Publications

1. Refereed Journal Articles         (for a more up-to-date list, cf Google Scholar)

[132] P. Ubaidulla and S. Aïssa, “Robust Two-Way Cognitive Relaying: Precoder Designs under Interference Constraints and Imperfect CSI,” to appear, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

 

[131] E. Askari and S. Aïssa, “Single-Band Full-Duplex MAC Protocol for Distributed Access Networks,” to appear, IET Communications.


[130] Y. Yang, H. Ma, S. Aïssa, “Partial QoS-Aware Opportunistic Relay Selection over Two-Hop Channels: End-to-End Performance under Spectrum-Sharing Requirements,” to appear, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.


[129] M. Xia and S. Aïssa, “Underlay Cooperative AF Relaying in Cellular Networks: Performance and Challenges,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 51, no. 12, pp. 170–176, Dec. 2013.

 

[128] S. J. Zahabi, N. S. Moayedian, M. Khosravifard, S. Aïssa, “Bounds for Throughput of CSMA in Weibull Fading Channels,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 639–642, Dec. 2013.

 

[127] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Mobile-to-Mobile MIMO Transmit-Receive Diversity Systems: Analysis and Performance in 3D Double-Correlated Channels,” Wiley Journal Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 13, no. 18, pp. 1621–1634, Dec. 2013.

 

[126] N. Tadayon and S. Aïssa, “Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks: Modeling, Analysis and Synthesis,” to appear, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications - Cognitive Radio Series.

 

[125] Q. Z. Ahmed, K.-H. Park, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Linear Transceiver Design for Nonorthogonal Amplify-and-Forward Protocol Using a Bit Error Rate Criterion,” to appear, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.


[124] A. Al Rawi, S. Aïssa, C. Tsimenidis, B. Sharif, “Game Theoretic Framework for Future Generation Networks: Modelling and Optimization,” to appear, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

[123] M. Xia and S. Aïssa, “Impact of Co-Channel Interferences on the Performance of Multi-Hop Relaying over Namkami-m Fading,” to appear, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.

 

[122] Y. Gu, S. Ikki, S. Aïssa, “Opportunistic Cooperative Communication in the Presence of Co-Channel Interferences and Outdated Channel Information,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 10, pp. 1948–1951, Oct. 2013.

 

[121] D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “Enhanced Primary and Secondary Performance Through Cognitive Relaying and Leveraging Primary Feedback,” to appear, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

 

[120] N. Tadayon and S. Aïssa, “Modeling and Analysis of Cognitive Radio Based IEEE 802.22 Wireless Regional Area Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 4363–4375, Sep. 2013.

 

[119] A. Forghani, S. Ikki, S. Aïssa, “On the Performance and Power Optimization of Multi-Hop Multi-Branch Relaying Networks with Co-Channel Interferers,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 3437–3443, Sep. 2013.


[118] A. Mehbodniya, W. Peng, F. Adachi, S. Aïssa, “A Frequency Domain Multiple-Antenna and Channel Estimation Approach for Facilitation of UWB Technologies Coexistence in Heterogeneous WPANs,” Elsevier Physical Communication, Special Issue on Broadband Single-Carrier Transmission Techniques, vol. 8, pp. 38–46, Sep. 2013.

 

[117] M. Xia and S. Aïssa, “Spectrum-sharing Multi-Hop Cooperative Relaying: Performance Analysis Using Extreme Value Theory,” to appear, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

 

[116] J. Qi, S. Aïssa, M.-S. Alouini, “Dual-Hop AF Cooperative Relaying in the Presence of Tx and Rx I/Q Imbalance,” to appear, IET Communications.

 

[115] N. Tadayon, A. E. Zonouz, S. Aïssa, L. Xing, “Cost-Effective Design and Evaluation of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Topology-Planning Methods in Small-World Context,” to appear, IET Wireless Sensor Systems.

 

[114] M. Khafagy, A. Ismail, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “On the Outage Performance of Full-Duplex Selective Decode-and-Forward Relaying,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 1180–1183, June 2013.

 

[113] A. Mehbodniya, S. Aïssa, F. Adachi, “Efficient Resource Utilization for Heterogeneous Wireless Personal Area Networks,” IEICE Transactions on Communications, vol. E96-B, no. 6, pp. 1577–1587, June 2013.

 

[112] Q. Z. Ahmed, K.-H. Park, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Compression and Combining Based on Channel Shortening and Rank Reduction Technique for Cooperative Wireless Sensor Networks,” to appear, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

 

[111] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “Information Guided Communications in MIMO Systems with Channel State Impairments,” Wiley Journal Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, in press, published online June 2013.

 

[110] D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “Wideband Spectrum Sensing Order for Cognitive Radios with Sensing Errors and Channel SNR Probing Uncertainty,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 151–154, Apr. 2013.

 

[109] M. Khabazian, S. Aïssa, M. Mehmet Ali, “Performance Modeling of Safety Messages Broadcast in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 380–387, Mar. 2013.

 

[108] M. Khabazian, M. Mehmet-Ali, S. Aïssa, “Analysis of Continuous Communication Availability in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks,” IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 137–150, Mar. 2013.

 

[107] S. Ikki, P. Ubaidulla, S. Aïssa, “Regenerative Cooperative Diversity Networks with Co-Channel Interference: Performance Analysis and Optimal Energy Allocation,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 2, pp. 896–902, Feb. 2013.

 

[106] A. Forghani, S. Ikki, S. Aïssa, “Performance of Non-Symmetric Relaying Networks in the Presence of Interferers with Unequal Powers,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 106–109, Feb. 2013.

 

[105] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “Cross-Layer Combining of Information-Guided Transmission with Network Coding Relaying for Multiuser Cognitive Radio Systems,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 26–29, Feb. 2013.

 

[104] L. Shan, H. Murata, S. Aïssa, S. Yoshida, L. Zhao “An Adaptive Fairness and Throughput Control Approach for Resource Scheduling in Multiuser Wireless Networks,” IEICE Transactions on Communications, vol. E96-B, no. 2, pp. 561–568, Feb. 2013.

 

[103] K. Ben Fredj, S. Aïssa, L. Musavian, “Ergodic and Outage Capacities of Relaying Channels in Spectrum-Sharing Constrained Systems,” IET Communications, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 98–109, Jan. 2013.

 

[102] Q. Z. Ahmed, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Bit Error-Rate Minimizing Detector for Amplify-and-Forward Relaying Systems Using Generalized Gaussian Kernel,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 55–58, Jan. 2013.

 

[101] S. Ikki, P. Ubaidulla, S Aïssa, “Performance Study and Optimization of Cooperative Diversity Networks with Co-Channel Interference,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, in press, accepted Jan. 2013.

 

[100] M. Sadek and S. Aïssa, “Personal Satellite Communication: Technologies and Challenges,” IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 28–35, Dec. 2012.

 

[99] N. Tadayon, E. Askari, S. Aïssa, M. Khabazian, “A Novel Analytical Model for Service Delay in IEEE 802.11 Networks,” IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 627–634, Dec. 2012.

 

[98] A. Mehbodniya and S. Aïssa, “Performance of DS-UWB in MB-OFDM and Multi-User Interference over Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” Wiley Journal Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 12, no. 17, pp. 1538–1545, Dec. 2012.

 

[97] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Dual-Hop Amplify-and-Forward Relaying in the Presence of Co-Channel Interference: Performance Study and System Optimization,” IET Communications, vol. 6, no. 17, pp. 3036–3045, Nov. 2012.

