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INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS 

Published/Accepted for publication 

  1. R. Alegre-Godoy and  M. A. Vázquez-Castro. "Network Coding for System-level Throughput Improvement in Satellite Systems", (Special Issue Network Coding) International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, accepted for publication in July 2017.
  2. D. Liebhold, G. Nebe and M. A. Vazquez-Castro, "Network Coding with Flags", Designs, Codes and Cryptography, April 2017. 
  3. S. Gupta, E. V. Belmega and M. A. Vazquez-Castro, "Game theoretical analysis of rate adaptation protocols conciliating QoS and QoE", EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (JWCN), Special Issue on System Level Modeling in Future Wireless Communications. March 2016. 
  4. P. Saxena and M. A. Vazquez-Castro, "Practical design of network coded multicast over satellite", International Journal On Advances in Networks and Services, February 2016.
  5. R. Alegre-Godoy and  M. A. Vázquez-Castro. "Network Coded Multicast over Multi-beam Satellite Systems."Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2015, Article ID 364234, 15 pages, May 2015.
  6. P. Saxena and  M. A. Vázquez-Castro. "DARE: DoF-Aided Random Encoding for Network Coding over Lossy Line Networks." IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 19, No. 8, pp. 1374 - 1377, August 2015.
  7. P. Saxena and  M. A. Vázquez-Castro. "Link Layer Systematic Random Network Coding for DVB-S2X/RCS."  IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 1161 - 1164, July 2015.
  8. M. A. Pimentel-Niño, P. Saxena and  M. A. Vázquez-Castro. “Reliable Adaptive Video Streaming Driven by Perceptual Semantics for Situational Awareness." The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2015, Article ID 394956, 16 pages, April 2015. 
  9. R. Alegre-Godoy, M. A. Vázquez Castro, "Spatial Diversity with Network Coding for ON/OFF Satellite Channels." IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 1612-1615, August 2013.
  10. S. Gupta, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "Physical Layer Network Coding Based on Integer Forcing Precoded Compute and Forward." Future Internet 5, no. 3: 439-459, August 2013.
  11. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, F. Vieira, “DVB-S2 Full Cross-Layer Design for QoS Provision.” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 128-135, January 2012.
  12. Mignone V.,  M. A. Vázquez-Castro, T. Stockhammer, “The Future of Satellite TV in the perspective of a renewed standardization”, INVITED PAPER, Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 99, No. 11, pp. 1905-1921, Nov. 2011.
  13. J. Lei, Z. Han,  M. A. Vázquez-Castro and A. Hjørungnes , “Joint Power Control and Beamforming for Multibeam Satellite Systems with Individual Secrecy Rate Constraints,” IEEE Trans. on Inf. Forensics and Security, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 661-671, Sep. 2011. (DOI: 10.1109/TIFS.2011.2148716).
  14. J. Lei and  M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Multibeam Satellite Frequency/Time Duality Study and Capacity Optimization,” Journal of Communications and Networks, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 472-480, Oct. 2011.
  15. D. Pradas, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “NUM-based fair rate-delay balancing for layered video multicasting over adaptive satellite networks”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, nº 5, vol. 29, May 2011, pp. 969-978. Special issue on “Trading rate for delay at the application and transport layers”.
  16. J.Lei, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, T. Stockhammer, F. Vieira “Link Layer FEC for Quality of Service provision for Mobile Internet Services over DVB-S2”, INVITED PAPER, for International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, Vol.28 nº 3-4, pp.183-207, 2010.
  17. T. de Cola, L. Ronga, T. Pecorella, B. Barsocchi, S. Chessa, E. Ferro, A. Gotta, G. Oligeri, F. Potorti, R. Secchi, A. Sathiaseelan, M. A. Vazquez-Castro, J. A. Del Peral-Rosado, C. Caini, R. Firrincieli, "Communications and networking over satellites: SatNex experimental activities and testbeds", International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, 27, pp. 1-33, Jan 2009.
  18. J.Lei, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, T. Stockhammer, “Link Layer FEC and Cross-layer Architecture for DVB-S2 Transmission with QoS in Railway Scenarios”, IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, Vol. 58, No. 8, Oct. 2009.
  19. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, D. Pradas, “VoIP cross-layer load control for hybrid Satellite-WiMAXnetworks”, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Vol. 15(3), June 2008, pp. 32-39.
  20. Morell, G. Seco, M.A. Vázquez-Castro, “Cross-Layer Design of Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation in DVB-RCS”, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 2(1), March 2008, pp. 62-73
  21. Stefano Cioni, C. Niebla, G. Granados, S. Scalise, A. Vanelli-Coralli, and M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Advanced Fade Countermeasures for DVB-S2 Systems in Railway Scenarios”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Vol. 2007, pp. 15-22  
