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Address: P.O.Box 4500, FI-90014 University of Oulu, Finland
Room: TS418
E-mail: bennis at ee.oulu.fi
Telephone: +358 8 553 2854
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Mehdi Bennis

Ph.D., Senior Research Leader


In a nutshell: 29 journals, 60 conference papers, 1 book, 5 book chapters, 5 patents, h-index (scholar.google.com): 17.

Currently Supervised Doctoral Students

- Sumudu Samarakoon

- Mohammed ElBamby

- Muhammad Ikram Ashraf

- Trung Kien Vu

- Petri Luoto

- Syed Tamoor Ul-Hassan

Formerly Supervised Doctoral Students

- Dr. Francesco Pantisano, now with Joint Research Center (JRC), Ispra, Italy.

- Prof. Carlos H. Lima, now Assistant professor in Sao Paolo, Brazil

Latest News

- I will give a tutorial on game theore in wireless communications, at IEEE ICC 2015, with Professor Walid Saad (Virginia Tech, USA), London, UK.

- I will give a keynote on 5G small cells in Brazil, 1st week of November, 2014.

- Featured in an article titled "If carriers cache everywhere, there’s less backhaul to be done" and written by R. Chirgwin (16 May 2014) about the research activities on caching by Univ. of OULU and SUPELEC.

- I will give a course on small cell networks at UNICAMP (Brazil), 1st week of November, 2014.

- Coeditor for a IEEE Com. Mag. special issue on Full Duplexing.

- 4th edition of the ICC 2015 WORKSHOP ON SMALL CELLS ACCEPTED! (See you in LONDON)

- I will give a tutorial on small cell networks, at IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, with Professor Walid Saad (Virginia Tech, USA), Austin, USA.

- 3 invited papers at IEEE IWSCS 2014, Barcelona, Spain.

- Coeditor for a JSAC special issue on HetSNets 2014. Submission deadline: July, 1st, 2014. For CFP, see: (http://www.comsoc.org/files/Publications/Journals/jsac/cfp/CFP_HetSNet%20SI_draft_v9.pdf)

- Successful Tutorial on small cell networks, at IEEE WCNC 2014, with Professor Walid Saad (Univ. Of Miami, USA), Istanbul, Turkey.

- Successful Tutorial on small cell networks, at IEEE DYSPPAN 2014, with Professor Walid Saad (Univ. Of Miami, USA), VA, USA.

- 1 paper on spatial and social caching for small cells submitted to IEEE ICC 2014, Smallnets workshop, Sydney, Australia.

- Two papers submitted on sleep mode strategies for small cells and mobility management in HetNets, IEEE ICC 2014, Sydney, Australia.

- The paper ”When Cellular Meets WiFi in Wireless Small Cell Networks” among TEN MOST POPULAR articles published in IEEE ComSoc, July 2013.

- The paper ”When Cellular Meets WiFi in Wireless Small Cell Networks” among TEN MOST POPULAR articles published in IEEE ComSoc, June 2013.

- Cochair of the Third edition of IEEE ICC workshop on Small Cells (Smallnets), June 2014, Sydney, Australia.

- Coeditor of an upcoming book on Small cells, "Design and Deployment of Small Cells", Cambridge University PRESS, 2014.

- Chair of the First edition of IEEE Black Sea Special Session on Small Cells (HetNets), Batumi, Georgia, July 3-5, 2013.

- Cochair of the Second edition of IEEE ICC workshop on Small Cells (Smallnets), June 9th 2013, Budapest, Hungary.

- Cochair of the the 6th International Workshop on Cooperative and Heterogeneous Cellular Networks, (WDN), at IEEE PIMRC 2013, London, UK, September 8, 2013.

- Tutorial on small cell networks, at IEEE GLOBECOM 2012, with Professor Walid Saad (Univ. Of Miami, USA), Monday, 3rd Dec. 2012.

- October 2012: Editor at IEEE Transaction in Wireless Communications.