 

[96] M. Xia and S. Aïssa, “Cooperative AF Relaying in Spectrum-Sharing Systems: Outage Probability Analysis Under Co-Channel Interferences and Relay Selection,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 60, no. 11, pp. 3252–3262, Nov. 2012.

 

[95] Y. Yang, H. Ma, S. Aïssa, “Cross-Layer Combining of Adaptive Modulation and Truncated ARQ under Cognitive Radio Resource Requirements,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 4020–4030, Nov. 2012.

 

[94] A. Mehbodniya and S. Aïssa, “Game-theoretic Approach for Interference Management in Heterogeneous Multimedia Wireless Personal Area Networks,” IET Communications, vol. 6, no. 15, pp. 2278–2286, Oct. 2012.

 

[93] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Impact of Imperfect Channel Estimation and Co-Channel Interference on Regenerative Cooperative Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 436–439, Oct. 2012.

 

[92] M. Xia, Y.-C. Wu, S. Aïssa, “Exact Outage Probability of Dual-Hop CSI-Assisted AF Relaying over Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 10, pp. 5578–5583, Oct. 2012.

 

[91] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “Information Guided Spatial Modulation with An Arbitrary Number of Transmit Antennas,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 10, pp. 1552–1555, Oct. 2012.

 

[90] V. Asghari, D. da Costa, S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis for Multihop Relaying Channels with Nakagami-m Fading: Ergodic Capacity Upper-Bounds and Outage Probability,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 60, no. 10, pp. 2761–2767, Oct. 2012.

 

[89] D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “An Optimal Probabilistic Multiple Access Scheme for Cognitive Radios,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3002–3014, Sep. 2012.

 

[88] M. Khabazian, S. Aïssa, N. Tadayon “Performance Modeling of a Two-Tier Primary-Secondary Network Operated with IEEE 802.11 DCF Mechanism,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 9, pp. 3047–3057, Sep. 2012.

 

[87] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Impact of Detection Uncertainties on the Performance of Spectrum Sharing Cognitive Radio with Soft Sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3272–3276, Sep. 2012.

 

[86] M. Xia and S. Aïssa, “Moments Based Framework for Performance Analysis of One-way/Two-way CSI-Assisted AF Relaying,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Theories and Methods for Advanced Wireless Relays, vol. 30, no. 8, pp. 1464–1476, Sep. 2012.

 

[85] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “Achievable Data Rate in Spectrum-Sharing Channels with Variable-Rate Variable-Power Primary Users,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 1, no. 4, pp.

312–315, Aug. 2012.

 

[84] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Performance Evaluation and Optimization of Dual-Hop Communication over Nakagami-m Fading Channels in the Presence of Co-channel Interferences,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 8, pp. 1149–1152, Aug. 2012.

 

[83] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Two-Way Amplify-and-Forward Relaying with Gaussian Imperfect Channel Estimations,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 956–959, July 2012.

 

[82] P. Ubaidulla and S. Aïssa, “Optimal Relay Selection and Power Allocation for Cognitive Two-way Relaying Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 225–228, June 2012.

 

[81] M. Xia and S. Aïssa, “Cooperative AF Relaying in Spectrum-Sharing Systems: Performance

Analysis under Average Interference Power Constraints and Nakagami-m Fading,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 1523–1533, June 2012.

 

[80] S.J. Zahabi, A.A. Tadaion, S. Aïssa, “Neyman-Pearson Cooperative Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio Networks with Fine Quantization at Local Sensors,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 1511–1522, June 2012.

 

[79] D. B. da Costa, S. Aïssa, C. C. Cavalcante, “Performance Analysis of Partial Relay Selection in Cooperative Spectrum Sharing Systems,” Wireless Personal Communications Journal, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 79–92, May 2012.

 

[78] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Systems: Service-Oriented

Capacity and Power Allocation,” IET Communications, Special Issue on Cognitive Communications, vol. 6, no. 8, pp. 889–899, May 2012.

 

[77] L. Shan, H. Murata, S. Aïssa, S. Yoshida, “Opportunistic Scheduling for Hybrid Network Coding and Cooperative Relaying Techniques in Wireless Networks,” IEICE Transactions on Communications, vol. E95-B, no. 5, pp. 1751–1760, May 2012. [Best Paper Award]

 

[76] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of Two-Way Amplify-and-Forward Relaying in the Presence of Co-channel Interferences,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 933–939, Apr. 2012.

 

[75] M. Xia, Y-C. Wu, S. Aïssa, “Non-orthogonal Opportunistic Beamforming: Performance Analysis and Implementation,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 1424–1433, Apr. 2012.

 

[74] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Performance of Cooperative Spectrum-Sharing Systems with Amplify-and-Forward Relaying,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 1295–1300, Apr. 2012.

 

[73] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Impact of Imperfect Channel Estimation and Co-Channel Interference on Dual-Hop Relaying Systems,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 324–327, Mar. 2012.

 

[72] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “On the Power Amplifier Nonlinearity in MIMO Transmit Beamforming Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 876–887, Mar. 2012.

 

[71] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Multi-Hop Wireless Relaying Systems in the Presence of Co-channel Interferences: Performance Analysis and Design Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 566–573, Feb. 2012.

 

[70] K. Ben Fredj and S. Aïssa, “Performance of Amplify-and-Forward Systems with Partial Relay Selection under Spectrum-Sharing Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 500–504, Feb. 2012.

 

[69] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of Amplify-and-Forward Relaying over Weibull-Fading Channels with Multiple Antennas,” IET Communications, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 165–171, Feb. 2012.

 

[68] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “A Study of Optimization Problem for Amplify-and-Forward Relaying over Weibull Fading Channels with Multiple Antennas,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 1148–1151, Nov. 2011.

 

[67] M. Xia, C. Xing, Y.-C. Wu, S. Aïssa, “Exact Performance Analysis of Dual-Hop Semi-Blind AF Relaying over Arbitrary Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 10, no. 10, pp. 3449–3459, Oct. 2011.

 

[66] A. Mehbodniya and S. Aïssa, “Outage and BER Analysis for Ultrawideband-Based WPAN in Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 3515–3520, Sep. 2011.

 

[65] R. El Kefi and S. Aïssa, “Adaptive Switching for MIMO Multi-Mode Transmission in Broadband Wireless Networks,” IET Communications, vol. 5, no. 13, pp. 1918–1927, Sep. 2011.

 

[64] M. Sadek and S. Aïssa, “Leakage Based Precoding for Multi-User MIMO-OFDM Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 2428–2433, Aug. 2011.

 

[63] N. Bonello, Y. Yang, S. Aïssa, L. Hanzo, “Myths and Realities of Rateless Coding,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 143–151, Aug. 2011.

 

[62] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “End-to-End Performance of Cooperative Relaying in Spectrum-Sharing Systems with Quality of Service Requirements,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 2656–2668, July 2011.

 

[61] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “Information-Guided Transmission in Decode-and-Forward Relaying Systems: Spatial Exploitation and Throughput Enhancement,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless

Communications, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 2341–2351, July 2011.

 

[60] A. Mehbodniya, S. Aïssa, F. Adachi, “BER Analysis of DS-UWB System Employing a Laplace Distribution Model,” IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 8, no. 13, pp. 1089–1095, July 2011.

