CTU in Prague 5Gmobile research lab
Associate Professor
Czech Technical University in Prague
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Dept of Telecommunication Engineering
5Gmobile research lab
Technicka 2
16627 Prague
Czech Republic
phone: +420 2 2435 5964
email: zdenek.becvar@fel.cvut.cz

Zdenek Becvar

Last update: 25/11/2018
Publications

Book chapters
Z. Becvar, M. Rohlik, P. Mach, M. Vondra, T. Vanek, M.A. Puente, F. Lobillo, "Distributed Architecture of 5G Mobile Networks for Efficient Computation Management in Mobile Edge Computing," in 5G Radio Access Networks: Centralized RAN, Cloud-RAN and Virtualization of Small Cells, edited by H. Venkataraman, R. Trestian, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, February 2017. 
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, M. Vondra, "Handover Procedure in Femtocells," in Femtocell Communications and Technologies: Business Opportunities and Deployment Challenges, edited by R.A. Saeed, B.S. Chaudhari, R.A. Mokhtar, IGI Global, January 2012.  DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "On Efficiency of ARQ and HARQ Entities Interaction in WiMAX Networks," in Advanced Transmission Techniques in WIMAX, edited by R.C. Hincapie and J.E. Sierra,  InTech, January 2012. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, M. Vondra, L. Novak, "Assessment of Speech Quality in VoIP," in VoIP Technologies, edited by Shigeru Kashihara, InTech, February 2011. DownloadPDF
Journal papers
K. da Costa Silva, Z. Becvar, C.R.L Frances, "Adaptive Hysteresis Margin Based on Fuzzy Logic for Handover in Mobile Networks with Dense Small Cells," accepted in IEEE Access, Vol. PP, No. 99, March 2018. Online versionWEB DownloadPDF
R.G. Cheng, Z. Becvar, P.H. Yang, "Modeling of Distributed Queueing-based Random Access for Machine Type Communications in Mobile Networks," accepted in IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2018. Online versionWEB DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Mobile Edge Computing: A Survey on Architecture and Computation Offloading," accepted in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Vol. 19, No. 3, thirdquarter 2017. Online versionWEB DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Energy-aware Dynamic Selection of Overlay and Underlay Spectrum Sharing for Cognitive Small Cells," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 66, No. 5, May 2017. Online versionWEB DownloadPDF
M. Vondra, Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Vehicular network-aware route selection considering communication requirements of users for ITS," accepted in IEEE Systems Journal, 2016. Online versionWEB DownloadPDF
J. Plachy, Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Path Selection Enabling User Mobility and Efficient Distribution of Data for Computation at the Edge of Mobile Network," Computer Networks, Vol. 108, October 2016 . Online versionWEB
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Cloud-aware Power Control for Real-time Application Offloading in Mobile Edge Computing," Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Vol. 27, No. 5, May 2016. Online versionWEB
M. Vondra, Z. Becvar, "Distance-based Neighborhood Scanning for Handover Purposes in Network with Small Cells," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 65, No. 2, February 2016. DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, T. Vanek, "In-Band Device-to-Device Communication in OFDMA Cellular Networks: A Survey and Challenges," IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Vol. 17, No. 4, November 2015. DownloadPDF
R.G. Cheng, N.S. Chen, Y.F. Chou and, Z. Becvar, "Offloading Multiple Mobile Data Contents through Opportunistic Device-to-device Communications," Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 84, No. 3, October 2015. Online versionWEB
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, M. Vondra, "Self-optimizing Neighbor Cell List with Dynamic Threshold for Handover Purposes in Networks with Small Cells," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 15, No. 13, September 2015. Online versionWEB
Z. Becvar, J. Plachy, "Radio resource sharing among users in hybrid access femtocells," Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, Vol. 8, No. 8, August 2014. DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Vertical Handover Decision in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks with Femtocells," Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 4, April 2014. Online versionWEB
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Mitigation of Redundant Handovers to Femtocells by Estimation of Throughput Gain," Mobile Information Systems, Vol. 9, No. 4, October 2013. Online versionWEB DownloadPDF
P. Mach, R. Bestak, Z. Becvar, "Optimization of association procedure in WiMAX networks with relay stations," Telecommunication Systems, Vol. 52, No. 3., March 2013. Online versionWEB
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, R. Bestak, "Handover of Relay Stations for Load Balancing in IEEE 802.16," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 13, No. 2, February 2013. Online versionWEB
Z. Becvar, P. Roux, P. Mach, "Fast Cell Selection with Efficient Active Set Management in OFDMA Networks with Femtocells," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012, No. 292, December 2012. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, B. Simak, "Improvement of Handover Prediction in Mobile WiMAX by Using Two Thresholds," Computer Networks, Elsevier, Vol. 55, No. 16, November 2011. Online versionWEB
Z. Becvar, R. Bestak, "Overhead of ARQ Mechanism in IEEE 802.16 Networks," Telecommunication Systems, Vol. 46, No. 4, p. 353-367, April 2011. Online versionWEB
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Fast Predicted Handover in IEEE 802.16 Networks,“ European Transaction on Telecommunications, Vol. 22, No. 2, March 2011. Online versionWEB
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "QoS-Guaranteed Power Control Mechanism Based on the Frame Utilization for Femtocells," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Vol. 2011, 16 pages, March 2011. DownloadPDF
G. Vivier, M. Kamoun, Z. Becvar, E. de Marinis, A. Widiawan, "Femtocelulas," Redes, Telecom e Intalaoes, Vol. 12, No. 130, pp. 42-53, 2011. DownloadPDF Online versionWEB
Z. Becvar, "Efficiency of Handover Prediction Based on Handover History," Journal of Convergence Information Technology (JCIT), Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 41-47, 2009. DownloadPDF
Conference papers
Z. Becvar, M. Najla, P. Mach, "Selection between Radio Frequency and Visible Light Communication Bands for D2D," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2018), Porto, Portugal, June 2018.
