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  • Dec. 2009: Annual workshop takes place at NTNU, Trondheim on December 2nd-3rd

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  • Nov. 2009: Mariam's paper "Joint transmitter and receiver sensing capability of CSMA in MANETs" has been received Best Papers Award by IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (IC-WCSP), Nanjing, China. Congratulations to Mariam!

  • Jul. 2009: Sang-Seon's paper “Fair Allocation of Sensor Measurements Using Shapley Value” has been accepted to 34th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Switzerland. Congratulations to Sang-Seon.

  • Jul. 2009: Hessam's paper “On the Steady State in Multiuser Multiband IR-UWB without NBI Detection,” has been accepted to EEE International Symposium Wireless Communication Systems, Italy. Congratulations to Hessam.

  • Jun. 2009: Wolfgang's paper "Security and Authentication Architecture Using MPEG-21 for Wireless Patient Monitoring Systems" has appeared on International Journal of Advances in Security. Congratulations to Wolfgang.

  • May 2009: Mariam's paper "Impact of Fading on the Performance of ALOHA and CSMA" has been accepted to IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Italy. Congratulations to Mariam.

  • Feb. 2009: Ali's paper on "On Human Body Ultra Wideband Channel Characterizations for Different Wave Polarizations" has been accepted by IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2009, Princeton, USA. Congratulations to Ali.

  • Feb. 2009: Long's paper "Ultra Wideband Biomedical Wireless Sensor Networks Using Wavelet Lifting for Image Transmission" has been accepted in poster session by ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN-2009). Congratulations to Long.

  • Feb. 2009: Ali's paper on "On Non-Line-of-Sight On-Body Ultra Wideband (1-6 GHz) Channel Characterization Using Different Antenna Polarizations" has been accepted for publication in the IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation. Congratulations to Ali.

  • Jan 2009: Ali's paper on "On the Ultra Wideband Propagation Channel Characterizations of the Biomedical Implants" has been accepted by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Spain, Apr. 2009. Congratulations to Ali.

  • Jan 2009: Long's paper on "Minimizing Power Using Large Bandwidth PPM Transmission and DPCM Source Coding" has been accepted by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Spain, Apr. 2009. Congratulations to Long.

  • Jan 2009: Ali's paper on "Improving In-body Ultra Wideband Communication Using Near-Field Coupling of the Implanted Antenna" is to appear in the Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology Letters. March 2009.Congratulations to Ali.

  • Dec 2008: Hessam's paper on "Towards Robustness in Multiband/Multiuser IR-UWB: Overcoming Unknown NBI via FEC and Subband Scheduling" has been accepted at the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT), Korea, Feb. 2009.

  • Dec 2008: Mariam has been awarded a scholarship from the Research Council of Norway to visit Prof. Andrea Goldsmith's group at the Stanford University, USA for one year starting Jan 2009. Congratulations to Mariam.

  • Nov. 2008: Wolfgang's paper "Use of MPEG-21 for Security and Authentication in Biomedical Sensor Networks" has been accepted and received Best Papers Award by ICSNC (3rd International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications), in Malta (link). Congratulations to Wolfgang!

  • Oct. 2008: At the annual VERDIKT conference organized by the Research Council of Norway, the project had four oral and two poster presentations. Mariam Kaynia  received the Best Poster Award from the Poster Contest for PhD students. Congratulations to Mariam!

  • Oct. 2008: Annual workshop will take place at Oslo on October 2nd  and 3rd

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  • Sep. 2008: Arne's paper on "On the Use of the MPEG-21 Framework in Medical Wireless Sensor Networks" has been accepted by ISABEL (1st International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies), Denmark. Congratulations to Arne!

  • Aus. 2008: Sang-Seon's paper on "Power control for mission critical wireless sensor networks using repeated coalitional games" have been accepted by IEEE MILCOM (Military Communication Conference), San Diego, USA, Nov. 2008. Congratulations to Sang-Seon!

  • Jul. 2008: Minh-Long Pham received the grant for product ideas from NTNU Entrepreneurship Centre (NEC). The grant is awarded by NEC in collaboration with Research Council of Norway, DION, Idéfondet for NTNU and NTNU Technology Transfer. Congratulations to Long!

