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10/2016: IEEE ComSoc AP Outstanding Paper Award

08/2016: BE RnD student Daniel Marshall: research story.

07/2016: Breakthrough in powering wireless sensors.

05/2015: BE RnD student Ross Pure: research story.

Popular Articles

Below are some of my popular articles, based on usage statistics in IEEEXplore:

  1. Our D2D communication paper is a popular article in in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications: No. 19 in Jan. 2017.
  2. Our energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks paper is a popular article in in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications: No. 8 in Aug. 2016.
  3. Our physical layer security with wireless energy harvesting paper is a popular article in in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications: No. 17 in Jan. 2016.
  4. Our MRT in ad hoc networks with SWIPT paper is a popular article in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters: No. 9 in Sep. 2015.
  5. Our power beacon based wireless energy harvesting paper is a popular article in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters: No. 7 in May 2015.
  6. Our wireless energy harvesting paper is a popular article in IEEE Transactions on Communications: No. 19 in May 2015.
  7. Our OFDM synchronization paper is a popular article in IEEE Transactions on Communications: No. 29 in Sep 2014.
  8. Our wireless energy harvesting paper is a popular article in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications: No. 11 for October 2013 (No. 18 for Dec. 2014, No.13 for Jan. 2017).

 

Edited Books

  1. D. N. K. Jayakody, J. Thompson, S. Chatzinotas and S. Durrani (editors), ``Wireless Information and Power Transfer: A New Paradigm for Green Communications," Springer International Publishing AG, July 2017. [Book link]


Book Chapters

  1. W. Liu, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, ``Wireless Powered Sensor Networks," In D. N. K. Jayakody, J. Thompson, S. Chatzinotas and S. Durrani, editors, Wireless Information and Power Transfer: A New Paradigm for Green Communications, Springer International Publishing AG, July 2017. [Chapter link]

  2. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Smart Antennas for Code Division Multiple Access Systems," In C. Sun, J. Cheng and T. Ohira, editors, Handbook on Advancements in Smart Antenna Technologies for Wireless Networks, Information Science Reference, pp. 352-370, July 2009. [Book link] [Chapter link]


Refereed Journal Papers

  1. S. Alvi, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Enhancing CRDSA with Transmit Power Diversity for Machine-Type Communication," submitted to IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Oct. 2017.

  2. W. Liu, K. Huang, X. Zhou and S. Durrani, "Next Generation Backscatter Communication: Theory and Applications," submitted to IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Aug. 2017.

  3. T. T. Vu, D. T. Ngo, L. Ong, S. Durrani, and R. H. Middleton, "Joint User Association, Data Delivery Rate Allocation and Precoding Design for F-RANs with Edge Caching," submitted to IEEE Transactions on Communications, July 2017.

  4. A. Koohian, H. Mehrpouyan, A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani, M. Azarbad and S. D. Blostein, "Superimposed Signaling Inspired Channel Estimation in Full-Duplex Systems," submitted to EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, July 2017. [arXiv:1511.04794]

  5. Xiaohui Zhou, J. Guo, S. Durrani and M. D. Renzo, "Power Beacon-Assisted Millimeter Wave Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE Transactions on Communications, 2017 (accepted: 17-10-2017). [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1703.06611]

  6. J. Guo, S. Durrani, X. Zhou and H. Yanikomeroglu, "Massive Machine Type Communication with Data Aggregation and Resource Scheduling," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 65, no. 9, pp. 4012-4026, Sep. 2017. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1611.03183]

  7. W. Liu, X. Zhou, S. Durrani and P. Popovski, "A Novel Receiver Design with Joint Coherent and Non-Coherent Processing," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 65, no. 8, pp. 3479-3493, Aug. 2017. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1704.05614]

  8. W. Liu, K. Huang, X. Zhou and S. Durrani, "Full-Duplex Backscatter Interference Networks Based on Time-Hopping Spread Spectrum," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 4361-4377, Jul. 2017. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1609.00062]

  9. Y. Huang, S. Durrani, P. Dmochowski and X. Zhou, "A Proposed Network Balance Index for Heterogeneous Networks," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 98-101, Feb. 2017. [IEEEXplore]

  10. J. Guo, S. Durrani, X. Zhou and H. Yanikomeroglu, "Device-to-Device Communication Underlaying a Finite Cellular Network Region," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 332-347, Jan. 2017. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1510.03162 & pdf(1.8MB)]

  11. S. N. Islam, S. Durrani and P. Sadeghi, "SER Analysis of Lattice Coded Multi-way Relay Networks in the Presence of Imperfect Channel Estimation," Journal of Communications and Networks, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 677-687, Oct. 2016. [IEEEXplore & pdf (486KB)]

  12. A. A. Nasir, H. D. Tuan, D. T. Ngo, S. Durrani and D. I. Kim, "Path-Following Algorithms for Beamforming and Signal Splitting in RF Energy Harvesting Networks," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 1687-1690, Aug. 2016. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1606.04191 & pdf (421KB)].

