Alberto Rico-Alvariño

Wireless Communications Researcher
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I am researcher at Corporate R&D, Qualcomm Inc. My research interests are Cognitive Radio Networks, Cooperative Communication Schemes, Link Adaptation techniques and Wireless Communications in general.

Alberto Rico
Education

University of Vigo

Ph.D. Signal Theory and Communications. 2012 - 2014.
M.S. Signal Processing Applications in Communications. 2010 - 2012.
B.E. Telecommunication Engineering, 2005 - 2010.

Publications

Journal Papers

Alberto Rico-Alvariño and Robert W. Heath Jr. Learning-Based Adaptive Transmission for Limited Feedback Multiuser MIMO-OFDM. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño, Carlos Mosquera, and Fernando Pérez-González. Overlay Cognitive Transmission in a Multicarrier Broadcast Network with Dominant Line of Sight Reception. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

Conference Papers

Alberto Rico-Alvariño, Jesus Arnau and Carlos Mosquera Balancing Closed and Open Loop CSI in Mobile Satellite Link Adaptation. ASMS/SPSC 2014, Livorno, Italy. Best paper award
Alberto Rico-Alvariño, Robert W. Heath Jr. and Carlos Mosquera FER Prediction with Variable Codeword Length. ICASSP 2014, Firenze, Italy.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño, Jesús Arnau and Carlos Mosquera Statistical Cross Layer Adaptation in Fast Fading Mobile Satellite Channels. GLOBECOM 2013 - Symposium on Selected Areas in Communications (GC13 SAC), Atlanta, GA.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño and Robert W. Heath Jr. Link Adaptation in MIMO-OFDM with Practical Impairments. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, Nov 2013.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño, Jesús Arnau and Carlos Mosquera Cross Layer Link Adaptation in Time Varying Mobile Satellite Channels with Statistical and Outdated CSIT. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, Nov 2013.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño and Robert W. Heath Jr. Learning Based Link Adaptation in Multiuser MIMO-OFDM. EUSIPCO 2013, Marrakech, Morocco, Sep 2013.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño and Carlos Mosquera. Analytical Characterization of the Single Frequency Network Gain Using Effective SNR Metrics. ISWCS 2013, Ilmenau, Germany, Aug 2013.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño and Carlos Mosquera. Optimum Training for CSI Acquisition in Cognitive Radio Channels. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, Nov 2012.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño and Carlos Mosquera. Overlay Spectrum Reuse in a Broadcast Network: Covering the Whole Grayscale of Spaces . IEEE DySpan, Bellevue, Washington, USA, Oct 2012.
Jesús Arnau, Alberto Rico-Alvariño, and Carlos Mosquera. Adaptive transmission techniques for mobile satellite systems, in ICSSC 2012, Otawa, Canada, Sept. 2012. Best Professional Paper Award
Alberto Rico-Alvariño and Carlos Mosquera. On the Effect of Echoes in Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Single Frequency Networks: Analysis and Countermeasures. ASMS/SPSC 2012, Baiona, Spain, Sept 2012.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño, Carlos Mosquera, and Fernando Pérez-González. Overlay spectrum reuse in a multicarrier broadcast network: Single receiver analysis. IEEE SPAWC, Cesme, Turkey, June 2012.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño, Carlos Mosquera, and Fernando Pérez-González. Overlay spectrum reuse in a multicarrier broadcast network: Coverage analysis. IEEE SPAWC, Cesme, Turkey, June 2012.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño and Carlos Mosquera. Overlay Cognitive Transmission in OFDM Point to Point Systems Exploiting Primary Feedback. CIP 2012, Baiona, Spain, May 2012.
Alberto Rico-Alvariño, Carlos Mosquera, and Fernando Pérez-González., On the Co-existence of Primary and Secondary Transmitters in a Broadcast Network. CogART, Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 2011.

Doctoral Dissertation

Alberto Rico-Alvariño Cognitive and Signal Processing Techniques for Improved Spectrum Exploitation in Wireless Communications. June 2014. Directed by Prof. Carlos Mosquera, Universidade de Vigo
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