Both industry and the research community urgently require accurate
characterization of wireless channels in the bands above 6 GHz. While there are
many groups currently working on 5G channel measurements and modeling (e.g., METIS2020,
COST1004, IEEE 802.11ay, ETSI mmWave SIG, NYU Wireless), many of these efforts
are focused on developing channel models for specific wireless systems and may
be short-lived or adapted once initial standards are put in place.
In response to this need, the U.S. National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST) has recently begun to coordinate a 5G mmWave Channel
Model Alliance of companies, academia, and government organizations that is supporting
the development of more accurate, consistent, and predictive channel models.
This workshop will be a venue for all members of the 5G and cm/mmWave
channel modeling communities to brainstorm and to identify emerging concepts,
technologies, and analytical tools in this important area.
The workshop format will include keynote speakers and updates
and outreach from Alliance working groups. It will conclude with a panel
session. In order to accommodate a large number of submissions and improve
interaction between participants, all submissions will be presented in poster
format during the middle of the workshop.
The Workshop is accepting submissions by 29 May 2016. Please
contact Dave Michelson for more information.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:
- Measurement Methodology
- Channel Modeling Methodology
- Indoor Measurements and Models
- Outdoor Measurements and Models
- Emerging Measurements and Models