  22. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, G. Seco, “Cross-layer Packet Scheduler Design of a Multibeam BroadbandSatellite System with Adaptive Coding and Modulation”, IEEE Wireless Transactions, Vol.6 No.1, January 2007, pp. 248-258.
  23. F. Viera, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, G. Seco, “A Tunable-Fairness Cross-layer Scheduler for DVB-S2”, invited paper, accepted for publication in International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, Special Issue on Cross-Layer Protocols for Satellite Communication Networks. Vol. 24, No 5, 2006 pp. 437 - 450
  24. R. Rinaldo, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, A. Morello, “DVB-S2 ACM modes or IP and MPEG unicast applications”, International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, Vol 22(3), May-June 2004, pp. 367-399.
  25. P. Loreti, M. Luglio, R. Kapoor, J. Stepanek, M. Gerla, F. Vatalaro, M. A. Vazquez-Castro, “Mobile internet access using satellite networks”, International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, Vol. 22(6) , Nov-Dec 2004, pp. 587 – 610
  26. F. Perez-Fontan, M.A. Vazquez-Castro, C. Enjamio, P. Mariño, J. Pita, “Approximate urban area call drop-out probability estimation in mobile multi-satellite systems”, International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, Vol. 22(6) , Mar-Apr 2003, pp. 183 – 197
  27. M.A. Vázquez-Castro, D. Belay-Zeleke, A. Curieses-Guerrero, “Availability of systems based onsatellites with spatial diversity and HAPS”, IEE Electronic Letters, Vol. 38 No 6, March 2002, pp. 286-288
  28. M.A. Vázquez-Castro, Fernando Pérez-Fontán, “LMS Markov model and its use for power controlerror impact analysis on CDMA system capacity”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 20, Nº 6, August 2002
  29. M.A. Vázquez-Castro, F. Perez-Fontan and S. R. Saunders, “Shadowing correlation assessment andmodeling for satellite diversity in urban environments”, International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, March/April 2002, . 151-166
  30. M.A. Vázquez-Castro, F. Pérez-Fontán, B. Arbesser-Rastburg, “Channel modeling for satellite andHAPS systems design”, International Journal on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Special issue: Advances in 3G Wireless Networks, May 2002, pp. 285-300
  31. F. Pérez-Fontán”, M.A. Vazquez-Castro; Cabado, C.E.; Garcia, J.P.; Kubista, E., Statistical Modelling of the LMS Channel, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol.50, No 6, Nov 2001, pp. 1549-1567 
  32. M.A. Vázquez-Castro, F.Perez-Fontan, H.Iglesias-Salgueiro and M.A.Barcia-Fernandez, “A simple 3-segment model for shadowing cross-correlation in multi-satellite systems in street canyons”, Microwave and optical technology letters, Vol. 28, No 3, Feb. 2001, pp. 160-164
  33. Erwin Kubista, F.Perez-Fontan, M.A. Vázquez-Castro, S.Buonomo, B.Arbesser and J.Baptista, “Ka-Band propagation measurements and statistics for land mobile satellite applications”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 49, No 3, May 2000, pp. 973-983
  34. Lyhyaoui, M. Martínez, I. Mora, M.A. Vázquez-Castro, JL Sancho, A. Filgueiras-Vidal, “Sample Selection Via Clustering to Construct Support Vector-like Classifiers”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Vol. 10, No 6, Nov. 1999, pp. 1474-1481
  35. M.A.Vázquez-Castro, F.P.Fontan, A.A. Villamarin, S. Buonomo, B. Arbesser and J.Baptista, “L-Bandland mobile satellite (LMS) amplitude and multipath phase modelling in urban areas”, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 3, No 1, Jan. 1999, pp. 12-14
  36. Erwin Kubista, F.Perez-Fontan, M.A. Vázquez-Castro, S. Buonomo, B.Arbesser Rastburg and J.P.V.Baptista, “Land mobile satellite Ka Band shadowing statistics in built-up Areas”, Microwave and optical technology letters. Dec. 1998, pp. 381-384.
  37. F.Perez-Fontan, M.A. Vázquez-Castro, S.Buonomo, P.Baptista and B.Arbesser-Rastburg, “S-Band LMS propagation channel behavior for different environments, degrees of shadowing and elevation angles”, IEEE Transaction on Broadcasting, Vol-44, No. 1, March 98, pp. 40-76. 
  38. F.Perez-Fontan, M.A. Vázquez-Castro, E.Kubista, A.Paraboni, B.Arbesser-Rastburg and J.P.V.P.Baptista, “A methodology for the characterisation of environmental effects on global navigation system (GNSS) propagation”, International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, Vol. 16, 1998,p. 1-22,
  39. F.P.Fontan, M.A. Vázquez-Castro, J. Kunisch, J.Pamp, E.Zollinger, S.Buonomo and P.Baptista, “A versatile framework for a narrow- and wide-band Statistical propagation model for the LMS channel”, IEEE Transaction on Broadcasting Vol. 43, No. 4, Dec. 1997, pp 431-458
  40. F.Fontan, J.P.González, M.J.S.Ferreiro, M.A. Vázquez-Castro, S.Buonomo and J.P.V.P.Baptista, “Complex envelope three-state markov model based simulator for the narrow-band LMS channel”, International  Journal  of  Satellite  Communications  and  Networking, Vol 15, No. 1, Jan-Feb. 1997, pp. 1-15
  41. F.Perez-Fontan, M.A. Vázquez-Castro and J.P.V.Poiares Baptista, “A simple numerical propagation model for non-urban mobile applications”, IEE Electronic Letters, Vol. 31, No. 25, Dec. 1995, pp. 2212-2213.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Published/Accepted for publication