- Full day tutorial at HUAWEI on the application of game theory in heterogeneous networks.

- Keynote speaker at IEEE-ICT 2013, Casablanca, Morocco.

- Co-Chair at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2nd International Workshop on Small Cell Networks, Budapest, Hungary 2013..

Research Interests

Heterogeneous and Small Cell Networks, Self-Organizing Wireless Networks, Dynamic Radio Resource Allocation, Machine to Machine Communication, Big Data Analytics, Smart Grid, Game Theory, Learning Theory, Control Theory, Stochastic Geometry.

Research Collaborators

Walid Saad (Univ. of Miami, USA), Merouane Debbah (SUPELEC, France), Dusit Niyato (NTNU, Singapore), Zhu Han (Univ. of Houston, USA), Tansu Alpcan (Univ. of Melbourne, Australia), Samir Medina Perlaza (Princeton Univ., USA), Vincent H. Poor (Princeton Univ., USA), Stefan Valentin (Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Germany).

Upcoming/Recent Talks

- Keynote speaker at IEEE ICT, "Smal Cells- A Necessary Paradigm," Casablanca, Morocco, May 2013.

- Tutorial on heterogeneous and small cell networks, IEEE PIMRC, Sydney (Oct. 2012)

- Tutorial on small cell networks, at IEEE GLOBECOM, USA (Dec. 2012)

- Invited paper at IEEE ICCS, special session on self-organization, Singapore (Nov. 2012)

- Invited BeFEMTO paper at Wireless VITAE conference, Chennai, India (Feb. 2011)
- The Japan-EU Symposium on the "New Generation Network" and the "Future Internet", Tampere, Finland, 20/10/2010.
- IEEE ASILOMAR, Pacific Grove, USA, 06/11/2010.
- IEEE GLOBECOM, FEMNET workshop, Miami, USA, 06/12/2010.

Publications

Journal Papers:

(J29) M.S. ElBamby, M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Latva-aho, "Joint Clustering and Dynamic TDD Optimization in Wireless Small Cell Networks," IEEE Trans. in Wireless Communications, (submitted), Oct. 2014.

(J28) M. Ashraf M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Katz, "Social-aware User Association in Wireless Small Cell Networks assisted Device-to-Device Communication," IEEE Trans. in Wireless Communications, (submitted), Nov. 2014.

(J27) S. Samarakoon, M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Latva-aho, Dynamic Clustering and Sleep Mode Strategies for Wireless Small Cell Networks," IEEE Trans. in Wireless Communications, (submitted), Oct. 2014.

(J26) M. Simsek, M. Bennis, I. Guvenc," Learning Based Mobility Management Enhancements in HetNets: A Reinforcement Learning Approach," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Submitted Aug. 2014.

(J25) P. Luoto, P. Pirinen, M. Bennis, S. Samarakoon, S. Scott and M. Latva-aho, "Co-Primary Multi-Operator Resource Sharing Algorithms for Small Cell Networks," IEEE Trans. in Wireless Communications, (major revision), Sept. 2014.

(J24) E. Bastug, M. Bennis, M. Kountouris and M. Debbah," Cache-enabled Small Cell Networks: Modeling and Tradeoffs", " EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, accepted with minor revision, Oct. 2014.

(J23) K. Hamidouche, E. Bastug, M. Bennis, and M. Debbah, "Le caching proactif dans les réseaux cellulaires 5G", La Revue de l'Electricité et de l'Electronique (REE), Submitted (2014).

(J22) O. Semiari, W. Saad, S. Valentin, M. Bennis, and H. V. Poor," Context-Aware Resource Allocation in Small Cell Networks: How Social improves Wireless," IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., (submitted), Jul. 2014

(J21) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, and M. Debbah," Improving Macrocell-Small Cell Coexistence through Adaptive Interference Draining," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 13(2): 942-955 (2014).

