IEEE Communication Theory Workshop
19–22 May 2024 // Banff, Canada


Authors are invited to participate in the IEEE Communication Theory Workshop through a regular poster session.


The organizing committee of CTW is soliciting contributions for the poster session devoted to recent results in the general area of communication theory. We especially encourage students and junior researchers to participate. There will be no published proceedings. Extended abstracts (2 pages maximum, double column, IEEE style file) for the poster session should be submitted with CTW 2024 in the subject to Deniz Gunduz ( and Angela Zhang (

Abstract submission deadline: March 15, 2024

Acceptance notification: April 1, 2024

Notes: We kindly request your attention to the schedule of poster sessions. There will be poster sessions held in two days. 

Please format your posters to fit the specified dimensions of 243 cm in width and 121 cm in height (4' by 8'). 

Poster Sessions:


Monday, May 20 (17:15 - 18:15)


1. Equalization Enhanced Phase Noise Compensation in Coherent Fiber Receivers

Abbas Abolfathimomtaz and Masoud Ardakani (University of Alberta, Canada); Hamid Ebrahimzad (Huawei Technologies Canada Company Ltd. Ottawa, Canada); Zhuhong Zhang (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Canada)


2. Sparse-SignSGD with Over-the-Air Computation

Chanho Park (Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea); Namyoon Lee (Korea University, South Korea)


3. Block Diagonalization for Frequency Asynchronous NOMA-OFDM Wireless Systems

Joohyun Son (Yonsei University, Korea & University of California Los Angeles, USA); Daesik Hong (Yonsei University, South Korea); Ian P. Roberts (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)


4. RIS-Assisted Joint Sensing and Communications via Fractionally Constrained Fractional Programming

Yiming Liu and Wei Yu (University of Toronto, Canada)


5. Low-Complexity Low-Latency Soft Zipper-GRAND Codes

Yoones Hashemi, Hamid Ebrahimzad, Chuandong Li, and Zhuhong Zhang (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Canada)


6. On the determination of the symbol error rate of coherent modulations in fading channels

Sébastien Roy (Engineering Université de Sherbrooke, Canada)


7. Aerial-Terrestrial Heterogeneous Networks for Urban Air Mobility: A Performance Analysis

Abdullah Abu Zaid, Baha Eddine Youcef Belmekki, Mohamed-Slim Alouini (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)


8. Secure Multi-User Downlink Communication with Aerial Eavesdropper Sensing

Ahmed A. Al-habob, Octavia A. Dobre (Memorial University, Canada); Yindi Jing (University of Alberta, Canada)


9. Universal Graph Compression: Stochastic Block Models

Alankrita Bhatt (California Institute of Technology, USA); Ziao Wangy (University of British Columbia, Canada); Chi Wangz (Microsoft Research, USA); Lele Wangy (University of British Columbia, Canada)


10. Federated Learning in Satellite Constellations

Bho Matthiesen, Nasrin Razmi, Armin Dekorsy (University of Bremen, Germany); Petar Popovski (Aalborg University, Denmark)


11. A Reinforcement Learning Approach for Wildfire Tracking with UAV Swarms

Carles Diaz-Vilor (University of California, Irvine, USA); Angel Lozano (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain); Hamid Jafarkhani (University of California, Irvine, USA)


12. Autoencoder-Based mmWave Hybrid Beamforming With Hardware Impairments

Chun-Kuan Wu and Chia-Han Lee (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)


13. On the Energy-Saving Potential of Adaptive Wireless Transceiver Front Ends

Florian Gast, Meik Dorpinghaus, Gerhard P. Fettweis (Dresden University of Technology, Germany); Padmanava Sen (Barkhausen Institut, Germany)


14. Delay-Doppler Parameter Estimation for DFRC-OTFS Using 2D Root-MUSIC

Akshay S. Bondre and Nicolo Michelusi (Arizona State University, USA); Christ D. Richmond (Duke University, USA)


15. Attention-aware Semantic Communications for Collaborative Inference

Jiwoong Im, Nayoung Kwon, Taewoo Park, Jiheon Woo, Jaeho Lee, and Yongjune Kim (Po-hang University of Science and Technology, South Korea)


16. Transmitting Data Through Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface: A Spatial Sigma-Delta Modulation Approach

Wai-Yiu Keung (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China); Hei Victor Cheng (Aarhus University, Denmark); Wing-Kin Ma (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)


17. Multi-Device Task-Oriented Communication via Maximal Coding Rate Reduction

Chang Cai (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China); Xiaojun Yuan (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China); Ying-Jun Angela Zhang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)


18. Precoding for Optical Wireless MISO Broadcasting

Zhenyu Charlus Zhang (McMaster University, Canada); Anas Chaaban (University of British Columbia, Canada); Steve Hranilovic (McMaster University, Canada)