 

[59] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Resource Management in Spectrum-Sharing Cognitive Radio Broadcast Channels: Adaptive Time and Power Allocation,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1446–1457, May 2011.

 

[58] O. A. Dragoi, N. Kara, S. Aïssa, “Enabling Network Convergence through Contextual Session Mobility with IMS,” International Journal of Multimedia and its Applications (IJMA), vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 12–31, May 2011.

 

[57] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “Cross-Layer Designed Adaptive Modulation Algorithm with Packet Combining and Truncated ARQ over MIMO Nakagami Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 1026–1031, Apr. 2011.

 

[56] L. Musavian, S. Aïssa, S. Lambotharan, “Adaptive Modulation in Spectrum-Sharing Channels under Delay Quality of Service Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 901–911, Mar. 2011.

 

[55] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “Bit-Padding Information Guided Channel Hopping,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 163–165, Feb. 2011.

 

[54] M. Khabazian, S. Aïssa, M. Mehmet Ali, “Performance Modeling of Message Dissemination in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks with Priority,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Vehicular Communications and Networks, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 61–71, Jan. 2011.

 

[53] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Adaptive Rate and Power Transmission in Cognitive Radio Spectrum-Sharing Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 10, pp. 3272–3280, Oct. 2010.

 

[52] J. Qi, S. Aïssa, A. Maaref, “Cross-layer Design for MIMO Systems over Spatially Correlated and Keyhole Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” Wiley Journal Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 1055–1067, Aug. 2010

 

[51] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Analysis and Compensation of Power Amplifier Nonlinearity in MIMO Transmit Diversity Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 59, no. 6, pp.

2921–2931, July 2010.

 

[50] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “Amplify-and-Forward Relaying in Channel-Noise-Assisted Cooperative Networks with Relay Selection,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 14, no. 7, pp.

608–610, July 2010.

 

[49] A. Mehbodniya, S. Aïssa, J. Chitizadeh, “A Location-Aware Vertical Handoff Algorithm for Hybrid Networks”, Journal of Communications, Special Issue on Advances in Wireless Communications, vol. 5, no. 7, pp. 521–529, July 2010.

 

[48] L. Musavian, S. Aïssa, S. Lambotharan, “Effective Capacity for Interference and Delay Constrained Cognitive-Radio Relay Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 1698–1707, May 2010.

 

[47] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Analysis and Compensation of I/Q Imbalance in MIMO Transmit-Receive Diversity Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 1546–1556, May 2010.

 

[46] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Effective Capacity of Delay-Constrained Cognitive Radio in Nakagami Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 1054–1062, Mar. 2010.

 

[45] V. Asghari, D. B. da Costa, S. Aïssa, “Symbol Error Probability of Rectangular QAM in MRC Systems with Correlated η-μ Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,

vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 1497–1503, Mar. 2010.

 

[44] S. Kucera, S. Aïssa, S. Yoshida, “Adaptive Channel Allocation for Enabling Target SINR Achievability in Power-controlled Wireless Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 833–843, Feb. 2010.

 

[43] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of Relay Selection Techniques with Clustered Fixed-Gain Relays,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 201–204, Feb. 2010.

 

[42] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Fundamental Capacity Limits of Cognitive Radios in Fading Environments with Imperfect Channel Information,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol.

57, no. 11, pp. 3472–3480, Nov. 2009.

 

[41] A. Mehbodniya and S. Aïssa, “Effects of MB-OFDM System Interference on the Performance of DS-UWB,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 4665–4669, Oct. 2009.

 

[40] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “Capacity Analysis of Cooperative Systems with Relay Selection in Nakagami-m Fading,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 637–639, Sep. 2009.

 

[39] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Cross-Layer Design for Multiuser MIMO Beamforming Systems with Feedback Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 3347–3360, Sep. 2009.

 

[38] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “End-to-End Performance of Dual-Hop Semi-Blind Relaying Systems with Partial Relay Selection,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 4306–4315, Aug. 2009.

 

[37] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “Cooperative Dual-Hop Relaying Systems with Beamforming over Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 3950–3954, Aug. 2009.

 

[36] A. Mehbodniya and S. Aïssa, “Ultrawideband Technologies Coexistence in Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” IET Communications, vol. 3, no. 7, pp. 1081–1088, July 2009.

 

[35] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “Dual-Hop Decode-and-Forward Relaying Systems with Relay Selection and Maximal-Ratio Schemes,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 460–461,

Apr. 2009.

 

[34] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Optimized Rate-Adaptive PSAM for MIMO MRC Systems with Transmit and Receive CSI Imperfections,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 821–830, Mar. 2009.

 

[33] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “BER Evaluation for General QAM in Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 45, no. 6, pp. 319–321, Mar. 2009.

 

[32] Y-H. Pan and S. Aïssa, “Performance of Selective Space-Time Coding and Selection Diversity under Perfect and Imperfect CSI,” Wiley Journal Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 209–216, Feb. 2009; published online May 2008.

 

[31] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Capacity and Power Allocation for Spectrum-Sharing Communications in Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 148–156, Jan. 2009.

 

[30] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Exact Error Probability Analysis of Rectangular QAM for Single- and Multichannel Reception in Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 214–221, Jan. 2009.

 

[29] K. Fouli, S. Aïssa, M. Maier, “Native Multicasting in a 2D-OCDMA PON,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 696–698, Sep. 2008.

 

[28] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Impact of Spatial Fading Correlation and Keyhole on the Capacity of MIMO Systems with Transmitter and Receiver CSI,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 3218-3229, Aug. 2008.

 

[27] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “On the Achievable Sum-Rate of Correlated MIMO Multiple Access Channel with Imperfect Channel Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 7, pp. 2549–2559, July 2008.

 

[26] S. Kucera, S. Aïssa, K. Yamamoto, S. Yoshida, “Asynchronous Distributed Power and Rate Control in Ad Hoc Networks: A Game-Theoretic Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 7, pp. 2536–2548, July 2008.

 

[25] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Outage-Constrained Capacity of Spectrum-Sharing Channels in Fading Environments,” IET Communications, Special Issue on Cognitive Spectrum Access, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 724–732, July 2008.

 

[24] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Capacity of MIMO Rician Fading Channels with Transmitter and Receiver Channel State Information,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1687–1698, May 2008.

 

[23] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Distributed Space-Time Block Coded Transmission with Imperfect Channel Estimation: Achievable Rate and Power Allocation,”EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Distributed Space-Time Systems, vol. 2008, Article ID 471327, 9 pages, May 2008.

 

[22] S. Aïssa and G. Aniba, “BER Analysis of M-QAM with Packet Combining over Space-Time Block Coded MIMO Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 799–805, Mar. 2008.

 

[21] Y-H. Pan and S. Aïssa, “Dynamic Resource Allocation with Beamforming for MIMO OFDM Systems: Performance and Effects of Imperfect CSI,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 12, pp. 4249–4255, Dec. 2007.

 

[20] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Joint and Marginal Eigenvalue Distributions of (Non)Central Complex Wishart Matrices and PDF-Based Approach for Characterizing the Capacity Statistics of MIMO Ricean and Rayleigh Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 3607–3619, Oct. 2007. [2008 IEEE Marconi award, First runner up]

 

[19] S. Aïssa and G. Aniba, “Queuing Models for Dimensioning Interactive and Streaming Services in High-Speed Downlink Packet Access Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 619–627, Sep. 2007.

 

[18] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Eigenvalue Distributions of Wishart-Type Random Matrices with Application to the Performance Analysis of MIMO MRC Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 2678–2689, July 2007.