(J20) E. Bastug, M. Bennis, and M. Debbah," Living on The Edge: On the Role of Proactice Caching in 5G Wireless Networks," IEEE Comm. Mag., SI on Context Awareness, 52(8): 82-89, Nov. 2014.

(J19) S. Samarakoon, M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Latva-aho," Backhaul-Aware Interference Management in the Uplink of Wireless Small Cell Networks," IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., to appear, 2013.

(J18) M. Bennis, S. M. Perlaza, P. Blasco, Z. Han, and H. V. Poor," Self-Organization in Small Cell Networks: A Reinforcement Learning Approach," IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Jul. 2013

(J17) S. Gurucharya, D. Niyato, M. Bennis, and D. Kim, "Dynamic Coalition Formation for Network MIMO in Small Cell Networks," IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., to appear, Sept. 2013.

(J16) M. Bennis, M. Simsek, W. Saad, S. Valentin, M. Debbah and A. Czylwik, " When Cellular Meets WiFi in Wireless Small Cell Networks," IEEE Commun. Mag., Special Issue in HetNets, Jun. 2013.

(J15) C.-Y. Wang, H.-Y. Wei, M. Bennis, and A. V. Vasilako, "Game Theoretic Approaches in Heterogeneous Networks," IEEE Communications Magazine, submitted, November 2013.

(J14) C. H. Lima, M. Bennis, and M. Latva-aho, "Coordinated TDD-Underlay for Self-organizing Femtocells in Two-Tier Coexistence Scenarios," Special Issue on Femtocells in 4G Systems - EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, December 2012, to appear.

(J13) H. Alves, R. D. Souza, M. Debbah and M. Bennis, "Performance of Transmit Antenna Selection Physical Layer Security Schemes", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 6, June, 2012. (To appear)

[J12] H. Alves, M. Bennis, R. D. Souza, and M. Latva-aho, "Enhanced Performance of Heterogeneous Networks through Full-Duplex Relaying", Special Issue on Femtocells in 4G Systems - EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, December 2012, to appear

(J11) C. H. Lima, M. Bennis and M. Latva-aho," Coordination Mechanisms for Self-Organizing Femtocells in Two-Tier Coexistence Scenarios," IEEE TVT, special issue in self-organizing radios, June 2012.

(J10) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, and M. Latva-aho, " A Dynamic Cooperative Game for Context-Aware Coordinated Multi-point Transmission in Small Cell Networks," submitted to JSAC, special issue in spectrum and energy (SEED), 2012.

(J9) M. Simsek, M. Bennis, I. Guvenc," Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination in Heterogeneous Networks: A Reinforcement Learning Approach," IEEE Transaction of Vehicular Technology, to appear, Nov. 2014.

(J8) C. H. Lima, M. Bennis and M. Latva-aho," Coordination Mechanisms for Self-Organizing Femtocells in Two-Tier Coexistence Scenarios," IEEE Transaction in Wireless Comunications, June 2012.

(J7) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, and M. Debbah, "Cooperative Interference Alignment: To Cooperate or Not to Cooperate," IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing, 2012.

(J6) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, and M. Debbah, "Spectrum Leasing as an Incentive towards Uplink Interference Mitigation in Two-tier Femtocell Networks," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, special issue on Femtocells, April 2012.

(J5) M. Bennis, S. Lasaulce and M. Debbah, "Inter-operator spectrum sharing from a game theoretical perspective," EURASIP journal of signal processing, special issue on dynamic spectrum access, 2009.

(J4) M. Bennis, C. Wijting, S. Abedi, S. Thilakawardana, "Performance Evaluation of Advanced Spectrum Functionalities for Future Radio Networks," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Special Issue on Cognitive Radio and Advanced Spectrum Management (September 2008).

(J3) M. Bennis, J.-P Kermoal, P. Ojanen, J. Lara, S. Thilakawardana, S. Abedi and R. Pintenet, "Spectrum Development Scenarios and Advanced Functionalities Development in WINNER," Wireless Personal Communication Journal, Springer (September 2007).

