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2019

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.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
72 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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2018

Can Blockchain revolutionize the industrial internet-of-things?

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

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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.

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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

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85 Citations (Scopus)
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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

16 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
99 Downloads (Pure)

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

2017

Efficient k-NN implementation for real-time detection of cough events in smartphones

Hoyos Barceló, C., Monge-Álvarez, J., Shakir, M. Z., Alcaraz Calero, J. M. & Casaseca, J. P., 2 Nov 2017, In : IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. p. 1-10 10 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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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

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9 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

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

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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2016

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2015

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

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21 Citations (Scopus)

MmWave massive-MIMO-based wireless backhaul for the 5G ultra-dense network

Gao, Z., Dai, L., Mi, D., Wang, Z., Imran, M. A. & Shakir, M. Z., Oct 2015, In : IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine. 22, 5, p. 13-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

193 Citations (Scopus)

Separation Framework: An Enabler for Cooperative and D2D Communication for Future 5G Networks

Ul Mustafa, H. A., Imran, M. A., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, A. & Tafazolli, R., 21 Jul 2015, In : IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. 18, 1, p. 419-445

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Citations (Scopus)

The cognitive internet of things: a unified perspective

Afzal, A., Zaidi, S. A. R., Shakir, M. Z., Imran, M. A., Ghogho, M., Vasilakos, A. V., McLernon, D. C. & Qaraqe, K., Feb 2015, In : Mobile Networks & Applications. 20, 1, p. 72-85

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Expanding cellular coverage via cell-edge deployment in heterogeneous networks: Spectral efficiency and backhaul power consumption perspectives

Sambo, Y. A., Shakir, M. Z., Qaraqe, K. A., Serpedin, E. & Imran, M. A., 17 Jun 2014, In : IEEE Communications Magazine. 52, 6, p. 140-149 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Spectral and energy efficiency analysis of uplink heterogeneous networks with small-cells on edge

Shakir, M. Z., Tabassum, H., Qaraqe, K. A., Serpedin, E. & Alouini, M-S., Dec 2014, In : Physical Communication. 13, B, p. 27-41 15 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Analytical bounds on the area spectral efficiency of uplink heterogeneous networks over generalized fading channels

Shakir, M. Z., Tabassum, H. & Alouini, M-S., 20 Nov 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 63, 5, p. 2306-2318 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

A scalable global positioning system-free localization scheme for underwater wireless sensor networks

Mirza, M. A., Shakir, M. Z. & Alouini, M-S., 7 May 2013, In : EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking. 2013, p. 1-10 10 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Generalized mean detector for collaborative spectrum sensing

Shakir, M. Z., Rao, A. & Alouini, M-S., 20 Feb 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Communications. 61, 4, p. 1242-1253 12 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Green heterogeneous small-cell networks: toward reducing the CO2 emissions of mobile communications industry using uplink power adaptation

Shakir, M. Z., Qaraqe, K. A., Tabassum, H., Alouini, M-S., Serpedin, E. & Imran, M. A., 10 Jun 2013, In : IEEE Communications Magazine. 51, 6, p. 52-61 10 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Hadamard upper bound on optimum joint decoding capacity of Wyner Gaussian cellular MAC

Shakir, M. Z., Durrani, T. S. & Alouini, M-S., 25 Sep 2011, In : EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking. 2011, p. 1-13 13 p., 110.

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