 

[17] M. Benjillali, L. Szczecinski, S. Aïssa, C. Gonzalez, “Evaluation of Bit Error Rate for Packet Combining with Constellation Rearrangement,” Wiley Journal Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 8, no. 7, pp. 831-844, Sep. 2008; published online June 2007.

 

[16] M. Torabi, S. Aïssa, M.R. Soleymani, “On the BER Performance of Space-Frequency Block Coded OFDM Systems in Fading MIMO Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1366–1373, Apr. 2007.

 

[15] C. Makaya and S. Aïssa, “Joint Packet Scheduling and Dynamic Base Station Assignment for CDMA Data Networks,” Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 185–209, Feb. 2008; published online Apr. 2007.

 

[14] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “Adaptive Scheduling for MIMO Wireless Networks: Cross-Layer Approach and Application to HSDPA,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6,

no. 1, pp. 259–268, Jan. 2007.

 

[13] A. Anpalagan, R. Vannithamby, W. Zhuang, S. Aïssa, “Special Issue on Radio Resource Management in 3G+ Systems,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2006, Article ID 70210, pp. 1–3, 2006.

 

[12] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Mutual Information Statistics for Dual MIMO Systems in Correlated Rayleigh Fading,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 591–593, Aug. 2006.

 

[11] L. Szczecinski, S. Aïssa, C. Gonzalez, M. Bacic, “Exact Evaluation of Bit- and Symbol-Error Rates for Arbitrary Two-Dimensional Modulation and Nonuniform Signaling in AWGN Channel,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 1049–1056, June 2006.

 

[10] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of Orthogonal Space-Time Block Codes in Spatially Correlated MIMO Nakagami Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 807–817, Apr. 2006.

 

[9] L. Szczecinski, C. Gonzalez, S. Aïssa, “Exact Expression for the BER of Rectangular QAM with Arbitrary Constellation Mapping,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 389–392, Mar. 2006.

 

[8] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Capacity of Space-Time Block Codes in MIMO Rayleigh Fading Channels with Adaptive Transmission and Estimation Errors,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 2568–2578, Sep. 2005.

 

[7] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Closed-Form Expressions for the Outage and Ergodic Shannon Capacity of MIMO MRC Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 1092–1095, July 2005.

 

[6] S. Aïssa, J. Kuri, P. Mermelstein, “Call Admission on the Uplink and Downlink of a CDMA System Based on Total Received and Transmitted Powers,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 2407–2416, Nov. 2004.

 

[5] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Shannon Capacity of STBC in Rayleigh Fading Channels,” IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 40, no. 13, pp. 817–819, June 2004.

 

[4] S. Aïssa, A. Maaref, P. Mermelstein, “Uplink Packet Scheduling in the Presence of Interference Cancellation in Multi-Rate Wireless CDMA Networks,” Wiley Journal Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Special Issue on Radio Resource Management for Wireless Internet, vol. 3, no. 7, pp. 861–878, Nov. 2003.

 

[3] S. Aïssa and P. Mermelstein, “Downlink Flow Control for Wireless CDMA Packet Data Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 51, no. 5, pp. 1193–1205, Sep. 2002.

 

[2] S. Aïssa and E. Dubois, “Robust Variable Block-Size 2D-CELP Image Transmission over CDMA Rayleigh Fading Channels,” Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 16, no. 10, pp. 931–948, Aug. 2001.

 

[1] S. Aïssa and E. Dubois, “2D-CELP Image Coding with Block Adaptive Prediction and Variable Code-Vector Size,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 369–374, Feb. 1996.


2. Refereed Conference Articles       (for a more up-to-date list, cf Google Scholar)


[156] E. Askari and S. Aïssa, “Full-Duplex Cognitive Radio with Packet Fragmentation,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’14), Istanbul, Turkey, Apr. 2014.
[155] D. Hamza, K.-H. Park, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Throughput Maximization for Cognitive Radio Networks Using Active Cooperation and Superposition Coding,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’14), Istanbul, Turkey, Apr. 2014.

[154] K. Ben Fredj and S. Aïssa, “Performance of Spectrum-Sharing Constrained Two-Way Relaying,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’14), Istanbul, Turkey, Apr. 2014.

[153] M. Khafagy, A. Ismail, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Energy-Efficient Cooperative Protocols for Full-Duplex Relay Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom’13), Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec. 2013.

[152] Y. Yang, H. Ma, S. Aïssa, “Relay Selection from an Effective Capacity Perspective,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’13), London, UK, Sep. 2013.

[151] K. Ben Fredj, S. Ikki, S. Aïssa, “Two-way Opportunistic Relaying Systems: Performance and Optimization in Rayleigh Fading Environments,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’13), London, UK, Sep. 2013.

[150] Q. Z. Ahmed, K.-H. Park, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Optimal Linear Detectors for Nonorthogonal Amplify-and-Forward Protocol,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’13), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.

[149] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “On the Coexistence of Primary and Secondary Users in Spectrum-Sharing Broadcast Channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’13), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.

[148] J. Qi, S. Aïssa, M.-S. Alouini, “Multi-Hop Amplify-and-Forward Relaying Cooperation in the Presence of I/Q Imbalance,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’13), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.

[147] P. Ubaidulla, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Multi-Pair Cognitive Two-Way Relaying and Power Allocation under Imperfect CSI,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’13-Spring), Dresden, Germany, June 2013.

[146] A. F. Al Rawi, E. Garcia-Palacios, S. Aïssa, C. C. Tsimenidis, B. S. Sharif, “Dual-Diversity Combining for Constrained Resource Allocation and Throughput Maximization in OFDMA Net-works,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’13-Spring), Dresden, Germany, June 2013.

[145] K. Ben Fredj and S. Aïssa, “Performance and Optimization of Two-way Relaying under Nakagami-m Fading,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’13), Casablanca, Morocco, May 2013.

[144] J. Qi, S. Aïssa, M.-S. Alouini, “Impact of I/Q Imbalance on the Performance of Two-Way CSI-Assisted AF Relaying,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’13), Shanghai, China, Apr. 2013.

[143] P. Ubaidulla, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Cognitive Relaying and Power Allocation under Channel State Uncertainties,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’13), Shanghai, China, pp. 3358–3363, Apr. 2013.

[142] J. Qi, S. Aïssa, M.-S. Alouini, “Performance Analysis of AF Cooperative Systems with HPA Nonlinearity in Semi-Blind Relays,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globe-com’12), Anaheim, CA, USA, pp. 4182–4186, Dec. 2012.

[141] A. E. Zonouz, N. Tadayon, S. Aïssa, L. Xing, “Design and Evaluation of Small-World Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks under Rayleigh Fading,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom’12), Anaheim, CA, USA, pp. 670–675, Dec. 2012.

[140] M. Xia and S. Aïssa, “Two-Way Cooperative AF Relaying in Spectrum-Sharing Systems: Enhancing Cell-Edge Performance,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’12), Sydney, Australia, pp. 1571–1576, Sep. 2012.

[139] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “Power Allocation and Achievable Data Rate in Spectrum-Sharing Channels under Adaptive Primary Service Outage Constraints,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC’12), Sydney, Australia, pp. 1699– 1703, Sep. 2012.

[C.138] Q. Z. Ahmed, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Low Complexity Detectors for Cooperative Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’12-Fall), Quebec City, QC, Canada, Sep. 2012.