  13. Y. Huang, A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Mode Selection, Resource Allocation and Power Control for D2D-Enabled Two-Tier Cellular Network," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 3534-3547, Aug. 2016. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1509.00123 & pdf (2MB)].

  14. A. A. Nasir, D. T. Ngo, X. Zhou, R. A. Kennedy and S. Durrani, "Joint Resource Optimization for Multicell Networks with Wireless Energy Harvesting Relays," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 8, pp. 6168-6183, Aug. 2016. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1408.4215 & pdf (1MB)].

  15. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani, H. Mehrpouyan, S. D. Blostein and R. A. Kennedy, "Timing and Carrier Synchronization in Wireless Communication Systems: A Survey and Classification of Research in the Last Five Years," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, no. 1, pp. 1-38, Aug. 2016. [EURASIP & arXiv: 1507.02032 & pdf (742KB)].

  16. W. Liu, X. Zhou, S. Durrani, H. Mehrpouyan and S. D. Blostein, "Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks: Delay Analysis Considering Energy Costs of Sensing and Transmission," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 4635-4650, July 2016. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1509.06089 & pdf (1MB)].

  17. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, R. A. Kennedy, W. Wiaux and J. D. McEwan, "Gauss-Legendre Sampling on the Rotation Group," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 207-211, Feb. 2016. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1508.03353 & pdf (951KB)]

  18. W. Liu, X. Zhou, S. Durrani and P. Popovski, "Secure Communication with a Wireless-Powered Friendly Jammer," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 401--415, Jan. 2016. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1412.0349 & pdf (1MB)].

  19. S. N. Islam, S. Durrani and P. Sadeghi, "A Novel User Pairing Scheme for Functional Decode-and-Forward Multi-way Relay Network," Elsevier Physical Communication, vol. 17, pp. 128-148, Dec. 2015. [Online & arXiv:1402.6422 & pdf (972KB)].

  20. Xiaohui Zhou, J. Guo, S. Durrani and I. Krikidis, "Performance of Maximum Ratio Transmission in Ad Hoc networks with Wireless Energy Harvesting," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 529-532, Oct. 2015. [IEEEXplore & pdf (284KB)]

  21. J. Guo, S. Durrani, X. Zhou and H. Yanikomeroglu, "Outage Probability of Ad Hoc Networks with Wireless Information and Power Transfer," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 409-412, Aug. 2015. [IEEEXplore & pdf (225KB)]

  22. R. Pure and S. Durrani, "Computing Exact Closed-Form Distance Distributions in Arbitrarily-Shaped Polygons with Arbitrary Reference Point," The Mathematica Journal, vol. 17, June 2015 [pdf (3.3MB) & Mathematica code available here].

  23. Y. Huang, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Interference Suppression using Generalized Inverse Precoder for Downlink Heterogeneous Networks," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 325-328, June 2015. [IEEEXplore]

  24. A. A. Nasir, X. Zhou, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Wireless-Powered Relays in Cooperative Communications: Time-Switching Relaying Protocols and Throughput Analysis," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 1607-1622, May 2015. [IEEEXplore & arXiv: 1310.7468 & pdf (1.1MB)]

  25. J. Guo, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Performance Analysis of Arbitrarily-Shaped Underlay Cognitive Networks: Effect of Secondary User Activity Protocols," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 376-389, Feb. 2015. [IEEEXplore & arXiv: 1403.4669 & pdf (688KB)]

  26. O. H. Salim, A. A. Nasir, H. Mehrpouyan, W. Xiang, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Channel, Phase Noise, and Frequency Offset in OFDM Systems: Joint Estimation, Data Detection, and Hybrid Cramer-Rao Lower Bound," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 3311-3325, Sep. 2014. [IEEEXplore & arXiv: 1311.6853]

  27. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani and J. Guo, "A Tractable Framework for Exact Probability of Node Isolation and Minimum Node Degree Distribution in Finite Multi-hop Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 2836-2847, July 2014. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1212.1283]

  28. J. Guo, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Outage Probability in Arbitrarily-Shaped Finite Wireless Networks," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 62, no. 2, pp. 699-712, Feb., 2014 [IEEEXplore & arXiv: 1304.6172 & pdf (442K)].

