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5G-CLARITY Executive Summary

Editors: D. Camps-Mur (i2CAT), J. Gutiérrez Terán (IHP), M. Ghoraishi (Gigasys Solutions)

July, 2023: Available Online.    PDF

5G-CLARITY: Integrating 5GNR, WiFi and LiFi in Private 5G Networks with Slicing Support

Authors: D. Camps-Mur, M. Ghoraishi, J. Gutierrez, J. Ordonez-Lucena, T. Cogalan, H. Haas, A. Garcia, V. Sark, E. Aumayr, S. van der Meer, S. Yan, A. Mourad, O. Adamuz-Hinojosa, J. P´erez-Romero, M. Granda, and R. Bian

June, 2020: European COnference on Networks and Communications, EuCNC 2020.    PDF

5G-CLARITY: 5G-Advanced Private Networks Integrating 5GNR, Wi-Fi and LiFi

Authors: T. Cogalan, et al,

February, 2022: IEEE Communications Magazine.  DOI:

Toward Building a Semantic Network Inventory for Model-Driven Telemetry

Authors: Ignacio D. Martinez-Casanueva, et al,

March, 2023: IEEE Communications Magazine.  DOI:

DRL-Based Long-Term Resource Planning for Task Offloading Policies in Multiserver Edge Computing Networks

Authors: H. Li, et al,

July, 2022: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management.  DOI: 10.1109/TNSM.2022.3191748

Techno-Economic Analysis of 5G Non-Public Network Architectures

Authors: H. Frank, et al,

July, 2022: IEEE Access.  DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3187727 

NLP Powered Intent Based Network Management for Private 5G Networks

Authors: Joseph McNamara, et al,

February, 2022: IEEE Access.  DOI:

Potential-Game-Based 5G RAN Slice Planning for GBR Services

Authors: Oscar Adamuz-Hinojosa, Pablo Muñoz, Pablo Ameigeiras, Juan M. Lopez-Soler

January, 2023: AccessDOI:

DNN-assisted Particle-based Bayesian Joint Synchronization and Localization

Authors: M. Goodarzi, V. Sark, N. Maletic, J. Gutiérrez, G. Caire, and E. Grass,

June, 2022: IEEE Transactions on Communications.  DOI:

5G Infrastructure Network Slicing: E2E Mean Delay Model and Effectiveness Assessment to Reduce Downtimes in Industry 4.0

Authors: L. Chinchilla-Romero, J. Prados-Garzon, P. Ameigeiras, P. Muñoz, J. M. Lopez-Soler,

December, 2021: MDPI – Sensors..  DOI:

Multi-Objective Deep Reinforcement Learning Assisted Service Function Chains Placement

Authors: Yu Bi, C. Colman Meixner, M. Bunyakitanon, X. Vasilakos, R. Nejabati, D. Simeonidou,

November, 2021: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management.  DOI:

UE Blocking Probability Model for 5G GBR Slices

Authors: O. Adamuz-Hinojosa, P. Ameigeiras, P. Muñoz, J. M. Lopez-Soler

October, 2021: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications  DOI:

On the Rollout of Network Slicing in Carrier Networks: A Technology Radar

Authors: Jose Ordonez-Lucena, Pablo Ameigeiras, Luis M. Contreras, Jesús Folgueira, Diego R. López

December 2021: MPDI.   Sensors 2021, 21(23), 8094; DOI:

IoT network architecture for environmental sustainability (Arquitectura para redes IoT orientada a la sostenibilidad medioambiental)

Authors: J. Navarro-Ortiz, N. Chinchilla-Romero, F. Delgado-Ferro, J. J. Ramos-Munoz

October, 2021: JITEL 2021. DOI:

Performance of 4G/5G networks using a real base station (Rendimiento de Redes 4G/5G usando una estación base real)

Authors: F. Delgado-Ferro, J. Navarro-Ortiz, L. Chinchilla-Romero, P. Muñoz-Luengo

October, 2021: JITEL 2021. DOI:

5G Non-Public Networks: Standardization, Architectures and Challenges

Authors: Jonathan Prados-Garzon, Pablo Ameigeiras, Jose Ordonez-Lucena, Pablo Muñoz, Oscar Adamuz-Hinojosa, Daniel Camps-Mur

July, 2021: IEEE Access, Vol. 9, November 2021. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3127482

A Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning Approach for Capacity Sharing in Multi-tenant Scenarios

Authors: I.Vilà, J. Pérez-Romero, O. Sallent, A. Umbert

July, 2021: IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology ( Volume: 70, Issue: 9, Sept. 2021) . DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2021.3099557

Optimization of Flow Allocation in Asynchronous Deterministic 5G Transport Networks by Leveraging Data Analytics

Authors: Jonathan Prados-Garzon, Tarik Taleb; Miloud Bagaa

July, 2021: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2021.3099979

An Optimal Networked LiFi Access Point Slicing Scheme For Internet-of-Things

Authors: Hamada Alshaer, Harald Haas, Oluwatayo Y Kolawole

July, 2021: ICC 2021. DOI: 10.1109/ICCWorkshops50388.2021.9473868

vL2-WIM: Flexible Virtual Layer 2 Connectivity Services in Distributed 5G MANO Domains