  1. T. Do duy and M. A. Vazquez-Castro, "Design of Virtualization Network Coding Functionality for Reliability Control of Communication Services over Satellite", IEEE ICC, Paris 2017.
  2. M. A. Vázquez-Castro and M. Hayashi, "Information-theoretic Physical Layer Security for Satellite Channels", IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2017. 
  3. T. Do Duy and M. A. Vázquez-Castro"Network Coding function virtualization", IEEE Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), July 2016. INVITED PAPER.
  4. T. Do Duy and M. A. Vázquez-Castro"Efficient communication over cellular networks with network coding in emergency scenarios", IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management (ICT-DM), Dec. 2015.
  5. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "A Geometric Approach to Dynamic Network Coding". Information Theory Workshop, Jeju, Korea. Oct. 2015.
  6. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "Subspace coding over Fq-linear erasure satellite channels". 12th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, August 2015. INVITED PAPER.
  7. M. A. Vázquez-Castro and P. Saxena, "Network Coding over Satellite: From Theory to Design and Performance", Volume 154 of the series Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering pp 315-327. Sept. 2015. INVITED PAPER.
  8. P. Saxena and M. A. Vázquez-Castro"Network coded multicast and multi-unicast over satellite" , 7th international Conference on Advances in Satellite and Space Communications (SPACOMM), Barcelona, Spain. April 2015.
  9. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "Arithmetic Geometry of Compute and Forward", Information Theory Workshop, Hobart, Tasmania. Nov. 2014.
  10. M. A Pimentel-Niño, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, and I. Hernáez-Corres, "Perceptual Semantics for Video in Situation Awareness", ICSNC, Nice, France. Oct. 2014.
  11. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, Frederique Oggier, "Lattice Network Coding over Euclidean Domains", European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO). Lisbon, Portugal. Sept. 2014.
  12. S. Gupta, E.V. Belmega, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "Game theoretical Analysis of Tradeoff between QoE and QoS over Satellite Channels". Accepted in 7th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference (ASMS) and 13th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (SPSC). Livorno, Italy, September 2014.
  13. M. A. Vázquez-Castro"Graph Model and Network Coding Gain of Multibeam Satellite Communications", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2013). Budapest (Hungary). June 2013.
  14. P. Saxena, M. A. Vázquez-Castro"Network coding advantage over MDS codes for multimedia transmission via erasure satellite channels", The 5th International Conference on Personal Satellite Services (PSATS 2013), Tolouse (France), June 2013.
  15. S. Gupta, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "Location-adaptive network-coded video transmission for improved Quality-of-Experience" accepted in 31st AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC), Florence, (2013).
  16. M. A. Pimentel-Niño, P. Saxena and  M. A. Vázquez-Castro. “QoE Driven Adaptive Video with Overlapping Network Coding for Best Effort Erasure Satellite Links”. Accepted in 31st AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC),  Florence, (2013).
  17. S. Gupta, M. A Pimentel-Niño, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "Joint network coded-cross layer optimized video streaming over relay satellite channel", Accepted in 3rd International Conference on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (MIC-WCMC), Valencia, June 2013.
  18. P. Saxena, M. A. Vázquez-Castro"Interference-free regions with Han-Kobayashi Scheme for M-QAM and Scalar channels", The 8th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob 2012). Barcelona (Spain), October 2012.
  19. S. Gupta, M. A. Vázquez-Castro,"Physical-layer network coding based on integer-forcing precoded compute and forward," Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), 2012 IEEE 8th International Conference on , vol., no., pp.600,605, 8-10 Oct. 2012
  20. M. A. Pimentel-Niño, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, and H. Skinnemoen, "Optimized ASMIRA – Advanced QoE Video Streaming for Mobile Satellite Communications Systems", 30th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference, Canada, September 2012.
  21. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, N. Alagha, "Multi-link reception multibeam satellite system model", 6th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference (ASMS) and 12th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (SPSC), 2012
  22. R. Alegre, N. Alagha, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Offered Capacity Optimization Mechanisms for Multi-beam Satellite Systems”, In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2012, (Otawa, Canada), June 2012.
  23. R. Alegre, N. Alagha, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Heuristic Algorithms for Flexible Resource Allocation in Beam Hopping Multi-Beam Satellite Systems”, 29th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference, Japan, 2011
  24. R. Alegre, N. Alagha, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Multicasting Optimization Methods for Multi-Beam Satellite Systems Using Network Coding”, 29th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference, Japan, 2011
  25. M. A. Pimentel-Niño, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Cross Layer Content Delivery Optimization For Holistic Network Design In Disaster Preparedness And Recovery Scenarios”, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, ICME 2011. Barcelona, Spain. July 2011.
  26. J. Lei, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Interference Management versus Interference Cancellation: SATCOM case”. PSATS 2011, Malaga, Spain, Feb. 2011. BEST PAPER AWARD
