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Contact Information
Address: P.O.Box 4500, FI-90014 University of Oulu, Finland
Room: TS422
E-mail: zaheer.khan at ee.oulu.fi
Telephone: +358 (0)294 482881
GSM: +358 46 545 4448
Fax: +358 8 553 2845

Zaheer Khan

Postdoctoral research fellow and Principal Investigator, D.Sc. (Tech.)

Research Funding Grants

Project Manager of JAMCOSYS project (Jointly funded by Academy of Finland and NSF, USA)

Academy of Finland Post doctoral Research Fellow (funded by Academy of Finland 2013-2016)


Research Interests

Infrastructure sharing in wireless networks
Crowdsourcing techniques for wireless network monitoring
Dynamic spectrum access in Radar Bands
Application of game theory to model resource allocation in wireless networks
Adaptation and learning in cognitive wireless systems
Efficient resource utilization in distributed networks

Visiting Researcher (my visits)

University of Manitoba, Canada (2014, 2015)
Telecom Paris Tech, France (2014)
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (2010, 2013, 2014)

Teaching

Game Theoretic Models for Wireless Communications

Publications

Journal Papers:

15. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Stefano Iellamo, Risto Vuohtoniemi, Ekram Hossain, Zhu Han IoT Connectivity in Radar Bands: A Shared Access Model Based on Spectrum Measurements ,. IEEE Communications Magazine, Feb 2017
14. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Rafael Aguilar, Ekram Hossain, Luiz A DaSilva Database-Assisted Distributed and Cloud-Based Access Methods for Unlicensed and Radar Bands,. under review, 2016
13. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Risto Vuohtoniemi, Ekram Hossain, Luiz A. DaSilva, On Opportunistic Spectrum Access in Radar Bands: Lessons Learned from Measurement of Weather Radar Signals., in IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, 2016
12. Zaheer Khan et al., Cooperative Content Delivery exploiting Multiple Wireless Interfaces: Methods, Challenges and a Case Study, accepted, Springer WINE 2015
11. Bidushi Barua, Zaheer Khan, Zhu Han, Alhussein Abouzeid, Matti Latva-aho,Incentivizing Selected Devices to Perform Cooperative Content Delivery: A Carrier Aggregation based Approach, major revisions decision, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2015
10. Simon Scott, Zaheer Khan, Zhu Han, Marwan Krunz, Opportunistic Medium Access for Autonomous Networks (with Heterogeneous Channel Bonding Capabilities) under SINR Model, submitted, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, 2015
9. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki. Opportunistic Spectrum Access Under Dynamic Primary User Channel Occupancy Behavior, submitted, 2015
8. Zaheer Khan, Hamed Ahmadi, Ekram Hossain, Marceau Coupechoux, Luiz A DaSilva and Janne J. Lehtomaki. Carrier Aggregation/Channel Bonding in Next Generation Cellular Networks: Methods and Challenges., published in IEEE NETWORK magazine 2014
7. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki. Adaptive and Autonomous Channel Access Methods for Distributed Cognitive Radios, published in Springer Wireless Personal Communications, 2015
6. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Allen B. MacKenzie, Markku Juntti. Adaptive Wireless Communications under Competition and Jamming in Energy Constrained Networks Wireless Networks, accepted, Springer WINE, 2016
5. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Luiz A. DaSilva, Ekram Hossain, Matti Latva-aho. Opportunistic Channel Selection by Cognitive Radios Under Imperfect Observations and Limited Memory: A Repeated Game Model., accepted, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2015
4. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Luiz A. DaSilva, Matti Latva-aho. Autonomous Sensing Order Selection Strategies Exploiting Channel Access Information. published in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2013
3. Zaheer Khan, Savo Glisic, Luiz A. DaSilva, Janne Lehtomäki. Modeling the Dynamics of Coalition Formation Games for Cooperative Spectrum Sharing in an Interference Channel. IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 17-30, March 2011
2. Zaheer Khan, Janne Lehtomäki, Marian Codreanu, Matti Latva-aho, Luiz A. DaSilva. Throughput-efficient Dynamic Coalition Formation in Distributed Cognitive Radio Networks. EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2010, Article ID 653913, 13 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/653913
1. Zaheer Khan, Janne Lehtomäki, Kenta Umebayashi, Johanna Vartiainen. On the Selection of the Best Detection Performance Sensors for Cognitive Radio Networks. IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 359-362, April 2010

Book Chapters:

1. Hamed Ahmadi, Irene Macaluso, Zaheer Khan, Hanna Bogucka and Luiz A. DaSilva. Economic and game theoretic models for spectrum sharing, in press 2014
2. Zaheer Khan, Savo Glisic, Luiz A. DaSilva. Dynamics of Coalition Games for Cooperation in Wireless Networks. In: Game Theory for Wireless Communications and Networking, Yan Zhang and Mohsen Guizani, Eds., CRC Press, 2011.

Selected conference Papers:

1. F. Paisana, Zaheer Khan, J. Lehtomäki, L. A. DaSilva, and Vuohtoniemi, “Exploring Radio Environment Map Architectures for Spectrum Sharing in the Radar Bands,” .23rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), Tessaloniki, Greece, 16-18 May 2016
2. Shahriar Shahabuddin, Janne Janhunen, Zaheer Khan, Markku Juntti, and Amanullah Ghazi, A Customized Lattice Reduction Multiprocessor for MIMO Detection, accepted in ISCAS, 2015
3. Bidushi Barua, Zaheer Khan, Zhu Han, Matti Latva-aho, Marcos Katz. On the Selection of Best Devices for Cooperative Wireless Content Delivery., published in IEEE GLOBECOM 2014
4. Marko Makelainen, Zaheer Khan, et al. Algorithms for Opportunistic Load Balancing Cognitive Engine . Crowncom, 2-4 June, 2014
5. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Luiz A. DaSilva, Matti Latva-aho, Markku Juntti. Adaptation in a Channel Access Game with Private Monitoring. Proceedings of the Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM 2013, 2013, Accepted for publication
6. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Luiz A. DaSilva, Markku Juntti. An Analysis of Competition among Autonomous Devices in Multichannel Cognitive Radios Networks. The 6th International ICST Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CROWNCOM), 18-21 June 2012, Stocholm, Sweden
7. Zaheer Khan, Janne J. Lehtomäki, Miia Mustonen, Marja Matinmikko. Sensing Order Dispersion for Autonomous Cognitive Radios. The 6th International ICST Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CROWNCOM), 1-3 June 2011, Osaka, Japan
8. Zaheer Khan, Janne Lehtomäki, Luiz A. DaSilva, Matti Latva-aho. On Selfish and Altruistic Coalition Formation in Cognitive Radio Networks. The 5th International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CROWNCOM), 9-11 June 2010, Cannes, France

Technical reports:

Zaheer Khan, Janne Lehtomäki, Luiz A. DaSilva, Markku Juntti. Analysis of Autonomous Opportunistic Spectrum Access Strategies for Cognitive Radios: Benefits of Adaptive Strategies. University of Oulu, Technical Report, 2012.