Tuesday, May 21 (17:15 - 18:15)


19. A Novel PDL Mitigation Technique Based on a Convolutional Pre-coder, Interference Cancelation and Turbo De-Mapper

Hamid Ebrahimzad, Yoones Hashemi, Chuandong Li and Zhuhong Zhang (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Canada)


20. DeepPolar++: Improved Pre-transformed Polar Codes for SCL Decoding

Geon Choi (Korea University, South Korea); Namyoon Lee (Korea University, South Korea)


21. Feasibility Analysis of In-Band Coexistence in Dense LEO Satellite Communication Systems 

Eunsun Kim and Jeffrey G. Andrews (The University of Texas at Austin, USA); Ian P. Roberts (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)


22. Codebook Learning for Active Sensing with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface

Zhongze Zhang and Wei Yu (University of Toronto, Canada)


23. Performance of Interference-Rejection Linear MIMO Receivers in the Presence of Unknown Signals

Sébastien Roy (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada)


24. Intelligent Automated Cognitive Radio System Design for Maritime Secure Communications

Haoyu Wang (University of British Columbia, Canada)


25. Estimation of Near-Field Line-of-Sight Channels: A Multidimensional Polynomial Phase Approach

Heedong Do (Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea); Namyoon Lee (Korea University, South Korea); Angel Lozano (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)


26. Noncoherent Integrated Sensing and Communications: Duality and Sensitivity

Husheng Li (Purdue University, USA)


27. Digital Over-the-air Computation: Achieving High Reliability via Bit-Slicing

Jiawei Liu (The University of Hong Kong, China); Yi Gong (Southern University of Science and Technology, China); Kaibin Huang (The University of Hong Kong, China)


28. Outage Probability of MIMO-FSO for Hybrid Mode under Log-normal Channel with Misalignment

Jong-Min Kim (Korea University, South Korea & King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia); Ki-Hong Park (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia); Byungju Lim (Pukyong National University, South Korea); Young-Chai Ko (Korea University, South Korea); Mohamed-Slim Alouini (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)


29. Minimal Communication Interference Mitigation via Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement

Madan Dahal and Mojtaba Vaezi (Villanova University, USA)


30. Trajectory-Based User Tracking and Beamforming Using Kalman Filter

MD. Thouhidul Islam Chowdhury, Erfan Jalali, and Raman Paranjape (University of Regina, Canada)


31. RF Steganography via Joint Radar/Communication Waveform Design: Theory and Software-Defined Radio Implementation

Megan Patrick, Nicholas Sotirelis, Aaron Eklon, Ruolin Zhou, and Zhiqiang Wu (Wright State University, USA)


32. Biased Over-the-Air Federated Learning Under Wireless Heterogeneity

Muhammad Faraz Ul Abrar and Nicolo Michelusi (Arizona State University, USA)


33. CSI-Free Over-the-Air Decentralized Learning Over Frequency Selective Channels

Nicolo Michelusi (Arizona State University, USA)


34. Multi-Source Cognitive BackCom with Temporal Combining for Reliable IoT Communication

Richard B. Nti (Seoul National University of Science and Technology, South Korea); Derek K. P. Asiedu (IMT-Atlantique, France); Mustapha Benjillali (IMT-Atlantique, France & Institute National Des Postes And Telecommunications, Morocco); Ji-Hoon Yun (Seoul National University of Science and Technology, South Korea); Samir Saoudi (IMT-Atlantique, France) 


35. Holographic MIMO: How Many Antennas Do We Need for Energy-Efficient Transmission?

Sarah Bahanshal, Qurrat-Ul-Ain Nadeem, and Md. Jahangir Hossain (University of British Columbia, Canada)


36. Communication Resource Allocation for Multiple Access Computation Offloading: Information Theory Perspectives

Xiaomeng Liu and Timothy N. Davidson (McMaster University, Canada)


37. Deep Unfolding for Collaborative Sparse Data Recovery in Compressive Sensor Caching

Yi-Jen Yang (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan); Ming-Hsun Yang (National Central University, Taiwan); Jwo-Yuh Wu (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Y.-W. Peter Hong (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)


38. Performance of ODDM with Imperfect Delay-Doppler Channel Estimation

Kehan Huang (University of New South Wales, Australia); Min Qiu (University of New South Wales, Australia); Jun Tong (University of Wollongong, Australia); Jinhong Yuan (University of New South Wales, Australia); Hai Lin Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan)


39. Perceptual fidelity in data compression

Sadaf Salehkalaibar, Buu Phan, Ashish Khisti, Wei Yu (University of Toronto, Canada); Jun Chen (McMaster University, Canada)



Lei You (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark); Hei Victor Cheng (Aarhus University, Denmark)