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Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • 2015-11-11 One-day workshop on Wireless Vehicular Communications, Halmstad

One-day workshop on Wireless Vehicular Communications, Halmstad

On behalf of the IEEE VT Society and the joint IEEE VT/COM/IT Sweden Chapter Board, I am delighted to invite you to a one-day workshop on Wireless Vehicular Communications. The program includes speakers from Chalmers, Lund, and Halmstad Universities, Volvo Cars and Volvo GTT, as well as the invited talk by Joachim Sachs, Ericsson Research, Sweden. Please find the program attached.

The workshop will take place on:

Tuesday November 11, 2015, in Halmstad
Time: 09.30 - 16.30
Room: Halda, Visionen
Host: CERES and ELLIIT, Halmstad University

Please indicate your attendance by registering at: no later than November 4, 2015. The workshop including lunch is free of charge. We only ask for IEEE membership for reporting statistics to the IEEE.

Past Workshops

The Fifth International Workshop on Design, Modeling and Evaluation of Cyber Physical Systems (CyPhy'15) - 8 October 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
(Held in conjunction with ESWEEK 2015)

Scope Cyber physical systems (CPSs) combine computing and networking power with physical components. They enable innovation in a wide range of domains including robotics; smart homes, vehicles, and buildings; medical implants; and future-generation sensor networks.  CyPhy'15 brings together researchers and practitioners working on modeling, simulation, and evaluation of CPS, based on a broad interpretation of these areas, to collect and exchange expertise from a diverse set of disciplines. The workshop places particular focus on techniques and components to enable and support virtual prototyping and testing. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following aspects of cyber-physical systems:

  • Foundations: models of computation, modeling and simulation languages for hybrid and cyber-­physical systems, including hybrid automata and hybrid process theory, as well as other integrations of control-­theoretic and discrete-­event models
  • Methods: Specifications and evaluation of processes for rigorous modeling, testing, simulation, and verification of new cyber-­physical systems
  • Case studies: Development of industrial or research ­oriented cyber­-physical systems in domains such as robotics, smart systems (homes, vehicles, buildings), medical and healthcare devices, future generation networks
  • Tools: Evaluation of novel research tools, comparisons of state of the art tools in industrial practice.

Intensive Course on Model-Based Systems Engineering

Intensive course at Linköping University  Oct 19-30 on Model-Based Systems Engineering including mathematical modeling and simulation with Modelica, hybrid vehicle modeling and design optimization exercises, requirements handling, etc. The course gives 6 academic credits for PhD students. The lecturing schedule is compressed to make it easier for people to travel. Both industrial and academic participation free of charge. For further information, course schedule etc, visit Model-Based Systems Engineering's website.

ELLIIT Workshop, 1-2 October 2015, Halmstad, Sweden.
The ELLIIT Workshop is a yearly meeting for the Strategic Research Area within IT & Mobile Communication hosted by Linköping University. The Workshop is an internal event for researchers at the four universities and institute of technology members involved in the ELLIIT activities. The aim of the Workshop is to give a comprehensive presentation of the research areas and to stimulate further cooperation and discussions for future directions. The ELLIIT Workshop for 2015 will take place in Halmstad on October 1-2 2015. Visit ELLITT Workshop  2015 for more information.

Accelerator control seminar, LTH. Bo Bernhardsson and Anders J Johansson arranged a series of seminars around accelerator control. The first seminar was given on Thursday April 16 at 10.15 in room E:2311 in the E-building in at LTH.

PhD course on CPS (Cyber-Physical Systems) took place on from 13 to 17 April 2015. This course introduces students to the basic concepts of CPS, starting from the need for this view and covering issues such as modeling both physical and computational systems, and the basic concepts of control. More information on the course content is available here.

ELLIIT Workshop 2014 was held in Norrköping between the 23th - 24th of October 2014. Visit ELLIIT Workshop 2014 for more information.

The Fifth Nordic Workshop on System and Network Optimization for Wireless (SNOW)
Åre, Sweden, 2-4 April 2014
The Fifth Nordic Workshop on System and Network Optimization for Wireless (SNOW) aims at bringing together researchers and students from the academia and industry working in wireless networking. The scope of the workshop is broad and intended to accommodate a wide variety of backgrounds, attitudes, and ideas in wireless communications ranging from cellular broadband to ad hoc / mesh networking, and from the physical up to the application layers. For further information, please visit the SNOW homepage.

IEEE VTS Workshop on Wireless Vehicular Communications

A one-day workshop on Wireless Vehicular Communications. The program included speakers from Volvo GTT, Chalmers, Lund, Vienna and Halmstad Universities, in addition to the invited talk by Prof. Falko Dressler, University of Innsbruck, Austria. Please find the program attached. The workshop took place on Wednesday November 20, 2013, in Halmstad. Time: 09.30 - 16.00. Room: Wigforss, Visionen. Host: CERES and ELLIIT, Halmstad University.

