Monica Nicoli



Assistant Professor
Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria (DEIB)
Politecnico di Milano
P.zza L. da Vinci 32
I-20133 Milano, Italy
Ph: +39 02 2399 3429
Fax: +39 02 2399 3413
E-mail: monica.nicoli@polimi.it
 

 
NEWS

Former student Francesca Carminati won the AICA-CNIT-CINI Best Thesis Award 2013 for the MSc. Thesis titled "Passive radio localization: channel modeling and algorithms", Supervisor Monica Nicoli, Co-supervisor Stefano Savazzi, Politecnico di Milano, December 2012. See details on the AICA website and the official announcement.

Course for PhD students "Estimation theory: Advances and selected topics", by U. Spagnolini and M. Nicoli, September-October 2014.


Cooperative Bayesian Estimation of Vehicular Traffic in Large-scale Networks
Localization and tracking of passive targets (people, objects) moving in an area covered by a peer-to-peer wireless network.
Applications: emergency and rescue operations, 
access control and counting, pedestrian traffic monitoring and modeling, home automation applications.

Device-free localization
Localization and tracking of passive targets (people, objects) moving in an area covered by a peer-to-peer wireless network.
Applications: emergency and rescue operations, 
access control and counting, pedestrian traffic monitoring and modeling, home automation applications.

Wireless Sensor Networks for Traffic Management and Road Safety
Ad hoc wireless networks and data processinf for traffic monitoring

BIOGRAPHY                                                                                    

Vitae


Awards

 


RESEARCH INTERESTS


Statistical signal processing for communication systems: distributed signal processing, cooperative systems, intelligent transportation systems, wireless positioning,
wireless sensor networks, PHY-layer for multi-carrier/multi-antenna systems, soft iterative processing, channel aware resource allocation.

TEACHING

 

Undergraduate level:

 

Graduate level:

 

Ph.D. level:

 

 

CO-TUTOR OF M.Sc. THESES

 

TUTOR OF M.Sc. THESES


SUPERVISOR/CO-SUPERVISOR/OPPONENT FOR Ph.D. THESES



RESEARCH PROJECTS AND COOPERATIONS

 

Idustrial cooperations

 

Projects

 

Cooperations with universities/research institutes  (co-autorship in joint  papers)

 


MEMBERSHIPS

 

 

EDITORIAL WORK



PUBLICATIONS

 