  • May 2008: Hessam's paper on "Handling Unknown NBI in IR-UWB system used in Biomedical Wireless Sensor Networks" has been accepted for publication in the IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB), Hannover, Germany, Sept 2008. Congratulations to Hessam!

  • May 2008: Ali's paper on "Single-Port Circular-Patch Polarization Diversity Antenna" and Sang-Seon's paper on  "Dynamic spectrum allocation in wireless cognitive sensor networks: Improving fairness and energy efficiency" have been accepted by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Canada, Sept. 2008. Congratulations to both of you.

  • Mar. 2008: Prof. Balasingham and Prof. Ramstad have been awarded with a large scale ICT project on "Medical Sensing, Localization, and Communications using Ultra Wideband Technology (MELODY)" (http://www.melody-project.info) by the Research Council of Norway

    (http://www.verdikt.no). The project will have 7 PhD and 3 Postdoc fellows and will last for 7 years.

  • Jan 2008: Ali Khaleghi joins as a Postdoc fellow. His research interest is in ultra wideband communication, channel modeling and antenna design.

  • Jan 2008: Sang-Seon Byun joins as an ERCIM (http://www.ercim.org) Postdoc fellow. His research interest is in cognitive sensor networks

    using multi-object optimization for dynamic spectrum allocation and resource utilization.

  • Jan 2008: Postdoc Peyman Mirtaheri left the project and has taken up a permanent position at the Oslo University College

  • Dec. 2007: Annual workshop will take place at NTNU on December 6th  and 7th

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  • Oct. 2007: At the VERDIKT conference organized by the Research Council of Norway, the project had one oral and four poster presentations. Hessam Moussavinik and Minh-Long Pham  received the Best Poster Awards from the Poster Contest for PhD students. News from VERDIKT conference webpage here

  • and here. Congratulations to Hessam and Long!
  • Oct. 2007: Prof. Ian Burnett from University of Wollongong, who is visiting the Q2S at NTNU gave a talk on "MPEG 21 and its adaptation to sensor network"

  • Oct. 2007: Peder Drege from Adactus AS gave a presentation of their applications using MPEG 21 platform

  • Aug. 2007: Consortium agreement has been signed by all partners.

  • Aug. 2007: Hessam Moussavinik joins the project as a PhD fellow. His research topic will be on robust medical communication solutions. Prof. Ilangko Balasingham will function as main supervisor, where co-supervisors will be Dr. Niels Aakvaag of Enfo Broadcast AS, Prof. Øien and Prof. Ramstad.

  • Aug. 2007: Mariam Kaynia joins the project as a PhD fellow. Her research topic will be on adaptive spectrum allocation. Prof. Geir Øien
    will function as the main supervisor, where Profs. Balasingham and Ramstad as the co-supervisors.

  • Jul. 2007: Loc Tan Vo has submitted his Master thesis on "An optimized cross-layer protocol for patient confined wireless networks"

  • Jul. 2007: Håvard Lande has submitted his Master thesis on "Ultra wideband impulse radio for biomedical sensor network"

  • Jun. 2007: Øyvind Kleppe Asphjell has submitted his Master thesis on "Biomedical sensor network based on ultra wideband impulse radio  and IEEE 802.15.4"

  • Jun. 2007: Martin Hansen and Kristian Ødegaard have submitted their Master thesis on "Detection of myocardial ischemia in biomedical signals by the use of 3-axis accelerometer sensor"

  • Apr. 2007: Pham Minh Long joins the project as a PhD fellow. His research topic will be on distributed signal processing. Prof. Tor Ramstad will function as the main supervisor, where Prof. Balasingham as the co-supervisor.

  • Nov. 2006: Peyman Mirtaheri is hired as a Postdoc in the sensor array project.

  • Oct. 2006: Kickoff meeting and first work shop take place at Rikshospitalet in Oslo. Prof. Babs Soller of University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Boston is the invited speaker. Prof. Soller's group will function as one of the external collaborators in the project. Shewill co-supervise Peyman Mirtaheri, who will be Postdoc in designing and developing a pH sensor and sensor array. The program plan can be found here.