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Wen Tong - VTC2023-Spring

Wen Tong

Cheif Technology Officer

Title: The 6G RAN to Support the Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT) Based Applications

Abstract: With the rise of ChatGPT as a machine learning technology, the radio access networks (RAN) may be redesigned for the emerging 6G systems. Hence in this talk, we present the principles of partitioning the ultra-large Generative Pre-trained Transformer based computing into a distributed computing and distributed networking architecture. The goal is to optimize the computing resources and connectivity resources to increase the capacity, when delivering ChatGPT-type services.

In this talk, we also discuss the Generative Pre-trained Transformer created from the 6G radio in the context of joint sensing and communications (JSAC), of the multi-user human-in-the-loop joint reward model and of the network based on sophisticated joint Proximal Policy Optimization (PPO). Our new distributed RAN architecture can ensure the alignment of the ChatGPT services to comply with human values and ethical norms


Dr. Wen Tong is the CTO, Huawei Wireless. He is the head of Huawei wireless research. In 2011, Dr. Tong was appointed the Head of Communications Technologies Labs of Huawei, currently, he is the Huawei 5G chief scientist and led Huawei’s 10-year-long 5G wireless technologies research and development.

Prior to joining Huawei in 2009, Dr. Tong was the Nortel Fellow and head of the Network Technology Labs at Nortel. He joined the Wireless Technology Labs at Bell Northern Research in 1995 in Canada.

Dr. Tong is the industry recognized leader in invention of advanced wireless technologies, Dr. Tong was elected as a Huawei Fellow and an IEEE Fellow. He was the recipient of IEEE Communications Society Industry Innovation Award in 2014, and IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Industry Leader Award for “pioneering technical contributions and leadership in the mobile communications industry and innovation in 5G mobile communications technology” in 2018. He is also the recipient of R.A. Fessenden Medal. For the past three decades, he had pioneered fundamental technologies from 1G to 5G wireless with more than 530 awarded US patents.

Dr. Tong is a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, and he serves as Board of Director of Wi-Fi Alliance.