Full-duplex Wireless

Theoretical foundations, practical protocol design, and experimental evaluation.

Publications

Journal

2018

[J37] Xing Zhang, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, Directional Training for FDD Massive MIMO, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 17(8), pp. 5183-5197, May 2018.

[J36] Niranjan Gowda and Ashutosh Sabharwal, CPLink: Interference-free Reuse of Cyclic-Prefix Intervals in OFDM-based NetworksUnder Review at IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, April 2018. 

[J35] Niranjan Gowda and Ashutosh Sabharwal, JointNull: Combining Partial Analog Cancellation with Transmit Beamforming for Large-Antenna Full-duplex Wireless Systems, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, pp. 2094-2108,  Jan 2018.

2017

[J34] Morteza Hashemi, C. Emre Koksal, Ness B. Shroff, Out-of-Band Millimeter Wave Beamforming and Communications to Achieve Low Latency and High Energy Efficiency in 5G Systems, IEEE Transactions on Communications, 66(2), pp.875-888, February 2018.

[J33] Jingwen Bai and Ashutosh Sabharwal, Asymptotic Analysis of MIMO Multi-cell Full-duplex Networks, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2017.

[J32] Shih-Ying Chen, Ting-Feng Huang, Kate Ching-Ju Lin, Y.-W. Peter Hong and Ashutosh Sabharwal, Probabilistic Medium Access Control for Full-duplex Networks with Half-duplex Clients, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2017. 

[J31] Wooyeol Choi, Jaehyoung Park, Yonggang Kim, Ashutosh Sabharwal and Hyuk Lim, Design and Implementation of a Full-duplex Pipelined MAC Protocol for Multihop Wireless NetworksIEEE Access, 2017.

[J30] Shaunak Mishra, I-Hsiang Wang, and Suhas Diggavi, Harnessing Bursty Interference in Multicarrier Systems with Feedback, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2017.

[J29] J. Sebastian, C. Karakus and S N. Diggavi, Approximate capacity of Fading Gaussian Interference Channels with Point-to-Point codes, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2017

[J28] A. Sengupta, Y. Ezzeldin, S. Brahma, C. Fragouli and S N. Diggavi (2017), QMF-based approach to on-demand physical layer cooperation, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2017.

[J27] J. Sebastian and S N. Diggavi, On non-coherent parallel relay networks, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2017.

[J26] C. Tian, J. Chen, S N. Diggavi and S. Shamai, Matched Multiuser Gaussian Source-Channel Communications via Uncoded Schemes, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2017.

[J25] C. Karakus and S N. Diggavi,  Enhancing Multiuser MIMO Through Opportunistic D2D Cooperation, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2017.

[J24] J. Liu, A. Eryilmaz,, N. B. Shroff, and E. S. Bentley, Understanding the Impacts of Limited Channel State Information on Massive MIMO Cellular Network Optimization, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 35(8), pp.1715-1727, June 2017.

[J23] N. Gowda and A. Sabharwal, JointNull: Combining Reconfigurable Analog Cancellation with Transmit Beamforming for Large-antenna Full-duplex Wireless, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Under Review, April 2017.

[J22] W. Ouyang, J. Bai, A. Sabharwal, Leveraging One-hop Information in Massive MIMO Full-Duplex Wireless Systems,  IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 25(3), pp. 1528-1539, June 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] X. Du, J. Tadrous, A. Sabharwal, Sequential Beamforming for Multiuser MIMO with Full-Duplex Training, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 15(12), pp. 8551-8564, October 2016

[J19] 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)

[J18] 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.

[J17] C. Joo, X. Lin, J. Ryu, and N. B. Shroff, Distributed Greedy Approximation to Maximum Weighted Independent Set for Scheduling with Fading Channels, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), June 2016

[J16]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

[J15] 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).

[J14] 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.

[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

2018

[C45] Niranjan M. Gowda, Xiaoshu Si, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, Full-duplex DOCSIS: A Modem Architecture for Wideband (1GHz) Self-interference Cancellation for Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS), Accepted to the 52nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, October 2018.

[C44] Zhenzhi Qian, Fei Wu, Zizhan Zheng, Kannan Srinivasan, Ness B. Shroff, Concurrent Channel Probing and Data Transmission in Full-duplex MIMO Systems, 2018 International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), June 2018.

[C43] Morteza Hashemi, Ashutosh Sabharwal, C. Emre Koksal, and Ness B. Shroff, Efficient Beam Alignment in Millimeter Wave Systems Using Contextual Bandits, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2018.

[C42] Jiahui Li, Yin Sun, Limin Xiao, Shidong Zhou, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, How to Mobilize mmWave: A Joint Beam and Channel Tracking Approach, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), April 2018.

2017

[C41] Lu Chen, Fei Wu, Jiaqi Xu, Kannan Srinivasan, Ness Shroff, BiPass: Enabling End-to-End Full Duplex, 23rd Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), October 2017.

[C40] Z. Qian, F. Wu, Z. Zheng, K. Srinivasan, and N. B. Shroff, Concurrent Channel Probing and Data Transmission in Full-duplex MIMO Systems, ACM Mobihoc’17, July 2017.

[C39] Sharan Naribole, Shuqing Chen, Ethan Heng and Edward W. Knightly, LiRa: a WLAN Architecture for Visible Light Communication with a Wi-Fi uplink, IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking, June 2017.

[C38] J. Sebastian, A. Sengupta and S N. Diggavi, On Capacity of Noncoherent MIMO with Asymmetric Link Strengths, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2017.

[C37] Morteza Hashemi, Ashutosh Sabharwal, C. Emre Koksal, Ness B. Shroff, Efficient Beam Alignment in Millimeter Wave Systems Using Contextual Bandits, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications, May 2017.

[C36] Adriana B. Flores and Edward W. Knightly, Spoofing Uplink Spatial Multiplexing with Diverse Spectrum, 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN), March 2017.

2016

[C35] N. M. Gowda and A. Sabharwal, Spatial half-duplex: Precoder design and experimental evaluation, Proceedings of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, November 2016.

[C34] Yujun (June) Chen and Ashutosh Sabharwal, Degrees of freedom of spatial self-interference suppression for in-band full-duplex with inter-node interference, Proceedings of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, November 2016.

[C33] 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.

[C32] F. Wu, Y. Yang, O. Zhang, K. Srinivasan, and N. B. Shroff, “Anonymous-Query based Rate Control for Wireless Multicast: Approaching Optimality with Constant Feedback,” ACM Mobihoc’16, Paderborn, Germany, 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.

Technical Reports

[T1] Clayton Shepard, Rahman Doost-Mohammady, Jian Ding, Ryan Guerra, and Lin Zhong, ArgosNet: a multi-cell many-antenna MU-MIMO platform, Invited technical report presented at the 2017 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 2017.

Conference Demonstrations

[CD1] Clayton Shepard, Rahman Doost-Mohammady, Ryan E. Guerra, and Lin Zhong, Demo: ArgosV3; an efficient many-antenna platform, ACM MobiCom, October 2017, Snowbird, Utah.