[C.137] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Systems: Ergodic and Outage Capacities,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’12-Fall), Quebec City, QC, Canada, Sep. 2012.

[136] L. Shan, H. Murata, S. Aïssa, S. Yoshida, “Throughput Adaptation and Traffic Ratio Control in Cooperative Relay Networks with Network Coding and Asymmetric Traffic,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’12-Fall), Quebec City, QC, Canada, Sep. 2012.

[135] A. Mehbodniya, D. Bielefeld, S. Aïssa, R. Mathar, F. Adachi, “Analysis of a Serial UWB based Sensor Network Topology in Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE VTC Asia Pacific Wireless Communications Symposium (APWCS’12), Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 2012.

[134] A. Forghani, S. Ikki, S. Aïssa, “Performance Evaluation of Multi-Hop Multi-Branch Relaying Networks with Multiple Co-Channel Interferers,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’12), Ottawa, ON, Canada, pp. 4011–4015, June 2012.

[133] M. Sadek and S. Aïssa, “Handoff Algorithm for Mobile Satellite Systems with Ancillary Terrestrial Component,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’12), Ottawa, ON, Canada, pp. 2763–2767, June 2012.

[132] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “On the Performance of Two-Way Amplify-and-Forward Relaying in the Presence of Co-Channel Interferences,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’12), Ottawa, ON, Canada, pp. 4006–4010, June 2012.

[131] K. Oikonomou, G. Tsioutsiouliklis, S. Aïssa, “Scalable Facility Placement for Communication Cost Reduction in Wireless Networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’12), Ottawa, ON, Canada, pp. 5118–5123, June 2012.

[130] H. Ma, Y. Yang, S. Aïssa, “Secondary Link Adaptation in Cognitive Radio Networks: End-to-End Performance with Cross-Layer Design,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’12), Jounieh, Lebanon, Apr. 2012.

[129] P. Ubaidulla and S. Aïssa, “Robust Distributed Two-Way Relay Beamforming in Cognitive Radio Networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’12), Jounieh, Lebanon, Apr. 2012.

[128] K. Oikonomou, G. Koufoudakis, S. Aïssa, “Probabilistic Flooding Coverage Analysis in Large Scale Wireless Networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’12), Jounieh, Lebanon, Apr. 2012.

[127] Q. Z. Ahmed, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “A Minimum Bit Error-Rate Detector for Amplify and Forward Relaying Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’12-Spring), Yokohama, Japan, May 2012.

[126] P. Ubaidulla and S. Aïssa, “Robust Distributed Cognitive Relay Beamforming,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’12-Spring), Yokohama, Japan, May 2012.

[125] J. Qi, S. Aïssa, M.-S. Alouini, “Analysis and Compensation of I/Q Imbalance in Amplify-and-Forward Cooperative systems,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’12), Paris, France, pp. 215–220, Apr. 2012.

[124] A. Al Rawi, S. Aïssa, B. Sharif, C. Tsimenidis, “Dynamic Planning for OFDMA Networks: Resource, Interference and Traffic Congestion Management,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’12), Paris, France, pp. 1305–1310, Apr. 2012.

[123] K. Oikonomou and S. Aïssa, “Dynamic Sink Assignment for Efficient Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’12), Paris, France, pp. 1876–1881, Apr. 2012.

[122] D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “Secondary Access Based on Sensing and Primary ARQ Feedback in Spectrum Sharing Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’12), Paris, France, pp. 1484–1489, Apr. 2012.

[121] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Effects of Co-channel Interference on the Error Probability Performance of Multi-Hop Relaying Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globe-com’11), Houston, TX, USA, pp. 3757–3762, Dec. 2011.

[120] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “On End-to-End Performance of MIMO Multiuser Cognitive Radio Net-works,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom’11), Houston, TX, USA, Dec. 2011.

[119] A. Forghani, S. Ikki, S. Aïssa, “Novel Approach for Approximating the Performance of Multi-Hop Multi-Branch Relaying over Rayleigh Fading Channels,” in Proc. IFIP Wireless Days 2011, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Oct. 2011.

[118] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Power Allocation in Delay-QoS Constrained Multiband Cognitive Radios,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC’11), Toronto, ON, Canada, Sep. 2011.

[117] P. Ubaidulla and S. Aïssa, “Distributed Cognitive Two-Way Relay Beamformer Designs under Perfect and Imperfect CSI,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC’11), Toronto, ON, Canada, pp. 487–492, Sep. 2011.

[116] M. Khabazian and S. Aïssa, “Modeling and Performance Analysis of Cooperative Communications in Cognitive Radio Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC’11), Toronto, ON, Canada, pp. 598–603, Sep. 2011.

[115] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Joint Optimization of Power Allocation and Relay Position for Regenerative Relaying in the Presence of Co-Channel Interference,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC’11), Toronto, ON, Canada, pp. 1703–1707, Sep. 2011.

[114] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Investigations on the Effects of Co-channel Interference on Dual-Hop Transmission in Nakagami-m Fading,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC’11), Toronto, ON, Canada, pp. 894–898, Sep. 2011.

[113] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Joint Compensation of Multiple RF Impairments in MIMO STBC Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC’11), Toronto, ON, Canada, pp. 1500–1505, Sep. 2011.

[112] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Error Probability Analysis of Two-Way Amplify-and-Forward Relaying in the Presence of Imperfect Channel Estimations,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC’11), Toronto, ON, Canada, pp. 1963– 1967,Sep. 2011.

[111] A. Mehbodniya, D. Bielefeld, S. Aïssa, R. Mathar, F. Adachi, “Distributed Detection in UWB Sensor Networks under Non-Orthogonal Nakagami-m Fading,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’11-Fall), San Francisco, USA, Sep. 2011.

[110] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “On the Capacity of Multiple Cognitive Links through Common Relay under Spectrum-Sharing Constraints,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’11), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.

[109] M. Xia, Y-C. Wu, S. Aïssa, “Non-orthogonal Transmission in Multi-user Systems with Grassmannian Beamforming,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’11), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.

[108] S. J. Zahabi, A. A. Tadaion, S. Aïssa, “Upper Bounds for Neyman-Pearson Cooperative Spectrum Sensing,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC’11), Kerkyra (Corfu), Greece, pp. 1050–1055, June 2011.

[107] L. Shan, H. Murata, S. Aïssa, S. Yoshida, “Hybrid Network Coding and Cooperative Relaying Schemes for Bi-directional Communication Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Con-ference (VTC’11-Spring), Budapest, Hungary, May 2011. [IEEE Kansai Section Best Paper Award].

[106] M. Sadek and S. Aïssa, “Joint Optimization of CQI Calculation and Interference Mitigation for User Scheduling in MIMO-OFDM Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’11-Spring), Budapest, Hungary, May 2011.

[105] N. Bonello and S. Aïssa, “A Microeconomic-based Framework for ’Green’ Cooperative Communications,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’11), Ayia Napa, Cyprus, pp. 256–261, May 2011.

[104] D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “Impact of Sensing Errors on the Queueing Delay and Transmit Power in Cognitive Radio Access,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications and Information Technology (ICCIT’11), Aqaba, Jordan, pp. 53–58, Mar. 2011. [Invited Paper] [Best Paper Award]

[103] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Analysis and Compensation for the Joint Effects of HPA Nonlinearity, I/Q Imbalance and Crosstalk in MIMO Beamforming Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’11), Cancun, Mexico, pp. 1562–1567, Mar. 2011.

