, Remco Litjens, Abdoulaye Tall, Zwi Altman, Pradeepa Ramachandra. Self-Optimisation of Vertical Sectorisation in a Realistic LTE Network. European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2015), June 2015. [download pdf]  
  4. Bart Sas, Kathleen Spaey, Chris Blondia. A SON Function for Steering Users in Multi-Layer LTE Networks Based on Their Mobility Behaviour. VTC Spring 2015 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organising Networks (IWSON 2015), May 2015. [download pdf]
  5. Abdoulaye Tall, Zwi Altman, Eitan Altman. Virtual Sectorization: Design and Self-Optimisation. VTC Spring 2015 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organising Networks (IWSON 2015), May 2015. [download pdf]
  6. Sören Hahn, Dario Götz, Simon Lohmüller, Lars Christoph Schmelz, Andreas Eisenblätter, Thomas Kürner. Classification of Cells Based on Mobile Network Context Information for the Management of SON Systems. VTC Spring 2015 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organising Networks (IWSON 2015), May 2015. [download pdf]
  7. Simon Lohmüller, Andreas Eisenblätter, Christoph Frenzl, Dario Götz, Sören Hahn, Thomas Kürner, Remco Litjens, Andreas Lobinger, Bart Sas, Lars Christoph Schmelz, Ulrich Türke. Policy-Based SON Management Demonstrator. VTC Spring 2015 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organising Networks (IWSON 2015), May 2015. [download pdf]
  8. Sören Hahn, Dennis M. Rose, Thomas Kürner. User Behaviour in the Context of Quality of Experience in Realistic Mobile Radio Networks. COST IC1004 TD(15)13030, May 2015. [download pdf]
  9. Abdoulaye Tall, Zwi Altman, Eitan Altman. Self-Optimizing Strategies for Dynamic Vertical Sectorization in LTE Networks. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2015), March 2015. [download pdf]
  10. Thomas Kürner, Joachim Sachs, Christian Wietfeld. "Zukunft der Netze" zu Gast in Braunschweig. ITG News, January 2015. [download pdf]
  11. Ljupco Jorguseski, Adrian Pais, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Angelo Centonza, Colin Willcock. Self-Organizing Networks in 3GPP: Standardization and Future Trends. IEEE Communications Magazine, December 2014. [download pdf]
  12. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea, Berna Sayrac, Sana Ben Jemaa, Pascal Bianchi. Low Complexity SON Coordination using Reinforcement Learning. IEEE Globecom 2014, December 2014. [download pdf]
  13. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea, Berna Sayrac, Sana Ben Jemaa, Pascal Bianchi. Coordinating SON Instances: A Reinforcement Learning Framework. IEEE 80th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2014-Fall), September 2014. [download pdf]
  14. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea, Berna Sayrac, Sana Ben Jemaa, Pascal Bianchi. Coordinating SON Instances: Reinforcement Learning With Distributed Value Function. IEEE 25th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), September 2014. [download pdf]
  15. Sören Hahn, Thomas Kürner. Managing and Altering Mobile Radio Networks by Using SON Function Performance Models. ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), August 2014. [download pdf]
  16. Yu Wang, Relja Djapic, Andreas Bergström, István Z. Kovács, Daniela Laselva, Kathleen Spaey, Bart Sas. Performance of WLAN RSS-based SON for LTE/WLAN Access Network Selection. ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), August 2014. [download pdf]
  17. István Z. Kovács, Daniela Laselva, Per-Henrik Michaelsen, Yu Wang, Relja Djapic, Kathleen Spaey. Performance of SON for RSRP-based LTE/WLAN Access Network Selection. ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), August 2014. [download pdf]
  18. Zwi Altman, Mehdi Amirijoo, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Hendrik Hoffmann, István Z. Kovács, Daniela Laselva, Bart Sas, Kathleen Spaey, Abdoulaye Tall, Hans van den Berg, Kristina Zetterberg. On Design Principles for Self-Organizing Network Functions. ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), August 2014. [download pdf]
  19. Christoph Frenzel, Simon Lohmüller, Lars Christoph Schmelz. SON Management based on Weighted Objectives and Combined SON Function Models. ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), August 2014. [download pdf]
  20. Konstantinos Trichias, Remco Litjens, Abdoulaye Tall, Zwi Altman, Pradeepa Ramachandra. Performance Evaluation and SON Aspects of Vertical Sectorisation in a Realistic LTE Network Environment. ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), August 2014. [download pdf]
