ilker demirkol

Ramon y Cajal Research Professor
Department of Telematics Eng.
Univ. Politècnica de Catalunya

Wireless Networking Group


Contact

c/ Jordi Girona 1-3, Modul C3
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain, 08034
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ilker.demirkol (at) entel.upc.edu

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Conference Papers
  1. Improved Handover Signaling for 5G Networks, A. Jain, E. Lopez-Aguilera, I. Demirkol, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 5G Cell-Less Nets Workshop 2018, Bologna, Italy, Sept. 2018.
  2. Channel Model of Molecular Communication via Diffusion in a Vessel-like Environment Considering a Partially Covering Receiver, M. Turan, S. Kuran, H. B. Yilmaz, I. Demirkol, T. Tugcu, IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom) , Batumi, Georgia, June 2018.
  3. Software-based Implementation of LTE/Wi-Fi Aggregation and Its Impact on Higher Layer Protocols, D. Ibarra, N. Desai, I. Demirkol, IEEE International Conf. on Communications (ICC) 2018, Kansas City, MO, USA, May 2018.
  4. Softwarized LTE Self-Backhauling Solution and Its Evaluation, J. Gamboa, I. Demirkol, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2018, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2018.
  5. Joint Access-Backhaul Perspective on Mobility Management in 5G Networks, R. I. Rony, A. Jain, E. Lopez-Aguilera, E. Garcia-Villegas, I. Demirkol, European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC) 2016, Athens, Greece, June 2016.
  6. Mobility Management as a Service for 5G Networks, A. Jain, E. Lopez-Aguilera, I. Demirkol, 14th Intr. Symp. on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS) 2017, Bologna, Italy, Aug. 2017. [arXiv]
  7. 5G Transport Network Blueprint and Dimensioning for a Dense Urban Scenario, I. Demirkol, D. Camps-Mur, J. Bartelt, J. Zou, EuCNC 2017, Oulu, Finland, June 2017.
  8. Addressing the eduroam inter-domain mobility problem through virtual APs, S. Surroca, I. Demirkol, D. Camps, The 13th Intr. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (IWCMC) 2017, Valencia, Spain, June 2017.
  9. The Impact of Critical Node Elimination on the Latency of Wireless Sensor Networks, B. O. Kahjogh, I. Demirkol, D. Careglio, J. Domingo-Pascual , The 9th Intr. Conf. on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN) 2017, Milan, Italy, July 2017.
  10. Joint Optimization of Path Selection and Link Scheduling for Millimeter Wave Transport Networks, D. Huerfano, I. Demirkol, P. Legg, ICC 2017, FlexNets Workshop, Paris, France, May 2017.
  11. On the Benefits of Wireless SDN in Networks of Constrained Edge Devices, A. Betzler, F. Quer, D. Camps, I. Demirkol, E. Garcia-Villegas, European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC) 2016, Athens, Greece, June 2016.
  12. Virtual APs (vAPs) for eduroam, D. Camps, I. Demirkol, R. Tuminauskas, Z. Oltuszyk, TERENA Networking Conferences, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2016. [URL]
  13. 5G Infrastructures Supporting End-User and Operational Services: The 5G-XHaul Architectural Perspective, A. Tzanakaki et al., IEEE ICC 2016, Workshop on 5G Architecture, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2016. [DOI]
  14. Multi-Beam Zooming: An Enabler for Energy Efficient 5G Network, K. Molluru, I. Demirkol, W. Yo, Accepted to IEEE WCNC 2016, Doha, Qatar, Apr. 2016.
  15. Stateless Routing based Cross Layer Approach for Interference-Resilient, Low-Delay Networking, G. Sierra, I. Demirkol, A. Calveras, C. Gomez, E. Garcia, Accepted to International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN) 2016 - Dependability Competition, Graz, Austria, Feb. 2016.
  16. Towards Energy-Autonomous Wake-up Receiver using Visible Light Communication, J. S. Ramos, I. Demirkol, J. Paradells, D. Vossing, K. Gad and M. Kasemann, 13th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (IEEE CCNC'16), Las Vegas, USA, Jan. 2016. [DOI]
  17. Large-Scale Performance Evaluation of the IETF Internet of Things Protocol Suite for Smart City Solutions, J. Isern, A. Betzler, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, J. Paradells, In Proceedings of the 12th ACM Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, & Ubiquitous Networks (PE-WASUN '15), November 2015, Cancun, Mexico.
  18. Evaluation of Advanced Congestion Control Mechanisms for Unreliable CoAP Communications, A. Betzler, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, J. Paradells, In Proceedings of the 12th ACM Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, & Ubiquitous Networks (PE-WASUN '15), November 2015, Cancun, Mexico.
  19. MH-REACH-Mote: Supporting Multi-hop Passive Radio Wake-up for Wireless Sensor Network, L. Chen, J. Warner, W. Heinzelman, I. Demirkol, IEEE ICC, 2015.
  20. A Novel Wake-up Communication System using Solar Panel and Visible Light Communication, C. Carrascal, I. Demirkol, Josep Paradells, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2014.

