Project Structure

Overview of the 11 Tasks of the CORRIDOR project

T0 stands for the first day of the month following the reception of the notification letter from the ANR, thus Nov 1, 2011.

Task Title Leader/co-leader Start End
T1 Management IFSTTAR T0 T0+36
T2 Railway User needs SNCF T0 T0+4
T3 System Requirements and Definition THALES T0+3 T0+6
T4 High Speed Trains preliminary trials IFSTTAR T0 T0+12
T5 Mobility and spectrum resources management including end-to-end QoS TELECOM BRETAGNE T0+3 T0+36
T6 Intelligent Mobile Terminal UBO-LabSTICC T0+3 T0+36
T7 Intelligent Telecommunication Infrastructure THALES T0+3 T0+36
T8 Scenarios specifications for trial EURECOM T0+12 T0+18
T9 Platform Integration EURECOM T0+18 T0+30
T10 High Speed Train trials for System Evaluation SNCF T0+30 T0+36
T11 Dissemination and recommendation for future systems IFSTTAR T0 T0+36

List of Tasks

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Consortium Description


Skills brought into the CORRIDOR project

Task Leader Task


Channel sounding and modeling, signal processing for source separation, noise characterization, wideband measurements, trials on high speed line Tasks 1, 4, 11
Tasks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9


Signal processing for channel estimation and tracking, modulation recognition, source separation, channel modeling


Tasks 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11


Real-time rapid prototyping of advanced wireless communication systems, radio engineering, physical and link layer system design and analysis

Tasks 8, 9

Tasks 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11


Evaluation and adaptation of wireless communications solutions to railway domain, train-to-ground communications for high speed trains, high speed context field trials. Railway radio solutions expertise

Tasks 2, 10

Tasks 3, 4, 5, 8, 11


Cross-layer cognitive manager design, spectrum sensing, and MAC layer development

Experience of train to ground CCTV transmission (using different wireless standards)

Tasks 3, 7

Tasks 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


Cross-layer communication architecture design, adaptive transport layer, handover and mobility management, multi-homing support

Task 5


Tasks 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


Digital communications interception, analysis, and blind parameters recognition, Multiple-Access and Spread Spectrum transmissions, Cognitive and Software Radio, MIMO techniques for detection and parameter identifications, and for precoding optimizations with CSI

Task 6

Tasks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11