  29. S. N. Islam, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Error Performance Analysis of AF and DF Multi-way Relay Networks with BPSK Modulation," IET Communications, vol. 7, no. 15, pp. 1605-1616, Oct., 2013 [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1308.2264 & pdf (528K)]

  30. A. A. Nasir, H. Mehrpouyan, S. Durrani, S. Blostein, R. A. Kennedy and B. Ottersten, "Optimal Training Sequences for Joint Timing Synchronization and Channel Estimation in Distributed Communication Networks," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3002-3015, July 2013. [IEEEXplore & pdf (639KB]

  31. A. A. Nasir, X. Zhou, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Relaying Protocols for Wireless Energy Harvesting and Information Processing," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, no. 7, pp. 3622--3636, July 2013. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1212.5406 & pdf (538KB)]

  32. A. A. Nasir, H. Mehrpouyan, S. Durrani, S. Blostein, R. A. Kennedy and B. Ottersten, "Transceiver Design for Distributed STBC Based AF Cooperative Networks in the Presence of Timing and Frequency Offsets," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 12, pp. 3143-3158, June 2013. [IEEEXplore & pdf (4.5MB)]

  33. Z. Khalid and S. Durrani, "Distance Distributions in Regular Polygons," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 2363-2368, June 2013. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1207.5857 & pdf (563KB)] Mathematica and Matlab code: now available here.

  34. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy, S. Durrani, P. Sadeghi, Y. Wiaux and J. D. McEwen, "Fast Directional Spatially Localized Spherical Harmonic Transform," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 2192-2203, May 2013. [IEEEXplore & arXiv:1207.5558 & pdf (2.9MB)]

  35. Z. Khalid, P. Sadeghi, R. A. Kennedy and S. Durrani, "Spatially Varying Spectral Filtering of Signals on the Unit Sphere," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 530-544, Feb. 2013. [IEEEXplore & pdf (5MB)]

  36. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Particle Filters for Joint Timing and Carrier Estimation: Improved Resampling Guidelines and Weighted Bayesian Cramer-Rao Bounds," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 1407-1419, May 2012. [IEEEXplore & pdf(747K)]

  37. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, P. Sadeghi and R. A. Kennedy, "Spatially Localized Spherical Harmonics Transform: A New Tool for Spatio-spectral Analysis of Signals on the Sphere," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 1487-1492, March 2012. [IEEEXplore & pdf (704K)]

  38. A. A. Nasir, H. Mehrpouyan, S. Blostein, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Timing and Carrier Synchronization with Channel Estimation in Multi-Relay Cooperative Networks," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 793-811, Feb. 2012. [IEEEXplore & pdf (5MB)]

  39. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Blind Timing and Carrier Synchronization in Distributed MIMO Communication Systems," IET Communications, vol. 5, no. 7, pp. 1028-1037, May 2011. [IEEEXplore & pdf (709K)]

  40. X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Two-way Training: Optimal Power Allocation for Pilot and Data Transmission," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 564-569, March 2010. [IEEEXplore & pdf (238K)]

  41. X. Zhou, S. Durrani and H. Jones, "Connectivity Analysis of Wireless Ad Hoc networks with Beamforming," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 58, no. 9, pp. 5247-5257, Nov. 2009.[IEEEXplore & pdf (868K)]

  42. X. Zhou, P. Sadeghi, T. Lamahewa and S. Durrani, "Design Guidelines for Training-based MIMO Systems with Feedback," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, no. 10, pp. 4014-4026, Oct. 2009. [IEEEXplore & pdf (896K)]

  43. X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Optimizing Antenna Configuration for MIMO Systems with Imperfect Channel Estimation," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1177-1181, Mar. 2009. [IEEEXplore & pdf (263K) ]

  44. M. E. Bialkowski, P. Uthansakul, K. Bialkowski and S. Durrani, "Investigating the Performance of MIMO Systems from an Electromagnetic Perspective," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 48, no. 7, pp. 1233-1238, July 2006. [Wiley InterScience link & pdf (261K) ]

  45. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Analysis of the error performance of adaptive array antennas for CDMA with noncoherent M-ary orthogonal modulation in nakagami fading," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 148-150, Feb. 2005. [IEEEXplore & pdf (150K) ]

