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2009

 

-  M. Moutairou, G.Y. Delisle, H. Aniss, M. Misson

 “Coverage efficiency of narrow band wave propagation in mining environments”, IEEE EMC (Electromagnetic Compactibility Society) Transaction, to appear in the next available issue.

 

-   M. Moutairou, H.  Aniss, G.Y. Delisle, N. Hakem

“Global optimization of multi radio Mesh Access Point location in underground area”, JOURNAL OF NETWORKS (JNW), Academy Publisher, to appear in issue 3 of 2009.

 

-   Moutairou, M., Aniss, H., Delisle, G.Y.

 “Propagation model for underground mines communications involving wireless mesh networks”, Submitted to International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA 09), Torino, Italy, September 14-18, 2009.

 

-   R. Khan, S. Aissa, C. Despins

 “Seamless Vertical Handoff Algorithm for Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: An Advanced Filtering Approach," IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC'09) Sousse, Tunisia, July 2009. 

-   R. Khan, S. Aissa, C. Despins

“MAC Layer Handoff Algorithm for IEEE 802.11 Wireless Networks," IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC'09) Sousse, Tunisia, July 2009.

 

-   Moutairou M., Delisle G. Y., Aniss H.

 “Enhanced safety communication in underground mines with an efficient Wireless Mesh Network topology ”, submitted to THE First IEEE WoWMoM Workshop on Hot Topics in Mesh Networking, Kos, Greece – June 15, 2009.

 

-   Mathieu Boutin, Charles Despins, Tayeb A. Denidni, and Sofiene Affes

"A novel interference safety margin for cognitive radio magnet using smart antennas", accepted with major revision in to Academy Publisher. 

-   M. TRAII, M. Nedil, A. Gharsallah and T. A. Denidni

 “A novel Wideband Butler matrix using Multi-layer technology”, Microw. and Opt. Tech. Letters, vol. 51, no. 3, pp.  659-663, March 2009. 

-   Djaiz, M. A. Habib, M. Nedil T. A. Denidni

 “Compact Multilayer Dual-band Filter Using Slot coupled Stepped-impedance-Resonators Structure”, Microw. and Opt. Technology Letters, (MOP-08-1513) accepted on 02/2009. 

-   Mathieu Boutin, Charles  Despins, Tayeb A. Denidni , and Sofiene Affes

"A new interference estimation approach for secondary spectrum sharing with smart antennas," accepted in International Workshop on Telecommunications (IWT), So Paulo, Brazil, Feb. 2009. 

-   M. A. Habib, M. Niroojazi, A. Djaiz, M. Nedil, and T. A. Denidni

“Switched-Beam Antenna Based on EBG Periodic Structures, IEEE MTT-S, 01/2009 (Accepted). 

-   M. Nedil, A. Djaiz, A. M. Habib, T. A. Denidni

 “Design of a new mm-Wave Antenna fed by CPW Inductively Coupling for Mining communication,” IEEE AP-S 2008, Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Submitted on 01/2009.  

-   M. TRAII, M. Nedil, A. Gharsallah and T. A. Denidni

“A new design of compact 4×4 Butler Matrix for ISM applications”, IEEE AP-S 2008, Antennas and Propagation, Submitted on 01/2009. 

-   Mathieu Boutin, Charles Despins and Tayeb A. Denidni

“Using Smart Antennas for Enhancing Cognitive Radio Non-intrusiveness on a Primary Network,” IEEE 20th memorial Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Tokyo, Japan, September 13-16, 2009.

-   Mathieu Boutin, Charles Despins and Tayeb A. Denidni

"Interference Protection on Legacy Devices with Cognitive Radio using Smart Antennas," submitted to IEEE 70th Vehicular Technology Conference,(VTC2009-Fall), Anchorage, Alaska, USA September, 2009

 

2008

 

-   A. Mehbodniya and S. Aissa

“Effects of MB-OFDM System Interference on the

Performance of DS-UWB”, accepted in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 

-   A. Mehbodniya and S. Aissa

“Ultra wideband Technologies Coexistence in

Nakagami-m Fading Channels”, accepted in IET Communications Journal. 

-   M. TRAII, M. Nedil, A. Gharsallah and T. A. Denidni

“A new design of compact 4×4 Butler Matrix for ISM applications”, International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology, 08/2008, ref.784526, accepted on 12/2008. 

-   Chehri, P. Fortier, P.-M. Tardif

“UWB-based Sensor Networks for Localization in
Mining Environments”, Elsevier Journal on Ad Hoc Networks, October 2008.
 

-   Chehri, P. Fortier, P.-M. Tardif

“Lower Bound Derivation for UWB Non Coherent Time Delay Estimation”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, soumis, oct., 2008.

 

-   Chehri, P. Fortier, P.-M. Tardif

“Large-Scale Fading and Time Dispersion Parameters of UWB Channel in Underground Mines”, EURASIP Journal on International Journal of Antennas and Propagation (IJAP), Vol. 2008, Article ID 806326, 10 pages,2008. doi :10.1155/2008/806326. 

