Personal Satellite Services

Second International ICST Confernce, PSATS 2010, Rome, Italy, February 2010 Revised Selected Papers

  • Kandeepan Sithamparanathan
  • Mario Marchese
  • Marina Ruggieri
  • Igor Bisio
Conference proceedings PSATS 2010

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Track 1 - Satellite Communications: Coding and Modulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Maria Angeles Jurado Gallardo, Ghislain Ruy
      Pages 19-34
    3. Spyridon K. Chronopoulos, Christos Koliopanos, Antigoni Pappa, Constantinos T. Angelis
      Pages 35-43
    4. Kenta Kubo, Shigeo Naoi, Yozo Takeda, Ryusuke Miyamoto, Takao Hara, Minoru Okada
      Pages 44-59
  3. Track 2 - Satellite Communications: Multimedia Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Guillaume Benoit, Hector Fenech, Stefano Pezzana, Alessia Tomatis
      Pages 74-85
    3. Jianjun Wu, Yuxin Cheng, Jiancheng Du, Jian Guo, Zhenxing Gao
      Pages 86-95
  4. Track 3 - Satellite Networks: Quality of Service and Architectures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Lukman Audah, Zhili Sun, Haitham Cruickshank
      Pages 99-113
    3. Andrea Fiaschetti, Antonio Pietrabissa, Laura Pimpinella
      Pages 114-129
    4. M. Ali, L. Liang, Z. Sun, H. Cruickshank, P. Thompson, L. M. Audah et al.
      Pages 130-144
  5. Track 4 - Satellite Networks: Applications and Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Nimbe L. Ewald, Gorry Fairhurst
      Pages 147-162
    3. Hamed Ahmadi Aliabad, Sandro Moiron, Martin Fleury, Mohammed Ghanbari
      Pages 163-178
    4. Giuseppe Araniti, Igor Bisio, Mauro De Sanctis
      Pages 179-190
    5. Saverio Cacopardi, Mauro Femminella, Gianluca Reali, Andrea Sedini, Fortunato Palella, Maurizio Turina et al.
      Pages 191-202
    6. Sithamparanathan Kandeepan, Chava Vijaya Saradhi, Sam Reisenfeld, Eryk Dutkiewicz, Nicolas Chuberre, Pierre Fraise
      Pages 203-217
  6. Special Session 1 - Delay Tolerant Network

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Godwin Ansa, Enyenihi Johnson, Haitham Cruickshank, Zhili Sun
      Pages 221-234
    3. Mohammed Al-Siyabi, Haitham Cruickshank, Zhili Sun
      Pages 235-248
    4. Enyenihi Johnson, Godwin Ansa, Haitham Cruickshank, Zhili Sun
      Pages 249-264
    5. Naveed Ahmad, Haitham Cruickshank, Zhili Sun
      Pages 265-275
    6. Carlo Caini, Rosario Firrincieli, Daniele Lacamera, Marco Livini
      Pages 276-287
  7. Special Session 2 - Quantum Satellite Communications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. Alberto Dall’Arche, Andrea Tomaello, Cristian Bonato, Paolo Villoresi
      Pages 291-296
    3. M. Jofre, A. Gardelein, G. Anzolin, G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, M. W. Mitchell et al.
      Pages 297-304
    4. Laszlo Bacsardi, Laszlo Gyongyosi, Sandor Imre
      Pages 317-329
    5. Chiara Vitelli, Lorenzo Toffoli, Fabio Sciarrino, Francesco De Martini
      Pages 330-339
  8. Special Session 3 - Access Quality Processing and Applications of Satellite Imagery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 341-341
    2. Federico Prandi, Raffaella Brumana
      Pages 343-353
    3. Mattia Crespi, Gabriele Colosimo, Laura De Vendictis, Francesca Fratarcangeli, Francesca Pieralice
      Pages 354-369
    4. Bruno Simões, Stefano Piffer, Angelo Carriero, Giuseppe Conti, Raffaele De Amicis
      Pages 381-395
  9. Special Session 4 - Satellite Based Emergency Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 407-407
    2. Simone Morosi, Sara Jayousi, Enrico Del Re
      Pages 409-424
    3. Enrico Del Re, Luca Simone Ronga, Luca Vettori, Simone Morosi, Letizia Lo Presti, Emanuela Falletti et al.
      Pages 425-435
    4. G. Araniti, M. De Sanctis, S. C. Spinella, M. Monti, E. Cianca, A. Molinaro et al.
      Pages 436-450
  10. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Second International ICST Conference on Personal Satellite Services, PSATS 2010, held in Rome, Italy, Februray 2010. The conference included a keynote speech, 4 regular technical tracks and 4 special sessions consisting of 33 high-quality scientific papers. These cover various topics such as Satellite Communications: Coding and Modulations, Multimedia Integration, Satellite Network: Quality of Service and Architectures and Applications and Services, as well as Delay-Tolerant Networks, Quantum Satellite Communications, Access Quality Processing and Applications of Satellite Imagery.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kandeepan Sithamparanathan
    • 1
  • Mario Marchese
    • 2
  • Marina Ruggieri
    • 3
  • Igor Bisio
    • 4
  1. 1.Future Network Infrastructure and Service PlatformsCREATE_NET, Cognitive Information Networks GroupPovoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Communications, Computer and System SciencesUniversita of GenovaGenovaItaly
  3. 3.CTIF ItalyUniversity of Roma Tor VergataRomeItaly
  4. 4.Department of Communications, Computer and System SciencesUniversity of GenovaGenovaItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-13617-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-13618-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1867-8211
  • Series Online ISSN 1867-822X
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