IEEE International Conference on Communications
14-23 June 2021 // Virtual / Montreal
Connectivity – Security – Privacy


IEEE ICC 2021 Workshop on Rate-Splitting (Multiple Access) for 6G 



10:00am - 10:30am (EDT)
 "RSMA for Aerial Networks," Halim Yanikomeroglu, Carleton University, Canada



Technical Session 1: 

  • Paper 1: "Successive Null-Space Precoder Design for Downlink MU-MIMO with Rate Splitting and Single-Stage SIC"

Authors: Aravindh Krishnamoorthy (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany); Robert Schober (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)

  • Paper 2: "Rate-Splitting Multiple Access for Joint Radar-Communications with Low-Resolution DACs"

Authors: Onur Dizdar (Imperial College London, United Kingdom); Aryan Kaushik (University College London, United Kingdom); Bruno Clerckx (Imperial College London, United Kingdom); Christos Masouros (University College London, United Kingdom)

  • Paper 3: "Resource Allocation Design for IRS-Aided Downlink MU-MISO RSMA Systems"

Authors: Hao Fu (South China University of Technology, China); Suili Feng (South China University of Technology, China); Derrick Wing Kwan Ng (University of New South Wales, Australia)

  • Paper 4: "Low Complexity Rate Splitting Using Hierarchical User Grouping"

Authors: Elaheh Sadeghabadi (Queen's University, Canada); Steven D Blostein (Queen's University, Canada)

  • Paper 5: "Resource Allocation for Secure Rate-Splitting Multiple Access with Adaptive Beamforming"

Authors: Tenghao Cai (Shandong Normal University, China); Zhang Jia (Shandong Normal University, China); Jiande Sun (Shandong Normal University, China); Shihao Yan (The University of New South Wales, Australia); Lili Meng (Shandong Normal University, China); Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)


Technical Session 2: 

  • Paper 6: "Rate-Splitting Multiple Access for Multigroup Multicast Cellular and Satellite Communications: PHY Layer Design and Link-Level Simulations"

Authors: Longfei Yin (Imperial College London, United Kingdom); Onur Dizdar (Imperial College London, United Kingdom); Bruno Clerckx (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)

  • Paper 7: "Rate-Splitting for the Weighted Sum Rate Maximization under Minimum Rate Constraints in the MIMO BC"

Authors: Christoph Kaulich (Technische Universität München, Germany); Michael Joham (Technische Universität München, Germany); Wolfgang Utschick (Technische Universität München, Germany)

  • Paper 8: "Beamforming Design for Rate Splitting MIMO"

Authors: Ticao Zhang (Auburn University, USA); Shiwen Mao (Auburn University, USA)

  • Paper 9: "6G Downlink Transmission via Rate Splitting Space Division Multiple Access Based on Grouped Code Index Modulation"

Authors: Wenchao Zhai (China Jiliang University, China);  Yishan Wu (China Jiliang University, China); Jun Zhao (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore); Huimei Han (Zhejiang University of Technology, China)

  • Paper 10: "Outage-Constrained Robust and Secure Design for Downlink Rate-Splitting UAV Networks"

Authors: Hamed Bastami (Sharif University of Technology, Iran); Majid Moradikia (University of Houston, USA); Mehdi Letafati (Sharif University of Technology, Iran);  Hamid Behroozi (Sharif University of Technology, Iran); Ahmed Abdelhadi (University of Houston, USA)

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