Authors: Timo Kellermann, Ferran Cañellas, Ricardo Gonzalez, Daniel Camps

June, 2021: IEEE EuCNC 2021, Network Softwarisation Symposium. DOI: 10.1109/EuCNC/6GSummit51104.2021.9482422

Outlook for Operator Adoption of 5G Networks

Authors: J. Ordonez-Lucena

June, 2021: IEEE EuCNC 2021, WS6: Private 5G Networks. DOI:

A Programmable ROADM System for SDM/WDM Networks

Authors: R. Yang, L. Liu, S. Yan, and D. Simeonidou

May, 2021: Applied Sciences, 2021, 11(9), 4195. DOI:

Synchronization in 5G Networks: A Hybrid Bayesian Approach Toward Clock Offset/Skew Estimation and Its Impact on Localization

Authors: Meysam Goodarzi, Darko Cvetkovski, Nebojsa Maletic, Jesús Gutiérrez, Eckhard Grass

April, 2021: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking volume 2021, Article number: 91 (2021). DOI:

Evaluation of a Multi-cell and Multi-tenant Capacity Sharing Solution under Heterogeneous Traffic Distributions

Authors: Irene Vilà, Jordi Pérez-Romero, Oriol Sallent, Anna Umbert

April, 2021: IEEE 93rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2021-Spring). DOI: 10.1109/VTC2021-Spring51267.2021.9448889

Extracting Cell Patterns From High-Dimensional Radio Network Performance Datasets Using Self-Organizing Maps and K-Means Clustering

Authors: Shaoxuan Wang, Ramon Ferrus

March, 2021: IEEE Access. DOI: : 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3065820

Analytical Model for the UE Blocking Probability in an OFDMA Cell Providing GBR Slices

Authors: Oscar Adamuz-Hinojosa, Pablo Ameigeiras, Pablo Muñoz, Juan M. Lopez-Soler

March, 2021: IEEE WCNC.  DOI: 10.1109/WCNC49053.2021.9417351

Asynchronous Time-Sensitive Networking for Industrial Networks

Authors: Jonathan Prados-Garzon, Lorena Chinchilla-Romero, Pablo Ameigeiras, Pablo Muñoz, Juan M. Lopez-Soler

February, 2021: IEEE ComSoc International Communications Quality and Reliability Workshop. DOI: 10.1109/EuCNC/6GSummit51104.2021.9482597

A Flexible Interpreter for Intent Realization

Authors: Joseph McNamara, Liam Fallon, Enda Fallon

April, 2022: NOMS 2022-2022 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium. DOI: 10.1109/NOMS54207.2022.9789910

Collision avoidance resource allocation for LoRaWAN

Authors: Natalia Chinchilla Romero; Jorge Navarro-Ortiz; Pablo Muñoz; Pablo Ameigeiras

February, 2021: Sensors.  DOI:

Study on Softwarization of Management Wavelength Allocation in EPON Networks

Authors: Hamzeh Khalili, Pouria Sayyad Khodashenas, Shuaib Sidiqqui

September, 2020: International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON).  DOI: 10.1109/ICTON51198.2020.9203021

On the Orchestration of Integrated Satellite Components in 5G Networks and Beyond

Authors: Hamzeh Khalili, Pouria Sayyad Khodashenas, Shuaib Sidiqqui

September, 2020: International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON).  DOI: 10.1109/ICTON51198.2020.9203354

A Novel Approach for Dynamic Capacity Sharing in Multi-tenant Scenarios

Authors: I. Vilà, J. Pérez-Romero, O.Sallent, A.Umbert

September, 2020: IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2020), London, UK.  DOI: 10.1109/PIMRC48278.2020.9217135

Bayesian Joint Synchronization and Localization Based on Asymmetric Time-stamp Exchange

Authors: Meysam Goodarzi, Nebojsa Maletic, Jesus Gutiérrez, Eckhard Grass

September, 2020: International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC).  DOI: 10.1109/ISNCC49221.2020.9297187

G-ADRR: Slicing distributed Wi-Fi networks with variable loads inspace and time

Authors: August Betzler, Daniel Camps-Mur, Miguel Catalan

August, 2020: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.  DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2021.3066875

Backhaul-Aware Dimensioning and Planning of Millimeter-Wave Small Cell Networks

Authors: Pablo Muñoz, Oscar Adamuz-Hinojosa, Pablo Ameigeiras, Jorge Navarro-Ortiz and Juan J. Ramos-Muñoz

August, 2020: Electronics.  DOI:

Radio Access Network Slicing Strategies at Spectrum Planning Level in 5G and Beyond

Authors: P. Munoz, N. Adamuz-Hinojosa, J. Navarro-Ortiz, O. Sallent, J. Perez-Romero

April, 2020: IEEE Access.  DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2990802   PDF

A Survey on 5G Usage Scenarios and Traffic Models

Authors: J. Navarro-Ortiz, P. Romero-Diaz, S. Sendra, P. Ameigeiras, J. J. Ramos-Munoz, J. M. Lopez-Soler

February, 2020: IEEE Treansactions on Communications and Surveys.  DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2990802   PDF

Performance Modeling of Softwarized Network Services Based on Queuing Theory with Experimental Validation

Authors: J. Prados, P. Ameigeiras, J. J. Ramos-Munoz, J. Navarro-Ortiz, P Andres-Maldonado, J. M. Lopez-Soler

December, 2019: IEEE Treansactions on Mobile Computing.  DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2019.2962488   PDF