Publications

Peer reviewed

De Vries, J. P., Simić, L., Achtzehn, A., Petrova, M., and Mähönen, P. (2014). The Wi-Fi ” congestion crisis”: Regulatory criteria for assessing spectrum congestion claims. Telecommunications Policyhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.telpol.2014.06.005.

Riihijarvi, J., Achtzehn, A., Mahonen, P., and De Vries, J. P. (forthcoming). A study on the design space for harm claim thresholds. In 9th International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks (CrownCom 2014). 

De Vries, J. P. (2013). Optimizing receiver performance using harm claim thresholds. Telecommunications Policy, 37(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.telpol.2013.04.008

Mahonen, P., Simic, L., Petrova, M., and De Vries, J. P. (2012). From protocol stack to technology circle: exploring regulation, efficiency metrics, and the high-dimensional design space of wireless systems. IEEE Communications Magazine, 50(12):96-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/mcom.2012.6384457 

De Vries, J. P. and Sieh, K. A. (2012). Reception-oriented radio rights: Increasing the value of wireless by explicitly defining and delegating radio operating rights. Telecommunications Policy, 36(7):522-530. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.telpol.2011.12.009

De Vries, J. P. and Sieh, K. A. (2011). The Three Ps: Increasing concurrent operation by unambiguously defining and delegating radio rights. In 2011 IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN), pages 56-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/dyspan.2011.5936248

Stark, W. and de Vries, J. P. (2008). Detection of white spaces in a cognitive radio architecture. In Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CrownCom) 2008. 3rd International Conference on, pages 1-6. IEEE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/crowncom.2008.4562519

De Vries, J. P. (2008). De-Situating spectrum: Rethinking radio policy using Non-Spatial metaphors. In 2008 3rd IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN), pages 1-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/dyspan.2008.63

Llewellyn Smith, C. H. and De Vries, J. P. (1988). The operator product expansion for minimally subtracted operators. Nuclear Physics B, 296(4):991-1006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0550-3213(88)90407-5

Non-peer reviewed

FCC TAC (2015). (Principal author) A case study of Risk-Informed interference assessment: MetSat/LTE co-existence in 1695–1710 MHz (December 2015), FCC. https://transition.fcc.gov/bureaus/oet/tac/tacdocs/meeting121015/MetSat-LTE-v100-TAC-risk-assessment.pdf 

FCC TAC (2015). (Principal author) A Quick Introduction to Risk-Informed Interference Assessment (April 1, 2015), FCC. http://transition.fcc.gov/bureaus/oet/tac/tacdocs/meeting4115/Intro-to-RIA-v100.pdf.

De Vries, J. P. (2014). Band agents: Addressing collective action problems in fragmented spectrum bands. In TPRC 42: The 42nd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policyhttp://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=2417711.

Littman, L. and De Vries, J. P. (2014). Risk-Informed regulation: Lessons for FCC spectrum management from nuclear industry policy making. In TPRC 42: The 42nd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policyhttp://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=2418699.

De Vries, J. P. and Weiser, P. J. (2014). Unlocking spectrum value through improved allocation, assignment, and adjudication of spectrum rights. The Hamilton Projecthttp://www.hamiltonproject.org/files/downloads_and_links/THP_DeVries-WeiserDiscPaper.pdf

FCC TAC (2013). (Principal author) Interference limits policy: The use of harm claim thresholds to improve the interference tolerance of wireless systems. Technical Report Version 1.0 (February 6, 2013), FCC. http://transition.fcc.gov/bureaus/oet/tac/tacdocs/WhitePaperTACInterferenceLimitsv1.0.pdf

De Vries, J. P., Simic, L., Achtzehn, A., Petrova, M., and Mähönen, P. (2013). The emperor has no problem: Is Wi-Fi spectrum really congested? In TPRC 41: The 41st Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policyhttp://ssrn.com/abstract=2241609

De Vries, J. P. (2011). The resilience principles: A framework for new ICT governance. Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law, 9(1):137-186. http://jthtl.org/content/articles/V9I1/JTHTLv9i1_DeVries.PDF

De Vries, J. P. (2010). How I learned to stop worrying and love interference: Using well-defined radio rights to boost concurrent operation. In International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART) 2010

Tonge, G. and De Vries, J. P. (2007). The Role of Licence-Exemption in Spectrum Reform. Communications & Strategies, 67:85. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1086313

Regulatory Filings and Testimony

Samuelson-Glushko Technology Law & Policy Clinic (TLPC) and J. Pierre de Vries, Petition for Rulemaking: Spectrum Interference Dispute Resolution (May 8, 2015) (filing, Docket No RM-11750)

Reply comments on the 3550-3650 MHz NPRM (proceeding 12-354) on 5 April 2013.

Comments on the FCC's proposed new rules for the 3550-3650 MHz band (proceeding 12-354) on 20 February 2013.

Testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s sub-committee on Communications and Technology hearing on the topic “The Role of Receivers in a Spectrum Scarce World.” Written testimony (pdf), video of my oral testimony and video of the the members' questions.

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