  21. Infrastructureless smart cities. Use cases and performance, J. Paradells, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, J. Oller, M. Catalan International Conf. on Smart Communications in Network Technologies (SaCoNeT)'14, Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain, 18-20 June 2014. [DOI]

  22. How Does Noise Impact Speech-based Emotion Classification? N. Yang, I. Demirkol, J. Yuan, W. Heinzelman, Y. Zhou, M. Sturge-Apple, Designing Speech and Language Interactions Workshop in ACM CHI Conf. on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada, Apr. 2014.

  23. Congestion Control in Reliable CoAP Communication, A. Betzler, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, J. Paradells, The 16th ACM International Conf. on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, ACM MSWIM'13, Barcelona, Spain, 3-8 Nov. 2013. [DOI]

  24. Wake-up Radio as an Energy-Efficient Alternative to Conventional Wireless Sensor Network MAC Protocols, J. Oller, I. Demirkol, J. Casademont, J. Paradells, U. Gamm, L. Reindl, The 16th ACM International Conf. on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, ACM MSWIM'13, Barcelona, Spain, 3-8 Nov. 2013. [DOI]

  25. Range Extension of Passive Wake-up Radio Systems through Energy Harvesting, L. Chen, S. Cool, H. Ba, W. Heinzelman, I. Demirkol, U. Muncuk, K. Chowdhury and S. Basagni, IEEE International Conf. on Communications, IEEE ICC'13 (Best Paper Award in Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Symposium), Budapest, Hungary, 9-13 June 2013 [DOI]

  26. Energy Efficient Wireless Networking of Sensor Nodes, I. Demirkol, J. Paradells, J. Oller, J. Casademont, A. Calveras, M. Catalan, Sensor 2013 (invited paper), Nuremberg, Germany, 14-16 May 2013

  27. Speech-based emotion classification using multiclass svm with hybrid kernel and thresholding fusion, N. Yang, R. Muraleedharan, J. Kohl, I. Demirkol, W. Heinzelman, M. Sturge-Apple, Accepted to the 4th IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT), IEEE SLT'12, Miami, FL, 2-5 Dec. 2012

  28. Time-Knocking: A Novel Addressing Mechanism for Wake-up Receivers, J. Oller, I. Demirkol, J. Casademont, J. Paradells, W. Heinzelman, Accepted to the 8th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, IEEE WiMob'12,pp. 268-275, Barcelona, Spain, 08-10 Oct. 2012. [DOI]

  29. Cross-layer Energy Optimization Under Image Quality Constraints for Wireless Image Transmissions, Na Yang, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, 8th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC'12, pp.1000-1005, 27-31 Aug. 2012, Cyprus. [DOI]

  30. BaNa: A Hybrid Approach for Noise Resilient Pitch Detection, H. Ba, N. Yang, I. Demirkol, W. Heinzelman, IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop, SSP'12, pp. 369 - 372, Ann Arbor, USA, 05-08 Aug. 2012. [DOI]

  31. Should We Use the Default Protocol Settings for Networks of Constrained Devices?, A. Betzler, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, Josep Paradells, 10th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt'12) - The 8th International Workshop on Wireless Network Measurements, WinMee'12, pp. 305 - 310, Paderborn, Germany, 14-18 May 2012. [URL]

  32. Token-MAC: A Fair MAC Protocol for Passive RFID Systems, Li Chen, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, IEEE GLOBECOM 2011, Dec. 2011. [DOI]

  33. Motion Sensor and Camera Placement Design for In-home Wireless Video Monitoring Systems, Na Yang, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, IEEE GLOBECOM 2011, Dec. 2011. [DOI]

  34. Exploring the benefits of symbiotic routing, Bora Karaoglu, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, WiMAN 2011, July 2011. [DOI]

  35. ATMA: Advertisement-Based TDMA Protocol for Bursty Traffic in Wireless Sensor Networks, Surjya Ray, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, pp. 1-5, Dec. 2010. [DOI]

  36. Energy-Efficient Duty Cycle Assignment for Receiver-Based Convergecast in Wireless Sensor Networks, Yuqun Zhang, Chen-Hsiang Feng, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, pp. 1-5, Dec. 2010. [DOI]

  37. Feasibility and Benefits of Passive RFID Wake-Up Radios for Wireless Sensor Networks, He Ba, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, pp. 1-5. [DOI]

