Symeon Chatzinotas

Symeon Chatzinotas
University of Luxembourg · Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust

MEng, MSc, PhD, SMIEEE

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Introduction
Symeon Chatzinotas (MEng, MSc, PhD, SMIEEE) is currently Full Professor / Chief Scientist I and Co-Head of the research group SIGCOM in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg.
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January 2010 - June 2016
University of Luxembourg
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  • Researcher

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Publications (756)
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The sixth generation (6G) wireless networks aim to achieve ultra-high data transmission rates, very low latency and enhanced energy-efficiency. To this end, terahertz (THz) band is one of the key enablers of 6G to meet such requirements. The THz-band systems are also quickly merging as high-resolution sensing devices because of their ultra-wide ban...
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Non-geostationary (Non-GSO) satellite constellations have emerged as a promising solution to enable ubiquitous high-speed low-latency broadband services by generating multiple spot-beams placed on the ground according to the user locations. However, there is an inherent trade-off between the number of active beams and the complexity of generating a...
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The latest advances in several emerging technologies such as AI, blockchain, privacy-preserving algorithms used in localization and positioning systems, cloud computing and computer vision all have great potential in facilitating social distancing. Benefits range from supporting people to work from home to monitoring micro- and macro- movements suc...
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Integrating terrestrial and non-terrestrial networks has the potential of connecting the unconnected and enhancing the user experience for the already-connected, with technological and societal implications of the greatest long-term significance. A convergence of ground, air, and space wireless communications also represents a formidable endeavor f...
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This paper addresses two major challenges in terahertz (THz) channel estimation: the beam-split phenomenon, i.e., beam misalignment because of frequency-independent analog beamformers, and computational complexity because of the usage of ultra-massive number of antennas to compensate propagation losses. Data-driven techniques are known to mitigate...
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Intelligent reflecting surface (IRS) is a promising technology to deliver the higher spectral and energy requirements in fifth-generation (5G) and beyond wireless networks while shaping the propagation environment. Such a design can be further enhanced with massive multiple-input-multiple-output (mMIMO) characteristics towards boosting the network...
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Reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS), non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA), and underwater optical wireless communication (UOWC) are paradigms of technologies that drive the development of next generation communication systems. In this paper, we investigate the performance of a NOMA-based RIS-assisted hybrid radio frequency (RF)-UOWC system. T...
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In this paper, we examine the potential for a reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) to be powered by energy harvested from information signals. This feature might be key to reap the benefits of RIS technology's lower power consumption compared to active relays. We first identify the main RIS power-consuming components and then propose an energy...
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Beam hopping (BH) and carrier aggregation (CA) are two promising technologies for the next generation satellite communication systems to achieve several orders of magnitude increase in system capacity and to significantly improve the spectral efficiency. While BH allows a great flexibility in adapting the offered capacity to the heterogeneous deman...
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With the deployment of the fifth generation (5G) wireless systems gathering momentum across the world, possible technologies for 6G are under active research discussions. In particular, the role of machine learning (ML) in 6G is expected to enhance and aid emerging applications such as virtual and augmented reality, vehicular autonomy, and computer...
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Among the recent advances and innovations in wireless technologies, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RISs) have received much attention and are envisioned to be one of the enabling technologies for beyond 5G (B5G) networks. On the other hand, active (or classical) cooperative relays have played a key role in providing reliable and power-efficie...
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Among the recent advances and innovations in wireless technologies, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RISs) have received much attention and are envisioned to be one of the enabling technologies for beyond 5G (B5G) networks. On the other hand, active (or classical) cooperative relays have played a key role in providing reliable and power-efficie...
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The convergence of mobile edge computing (MEC) and blockchain is transforming the current computing services in wireless Internet-of-Things networks, by enabling task offloading with security enhancement based on blockchain mining. Yet the existing approaches for these enabling technologies are isolated, providing only tailored solutions for specif...
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Location-based services (LBS) are witnessing a rise in popularity owing to their key features of delivering powerful and personalized digital experiences. The recent developments in wireless sensing techniques make the realization of device-free localization (DFL) feasible in wireless sensor networks. The DFL is an emerging technology that utilizes...
