IEEE INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON

Open-RAN: Open Road to Next Generation Mobile Networks

Program

Monday, May 25 9:00 - 9:30

FWS8-S1: Invited Keynote Speaker - 1

Speaker Name: Dr. Kaustubh Joshi

Designation: Director, Wireless Network and Cloud Systems Research, AT&T Labs, Greater New York, US

Title: Bringing cloud-native principles to Radio Access Networks

Room: room 12

Chair:

    • Dr. Intaik Park (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South))
    • Mr. Avinash Bhat (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore)


Monday, May 25 9:45 - 11:00

FWS8-S2: Session 1: Open-RAN Infrastructure

Open-RAN: Open Road to Next Generation Mobile Networks

Room: room 12

Chair:

    • Prof. Nawab Muhammad Faseeh Qureshi (Sungkyunkwan University, Kores (South))
    • Dr. Sukhdeep Singh (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore)

Papers to be presented:

    • 9:45 RAN Slice Selection Mechanism Based on Satisfaction Degree Xuanzhi Chen, Yuliang Tang and Mingyu Zhang (Xiamen University, China)
    • 10:03 MEC Enabled Cell Selection for Micro-operators based 5G Open Network Deployment Sridharan Natarajan (Samsung Research Institute Bangalore & IIITB, India); Tarun Khandelwal and Mohit Mittal (Samsung R&D Institute India Bangalore Private Limited, India)
    • 10:22 Optimized Controller Placement for Soft Handover in Virtualized 5G Network Deborsi Basu (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur & IEEE Student Member, India); Abhishek Jain (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India); Raja Datta (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India); Uttam Ghosh (Vanderbilt University, USA)
    • 10:41 Method and System for reduction of insignificant KPI data in a heterogeneous RAN and Core network Abhishek Chaturvedi (Samsung Research & Development Institute, India)


Monday, May 25 11:00 - 11:30

FWS8-S3: Invited Keynote Speaker - 2

Speaker Name: Mr. Satish Jamadagni

Designation: VP, head of standards, Reliance Jio, India

Title: How open are open standards?

Room: room 12

Chair:

    • Dr. Intaik Park (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South))
    • Mr. Avinash Bhat (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore)


Monday, May 25 11:30 - 12:00

FWS8-S3: Invited Keynote Speaker - 3

Speaker name: Subodh Gajare

Designation: Senior Solution Architect, Cisco, India

Title: Evolution in RAN and xHAUL architectures for 5G

Room: room 12

Chair:

    • Dr. Intaik Park (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South))
    • Mr. Avinash Bhat (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore)


Monday, May 25 13:30 - 14:00

FWS8-S4: Invited Keynote Speaker - 4

Speaker name: Prof. Harpreet Singh Dhillon

Designation: Assocciate Professor, Virginia Tech, US

Title: An Application of Grassmann Clustering in Massive MIMO

Room: room 12

Chair:

    • Dr. Intaik Park (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South))
    • Mr. Avinash Bhat (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore)


Monday, May 25 14:00 - 15:15

FWS8-S5: Session 2: Open-RAN Modeling and Analysis

Chair:

    • Prof. Nawab Muhammad Faseeh Qureshi (Sungkyunkwan University, Kores (South))
    • Dr. Sukhdeep Singh (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore)

Papers to be presented:

    • 14:00 A Neural Network for Estimating CQI in 5G Communication Systems Satya Kumar Vankayala (Samsung R&D Institute Bangalore, India); Konchady Gautam Shenoy (Indian Institute of Science (IISC), India)
    • 14:18 Anomaly Detection in Mobile Networks Anish Nediyanchath (Samsung R&D Institute India - Bangalore, India); Chirag Singh (Samsung R&D Institute-India, Bangalore, India); Harman Jit Singh (Samsung Research Institute Bangalore, India); Himanshu Mangla (Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore, India); Karan Mangla (Samsung R&D Institute India - Bangalore, India); Manoj Kiran Sakhala (Samsung Electronics & Samsung R&D Institute Bangalore, India); Saravanan Balasubramanian (Samsung R&D Institute India - Bangalore, India); Seema Pareek (Samsung Research Bangalore, India); Shwetha S (Samsung R&D Institute India - Bangalore, India)
    • 14:37 Open5G: A Software-Defined Networking Protocol for 5G Multi-RAT Wireless Networks Pradnya Kiri Taksande (IIT Bombay, India); Pranav Jha (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India); Abhay Karandikar and Prasanna Chaporkar (IIT Bombay, India)
    • 14:56 Dimension Expansion of OFDM System for the Spectral Efficiency Improvement Changyoung An and Heung-Gyoon Ryu (Chungbuk National University, Korea (South))


Monday, May 25 16:30 - 18:00

FWS8-S7: Session 3: Open-RAN Intelligent ML/AI Evaluations

Open-RAN: Open Road to Next Generation Mobile Networks

Room: room 12

Chair:

    • Prof. Nawab Muhammad Faseeh Qureshi (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea (South))
    • Dr. Sukhdeep Singh (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore)

Papers to be presented:

    • 16:30 The Evolution of Radio Access Network Towards Open-RAN: Challenges And Opportunities Sameer Kumar Singh (IIT Ropar, Rupnagar, India); Rohit Singh and Brijesh Kumbhani (IIT Ropar, India)
    • 16:52 RAN Resource Slicing and Sharing with NOMA for Latency Reduction in Uplink URLLC Networks Nadia Jaya (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh); Md. Farhad Hossain (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh)
    • 17:15 Data-driven Semi-supervised Anomaly Detection using Real-World Call Data Record Shan Jaffry (Dongguan University of Technology & IEEE ComSoc, China); Syed Faraz Hasan (Massey University, New Zealand); Syed Tariq Shah (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea (South) & Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering, and Management Sciences, Pakistan)
    • 17:37 ONAP based Pro-active Access Discovery and Selection for 5G Networks Rahul Banerji, Naman Gupta, Suman Kumar and Sukhdeep Singh (Samsung R&D India - Bangalore, India); Seungil Yoon (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South)); Avinash Bhat (Samsung R&D, India); Bharat J.R. Sahu (ITER, Siksha `O' Anusandhan University, India)