  38. ADV-MAC: Advertisement-based MAC Protocol for wireless sensor networks, Surjya Ray, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, MobiQuitous '09, pp. 1-2, July 2009. [DOI]

  39. UPS: Unified Protocol Stack for wireless sensor networks, Chen-Hsiang Feng, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, 6th Annual International Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Networking & Services, MobiQuitous '09., pp. 1-2, July 2009. [DOI]

  40. ADV-MAC: Advertisement-Based MAC Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks, Surjya Ray, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, MSN '09, pp. 265-272, Dec. 2009. [DOI]

  41. Effect of sleep schedule and frame rate on the capabilities of Video Sensor Networks, Atay Ozgovde, Ilker Demirkol and Cem Ersoy, ISWPC 2008, pp. 156-159, May 2008. [DOI]

  42. Exploring the Effect of the Network Parameters of Video Sensor Networks,Yunus Durmus, Atay Ozgovde, Ilker Demirkol and Cem Ersoy, The 8th International Symposium on Computer Networks, ISCN'08, pp. 188-192, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2008.

  43. Test-bed Studies for Query-based Wireless Sensor Networks, I. Demirkol, K. Basol, O. B. Orhan and S. Sevinc, The 6th Academic Informatics Conference, Denizli, Turkey, Feb. 2006.

  44. Evaluation of Cluster-based Cross Layer Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks, Ilker Demirkol, Accepted to IEEE INFOCOM 2006 Student Workshop , 2006.

  45. Location area planning in cellular networks using simulated annealing, Ilker Demirkol, Cem Ersoy, Mehmet U. Caglayan and Hakan Delic, IEEE INFOCOM, vol. 1, pp. 13-20, Apr. 2001. [DOI]


Book Chapters
  1. Sleeping Techniques for Reducing Energy Dissipation, R. Muraleedharan, H. Ba, S. Ray, O. Yang, I. Demirkol and W. Heinzelman, The Art of Wireless Sensor Networks,1st ed., Springer, pp. 163-200, 2014. [DOI]
  2. Passive RFID-based Wake-up Radios for Wireless Sensor Networks, He Ba, Jeff Parvin, Luis Soto, Ilker Demirkol, Wendi Heinzelman, Wirelessly Powered Sensor Networks and Computational RFID, 1st ed., J. R. Smith Ed., Springer, 2013. [DOI]


Journal Papers
  1. 5G Transport Network Requirements for the Next Generation Fronthaul Interface, J. Bartelt et al., EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, pp. 89, May 2017. [DOI]

  2. Wireless-Optical Network Convergence: Enabling the 5G Architecture to Support Operational and End-User Services, A. Tzanakaki et al., IEEE Communications Magazine (accepted), Feb. 2017.

  3. Enhanced Multiclass SVM with Thresholding Fusion for Speech-based Emotion Classification, N. Yang, J. Yuan, Y. Zhou, I. Demirkol, Z. Duan, W. Heinzelman, M. Sturge-Apple, International Journal of Speech Technology, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 27–41, Mar. 2017. [DOI]

  4. Experimental evaluation of congestion control for CoAP communications without end-to-end reliability, A. Betzler, J. Isern, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, and J. Paradells, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 52, pp. 183-194, Dec. 2016. [DOI]

  5. CoAP Congestion Control for the Internet of Things, A. Betzler, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, and J. Paradells, IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 54, no. 7, pp. 154-160, July 2016. [DOI]

  6. Has Time Come to Switch from Duty-Cycled MAC Protocols to Wake-up Radio for Wireless Sensor Networks?, J. Oller, I. Demirkol, J. Casademont, J. Paradells, U. Gamm, L. Reindl, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 674-687, April 2016. [DOI]

  7. On-Demand Sensor NodeWake-Up Using Solar Panels and Visible Light Communication, C. Carrascal, I. Demirkol, Josep Paradells, Sensors, vol. 16, no. 3, Mar. 2016. [DOI]

  8. REACH2-Mote: A Range Extending Passive Wake-up Wireless Sensor, L. Chen, J. Warner, P. L. Yung, D. Zhou, W. Heinzelman, I. Demirkol, U. Muncuk, K. Chowdhury, S. Basagni, ACM Tr. on Sensor Networks, vol. 11, issue 4, December 2015. [DOI]

  9. CoCoA+: An Advanced Congestion Control Mechanism for CoAP, A. Betzler, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, and J. Paradells, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 33, pp. 126-139, Oct. 2015. [DOI]

  10. BaNa: A Noise Resilient Fundamental Frequency Detection Algorithm for Speech and Music, N. Yang, H. Ba, W. Cai, I. Demirkol, and W. Heinzelman, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, vol.22, no.12, pp.1833-1848, Dec. 2014. [DOI]

