IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications
15–17 November 2023 // Panama City, Panama

Technical Sessions

Wednesday, November 15, 11:00 - 12:30

TS1: Mobile and Wireless Networks (1)

Room: Berlin 1

TS1 Chair: Guillaume Ferré

Low Latency Random Access Procedure for mMTC in 5G NR Networks

Wei-Chieh Wang, Chi-Han Chen, Chien-Lin Yen, You-Lin Chen, Jiun-Chi You and Chih-Cheng Tseng (National Ilan University, Taiwan)

Performance Analysis of 6G Communication Links in the Presence of Phase Noise

Arianna Halamandaris (California State University, USA); Md Sahabul Alam (California State University Northridge, USA); Imtiaz Ahmed (Howard University, USA); Kamrul Hasan (Tennessee State University, USA); Georges Kaddoum (ETS Engineering School, University of Québec, Canada)

Performance Analysis of 5G Voice Solutions via EPS Fallback and VoNR

Matheus Fontinele de Aguiar and Jordan Kalliure S. Carvalho (Sidia Instituto de Ciencia e Tecnologia, Brazil); Vivianne de Aquino Rodrigues (Sidia Institute of Science and Technology, Brazil); Abdel Fadyl Chabi (Sidia Instituto de Ciencia e Tecnologia, Brazil); João Vitor da S. Campos and Luan Rocha Lopes (Sidia Institute of Science and Technology, Brazil); Janislley Oliveira de Sousa (SIDIA, Brazil)

Coverage Probability Analysis of a RIS-Assisted THz Indoor System Based on Ray Tracing Simulations

Higo Silva (Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil); Marcelo S. Alencar (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte & Institute for Advanced Studies in Communications, Brazil); Wamberto Queiroz (Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil); Hugerles Silva (Instituto de Telecomunicações, IT, Brazil)

TS2: Service Security and Privacy (1)

Room: Berlin 2

TS2 Chair: Javier Sánchez-Galán & Aris Castillo

Applying Hoeffding Tree Algorithms for Effective Stream Learning in IoT DDoS Detection

João Josephik, Yaissa Siqueira, Kétly Machado and Routo Terada (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil); Aldri Santos (Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil); Michele Nogueira (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Daniel M. Batista (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Analyzing DDoS Attack Classification with Data Imbalance Using GANs

Danny E Acosta-Tejada (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico & Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program, USA); Nelliud Torres-Batista (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico); Javier E. Sanchez-Galan (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama)

Towards Robust AI Model for Cyber-Physical Intelligent Transportation Systems by Hash-Based Ensemble Learning

Kamrul Hasan and Varshini Guduru (Tennessee State University, USA); Salaeh Zein-Sabatto (Ten State U, USA); Deo Chimba (Tennessee State University, USA); Imtiaz Ahmed (Howard University, USA)

NLAC: A Self-Maintained Trust Overlay for the XRP Ledger

Flaviene Scheidt de Cristo, Arno Michel Denis Geimer and Radu State (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

TS3: Internet-of-Things (1)

Room: Amsterdam

TS3 Chair: Edwin Collado

Intelligent Lighting System-based on Sleep Detection using IoT Devices and Wearables

Chi Fung, Joshua López, Samuel Hurtado and Ernesto J Garcia Davis (Technological University of Panama, Panama)

Low-cost Optical Wireless CDMA Transceiver Design for IoT Applications

Gregory Dzhezyan and Hovannes K. Kulhandjian (California State University, Fresno, USA); Michel Kulhandjian (Rice University, USA & University of Ottawa, USA); Michael Rahaim (University of Massachusetts Boston, USA)

Proposal of a Fog and Cloud Computing-based Architecture for Air Quality Monitoring in Panama

José Collado and Cristian Pinzón (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama); Yessica Sáez (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama & Centro de Estudios Multidisciplinarios En Ciencias, Ingeniería y Tecnología AIP, Panama); Edwin Collado (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá & Centro de Estudios Multidisciplinarios En Ciencias, Ingeniería y Tecnología AIP, Panama)

