Full-duplex Wireless

Theoretical foundations, practical protocol design, and experimental evaluation.

Publications

Journal

2017

[J22] N. Gowda and A. Sabharwal, JointNull: Combining Reconfigurable Analog Cancellation with Transmit Beamforming for Large-antenna Full-duplex Wireless, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, April 2017.

2016

[J21] E. Everett, C. Shepard, L. Zhong, A. Sabharwal, SoftNull: Many-Antenna Full-Duplex Wireless via Digital Beamforming, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 15(12), pp.8077-8092, December 2016.

[J20] S-Y. Chen*, T-F. Huang*, Kate C-J. Lin*, Peter Y-W. Hong^ and A. Sabharwal, Probabilistic Medium Access Control for Full-Duplex Networks with Half-Duplex Clientssubmitted to IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2016. (* Academica Sinica, Taiwan and ^National Tsing Hua University)

[J19] E. Everett and A. Sabharwal, Spatial Degrees-of-freedom in Large-array Full-duplex: the Impact of BackscatteringEURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (special issue on full-duplex), July 2016.

[J18] C. Karakus and S N. Diggavi, Enhancing Multiuser MIMO Through Opportunistic D2D Cooperation. Under review, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, 2016.

[J17]S. Saeedi, V. Prabhakaran and S N. Diggavi, Capacity Results for Multicasting Nested Message Sets over Combination Networks, In revision, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, January 2016.

2015

[J16] W. Choi (GIST, South Korea), H. Lim (GIST, South Korea) and A. Sabharwal, Power-Controlled Medium Access Control Protocol for Full-Duplex WiFi Networks, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 14(7), pp. 3601-3613, July 2015 (Open Access).

[J15] C. Tian, J. Chen, S N. Diggavi and S. Shamai, Matched Multiuser Gaussian Source-Channel Communications via Uncoded Schemes. Under review, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2015.

[J14] W. Ouyang, J. Bai, A. Sabharwal, Leveraging One-hop Information in Massive MIMO Full-Duplex Wireless Systems, submitted to IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, August 2015.

[J13] Dominique Tschopp, Suhas N. Diggavi, Matthias Grossglauser, Hierarchical Routing over Dynamic Wireless Networks. Random Structures and Algorithms (RSA). 47 (4), 669-709, 2015.

[J12] R. Kolte, A. Ozgur, S N. Diggavi, When Are Dynamic Relaying Strategies Necessary in Half-Duplex Wireless Networks? in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 61(4):1720-1738, June 2015.

[J11] F. Wu, Y. Sun, Y. Yang, K. Srinivasan, and N. B. Shroff, Constant Delay and Constant Feedback Moving Network Coding for Wireless Multicast: Design and Asymptotic Analysis, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 33, Issue 2, Mar. 2015, pp. 127 – 140.

[J10] C. Karakus, I-H. Wang and S N. Diggavi, Gaussian Interference Channel with Intermittent Feedback, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 61 (9), 4663-4699, 2015.

2014

[J9] M. Duarte, A. Sabharwal, V. Aggarwal (AT&T), R. Jana (AT&T), K. K. Ramakrishnan (AT&T), C. W. Rice (AT&T) and N. K. Shankaranarayanan (AT&T), Design and characterization of a full-duplex multiantenna system for WiFi networks, IEEE Transactions for Vehicular Technology, 63(3), Pages 1160-1177, 2014. (also available on arxiv)

[J8] A. Sabharwal, P. Schniter, D. Guo, D. Bliss, S. Rangarajan, R. Wichman, In-band Full-duplex Wireless: Challenges and Opportunities, IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Full-duplex Wireless Communications and Networking, October 2014.

[J7] P. Murphy (Mango Communications), C. Shepard, L. Zhong, A. Sabharwal and C. Dick (Xilinx), FPGAs help Massive MIMO Channels, Xilinx XCell Magazine, 89, Autumn 2014.

[J6] J. Bai, C. Dick and A. Sabharwal, Vector Bin-and-cancel for MIMO Distributed Full-duplex, in revision, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Jan 2014.