  21. Lars Christoph Schmelz, Andreas Eisenblätter, Sören Hahn, Thomas Kürner, Remco Litjens, Andreas Lobinger, Simon Lohmüller, Bart Sas, Ulrich Türke. Demonstrator for Objective Driven SON Operation. ISWCS 2014 - Fourth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2014), August 2014. [download pdf]
  22. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea, Berna Sayrac, Sana Ben Jemaa, Pascal Bianchi. SON Conflict Resolution using Reinforcement Learning with State Aggregation. ACM SIGCOMM - 4th Workshop on All Things Cellular, August 2014. [download pdf]
  23. [ICWMC 2014 best paper award] Bart Sas, Kathleen Spaey, Chris Blondia. Classifying Users Based on Their Mobility Behaviour in LTE Networks. Tenth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC 2014), June 2014. [download pdf]
  24. Sören Hahn, Dennis M. Rose, Thomas Kürner. Mobility Load Balancing - a Case Study: Hexagon vs. Realistic Scenarios. COST IC1004 TD(14)10030, May 2014. [download pdf]
  25. Sören Hahn, Lars Christoph Schmelz, Andreas Eisenblätter, Thomas Kürner. SON Management Simulator - Implementation and Findings. IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), May 2014. [download pdf]
  26. Christoph Schmelz, Sören Hahn, Andreas Eisenblätter, Simon Lohmüller, Christoph Frenzel, Thomas Kürner. SON Management Demonstrator. IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), May 2014. [download pdf]
  27. Christoph Frenzel, Simon Lohmüller, Lars Christoph Schmelz. Dynamic, Context-Specific SON Management Driven by Operator Objectives. IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), May 2014. [download pdf]
  28. Ovidiu Iacoboaiea, Berna Sayrac, Sana Ben Jemaa, Pascal Bianchi. SON Coordination for Parameter Conflict Resolution: A Reinforcement Learning Framework. WCNCW - IEEE International Workshop on Self-Organising Networks (SONETS 2014), April 2014. [download pdf]
  29. [RAS cluster white paper with input from SEMAFOUR] 5G Radio Network Architecture. February 2014. [download pdf]
  30. Jan van den Brink. Self-Managing Mobile Network / Mobiel netwerk redt zichzelf wel. TNO TIME (article based on an interview with J.L. van den Berg and R. Litjens), Winter 2013. [download pdf]
  31. J. Lorca, A. Sierra. A Simple Speed Estimation Algorithm for Mobility-Aware SON RRM Strategies in LTE. Wireless Days 2013, November 2013. [download pdf]
  32. Dennis M. Rose, Thomas Jansen, Thomas Werthmann, Ulrich Türke, Thomas Kürner. The IC 1004 Urban Hannover Scenario - 3D Pathloss Predictions and Realistic Traffic and Mobility Patterns. COST IC1004 TD(13)08054, September 2013. [download pdf]
  33. [SEMAFOUR vision] Andreas Eisenblätter, Beatriz González Rodríguez, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Thomas Kürner, Remco Litjens, Bart Sas, Berna Sayrac, Lars Christoph Schmelz, Colin Willcock. Integrated Self-Management for Future Radio Access Networks: Vision and Key Challenges. Future Networks & Mobile Summit 2013, July 2013. [download pdf]
  34. Hans van den Berg, Remco Litjens. Mobiele netwerken onderhouden zichzelf. Automatiseringsgids, June 2013. [download pdf]
  35. [SEMAFOUR vision] Remco Litjens, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Berna Sayrac, Kathleen Spaey, Colin Willcock, Andreas Eisenblätter, Beatriz González Rodriguez, Thomas Kürner. Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks. VTC Spring 2013 - 3rd International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2013), June 2013. [download pdf]
  36. [SEMAFOUR vision] Andreas Eisenblätter, Beatriz González Rodríguez, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Thomas Kürner, Remco Litjens, Bart Sas, Berna Sayrac, Lars Christoph Schmelz, Colin Willcock. Vision and Key Challenges for Unified Self-Management of Future Radio Access Networks. Wireless World Research Forum Meeting 30, April 2013. [download pdf]
  37. [SEMAFOUR vision] Remco Litjens, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Berna Sayrac, Kathleen Spaey, Colin Willcock, Andreas Eisenblätter, Beatriz González Rodriguez, Thomas Kürner. Self-Management for Unified Heterogeneous Radio Access Networks. COST IC1004 TD(13)06022, February 2013. [download pdf]
  38. Johannes Baumgarten, Andreas Eisenblätter, Thomas Jansen, Thomas Kürner, Dennis M. Rose, Ulrich Türke. SON Laboratory: A Multi-Technology Radio Network Simulation Environment for the SON Analysis. 2nd International Workshop on Self-Organizing Networks (IWSON 2012), August 2012. [download pdf]