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, M. Najla, "Combined shared and dedicated resource allocation for Device-to-Device Communication," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2018), Porto, Portugal, June 2018.
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, A. Leshem, "Hybrid Spectrum Sharing for Cognitive Small Cells," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2018), Barcelona, Spain, April 2018.
K. da Costa Silva, Z. Becvar, E. Cardoso, C. R. Frances, "Self-tuning Handover Algorithm Based on Fuzzy Logic in Mobile Networks with Dense Small Cells," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2018), Barcelona, Spain, April 2018.
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, M. Najla, S. Zvanovec, "Combination of Visible Light and Radio Frequency Bands for Device-to-Device Communication," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2017) workshop on Coexisting Radio and Optical Wireless Deployments, Montreal, Canada, October 2017.
Z. Becvar, M. Vondra, P. Mach, J. Plachy, D. Gesbert, "Performance of Mobile Networks with UAVs: Can Flying Base Stations Substitute Ultra-Dense Small Cells?," European Wireless (EW 2017), Dresden, Germany, May 2017. BEST PAPER AWARD
J. Dolezal, Z. Becvar, T. Zeman, "Performance Evaluation of Computation Offloading from Mobile Device to the Edge of Mobile Network," IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications & Networking (CSCN 2016), Berlin, Germany, November 2016.
J. Plachy, Z. Becvar, E. Calvanese Strinati, "Dynamic Resource Allocation Exploiting Mobility Prediction in Mobile Edge Computing," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2016), Valencia, Spain, September 2016.
J. Plachy, Z. Becvar, E. Calvanese Strinati, "Cross-layer Approach Enabling Communication of High Number of Devices in 5G Mobile Networks," IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMOB 2015), Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 2015.
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Distributed Hybrid Spectrum Sharing for OFDMA-based Cognitive Femtocells in 5G Networks," European Wireless (EW 2015), Budapest, Hungary, May 2015.
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Enhancement of Hybrid Cognitive Approach for Femtocells," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2015), Glasgow, Scotland, May 2015.
M.A. Puente, Z. Becvar, M. Rohlik, F. Lobillo, E. Calvanese Strinati, "A Seamless Integration of Computationally-Enhanced Base Stations into Mobile Networks Towards 5G," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2015) workshop on 5G Architectures , Glasgow, Scotland, May 2015.
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, E. Calvanese Strinati, "Prediction of channel quality after handover for mobility management in 5G," 1st International Conference on 5G for Ubiquitous Connectivity, Levi, Finland, November 2014.
M. de Mari, E. Calvanese Strinati, M. Debbah, Z. Becvar, "Interference Empowered 5G Networks," 1st International Conference on 5G for Ubiquitous Connectivity, Levi, Finland, November 2014.
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Cloud-aware power control for cloud-enabled small cells," IEEE Global Communications Confenrece (GLOBECOM 2014) workshops, Austin, USA, December 2014.
M. Vondra, Z. Becvar, "QoS-ensuring Distribution of Computation Load among Cloud-enabled Small Cells," IEEE International Conference on Cloud Comuting (CloudNet 2014), Luxembourg, Luxembourg, October 2014.
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, E. Calvanese Strinati, "Q-Learning-based Prediction of Channel Quality after Handover in Mobile Networks," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2014), Washington, USA, September 2014.