[J5] E. Everett, A. Sahai and A. Sabharwal, Passive Self-Interference Suppression for Full-Duplex Infrastructure Nodes, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Comm, Feb 2014.

2013

[J4] A. Sahai, G. Patel, C. Dick (Xilinx) and A. Sabharwal, On the Impact of Phase Noise on Active Cancelation in Wireless Full-Duplex, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 62(9), pages 4494-4510, November 2013.

[J3] J. Bai and A. Sabharwal, Distributed Full-duplex via Wireless Side-channels: Bounds and Protocols, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Comm, August 2013.

[J2] E. Ahmed, A. Eltawil and A. Sabharwal, Rate Gain Region and Design Tradeoffs for Full-duplex Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, July 2013.

2012

[J1] M. Duarte, C. Dick (Xilinx) and A. Sabharwal, Experiment-driven Characterization of Full-duplex Wireless Systems, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 11(12), Pages 4296-4307, 2012.

Conferences

2016

[C32] Joyson Sebastian, Can Karakus, Suhas Diggavi, Approximately achieving the feedback interference channel capacity with point-to-point codes. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2016.

[C31] A. Flores, S. Quadri, E. Knightly, A Scalable Multi-User Uplink for Wi-Fi in Proceedings of NDSI 2016, March 2016.

[C30] J. Tadrous, A. Sabharwal, Interactive smart-phone app traffic: an action-based model and data driven analysis, submitted to the 14th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt 2016).

2015

[C29] C. Shepard, A. Javeed, L. Zhong, Control channel design for many-antenna base stations, Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2015.

[C28] Joyson Sebastian, Can Karakus, Suhas Diggavi, I-Hsiang Wang, Rate Splitting is Approximately Optimal for Fading Gaussian Interference Channels. Allerton conference, 315-321, September 2015.

[C27] Xu Du, John Tadrous, Chris Dick, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, MU-MIMO beamforming with full-duplex open-loop training, The 16th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, SPAWC 2015, July 2015 .

[C26] C. Tian, J. Chen, S N. Diggavi and S. Shamai, Matched Multiuser Gaussian Source-Channel Communications via Uncoded Schemes. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, June 2015.

[C25] X. Zhang, J. Tadrous, F. Xue, E. Everett, A. Sabharwal, Angle of arrival based beamforming schemes for massive MIMO FDD systems, in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (ASILOMAR), November 2015.

[C24] A. Kwong and A. Sabharwal, Overcoming Conjugate Beamforming Limitations with Side-Channel Cooperative Decoders, in Proceedings of the 2015 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, November 2015.

[C23] Y. Yang and N. B. Shroff, Scheduling in Wireless Networks with Full-Duplex Cut-through Transmission, IEEE INFOCOM’15, Hong Kong, April 2015.

[C22] C. Karakus and S N. Diggavi, Opportunistic scheduling for full-duplex uplink-downlink networks, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Hong Kong, June 2015.

[C21] J. Bai, S N. Diggavi and A. Sabharwal, On the degrees-of-freedom of multi-user MIMO full-duplex network IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Hong Kong, June 2015.

2014

[C20] J. Bai, C. Liu, A. Sabharwal, Increasing cellular capacity using ISM band side-channels: a first study, In Proceedings of the 4th workshop on All things cellular: operations, applications, & challenges (AllThingsCellular ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 9-14, 2014.

[C19] Y. Yang, B. Chen, K. Srinivasan, N. B. Shroff, Characterizing the Achievable Throughput in Wireless Networks with Two Active RF chains, in Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM’14, Toronto, Canada, April 2014.

[C18] Xu Du, John Tadrous, Chris Dick, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, MIMO broadcast channel with continuous feedback using full-duplex radios, IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (ASILOMAR), pp.1701,1705, 2-5 Nov. 2014.

[C17] A. Flores and E. Knightly, Virtual Duplex: Scaling Dense WLANs and Eliminating Contention Asymmetry, in Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Cognitive Radio Architectures for Broadband, Raleigh, NC, October 2014

[C16] J. Chen, A. Ozgur, S N. Diggavi, Feedback through Overhearing, Allerton conference, October 2014.