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p> 5G communication systems enable new functions and major performance improvements but at the cost of tougher energy requirements on mobile devices. One of the effective ways to address this issue along with alleviating the environmental effects associated with the inevitable large increase in energy usage is the energy-neutral systems, which oper...
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p> 5G communication systems enable new functions and major performance improvements but at the cost of tougher energy requirements on mobile devices. One of the effective ways to address this issue along with alleviating the environmental effects associated with the inevitable large increase in energy usage is the energy-neutral systems, which oper...
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Radio-frequency (RF) energy harvesting (EH) in wireless relaying networks has attracted considerable recent interest, especially for supplying energy to relay nodes in Internet-of-Things (IoT) systems to assist the information exchange between a source and a destination. Moreover, limited hardware, computational resources, and energy availability o...
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Future generation SatCom multibeam architectures will extensively exploit full-frequency reuse schemes together with interference management techniques, such as precoding, to dramatically increase spectral efficiency performance. Precoding is very sensitive to user scheduling, suggesting a joint precoding and user scheduling design to achieve optim...
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Wireless communications are increasingly vulnerable to simultaneous jamming and eavesdropping attacks due to the inherent broadcast nature of wireless channels. With this focus, due to the potential of reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) in substantially saving power consumption and boosting information security, this paper is the first work t...
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Reflecting intelligent surfaces (RIS) has gained significant attention due to its high energy and spectral efficiency in next-generation wireless networks. By using low-cost passive reflecting elements, RIS can smartly reconfigure the signal propagation to extend the wireless communication coverage. This letter proposes a new optimization scheme in...
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In this paper, we study the physical layer security (PLS) of a radio frequency energy harvesting (RF EH) non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) relaying network where relay-user selection scheme and secrecy performance optimization are investigated. Specifically, we consider a scenario, where the energy-constrained users from two different user clus...
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The integration of aerial platforms to provide ubiquitous coverage and connectivity for densely deployed terrestrial networks is expected to be a reality in the emerging sixth-generation networks. Energy-effificient and secure transmission designs are two important components for integrated terrestrial-aerial networks (ITAN). Inlight of the potenti...
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The intelligent reflecting surface (IRS) alters the behavior of wireless media and, consequently, has potential to improve the performance and reliability of wireless systems such as communications and radar remote sensing. Recently, integrated sensing and communications (ISAC) has been widely studied as a means to efficiently utilize spectrum and...
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This paper utilizes a reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) to enhance the anti-jamming performance of wireless communications, due to its powerful capability of constructing smart and reconfigurable radio environment. In order to establish the practical interactions between the base station (BS) and the jammer, a Bayesian Stackelberg game is fo...
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Satellite communications (SatComs) systems are facing a massive increase in traffic demand. However, this increase is not uniform across the service area due to the uneven distribution of users and changes in traffic demand diurnal. This problem is addressed by using flexible payload architectures, which allow payload resources to be flexibly alloc...
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Cohesive Distributed Satellite Systems (CDSS) is a key enabling technology for the future of remote sensing and communication missions. However, they have to meet strict synchronization requirements before their use is generalized. When clock or local oscillator signals are generated locally at each of the distributed nodes, achieving exact synchro...
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We consider a multi-user multiple-input single-output (MISO) communications system which is assisted by a hybrid active-passive reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS). Unlike conventional passive RISs, hybrid RIS is equipped with a few active elements with the ability to reflect and amplify incident signals to significantly improve the system per...
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In this paper, we aim to design an efficient and low hardware complexity based dual-function multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) joint radar-communication (JRC) system. It is implemented via a low complexity analog architecture, constituted by a phase shifting network and variable gain amplifier. The proposed system exploits the multiple antenna...
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Reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) has been viewed as a promising solution in constructing reconfigurable radio environment of the propagation channel and boosting the received signal power by smartly coordinating the passive elements’ phase shifts at the RIS. Inspired by this emerging technique, this paper focuses on joint beamforming design...
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We consider an aeronautical ad-hoc network relying on aeroplanes operating in the presence of a spoofer. The aggregated signal received by the terrestrial base station is considered as "clean" or "normal", if the legitimate aeroplanes transmit their signals and there is no spoofing attack. By contrast, the received signal is considered as "spurious...