Z. Becvar, J. Plachy, P. Mach, "Path Selection Using Handover in Mobile Networks with Cloud-enabled Small Cells," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2014), Washington, USA, September 2014.
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Centralized Dynamic Resource Allocation Scheme for Femtocells Exploiting Graph Theory Approach," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, April 2014.
J. Dolezal, Z. Becvar, "Methodology and Tool for Energy Consumption Modeling of Mobile Devices," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2014) workshops, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2014.
F. Lobillo, Z. Becvar, et al., "An architecture for mobile computation offloading on cloud-enabled LTE small cells," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2014) workshops, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2014.
P Mach, Z. Becvar, "Hybrid Cognitive Approach for Femtocell Interference Mitigation," International Conference on Networks (ICN 2014), Nice, France, February 2014.
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, M. Vondra, "Optimization of SINR-based Neighbor Cell List for Networks with Small Cells," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2013), London, UK, September 2013.
M. Vondra, Z. Becvar, "Self-configured Neighbor Cell List of Macro Cells in Network with Small Cells," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2013), London, UK, September 2013.
Z. Becvar, M. Vondra, P. Mach, "Dynamic Optimization of Neighbor Cell List for Femtocells," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2013), Dresden, Germany, June 2013.
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Performance of Fast Cell Selection in Two-Tier OFDMA Networks with Small Cells," Wireless Days (WD 2012), Dublin, Ireland, November 2012. DownloadPDF
M. Vondra, Z. Becvar, "Handover with Consideration of Connection Cost in Femtocell Networks," Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS 2012), London, United Kingdom, 2012. DownloadPDF
M. Vondra, Z. Becvar, "Connection Cost Based Handover Decision for Offloading Macrocells by Femtocells," Wired/Wireless Internet Communication (WWIC 2012), Santorini, Greece, p. 208-219, 2012. DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Optimization of Power Control Algorithm for Femtocells Based on Frame Utilization," IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2012), Toronto, Canada, September 2011. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "On Enhancement of Handover Decision in Femtocells," IFIP Wireless Days (WD 2011), Niagara Falls, Canada, October 2011. DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Efficient Routing of Data for Femtocells," IFIP Wireless Days (WD 2011), Niagara Falls, Canada, 2011. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Adaptive Techniques for Elimination of Redundant Handovers in Femtocells," International Conference on Networks (ICN 2011), St. Maarten, Netherlands, p. 230-234, 2011. DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Path Selection in WiMAX Networks with Mobile Relay Stations," International Conference on Networks (ICN 2011), St. Maarten, Netherlands, p. 303-308, 2011. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Adaptive Hysteresis Margin for Handover in Femtocell Networks," International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC 2010), Valencia, Spain, 2010. DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Dynamic Power Control Mechanism for Femtocells Based on the Frame Utilization," International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC 2010), Valencia, Spain, p. 498-503, 2010. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Reduction of Scanning Reporting Overhead in IEEE 802.16 Networks with Relays," International Conference on Networks (ICN 2010), Menuires, France, p. 109-114, 2010. DownloadPDF
G. Vivier, M. Kamoun, Z. Becvar, E. de Marinis, Y. Lostanlen, et al., "Femtocells for next-G Wireless Systems: the FREEDOM approach," ICT Future Network & MobileSummit 2010 (FuNeMS 2010), Florence, Italy, 2010. DownloadPDF
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, R. Bestak, "Acquisition of Channel State Information for Routing Purposes in Relay-based WiMAX Networks," International Conference on Networks (ICN 2009), Cancun, Mexico, p. 170-175, 2009. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, R. Bestak, "Impact of Handover on VoIP Speech Quality in WiMAX Networks," International Conference on Networks (ICN 2009), Cancun, Mexico, p. 281-286, 2009. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, R. Bestak, "Initialization of Handover Procedure in WiMAX Networks," ICT-MobileSummit 2009, Santander, Spain, 2009. DownloadPDF
I. Pravda, Z. Becvar, "Extended E-model for VoIP Systems Assessment," Networking and Electronic Commerce Research Conference (NAEC 2009), Lago di Garda, Italy, p. 85-91, 2009.