  27. Ricard Alegre-GodoyM. A. Vázquez-CastroJ. Lei, “Unified Multibeam Satellite System Model for Payload Performance Analysis”. PSATS 2011, Malaga, Spain, Feb. 2011.
  28. X. Alberti, J. M. Cebrian, A. Del Bianco, Z. Katona, J. Lei, M. A. Vázquez- Castro, A. Zanus, L. Gilbert, N. Alagha, ”System Capacity Optimization in Time and Frequency for Multibeam Multi-media Satellite Systems,” in Proc. 5th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference and the 11th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (ASMS/SPSC) 2010, Cagliari, Italy, Sep. 2010.
  29. Jiang Lei, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Joint Power and Carrier Allocation for the Multibeam Satellite Downlink with Individual SINR Constraints”, In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2010, (Cape Town, South Africa), IEEE, May 2010.
  30. Jiang Lei, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Frequency and Time-Space Duality Study for Multibeam Satellite Communications”, In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2010, (Cape Town, South Africa), IEEE, May 2010.
  31. S. Vassaki, A. Panagopoulos, P. Constantinou, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Market-Based Bandwidth Allocation for Broadband Satellite Communication Networks”, In Proc. International Conference on Advances in Satellite and Space Communications. SPACOMM 2010, (Athens, Greece), June 2010.
  32. J.-C. Belfiore, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Mitigating Interference through Space-Time Codes, Lattice Reduction and Network Coding”, In Proc. for IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 2010, (Cairo, Egypt), IEEE, January 2010.
  33. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, Z. Han. A. Hjørungnes, N. Marina, “Rate allocation for satellite systems withcorrelated channels based on a Stackleberg game”, Proc. of International Conference on Game Theory for Networks, GameNets 2009, (Istanbul, Turkey), IEEE, May 2009
  34. David Pradas, Paolo Barsocchi, Lei Jiang, Francesco Potortì, and M. A. Vázquez-Castro. "Satellite PHY-layer Selector Design for Video Applications in Tropical Areas", In Proc. International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications (IWSSC, (Siena, Italy), Sept. 2009.
  35. José Radzik, Oriol Vidal, David Pradas, Michel Bousquet and M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "Cross-layer optimization of hybrid satellite network over the Amazonian region", In Proc. International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications (IWSSC), (Siena, Italy), Sept. 2009.
  36. Amine Bouabdallah, David Pradas, Jérôme Lacan, M. A. Vázquez-Castro and Michel Bousquet. "Cross-layer Optimization of Unequal Protected Layered Video over Hierarchical Modulation", (Hawaii, US), IEEE Globecom, 2009.
  37. David Pradas and M. A. Vázquez-Castro. "Cross-layer Rate Allocation of Multicast Transmission over Hybrid DVB-SH", International Workshop on Cross-layer Design (IWCLD), Mallorca, Spain, June 2009.
  38. José Radzik, Oriol Vidal, David Pradas, Michel Bousquet and M. A. Vázquez-Castro. "Performance of Hybrid Satellite-WiMAX Networks based on DVB-RCS satellite systems for rural and remote areas", International  Communications  Satellite  Systems  Conference  (AIAA-ICSSC), Edinburgh, UK, June 2009.
  39. David Pradas Fernandez and M.A. Vazquez Castro, "Multicast Transmission Optimization over Hybrid DVB-SH Systems", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)- Spring, Barcelona, April 2009.
  40. David Pradas, Paolo Barsocchi, Lei Jiang, Francesco Potortì and M. A. Vázquez-Castro. "Cost-efficient design of hybrid network for video transmission in tropical areas", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) - Spring, Barcelona, April 2009.
  41. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, Z. Han, A. Hjørungnes, N. Marina, “Rate Allocation for Satellite Systems withCorrelated Channels Based on a Stackelberg Game”, International Confernce on Game Theory for Networks, Istambul 2009.
  42. F. Vieira, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, Jiang Lei, “Datacast Transmission Architecture for DVB-S2 Systems in Railway Scenarios”, 10th International Workshop on Signal Processing for Space Communications, Rhodes, October 2008.
  43. Jiang Lei, T. Stockhammer, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, F. Vieira, “Application of Link Layer FEC to DVB-S2 for Railway Scenarios”, 10th International Workshop on Signal Processing for Space Communications, Rhodes, October 2008.
  44. J.E. Barceló, G. Giambene, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Cross-Layer Optimization of TCP Throughput for DVB-S2 Links”, IEEE International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications, Toulouse 2008.
  45. E. Del Re, G. Gorni, L. Simone Ronga, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “A Game Theory Approach for DVB-RCS Resource Allocation”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Singapore 2008
  46. S. Bracciali, R. Fantacci, T. Pecorella, L. Chisci, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Proactive vs. Reactive DVB-RCS Terminal Using ACM Techniques”, IEEE International Communications Conference, Beijing 2008
  47. Antoni Morell, G. Seco-Granados, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Computationally Efficient Cross-Layer Algorithm for Fair Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation”. ICCCN 2007, pp. 13-18
  48. Cioni, S. Vanelli-Coralli, A. Corazza, G.E. Vicario, J.L. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “SIMO Diversity with Antenna Selection for DVB-S2/RCS in LMS Scenarios”, IEEE International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications, Salzburg, 2007