Edge Computing Applied on Real-time Manatee Detection Using Microcontrollers

Edwin Ríos, Fernando Merchan, Héctor Poveda and Javier E. Sanchez-Galan (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama); Héctor M. Guzmán (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama); Guillaume Ferré (University of Bordeaux, France)


Wednesday, November 15, 15:30 - 17:00

TS4: Internet-of-Things (2)

Room: Berlin 1

TS4 Chair: Carlos Medina

Single Person Identification Using Wi-Fi Signals

Julio César Huarachi Soto, Sr. (Fluminense Federal University - UFF & MídiaCom Laboratory, Brazil); Iandra Galdino (Federal Fluminense University - UFF, Brazil); Egberto Rosillo, Debora Muchaluat-Saade and Célio Vinicius Neves de Albuquerque (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil)

Detection and Classification of Animal Crossings on Roads Using IoT-based WiFi Sensing

Samuel V Ducca (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil); Artur Jordão (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Cintia Borges Margi (Universidade de São Paulo & Escola Politécnica, Brazil)

Development of a Noise Monitoring and Control Sensor Network System for the Enclosed Spaces within a University Environment

Aris Linet Castillo (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá & Universidad de Islas Baleares, Panama); Luis Caballero, Angel Cilli, Jesús González, Ian Rojas and Bladimir Torres (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama)

Harnessing IoT for Agriculture: Evaluating the Performance of a LoRaWAN-Based Monitoring System

Carlos Gonzalez (Southern Brittany University & Senacyt Panama - Autonomous University of Chiriqui, France); Soizic Gibeaux (Southern Brittany University, France); Asael Espinosa (Autonomous University of Chiriqui, Panama); Javier Pitti (Research Institute and Agricultural Research Institute, Panama)


Wednesday, Novermber 15, 17:15 - 18:45

TS5: QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling (1)

Room: Berlin 1

TS5 Chair: Stefano Bregni

Experimental Evaluation of SD-WAN Performance in a Municipal Network Test Bed

Sebastian Troia, Guido Maier and Stefano Bregni (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Runtime Availability and Service Continuity of Containerized VNF Instances

Siamak Azadiabad and Ferhat Khendek (Concordia University, Canada); Maria Toeroe (Canada)

Traffic Shaping with Deep Q-Networks for Optimizing the Age of Information

Ricardo Lent (University of Houston, USA)

IEEE 802.15.4e TSCH Traffic Isolation Approach Impact on SDWSN's Control Plane Performance

Tarek Sayjari and Regina Melo Silveira (University of São Paulo & Escola Politécnica, Brazil); Cintia Borges Margi (Universidade de São Paulo & Escola Politécnica, Brazil)


Thursday, November 16, 11:00 - 12:30

TS6: Mobile and Wireless Networks (2)

Room: Berlin 1

TS6 Chair: Guillaume Ferré

Real-time Low-earth Orbit Detector Implementation for Chirp-based Preamble Communication Systems

Matthieu Magnant (Bordeaux INP, France); Mohamed Amine Ben Temim (IMS Laboratory - University Bordeaux, France); Bertrand Le Gal and Guillaume Ferré (University of Bordeaux, France); Florian Collard (Eutelsat S.A., France)

LLR Metrics for 16K-QAM Soft-Decision: Implementation in IEEE 802.11bn (Wi-Fi 8)

Roger Pierre Fabris Hoefel (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

Comparative Analysis of COTS Equipment for Cellular Radio Channel Propagation

Fernando José Matus, Kelvin Arana, Marvin R. Arias, Marcos Zelaya and Bayardo Cuadra (National University of Engineering, Nicaragua)

Precipitated Handover Decision Detection in LTE Networks through Recurrent Neural Networks

Renata Kellen Gomes Dos Reis, Jussif Junior Abularach Arnez, Caio Bruno Bezerra de Souza and Maria Lima Damasceno (Sidia Institute of Science and Technology, Brazil)

TS7: Service Security and Privacy (2)

Room: Berlin 2

TS7 Chair: Javier Sánchez-Galán

A Runtime DDoS Attack Detection Technique Based on Stochastic Mathematical Model

Allain Christiam Jacinto Tavares (UTFPR, Brazil); Euclides Peres Farias Peres Farias Junior (Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) & Federal University of Technology Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil); Michele Nogueira (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Privacy-preserved Collaborative Federated Learning Platform for Industrial Internet of Things