[C15] S. Mishra, I-H. Wang and S N. Diggavi, Harnessing Bursty Interference in Multicarrier Systems with Feedback, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2014.

[C14] E. Everett and A. Sabharwal, A Signal-Space Analysis of Spatial Self-Interference Isolation for Full-Duplex Wireless, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2014.

[C13] J. Hachem, N. Karamchandani and S N. Diggavi, Multi-level Coded Caching, in IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2014.

[C12] S. Brahma, M. Duarte, A. Sengupta, I-H. Wang, C. Fragouli, S N. Diggavi, QUILT: A Decode/Quantize-Interleave-Transmit Approach to Cooperative Relaying, Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM, Toronto, Canada, April 2014.

[C11] Y. Yang, B. Chen, K. Srinivasan, N. B. Shroff, Characterizing the Achievable Throughput in Wireless Networks with Two Active RF chains, Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM’14, Toronto, Canada, April 2014.

2013

[C10] E. Ahmed, A. Eltawil and A. Sabharwal, Self-interference Cancellation with Nonlinear Distortion Suppression for Full-duplex Systems, Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, November 2013.

[C9] A. Sahai, S. N. Diggavi and A. Sabharwal, On Uplink/Downlink Full-Duplex Networks, in Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2013.

[C8] J. Bai and A. Sabharwal, K-user Symmetric MIMO Distributed Full-duplex Network via Wireless Side-channels, IEEE Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, October 2013.

[C7] A. Sahai, S. N. Diggavi and A. Sabharwal, On Degrees-of-freedom of Full-duplex Uplink/downlink Channel, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, September 2013.

[C6] C. Karakus, I-H. Wang, S N. Diggavi, An achievable rate region for Gaussian interference channel with intermittent feedback, Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), pp 203-210, September 2013.

2012

[C5] A. Sahai, G. Patel, C. Dick (Xilinx) and A. Sabharwal, Understanding the Impact of Phase Noise on Active Cancellation in Wireless Full-duplexProceedings of Forty Sixth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pages 29-33, 2012.

[C4] A. Sahai, G. Patel and A. Sabharwal, Asynchronous Full-duplex WirelessProceedings of Fourth International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), Pages 1-9, 2012.

2011

[C3] E. Everett, M. Duarte, C. Dick (Xilinx) and A. Sabharwal, Empowering full-duplex wireless communications by exploiting directional diversity, Proceedings of Forty Fifth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pages 2002-2006, 2011.

[C2] A. Sahai, G. Patel and A. Sabharwal, Pushing the limits of full-duplex: design and real-time implementation, Rice technical report, available on arxiv (released as technical report here due to high demand).

2010

[C1]  M. Duarte and A. Sabharwal, Full-duplex wireless communications using off-the-shelf radios: Feasibility and first results, Proceedings of Forty Fourth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pages 1558-1562, 2010.

Thesis/Dissertations

[D5] Jingwen Bai (PhD, Advisor: PI Sabharwal), Wireless Side-channels in MIMO Full-duplex Systems, Rice University, 2016.

[D4] Evan Everett (PhD, Advisor: PI Sabharwal), Full-duplex Wireless with Large Antenna Arrays, Rice University, 2016.

[D3] Xu Du (MS, Advisor: PI Sabharwal), MIMO Broadcast Channels with Full-duplex Feedback , Rice University, 2015.

[D2] Achaleshwar Sahai (PhD, Advisor: PI Sabharwal), Wireless Full-duplex: From Practice to Theory, Rice University, 2014.

[D1] Melissa Duarte (PhD, Advisor: PI Sabharwal), Full-duplex Wireless: Design, Implementation and Characterization , Rice University, 2012.

Books

[B1] Salman Avestimehr, Suhas N. Diggavi, Chao Tian, David N. C. Tse (2015). An Approximation Approach to Network Information Theory. Foundations and Trends in Communications and Information Theory. NOW publishers.