Sonia Aïssa

Expertises

Communications multimédia sans fil

  • Professeure à l’INRS

Téléphone
514 228-7014

Télécopieur
450 929-8102

Courriel
aissa@emt.inrs.ca

Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications

800, De La Gauchetière Ouest
Bureau 6900
Montréal (Québec)  H5A 1K6
CANADA

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Intérêts de recherche

L’intérêt de recherche principal de la professeure Sonia Aïssa se situe dans le domaine des communications multimédia sans fil. En particulier, elle s’intéresse à la gestion des ressources radio dans les réseaux sans fil. Relativement à cet axe de recherche, elle vise le développement de techniques de transmission efficaces pour la gestion de la QoS dans des environnements multi-usagers 3G et 4G.

Formation universitaire

  • Doctorat, Université McGill, Montréal, Canada
  • Professeure au Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications de l’INRS depuis 2000
  • Professeure invitée à l’Université Concordia, Canada

Projets de recherche en cours

  • Gestion des ressources radio dans les réseaux sans-fil
  • Allocation des ressources dans les systèmes MIMO
  • Contrôle d’accès (MAC) dans les réseaux ad hoc
  • Contrôle de la qualité de service dans les systèmes sans-fil 3G+

Groupes et réseaux

  • Paul Mermelstein – Professeur honoraire
  • André Girard – Professeur
  • Leszek Szczecinski – Professeur
  • Mohamed Torabi – Chercheur postdoctoral
  • Reza Soleymani – Professeur
  • Sofiène Affes – Professeur
  • Salma Ait Fares  – Étudiante au doctorat
  • Ghassane Aniba – Étudiant au doctorat
  • Behzad Karimi – Étudiant au doctorat
  • Amine Maaref – Étudiant au doctorat
  • Ahmed Benzakour – Étudiant à la maîtrise
  • Mustapha Ben Jillali – Étudiant à la maîtrise
  • Mohamed Ben Salah – Étudiant à la maîtrise
  • Mathieu Boutin – Étudiant à la maîtrise
  • Cristian Bravo – Étudiant à la maîtrise
  • Cristian Gonzalez – Étudiant à la maîtrise
  • Abdelmonaem Toukabri – Étudiant à la maîtrise

Activités scientifiques

  • Éditrice, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
  • Éditrice Associée, IEEE Communications Magazine
  • Chaire, IEEE ICC 2006 Wireless Communications Symposium
  • Récipiendaire de la Subvention du FQRNT – Programme Stratégique de Professeurs- Chercheurs

Publications

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
On the effects of Gaussian Channel Estimation Errors on the Capacity of Adaptive Transmission with Space-Time Block Coding in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob’05), Montreal, QC, Canada, August 2005.

C. Bravo, S. Aissa, A. Girard
Providing Quality of Service for Critical Nodes in Ad-Hoc Networks in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC–S’05), Stockholm, Sweden, May 2005.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
On the Achievable Spectral Efficiency of Adaptive Transmission with Transmit-Beamforming in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’05), Seoul, Korea, May 2005.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
Cross-Layer Design for MIMO Nakagami Fading Channels in the Presence of Gaussian Channel Estimation Errors in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’05), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 2005.

G. Aniba and S. Aissa
Resource Allocation in HSDPA Using Best-Users Selection under Code Constraints in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC–S’05), Stockholm, Sweden, May 2005.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
Capacity of Space-Time Block Codes in MIMO Rayleigh Fading Channels with Adaptive Transmission and Estimation Errors. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 10 pages, in press, 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
Closed-form Capacity and Outage Probability Expressions for MIMO MRC Systems. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 7 pages, in press, 2004.

S. Aïssa, J. Kuri, P. Mermelstein
Call Admission on the Uplink and Downlink of a CDMA System Based on Total Received and Transmitted Powers. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 2407–2416, November 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
ShannonCapacity of STBC in Rayleigh Fading Channels. IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 40, no. 13, pp. 817–819, June 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
Combined Adaptive Modulation and Truncated ARQ for Packet Data Transmission in MIMO Systems in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’04), Dallas Texas, USA, vol. 6, pp. 3818–3822, Nov-Dec 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
On the Capacity of Space-Time Block Codes in MIMO Rayleigh Fading Channels in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’04), Dallas Texas, USA, vol. 5, pp.2936–2940, Nov-Dec 2004.

