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20072019
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Research Output 2007 2019

2019
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Achievable rate of hybrid precoding for hardware impaired MIMO underground mine channel

Belaoura, W., Ghanem, K., Shakir, M. Z., Nedil, M. & Bousbia, H., 4 Apr 2019, In : Electronics Letters. 55, 7, p. 425-426 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Millimeter waves
Hardware
Transceivers
Communication systems
Processing
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Human bond communications: architectures, challenges and possibilities

Iftikhar, T., Khattak, H. A., Ameer, Z., Shah, M. A., Qureshi, F. & Shakir, M. Z., 21 Feb 2019, In : IEEE Communications Magazine. 57, 2, p. 19-25 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Communication
Health care
Monitoring
Patient monitoring
Wireless networks
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Mode selection schemes for D2D enabled unmanned aerial vehicle-based wireless networks

Omri, A., Hasna, M. O., Shakir, M. Z. & Shaqfeh, M., 25 Jun 2019, In : IET Communications. 13, 10, p. 1397-1404 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Wireless networks
Antennas
Telecommunication traffic
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New development and evaluation model for self-regulated smart learning environment in higher education

Gambo, Y. & Shakir, M. Z., 30 May 2019, IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON). 2019 ed. Dubai, UAE: IEEE Conference Publications, p. 990-994 5 p. (IEEE Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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learning environment
evaluation
education
learning
learning process
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Optimized link distribution schemes for ultra reliable and low latent communications in multi-layer airborne networks

Wang, D., Al-Ahmed, S. A. & Shakir, M. Z., 2 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Communication
Wireless networks
Set theory
Base stations
Multilayers
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Remote condition monitoring: a prototype based on Pycom Development Board FiPy and Pysense

Voisin-Grall, A., Malaolu, O. O., Zhu, Y., Ahmed, T., Al-Ahmed, S. A. & Shakir, M. Z., 24 Oct 2019, 2019 UK/ China Emerging Technologies (UCET): UAV, Drone and Vehicle Communication. 2019 ed. Glasgow, UK: IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Condition monitoring
Network protocols
Wi-Fi
Photosensitivity
Sensors
2018
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3-D placement schemes of multiple UAVs in NFP-based wireless networks

Omri, A., Hasna, M. O., Shakir, M. Z. & Shaqfeh, M., 7 Dec 2018, 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management (ICT-DM). 2018 ed. Sendai, Japan: IEEE, 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Wireless networks
Parallel algorithms

AI for emerging verticals: human-robot computing, sensing and networking

Shakir, M. Z. & Ramzan, N., 23 Oct 2018, (In preparation) IET.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Artificial intelligence
Learning systems
Robotics
Automation
Robots
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Association of networked flying platforms with small cells for network centric 5G+ C-RAN

Shah, S. A. W., Khattab, T., Shakir, M. Z. & Hasna, M. O., 15 Feb 2018, 2017 IEEE 28th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) . 2017 ed. Montreal, Canada: IEEE, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Densification
Telecommunication links
Quality of service
Bandwidth
Costs

Can Blockchain revolutionize the industrial internet-of-things?

Shakir, M. Z. & Aijaz, A., 1 Nov 2018, IEEE ComSoc Technology News, 2018, October.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

D7.4 Report and Functional Demonstration of the Use Cases

Pedro, R. (ed.), Neves, P. (ed.), Henriques, N. (ed.), Neves, P., Pedro, R., Henriques, N., Gaspar, G., Fernandes, M., Gil Pérez, M., Huertas Celdrán, A., Martinez Perez, G., Nespoli, P., García Clemente, F. J., Maimó, L. F., Ahrens, J., Zemitis, J., Strufe, M., Jiang, W., Ahrens, L., Salva-Garcia, P. & 12 others, Alcaraz-Calero, J., Wang, Q., Nightingale, J., Shakir, M. Z., Marco Alaez, R., Chirivella Perez, E., Ulbricht, M., Foglar, A., Monge, M. A. S., Vidal, J. M., Vivar, A. L. & Villalba, L. J. G., 1 Jan 2018, SELFNET Consortium. 93 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
Demonstrations
Next generation networks
Network management
Testbeds
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Dynamic symbol allocation for spectral and energy efficient millimeter wave multi-antenna system

Kiyani, A., Naqvi, I. H. & Shakir, M. Z., 5 Dec 2018, In : Electronics Letters. 55, 3, 157.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
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Empirical performance evaluation of FSO availability under different weather conditions

Gunathilake, N. A. & Shakir, M. Z., 11 Jan 2018, 8th International Conference on the Network of the Future (NOF), 2017. 2017 ed. London, UK: IEEE, p. 156-158

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Space optics
Availability
Communication
Military applications
Infrared lasers

EVaaS: a novel on-demand outage mitigation framework for electric vehicle enabled microgrids

Umoren, I. A. & Shakir, M. Z., 18 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps). 2018 ed. Abu Dhabi, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electric vehicles
Outages
Heuristic methods
Operating costs
Communication
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FSO-based vertical fronthaul/backhaul framework for 5G+ systems