-   Chehri, P. Fortier, P.-M. Tardif

“An Investigation of UWB-Based Wireless Networks in Industrial Automation”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security (IJCSNS), Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 179 - 188, 2008. 

-   Chehri, P. Fortier, P.-M. Tardif

“Cross-Layer Link Adaptation Design for UWB-based Sensor Networks”, Elsevier Journal of Computer Communications, soumis, 2008. 

-   T. A. Denidni and M. Nedil

“Experimental Investigation of a New Butler Matrix Using Slotline Technology for Beamforming Antenna Arrays”, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) IET Proc. Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 2, no. 7, pp. 641 – 649, oct. 2008.

-   M. TRAII, M. Nedil, A. Gharsallah and T. A. Denidni

“A novel Wideband Butler matrix using Multi-layer technology”, Microw. and Opt. Technology Letters, (MOP-08-0936) Accepted on 10/2008.

-   M. Nedil, T. A. Denidni, A. Djaiz and H. Boutayeb

“Ultra-Wideband Bandpass Filters Using Multilayer Slot Coupled Transitions”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 22, pp. 501-516, 2008. 

-   M. Nedil T. A. Denidni, A. Djaiz and A.M. Habib

“A new ultra-wideband beamforming for wireless communications in underground mines”, Progress In Electromagnetics Research, PIERM, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 1-21, Aug. 2008. 

-   M. Moutairou, G.Y. Delisle, H.  Aniss,  M. Misson

“Wireless Mesh Networks performance assessment for confined Areas deployment”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 12-23, August 30,2008, Published. 

-   Moutairou M., Hakem N., Delisle G. Y., Aniss H

“Underground Mines Planning of Wireless Mesh Networks”, 2nd International Conference on Wireless Communications in Underground and Confined Areas (ICWCUCA), Val-d'Or, Québec, Canada, August 25-27, 2008, pp. 221-225. 

-   Salih-Alj Y., Despins C., Affes S.

“On the Performance Comparison of UWB Waveforms for Fast Acquisition and Ranging in an Unferground Mining Environment", Proc. of 2nd International Conference on Wireless Communications in Underground and Confined Areas ICWCUCA'2008, Val-d'Or, Québec, Canada, August 25-27, 2008. 

-   Boutin M., Affes S., Despins C.

“Power Control for Underground Cognitive Radio MANET using Smart Antennas", 2nd International Conference on Wireless Communications in Underground and Confined Areas (ICWCUCA), pp. 159-163, Val-d'Or, Québec, Canada, August 25-27, 2008.

 

-   Ghaddar M., Talbi L., Lebel J., Cule D.

"Performance Evaluation of Wireless Indoor Broadband Datacasting Based on Microwave Scatter", International Conference on Wireless Comunications in Underground and Confined Areas (ICWCUCA 2008), Val-d'Or, Québec, Canada, August 25-27, 2008.

-   T. Hebib, H. Aniss, O. Issa

”CDMA/CDMA2000 Cellular Network in Underground and Confined Environment”, 2nd International Conference on Wireless Communications in Underground and Confined Areas (ICWCUCA), Val-d'Or, Québec, Canada, 25-27 August 2008.

-   A. Taok, N. Kandil, S. Affes

“Neural Networks for an Indoor Localization Fingerprinting Using Ultra-Wideband”, 2nd International Conference on Wireless Communications in Underground and Confined Areas (ICWCUCA), Val-d'Or, Québec, Canada, 25-27 August 2008.

-   M. Nedil T. A. Denidni, A. Djaiz and A.M. Habib

“A new ultra-wideband beamforming for wireless communications in underground mines”, Progress In Electromagnetics Research, PIERM, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 1-21, Aug. 2008.

 

-   Farid Ghanem , Gilles Y. Delisle, Tayeb A. Denidni, K. Ghanem and Peter S. Hall

"A Metallic Wire Electromagnetic Crystal Structure for Radar Applications," EUROEM 2008, European Electromagnetics, Lausanne, Switzerland, July, 2008

-   A. Chehri, P. Fortier, P.-M. Tardif

“Time-Of-Arrival Estimation for IR-UWB Systemsbased on Two Step Energy Detection”, 24th IEEE Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 26 - 28 juin 2008.

-   M. Nedil, T. A. Denidni

“A New Ultra wideband Directional coupler Based on a Combination between CB-CPW and Microstrip Technologies,” IEEE MTT-S 2008, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Symposium, pp. 1219 – 1222, June 2008.

 

-   M. Nedil, T. A. Denidni

“Novel Ultra-Wideband CB-CBW Butler Matrix,” IEEE AP-S 2008, Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Accepted.

 

-   A. Djaiz, M. Nedil, M. A. Habib, L. Talbi, and T. A. Denidni

“A new CPW-feed miniaturized Dual-Band Monopole Antenna using Spiral t matching Resonator,” IEEE AP-S 2008, Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Accepted.