ELLIIT Workshop 2013

The Fourth Annual ELLIIT Workshop was held on October 22-23, 2013, in Lund.
The program and information about the event can be found here.

ELLIIT Workshop 2012

The Third Annual ELLIIT Workshop was held in Collegium, Linköping on 3-4 May 2012.
The Workshop program is available here.

ELLIIT Workshop 2011

The Second Annual ELLIIT Workshop was held in Lund on 17-18 October 2011.
Visit ELLIIT workshop 2011 for more information.

First International Workshop on Dependable and Secure Industrial and Embedded Systems Västerås, Sweden, June 14, 2011
The First International Workshop on Dependable and Secure Industrial and Embedded Systems (WORDS) is intended to be a meeting point for researchers and practitioners in the area of dependable and secure software-intensive industrial and embedded systems, enabling the participants to present early results as well as to receive knowledge of the state of the art in the area. For further information visit the WORDS web pages.

The Second Workshop on System and Network Optimization for Wireless (SNOW)
Sälen, Sweden, 24 - 26 March 2011

ELLIIT Workshop 2010

The first yearly workshop was held in Linköping the 11-12 of November 2010 and gathered about 170 attendances. The program for the workshop can be downloaded here.

Past Events

Tutorials on simulation and modelling in conjunction with SIMS56 conference

Tutorials on simulation and modeling in conjunction with the SIMS56 conference, at Linköping University October 7-10, 2015.

Optimizing 5G Networks for Energy-Efficiency: Small Cells, Massive MIMO or Both?

Seminar by Dr. Emil Björnson, Assistant Professor, Linköping University, 18 September, 2015.

Abstract: Suppose that a 5G wireless network is designed from scratch to bring a uniform user experience with maximal energy efficiency (EE) as the main goal. How would such a network look like? To answer this fundamental question we need to understand how the EE depends on various network design parameters: the density and distribution of access points; the number of antennas deployed at each access point; the number of user terminals that can be served simultaneously; the beamforming that maps antennas to users; the average radiated signal power per user; and the hardware characteristics. In this tutorial, the EE metric [bit/Joule] is defined as the ratio between sum area throughput [bit/s/km^2] and area power consumption [Joule/s/km^2]. A survey is first provided on how to model these main terms accurately, to take all important system parameters and dependences into account. Based on the developed models, the EE is maximized using tools from both mathematical optimization and stochastic geometry. This leads to closed-form expressions that describe how the main design parameters depend on one another. The results and insights are exemplified for two tractable cases of network deployment: regular patterns of base stations (e.g., hexagonal cells) and stochastic patterns based on Poisson point processes. We will see how small cells and massive MIMO techniques show up naturally as energy-efficient solutions. In the last part of the tutorial, we describe how to optimize 5G networks with respect to more than one metric; for example, energy efficiency, user throughput, and area throughput.

Biography: Emil Björnson was born in Malmö, Sweden, in 1983. He received the M.S. degree in Engineering Mathematics from Lund University, Sweden, in 2007. He received the Ph.D. degree in Telecommunications from the Department of Signal Processing at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in 2011. From 2012 to July 2014, he was a joint postdoc at the Alcatel-Lucent Chair on Flexible Radio, Supélec, Paris, France, and the Department of Signal Processing at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. He is currently an Assistant Professor and Docent at the Division of Communication Systems at Linköping University, Sweden.

His research interests include multi-antenna cellular communications, massive MIMO techniques, radio resource allocation, green energy efficient systems, and network topology design. The research builds upon theoretical tools from random matrix theory, estimation theory, signal processing, convex optimization, and multi-objective optimization. He is the first author of the book “Optimal Resource Allocation in Coordinated Multi-Cell Systems” published in Foundations and Trends in Communications and Information Theory, 2013. He is also dedicated to reproducible research and has made a large amount of simulation code publicly available.

Dr. Björnson received the 2014 Outstanding Young Researcher Award from IEEE ComSoc EMEA and the 2015 Ingvar Carlsson Award. He has received 5 best paper awards (as main author or co-author) for novel research on optimization and design of multi-cell multi-antenna communications: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2014 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2014 IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM), 2011 IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), and 2009 International Conference on Wireless Communications & Signal Processing (WCSP).

Understanding and Harnessing Extremely Dynamic Wireless Networks

Seminar by the new ELLIIT professor, Björn Landfeldt, Lund, January 24, 2012.

Statistical Sensor Fusion an ELLIIT Graduate Course at Lund University

A short intensive course based on the Statistical Sensor Fusion course was given in Linköping.

Machine Learning an ELLIIT Graduate Course at Lund University

An intensive course given in two parts,  Part 1. May 25 - May 27, 2011  and Part 2. June 7 - June 10, 2011.