[102] M. Khabazian, S. Aïssa, R. El Kefi, “Performance Modeling of a Two-Tier Primary-Secondary Network with IEEE 802.11 Broadcast Scheme,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’11), Cancun, Mexico, pp. 546–551, Mar. 2011.

[101] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of Dual-Hop Relaying Systems in the Presence of Co-Channel Interference,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom’10), Miami, FL, USA, Dec. 2010.

[100] Y. Yang, N. Bonello, S. Aïssa, “An Information-Guided Channel-Hopping Scheme for Block-Fading Channels with Estimation Errors,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom’10), Miami, FL, USA, Dec. 2010.

[99] D. B. da Costa, S. Aïssa, C. C. Cavalcante, “Partial Relay Selection in Cooperative Spectrum Sharing Systems,” in Proc. 13th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC’10), Mar Hotel, Recife, Brazil, Oct. 2010. [Best Paper Award]

[98] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Compensation for HPA Nonlinearity and I/Q Imbalance in MIMO Beam-forming Systems,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob’10), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, pp. 78–82, Oct. 2010.

[97] M. Khabazian and S. Aïssa, “A Load-Distributive QoS Routing Protocol for Multi-Service Wire-less Mesh Networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Comput-ing, Networking and Communications (WiMob’10), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, pp. 233–238, Oct. 2010.

[96] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Optimal Beamforming in MIMO Systems with HPA Nonlinearity,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’10), Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 911–915, Sep. 2010.

[95] S. Ikki and S. Aïssa, “A Study of Optimization Problem for Amplify-and-Forward Relaying over Weibull Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’10-Fall), Ottawa, Canada, Sep. 2010.

[94] M. Khabazian, S. Aïssa, M. Mehmet Ali, “Performance Modeling of Message Dissemination in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC’10), Modena, Italy, pp. 174–179, May 2010. [Invited Paper]

[93] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Adaptive Time-Sharing and Power Allocation for Cognitive Radio Fading Broadcast Channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’10), Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 1–5, May 2010.

[92] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Beamforming for MIMO Transmit-Receive Diversity Systems with Crosstalk,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’10), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010.

[91] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Cooperative Relay Communication Performance Under Spectrum-Sharing Resource Requirements,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’10), Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 1–6, May 2010.

[90] Y. Yang and S. Aïssa, “Common Information Multicast with Different Data Rates,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’10-Spring), Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 1–5, May 2010.

[89] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “Packet Delay Modeling of Truncated Multi-Process ARQ Protocols for Parallel Communications,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’10), Doha, Qatar, pp. 405-410, Apr. 2010. [Invited Paper]

[88] K. Ben Fredj, L. Musavian, Sonia Aïssa, “Closed-Form Expressions for the Capacity of Spectrum-Sharing Constrained Relaying Systems,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’10), Doha, Qatar, pp. 476–480, Apr. 2010.

[87] R. El Kefi, S. Aïssa, D. B. da Costa, “Adaptive Switching for Multi-Mode MIMO Transmission in Broadband Wireless Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’10), Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2010.

[86] V. Asghari, A. Maaref, S. Aïssa, “Symbol Error Probability Analysis for Multihop Relaying over Nakagami Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’10), Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2010. [Best Paper Award]

[85] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Impact of HPA Nonlinearity on MIMO Systems with Quantized Equal Gain Transmission,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’09), Tokyo, Japan, pp. 2891–2895, Sep. 2009.

[84] R. Khan, S. Aïssa, C. Despins, “Seamless Vertical Handoff Algorithm for Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: An Advanced Filtering Approach,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC’09), Sousse, Tunisia, pp. 255–260, July 2009.

[83] R. Khan, S. Aïssa, C. Despins, “MAC Layer Handoff Algorithm for IEEE 802.11 Wireless Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC’09), Sousse, Tunisia, pp. 687–692, July 2009.

[82] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “On the Statistics of Dual-Hop Semi-Blind Relaying Systems with Partial Relay Selection,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC’09), Sousse, Tunisia, pp. 581–586, July 2009. [Best Paper Award]

[81] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “On the Effect of Power Amplifier Nonlinearity on MIMO Transmit Diversity Systems,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’09), Dresden, Germany, pp. 1–5, June 2009.

[80] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “Performance of Cooperative Diversity Networks: Analysis of Amplify-and-Forward Relaying under Equal-Gain and Maximal-Ratio Combining,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’09), Dresden, Germany, pp. 1–5, June 2009.

[79] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, Adaptive Modulation in Spectrum-Sharing Systems with Delay Constraints,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’09), Dresden, Germany, pp. 1–5, June 2009.

[78] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Rate and Power Adaptation for Increasing Spectrum Efficiency in Cog-nitive Radio Networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’09), Dresden, Germany, pp. 1–5, June 2009.

[77] D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, “Beamforming in Dual-Hop Fixed Gain Relaying Systems,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’09), Dresden, Germany, pp. 1–5, June 2009.

[76] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Cross-Layer Analysis of Cognitive Radio Relay Networks under Quality of Service Constraints,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-S’09), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1–5, Apr. 2009. [Invited Paper]

[75] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “On the Effect of I/Q Imbalance on MIMO Transmit-Diversity Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’09), Budapest, Hungary, pp. 1–5, Apr. 2009.

[74] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Resource Sharing in Cognitive Radio Systems: Outage Capacity and Power Allocation under Soft Sensing,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom’08), New Orleans, LA, USA, pp. 1–5, Nov.-Dec. 2008.

[73] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Quality-of-Service Based Power Allocation in Spectrum-Sharing Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom’08), New Orleans, LA, USA, pp. 1–5, Nov.-Dec. 2008.

[72] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of MIMO MRC in 3D Mobile-to-Mobile Double-Correlated Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom’08), New Orleans, LA, USA, pp. 1–5, Nov.-Dec. 2008.

[71] A. Mehbodniya and S. Aïssa, “Evaluation of UWB Interference on WiMAX, WLAN and MB-OFDM Systems,” in Proc. International Conference on Wireless Communications in Under-ground and Confined Areas (ICWCUCA’08), Val d’Or, QC, Canada, pp. 117–120, Aug. 2008.

[70] L. Shan, S. Aïssa, K. Yamamoto, H. Murata, S. Yoshida, “Analysis of Relay Strategies and Re-source Allocation in OFDMA Cellular Networks,” in Proc. 5th IEEE VTS Asia Pacific Wireless Communications Symposium (APWCS’08), Sendai, Japan, pp. T01-4, Aug. 2008.

[69] V. Asghari and S. Aïssa, “Parallel-Serial Concatenated Coding: Design and Bit Error Probability Performance,” in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’08), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, pp. 489–492, May 2008.

[68] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Capacity of Spectrum-Sharing Channels with Minimum-Rate Requirements,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’08), Beijing, China, pp. 4639–4643, May 2008.

[67] S. Aïssa and J. Qi, “On the Effect of Power Amplifier Nonlinearity on MIMO MRC Systems,” accepted in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’08), Beijing, China, May 2008.

[66] S. Aïssa and M. Maier, “Towards Seamless Fiber-Wireless (FiWi) Access Networks: Convergence and Challenges,” in Proc. International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks – Mediterranean Winter (ICTON’07), Sousse, Tunisia, Dec. 2007. [Invited Paper]

[65] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Fundamental Capacity Limits of Spectrum-Sharing Channels with Imperfect Feedback,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’07), Washington, DC, USA, pp. 1385–1389, Nov. 2007.