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, R. Bestak, "Optimization of Handover Scanning Procedure in WiMAX Networks with Relay Stations, " IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC 2008), May 2008. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, M. Brada, "Impact of Saturation on Speech Quality in VoIP," International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP 2008), Bratislava, p. 381-384, 2008. DownloadPDF
P. Mach, R. Bestak, Z. Becvar, "Optimization of Network Entry Procedure in Relay Based WiMAX Networks," International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP 2008), Bratislava, p. 61-64, 2008. DownloadPDF
S. Simoens, P. Labbe, J. Vidal, R. Hoshyar, A. Augustin - et al., "The FP7 ROCKET Project: Wireless Access Technology for Homogeneous High Rate Coverage," ICT-MobileSummit 2008, Stockholm, Sweden, p. 78-87, 2008. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, L. Novak, J. Zelenka, M. Brada, P. Slepicka, "Impact of Additional Noise on Subjective and Objective Quality Assessment in VoIP," IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2007), Chania, Greece, p. 39-42, October 2007. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, "Implementation of Handover Delay Timer into WiMAX," Conference on Telecommunications (ConfTele 2007), Peniche, Portugal, p. 401-404, 2007. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, M. Brada, L. Novak, "Comparison of Common PLC Methods Used in VoIP Networks," International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP2007), Maribor, Slovenia, p.S13-07, June 2007. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, "Impact of Relay Stations Implementation on the Handover in WiMAX," Personal Wireless Communications (PWC 2007), Prague, p. 107-114, September 2007. DownloadPDF
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, M. Brada, T. Valenta, "Comparison of Subjective and Objective Speech Quality Testing Methods in the VoIP Networks," International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP 2006), Budapest, p. 427-430, 2006. DownloadPDF
Local journals or conferences
M. Vondra, Z. Becvar, P. Mach, "Accuracy of position determination: GLONASS as a support of GPS," Research in Telecommunication Technology (RTT 2012), Zilina, Slovakia, September 2012.
Z. Becvar, P. Mach, M. Vondra, "Optimization of Adaptive Hysteresis for Elimination of Handovers in Networks with Small Cells," Research in Telecommunication Technology (RTT 2012), Zilina, Slovakia, September 2012.
P. Mach, Z. Becvar, "Impact of Femtocells Backbone Capacity Limitation on Performance of Power Control," Research in Telecommunication Technology (RTT 2011), Brno, p. 61-65, 2011.
Z. Becvar, R. Hak, "GPS Communicator - Tool for Analysis of NMEA Protocol," Access server, Vol. 9, No. 201102, 2011.
M. Vondra, Z. Becvar, "Creating the Neighbor Cell List of New-installed Femtocell," Digital Technologies (DT 2010), Zilina, Slovakia, 2010.
Z. Becvar, "Innovation of the Subject Telecommunication Systems and Networks," Research in Telecommunication Technology (RTT 2010), Ostrava, Czech Republic, p. 79-80, 2010.
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, P. Bezpalec, "New Practice Excercises with VoIP Technology," Workshop 2008, Prague, Czech Republic, 2008.
Z. Becvar, I. Pravda, J. Vodrazka, "Quality Evaluation of Narrowband and Wideband IP Telephony," Digital Technologies (DT 2008), Zilina, Slovakia, 2008.
Z. Becvar, D. Houska, "Mechanismus ARQ v sítích WiMAX," Access server, Vol. 6., No. 2008120004, p. 1-6, 2008.
P. Slepicka, Z. Becvar, "Evaluation of 3SQM Algorithm Performance on Fixed-Point DSP," Workshop 2007, Prague, Czech Republic, 2007.
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, P. Bezpalec, "Innovation of Practice Exercises in Subject Integrated Service Digital Networks," Research in Telecommunication Technology (RTT 2007), Zilina, Slovakia, p.20-22, 2007.
Z. Becvar, "Implementation of New Practice Exercises into the Digital Signal Processing in Telecommunications," Workshop 2007, Prague, Czech Republic, 2007.
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, R. Bestak, "Handover v sítích UMTS a WiMAX," Telekomunikace, 2007, Vol. XLIV, No. 4, pp. 16-19, 2007.
J. Zelenka, Z. Becvar, "Speech Quality Assessment in VoIP," Research in Telecommunication Technology (RTT 2006), Brno, Czech Republic, p. 364-366, 2006.
J. Rimal, J. Chod, Z. Becvar, "Physical Measurement on Building Structures and Transfer of Measured Data," International Workshop on Physical and Material Engineering 2006, p. 228-229, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2006.
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, R. Bestak, "Comparison of Handovers in UMTS and WiMAX," International Conference ELEKTRO 2006, Zilina, Slovakia, p. 11-14, 2006.
Z. Becvar, J. Zelenka, "Handovers in the Mobile WiMAX," Research in Telecommunication Technology (RTT 2006), Brno, Czech Republic, p. 147-150, 2006.
Z. Becvar, "Implementation of New Practice Exercises into the Digital Signal Processing in Telecommunications," Research in Telecommunication Technology (RTT 2006), Brno, Czech Republic, p. 156-157, 2006.