  11. IEEE 802.11-enabled Wake-up Radio System: Design and Performance Evaluation, J. Oller, E. Garcia, E. Lopez, I. Demirkol, J. Casademont, J. Paradells, U. Gamm, L. Reindl, IET Electronics Letters, vol. 50, no. 20, pp. 1484-1486, Sept. 2014. [DOI]

  12. A Holistic Approach to ZigBee Performance Enhancement for Home Automation Networks, A. Betzler, C. Gomez, I. Demirkol, and J. Paradells, Sensors, 14(8), pp. 14932-14970, Aug. 2014. [DOI]

  13. Token-MAC: A Fair MAC Protocol for Passive RFID Systems, Li Chen, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol.13, no.6, pp. 1352-1365, June 2014. [DOI]

  14. Performance Evaluation and Comparative Analysis of SubCarrier Modulation Wake-up Radio Systems for Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks, J. Oller, I. Demirkol, J. Casademont, J. Paradells, U. Gamm, L. Reindl, Sensors, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 22-51, Jan. 2014. [DOI]

  15. Design, Development and Performance Evaluation of a Low-Cost, Low-Power Wake-Up Radio System for Wireless Sensor Networks, J. Oller, I. Demirkol, J. Casademont, J. Paradells, ACM Transaction on Sensor Networks, 10(1), pp. 11:1-11:24, Nov. 2013. [DOI]

  16. Passive Wake-up Radios: From Devices To Applications, He Ba, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, Ad Hoc Networks, 11(8), pp. 2605–2621, Nov. 2013. [DOI]

  17. Supporting bursty traffic in wireless sensor networks through a distributed advertisement-based TDMA protocol (ATMA), Surjya Ray, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, Ad Hoc Networks, 11(3), pp. 959–974, May 2013. [DOI]

  18. UPS: Universal Protocol Stack for emerging wireless networks, Chen-Hsiang Feng, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, Ad Hoc Networks, 11(2), pp. 687–700, Mar. 2013. [DOI]

  19. Improving Packet Delivery Performance of Publish/Subscribe Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks, Ernesto García Davis, Anna Calveras, Ilker Demirkol, Sensors, 13(1), pp. 648-680, Jan. 2013. [DOI]

  20. Stateless Multicast Protocol for Ad-Hoc Networks, Chen-Hsiang Feng, Yuqun Zhang, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol.11, no.2, pp.240-253, Feb. 2012. [DOI]

  21. Modeling the Maximum Throughput of Bluetooth Low Energy in an Error-prone Link, Carles Gomez, Ilker Demirkol and Josep Paradells, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 1187-1189, Nov. 2011. [DOI]

  22. ADV-MAC: Analysis and optimization of energy efficiency through data advertisements for wireless sensor networks, Surjya Ray, Ilker Demirkol and Wendi Heinzelman, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 876-892, July 2011. [DOI]

  23. Adaptive Sensing and Optimal Power Allocation for Wireless Video Sensors With Sigma-Delta Imager, Malisha Marijan, Ilker Demirkol, Daniel Maricic, Gaurav Sharma and Zeljko Ignjatovic, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 2540-2550, Oct. 2010. [DOI]

  24. Energy and delay optimized contention for wireless sensor networks, Ilker Demirkol and Cem Ersoy, Computer Networks, vol. 53, no. 12, pp. 2106-2119, Aug. 2009. [DOI]

  25. The impact of a realistic packet traffic model on the performance of surveillance wireless sensor networks, Ilker Demirkol, Cem Ersoy, Fatih Alagöz and Hakan Deliç, Computer Networks, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 382-399, Feb. 2009. [DOI]

  26. Wake-up receivers for wireless sensor networks: benefits and challenges, Ilker Demirkol, Cem Ersoy and Ertan Onur, IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 88-96, Aug. 2009. [DOI]

  27. MAC protocols for wireless sensor networks: a survey, Ilker Demirkol, Cem Ersoy and Fatih Alagoz, IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 115-121, Apr. 2006. [DOI]

  28. Wireless sensor networks for intrusion detection: packet traffic modeling, Ilker Demirkol, Fatih Alagoz, Hakan Delic and Cem Ersoy, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 22-24, Jan. 2006. [DOI]

  29. Location area planning and cell-to-switch assignment in cellular networks, Ilker Demirkol, Cem Ersoy, Mehmet U. Caglayan and Hakan Delic, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 880-890, May 2004. [DOI]


Dissertations
Ph.D.
Medium Access Control Layer Performance Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks, Ilker Demirkol. Doctoral Dissertation, Bogazici University, Turkey, June 2008.

M.S.
Location Area Planning and Cell to Switch Assignment in Cellular Networks, Ilker Demirkol. M.S. Thesis, Bogazici University, Turkey, Jan. 2002.