  46. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Effect of mutual coupling on the interference rejection capabilities of linear and circular arrays in CDMA systems," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 1130-1134, Apr. 2004. [IEEEXplore & pdf (251K) ]

  47. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "An Investigation into the interference rejection capability of a linear array in a wireless communications system," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 445-449, Dec. 2002. [Wiley InterScience link & pdf (135K) ]

  48. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Interference rejection capabilities of different types of antenna arrays in cellular systems," IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 38, pp. 617-619, June 2002. [IEEEXplore & pdf (365K) ]

  49. S. Durrani and M. Ahmed, "Implementation of Fractal Image Compression in Matlab Environment", Journal of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Pakistan, vol. XXXVIII, pp. 94-102, Dec. 2000.


Refereed Conference Papers

    2017

  1. W. Liu, K. Huang, X. Zhou and S. Durrani, "Time-Hopping Multiple-Access for Backscatter Interference Networks," Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Singapore, Dec. 2017. (accepted: 26-07-2017).

  2. T. T. Vu, D. T. Ngo, L. Ong, S. Durrani and R. H. Middleton, "Joint Optimization of User Association, Data Delivery Rate and Precoding for cache-enabled F-RANs," Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Singapore, Dec. 2017. (accepted: 26-07-2017).

  3. J. Guo, S. Durrani, X. Zhou and H. Yanikomeroglu, "Machine-Type Communication with Random Access and Data Aggregation: A Stochastic Geometry Approach," Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Singapore, Dec. 2017. (accepted: 26-07-2017).

  4. J. Lee, J. Guo and S. Durrani, "Analytical Framework for Access Class Barring in Machine Type Communication," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Montreal, Canada, Oct. 2017 (accepted: 03-08-2017).

  5. J. Guo, S. Durrani, X. Zhou and H. Yanikomeroglu, "Underlay D2D Communication in a Finite Cellular Network with Exclusion Zone," Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Ottawa, Canada, Sep. 2017.

  6. Y. Huang, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Base Station Preference Association with Network Dynamics," Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), Sydney, Australia, June 2017 (accepted: 17-02-2017).

  7. Xiaohui Zhou, J. Guo and S. Durrani, "Characterization of Aggregate Received Power from Power Beacons in Millimeter Wave Ad Hoc Networks," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, May 2017. [IEEEXplore]

  8. A. Koohian, H. Mehrpouyan, A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and S. D. Blostein, "Residual Self-interference Cancellation and Data Detection in Full-Duplex Communication Systems," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, May 2017. [IEEEXplore]

  9. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy and S. Durrani, "Improving the Spatial Dimensionality of Gauss-Legendre and Equiangular Sampling Schemes on the Sphere," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), New Orleans, USA, March 2017. [IEEEXplore]

    2016

  10. N. Senadhira, J. Guo and S. Durrani, "Outage Analysis of Underlaid Multi-Antenna D2D Communication in Cellular Networks," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 2016. [IEEEXplore]

  11. Y. Huang, S. Durrani, X. Zhou and N. Yang, "Effects of Load Dependent Dynamic Biasing and Association Order for Cell Range Expansion," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 2016. [IEEEXplore]

  12. W. Liu, X. Zhou, S. Durrani and P. Popovski, "SWIPT with practical modulation and RF energy harvesting sensitivity," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2016. [IEEEXplore & pdf]

  13. A. A. Nasir, H. Mehrpouyan, D. W. Matolak and S. Durrani, "Non-Coherent FSK: An Attractive Modulation Set for Millimeter-Wave Communications," Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC), Doha, Qatar, April 2016. [IEEEXplore & pdf]

  14. A. A. Nasir, D. T. Ngo, H. D. Tuan, S. Durrani and D. I. Kim, "Secure Beamforming for Max-Min SINR in Multi-Cell SWIPT Systems," in Proc. IEEE WCNC Workshop on Wireless Powered Communication Networks: From Theory to Industrial Challenges (WPCNets), Doha, Qatar, April 2016, pp. 404-409. [IEEEXplore & pdf]

  15. Y. Huang, A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Graphical generalization of power control in multiuser interference channels," Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Melbourne, Jan. 2016, pp. 136-140. [IEEEXplore & pdf (234KB)]

  16. S. Islam, S. Durrani and P. Sadeghi, "Multi-pair Two-way Relay Networks: Interference Management Using Lattice Codes and Amplify and Compute Relaying," Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Melbourne, Jan. 2016, pp. 1-6. [IEEEXplore & pdf (176KB)]

