Publications

  • Journal Papers

Selected Journal Papers

[J25] F. Liu, Y. Cui, C. Masouros, J. Xu, T.-X. Han, Y. C. Eldar, and S. Buzzi, "Integrated Sensing and Communications: Towards Dual-functional Wireless Networks for 6G and Beyond", submitted to IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.

[J24] F. Liu, Y. -F. Liu, A. Li, C. Masouros and Y. C. Eldar, "Cramér-Rao Bound Optimization for Joint Radar-Communication Design", submitted to IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.

[J23] J. A. Zhang, F. Liu*, C. Masouros, R. W. Heath Jr., Z. Feng, L. Zheng and A. Petropulu, "An Overview of Signal Processing Techniques for Joint Communication and Radar Sensing", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. Early Access

[J22] Y. Cui, F. Liu, X. Jing and J. Mu, "Integrating Radio Sensing and Communications for Ubiquitous IoT: Applications, Trends and Challenges", IEEE Network. Early Access

[J21] Z. Wei, F. Liu*, C, Masouros and H. V. Poor, "Fundamentals of Physical Layer Anonymous Communications: Sender Detection and Anonymous Precoding ", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Early Access

[J20] Z. Zhang, Q. Chang, F. Liu*, and S. Yang, "Dual-functional Radar-Communication Waveform Design: Interference Reduction vs. Exploitation", IEEE Communications Letters. Early Access

[J19] 刘凡, 袁伟杰, 原进宏, 张健,费泽松,周建明. 雷达通信频谱共享及一体化:综述与展望[J]. 雷达学报, 2021, 10(3): 467–484.

[J18] L. Chen, F. Liu*, W. Wang and C. Masouros, "Joint Radar-Communication Transmission: A Generalized Pareto Optimization Framework", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 69, pp. 2752-2765, 2021

[J17] W. Yuan, F. Liu*, C. Masouros, J. Yuan, D. W. K. Ng and N. G. Prelcic, "Bayesian Predictive Beamforming for Vehicular Networks: A Low-Overhead Joint Radar-Communication Approach", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 1442-1456, March 2021.

[J16] N. Su, F. Liu* and C. Masouros, "Secure Radar-Communication Systems with Malicious Targets: Integrating Radar, Communications and Jamming Functionalities", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 83-95, 2021.

[J15] F. Liu and C. Masouros, "A Tutorial on Joint Radar and Communication Transmission for Vehicular Networks - Part III: Predictive Beamforming without State Models", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 332-336, 2021. - EiC Invited Paper

[J14] F. Liu and C. Masouros, "A Tutorial on Joint Radar and Communication Transmission for Vehicular Networks - Part II: State of the Art and Challenges Ahead", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 327-331, 2021. - EiC Invited Paper

[J13] F. Liu and C. Masouros, "A Tutorial on Joint Radar and Communication Transmission for Vehicular Networks - Part I: Background and Fundamentals", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 322-326, 2021. - EiC Invited Paper

[J12] X. Meng, F. Liu*, S. Yang and J. Zhou, "Interference Exploitation Precoding for Intelligent Reflecting Surface Aided Communication System", IEEE Wireless Communciations Letters, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 126-130, 2021.

[J11] F. Liu, W. Yuan, C. Masouros and J. Yuan, "Radar-assisted Predictive Beamforming for Vehicular Links: Communication Served by Sensing", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 7704-7719, Nov. 2020.

[J10] F. Liu, C. Masouros, T. Ratnarajah and A. Petropulu, "On Range Sidelobe Reduction for Dual-functional Radar-Communication Waveforms", IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 1572-1576, Sept. 2020.

[J9] F. Liu, C. Masouros, A. Petropulu, H. Griffiths and L. Hanzo, "Joint Radar and Communication Design: Applications, State-of-the-art and the Road Ahead", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 3834-3862, June 2020. - EiC Invited Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper

[J8] A. Li, F. Liu*, C. Masouros, Y. Li and B. Vucetic, "Interference Exploitation 1-Bit Massive MIMO Precoding: A Partial Branch-and-Bound Approach with Near-Optimal Solution," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 3474-3489, May 2020.

[J7] Z. Ma, F. Liu*, M. Li, H. Qiao and X. Lv, "Joint Optimization of Anchor Deployment and Power Allocation in Wireless Network Localization", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 1086-1089, May 2020.

[J6] F. Liu, A. Garcia-Rodriguez, C. Masouros and G. Geraci, "Interfering Channel Estimation in Radar-Cellular Coexistence: How Much Information Do We Need?" IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 18, no. 9, pp. 4238-4253, Sept. 2019.

[J5] F. Liu, L. Zhou, C. Masouros, A. Li, W. Luo, and A. Petropulu, "Toward Dual-functional Radar-Communication Systems: Optimal Waveform Design," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 16, pp. 4264-4279, Aug. 2018.

[J4] F. Liu, C. Masouros, A. Li, T. Ratnarajah, and J. Zhou, "MIMO Radar and Cellular Coexistence: A Power-Efficient Approach Enabled by Interference Exploitation," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 14, pp. 3681-3695, Jul. 2018.

[J3] F. Liu, C. Masouros, A. Li, H. Sun and L. Hanzo, "MU-MIMO Communications with MIMO Radar: From Co-existence to Joint Transmission," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 2755-2770, April 2018.

[J2] F. Liu, C. Masouros, P. V. Amadori and H. Sun, "An Efficient Manifold Algorithm for Constructive Interference Based Constant Envelope Precoding," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 1542-1546, Oct. 2017.

[J1] F. Liu, C. Masouros, A. Li and T. Ratnarajah, "Robust MIMO Beamforming for Cellular and Radar Coexistence," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 374-377, June 2017.