(J2) M. Bennis, G. Middleton and J. Lilleberg, "Efficient Resource Allocation and Paving the Way Towards Highly Efficient IMT-Advanced Systems," Wireless Personal Communication Journal, Springer (March 2008).

(J1) M. Bennis, C. Wijting, J.-P Kermoal, P. Ojanen, J. Lara, S. Thilakawardana, S. Abedi and R. Pintenet, "Performance Assessment of Advanced Spectrum Functionalities for Future Radio Networks," Wiley WCMC Special Issue on Cognitive Radio and Advanced Spectrum Management, 2008.

Book Chapters:

M. Bennis, D. Niyato and T. Alpcan, "Distributed Learning Strategies for Femtocell Networks," Femtocell networks: deployment, PHY techniques, and resource management. Cambridge, 2012.

J. Vihriala and M. Bennis, " Mobile and Wireless Communications for IMT-A & beyond: Spectrum Sharing, book chapter, Wiley, December 2011.

M. Bennis, S. M. Perlaza and M. Debbah, "Game Theory and Femtocell Communications: Making Network Deployment Feasible," Femtocell Communications: Business Opportunities and Deployment Challenges. IGI Global, USA, 2011.

M. Bennis, S. Lasaulce and M. Debbah, "Hierarchical power allocation games," Game Theory for Wireless Communications and Networking, Auerbach Publications, Taylor and Francis Group, CRC Press, September 2010.

M. Bennis, C. Wijting, S. Thilakawardana, S. Abedi, "Sharing and Flexible Spectrum Use Capabilities," book chapter, Wiley, September 2009.

Conference Papers:

(C54) Huaqing Zhang, M. Bennis, Luiz A. DaSilva, and Zhu Han, "Multi-leader Multifollower Stackelberg Game among Wi-Fi, Small Cell and Macrocell Networks, " IEEE Global Communications Conference, December, Austin, TX, 2014.

(C53) E. Bastug, M. Bennis, and M. Debbah, "Anticipatory Caching in Small Cell Networks: A Transfer Learning Approach, ", 1st KuVS Workshop on Anticipatory Networks, Stuttgart, Germany, September 2014.

(C52) E. Bastug, M. Bennis and M. Debbah, ""Cache-enabled Small Cell Networks: Modeling and Tradeoffs,", 11th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), Barcelona, Spain, August 2014.

(C51) E. Bastug, M. Bennis and M. Debbah, ""Social and Spatial Proactive Caching for Mobile Data Offloading,", Small Cell and 5G Networks (SmallNets) workshop in conjuction with IEEE International Conference on Communications, Sydney, Australia, 2014.

(C50) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Debbah, "Cache-aware User Association in Backhaul-Constrained Small Cell Networks ," in Proc. IEEE Wiopt, Tunis, 2014 (Invited paper).

(C49) M.S. ElBamby M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Latva-aho, "Dynamic Uplink-Downlink Optimization in TDD-based Small Cell Networks," in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM 2014 WS, Toronto, Canada (Invited paper).

(C48) M. Ashraf M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Katz, "Exploring Social Networks for Optimized User Association in Wireless Small Cell Networks with Device-to-Device Communications ," in Proc. IEEE WCNC 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

(C47) S. Samarakoon, M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Latva-aho, "Opportunstic Sleep Mode Strategies for Wireless Small Cell Networks," in Proc. IEEE ICC 2014, Sydney, Australia.

(C46) C. H. Lima, M. Bennis, and M. Latva-aho, "Modeling and Analysis of Handover Failure Probability in Small Cell Networks," in proc. IEEE INFOCOM 2014 WS, Toronto, Canada (Invited paper).

(C45) M. Simsek, M. Bennis, and I. Guvenc, "Enhanced Intercell Interference Coordination in HetNets: Single vs. Multiflow Approach ," to appear in IEEE Int. Workshop on Heterogeneous and Small Cell Networks, Atlanta, GA, Dec. 2013..