    2015

  17. W. Liu, X. Zhou, S. Durrani, H. Mehrpouyan and S. D. Blostein, "Performance of Wireless-Powered Sensor Transmission Considering Energy Cost of Sensing," Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), San Diego, CA, USA, Dec. 2015. [IEEEXplore & pdf (164KB)]

  18. A. A. Nasir, D. T. Ngo, H. D. Tuan and S. Durrani, "Iterative Optimization for Max-Min SINR in Dense Small-Cell Multiuser MISO SWIPT System," Proc. IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Dec. 2015, pp. 1392-1396. [IEEEXplore & pdf (127K)]

  19. W. Liu, X. Zhou and S. Durrani, "Wireless-Powered Friendly Jammer for Physical Layer Security," Proc. International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP), Nanjing, China, Oct. 2015. (invited paper) [IEEEXplore & pdf (808K)]

  20. Y. Huang, S. Durrani, and X. Zhou, "Interference Nulling for Offloaded Heterogeneous Users Using Macro Generalized Inverse Precoder," Proc. International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), Nara, Japan, Oct. 2015 pp. 53-56. [IEEEXplore & pdf (175K)]

  21. D. Marshall, S. Durrani, J. Guo and N. Yang, "Performance Comparison of Device-to-Device Mode Selection Schemes," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor & Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Hong Kong, China, Aug. 2015, pp. 1536-1541. [IEEEXplore & pdf (212K)]

  22. A. A. Nasir, X. Zhou, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Block-Wise Time-Switching Energy Harvesting Protocol for Wireless-Powered AF Relays," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), London, UK, June 2015, pp. 80-85. [IEEEXplore & pdf (1.1MB)]

  23. A. A. Nasir, D. T. Ngo, X. Zhou, R. A. Kennedy and S. Durrani, "Sum Throughput Maximization for Heterogeneous Multicell Networks with RF-Powered Relays," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), London, UK, June 2015, pp. 2196-2202. [IEEEXplore & pdf (196KB)]

  24. C. Wang, S. Durrani, J. Guo and X. Zhou, "Call Completion Probability in Heterogeneous Networks with Energy Harvesting Base Stations," Proc. International Conference on Telecomunications (ICT), Sydney, Australia, April 2015, pp. 191-197. (invited paper) [IEEEXplore & pdf (208K)]

  25. A. A. Nasir, D. T. Ngo and S. Durrani, "DC programming for power minimization in a multicell network with RF-powered relays," Proc. International Conference on Telecomunications (ICT), Sydney, Australia, April 2015, pp. 174-179. (invited paper) [IEEEXplore & pdf (184KB)]

  26. S. Islam and S. Durrani, "Multi-group Multi-way Relaying with Multi-stage Non-Regenerative Relay Stations," Proc. International Conference on Telecomunications (ICT), Sydney, Australia, April 2015, pp. 43-47. [IEEEXplore & pdf (165K)]

    2014

  27. S. Islam, S. Durrani and P. Sadeghi, "Optimum Power Allocation for Sum Rate Improvement in AF Multi-way Relay Networks," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 15-17, 2014. [IEEEXplore & pdf (222KB)]

  28. J. Guo, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Characterization of Aggregate Interference in Arbitrarily-shaped Underlay Cognitive Networks," Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Austin, Texas, USA, Dec., 2014, pp. 967-972. (selected as one of the Best 50 Papers at Globecom 2014) [IEEEXplore & pdf (581KB)]

  29. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy, S. Durrani and P. Sadeghi, "Adaptive Multi-Resolution Windowing Technique for Localized Spatio-Spectral Analysis," Proc. IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop (SSP), Gold Coast, Australia, June-July, 2014, pp. 41-44. [IEEEXplore & pdf (6.5MB)]

  30. S. Islam, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "A Novel Pairing Scheme to Reduce Error Propagation in an Amplify and Forward Multi-way Relay Network," Proc. IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop (SSP), Gold Coast, Australia, June-July, 2014, pp. 41-44. [IEEEXplore & pdf (151KB)]

  31. A. A. Nasir, H. Mehrpouyan, S. Durrani, S. D. Blostein and R. A. Kennedy, "Training-Based Synchronization and Channel Estimation in AF Two-Way Relaying Networks," Proc. IEEE Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Toronto, Canada, June 2014, pp. 86-90. [IEEEXplore & pdf (156KB)]

  32. A. A. Nasir, X. Zhou, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Throughput and Ergodic capacity of Wireless Energy Harvesting Based DF Relaying Network," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Sydney, Australia, June 2014, pp. 4077-4082. [IEEEXplore & pdf (156KB)]

  33. D. H. Chae, N. H. Kim, Y. Alem, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Dynamic Fractional Frequency Reuse Method for Self-Organizing Smallcell Network," Proc. 2nd International Workshop on 5G Mobile and Wireless Communication System for 2020 and Beyond (MWC2020 '14: VTC2014-Spring Workshop), Seoul, South Korea, May, 2014 [IEEEXplore & pdf (366KB)].