Selected Conference Papers

[C24] F. Liu, Y. -F. Liu, C. Masouros, A. Li and Y. C. Eldar, "A Joint Radar-Communication Precoding Design Based on Cramér-Rao Bound Optimization", submitted to 2022 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf), New York City, USA, 2022.

[C23] N. Su, F. Liu, C. Masouros, T. Ratnarajah and A. Petropulu, "Secure Dual-functional Radar-Communication Transmission: Hardware-Efficient Design", in Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers (Asilomar), California, USA, 2021.

[C22] A. Li, F. Liu, X. Liao, Y. Shen and C. Masouros, "Symbol-Level Precoding Made Practical for Multi-Level Modulations via Block-Level Rescaling", in 2021 IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Lucca, Italy, 2021.

[C21] A. Kaushik, C. Masouros and F. Liu, “Hardware Efficient Joint Radar-Communications with Hybrid Precoding and RF Chain Optimization,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Montreal, Canada, 2021.

[C20] Z. Xu, F. Liu, K. Diamantaras, C. Masouros and A. Petropulu, "Learning to Select for MIMO Radar based on Hybrid Analgo-Digital Beamforming," in 2021 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Toronto, Canada, 2021 - Invited

[C19] F. Liu and C. Masouros, "Joint Localization and Predictive Beamforming in Vehicular Networks: Power Allocation Beyond Water-Filling," in 2021 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Toronto, Canada, 2021 - Invited

[C18] Z. Wei, F. Liu and C. Masouros, "Physical Layer Anonymous Communications ", in2020 IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on 5G and Beyond Wireless Security, Taipei, China, 2020.

[C17] Z. Wei, C. Masouros, F. Liu and T. Xu, "Optimal Closed-Form Designs for Directional Modulation with Practical Hardware Limitations", in 2020 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Taipei, China, 2020.

[C16] C. Aydogdu, F. Liu, C. Masouros, H. Wymeersch and M. Rydström, "Distributed Radar-aided Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication", in 2020 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf), Florence, Italy, 2020.

[C15] W. Yuan, F. Liu, C. Masouros, J. Yuan and D. W. K. Ng, "Joint Radar-Communication Based Bayesian Predictive Beamforming for Vehicular Networks", in 2020 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf) Special Session on Multi-Function Spectral System Co-Design, Florence, Italy, 2020. - Invited

[C14] F. Liu and C. Masouros, "Joint Beamforming Design for Extended Target Estimation and Multiuser Communication", in 2020 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf) Special Session on Coexistence of Radar and Communication Systems, Florence, Italy, 2020. - Invited

[C13] F. Liu, W. Yuan, C. Masouros and J. Yuan, "Radar-assisted Predictive Beamforming for Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Links", in 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) Workshop on Communication and Radar Spectrum Sharing, Dublin, Ireland, 2020.

[C12] A. Li, F. Liu, C. Masouros, Y. Li and B. Vucetic, "Near-Optimal Interference Exploitation 1-Bit Massive MIMO Precoding via Partial Branch-and-Bound", in 2020 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Barcelona, Spain, 2020.

[C11] N. Su, F. Liu and C. Masouros, "Enhancing the Physical Layer Security of Dualfunctional Radar-Communication Systems", in 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Hawaii, USA, 2019.

[C10] F. Liu, A. Garcia-Rodriguez, C. Masouros and G. Geraci, "Interfering Channel Estimation for Radar and Communication Coexistence", in 2019 IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Cannes, France, 2019.

[C9] F. Liu and C. Masouros, "Hybrid Beamforming With Sub-arrayed MIMO Radar: Enabling Joint Sensing and Communication at mmWave Band," in 2019 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brighton, UK, 2019. - Invited

[C8] F. Liu, C. Masouros and H. Griffiths, "Dual-functional Radar-Communication Waveform Design under Constant-modulus and Orthogonality Constraints," in 2019 Conference of the Sensor Signal Processing for Defence (SSPD), Brighton, UK, 2019.

[C7] T. Xu, F. Liu, A. Li, C. Masouros, I. Darwazeh, “Constructive Interference Precoding for Reliable Non-Orthogonal IoT Signaling”, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Paris, France, 2019

[C6] Z. Wei, C. Masouros and F. Liu, "Interference Exploitation based Secure Transmission for Distributed Antenna Systems," in 2019 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Shanghai, China, 2019.

[C5] F. Liu, L. Zhou, C. Masouros, A. Li, W. Luo, and A. Petropulu, "Dual-functional Cellular and Radar Transmission: Beyond Coexistence," in 2018 IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Kalamata, Greece, 2018. - Invited

[C4] A. Li, C. Masouros and F. Liu, "Hybrid Analog-Digital Precoding for Interference Exploitation," in 2018 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Rome, Italy, 2018. - Invited

[C3] L. Zhou, F. Liu , C. Tian, et al., "Optimal Waveform Design for Dual-functional MIMO Radar-Communication Systems," in 2018 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), Beijing, China, 2018.

[C2] F. Liu, C. Masouros, A. Li, J. Zhou, and L. Hanzo, "Simultaneous Target Detection and Multi-user Communications Enabled by Joint Beamforming," in 2018 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf ), Oklahoma City, USA, 2018.

[C1] F. Liu, C. Masouros, A. Li, and T. Ratnarajah, "Radar and Communication Coexistence Enabled by Interference Exploitation," in 2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Singapore, 2017.

Book Chapter

1. F. Liu and C. Masouros, "Communication and Radar Systems: Spectral Co-existence and Beyond," in Spectrum Sharing, C. Papadias, T. Ratnarajah, and D. Slock, Eds., Wiley Press -Invited.

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