IEEE International Conference on Communications
28 May – 01 June 2023 // Rome, Italy
Sustainable Communications for Renaissance


Room: M

  • Wen Tong, Huawei Canada
  • Geoffrey Ye Li, Imperial College London
  • Tolga M. Duman, Bilkent University
  • Zhijin Qin, Tsinghua University
  • QianQian Yang, Zhejiang University
  • Rong Li, Huawei China

Detailed program

Thursday, June 01

Room M

09:00 - 11:00 

WS12-S1: Keynote Session

11:30 - 13:00

WS12-S2: Paper Session I

14:30 - 16:00

WS12-S3: Paper Session II

16:30 - 18:00

WS12-S4: Paper Session III


Thursday, June 01, 09:00 - 11:00

WS12-S1: Keynote Session

Chair: Rong Li (Huawei China)


            Dr. Wen Tong, Huawei Canada

Keynote 1: Overview on Semantic Communications

Prof. Geoffrey Ye Li, Imperial College London

Keynote 2: From semantic communication to effectiveness communication

Mr. Yiqun Ge, Huawei Canada

 Keynote 3

Prof. Sennur Ulukus, University of Maryland 

Keynote 4: Semantic Signal Processing: Enabling the Future of Intelligent Communication Networks

Dr. Mert Kalfa, Bilkent University


11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

Thursday, June 01, 11:30 - 13:00

WS12-S2: Paper Session I

Chair: Qianqian Yang, Zhejiang University

Semantic-Aware Speech-to-Text Transmission Over MIMO Channels

Zhenzi Weng (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Zhijin Qin and Xiaoming Tao (Tsinghua University, China)

Semantic Text Compression for Classification

Emrecan Kutay and Aylin Yener (The Ohio State University, USA)

Semantic Communication Systems with a Shared Knowledge Base

Peng Yi (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China); Yang Cao (UESTC, China); Xin Kang and Ying-Chang Liang (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)

Multi-task Semantic Communications: An Extended Rate-Distortion Theory Based Scheme

Zhengfen Sun, Fangfang Liu, Yang Yang, Wanjie Tong and Caili Guo (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)

Real-time Remote Reconstruction of a Markov Source and Actuation over Wireless

Mehrdad Salimnejad (Linköping University, Sweden); Marios Kountouris (EURECOM, France); Nikolaos Pappas (Linköping University, Sweden)


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

Thursday, June 01, 14:30 - 16:00

WS12-S3: Paper Session II

Chair: Zhijin Qin, Tsinghua University

A Multi-user Deep Semantic Communication System based on Federated Learning with Dynamic Model Aggregation

Huanlai Xing, Haolan Zhang and Xinhan Wang (Southwest Jiaotong University, China); Lexi Xu (China Unicom Research Institute & Queen Mary University of London, China); Zhiwen Xiao, Bowen Zhao, Shouxi Luo, Li Feng and Yuanshun Dai (Southwest Jiaotong University, China)

Semantic Communication Enabling Robust Edge Intelligence for Time-Critical IoT Applications

Andrea Cavagna, Nan Li, Alexandros Iosifidis and Qi Zhang (Aarhus University, Denmark)

GAN-inspired Intelligent Jamming and Anti-jamming Strategy for Semantic Communication Systems

Rui Tang, Dahua Gao and Minxi Yang (Xidian University, China); Tao Guo (Southeast University, China); Huihui Wu (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China); Guangming Shi (Xidian University, China)

Resource Management for Heterogeneous Semantic and Bit Communication Systems

Meng Zhang, Ruikang Zhong, Xidong Mu, Yue Chen and Yuanwei Liu (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Cooperative Task-Oriented Communication for Multi-Modal Data with Transmission Control

Siqi Wan, Qianqian Yang, Zhiguo Shi, Zhaohui Yang and Zhaoyang Zhang (Zhejiang University, China)


16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

Thursday, June 01, 16:30 - 18:00

WS12-S4: Paper Session III

Chair: Gongzheng Zhang, Huawei China

Pilot-Free Semantic Communication Systems for Frequency-Selective Fading Channels

Zijian Cao, Hua Zhang, Le Liang and Haotian Wang (Southeast University, China)

Integrated Communication and Control Systems: A Data Significance Perspective

Stefan Roth (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany); Yasemin Karacora (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany); Christina Chaccour (Virginia Tech, USA); Aydin Sezgin (RUB, Germany); Walid Saad (Virginia Tech, USA)

EEG-Based VR Video Quality Measurement for Resolution Reduction

Zhe Li (Tsinghua University, China); Bingrui Geng (Communication University of China, China); Xiaoming Tao and Yiping Duan (Tsinghua University, China); Ting Li and Jinri Huang (China Mobile Research Institution, China)

uNPE: Unified Network Protocol Encapsulation for Highly Transparent Future Networks

Luoyao Hao (Columbia University, USA); Bilgehan Erman (Bell Labs, Nokia, USA); Andrea Francini, Bruce Cilli, Ejder Baştuğ and Catello Di Martino (Nokia Bell Labs, USA)

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