  34. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy and S. Durrani, "On the Choice of Window for Spatial Smoothing of Spherical Data," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, Italy, May, 2014, pp. 2644-2648. [IEEEXplore & pdf (175KB)]

    2013

  35. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Spatio-spectral Formulation and Design of Spatially-Varying Filters for Signal Estimation on the 2-Sphere," Proc. SPIE Wavelets and Sparsity XV, San Diego, USA, Sep. 2013, vol. 8858, pp. 88580L-1-88580L-13 (invited paper). [SPIE & pdf (2MB)]

  36. A. A. Nasir, H. Mehrpouyan, S. Durrani, S. D. Blostein and R. A. Kennedy, "DSTBC based DF Cooperative Networks in the Presence of Timing and Frequency Offsets," Proc. IEEE Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Darmstadt, Germany, June 2013, pp. 96-100. [IEEEXplore & pdf (302KB)]

  37. D. H. Chae, Y. Alem, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Performance study of compressive sampling for ECG signal compression in noisy and varying sparsity acquisition,"Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013, pp. 1306-1309. [IEEEXplore & pdf (197KB)]

  38. Z. Khalid and S. Durrani, "Connectivity of Three Dimensional Wireless Sensor Networks Using Geometrical Probability,"Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Adelaide, Feb. 2013, pp. 47-51. [IEEEXplore & pdf (168KB)]

    2012

  39. W. Tushar, J. Zhang, D. B. Smith, H. V. Poor, G. Platt and S. Durrani, "An Efficient Energy Curtailment Scheme For Outage Management in Smart Grid," Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), California, USA, Dec. 3-7, 2012. [IEEEXplore & pdf (307KB)]

  40. A. A. Nasir, H. Mehrpouyan, S. Blostein, S. Durrani, and R. A. Kennedy, "Estimation of Synchronization Parameters in AF Cooperative Networks," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, June 10-15, 2012. [IEEEXplore & pdf (268KB)]

  41. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, R. A. Kennedy and P. Sadeghi, "Concentration uncertainty principles for signals on the unit sphere," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 25-30, 2012. [IEEEXplore & pdf (141K)]

  42. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, R. A. Kennedy and P. Sadeghi, "Ambiguity function and Wigner distribution on the sphere," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 25-30, 2012. [IEEEXplore & pdf (400K)]

  43. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy, S. Durrani and P. Sadeghi, "Conjugate gradient algorithm for extrapolation of sampled bandlimited signals on the 2-sphere," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 25-30, 2012. [IEEEXplore & pdf (785K)]

    2011

  44. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy , "Achieving Cooperative Diversity with Multiple Frequency Offset Estimation," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Honolulu, USA, Dec. 12-14, 2011. [IEEEXplore & pdf (156K)]

  45. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, R. A. Kennedy and P. Sadeghi, "Revisiting Slepian Concentration Problem on the Sphere for Azimuthally Non-Symmetric Regions," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Honolulu, USA, Dec. 12-14, 2011. [IEEEXplore & pdf (522K)]

  46. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Blind Timing and Carrier Synchronization in Decode and Forward Cooperative Systems," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, June 5-9, 2011. [IEEEXplore, presentation & pdf (163K)]

  47. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Mixture Kalman Filtering for joint carrier recovery and channel estimation in time-selective Rayleigh fading channels," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011. [IEEEXplore & pdf (154K)]

  48. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, P. Sadeghi and R. A. Kennedy, "On the construction of low-pass filters on the unit shpere," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011. [IEEEXplore & pdf (275K)]

    2010

  49. O. Hashmi, S. Kodituwakku and S. Durrani, "Frequency Prioritised Queuing in Real-Time Electrocardiograph Systems," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Dec. 13-15, 2010 [IEEEXplore & pdf (273K)]

