Katerina Koutlia

Katerina Koutlia | CTTC

Open Simulations (OpenSim)

Phd , Researcher

Phone: +34 93 645 29 00

Katerina (Aikaterini) Koutlia received her B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering (2009) from the Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (Greece) and her M.Sc. with distinction (2011) in Wireless Communication Systems from the Brunel University (Uxbridge, UK). In 2016 she obtained her PhD with honors (supported with a grant by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport) from the Mobile Communication Research Group (GRCM) of the Department of Signal, Theory and Communications (TSC) at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC).

From May 2016 until November 2018, she worked as a Research Assistant in the GRCM, where she has been involved in several European and National projects (NEWCOM#, SESAME, 5G ESSENCE, ARCO, RAMSES, SONAR 5G). Her research interests involved Heterogeneous Networks, Interference Management and Scheduling algorithms, Optimization algorithms, Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), RAN Slicing and Software-Defined Radio (SDR) testbeds. Moreover, the research involved collaboration with the research center FBK CREATE-NET, in Trento (Italy), including various visits and common publications.

In December 2018 she joined CTTC as Researcher in the OpenSim Research Unit (former Mobile Networks Department), where she forms part of the developing team of the LENA/5G-LENA network simulators. Work activity is focused on the extension of the simulators with 3GPP/5GPP standard compliant features. In particular, she is responsible for the design and analysis of PHY/MAC layer related functions, e-ICIC algorithms including X2/Xn interfaces, Heterogeneous Networks, and Radio Environmental Maps (REM). She has participated in Industrial research projects with Huawei, Facebook and USA Defense Spectrum Organization (DSO) under the Spectrum Sharing Test and Demonstration (SSTD) Program, while she has been involved in various European and National projects (6GBLUR-Smart, 6GBLUR-Joint, Anemone).

She is the author of 16 publications, 7 of these in international journals and 9 in international conferences and based on Google Scholar she has more than 190 citations. Moreover, she supervised 2 Graduate Thesis and 1 Master Thesis in UPC, while from 2009 to 2010 she was Teaching Assistant in the Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki.

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0111-9973
Google scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=K3DACIsAAAAJ&hl=en

Deep Attention Recognition for Attack Identification in 5G UAV Scenarios: Novel Architecture and End-to-End Evaluation
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY. Vol. 73. No. 1. pp. 131-146 January 2024.
Viana J., Farkhari H., Sebastiao P., Campos L.M., Koutlia K., Bojovic B., Lagen S., Dinis R.
10.1109/TVT.2023.3302814 Google Scholar
Attack Identification and Classification in V2X Scenarios
2024 23rd International Symposium Infoteh-Jahorina, Infoteh 2024 - Proceedings. January 2024.
Timcenko V., Rakas S.B., Morancho S.L., Bojovic B., Koutlia K., Haro C.A.
10.1109/INFOTEH60418.2024.10495939 Google Scholar
System analysis of QoS schedulers for XR traffic in 5G NR
Koutlia K., Bojovic B., Lagén S., Zhang X., Wang P., Liu J.
10.1016/j.simpat.2023.102745 Google Scholar
Enhancing 5G QoS Management for XR Traffic Through XR Loopback Mechanism
IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS. Vol. 41. No. 6. pp. 1772-1786 January 2023.
Bojovic B., Lagen S., Koutlia K., Zhang X., Wang P., Yu L.
10.1109/JSAC.2023.3273701 Google Scholar
Enabling QoS Provisioning Support for Delay-Critical Traffic and Multi-Flow Handling in ns-3 5G-LENA
Acm International Conference Proceeding Series. pp. 45-51 January 2023.
Koutlia K., Lagen S., Bojovic B.
10.1145/3592149.3592159 Google Scholar
QoS Management for XR Traffic in 5G NR: A Multi-Layer System View and End-To-End Evaluation
IEEE COMMUNICATIONS MAGAZINE. Vol. 61. No. 12. pp. 192-198 January 2023.
Lagen S., Bojovic B., Koutlia K., Zhang X., Wang P., Qu Q.
10.1109/MCOM.015.2200745 Google Scholar
Calibration of the 5G-LENA system level simulator in 3GPP reference scenarios
Koutlia, K, Bojovic, B, Ali, Z, Lagen, S
10.1016/j.simpat.2022.102580 Google Scholar
A Convolutional Attention Based Deep Learning Solution for 5G UAV Network Attack Recognition over Fading Channels and Interference
IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Proceedings. Vol. 2022-September. January 2022.
Viana J., Farkhari H., Campos L.M., Sebastiao P., Koutlia K., Lagen S., Bernardo L., Dinis R.
10.1109/VTC2022-Fall57202.2022.10012726 Google Scholar
Novel radio environment map for the ns-3 NR simulator
Acm International Conference Proceeding Series. pp. 41-48 January 2021.
Koutlia K., Bojovic B., Lagén S., Giupponi L.
10.1145/3460797.3460803 Google Scholar
S3: The Spectrum sharing simulator
Workshop On Next-Generation Wireless With Ns-3 (wngw 2019). pp. 34-37 January 2019.
Barnes, PD, Bielejeski, MD, Jefferson, DR, Smith, SG, Wright, DG, Giupponi, L, Koutlia, K, Harper, C, ACM
10.1145/3337941.3337945 Google Scholar
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