  49. A. Mayer, B. Collini-Nocker, F. Vieira, J. Lei and M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Analytical and Experimental IP Encapsulation Efficiency Comparison of GSE, MPE, and ULE over DVB-S2”, IEEE International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications, Salzburg, 2007.BEST PAPER AWARD
  50. M. A. Vázquez-CastroDavid Pradas Fernández and Catherine Morlet, “Cross-Layer Rate Control ofVoIP over DVB-S2/RCS”, 6th IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Budapest 2007
  51. Harald Skinnemoen, M. A. Vázquez-Castro and Roberto Aroso, “Brasil: Broadband Rural Access Satellite for Latin America”, Ka Band and Broadband Conference, Torino 2007.
  52. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, D. Pradas Fernández and Sastri Kota, “VoIP Transmission Cross-Layer Designover Satellite-WiMAX Hybrid Network”, Military Communications Conference, Orlando 2007
  53. S. Cioni, C. Parraga Niebla, S. Scalise, G. Seco Granados, A. Vanelli-Coralli, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, G. E Corazza, “Antenna diversity and GSE-based packet level FEC for DVB-S2 Systems in Railway scenarios”, American  Institute  of  Aeronautics  and  Astronautics  Conference, Seoul 2007
  54. Fausto Vieira and M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Dynamic Price-based Resource Allocation Mechanism for ACM Systems”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference, Seoul 2007. EXCELLENT PAPER AWARD.
  55. D. Pradas Fernández, Alban Duverdier, Alessandro Cardoso, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Performance of an Adaptive Multicast System with mobile DVB-S2”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference, Seoul 2007
  56. J.L. Vicario, S. Cioni, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, A. Vanelli-Coralli and G. Seco Granados, “Hybrid Selection/MRC for DVB-S2/RCS in Land Mobile Satellite Scenarios”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference, Seoul 2007.
  57. J.L. Vicario , J. A. López-Salcedo and M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Hybrid Self-Synchronized Cooperative Transmission Diversity in Land Mobile Satellite Scenarios”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference, Seoul 2007
  58. Jiang Lei, G. Seco Granados, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “MPE-FEC vs GSE-FEC Efficiency Comparison of IP Datagram Transmission over DVB-S2”, Proc. ESA Workshop on Signal Processing for Space Communications, 2006
  59. David Pradas Fernández, M. A. Vázquez-Castro and Gonzalo Seco Granados, “Study of the Delay of a DVB-S2 System Depending on the MAC Scheduler”, 15th IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Mykonos 2007.
  60. L. Albiol, J. Alins, J.M. Cebrián, J. Mata, A. Morell, C. Morlet, G. Seco, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, F. Vieira. “IP-friendly cross-layer optimization of DVB-S2/RCS”, in Proc. ESA Workshop on Signal Processing for Space Communications, 2006.
  61. G. Seco, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, A. Morell, F. Vieira, “Algorithm for Fair Bandwidth Allocation with QoS Constraints in DVB-S2/RCS”, IEEE Globecom, 2006.
  62. A. Morell, G. Seco, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Joint Time Slot Optimization and Fair Bandwidth Allocation for DVB-RCS Systems”, IEEE Globecom, 2006.
  63. F. Vieira, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, G. Seco, “Cross-layer Adaptive RED for DVB-S2 Systems”, in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systesms (ISWCS), 2006.
  64. A. Omari, G. Seco, A. Morell, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, A. Lyhyaoui, “Analysis of the Efficiency and Delay of Bandwidth Request Algorithms in DVB-RCS”, in Proc. International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications, Madrid, Spain, 14-16 September 2006.
  65. D. Pradas-Fernández, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, G. Seco, “Study Of The Delay Of A Dvb-S2 System Depending on the Mac Scheduler”, in Proc. IST Mobile & Wireless Communication Summit, Myconos, Greece, 4-8 June 2006.
  66. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, A. Cardoso, Rita Rinaldo, “Encapsulation and framing efficiency in adaptive coding and modulation systems”, Eighth International Workshop on Signal Processing for Space Communications, Catania 24-27 September 2003.
  67. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, F. J. González Serrano, A. Martínez Fernández, G. Mohedano Moya, “Quality of service of VoIP over DVB-RCS”, Sixth Baiona Workshop on Signal Processing in Communication, Baiona, September 8-10, 2003.
  68. F.Perez-Fontán, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Elevation-and Azimuth-Sensitive Markov Model for Urban Blockage Effects in LMS and HAPS Systems”, International Workshop of COST Actions 272 and 280, Satellite Communications. From Fade Mitigation to Service Provision. ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 26-28 May 2003.
  69. F.Perez-Fontán, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, and L.Braten, “A Markov model for urban blockage effects in LMS systems”, ClimDiff’s, Fortaleza, Brasil, 2003.
  70. Sastri Kota, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, D. Belay-Zeleke, A. Sánchez-Esguevillas, “Single code multiple access for the broadband satellite return channel”, In proceedings of the IEEE Globecom, Taipei, Taiwan, November 16-18, 2002.
  71. E. Parrado-Hernández , M. A. Vázquez-Castro, D. Belay-Zeleke, “CDMA satellite capacity dynamics with imperfect power control for simultaneous QoS classes”, In proceedings of the IEEE Globecom, Taiwan, November 16-18, 2002.
  72. F.Perez-Fontan, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, C.Enjamio and J.Pita, “Modeling the building blockage cross- correlation in multi-satellite systems”, In proceedings of 20th International Communications Satellite Systems, Montreal, Canada, May 13-15, 2002.