Journal papers

  1. A. Pascale, F. Deflorio, M. Nicoli, B. Dalla Chiara, M. Pedroli, "Analysis of motorway typical speed profiles from floating vehicle data," Elsevier Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, to appear, 2015.
  2. A. Pascale, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, "Cooperative Bayesian Estimation of Vehicular Traffic in Large-scale Networks," IEEE Trans. Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 2074 - 2088, Oct. 2014.
  3. M. Spadacini, S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, "Wireless Home Automation Networks for Indoor Surveillance: System design and Experimental Analysis," Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, January 2014 (in most viewed articles for this journal, Highly Accessed).
  4. S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, F. Carminati, M. Riva, "A Bayesian Approach to Device-free Localization: Modeling and Experimental Assessment," IEEE Journal of  Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on  Non-cooperative Localization Networks, to appear, 2014. (in most popular articles for this journal) 
  5. P. Castiglione, S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, T. Zemen, Partner Selection in Indoor-to-Outdoor Cooperative Networks: an Experimental Study, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special issue "Theories and Methods for Advanced Wireless Relays - II Part", Vol. 31, No. 8, Aug. 2013.
  6. S. Savazzi, U. Spagnolini, L. Goratti, D. Molteni, M. Latva-aho, M. Nicoli, “Ultra-Wide Band Sensor Networks in Oil and Gas Explorations,” IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 150-160, April 2013.
  7. D. Molteni, M. Nicoli, "Joint OSC Receiver for Evolved GSM/EDGE Systems," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 2608-2619, June 2013.
  8. A. Pascale, M. Nicoli, F. Deflorio, B. Dalla Chiara, U. Spagnolini, “Wireless Sensor Networks for Traffic Management and Road Safety, IET Intelligent Transport Systems, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 66-77, Mar. 2012. (in most popular articles for this journal).
  9. M. Nicoli, S. Gezici, Z. Sahinoglu, H. Wymeersch, Localization in Mobile Wireless and Sensor Networks, Editorial for the Special Issue on Localization in Mobile Wireless and Sensor Networks, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Dec. 2011. 
  10. D. Molteni, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Performance of MIMO-OFDMA systems in correlated fading channels and non-stationary interference,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, vol. 10, no. 5, May 2011. 
  11. S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, M. Sternad, “A comparative analysis of spatial multiplexing techniques for outdoor MIMO-OFDM systems with limited feedback constraints,” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology,Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 218-230, Jan. 2009.
  12. M. Nicoli, C. Morelli, V. Rampa, “A Jump Markov Particle Filter for Localization of Moving Terminals in Multipath Indoor Scenarios,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 56, N. 8, pp. 3801-3809, August 2008. 
  13. M. Nicoli and V. Rampa, "Bayesian Algorithms for Indoor Radio Localization," ERCIM News, European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics, Vol. 71, pp. 50-51, October 2007.
  14. M. Nicoli, S. Ferrara, U. Spagnolini, “Soft-iterative channel estimation: methods and performance analysis,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 2993-3006, June 2007.
  15. S. Ferrara, T. Matsumoto, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Soft iterative channel estimation with subspace and rank tracking,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 5-8, January 2007. 
  16. C. Morelli, M. Nicoli, V. Rampa, U. Spagnolini, “Hidden Markov models for radio localization in mixed LOS/NLOS conditions,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 1525-1542, April 2007.
  17. M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Reduced-rank channel estimation for time-slotted mobile communication systems,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 53, N. 3, pp. 926-944, March 2005. 
  18. M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, Subspace-methods for space-time processing, EURASIP Book series on Signal Processing and Communications, Vol. 3, Smart Antennas - State of the Art, edited by T. Kaiser, A. Bourdoux, H. Boche, J. R. Fonollosa, J.B. Andersen, W. Utschick, pp. 27-52, Hindawi Publ. Corp., 2005
  19. M. Nicoli, O. Simeone, U. Spagnolini, “Multi-slot estimation of frequency-selective fast-varying channels,” IEEE Trans. Commun., pp. 1337-1347, Vol. 51, No. 8, August 2003. 
  20. M. Nicoli, O. Simeone, U. Spagnolini, “Multi-slot estimation of fast-varying space-time communication channels,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, pp. 1184-1195, Vol. 51, N. 5, 1184-1195, May 2003.
  21. M. Nicoli, O. Simeone,  U. Spagnolini, “Multi-slot estimation of fast-varying space-time channels in TD-CDMA systems,” IEEE Communication Letters, Vol.6, N.9, pp.376-378, September 2002. 
  22. M. Nicoli, V. Rampa, U. Spagnolini, “Hidden Markov Model for multidimensional wavefront tracking,” IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 40, N. 3, pp. 651-662, March 2002. Cover of the issue. (pdf)

Chapters in international books

  1. G. Bacci, P. Closas, A. D'Amico, D. Dardari, C. Fernández-Prades, D. Fontanella, S. Gezici, M. Luise, A. Mallat, U. Mengali, M. Nájar, M. Nicoli, C. Ostages, L. Vandendorpe, Fundamental Limits in the Accuracy of Wireless Positioning, pp. 155-205, in Satellite and Terrestrial Radio Positioning Techniques - A signal processing perspective, edited by D. Dardari, E. Falletti, M. Luise, ISBN 978-0-12-382084-6, Elsevier, 2012.
  2. D. Dardari, M. Di Dio, A. Emmanuele, D. Fontanella, S. Gezici, M. R. Gholami, M. Kieffer, E. Lagunas, J. Louveaux, A. Mallat, M. Nájar, M. Navarro, M. Nicoli, L. Reggiani, M. Rydström, E. G. Ström, L. Vandendorpe, F. Zanier, Innovative Signal Processing Techniques for Wireless Positioning, pp. 207-316, in Satellite and Terrestrial Radio Positioning Techniques - A signal processing perspective, edited by D. Dardari, E. Falletti, M. Luise, ISBN 978-0-12-382084-6, Elsevier, 2012.
  3. M. Nicoli, S. Savazzi, O. Simeone, R. Bosisio, G. Primolevo, L. Sampietro, C. Santacesaria, Deployment and design of multi-antenna WiMax systems in a non-stationary interference environment, in Current Technology Developments of Wimax Systems, edited by Maode Ma, Springer Publications, 2009. 
  4. A. Pascale, F. Deflorio, M. Nicoli, B. Dalla Chiara, M. Pedroli, "Typical speed profiles on motorways from floating vehicle data," in Environment, land use and transportation systems. Selected papers, edited by  Agostino Cappelli, Alessandra Libardo, Silvio Nocera. Franco Angeli, 2013. Scientific seminar SIDT, Venezia 6.10.2011, Vol. 1797.42, pp. 272-286, ISBN: 9788820456559, 2013.

 

Theses

  1. M. Nicoli, Multi-user Reduced Rank Receivers for TD/CDMA Systems, Ph.D. Thesis,  Politecnico di Milano, December 2001. Advisor Prof. Umberto Spagnolini, referee Prof. Anders Ahlén (Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden). 
  2. M. Nicoli, Stima di Orizzonti in Volumi Sismici a N Dimensioni (Multitarget delay tracking based on Hidden Markov Models), Ph.D. Minor Research Thesis, Politecnico di Milano, October 2000. Advisor Prof. Fabio Rocca. Internal Report n. 2000.36.
  3.  M. Nicoli, Rivelazione e Inseguimento di Orizzonti Multipli nella Sismica a Riflessione (Detection and estimation of multidimensional wavefronts in 3D seismic reflection surveys), Master thesis in Telecommunication Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, July 1998. Advisors Prof. Fabio Rocca, Prof. Umberto Spagnolini,  Prof. Vittorio Rampa.

Patents

  1. C. Santacesaria, L. Sampietro, U. Spagnolini, M. Nicoli, O. Simeone, “Method to improve the channel estimate in broadband SIMO/MIMO cellular radio networks during abrupt interference variations,” patent pending.  
  2. C. Santacesaria, L. Sampietro, U. Spagnolini, M. Nicoli, O. Simeone, S. Savazzi, “Method for optimizing the spacing between receiving antennas of an array usable for counteracting both interference and fading in cellular systems,” patent pending.
  3. L. Moretti, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, O. Simeone, “Method for the estimation and tracking of channel modes in multicarrier communication systems,” European Patent, n. EP 03425721.2, 05/11/2003.
  4. M. B. Nicoli, O. Simeone, U. Spagnolini, M. Aldrovrandi, “Method and device for channel estimation in digital radio communications,” European Patent, n. EP 02425260.3, 23/04/2002.
  5. V. Del Bello, M. B. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Variable complexity space-time channel estimation and receiver for mobile communication systems,” European Patent, n. EP 01830291.9, 04/05/2001.

Publications in International Refereed Conferences

  1. G. Soatti, M. Nicoli, A. Matera, S. Schiaroli, U. Spagnolini,"Consensus Algorithms for Distributed Localization in Cooperative Wireless Networks," The Eleventh International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2014), IEEE, August 26-29 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
  2. M. Nicoli, G. Soatti, S. Savazzi, "Distributed estimation of macroscopic channel parameters in dense cooperative wireless network," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, 6-9 April 2014.
  3. A. Pascale, G. Gomes, M. Nicoli, "Estimation of Highway Traffic from Sparse Sensors: Stochastic Modeling and Particle Filtering," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2013.
  4. S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, M. Riva, “Radio Imaging by Cooperative Wireless Network: Localization Algorithms and Experiments,” IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2012), Paris, 1-4 April 2012.
  5. M. Spadacini, S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, S. Nicoli, “Wireless Networks for Smart Surveillance: technologies, protocol designs and experiments,” IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2012), Workshop Internet of Things Enabling Technologies: “Embracing the M2M Communications and Beyond”, Paris, 1 April 2012.
  6. A. Pascale, F. Deflorio, M. Nicoli, B. Dalla Chiara, M. Pedroli, “Typical speed profiles on motorways from floating vehicle data”, Scientific Seminar organized by SIDT (Società Italiana Docenti di Trasporti) 2011, Energy, Environment and Innovation in Sustainable Transport Systems, Venezia, 6 October 2011.
  7. S. Savazzi, L. Goratti, D. Fontanella, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Pervasive UWB Sensor Networks for Oil exploration”, IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB 2011), September 14-16, 2011, Bologna, Italy.
  8. A. Pascale, F. Deflorio, M. Pedroli, M. Nicoli, B. Dalla Chiara, “Analysis of typical speed profiles from floating heavy vehicles”, 2nd International Conference on Models and Technologies for ITS (MT-ITS) 2011, June 22-24, 2011, Leuven, Belgium.
  9. A. Pascale, M. Nicoli, “Adaptive Bayesian Network for Traffic Flow Prediction”, Proc. IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP 2011), 28-30 June, 2011, Nice, France.
  10. D. Molteni, M. Nicoli, M. Säily, “Resource Allocation Algorithm for GSM-OSC Cellular Systems”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’11), June 5-9, 2011, Kyoto, Japan. 
  11. P. Castiglione, S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, G. Matz, “Partner Selection in Cooperative Networks: Efficiency vs Fairness in Ricean Fading Channels,” Proc. IEEE ISCCSP 2010. 
  12. P. Castiglione, S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, G. Matz, “Partner Selection: Efficiency vs Fairness in Ricean Environments,” COST 2100 TD(10)10020, Athens, Greece, February 3-5, 2010.
  13. P. Castiglione, S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, T. Zemen, “Impact of Fading Statistics on Partner Selection in Indoor-to-Outdoor Cooperative Networks,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’10), May 2010.
  14. D. Fontanella, M. Nicoli, L. Vandendorpe, “Bayesian localization in sensor networks: distributed algorithm and fundamental limits,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’10), May 2010. 
  15. D. Molteni, M. Nicoli, “A Novel Uplink Receiver for GSM/EDGE Systems with Orthogonal Sub Channel Feature,” Proc. IEEE Asilomar, Nov. 2009. 
  16. P. Castiglione, M. Nicoli, S. Savazzi, T. Zemen, “Impact of Fading Statistics on Partner Selection Strategies in Indoor-to-Outdoor Cooperative Networks”, COST 2100 TD(09)902, Vienna, Austria, September 28-30, 2009.
  17. M. Nicoli and D. Fontanella, “Fundamental Performance Limits of TOA-based Cooperative Localization,” Proc. International Workshop on Synergies in Communications and Localization (SyCoLo 2009), workshop of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’09), June 2009.
  18. P. Castiglione, M. Nicoli, S. Savazzi, T. Zemen, “Cooperative Regions For Coded Cooperation Over Time-Varying Fading Channels,” Proc. ITG/IEEE Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA’09), Feb. 2009.  (pdf)
  19. M. Nicoli and D. Fontanella, “Accuracy limits for TOA cooperative localization,” NEWCOM++ ACoRN Joint Workshop, Barcelona, March 30-April 1, 2009.
  20. S. Savazzi, U. Spagnolini, M. Nicoli, D. Fontanella, “Self-configurating wireless sensor networks for seismic applications”, joint Newcom++ - AcoRN workshop, Barcelona, March 30-April 1, 2009. 
  21. P. Castiglione, M. Nicoli, T. Zemen,  “Performance Analysis of Coded Cooperation over Time-Variant Channels”, joint Newcom++ - AcoRN workshop, Barcelona, March 30-April 1, 2009. (pdf)
  22. D. Molteni, M. Nicoli, “Interference mitigation in multi-cell LTE systems: performane over correlated fading channels,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA’08).  (pdf)
  23. D. Molteni, R. Bosisio, M. Nicoli, “Analytic framework for performance evaluation of multi-antenna WiMax systems over fading channel,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’08).  (pdf)
  24. D. Molteni, M. Nicoli, R. Bosisio, L. Sampietro, “Performance analysis of multiantenna WiMax systems over frequency-selective fading channels,” Proc. IEEE Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’07), Athens, 3-4 Semptember 2007.  (pdf)
  25. M. Nicoli, L. Sampietro, C. Santacesaria, U. Spagnolini, D. Archetti, A. Bonfanti, M. Sala,  “Deployment and design of multiantenna solutions for fixed WiMax systems,”  Proc. 8th European Conference on Fixed Wireless Networks and Technologies (ECRR 2007), Paris, April 2007.  (pdf)
  26. M. Nicoli, M. Sala, L. Sampietro, C. Santacesaria, O. Simeone, “Adaptive array processing for time-varying interference mitigation in IEEE 802.16,” Proc. IEEE Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’06), pp. 1-5, Helsinki, 11-14 Semptember 2006.  (pdf)
  27. M. Nicoli, L. Sampietro, C. Santacesaria, S. Savazzi,  O. Simeone, U. Spagnolini, “Throughput optimization for non-uniform linear antenna arrays in multicell WiMAX systems,” Proc. IEEE Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA’06), 8 pp., Reisensburg near Ulm, 13-14 March 2006. (pdf)
  28. C. Morelli, M. Nicoli, V. Rampa, U. Spagnolini, C. Alippi, “Particle filters for RSS-based localization in wireless sensor networks: An experimental study,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’06), Vol. 4, pp. 957-960, Toulouse, 14-19 May  2006. (pdf)
  29. S. Savazzi, M. Nicoli, M. Sternad, “Spatial multiplexing for outdoor MIMO-OFDM systems with limited feedback costraint,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’06), Vol. 1, pp. 73-78, Istanbul, 11-15 June 2006. (pdf)
  30. S. Ferrara, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Soft-iterative estimation of structured channels: performance analysis and comparison,” Proc. International Workshop on Convergent Technologies (IWCT’05), 5 pp., Oulu, 9-10 June 2005. (pdf)
  31. M. Nicoli, C. Morelli, V. Rampa, U. Spagnolini, “HMM-based tracking of moving terminals in dense multipath indoor environments,” Proc. EURASIP European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO’05), 4 pp., Antaya, September 2005. (pdf)
  32. M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “A subspace method for channel estimation in soft-iterative receivers,” Proc. EURASIP European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO’05), 4 pp., Antaya, September 2005. (pdf)
  33. R. Bosisio, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Kalman filter of channel modes in time-varying wireless systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’05), Vol. 3, pp. 785-788, Philadelphia, March 2005. (pdf)
  34.  C. Morelli, M. Nicoli, V. Rampa, U. Spagnolini, “Hidden Markov Models for Radio Location of Moving Terminals in LOS/NLOS conditions,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’05), Vol. 4, pp. 877-880, Philadelphia, March 2005. (pdf)
  35. B. Moschini, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “A subspace method for soft estimation of block-fading channels in turbo equalization,” COST 273 10th Meeting of the Management Committee, Document number TD(04)090, 6 pp., Gothenburg, June 2004. (pdf)
  36.  O. Simeone, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Subspace tracking for uplink/downlink array processing in CDMA systems,” Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM’03), pp. 824-828, Vol. 2, San Francisco, December 2003. (pdf)
  37. M. Nicoli, O. Simeone, U. Spagnolini, “Multi-slot estimation of fast-varying space-time communication channels,” COST 273 6th Meeting of the Management Committee, Document number TD(03)042, 12 pp., Barcelona, 15-17 January 2003. (pdf)
  38. A. Bifano, A. Colamonico, M. Nicoli, V. Rampa, U. Spagnolini, “Architectures for sliding window multiuser detection in TD-SCDMA systems,” European Conference on Wireless Technology (ECWT’02), Sessione E3 (4pp), Milano, 26-27 September 2002. (pdf)
  39. M. Aldrovrandi, M. Nicoli, O. Simeone, U. Spagnolini, “Subspace tracking methods for channel estimation in TD-SCDMA systems,” European Conference on Wireless Technology (ECWT’02), Sessione E6 (4pp), Milano, 26-27 September 2002. (pdf)
  40. M. Nicoli, O. Simeone, U. Spagnolini, “A multi-slot method to estimate the fast-varying channels in TD-CDMA systems,” Proc. EURASIP XI European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO’02), Vol.3, pp.635-638, Toulouse, 3-6 September 2002. (pdf)
  41. M. Nicoli, M. Sternad, U. Spagnolini, A. Ahlén,  “Reduced-rank channel estimation and tracking in time-slotted CDMA systems,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’02), Vol. 1, pp. 533-537, New York City, 28 April - 2 May 2002. (pdf)
  42. M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Reducing the complexity of the space-time channel estimate at minimum risk,” Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’F01), Vol. 1, pp. 17-21, Atlantic City, 7-11 October 2001. (pdf)
  43. M. Beretta, A. Colamonico, M. Nicoli, V. Rampa, U. Spagnolini, “Space-Time multiuser detectors for TDD-UTRA: design and optimization,” Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’F01), Vol. 1, pp. 375-379, Atlantic City, 7-11 October 2001. (pdf)
  44. M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Reduced-rank channel estimation and rank order selection for CDMA systems,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’01), Vol. 9, pp. 2737-2741, Helsinki, 11-15 June 2001. (pdf)
  45. M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Adaptive-rank receiver for space-time DS-CDMA systems,” Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC’S01), Vol. 1, pp. 78-82, Rodes, 6-9 May 2001. (pdf)
  46. M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Multiuser space-time channel estimation for CDMA under reduced-rank constraint,” Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM’00), Vol. 1, pp. 147-151, San Francisco, 27 November - 1 December 2000. (pdf)
  47. M. Nicoli, V. Rampa, U. Spagnolini, “Multitarget detection/tracking based on Hidden Markov Model,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’00), Vol. 5, pp. 3196-3199, Istanbul, 5-9 June 2000. (pdf)
  48. N. Bienati, M. Nicoli, U. Spagnolini, “Non parametric methods for multidimensional wavefront estimation,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IGARSS’00), Vol. 2, pp. 705 -707, Honolulu, 24-28 July 2000. (pdf)