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This paper investigates the secrecy outage probability (SOP), the lower bound of SOP, and the probability of non-zero secrecy capacity (PNZ) of reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS)-assisted systems from an information-theoretic perspective. In particular, we consider the impacts of eavesdroppers' location uncertainty and the phase adjustment un...
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Reflecting intelligent surfaces (RIS) is a low-cost and energy-efficient solution to achieve high spectral efficiency in sixth-generation (6G) networks. The basic idea of RIS is to smartly reconfigure the signal propagation by using passive reflecting elements. On the other side, the demand of high throughput geostationary (GEO) satellite communica...
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Backscatter communications (BC) has emerged as a promising technology for providing low-powered transmissions in nextG (i.e., beyond 5G) wireless networks. The fundamental idea of BC is the possibility of communications among wireless devices by using the existing ambient radio frequency signals. Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) has recently a...
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Automotive-Industry 5.0 will use beyond fifth-generation (B5G) technologies to provide robust, computationally intelligent, and energy-efficient data sharing among various onboard sensors, vehicles, and other devices. Recently, ambient backscatter communications (AmBC) have gained significant interest in the research community for providing battery...
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We study the performance of a phase-noise impaired double reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS)-aided multiuser (MU) multiple-input single-output (MISO) system under spatial correlation at both RISs and base-station (BS). The downlink achievable rate is derived in closed-form under maximum ratio transmission (MRT) precoding. In addition, we obta...
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The next generation multibeam satellites open up a new way to design satellite communication channels with the full flexibility in bandwidth, transmit power and beam coverage management. In this paper, we exploit the flexible multibeam satellite capabilities and the geographical distribution of users to improve the performance of satellite-assisted...
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Envisioned use cases of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) impose new service requirements in terms of data rate, latency, and sensing accuracy, to name a few. If such requirements are satisfactorily met, it can create novel applications and enable highly reliable and harmonized integration of UAVs in the 6G network ecosystem. Towards this, terahertz...
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This paper considers Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite- and cache-assisted unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) communications for content delivery in terrestrial networks, which shows great potential for next-generation systems to provide ubiquitous connectivity and high capacity. Specifically, caching is provided by the UAV to reduce backhaul congestion,...
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In this letter, we propose an end-to-end multi-modal based convolutional self-attention network to perform power control in non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) networks. We formulate an energy efficiency (EE) maximization problem, and we design an iterative solution to handle this optimization problem. This solution can provide an offline benchma...
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This paper investigates the massive connectivity of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite-based Internet-of-Things (IoT) for seamless global coverage. We propose to integrate the grant-free non-orthogonal multiple access (GF-NOMA) paradigm with the emerging orthogonal time frequency space (OTFS) modulation to accommodate the massive IoT access, and mitig...
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Malicious jamming attacks have been regarded as a serious threat to Internet of Things (IoT) networks, which can significantly degrade the quality of service (QoS) of users. This paper utilizes an intelligent reflecting surface (IRS) to enhance anti-jamming performance due to its capability in reconfiguring the wireless propagation environment via...
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This paper investigates a wireless powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) communication network with backscatter and caching technologies. Specifically, we assume a self-energized UAV with a cache memory is deployed as a flying backscatter device (BD), term the UAV-enabled BD (UB), to relay the source's signals to the destination. Whereas the source...
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In recent years, dynamic traffic demand requisites have driven the satellite communication service providers to implement reconfigurable demand-driven features to align the delivered throughput with the temporal and geographical variations of the traffic demand. Also, in current interference-limited High Throughput Satellite (HTS) systems, the resu...
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Ambient backscatter communication (AmBC) is an emerging technology that has the potential to offer spectral- and energy-efficient solutions for the next generation wireless communications networks, especially for the Internet of Things (IoT). Intelligent reflecting surfaces (IRSs) are also perceived to be an integral part of the beyond 5G systems t...
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The scarce spectrum and power resources, the inter-beam interference, together with the high traffic demand, pose new major challenges for the next generation of Very High Throughput Satellite (VHTS) systems. Accordingly, future satellites are expected to employ advanced resource/interference management techniques to achieve high system spectrum ef...