  50. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Particle Filter for joint blind carrier frequency offset estimation and data detection," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Dec. 13-15, 2010. [IEEEXplore & pdf (135K)]

  51. S. Durrani, X. Zhou and A. Chandra, "Effect of Vehicle Mobility on Connectivity of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks," Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2010-Fall), Ottawa, Canada, 69 September 2010. [IEEEXplore & pdf (166K)]

  52. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Blind Fractionally Spaced Equalization and Timing Synchronization in Wireless Fading Channels," Proc. 2nd International Conference on Future Computer and Communication (ICFCC), vol. 3, Wuhan, China, 21-24 May, 2010, pp. 15-19. [IEEEXplore & pdf (965K)]

  53. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Performance of Coarse and Fine Timing Synchronization in OFDM Receivers," Proc. 2nd International Conference on Future Computer and Communication (ICFCC), vol. 2, Wuhan, China, 21-24 May, 2010, pp. 412-416. [IEEEXplore & pdf (349K)]

  54. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Modified Constant Modulus Algorithm for joint blind equalization and syhnchronization," Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Canberra, 2-6 Feb., 2010 [IEEEXplore & pdf (714K)]

    2009

  55. X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Optimizing Training-based Transmission for Correlated MIMO systems with Hybrid Feedback," Proc. IEEE Globecom, Hawaii, USA, Nov 30 - Dec. 4, 2009 [IEEEXplore & pdf (173K)]

    2008

  56. X. Zhou, S. Durrani, and H. Jones, "Connectivity of Ad Hoc Networks: Is Fading Good or Bad?," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Dec. 15-17, 2008. [IEEEXplore & pdf (121K)]

  57. X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Capacity of MIMO Systems: Impact of Spatial Correlation with Channel Estimation Errors," Proc. IEEE ICCS, Guangzhou, China, Nov. 19-21, 2008, pp. 817-822. [IEEEXplore & pdf (160K)]

  58. S. Durrani, X. Zhou and H. Jones, "Connectivity of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Random Beamforming: An Analytical Approach," Proc. IEEE PIMRC, Cannes, France, Sep. 15-18, 2008. [IEEEXplore & pdf (2.2M)]

  59. X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Designing PSAM Schemes: How Optimal are SISO Pilot Parameters for Spatially Correlated SIMO?," Proc. IEEE PIMRC, Cannes, France, Sep. 15-18, 2008. [IEEEXplore & pdf (2.7M)]

    2007

  60. X. Zhou, S. Durrani, and H. Jones, "Analytical Study of Connectivity in Wireless Ad hoc Networks with Random Beamforming," Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Dec. 17-19, 2007. [pdf (786K)]

  61. S. Durrani, M. E. Bialkowski and S. Latif, "Statistical Properties of a Parametric Channel Model for Multiple Antenna Systems," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor & Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Athens, Greece, Sep. 3-7, 2007. [IEEEXplore & pdf (280K)]

  62. X. Zhou, H. Jones, S. Durrani and A. Scott, "Effect Of Beamforming On The Connectivity Of Ad Hoc Networks," Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Adelaide, Feb. 5-7, 2007, pp. 13-18. [pdf (640K)]

  63. Shuo Pan, S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "MIMO Capacity for Spatial Channel Model Scenarios," Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Adelaide, Feb. 5-7, 2007, pp. 25-29. [pdf (150K)]

    2006

  64. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "A Parametric Channel Model for Smart Antennas Incorporating Mobile Station Mobility," Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), vol. 6, Melbourne, May 7-10, 2006, pp. 2803 - 2807. [IEEEXplore & pdf (3M)]

    2005

  65. M. E. Bialkowski, S. Durrani, P. Uthansakul, and K. Bialkowski, "A Simple Electromagnetic Model for Understanding the Operation of a MIMO System," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (AP-S), vol. 2A, Washington, July 3-8, 2005, pp. 305-308. [IEEEXplore]

  66. P. Uthansakul, M. E. Bialkowski, S. Durrani, K. Bialkowski and A. Postula, "Effect of Line of Sight Propagation on Capacity of an Indoor MIMO System," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (AP-S), vol. 2B, Washington, July 3-8, 2005, pp. 707-710. [IEEEXplore]

  67. M. E. Bialkowski, S. Durrani, K. Bialkowski and P. Uthansakul, "Understanding and analyzing the performance of MIMO systems from the microwave perspective," Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Long Beach, California, June 12-17, 2005, pp. 2251-2254. [IEEEXplore]