Lakshan Pathiraja, Isuru Lakshan and Kavini Kushani (University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka); Chamara Sandeepa (University College Dublin, Ireland); Tharindu D. Gamage and Thilina Weerasinghe (University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka); Madhusanka Liyanage (University College Dublin, Ireland)

Comparative Analysis of Unsupervised Machine Learning Algorithms for Anomaly Detection in Network Data

Junia Maisa Oliveira (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil); Jonatan Davi Reis de Almeida (Federal University of Minas Gerais & UFMG, Brazil); Daniel Fernandes Macedo and Jose Nogueira (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)

An Autonomous System for Predicting DDoS Attacks on Local Area Networks and the Internet

Davi Brito (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Anderson Bergamini de Neira (Federal University of Parana, Brazil); Ligia F. Borges (Federal University of Paraná - UFPR, Brazil); Michele Nogueira (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

TS8: Machine Learning for Communication Networks

Room: Amsterdam

TS8 Chair: Ivan Armuelles

Exploring Federated Learning Privacy Issue to Improve Mobility Quality

Gabriel Luciano Gomes (UNICAMP, Brazil); Felipe Cunha (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Leandro Aparecido Villas (UNICAMP, Brazil)

AID-SDN: Advanced Intelligent Defense for SDN using P4 and Machine Learning

Adiel S Nascimento (Universidade Federal do Pará & CPQD, Brazil); Diego Abreu (Federal University of Pará, Brazil); André Riker (Federal University of Para, Brazil); Antonio Jorge Gomes Abelem (Federal University of Pará - UFPA, Brazil)

On the Computational Complexities of Complex-valued Neural Networks

Kayol S. Mayer, Jonathan Aguiar Soares, Ariadne Arrais Cruz and Dalton Arantes (University of Campinas, Brazil)

Construction of a Data Integration Platform for the Passive Monitoring of the Antillean Manatee in Panama

Kenji Contreras (Universidad Tecnologica de Panama, Panama); Fernando Merchan and Héctor Poveda (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama); Héctor M. Guzmán (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama); Javier E. Sanchez-Galan (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama)


Thursday, November 16, 15:30 - 17:00

TS9: Cloud, Fog and Edge Computing

Room: Berlin 1

TS9 Chair: Aris Castillo

HAST: A Hybrid Academic Testbed for High Fidelity and High Performance Scenarios

Ruben F Cordova and Cesar A Santivanez (Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Peru)

Unlocking Early-Exiting Semantic Segmentation with Branched Networks

Mateus S. Gilbert, Roberto Gonçalves Pacheco, Rodrigo S. Couto and Marcello L. R. de Campos (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Miguel Elias M. Campista (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro & GTA, Brazil)

Distributed task offloading in MEC Networks for Temporary Peaks in Demand

Camilo Anzola-Rojas, Ignacio de Miguel, Ramón J. Durán Barroso and Juan Carlos Aguado (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain); Rubén M. Lorenzo (University of Valladolid, Spain); Noemí Merayo (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain); Evaristo J. Abril and Patricia Fernández (University of Valladolid, Spain)

Hobby: An Efficient Dependency-Aware Scheduling for High Throughput in Clouds

Jinwei Liu and Richard A. Alo (Florida A&M University, USA); Rui Gong (Mercer University, USA); Ying Mao (Fordham University, USA)


Thursday, November 16, 17:15 - 18:45

TS10: QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling (2)

Room: Berlin 1

TS10 Chair: Yessica Saez

Assessing the impact of field-measurement on the design of Spectrum Sensing WSN

Jenry Luis (Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru); Cesar A Santivanez (Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Peru)

On the Performance of MIMO-VLC Techniques in Underground Mining Environments

Julian Solis (Universidad de Chile, Chile); Pablo Palacios Játiva, Sr. (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile); Cesar Azurdia (Universidad de Chile, Chile); David Zabala (Universidad Catolica del Maule, Chile); Carlos A. Gutiérrez (Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico); Shaharyar Kamal and Claudio Estevez (Universidad de Chile, Chile)

