I contribute to research projects in 4 applicative contexts : body area networks, wireless sensor networks, cellular networks and wireless propagation and simulation.

I use theoretical tools such as information theory, game theory, stochastic geometry and linear systems 

Body area networks

 Cooperative communications

[1]     Lusheng Wang, Claire Goursaud, Navid Nikaein, Laura Cottatellucci and Jean-Marie Gorce, “Cooperative Scheduling for Coexisting Body Area Networks”, Wireless communications, IEEE trans. vol.12(1), pp123-133, 2013. [2]     P. Ferrand, M. Maman, C. Goursaud, JM. Gorce, L. Ouvry, “Performance evaluation of direct and cooperative transmissions in Body Area Networks”. Annals of Telecommunications, January 2011.
[3]   B. Miscopein, J. Schwoerer, JM Gorce, «Analysis of a cooperative beacon-free MAC layer for Body Area Networks», International Journal of Wireless Information Networks,Springer,  vol.17(3), pp.137-149, 2010.
[4]     P. Ferrand, JM Gorce and C. Goursaud, " Common Rate Maximization in Cooperative Multiple Access Channels",  in IEEE WCNC Shanghai, China, pp. 3169-3174, April 2013.
[5]     M. Lauzier, P. Ferrand, A. Fraboulet, H. Parvery, JM Gorce, "Full mesh channel measurements on Body Area Networks under walking scenarios", in EuCAP, Gothenburg, Sweden. pp. 3508-3512, April 2013.
[6]     P. Ferrand, JM Gorce and C. Goursaud , "Power Allocation in Relay Channels under a Global Power Constraint using Virtual Nodes", in IEEE PIMRC, London, UK,  pp. 949-953, Sept. 2013.
[7]     P. Ferrand, JM Gorce and C. Goursaud, “On the Packet Error Rate of Correlated Shadowing Links in Body-Area Networks”. in Eucap, Rome, Italy, April 2011.
[8]     JM. Gorce, C. Goursaud, G. Villemaud, R. D'Errico, L. Ouvry. “Opportunistic relaying protocols for human monitoring in BANs” in IEEE PIMRC, Tokyo, Japan 2009.


UWB: robustness and security


[9]     A. Benfarah, B. Miscopein, C. Lauradoux and JM. Gorce, "Security Embedding on UWB-IR Physical Layer”, in IEEE Globecom, 2012.

[10] A. Benfarah, B. Miscopein, C. Lauradoux and JM. Gorce, "Towards stronger jamming model: Application to TH-UWB radio," in IEEE WCNC pp.2473-2477, 2012.

[11] A. Benfarah, B. Miscopein and JM. Gorce, C. Lauradoux, B. Roux, “Distance Bounding Protocols on TH-UWB Radios”, in IEEE Globecom, Miami - FL – USA 2010.

[12] B. Miscopein, J. Schwoerer and JM. Gorce “Multipath Decision Fusion For Low Complexity UWB-IR Non-Coherent Receivers” in IEEE PIMRC, Tokyo, Japan 2009.

[13] B. Miscopein, J. Schwoerer and JM. Gorce “Energy efficient TH-UWB Preamble Detection” in IEEE IC-UWB, Vancouver, Canada 2009.

Wireless sensor networks

Gossip algorithms

[14] N. Marechal, JM Gorce, JB. Pierrot, “Joint Estimation and Gossip Averaging for Sensor Network Applications” Automatic Control, IEEE trans on, vol.55(5)  pp.1208-1213, May 2010.

[15]  N. Maréchal, JB. Pierrot, JM. Gorce. “A new distributed algorithm for parametric data modeling in wireless sensor networks”. 10th IEEE ICASSP, Perugia, Italy, 2009.

[16]  N. Maréchal, J-B. Pierrot and J-M. Gorce. Fine synchronization for wireless sensor networks using gossip averaging algorithms. In IEEE ICC, Beijing, China, May 2008.