    2004

  68. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "A simple model for performance evaluation of a smart antenna in a CDMA system," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA), Sydney, Australia, Aug. 30 - Sep. 2, 2004, pp. 379-383. [IEEEXplore & pdf (184K)]

  69. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Performance of hierarchical beamforming in a Rayleigh fading environment with angle spread," in Proc. International Symposium on Antennas (ISAP), vol. 2, Sendai, Japan, Aug. 17-21, 2004, pp. 937-940. pdf (547K)

  70. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Effect of angular energy distribution of an incident signal on the spatial fading correlation of a uniform linear array," in Proc. International Conference on Microwaves, Radar and Wireless Communications (MIKON), vol. 2, Warsaw, Poland, May 17-19, 2004, pp. 493-496. [IEEEXplore & pdf (375K)

  71. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Performance analysis of beamforming in Ricean fading channels for CDMA systems," in Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Newcastle, Australia, Feb. 4-6, 2004, pp. 1-5. pdf (330K)

    2003

  72. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "A smart antenna model incorporating an azimuthal dispersion of received signals at the base station of a CDMA system," in Proc. IEEE International Multi Topic Conference (INMIC), Islamabad, Pakistan, Dec. 8-9, 2003, pp. 218-223. [IEEEXplore]

  73. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "BER performance of a smart antenna system for IS-95 CDMA," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (AP-S), vol. 2, Columbus, Ohio, June 22-27, 2003, pp. 855-858. [IEEEXplore]

  74. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Simulation of the performance of smart antennas in the reverse link of CDMA system," in Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), vol. 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 8-13, 2003, pp. 575-578. [IEEEXplore]

    2002

  75. S. Durrani , M. E. Bialkowski and J. Janapsatya, "Effect of mutual coupling on the interference rejection capabilities of a linear array antenna, " in Proc. Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), vol. 2, Kyoto, Japan, Nov. 19-22, 2002, pp. 1095-1098.

  76. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Investigation into the performance of an adaptive array in cellular environment," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (AP-S), vol. 2, San Antonio, Texas, June 16-21, 2002, pp. 648-651. [IEEEXplore]

  77. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Development of CDMASIM: a link level simulation software for DS-CDMA systems," in Proc. 14th International Conference on Microwaves, Radar and Wireless Communications (MIKON), Gdansk, Poland, May 20-22, 2002, pp. 861-864. [IEEEXplore]


National Conference Abstracts

  1. J. Guo, S. Durrani and X. Zhou, "Outage Probability in Arbitrarily-Shaped Finite Wireless Networks, 15th Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Sydney, 2014. pdf (213K)

  2. J. Guo, S. Durrani and Z. Khalid, "Exact Probability of Node Isolation in Finite Wireless Sensor Networks, 14th Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Adelaide, 2013. pdf (729K)

  3. A. A. Nasir, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Blind Timing and Carrier Synchronization in Decode and Forward Cooperative Systems, 12th Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Melbourne, 2011. pdf (295K)

  4. M. E. Bialkowski, S. Durrani, K. Bialkowski and P. Uthansakul, "The capacity Of MIMO wireless systems: a rigorous electromagnetic theory analysis, 5th Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Brisbane, pp. 30, Feb. 4-6, 2005.

  5. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Influence of Mutual Coupling on the Interference Rejection capability of a Smart Antenna System," 8th Australian Symposium on Antennas (ASA), Sydney, pp. 20, Feb. 12-13, 2003.

  6. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "The performance of a smart antenna system in multipath fading environment for CDMA," 4th Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Melbourne, pp. 10, Feb. 5-7, 2003.


Theses

  1. S. Durrani, "Investigations into Smart Antennas for CDMA Wireless Systems," Ph.D. dissertation, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Nov. 2004. pdf (2.8M)

  2. S. Durrani, "Fractal Image Compression and its Implementation," B.Sc. Electrical Engineering Final Year Project Thesis, The University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, June 2000.

Misc.

  1. T. Wysocki, S. Durrani and R. A. Kennedy, "Prof. Dr. Marek E. Bialkowski (1951-2011)", Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Honolulu, USA, 2011. [ IEEEXplore]

  2. S. Durrani and M. E. Bialkowski, "Corrections to 'Effect of mutual coupling on the interference rejection capabilities of linear and circular arrays in CDMA systems'," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 1863, May 2005. [IEEEXplore & pdf (24K) ]

  3. A movie (avi file) to demonstrate smart antenna tracking in a multi-user environment (presented at IEEE APS 02). zip (522K)

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