G. Aniba and S. Aissa
Adaptive Proportional Fairness for Packet Scheduling in HSDPA in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’04), Dallas Texas, USA, vol. 6, pp. 4033–4037, Nov-Dec 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
Exact Closed-Form Expression for the Bit Error Rate of Orthogonal STBC in Nakagami Fading Channels in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC–F’04), Los Angeles, CA, USA, September 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
Rate Adaptive M-QAM in MIMO Diversity Systems using Space-Time Block Codes in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’04), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 4, pp. 2294–2298, September 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
On the Error Probability Performance of STBC under Correlated Rayleigh Fading in Proc. IEEE Radio & Wireless Conference (RAWCON’04), Atlanta, GA, USA, pp. 275–278, September 2004.

G. Aniba and S. Aissa
A General Traffic and Queuing Delay Model for 3G Wireless Packet Networks in Proc. IEEE/IEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’04), Fortaleza Ceara, Brazil, pp. 942–949, August 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
Adaptive Modulation using Orthogonal STBC in MIMO Nakagami Fading Channels in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA’04), Sidney, Australia, pp. 145-149, Aug–Sept 2004.

C. Gonzalez, L. Szczecinski, S. Aissa
Throughput Maximization of ARQ Transmission Protocol Employing Adaptive Modulation and Coding in Proc. IEEE/IEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’04), Fortaleza Ceara, Brazil, pp. 607–615, August 2004.

A. Maaref and S. Aissa
A Cross-layer Design for MIMO Rayleigh Fading Channels. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’04), Niagara Falls, Canada, May 2004.

G. Aniba and S. Aissa
Fast Packet Scheduling Assuring Fairness and Quality of Service in HSDPA. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’04), Niagara Falls, Canada, May 2004.

S. Aissa, A. Maaref, P. Mermelstein
Uplink Packet Scheduling in the Presence of Interference Cancellation in Multi-Rate Wireless CDMA Networks. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, November 2003, vol: 3(7) Pages: 861-878

C. Makaya and S. Aissa
Joint Scheduling and Base Station Assignment for Packet Data Transmission in CDMA Networks Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’03), Fall, Orlando, Florida, October 2003.

S. Aissa and A. Maaref
Downlink Scheduling for CDMA Packet Data Systems with Interference Cancellation
Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’03), Fall, Orlando, Florida, October 2003.

S. Aissa, J. Kuri, P. Mermelstein
Call Admission on the Downlink of a CDMA System Based on Total Transmitted Power
Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’03), Fall, Orlando, Florida, October 2003.

K. Ghanem, T. Denidni, S. Aissa
Performance Enhancement of CDMA Cellular Systems with a New Adaptive Algorithm for Base-Station Antenna Arrays Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’03), Fall, Orlando, Florida, October 2003.

C. Makaya and S. Aissa
Base Station Joint Scheduling for Downlink Throughput Maximization in CDMA Packet Data Networks Proc. 6th IEEE International Conference on High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications (HSNMC’03), Estoril, Portugal, July 2003.

F. Beaulieu and S. Aissa
On the Performance and Complexity of a Position-Based Scheduling Algorithm for WCDMA Networks Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’03), Anchorage, Alaska, May 2003.

A. Maaref, S. Aissa, S. Affes
Combined Flow Control and Interference Cancellation for Packet Data Transmission in Wideband CDMA Systems Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’03), Anchorage, Alaska, May 2003.

F. Beaulieu and S. Aissa
Position-Based Packet Data Scheduling for Multi-Class CDMA Downlinks Proc. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’03), Papeete, French Polynesia, February 2003.

A. Maaref, S. Aissa, S. Affes
Uplink Flow Control in the Presence of Interference Cancellation in Wireless CDMA Networks. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’03), Papeete, French Polynesia, February 2003.

S. Aïssa, P. Mermelstein
Downlink flow control for Wireless CDMA packet data networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, September 2002, Vol: 51(5) Pages: 1193-1205

F. Beaulieu and S. Aissa
Downlink Packet Data Scheduling for Wireless WCDMA Systems Proc. IASTED International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (CSN’02), Malaga, Spain, pp. 68-73, September 2002.

S. Aïssa, E. Dubois
Robust VB 2D-CELP image transmission over CDMA Rayleigh fading channels
Elsevier Science, Signal Processing: Image Communication Journal, August 2001, Vol: 16(10) Pages:931-948