Alzenad, M., Shakir, M. Z., Yanikomeroglu, H. & Alouini, M-S., 12 Jan 2018, In : IEEE Communications Magazine. 56, 1, p. 218-224

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Space optics
Wireless networks
Balloons
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Mountings

Geometric mean decomposition based hybrid precoding for millimeter-wave massive MIMO

Xie, T., Dai, L., Gao, X., Shakir, M. Z. & Li, J., 19 Jun 2018, In : China Communications. 15, 5, p. 229-238 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Singular value decomposition
MIMO systems
Millimeter waves
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IEEE 1900.7 Standard for White Space Dynamic Spectrum Access Radio Systems

Filin, S., Noguet, D., Doré, J-B., Mawlawi, B., Holland, O., Shakir, M. Z., Harada, H. & Kojima, F., 12 Jan 2018, In : IEEE Communications Magazine. 56, 1, p. 188-192 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Radio systems
Frequency bands
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Intracell interference characterization and cluster interference for D2D communication

Mustafa, H. A., Ekti, A. R., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A. & Tafazolli, R., 26 Jun 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 67, 9, p. 8536-8548 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Interference
Poisson Point Process
Communication
Cox Process
Distribution functions

Real time remote monitoring of railway point machine using Internet of Things (IOT)

Ahmed, T. & Shakir, M. Z., 6 Nov 2018, p. 19-19. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Monitoring
Internet of things
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Resilience of airborne networks

Ahmadi, H., Fontanesi, G., Katzis, K., Shakir, M. Z. & Zhu, A., 9 Sep 2018, IEEE 29th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC). 2018 ed. Bologna, Italy: IEEE, p. 1155-1156 2 p. (IEEE Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Learning systems

Small cell association with networked flying platforms: novel algorithms and performance bounds

Shah, S. A. W., Khattab, T., Shakir, M. Z., Khafagy, M. G. & Hasna, M. O., 1 Jan 2018, (Submitted) In : IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Densification
Linear programming
Computational complexity
Antennas
Costs
2017

A distributed approach for networked flying platform association with small cells in 5G+ networks

Shah, S. A. W., Khattab, T., Shakir, M. Z. & Hasna, M. O., 25 Jul 2017, (Accepted/In press) IEEE International Conf Global Communications (GLOBECOM). Singapore: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Base stations
Balloons
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Densification
Telecommunication links

A novel airborne self organising architecture for 5G+ Networks

Shakir, M. Z., Ahmadi, H. & Katzis, K., 1 Jun 2017, (Accepted/In press) IEEE International Conf. Vehicular Technology (VTC-Fall). Toronto, Canada: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Balloons
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Sports
Network architecture
Drones
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Backhaul-aware robust 3D drone placement in 5G+ wireless networks

Kalantari, E., Shakir, M. Z., Yanikomeroglu, H. & Yongacoglu, A., 3 Jul 2017, IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops). 2017 ed. Paris, France: IEEE, p. 1-6 6 p. (IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Base stations
Wireless networks
Telecommunication links
Drones
Availability

Channel modelling and performance evaluation of FSO communications under different weather conditions

Gunathilake, N. A. & Shakir, M. Z., 3 Oct 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

68 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Smartphones
Cough
Detectors
Learning systems
Telemedicine

From D2D to Ds2D: prolonging the battery life of mobile devices via Ds2D communications in 5G network

Shakir, M. Z., Ismail, M., Qaraqe, K. A., Serpedin, E. & Wang, X., 22 Aug 2017, In : IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine. 24, 4, p. 55-63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mobile devices
Smartphones
Communication
Energy efficiency
Wireless networks

Fronthaul and Backhaul Networks for 5G & Beyond

Imran, M. A., Zaidi, S. A. R. & Shakir, M. Z., 1 Aug 2017, UK: IET. 584 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Hinges
Standardization
Internet
Students
Hardware

Self regulated Learning in Engineering and Computing Classrooms

Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A. & Casaseca, J. P., 17 Nov 2017, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
engineering
classroom
learning
student
intrinsic motivation
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Spatial and social paradigms for interference and coverage analysis in underlay D2D network

Ul Mustafa, H. A., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A. & Tafazolli, R., 28 Apr 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 66, 10, p. 9328-9337 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Coverage Probability
Coverage
Interference
Poisson Point Process
Paradigm
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Water-constrained geographic load balancing in data centers

Islam, M. A., Ren, S., Quan, G., Shakir, M. Z. & Vasilakos, A. V., 1 Apr 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. 5, 2, p. 208-220

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Resource allocation
Water
Drought
Costs
Water supply

What?-Model Versus How?-Model: An Effective Way to Teach Computing and Engineering Programs

Shakir, M. Z. & Imran, M. A., 11 Jan 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2016
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Efficient selection of source devices and radio interfaces for green Ds2D communications

Ismail, M., Shakir, M. Z., Serpedin, E. & Qaraqe, K. A., 15 Sep 2016, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2016 . IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Communication
Energy efficiency
Wireless networks
Energy utilization

