15th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks, Telecom ParisTech, Paris, France, 15th - 19th May, 2017

Invited Speakers

Giovanna Carofiglio, CISCO Paris (France)

Eduard Jorswieck, TU Dresden (Germany)

Monotonic and Sequential Fractional Programming for Performance Optimization in Interference Networks


Resource allocation in interference networks is a timeless and important challenge. In future generations of mobile networks, heterogeneous and conflicting performance criteria are introduced leading to multi-objective programming problems. When efficiency is optimized often fractional programming - a well established technique - can be applied. However, in interference networks, the fractional objective functions are in general not suitable for fractional programming. In this invited talk, the combination of fractional programming with monotonic optimization (to achieve global optimality with high complexity) and with sequential convex programming (to achieve local optimality with lower complexity) are proposed. Their applications are illustrated with distributed and centralized power control in 5G and beyond.


Eduard Axel Jorswieck is Professor for Communications Theory at TU Dresden, Germany. His main research interests are in the area of signal processing for communications and networks, applied information theory, and communications theory. He is PI in the excellence cluster cfAED, the CRC HAEC and founding member of the 5G Lab Germany. He serves as Editor-in-Chief for the EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, and on the editorial boards of IEEE TIFS and IEEE TWC. He received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award.

Samson Lasaulce, Paris-Saclay University / CNRS (France)

Angela Zhang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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