Monday, 8 June 2015 • 09:00 – 18:00
WS-14: Device-to-Device Communication for Cellular and Wireless Networks
Organizer: Benoit Pelletier (InterDigital Canada Ltée, Canada)
This workshop will present technical contributions from researchers from academia and industry on Device-to-Device (D2D) communications for Cellular and Wireless Networks. D2D communication is at an early stage of development in LTE-A and is expected to constitute an integral part of future 5G systems, with benefits including ubiquitous computing and communication, traffic offload from cellular networks, improved energy efficiency, extended coverage, peer-to-peer communication supporting public safety communications, social networks, massive M2M, etc. Many issues remain to be addressed before D2D communication is commercialized at mass scale and its benefits fully exploited. The objective of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners to share the most recent technological advances and state-of-the-art results in the field of D2D communications for wireless mobile cellular networks. Papers in this workshop will address topics of physical layer and networking issues under the context of D2D cellular-coordinated and distributed ad-hoc networking approaches, as well as D2D-enabled applications and services.