[64] A. Mehbodniya and S. Aïssa, “Coexistence Between DS-UWB and MB-OFDM: Analysis and Interference Mitigation,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’07), Washington, DC, USA, pp. 5200–5204, Nov. 2007.

[63] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “On the Achievable Sum-Rate of MIMO MAC with Channel Uncertainty and Delayed Feedback,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globe-com’07), Washington, DC, USA, pp. 3040–3044, Nov. 2007.

[62] J. Qi and S. Aïssa, “Cross-Layer Design of Enhanced AMC with Truncated ARQ Protocols,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’07), Washington, DC, USA, pp. 3353–3357, Nov. 2007. 

[61] S. Kucera, S. Aïssa, S. Yoshida, “Stability Emphasizing Cross-layer Optimization of Transmit Power Allocation in Distributed Wireless Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’07), Washington, DC, USA, pp. 3338–3342, Nov. 2007.

[60] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Ergodic and Outage Capacities of Spectrum-Sharing Systems in Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’07), Washington, DC, pp. 3327–3331, Nov. 2007.

[59] J. Qi, S. Aïssa, X. Zhao, “Optimal Frame Length for Keeping Normalized Goodput with Lowest Requirement on BER,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (Innovations’07), Dubai, UAE, pp. 715–719, Nov. 2007.

[58] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Impact of Spatial Fading Correlation and Keyholes on the Capacity of MIMO Systems with Transmitter and Receiver CSI,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’07), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, pp. 4357–4362, June 2007.

[57] A. Mehbodniya and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of a 802.11a OFDM System in the Presence of UWB and Multipath Interference,” in Proc. IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2007, Princeton, NJ, USA, pp. 1–5, Apr.-May 2007.

[56] A. Mehbodniya, S. Aïssa, S. Affes, “Performance Analysis of MB-OFDM in the Presence of Multiple UWB Interferers,” in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’07), Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. 1337–1340, Apr. 2007.

[55] L. Musavian and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of Distributed Space-Time Coded Transmission with Channel Estimation Error,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’07), Hong Kong, China, pp. 1275–1280, Mar. 2007.

[54] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Exact Error Probability Analysis of Orthogonal Space-Time Block Codes with Arbitrary Rectangular QAM over MIMO Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’07), Hong Kong, China, pp. 768–772, Mar. 2007.

[53] S. Kucera, S. Aïssa, K. Yamamoto, S. Yoshida, “Asynchronous Distributed Power and Rate Control in Ad Hoc Networks with Stochastic Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’07), Hong Kong, China, pp. 2992–2996, Mar. 2007.

[52] A. Toukebri, S. Aïssa, M. Maier, “Resource Allocation and Scheduling for Multiuser MIMO Systems: A Beamforming-Based Strategy,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’06), San Francisco, CA, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 3068-3072, Nov.-Dec. 2006.

[51] S. Aïssa and G. Aniba, “BER Analysis of STBC with Packet Combining in MIMO Rayleigh Fading Channels: LLR-Based Approach,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’06), San Francisco, CA, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 3553-3557, Nov.-Dec. 2006.

[50] L. Musavian, M. R. Nakhai, M. Dohler, S. Aïssa, “Effect of Channel Uncertainty on MIMO Systems with Covariance Information at the Transmitter,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’06), San Francisco, CA, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 3073-3077, Nov.-Dec. 2006.

[49] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Capacity of MIMO Rician Fading Channels with Transmitter and Receiver Channel State Information,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’06), San Francisco, CA, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 4002-4006, Nov.-Dec. 2006.

[48] M. Benjillali, L. Szczecinski, S. Aïssa, “Evaluation of Bit Error Rate for Packet Combining with Constellation Rearrangement,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globe-com’06), San Francisco, CA, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 301-305, Nov.-Dec. 2006.  

[47] L. Musavian, M. R. Nakhai, M. Dohler, S. Aïssa, “Effect of Channel Uncertainty on the Mu-tual Information of MIMO Multiple Access Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-F’06), Montreal, QC, Canada, Sep. 2006.

[46] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “On the Capacity Statistics of MIMO Ricean and Rayleigh Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’06), Istanbul, Turkey, vol. 9, pp. 4167–4172, June 2006. [Best Paper Finalist]

[45] M. Torabi, S. Aïssa, M.R. Soleymani, “MIMO-OFDM Systems with Imperfect Channel Information: Capacity, Outage and BER Analysis,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’06), Istanbul, Turkey, vol. 12, pp. 5342–5347, June 2006.

[44] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Eigenvalue Distributions of Wishart-Type Random Matrices and Error Probability Analysis of Dual Maximum-Ratio Transmission in Semicorrelated Rayleigh Fading,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’06), Istanbul, Turkey, vol. 9, pp. 4130–4136, June 2006.

[43] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “Multi-User Capacity Maximization for MIMO Gaussian Broadcast Channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’06), Istanbul, Turkey, vol. 9, pp. 4196–4201, June 2006. [Best Paper Finalist]

[42] M. Benjillali, L. Szczecinski, S. Aïssa, “Probability Density Functions of Logarithmic Likelihood Ratios in Rectangular QAM,” in Proc. 23rd Queen’s Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, Canada, pp. 283–286, May-June 2006.

[41] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Generalized Performance Analysis of Adaptive PSAM-Based Transmit-Beamforming for Wireless MIMO systems,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-S’06), Melbourne, Australia, vol. 5, pp. 2578–2582, May 2006.

[40] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “Cross-Layer Design for Scheduling and Antenna Sharing in MIMO Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’05), St. Louis, MO, USA, vol. 6, pp. 3185–3189, Nov.-Dec. 2005.

[39] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Exact Capacity and Symbol Error Probability Analysis of STBC in Spatially Correlated MIMO Nakagami Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’05), St. Louis, MO, USA, vol. 5, pp. 2832–2836, Nov.-Dec. 2005.

[38] L. Szczecinski, S. Aïssa, C. Gonzalez, M. Bacic, “Exact Evaluation of BER for Arbitrary Modulation and Signaling in AWGN,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globe-com’05), St. Louis, MO, USA, vol. 3, pp. 1234–1238, Nov.-Dec. 2005.

[37] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Spectral Efficiency Limitations of Maximum Ratio Transmission in the Presence of Channel Estimation Errors” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-F’05), Dallas, TX, USA, vol. 1, pp. 502–506, Sep. 2005.

[36] M. Frikha, S. Aïssa, N. Ajam, “Received Power Estimation Based Call Admission Control for UMTS Uplink,” in Proc. International Conference on Telecommunication Systems, Modeling and Analysis (ICTSMA’05), Dallas, TX, USA, pp. 17–20, Nov. 2005.

[35] Y-H. Pan and S. Aïssa, “Performance Analysis of Selective Space-time Coding and Selection Diversity under Perfect and Imperfect CSI,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’05), Berlin, Germany, vol. 4, pp. 2371–2375, Sep. 2005.

[34] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “On the effects of Gaussian Channel Estimation Errors on the Capacity of Adaptive Transmission with Space-Time Block Coding,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob’05), Montreal, QC, Canada, vol. 1, pp. 187–193, Aug. 2005.

[33] Y-H. Pan and S. Aïssa, “Dynamic Resource Allocation for Broadband MIMO/OFDM Systems,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Wireless Networks, Communications, and Mobile Computing (ICWCMC’05), Maui, Hawaii, vol. 2, pp. 863–867, June 2005.