(C44) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, S. Valentin, M. Debbah, "Matching with Externalities for Context-Aware User-Cell Association in Small Cell Networks," in Proc. IEEE Globecom, Dec. 2013, Atlanta, USA.

(C43) M. Simsek, M. Bennis, M. Debbah, and A. Czylwik, "Rethinking Offload: How to Intelligently Combine Wi-Fi and Small Cells?," in Proc. IEEE ICC, Jun. 2013, Budapest, Hungary.

(C42) P. Blasco, M. Bennis, and M. Dohler, "Backhaul-Aware Self-Organizing Operator-Shared Small-Cell Networks," in Proc. IEEE ICC, Jun. 2013, Budapest, Hungary.

(C41) M. Simsek, M. Bennis, and A. Czylwik, "Dynamic Inter-Cell Interference Coordination in HetNets: A Reinforcement Learning Approach ,"" IEEE Global Communications Conference, Dec. 2012, Anaheim, USA.

(C40) M. Simsek, M. Bennis, and A. Czylwik, "Coordinated Beam Selection in LTE-Advanced HetNets: A Reinforcement Learning Approach," IEEE Global Communications Conference 2012 (GLOBECOM) Workshop: The 4th IEEE International Workshop on Heterogeneous and Small Cell Networks (HetSNets), Dec. 2012, Anaheim, USA.

(C39) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, M. Debbah, and M. Latva-aho, "On the Dynamic Formation of Cooperative Multipoint Transmissions in Small Cell Networks," IEEE International Conference on Communications, Dec. 2012, Anaheim, USA.

(C38) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, M. Debbah, and M. Latva-aho, "On the Impact of the Heterogeneous Backhaul on Cooperation in Femtocell Networks" , IEEE International Conference on Communications, Jun. 2012, Ottawa, Canada.

(C37) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, M. Latva-aho and R.Verdone, "Enabling Macrocell-Femtocell Coexistence through Interference Draining," IEEE WCNC (BeFEMTO Workshop), Apr. 2012, Paris, France.

(C36) S. Samarakoon, M. Bennis, W. Saad and M. Latva-aho, "Enabling Relaying over Heteregeneous bakhauls in the Uplink of Femtocell Networks," IEEE Wiopt, 2012.

(C35) M. Bennis, S.M. Perlaza and M. Debbah, "Learning Coarse-Correlated Equilibria in Two-Tier Networks," IEEE ICC, Ottawa, Canada 2012.

(C34) M. Bennis, S. Guruacharya and D. Niyato, "Distributed Learning Strategies for Interference Mitigation in Femtocell Networks," IEEE GLOBECOM, Houston, USA 2011.

(C33) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, and M. Debbah, "'Cooperative Interference Alignment in Femtocell Networks," IEEE GLOBECOM, Houston, USA 2011.

(C32) C. H. Lima, M. Bennis, and M. Latva-aho, "'Coordination Mechanisms for Stand-Alone Femtocells in Self-Organizing Deployments," IEEE GLOBECOM, Houston, USA 2011.

(C31) M. Bennis, L. Giupponi, E. Mino, M. Lalam, M. Maqbool, E. Strinati, A. De Domenico and M. Latva-aho, "Interference Management in Self-Organized Femtocell Networks: the BeFEMTO approach," IEEE WIRELESS VITAE 2011, Feb. 27-Mar. 3, Chennai, India. (invited paper)

(C30) M. Bennis and S. M. Perlaza, "Decentralized Cross-Tier Interference Mitigation in Cognitive Femtocell Networks," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kioto, Japan, June, 2011.

(C29) M. Bennis and Dusit Niyato, " A Q-learning based approach to interference avoidance in self-organized femtocell networks," 1st IEEE International Workshop on Femtocell Networks (FEMnet) in co njunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, Miami, FL, USA.