  73. F.Perez-Fontan, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, C.Enjamio, J.Pita, “Approximate urban area call drop-out probability estimation in mobile multi-satellite systems”, In proceedings of 20th International Communications Satellite Systems, Montreal, Canada, May 13-15, 2002.
  74. F.Pérez-Fontán, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, C.Enjamio, and J.Pita, “Comparison of generative statistical models for the lms channel”, In proceedings of 20th International Communications Satellite Systems, Montreal, Canada, May 13-15, 2002.
  75. Sastri Kota, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, Jim Carlin, “TDMA-and CDMA-based multiple access performance for broadband access satellite return channel”, In proceedings of 20th International Communications Satellite Systems, Montreal, Canada, May 13-15, 2002.
  76. F.Perez-Fontan, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, C.Enjamio-Cabado and J. Pita, “Simplified multi-satellite system availability calculations using street masking functions”, In proceedings of Vehicular Technology Conference, May 6-9 2002, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  77. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, E. Parrado-Hernández, F. Pérez-Fontán, “CDMA satellite capacity dynamics and efficiency with imperfect power control for simultaneous QoS classes and diversity”, In proceedings of Vehicular Technology Conference, May 6-9 2002, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
  78. P. Loreti, M. Luglio, R. Kapoor , J. Stepanek, M. Gerla, F. Vatalaro, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “LEO Satellite Systems Performance with TCP-IP applications”, In proceedings of Military Communications Conference MILCOM, Oct. 2001, Washington, D.C.
  79. Z. Sun, A. Sánchez, H. Cruickshank, B. Carro, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, VoIP real time flows in satllite networks with OBP”, Seventh International Workshop on Digital Signal Processing Techniques for Space Communications, October 2001, Sesimbra, Portugal.
  80. P. Loreti, M. Luglio, R. Kapoor , J. Stepanek, M. Gerla, F. Vatalaro, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Throughput and Delay Performance of Mobile Internet Applications Using LEO Satellite Access”, In proceedings of 3G Infrastructure and Services Conference, July 2001, Athens, Greece
  81. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, F.Perez-Fontán, “DS-CDMA satellite performance analysis with imperfect power control and diversity. Link and system level interface”, In proceedings of 19th International Communications Satellite Systems Conference, April 2001, Toulouse, France.
  82. F.Perez-Fontán, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, C.Enjamio and J.Pita, “Comparison of synthetically generated time-series based on three different statistical models for the LMS channel”, In proceedings of 19th International Communications Satellite Systems Conference, April 2001, Toulouse, France
  83. C. Kyriakakis, M. Protto, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “Immersive Audio Transmission over Satellite”, In proceedings of Fourth European Workshop on Mobile/Personal Satcoms EMPS, Sep. 2000, London.
  84. M. Gerla, M. Luglio, R. Kapoor, J. Stepanek, F. Vatalaro, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, “TCP via Satellite Constellations”, Fourth European Workshop on Mobile/Personal Satcoms EMPS, Sep. 2000, London.
  85. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, C.Tzaras, S.Saunders and F.Perez-Fontan, “Shadowing Correlation for Mobile Satellite Diversity in Urban Areas”, In proceedings of International Antennas and Propagation, ISAP2000, August 2000, Fukoaka, Japan.
  86. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, C.Tzaras, S.Saunders and F.Perez-Fontan,”Shadowing Correlation for Mobile Satellite Diversity”, In proceedings of Antennas and Propagation, AP2000, May 2000, Davos, Switzerland
  87. M. A. Vázquez-Castro and F.Pérez-Fontán, “Power Control and Diversity Effects on DS-CDMA Mobile Satellite Systems over Frequency Selective Channels: Link And System Level Interface”, In proceedings of Vehicular Technology Conference, May 2000, Tokyo, Japan
  88. A.Gallardo-Antolín, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, F.Díaz-de-María, F.Valverde-Albacete and F.Pérez-Fontán, “BER performance assessment of the land mobile GSM channel with application to automatic speech recognition tasks”, In proceedings of 5th Baiona Workshop on Emerging Technologies in Telecommunicactions. Sept. 1999.
  89. F.Pérez Fontán, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, S.Buonomo, P.Baptista and B.Arbesser-Rastburg, “Wide-band statistical modelling of the LMS propagation channel”, In Proceedings of URSI Commission F triennial Open Symposium, Aveiro, September 22-25, 1998.
  90. M. Bentosinos-Rico, M. Vázquez-Castro, A. Seoane-Pampín, F. P. Fontán, G. Bernárdez, “Social and Economical Aspects of Quality Assessment in Electrical Engineering Education”, In proceedings of the EAEEIE Conf, May 1998, Lisbon, Portugal.
  91. F. Pérez Fontán, M. A. Vázquez-Castro y S.Buonomo, “Modelado de la propagación en canales LMS mediante cadenas de Markov”, In proceedings of Avances en Ingeniería Eléctrica, Ingeniería Electrónica e Ingeniería de Telecomunicaciones, ESIME. IPN. Nov. 1996, México City, México.
  92. J.R.Blanco, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, F.P.Fontan and A.Seoane, ”Simulation tool for electrical engineering education and training. Radioelectric propagation”, In proceedings of the EAEEIE Conf., Jun.1996, Oulu, Finland.
  93. M. A. Vázquez-Castro, J.R.Blanco, F.P.Pérez-Fontan and A.Seoane,”PTT-University collaboration: Automation of PMR frequency assignment”, In proceedings of the EAEEIE Conf., 31 May 1995, Bolonia, Italy.
  94. F.P.Pérez-Fontan, A.Seoane, F.Isasi, M. A. Vázquez-Castro and P. Baptista, “An educational approach to land mobile channel modeling”, In proceedings of 24th European Microwave Conference, Sep. 1994, Cannes, France

