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A Brief Introduction to Reinforcement Learning in Wireless Networks

Published on: Feb 3, 2023 With the introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in 6G networks, Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) approaches are increasingly utilized in wireless networks. Optimization problems in wireless networks are designed to enhance specific attributes of a user or a network. Consider a scenario where a user wants to receive the highest Signal-to-Interference and Noise ...

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An introduction to Wi-Fi Sensing and IEEE 802.11bf

Published on: Jan 27, 2023 Today, environment sensing is carried out using sensors such as radars and lidars. For example, mmWave radars are extensively used for various sensing activities, like people tracking, activity recognition, vital sign monitoring, health sensing, etc. However, this requires setting up additional hardware in the environment of interest, which might not be feasible. What if I ...

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Predicting the human blockage in mmWave through in-band detection

Published on: Jan 13, 2023 It’s annoying when your video stream is stopped in the middle of your favorite show. In mmWave this can happen just because someone is walking and blocking your mmWave link. This is because the human body can easily shadow the mmWave link, thus causing significant link attenuation and communication interruption in the order of a ...

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Why do MINTS researchers look forward to the project bi-annual events?

Twice a year, a MINTS consortium member hosts the MINTS team for a network-wide event (NWE). This time the event was organized by University of Padova, in July 2022. The purpose of a NWE is to have the whole team come together in order to be updated on the research progress of the ESRs and to have work-package (WP) discussions. ...

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Bringing mmWave to WiFi Part 1: IEEE 802.11ad introduces the 60 GHz band to WiFi

Published on: Dec 2, 2022 So far, many of our blogs have talked about how mmWave enables new and exciting applications for 5G and the future 6G networks. Besides these cellular networks, there is another wireless network technology that is indispensable in our daily lives – the WiFi network. There has also been significant research in mmWave WiFi, culminating in ...

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Meet The ESR: Nairy Moghadas Gholian

Published on:  Oct 28, 2022 Here we are with our final “Meet The ESR” post. This time we are meeting Nairy. Without further ado let’s jump into it. Who am I? I’m Nairy! I was born in Urmia, a beautiful mountainous city in Iran, which is famous for its salt lake and its hospitable people. I moved to Germany last ...

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Meet The ESR: Marco Rossanese

Published on:  October 14, 2022 We´ve arrived at the penultimate edition of our “Meet the ESR” series. Today we get to know ESR 9, Marco from NEC Laboratories in Heidelberg. This is what he had to say: Who am I? I am Marco, a 27 year old guy into technology. I graduated in Information Engineering at the University of Padua ...

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Meet The ESR: Rizqi Hersyandika

Published on:  Sep 30, 2022 This week’s guest is Rizqi, ESR number 8. Let’s get to know him and hear about what he has to say. What do you do for fun? Traveling, drone photography and playing table tennis. Tell us a bit about your home country! The first thing about Indonesia that probably comes to your mind is BALI. ...

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