Energy Management in Wireless Cellular and Ad-hoc Networks

Shakir, M. Z. (ed.), Alouini, M-S. (ed.), Imran, M. A. (ed.), Qaraqe, K. A. (ed.) & Vasilakos, A. V. (ed.), 1 Jan 2016, Springer International Publishing AG. 460 p. (Studies in Systems, Decision and Control; vol. 50)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Energy management
Ad hoc networks
Wireless mesh networks (WMN)
Wireless sensor networks
Wireless networks

Fronthaul data compression for Uplink CoMP in cloud radio access network (C-RAN)

Qi, Y., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A., Qaraqe, K. A., Quddus, A. & Tafazolli, R., Oct 2016, In : Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. 27, 10, p. 1409-1425

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data compression
Decoding
Heterogeneous networks
Processing
Telecommunication traffic

Fronthaul design for mmWave massive MIMO

Gao, Z., Dai, L., Gao, X., Shakir, M. Z. & Wang, Z., 4 Nov 2016, mmWave Massive MIMO: A Paradigm for 5G. Mumtaz, S., Rodriguez, J. & Dai, L. (eds.). 2017 ed. Academic Press Inc., p. 289-312

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Millimeter waves
Heterogeneous networks
Beamforming
Frequency bands
Telecommunication links

Green Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

Ismail, M., Shakir, M. Z., Qaraqe, K. A. & Serpedin, E., Sep 2016, Wiley. 255 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Heterogeneous networks
Wireless networks
Communication
Resource allocation
Telecommunication networks

How to solve the fronthaul traffic congestion problem in H-CRAN?

Qi, Y., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A., Quddus, A. & Tafazolli, R., 7 Jul 2016, IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC), 2016 . 2016 ed. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: IEEE, p. 1-6

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Traffic congestion
Heterogeneous networks
Processing
Telecommunication traffic
Decoding

On interference forwarding in the cognitive interference channel with a relay

Reategui, F., Shakir, M. Z. & Imran, M. A., Dec 2016, (Submitted) In : IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On the Traffic Offloading in Wi-Fi Supported Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

Ekti, A. R., Shakir, M. Z., Serpedin, E., Qaraqe, K. A. & Imran, M. A., May 2016, In : Journal of Signal Processing Systems for Signal, Image, and Video Technology. 83, 2, p. 225-240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Special Section: Signal Processing for Large Scale 5G Wireless Networks

Zaidi, S. A. R., McLernon, D., Imran, M. A., Shakir, M. Z. & Ghogho, M., May 2016, In : IET Signal Processin. 10, 3, p. 195-196

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Spectral and energy efficient cognitive radio-aided heterogeneous cellular network with uplink power adaptation

Tang, W., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A., Tafazolli, R., Qaraqe, K. A. & Wang, J., 10 May 2016, In : Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. 16, 14, p. 2144-2162

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive radio
Power control
Energy efficiency
Signal to noise ratio
Throughput

Towards energy efficient and quality of service aware cell zooming in 5G wireless networks

Lateef, H. Y., Shakir, M. Z., Ismail, M., Mohamed, A. & Qaraqe, K., 28 Jan 2016, IEEE 82nd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall), 2015 . IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wireless networks
Quality of service
Base stations
Heterogeneous networks
Energy utilization

UAV-based vertical fronthaul framework for 5G+ wireless networks

Shakir, M. Z., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2015

A MIH and SDN-based framework for network selection in 5G HetNet: backhaul requirement perspectives

Hu, S., Wang, X. & Shakir, M. Z., 2015, IEEE International Conference on Communication Workshop (ICCW), 2015 . IEEE, p. 37-43

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A survey of machine learning algorithms and their applications in cognitive radio

Alshawaqfeh, M., Wang, X., Ekti, A. R., Serpedin, E., Shakir, M. Z. & Qaraqe, K., 23 Apr 2015, Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks: 10th International Conference, CROWNCOM 2015, Doha, Qatar, April 21-23, 2015, Revised Selected papers. Weichold, M., Hamdi, M., Shakir, M. Z., Abdallah, M. & Karagiannidis, G. K. (eds.). Springer Nature, Vol. 156. p. 790-801 12 p. (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering; vol. 156).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cognitive radio
Learning algorithms
Learning systems
Engines
Wireless networks

Cognitive internet of things: a unified perspective (Invited Paper)

Zaidi, S. A. R., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A., Ghogho, M., Vasilakos, A., Qaraqe, K. & McLernon, D., 2015, Internet of Things. IoT Infrastructures: First International Summit, IoT360 2014, Rome, Italy, October 27-28, 2014, Revised Selected Papers, Part II. Giaffreda, R., Cagáňová, D., Li, Y., Riggio, R. & Voisard, A. (eds.). Springer Nature, Vol. 151. p. 201-210 (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coverage gain and device-to-device user density: stochastic geometry modeling and analysis

Mustafa, H. A., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A., Imran, A. & Tafazolli, R., 22 Jul 2015, In : IEEE Communications Letters. 19, 10, p. 1742-1745

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle