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Book Chapters

Journal Papers

  1. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “On the equivalence of maximum SNR and MMSE estimation: Applications to additive non-Gaussian channels and quantized observations,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 64, no. 23, pp. 6190-6199, Dec. 1, 2016.
  2. L. Rugini, “Symbol error probability of hexagonal QAM,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 1523-1526, Aug. 2016.
  3. L. Rugini, “Tight upper bounds on the probability of error of quaternary simplex signals,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1001-1004, June 2015.
  4. D. A. Samo, M. Slimani, G. Baruffa, and L. Rugini, “A performance study of DVB-T2 and DVB-T2-Lite for mobile reception,” Digital Signal Processing, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 35-42, Feb. 2015.
  5. G. Baruffa, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “Design and validation of a software defined radio testbed for DVB-T transmission,” Radioengineering, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 387-398, Apr. 2014.
  6. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and G. Leus, “Small sample size performance of the energy detector,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 1814-1817, Sept. 2013.
  7. L. Rugini, “Linear equalization for multicode MC-CDMA downlink channels,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 1353-1356, Sept. 2012.
  8. M. Poggioni, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “QoS analysis of a scheduling policy for heterogeneous users employing AMC jointly with ARQ,” IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 58, no. 9, pp. 2639-2652, Sept. 2010.
  9. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “Probability of error of linearly modulated signals with Gaussian cochannel interference in maximally correlated Rayleigh fading channels,” EURASIP J. Wireless Commun. Netw., vol. 2010, Article ID 193183, pp. 1-13, 2010.
  10. K. Fang, L. Rugini, and G. Leus, “Block transmissions over doubly selective channels: Iterative channel estimation and turbo equalization,” EURASIP J. Adv. Signal Process., vol. 2010, Article ID 974652, pp. 1-13, 2010.
  11. M. Poggioni, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “DVB-T/H and T-DMB: Physical layer performance comparison in fast mobile channels,” IEEE Trans. Broadcast., vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 719-730, Dec. 2009.
  12. K. Fang, L. Rugini, and G. Leus, “Low-complexity block turbo equalization for OFDM systems in time-varying channels,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 5555-5566, Nov. 2008.
  13. M. Poggioni, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “A novel simulation model for coded OFDM in Doppler scenarios,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 2969-2980, Sept. 2008.
  14. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and G. Leus, “Low-complexity banded equalizers for OFDM systems in Doppler spread channels,” EURASIP J. Appl. Signal Process., vol. 2006, Article ID 67404, pp. 1-13, 2006.
  15. E. Ricci, L. Rugini, and R. Perfetti, “SVM-based CDMA receiver with incremental active learning,” Neurocomputing, vol. 69, pp. 1691-1696, Aug. 2006.
  16. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and G. B. Giannakis, “Local ML detection for multicarrier DS-CDMA downlink systems with grouped linear precoding,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 306-311, Feb. 2006.
  17. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “BER of OFDM systems impaired by carrier frequency offset in multipath fading channels,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 2279-2288, Sept. 2005.
  18. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and G. Leus, “Simple equalization of time-varying channels for OFDM,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 619-621, July 2005.
  19. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “Joint impact of frequency synchronization errors and intermodulation distortion on the performance of multicarrier DS-CDMA systems,” EURASIP J. Appl. Signal Process., vol. 2005, no. 5, pp. 730-742, Apr. 2005.
  20. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and S. Cacopardi, “A full-rank regularization technique for MMSE detection in multiuser CDMA systems,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 9, no.1, pp. 34-36, Jan. 2005.
  21. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and S. Cacopardi, “SER performance of linear multiuser detectors for DS-CDMA downlink with transmitter nonlinear distortions,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 992-1000, July 2004.
  22. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and S. Cacopardi, “Theoretical analysis and performance of the decorrelating detector for DS-CDMA signals in nonlinear channels,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 367-372, Mar. 2004.

