Best Paper Awards

Congratulations to the IEEE GLOBECOM 2016 Best Paper Award Winners

AHSN: Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Symposium
Optimizing Uplink Resource Allocation for D2D Overlaying Cellular Networks with Power Control
Jiajia Liu, Jiahao Dai (Xidian University, China); Nei Kato (Tohoku University, Japan); Nirwan Ansari (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
CRN: Cognitive Radio and Networks Symposium
Blind Signal Classification via Sparse Coding
Youngjune L Gwon (Harvard University, USA); Siamak Dastangoo, Carl E. Fossa (MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA); Ht Kung (Harvard University, USA)
CISS: Communication & Information Systems Security Symposium
A Novel 6LoWPAN-ND Extension to Enhance Privacy in IEEE 802.15.4 Networks
Luca Brilli, Tommaso Pecorella, Laura Pierucci, Romano Fantacci (Università di Firenze, Italy)
CQRM: Communication QoS, Reliability & Modeling Symposium
Improving Spectral Efficiency of D2D Cellular Networks through RF Energy Harvesting
Rachad Atat, Lingjia Liu, Yang Yi (University of Kansas, USA)
CSSMA: Communication Software, Services and Multimedia Applications Symposium
Toward Effortless TV-to-Online (T2O) Experience: A Novel Metric Learning Approach
Yong Luo, Yonggang Wen (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore); Dacheng Tao (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia); Qiang Fu (Peking University, China)
CT: Communication Theory Symposium
The Capacity of Private Information Retrieval
Hua Sun, Syed Ali Jafar (University of California, Irvine, USA)
GCSN: Green Communications Systems and Networks Symposium
The Upper Bound of Energy Efficiency for Virtual MIMO System with User Pairing
Boqi Jia (ShanghaiTech University & Shanghai Research Center for Wireless Communication, China); Honglin Hu (Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, China); Yu Zeng (Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information, China); Tianheng Xu (Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
MWN: Mobile and Wireless Networks Symposium
QoE-Oriented Resource Efficiency for 5G Two-tier Cellular Networks: A FemtoCaching Framework 
Nguyen-Son Vo (Duy Tan University, Vietnam); Trung Q. Duong (Queen's University Belfast, UK); Mohsen Guizani (QU, USA)
UPS: Combatting Urban Vehicle Localization with Cellular-Aware Trajectories
Hua Xue, Hongzi Zhu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China); Siyuan Cao (Purdue University, USA); Shan Chang (Donghua University, China); Jian Cao (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)
NGN: Next-Generation Networking and Internet Symposium
Energy Efficient Joint Resource Scheduling for Delay-Aware Traffic in Cloud-RAN
Kaiwei Wang, Wuyang Zhou (University of Science and Technology of China, China); Shiwen Mao (Auburn University, USA)
ONS: Optical Networks and Systems Symposium
Optimal Symbol Set Design for Generalized Spatial Modulations in MIMO VLC Systems
Elam Curry, Deva K. Borah (New Mexico State University, USA); Jose Maria Hinojo (University of Seville, Spain)

SAC: Selected Areas in Communications  
Big Data Analytics for Price Forecasting in Smart Grids
Kun Wang, Chenhan Xu (Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Song Guo (University of Aizu, Japan)

Global Optimization for Hash-based Splitting
Paolo Medagliani, Jeremie Leguay, Mohammed Abdullah, Mathieu Leconte (Huawei, France); Stefano Paris (Huawei & Université Paris Descartes, France)
SPC: Signal Processing for Communications Symposium
User Load Analysis and Pilot Sequence Design for Multi-Cell Massive MIMO Networks
Noman Akbar, Nan Yang, Parastoo Sadeghi, Rodney Andrew Kennedy (Australian National University, Australia)

WCS: Wireless Communications Symposium
Bandwidth Allocation in Heterogeneous Networks with Wireless Backhaul  
Wenchao Xia, Jun Zhang (Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Shi Jin (Southeast University, China); Chao-Kai Wen (National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan); Feifei Gao (Tsinghua University, China); Hongbo Zhu (Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
On the Adaptive Transmission Scheme in Buffer-aided Wireless Powered Relay Network
Yong Liu, Qingchun Chen, Xiaohu Tang (Southwest Jiaotong University, China)