Energy-delay tradeoffs

[17] K. Jaffrès-Runser, M. Schurgot, Q. Wang, JM Gorce and C. Comaniciu, " A cross-layer framework for multiobjective performance evaluation of wireless ad hoc networks", Ad Hoc Networks, 11(8), pp. 2147-2171, 2013.
[18] R. Zhang, O. Berder, JM. Gorce, and O. Sentieys,Energy–delay tradeoff in wireless multihop networks with unreliable links”, Ad Hoc Networks, 10(7), September 2012
[19] R. Zhang, JM. Gorce, O. Berder, and O. Sentieys, “Lower Bound of Energy-Latency Tradeoff of Opportunistic Routing in Multihop Networks”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 17 pages, 2011.
[20] P. Ferrand, C. Goursaud, and JM. Gorce, "Energy-delay tradeoffs in a linear sequence of relay channels", in IEEE WCNC, pp.1140-1145, 1-4 April 2012.
[21] JM. Gorce, R. Zhang, K. Jaffrès-Runser, and C. Goursaud, "Energy, latency and capacity trade-offs in wireless multi-hop networks," in IEEE PIMRC pp.2757-2762, 26-30 Sept. 2010.
[22] R. Zhang and JM. Gorce "Lower Bound of Energy-Delay Tradeoff of Cooperative MIMO Communications" in IEEE ICC,  23-27 May 2010.
[23] R. Zhang, JM. Gorce, K. Jaffrès-Runser. “Low Bound of Energy-Latency Trade-off of Opportunistic Routing in Multi-hop Networks” in IEEE ICC, 2009.

Routing & Network coding

[24] A. Apavatjrut, C. Goursaud, K. Jaffrès-Runser, C. Comaniciu, JM. Gorce, "Toward Increasing Packet Diversity for Relaying LT Fountain Codes in Wireless Sensor Networks," Com Letters, IEEE, vol.15, no.1, pp.52-54, Jan. 2011.

[25] A. Apavatjrut, K. Jaffres-Runser, C. Goursaud, JM. Gorce, "Combining LT codes and XOR network coding for reliable and energy efficient transmissions in wireless sensor networks" in Sarnoff Symposium (SARNOFF), 35th IEEE, pp.1-6, 21-22 May 2012.

[26] L. Nodin L, A. Apavatjrut, C. Goursaud, JM. Gorce, “Degree Distribution of XORed Fountain Codes: Theoretical Derivation and Analysis” in Communications (APCC), New Zealand , pp.23-28, Oct. 31-Nov. 3 2010.

[27] K. Jaffres-Runser, M. Schurgot, C. Comaniciu, and JM Gorce, "A multi-objective performance evaluation framework for routing in wireless ad hoc networks," in WiOpt, pp.113-121, May 31-June 4 2010.


Cellular networks

 SON algorithms

[28] V. Garcia, . Lebedev and JM. Gorce, "Model predictive control for smooth distributed power adaptation," in IEEE WCNC, pp.421-426, 1-4 April 2012.

[29] V. Garcia, N. Lebedev and JM. Gorce, "Capacity-Fairness Trade-Off Using Coordinated Multi-Cell Processing" in IEEE VTC, 5-8 Sept. 2011.

[30]  V. Garcia, CS. Chen, N. Lebedev and JM. Gorce, "Self-optimized precoding and power control in cellular networks" in IEEE PIMRC pp.81-85, Sept. 2011.


Game theory

[31] C. Comaniciu,NB.  Mandayam, VH. Poor, JM. Gorce, «An Auctioning Mechanism for Green Radio», Journal of Communications and Networks, vol 12(2) pp.114-121, Dec.2010.

[32] C. Hasan, E. Altman and JM. Gorce, " Partner selection for decode-and-forward cooperative relaying: A matching theoretic approach", in IEEE PIMRC, London, UK, pp. 2275-2280, Sep 2013.

[33] E. Altman, C. Hasan, JM. Gorce and M. Haddad, “Non-cooperative association of mobiles revisited” in WiOpt 2012.

[34]  E. Altman, C. Hasan, JM. Gorce, L. Roullet, "Green networking: Downlink considerations," in NetGCooP, pp.1-4, 12-14 Oct. 2011.

[35]  C. Hasan, E. Altman, JM. Gorce, "A coalition game approach to the association problem of mobiles in broadcast transmission," in WiOpt 2011, pp.236-240, 9-13 May 2011.


Link performance evaluation

[36] P. Mary, M. Dohler, JM. Gorce, G. Villemaud “Packet Error Outage for Coded Systems Experiencing Fast Fading and Shadowing” to appear in Wireless Communications, IEEE trans.

[37] V. Garcia, N. Lebedev, JM. Gorce, "Capacity Outage Probability for Multi-Cell Processing Under Rayleigh Fading," Communications Letters, IEEE , vol.15, no.8, pp.801-803, August 2011.

[38] P. Mary, M. Dohler, JM. Gorce, G. Villemaud “Symbol error outage analysis of MIMO-OSTBC systems over Rice fading channels in shadowing environments” Wireless Communications, IEEE trans, 2011,10(4).

[39] P. Mary, M. Dohler, JM. Gorce, G. Villemaud, M. Arndt. Mary, P. "M-ary symbol error outage over Nakagami-m fading channels in shadowing environments," Communications, IEEE trans on, vol.57(10), pp.2876-2879, October 2009.

