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The Monthly Newsletter of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society—December 2017

 

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Message from the EiC

Welcome to the December 2017 issue of VTS Mobile World—your last issue in 2017 for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. To herald this occasion, the outgoing VTS President, Javier Gozálves, will outline some of the great achievements during his two-year term. Javier will also report on the recent IEEE CDMA Milestone event held at Qualcomm site. Fabrice Labeau, our Vice President—Membership, will give a detailed report on his portfolio and the state of VTS membership in 2017. VTS Secretary James Irvine will report on the last VTS Board of Governors meeting held during VTC2017-Fall in Toronto in September and also on the results of the Society’s 2017 annual elections and the membership of Board of Governors in 2018.

This issue of VTS Mobile World include informative technical reports on motor vehicles, connected vehicles, mobile radio, and transportation systems—all major activities of the Society.

It has been a very busy and productive year for the Society. We here at VTS would like to remind you to renew your VTS membership before the end of year. It is also the time for sending out the call for nominations for IEEE Fellow Class of 2019.  Read More...

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Message from President: ¡Gracias y hasta pronto!
Javier Gozálvez, President, 2016–7

President of Vehicular Technology Society Javier Gozálvez wraps up his successful two-year term at the end of this year. On this occasion, Javier has provided our membership with a thorough state-of-society analysis, and passes on a great legacy to the new president in 2018. Javier will continue to be a member of Board of Governors as Senior Past President and also as one of the newly re-elected voting members in this year’s annual elections.  Read More...

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IEEE CDMA Milestone event at Qualcomm
Javier Gozálvez

Qualcomm receives IEEE Milestone for its pioneering work in CDMA. Their digital cellular radio system based upon CDMA significantly increased capacity, improved service quality, and extended battery life; and formed the basis for the IS-95 second-generation cellular standard and major 3G mobile broadband cellular standards.  Read More...

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Message from Vice President—Membership Development
Fabrice Labeau, VP—Membership

As 2017 draws to a close, it is time for me to reflect on my term as Vice President—Membership Development over the last two years.  Read More...

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IEEE VTS Report: Board of Governors Meeting in Toronto, Canada
James Irvine, VTS Secretary

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society is administered by its Board of Governors. this article summarizes the BoG’s third meeting of 2017—held on 26 September in Toronto, Canada, during IEEE VTC2017-Fall—is presented to the members for their information.  Read More...

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VTS Elections 2017: Results
James Irvine, VTS Secretary

The VTS Board of Governors consists of 15 voting members, along with various other executive officers who are members but who do not have a vote. Five of the voting membership are elected each year to serve for three years. Meet your society officers for 2018.  Read More...

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Call for Nominations for IEEE Fellow, Class of 2019
Abbas Jamalipour, VTS Fellows Committee Chair

IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members with extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The next deadline for submitting IEEE Fellow nominations is 1 March 2018, and you are invited to consider nominating a member with such achievements.  Read More...

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From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Wireless Communications in High Speed Trains

VTS members can enjoy the following new webinars—including Moments from IEEE VTC2017-Fall—available at the VTS Resource Center for free, simply sign in with your IEEE Web Account.  Read More...

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From IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
Advertisement Delivery and Display in Vehicular Networks: Using V2V Communications for Targeted Ads
Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World

This month, our Associate EiC reviews an article by Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini, Francesco Malandrino, and Matteo Sereno, from the third quarter of this year’s IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine.  Read More...

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Connected Vehicles
Toward Autonomous Vehicles
Elisabeth Uhlemann

Seoul National University demonstrates automated vehicle technology on the highway.  Read More...

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Mobile Radio
LTE Machine-Type Communications for IoT
Matthias Pätzold

NB-IoT communication technology provides a new solution for the last-mile data transmission of smart water meter reading systems.  Read More...

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Transportation Systems
Streetcars Return to Detroit
Harvey Glickenstein

Streetcars returned to Woodward Avenue in Detroit for the first time in 61 years with the 12 May 2017 opening of the 3.3-mi segment of the QLine from Larned Street to West Grand Boulevard.  Read More...

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Conference Preview
IEEE VPPC 2017, 11–14 December 2017, Belfort, France
Daniel Hissel and Samuel Hibon, General Co-chairs; Marie-Cécile Péra and Joao Trovao, TPC Co-chairs

Organization of VPPC 2017 will be shared between FEMTO-ST CNRS Institute, FCLAB CNRS Research Federation, University of Franche-Comte and University of Technology Belfort-Montbéliard and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.  Read More...

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Call for Papers
IEEE VTM's IEEE 5G Initiative Special Issue on 5G Technologies and Applications
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Editor-in-Chief

Abbas Jamalipour

 
 
 
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Events in 2017:
11–14 December 2017
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3–6 June 2018
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