Conference Papers

  1. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and G. Leus, “ Spectrum sensing using energy detectors with performance computation capabilities,” EURASIP European Signal Processing Conf. (EUSIPCO 2016), Budapest, Hungary, pp. 1608-1612, Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2016.
  2. G. Baruffa and L. Rugini, “Soft-output demapper with approximated LLR for DVB-T2 systems,” IEEE Global Communications Conf. (GLOBECOM 2015), San Diego, California, USA, Dec. 6-10, 2015.
  3. P. Banelli and L. Rugini, “Impulsive noise mitigation for wireless OFDM,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2015), Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 346-350, June 28-July 1, 2015.
  4. M. Guerrini, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “A non-periodic sensing strategy for improved throughput in cognitive radio networks,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2014), Florence, Italy, pp. 7288-7292, May 4-9, 2014.
  5. M. Guerrini, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “Sensing-throughput tradeoff for cognitive radios,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2013), Darmstadt, Germany, pp. 115-119, June 16-19, 2013.
  6. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “Pilot-aided estimation of carrier frequency offsets and channel impulse responses for OFDM cooperative communications,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2012), Çeşme, Turkey, pp. 550-554, June 17-20, 2012.
  7. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, H. A. Suraweera, and C. Yuen, “Performance of Alamouti space-time coded OFDM with carrier frequency offset,” IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf. (GLOBECOM 2011), Houston, Texas, USA, Dec. 5-9, 2011.
  8. G. Bafna, P. Banelli, and L. Rugini, “Three-stage centralized spectrum sensing of OFDM signals,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2011), San Francisco, California, USA, pp. 286-290, June 26-29, 2011.
  9. P. Banelli and L. Rugini, “An H-infinity filtering approach for robust tracking of OFDM doubly-selective channels,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2010), Marrakech, Morocco, June 20-23, 2010.
  10. M. Poggioni, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “Multistage decoding-aided channel estimation and equalization for DVB-H in single-frequency networks,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2009), Perugia, Italy, pp. 181-185, June 21-24, 2009.
  11. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, K. Fang, and G. Leus “Enhanced turbo MMSE equalization for MIMO-OFDM over rapidly time-varying frequency-selective channels,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2009), Perugia, Italy, pp. 36-40, June 21-24, 2009.
  12. K. Fang, L. Rugini, and G. Leus, “Low-complexity frequency-domain turbo equalization for single-carrier transmissions over doubly-selective channels,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2009), Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 2541-2544, Apr. 19-24, 2009.
  13. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “Frequency-domain extended models for equalization of doubly-selective channels,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2008), Recife, Brazil, pp. 520-524, July 6-9, 2008.
  14. K. Fang, L. Rugini, and G. Leus, “Iterative channel estimation and turbo equalization for time-varying OFDM systems,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2008), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 2909-2912, Mar. 30-Apr. 4, 2008.
  15. L. Rugini and G. Leus, “Basis expansion adaptive filters for time-varying system identification,” IEEE Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP 2007), St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA, pp. 153-156, Dec. 12-14, 2007.
  16. M. Poggioni, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “Analyzing performance of multi-user scheduling jointly with AMC and ARQ,” IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf. (GLOBECOM 2007), Washington, D.C., USA, pp. 3483-3488, Nov. 26-30, 2007.
  17. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and M. Berioli, “Block equalization for single-carrier satellite communications with high-mobility receivers,” IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf. (GLOBECOM 2007), Washington, D.C., USA, pp. 5021-5025, Nov. 26-30, 2007.
  18. M. Poggioni, L. Rugini, and P. Banelli, “A novel simulation model for coded OFDM in Doppler scenarios: DVB-T versus DAB,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC 2007), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, pp. 5689-5694, June 24-28, 2007.
  19. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “Performance analysis of banded equalizers for OFDM systems in time-varying channels,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2007), Helsinki, Finland, June 17-20, 2007.