Invited Talks

  1. M. Nicoli, “Stochastic methods for wireless positioning and applications to ITS”, Telecommunications Forum, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, 29th June 2012.
  2. M. Nicoli, “Wireless positioning and applications to ITS”, “Scuola Interpolitecnica di Dottorato” (SIPD), Summer School, Politecnico di Torino, 12th July 2012.
  3. M. Nicoli, “Radio localization: Fundamentals and Applications”, Mechanics Engineering School, Politecnico di Torino, Dip. Idraulica, Trasporti e Infrastrutture, 12th December 2011 and 18th December 2012.
  4. M. Nicoli, “Cooperative Localization in Wireless Networks: Fundamental Limits and Algorithms”, Workshop on “Cooperative Communications and Networking”, European Wireless Technology Conference, European Microwave Week 2010, Paris, 26th September 2010.
  5. M. Nicoli, “Cooperative Localization Based on Times of Arrival”, Technical University of Vienna, 30th April, 2009. 
  6. M. Nicoli, “Subspace-based Methods for Array Processing in Wireless Communication Systems”, FTW, Vienna, 14th July 2006.

 

Others

  1. C. Fernandez-Prades, M. Nicoli, D. Dardari, “216715 NEWCOM++ Deliverable Number: DB.4 Final Report: Seamless Positioning Techniques in Wireless Communications” 220pp., December 2011. (pdf)
  2. Contribution to the Book of the European COST-273 Project Mobile Broadband Multimedia Networks Techniques, Models and Tools for 4G, edited by L. M. Correia, Elsevier, 2006.


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