Data consumption and user experience in video lecture sessions via Mobile Telephony Network

Junia Maisa Oliveira, Marcos Carvalho, Daniel Fernandes Macedo and Jose Nogueira (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)

T11: Selected Topics in Communications (Vehicular Communications and Molecular/Organic Communications)

Room: Berlin 2

TS11 Chair: Stefano Bregni

Distance Estimation Based on Impulse Response Distortion in Diffusive Molecular Communication

Dario Tagliaferri, Marouan Mizmizi, Fardad Vakilipoor and Maurizio Magarini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Prabhat Kumar Upadhyay (Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India); Stefano Bregni (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Targeted Broadcast in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks

Roberto Ventura (United Robotics Group, USA); William Bjorndahl (Southern Methodist University, USA); Gustavo Vejarano (Loyola Marymount University, USA)

Enhancing Vehicular Cooperative Downloading with Continuous Seeding through Deep Reinforcement Learning

Michael Niebisch (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany); Daniel Pfaller (AUDI AG, Germany); Anatoli Djanatliev (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)

Trust Verification in Connected Vehicles Using Unsupervised Variational Autoencoder

Ramzi Boutahala (Universite de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France); Hacene Fouchal (Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France); Marwane Ayaida (Université Polytechnique Hauts de France, France & Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France); Shiwen Mao (Auburn University, USA)

Achievable Rate Analysis in Diffusive Molecular Communication Channels with Memory

Fardad Vakilipoor, Luca Barletta, Stefano Bregni and Maurizio Magarini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)



Friday, November 17, 11:00 - 12:30

TS12: Selected Topics In Communications (Smart grids and Blockchain)

Room: Amsterdam

TS12 Chair: José Marcos Nogueira

Breaking Chains, Empowering IoT: A Comparative Study of Holochain and Blockchain

Pramitha Fernando and An Braeken (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium); Madhusanka Liyanage (University College Dublin, Ireland)

Utilization of a Blockchain-based Reputation Management System for Energy Trading in Smart Grid 2.0

Charithri Yapa (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka); Chamitha De Alwis (University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Uditha L. Wijewardhana (University of Sri Jayewardenepura & Faculty of Engineering, Sri Lanka); Madhusanka Liyanage (University College Dublin, Ireland)"

Pub/sub Dissemination on the XRP Ledger

Flaviene Scheidt de Cristo (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Lucian A Trestioreanu (University of Luxembourg & Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SNT), Luxembourg); Wazen M. Shbair (VNX, Luxembourg); Radu State (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

Dynamic Protection Scheme in a Digital Environment of Electrical Systems

Germán D Rueda, Johan S Castro and Oscar A Tobar (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia); John E. Candelo-Becerra (Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Sede Medellin, Colombia); Germán D. Zapata-Madrigal (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia); Rodolfo García (Codensa S.A. E.S.P. (Enel Group), Colombia)

GOOSEAttacker: Synthetic Attack Generation Tool for IEC61850

Omar Roa (University of Antioquia, Colombia); Juan Felipe Botero and Sergio Armando Gutierrez (Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia); Oscar A Tobar (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia)

TS13: Communication Theory and Signal Processing

Room: Berlin 2

TS13 Chair: Jalel Ben Othman

Simple Peak Interference Cancellation (SPIC): Interference Cancellation Prior to Packet Decoding in LoRa Networks

Jumana Bukhari (Florida State University & Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, USA); Zhenghao Zhang (Florida State University, USA)

A Comparison of Denoising Techniques with Signals Affected by non-Gaussian Noise and Sample Entropy as an Indicator of Performance

Carlos Boya (Instituto Superior Técnico Especializado (ITSE), Panama); Omar Rivera-Caballero (Grupo de Investigación En Ingeniería y Nuevas Tecnologías Aplicadas (GRINTEC), Panama)

Deep Learning Neural Receiver for Organic Communication Channels

Aaron Roopnarine and Sean Rocke (The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago)

Time-Shift Coding for Uncoordinated MACs

Peihong Yuan (MIT, USA); Ken R. Duffy (Northeastern University, USA); Muriel Médard (MIT, USA)