[40] L. Maviel, Y. Lostanlen, and JM. Gorce, "A Hybrid Propagation Model for Large-scale Variations Caused by Vehicular Traffic in Small Cells” in IEEE Globecom 2012.

[41] V. Garcia, N. Lebedev, JM. Gorce. “Multi-cell processing for uniform capacity improvement in full spectral reuse system”. in COGnitive systems with Interactive Sensors, Paris, France 2009.

[42] P. Mary, M. Dohler, JM. Gorce, G. Villemaud “Symbol Error Outage for Spatial Multiplexing Systems in Rayleigh Fading Channel and Lognormal Shadowing”. in 10th IEEE ICASSP, Perugia, Italy 2009.


Network planning & performance

[43] K. Jaffrès-Runser, J-M. Gorce, S. Ubéda. “Mono- and multiobjective formulations for the indoor wireless LAN planning problem”. Computers & Operations Research - Special Issue; vol.35(12), pp.3885–3901, 2008.

[44] D. Tsilimantos, J-M Gorce, E. Altman, "Stochastic Analysis of Energy Savings with Sleep Mode in OFDMA Wireless Networks", in IEEE Infocom April 2013.

Propagation modeling and network simulation

MR-FDPF method

[58] M. Luo, G. Villemaud, JM. Gorce and J. Zhang, “Realistic Prediction of BER and AMC for Indoor Wireless Transmissions”, to appear in Antennas and wireless propagation letters, IEEE.

[59] D. Umansky, JM. Gorce, M. Luo, G. de la Roche, and G. Villemaud, “Computationally Efficient MR-FDPF and MR-FDTLM Methods for Multifrequency Simulations”, to appear in IEEE T. Antennas & Propagation.

[60] A. Valcarce, G. de la Roche, L. Nagy, JF. Wagen, and JM. Gorce"A New Trend in Propagation Prediction," Vehicular Technology Magazine, IEEE , vol.6, no.2, pp.73-81, June 2011

[61] M. Luo; N. Lebedev, G. Villemaud, G. de la Roche, J. Zhang and JM. Gorce, "On predicting large scale fading characteristics with the MR-FDPF method" in 6th EUCAP pp.2186-2190, 26-30 March 2012.

[62] M. Luo, G. de la Roche, G. Villemaud, JM. Gorce, D. Umansky and J. Zhang; , "Simulation of Wide Band Multipath Fast Fading Based on Finite Difference Method," in IEEE VTC Fall , pp.1-5, 5-8 Sept. 2011.

[63] JM. Gorce, G. Villemaud and P. Flipo, "On simulating propagation for OFDM/MIMO systems with the MR-FDPF model," in 4th EuCAP, pp.1-5, 12-16 April 2010 


WIPLAN simulator http://wiplan.citi.insa-lyon.fr/


[64] G. De La Roche, P. Flipo, Z. Lai, G. Villemaud, J. Zhang, JM Gorce , “Implementation and Validation of a New Combined Model for Outdoor to Indoor Radio Coverage Predictions” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 9 pages, 2010.

[65] G. Villemaud, PF. Morlat, J. Verdier, JM. Gorce, M. Arndt, “Coupled Simulation-Measurements Platform for the Evaluation of  Frequency Reuse in the 2.45 GHz ISM Band for Multimode Nodes with Multiple Antennas,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 11 pages, 2010.

[66] G. de la Roche, K. Jaffrès-Runser, J-M. Gorce. “On predicting indoor wlan coverage with a fast discrete approach”. International Journal of Mobile Network Design and Innovation, vol.2(1), pp.3–12, 2007.

[67] G. De La Roche, P. Flipo, Z. Lai, G. Villemaud, J. Zhang, JM. Gorce, «Combination of Geometric and Finite Difference Models for Radio Wave Propagation in Outdoor to Indoor Scenarios», in 4th Eucap, Barcelona, Spain 2010.


WSnet simulator http://wsnet.gforge.inria.fr/


[68] E. Ben Hamida, G. Chelius, JM. Gorce. “Impact of the Physical Layer Modeling on the Accuracy and Scalability of Wireless Network Simulation”. Simulation, transactions. The Society for Modeling and Simulation International, vol.85 (9), pp. 574–588, 2009.

[69] E. Ben Hamida, G. Chelius and J-M. Gorce. On the Complexity of an Accurate and Precise Performance Evaluation of Wireless Networks using Simulations. In 11th ACM-IEEE Int. Symp. MSWIM, Vancouver, Canada, October 2008.

E. Ben Hamida, G. Chelius and J-M. Gorce. Scalability versus Accuracy in Physical Layer Modeling forWireless Network Simulations. In 22ndWorkshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS), ACM/IEEE/SCS, Roma, Italy, June 2008.