(C28) M. Bennis and M. Debbah "On spectrum sharing with underlaid femtocell networks," The Second IEEE International Workshop on Indoor and Outdoor FemtoCells in conjunction with IEEE PIMRC, 26 September 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.

(C27) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, W. Saad, R. Verdone and M. Latva-aho, "Coalition Formation Games for Femtocell Interference Management: A Recursive Core Approach," IEEE WCNC, Cancun, Mexico 28-31 March 2011.

(C26) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, R. Verdone and M. Latva-aho, "Interference Management in Femtocell Networks Using Distributed Opportunistic Cooperation," accepted at  VTC2011-Spring BeFEMTO Workshop 2011, 15 May. Budapest, Hungary.

(C25) F. Pantisano, M. Bennis, R. Verdone and M. Latva-aho, "Interference Management in 3GPP Femtocell Networks Using Distributed Opportunistic Cooperation," presented at NEWCOM++/COST2100 ,11th Management Committee Meeting 2010, Nov. 22-25th, Bologna, Italy.

(C24) F. Pantisano, K. Ghaboosi, M. Bennis and R. Verdone, "A Self-Organizing Solution for Interference Avoidance in TDD Underlay Femtocells," IEEE ASILOMAR Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2010.

(C23) F. Pantisano, K. Ghaboosi, M. Bennis and M. Latva-aho, "Interference Avoidance via Resource Scheduling in TDD Underlay Femtocells," IEEE PIMRC (IOFC), Istanbul, Turkey, 26-29 September 2010.

(C22) M. Nazir, M. Bennis, K. Ghaboosi, A. Mackenzie and M. Latva-aho, "Learning based mechanisms for interference mitigation in self-organized femtocell networks," IEEE ASILOMAR Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2010.

(C21) C. Lima, K. Ghaboosi, M. Bennis, A. Mackenzie and M. Latva-aho, "A Stochastic association mechanism for macro-to-femtocell handover," IEEE ASILOMAR Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2010.

(C20) C. Lima, K. Ghaboosi, M. Bennis, A. Mackenzie and M. Latva-aho, "Joint admission control and interference avoidance in self-organized femtocells," IEEE ASILOMAR Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2010.

(C19) C. Lima, M. Bennis, K. Ghaboosi and M. Latva-aho "Interference Management for Self-Organized Femtocells Towards Green Networks," IEEE PIMRC (W-GREEN), 26-29 September, Istanbul, Turkey.

(C18) C. Lima, M. Bennis, K. Ghaboosi and M. Latva-aho "Interference analysis for self-organized femtocells in indoor deployments," 1st IEEE International Workshop on Femtocell Networks (FEMnet) in conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, Miami, FL, USA.

(C17) M. Bennis, S. Lasaulce, M. Debbah and A. Anpalagan "A hierarchical approach to inter-operator spectrum sharing," IEEE Globecom 2009, 30 November - 4 December 2009, Hawaii, USA.

(C16) M. Bennis, M. Debbah and J. Lilleberg "Inter-operator spectrum sharing using pricing," WPMC 2009, September 7 - 10, Sendai, Japan.

(C15) J. Vihriala, M. Bennis, I. Cosovic, A. Osseiran, and A. Saul, "Flexible Spectrum Use for IMT-Advanced: WINNER+ Spectrum Concept," ICT-MobileSummit Conference, June 2009, Santander, Spain.

(C14) M. Bennis, J. Lilleberg and M. Debbah, "Spectrum Sharing Games on the Interference Channel," Fourth IEEE Workshop on Advanced Signal Processing for Wireless Communication Systems (invited talk), Nokia Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 12 - 13, 2009.

(C13) M. Bennis, J. Lilleberg and M. Debbah, "Spectrum Sharing Games on the Interference Channel," IEEE Gamenets, Istanbul, Turkey, May 13 - 15, 2009.

