Upcoming Events

Feb 27
11:00 AM
UTA 7.532

Millimeter wave wireless propagation and communications system design

This talk provides an overview of historic wideband radio propagation measurements and channel models in Austin and New York City for evolving millimeter wave wireless networks, and demonstrates an important flaw in earlier 4G wireless channel models developed in the 3GPP standard body.

Mar 12
1:00 PM
UTA 7.532

Title: Towards a Mobile Content Marketplace: Proactive Caching and Pricing Strategies

Mar 13
11:00 AM
UTA 7.532
Sun to Tue
Mar 29 to 31
Blanton Museum of Art Edgar Smith Auditorium

ISPLC has been running annually since 1997 as a worldwide forum for communications researchers and engineers to discuss issues relating to the use of electrical power distribution cables as a viable communication channel. An international meeting point for academics and industrial researchers as well as regulators, ISPLC now is the leading technical conference in the field of Power Line Communications (PLC) and the flagship event of the IEEE PLC Technical Committee.

Mon to Thu
May 18 to 21
Blanton Museum of Art Edgar Smith Auditorium

Hosted by the Department of Mathematics and the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG) at the University of Texas at Austin, the Simons Conference brings together a diverse set of world-class researchers from various scientific communities to foster interdisciplinary engagement. The multi-day event focuses on the intersection of mathematics and applications to drive the future of wireless, transportation, social and distribution networks. 

Oct 16
8:00 AM
Blanton Museum of Art Edgar Smith Auditorium

The 13th annual Texas Wireless Summit (TWS) provides a forum on emerging technology and business models for industry leaders and academics. Hosted by the University of Texas at Austin's Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG), the Summit offers direct access to cutting-edge research and innovations from industry leaders, investors, academics and startups.

Recent Events

20 Feb 2015
Two Recent Results in Random Matrix Theory  And their Applications in Semi-Supervised Learning and Wireless Interference Management
12 Feb 2015

Rate splitting and iterative decoding approaches for fading channels with imperfect CSI

05 Dec 2014

In the matrix completion problem, one sees a few entries of an (approximately) low-rank matrix and hopes to (approximately) recover the entire matrix.  This problem has gotten a lot of attention recently, partly due to its applicability to recommender systems.  It is known that, by solving a convex program, the original matrix can be recovered with a number of observations that is linear in n.  However, for current analyses of faster algorithms (with runtime linear in n), the number of samples additionally depends at least quadratically on the *condition number* of the matrix.  In this wor

21 Nov 2014

Personalized models often revolve around per-user parameters quantifying, say, an individual's interest in a certain product category or susceptibility to a certain type of advertisement, even after known features of the product and the person have been taken into account.  Social networks offer an appealing way to make inferences about such parameters, the intuition being that one's parameter is "close'' to that of one's friends.  We look at this basic scenario from two angles.

10 Nov 2014

In high speed network measurement, such as in core Internet routers, there may only be a few nanoseconds available per packet for measurement purposes. Our objective is to be able to accurately measure the flow size distribution, that is the number of packets that belong to the same data transfer (think TCP connection), in such an environment.  The flow size distribution is an important metric for traffic managment, profiling, and security purposes.