  20. P. Banelli, R. C. Cannizzaro, and L. Rugini, “Data-aided Kalman tracking for channel estimation in Doppler-affected OFDM systems,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2007), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, vol. 3, pp. 133-136, Apr. 15-20, 2007.
  21. K. Fang, G. Leus, and L. Rugini, “Alamouti space-time coded OFDM systems in time- and frequency-selective channels,” IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf. (GLOBECOM 2006), San Francisco, California, USA, Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2006.
  22. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “Banded equalizers for MIMO-OFDM in fast time-varying channels,” invited paper in EURASIP European Signal Processing Conf. (EUSIPCO 2006), Florence, Italy, Sept. 4-8, 2006.
  23. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, R. C. Cannizzaro, and G. Leus, “Channel estimation and windowed DFE for OFDM with Doppler spread,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2006), Toulouse, France, vol. 4, pp. 137-140, May 15-19, 2006.
  24. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “Windowing techniques for ICI mitigation in multicarrier systems,” EURASIP European Signal Processing Conf. (EUSIPCO 2005), Antalya, Turkey, Sept. 4-8, 2005.
  25. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and G. Leus, “Block DFE and windowing for Doppler-affected OFDM systems,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2005), New York, USA, pp. 470-474, June 5-8, 2005.
  26. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and G. Leus, “Reduced-complexity equalization for MC-CDMA systems over time-varying channels,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2005), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, vol. 3, pp. 473-476, Mar. 19-23, 2005.
  27. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and G. B. Giannakis, “MMSE-based local ML detection of linearly precoded OFDM signals,IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC 2004), Paris, France, vol. 6, pp. 3270-3275, June 20-24, 2004.
  28. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and S. Cacopardi, “Probability of error of OFDM systems with carrier frequency offset in frequency-selective fading channels,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC 2004), Paris, France, vol. 6, pp. 3289-3293, June 20-24, 2004.
  29. L. Rugini and P. Banelli, “BER of MC-DS-CDMA systems with CFO and nonlinear distortions,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2004), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, vol. 4, pp. 773-776, May 17-21, 2004.
  30. P. Banelli and L. Rugini, “BER performance degradation of MC-DS-CDMA systems jointly affected by transmitter HPA and receiver CFO in frequency selective fading channels,” invited paper in IEEE Int. Symp. Control, Communications and Signal Processing (ISCCSP 2004), Hammamet, Tunisia, pp. 67-70, Mar. 21-24, 2004.
  31. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and S. Cacopardi, “Regularized MMSE multiuser detection using covariance matrix tapering,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC 2003), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, vol. 4, pp. 2460-2464, May 11-15, 2003.
  32. P. Banelli, L. Rugini, and S. Cacopardi, “Optimum output power back-off in non-linear channels for OFDM based WLAN,” invited paper in IEEE Int. Symp. Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT 2002), Marrakech, Morocco, pp. 586-591, Dec. 18-21, 2002.
  33. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and S. Cacopardi, “Effects of high-power amplification on linear multiuser detectors performance in DS-CDMA frequency-selective fading channels,” IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf. (GLOBECOM 2002), Taipei, Taiwan, vol. 2, pp. 1061-1065, Nov. 17-21, 2002.
  34. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and S. Cacopardi, “Performance analysis of the decorrelating multiuser detector for nonlinear amplified DS-CDMA signals,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC 2002), New York City, New York, USA, vol. 3, pp. 1466-1470, Apr. 28-May 2, 2002.
  35. L. Rugini, P. Banelli, and S. Cacopardi, “An analytical upper bound on MMSE performance using approximated MMSE multiuser detector in flat Rayleigh fading channels,” European Wireless (EW 2002), Florence, Italy, vol. 2, pp. 952-956, Feb. 25-28, 2002.
  36. P. Banelli, S. Cacopardi, and L. Rugini, “Improved performance of MMSE multiuser receivers for asynchronous CDMA: preliminary results,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC 2001), Helsinki, Finland, vol. 6, pp. 1959-1963, June 11-15, 2001.
  37. P. Banelli, S. Cacopardi, and L. Rugini, “Estimation errors sensitivity of MMSE multiuser receivers in DS-CDMA,” COST 262 Workshop Multiuser Detection in Spread Spectrum Communications, Schloss Reisensburg, Ulm, Germany, pp. 89-95, Jan. 17-18, 2001.

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