M. Bennis, J. Lara and A. Tolli, "WINNER Spectrum Sharing with FSS," IEEE VTC, Barcelona, Spain, April 26 - 29, 2009.

(C12) M. Bennis, J. Lilleberg and M. Debbah, "Opportunistic Power Allocation for Point-to-Point Communication," IEEE ASILOMAR, Pacific Grove, USA, October 26 - 29, 2008.

(C11) M. Bennis, J. Lara and A. Tolli, "Non-Cooperative Operators from a Game Theoretic Approach," IEEE PIMRC, Cannes, France, September 15 - 18, 2008.

(C10) I. Suliman, J. Lehtomaki, J. Vartiainen, M. Bennis, K. Umebayashi, "Direct communication between terminals in infrastructure based networks," ICT-MobileSummit 2008, June 10-12, 2008, Stockholm, Sweden.

(C09) M. Bennis, C. Wijting, J.-P Kermoal, P. Ojanen, J. Lara, S. Thilakawardana, S. Abedi and R. Pintenet, "Performance Assessment of Advanced Spectrum Functionalities for Future Radio Networks," WPMC, Lapland, Finland, September 8 - 11, 2008.

(C08) M. Bennis, J. Lilleberg, "Resource Sharing and Paving the Way towards More Efficient Network Topologies," Conference for Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Baltimore, USA, March 14 - 16, 2007.

(C07) M. Bennis and J. Lilleberg, "Resource Sharing and improving the efficiency of beyond 3G systems," IEEE 66th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Baltimore, USA, September 30 - October 3,2007.

(C06) M. Bennis, E. Karami and J. Lilleberg, "Performance of MIMO Receivers under channel estimation errors," IEEE 18th Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Athens, Greece, September 3 - 7, 2007.

(C05) M. Bennis and J. Lilleberg, "On the integration of resource sharing and relaying paradigms to improve the efficiency of beyond 3G systems," IEEE Sixth International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS), Singapore, December 10 - 13, 2007.

(C04) M. Bennis, G. Middleton and J. Lilleberg, "Efficient Resource Allocation and Relaying Paradigms for IMT-Advanced Systems," 10th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC), Jaipur, India, December 3 - 6, 2007.

(C03) M. Bennis, C. Wijting, J.-P Kermoal, P. Ojanen, J. Lara, S. Thilakawardana, S. Abedi and R. Pintenet, "Dynamic Spectrum Management for Future Radio Networks," 19th Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF), Chennai, India, November 5 - 7, 2007.

(C02) J.-P. Kermoal, P. Ojanen (Nokia), J. Lara, S. Thilakawardana, S. Abedi (Fujitsu), R. Pintenet (Motorola), M. Bennis and K. Hooli (university of Oulu), "Novel Flexible Spectrum Use Capabilities of WINNER," Wireless Web Initiative (WWI), Helsinki, 2006.

(C01) J.-P. Kermoal, P. Ojanen, J. Lara, S. Thilakawardana, S. Abedi, R. Pintenet, M. Bennis and K. Hooli, "Research Update on Spectrum Management in EU WINNER," Wireless World Research Forum 17 (WWRF), Heidelberg, Germany, 2006.

(C31) M. Bennis, T. Matsumoto, "Convergence Tracking of MMSE Turbo-Equalization with Serial-Concatenated Multi-Dimensional Single Parity-Check Codes," IEEE Workshop on Smart Antennas, University of Ulm, Germany, March 13 - 14, 2006.

(C32) M. Bennis, J. Lilleberg, "Inter-Operator Resource Sharing for 3G Networks and Beyond," 9th IEEE Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA), Manaus, Brazil, August 28 - 31, 2006.

(C33) M. Bennis, T. Matsumoto, "Performance of MMSE Turbo Equalization using Multi-Dimensional Single Parity-Check Codes in SIMO Frequency-Selective Fading Channels," IEEE International Workshop on Convergent Technologies (IWCT), Oulu, Finland, June, 2005.