[32] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “A Queueing Delay Model for Dimensioning Interactive Service Traffic in HSDPA Networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Wireless Networks, Communications and Mobile Computing (IWCMC'05), Maui, Hawaii, vol. 1, pp. 774–778, June 2005.

[31] M. Torabi, M.R. Soleymani, S. Aïssa, “On the Performance of MIMO-OFDM Systems with Imperfect Channel Information,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Wireless Networks, Communications, and Mobile Computing (ICWCMC’05), Maui, Hawaii, vol. 1, pp. 600–605, June 2005.

[30] A. Toukebri and S. Aïssa, “A Beamforming-Based Resource Allocation Strategy for Multiuser MIMO Systems,” in Proc. International Workshop on Wireless Communication in Underground and Confined Areas (IWWCUCA’05), Val d’Or, QC, Canada, June 2005.

[29] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Cross-Layer Design for MIMO Nakagami Fading Channels in the Presence of Gaussian Channel Estimation Errors”, in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’05), Saskatoon, SK, Canada, pp. 1384–1387, May 2005.

[28] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “On the Achievable Spectral Efficiency of Adaptive Transmission with Transmit-Beamforming,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’05), Seoul, Korea, vol. 4, pp. 2287–2291, May 2005.

[27] C. Bravo, S. Aïssa, A. Girard “Providing Quality of Service for Critical Nodes in Ad-Hoc Net-works,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-S’05), Stockholm, Sweden, vol. 4, pp. 2478–2482, May 2005.

[26] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “Resource Allocation in HSDPA Using Best-Users Selection Under Code Constraints,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-S’05), Stockholm, Sweden, vol. 1, pp. 319–323, May 2005.

[25] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Combined Adaptive Modulation and Truncated ARQ for Packet Data Transmission in MIMO systems,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globe-com’04), Dallas, TX, USA, vol. 6, pp. 3818–3822, Nov.-Dec. 2004.

[24] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “Adaptive Proportional Fairness for Packet Scheduling in HSDPA,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’04), Dallas, TX, USA, vol. 6, pp. 4033–4037, Nov.-Dec. 2004.

[23] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “On the Capacity of Space-Time Block Codes in MIMO Rayleigh Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’04), Dallas, TX, USA, vol. 5, pp. 2936–2940, Nov.-Dec. 2004.

[22] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Exact Closed-Form Expression for the Bit Error Rate of Orthogonal STBC in Nakagami Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-F’04), Los Angeles, CA, USA, vol. 4, pp. 2493–2497, Sep. 2004.

[21] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Rate Adaptive M-QAM in MIMO Diversity Systems using Space-Time Block Codes,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’04), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 4, pp. 2294–2298, Sep. 2004.

[20] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “A General Traffic and Queueing Delay Model for 3G Wireless Packet Networks,” in Proc. IEEE/IEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’04), Fortaleza, Brazil, pp. 942–949, Aug. 2004.

[19] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Adaptive Modulation using Orthogonal STBC in MIMO Nakagami Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA’04), Sydney, Australia, pp. 145-149, Aug.-Sep. 2004.

[18] C. Gonzalez, L. Szczecinski, S. Aïssa, “Throughput Maximization of ARQ Transmission Protocol Employing Adaptive Modulation and Coding,” in Proc. IEEE/IEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’04), Fortaleza, Brazil, pp. 607–615, Aug. 2004.

[17] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “On the Error Probability Performance of STBC under Correlated Rayleigh Fading,” in Proc. IEEE Radio & Wireless Conference (RAWCON’04), Atlanta, GA, USA, pp. 275–278, Sep. 2004.

[16] G. Aniba and S. Aïssa, “Fast Packet Scheduling Assuring Fairness and Quality of Service in HSDPA,” in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’04): Special Session on Radio Resource Management in Next Generation Wireless Networks, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, vol. 4, pp. 2243–2246, May 2004.

[15] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “A Cross-Layer Design for MIMO Rayleigh Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’04), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, vol. 4, pp. 2247–2250, May 2004.

[14] C. Makaya and S. Aïssa, Joint Scheduling and Base Station Assignment for CDMA Packet Data Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-F’03), Orlando, FL, USA, vol. 3, pp. 1693–1697, Oct. 2003.

[13] A. Maaref and S. Aïssa, “Downlink Scheduling for CDMA Packet Data Systems with Interference Cancellation,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-F’03), Orlando, FL, USA, vol. 3, pp. 1563–1567, Oct. 2003.

[12] S. Aïssa, J. Kuri, P. Mermelstein, “Call Admission on the Downlink of a CDMA System Based on Total Transmitted Power,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-F’03), Orlando, FL, USA, vol. 2, pp. 933–937, Oct. 2003.

[11] K. Ghanem, T. Denidni, S. Aïssa, “Performance Enhancement of CDMA Cellular Systems with a New Adaptive Algorithm for Base-Station Antenna Arrays,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-F’03), Orlando, FL, USA, vol. 1, pp. 203–207, Oct. 2003.

[10] C. Makaya and S. Aïssa, “Base Station Joint Scheduling for Downlink Throughput Maximization in CDMA Packet Data Networks,” in Proc. International Conference on High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications (HSNMC’03), Estoril, Portugal, vol. 2720, pp. 304–315, July 2003.

[9] F. Beaulieu and S. Aïssa, “On the Performance and Complexity of a Position-Based Scheduling Algorithm for WCDMA Networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’03), Anchorage, AK, USA, vol. 1, pp. 387–391, May 2003.

[8] A. Maaref, S. Aïssa, S. Affes, “Combined Flow Control and Interference Cancellation for Packet Data Transmission in Wideband CDMA Systems,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’03), Anchorage, AK, USA, vol. 1, pp. 753-758, May 2003.

[7] F. Beaulieu and S. Aïssa, “Position-Based Packet Data Scheduling for Multi-Class CDMA Down-links,” in Proc. IEEE/IEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’03), Papeete, French Polynesia, vol. 1, pp. 882–886, Feb.-Mar. 2003.

[6] A. Maaref, S. Aïssa, S. Affes, “Uplink Flow Control in the Presence of Interference Cancellation in Wireless CDMA Networks,” in Proc. IEEE/IEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’03), Papeete, French Polynesia, vol. 1, pp. 767–773, Feb.-Mar. 2003.

[5] F. Beaulieu and S. Aïssa, “Downlink Packet Data Scheduling for Wireless WCDMA Systems,” in Proc. IASTED International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (CSN’02), Malaga, Spain, vol. 1, pp. 68–73, Sep. 2002.

[4] S. Aïssa and P. Mermelstein, “Downlink Flow Control in WCDMA Networks,” in Proc. IEEE/IEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’00), Acapulco, Mexico, vol. 1, pp. 41–45, May 2000.

[3] S. Aïssa and E. Dubois, “Coding with Dynamic Rate Control for Low-Delay Image Transmission over CDMA Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’98), Ottawa, ON, Canada, vol. 2, pp. 1488–1492, May 1998.

[2] S. Aïssa, E. Dubois, C. Despins, S. Yoshida, “Robust 2D-CELP Image Transmission over CDMA Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’97), Phoenix, AZ, USA, vol. 2, pp. 1238–1242, May 1997.

[1] S. Aïssa and E. Dubois, “Block Adaptive Prediction of Still Images,” in Proc. 16th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, Canada, pp. 17–20, May 1992.