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PATENTS and INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

1. Title: Cross-layer distributed Fair Bandwidth Request Algorithm and protocol.

2. Title: Method and a device for scheduling and sending data packets from a common sender to a plurality of users sharing a common transmission channel

3. Title: IP with registration number B-0906-08 on contribution to DVB-RCS TR ETSI EN 301 790, LL-FEC for Unicast Traffic over DVB-S2/RCS+M: Architecture and Signalling. 2008

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BOOK CHAPTERS

1.    Book Title: Cost Action 255 Final Report (ESA, 2003), ISBN:92-9092-608-2

  •  Chapter 7.3, Satellite-IMT 2000 Mobile link in Radiowave propagation Modelling for SatCom Services at Ku Band and above F. Pérez-Fontán, M.A.Vázquez-Castro (chapter editors)
  • Chapter 4.6, Shadowing Correlation For Multi-Satellite Diversity in Radiowave propagation Modelling for SatCom Services at Ku Band and above M.A.Vazquez-Castro (chapter editor), C. Tzaras, S. Saunders, F. Perez-Fontan
  • Chapter 4.3. Statistical modeling of the LMS channel F. Pérez-Fontán (chapter editor) M.A.Vázquez-Castro, S. Buonomo, J. Kunish, J. Pamp, E. Zollinger, E. Kubista, J.P.V.P. Baptista, B. Arbesser Rastburg, L.E. Braten, N. Kawai, Y. Louahdi, T. Tjelta,