-   Salih-Alj Y., Despins C., Affes S.

"Ultra-Wideband Fast Acquisition System for Positioning in an Underground Mining Environment", Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications ICC'2008, Beijing, China, May 19-23, 2008.

-   Salih-Alj Y., Despins C., Affes S.

"Impact of Multipath Interference on the Performance of an UWB Fast Acquisition System for Ranging in an Indoor Wireless Channel", Proc. of Sixth IEEE/ACM Annual Conference on Communication Networks and Services Research CNSR'2008, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 5-8, 2008.

-   Boutin M., Benzakour A., Despins C., Affes S.

"Radio Wave Characterization and Modeling in Unferground Mine Tunnels", IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 56, no.2, pp. 540-549, February 2008.

-   Y. SALIH ALJ, C. DESPINS and S. AFFES

“A Fast Acquisition System for Ultra-Wideband Wireless Multiple-Access Communications”, submitted to IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering CJECE, August 2007, accepted for publication, February 2008, revised, April 2008, to appear.

-   Salma Ait Fares, Tayeb A. Denidni, Sofiene Affes, and Charles Despins

"Fractional-Delay Sequential Blind Beamforming for Wireless Multipath Communications in Confined Areas", IEEE Trans. Wireless communications, Vol. 7, No. 2,pp. 629 - 638, Feb. 2008.

2007

- Abolfazl Mehbodniya, Sonia Aissa

"Coexistence Between DS-UWB and MB-OFDM: Analysis and Interference Mitigation", IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference 2007, GLOBECOM 2007, 26-30 November 2007, Washington, D.C, USA.

 - Moutairou, M., Delisle, G.Y., Aniss, H., Misson, M.

“Coverage efficiency of wireless of narrow band wave propagation in mining environments”, soumis en Septembre 2007 à IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility.

 - Moutairou ,M., Aniss ,H., Delisle, G.Y., Misson, M.

“Experimental capacity determination of Wireless Mesh Networks in underground mine environments”, soumis à Special Issue on Wireless mesh networks, Elsevier Computer Communications, Août 2007.

 - Moutairou, M., Aniss, H., Delisle,G.Y., Misson, M.

"Statistical Analysis of 802.11b wireless link behavior in mining environment ", International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA 01), Torino, Italy, September19-22, 2007.

A. Taok, N. Kandil, S. Affès, S. Georges

« Fingerprinting Localization Using Ultra-Wideband and Neural Networks », ISSSE 2007.

 - Y. Rissafi, L. Talbi

“The Effects of Antenna Directivity on UWB Propagation in an Underground Mining Environment”, The Seventh Iasted International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August 29-31 2007.

 - A. Chehri P. Fortier,  P. -M Tardif

"On the TOA Estimation for UWB Ranging in Complex Confined Area", International Symposium on Signals, Systems, and Electronics (ISSSE 2007), Montréal, Québec, Canada, July 30 - August 2, 2007.

Y. Salih Alj, C. Despins, and S. Affes

"Impact of Pulse Shapes on the Performance of an Ultra-Wideband Multiple-Access Fast Acquisition System", Proc. of International Symposium on Signals, Systems and Electronics ISSSE'2007, Montreal, Canada, July 30-August 2, 2007.

 - Abolfazl Mehbodniya, Sonia Aissa

"Performance Analysis of a 802.11a OFDM System in the Presence of UWB and Multipath Interference", IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2007, 30 April - 2 May 2007, Princeton, NJ, USA.

 - Hakem, N., Aniss, H., Delisle, G.Y.

“Application of Wireless Mesh Network in Underground Mines”, Proceeding of Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry (APCOM 2007), 24-27 April 2007, Santiago, Chile, pp. 619-624.

Y. Salih Alj, C. Despins, and S. Affes

"Performance Evaluation of a Computationally-Efficient Acquisition Scheme for DS-UWB Signals", Proc. of IEEE CCECE'2007, Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 22-26, 2007.

 - Y. Salih Alj, C. Despins, and S. Affes

"A Computationally Efficient Implementation of a UWB Fast Acquisition Scheme", Proc. of IEEE VTC'07- Spring, Dublin, Ireland, April 22-25, 2007.

 - Abolfazl Mehbodniya, Sonia Aissa, Sofiene Affes

"Performance Analysis of MB-OFDM in the Presence of Multiple UWB Interferers", Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2007, CCECE 2007, 22-26 April 2007 Page(s):1337 – 1340, Vancouver, BC.


2006

- S.A. Fares, T.A. Denidni, S. Affes, and C. Despins

    “Efficient Sequential Blind Beamforming for Wireless Underground Communications”, Proc. of IEEE VTC'06-Fall, September 25-28, 2006, Montreal, Canada.

- A. Chehri, P. Fortier, P. -M Tardif

    “Frequency Domain Analysis of UWB Channel Propagation in Underground Mines”, IEEE VTC