Research

Argos Research Results

  1. X. Zhang, L. Zhong and A. Sabharwal, “Directional Training for FDD Massive-MIMO,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, May 2018.
  2. C.-Y Yeh and E. Knightly, “Feasibility of Passive Eavesdropping in Massive MIMO: An Experimental Approach,” in Proceedings of IEEE CNS 2018, Beijing, China, May 2018.
  3. N.M. Gowda and A. Sabharwal, “JointNull: Combining Partial Analog Cancellation With Transmit Beamforming for Large-Antenna Full-Duplex Wireless Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 17, No. 3, March, 2018.
  4. X. Zhang and E. Knightly, “Massive MIMO Pilot Distortion Attack and Zero-Startup-Cost Detection: Analysis and Experiments,” in Proceedings of IEEE CNS 2017, Las Vegas, NV, October 2017. Best Paper Award.
  5. Evan Everett, Clayton Shepard, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, “SoftNull: Many-Antenna Full-Duplex Wireless via Digital Beamforming,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 15, No. 12, December, 2016.
  6. Clayton Shepard, Jian Ding, Ryan Guerra, and Lin Zhong, “Understanding Real Many-Antenna MU-MIMO Channels,” in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 2016.
  7. Ryan Guerra, Narendra Anand, Clayton Shepard, and Edward Knightly, “Opportunistic Channel Estimation for Implicit 802.11af MU-MIMO,” in Proc. Int. Conf. in Networking Science & Practice (ITC), September 2016.
  8. Patrick Murphy, Clayton Shepard, Lin Zhong, Chris Dick, Ashutosh Sabharwal. “FPGAs Help Characterize Massive-MIMO Channels,” Xcell Journal, October, 2014.
  9. Clayton Shepard*, Narendra Anand*, and Lin Zhong. “Practical Performance of MU-MIMO Precoding in Many-Antenna Base Stations,” in Proc. ACM workshop on Cellular networks: operations, challenges, and future design (CellNet), June 2013. (*equal contribution)

Argos Platform Design

  1. Clayton Shepard, Rahman Doost-Mohammady, Ryan E. Guerra, and Lin Zhong. “ArgosNet: A Multi-Cell Many-Antenna MU-MIMO Platform,” in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 2017.
  2. Clayton Shepard, Rahman Doost-Mohammady, Ryan E. Guerra, and Lin Zhong. “ArgosV3: An Efficient Many-Antenna Platform,” Extended Abstract for demonstration in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), October 2017.
  3. Clayton Shepard, Abeer Javed, and Lin Zhong, “Control Channel Design for Many-Antenna MU-MIMO,” in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2015.
  4. Clayton Shepard, Hang Yu, and Lin Zhong. “ArgosV2: A Flexible Many-Antenna Research Platform,” Extended Abstract for demonstration in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), October 2013.
  5. Clayton Shepard, Hang Yu, Narendra Anand, Erran Li, Thomas Marzetta, Richard Yang, Lin Zhong. “Argos: Practical Many-Antenna Base Stations,” in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), August 2012.

Theses

  1. Clayton Shepard. “Argos: Practical Many-Antenna MU-MIMO Systems,” Ph.D. Thesis, Rice University, September, 2017.
  2. Evan Everett. “Full-duplex Wireless with Large Antenna Arrays,” Ph.D. Thesis, Rice University, November, 2015.
  3. Clayton Shepard. “Argos: Practical Base Stations with Large-scale Multi-user Beamforming,” M.S. Thesis, Rice University, April 2012.