 2.    Book Title: Digital Satellite Communications (Springer, 2007),ISBN: 978-0-387-25634-4

  • Chapter 9: Multiuser Satellite Communications, M. A. Vázquez-Castro (chapter editor), J. Bitó, J. Ebert, B. Héder, O. Koudelka, P.T. Mathioupoulos, S. Morosi, C. Novák, A. Quddus, G. Seco Granados, A. Vanelli-Coralli
  • Chapter 8: Diversity Techniques and Fade Mitigation, G.K. Karagiannidis (chapter editor), M. Bousquet, C. Caini, S. Cioni, I. Frigyes, P. Horvath, T. Javornik, G. Kandus, M. Luglio, P. Salmi, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, D.A. Zogas
  • Chapter 3. Satellite Channel Impairments, S. Scalise, M. Alvarez Díaz, J. Bito, M. Bousquet, L. Castanet, I. Frigyes, M. Luglio, S. Morosi, M. Neri, M. A. Vázquez-Castro.

3.  Book Title: Resource Management in Satellite Networks. Optimization and Cross-layer Design (Springer, 2007), ISBN: 978-0-387-36897-9

  • Chapter 4, Cross-layer Approaches for Resource Management, M. A. Vázquez-Castro (chapter editor), F. Davoli, E. Ferro, G. Giambene, P. Todorova, F. Vieira
  • Chapter 7, Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation, T. Pecorella, G. Mennuti (chapter editors), N. Celandroni, F. Davoli, E. Ferro, A. Gotta, S. Karapantazis, A. Morell, G. Seco, P. Todorova, M. A. Vázquez-Castro (authors in alphabetical order), chapter in Adaptive Resource Management and Optimization in Satellite Networks, G. Giambene ed., Springer.
  • Chapter 10, Cross-Layer Methods And Standardisation Issues G. Fairhurst, M.A.Vázquez Castro, G. Giambene (chapter editors), G. Seco, A. Vanelli-Coralli, F. Vieira, M. A. Vázquez-Castro

 4. Book Title: Advances in Mobile and Wireless Communications. Views of the 16th IST Mobile and Wireless Communication Summit (Springer, 2008) Series: Lecture Notes Electrical Engineering, Vol. 16 , ISBN: 978-3-540-79040-2

  • Chapter 7, Distributed Cross-Layer Approaches for VoIP Rate Control over DVB-S2/RCS, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, David Pradas, Catherine Morlet.

5. Book Title: Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones para zonas rurales: Aplicación a la atención de salud en países en desarrollo. (CYTED, 2011) ISBN: 978-84-15413-09-7 Link

  • Chapter 10, Las Redes de Comunicación basadas en Satélite, M. A. Vázquez-Castro, M. A. Pimentel-Niño, and R. Alegre-Godoy.

6. Book Title: Cooperative and Cognitive Satellite Systems (Elsevier, 2015). Print Book ISBN :9780127999487. eBook ISBN :9780128001912

  • Chapter 12, “Cognitive Dual Satellite Systems”, S. Gupta,  M. A. Vázquez-Castro and R. Alegre-Godoy.

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CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL STANDARDIZATION BODIES

1) ITU-R, INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS UNION-RADIO

  • RECOMMENDATION ITU-R P.681-5: “Propagation data required for the design of Earth-space land mobile telecommunications systems” WG 4B on Quality of Service aspects for hybrid systems as Spanish Delegate.
  • RECOMMENDATION ITU-R S.1897: "Cross-layer QoS provisioning in IP-based hybrid satellite-terrestrial networks" WG 4B on Quality of Service aspects for hybrid systems as Spanish Delegate.

2) DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) - ETSI-European Telecommunications Standards Institute

  • TR 102 376 V1.1.1 (2005-12), Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB): User guidelines for the second generation system for Broadcasting, Interactive Services, News Gathering and other broadband satellite applications (DVB-S2)
  • TR ETSI EN 301 790 V1.5.1 (2009-05), Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB); Interaction channel for satellite distribution systems, DVB-RCS+M. 

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OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Sandro Scalise, Giovanni E. Corazza, Cristina Párraga Niebla, Pauline Chan, Giovanni Giambene, Fun Hu, Alessandro Vanelli-Coralli and M. A. Vázquez-Castro, "Towards the Revision of DVB-S2/RCS Standard for the Full Support of Mobility", IEEE Comsoc Satellite and Space Communications Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 2, Nov. 2006, SSC Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 2, November2006

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