An investigation of dynamic sub-carrier allocation in OFDMA systems

Y Peng, A Doufexi, SMD Armour, JP McGeehan

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Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) systems commonly operate with a pseudo-random allocation of active sub-carriers to users. However, dynamic (multi-user) sub-carrier allocation (DSA) in an OFDMA system with a SISO channel has been investigated previously in [1,2]. In this paper, an alternative algorithm is proposed and evaluated. Simulation results identify gains of up to 10dB and show that near identical gain is achieved for all users.
Translated title of the contributionAn investigation of dynamic sub-carrier allocation in OFDMA systems
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVehicular Technology Conference 2005 (VTC 2005-Spring)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1808 - 1811
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)0780388879
Publication statusPublished - May 2005
Event61st Vehicular Technology Conference 2005 (VTC 2005-Spring) - Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 1 May 2005 → …


Conference61st Vehicular Technology Conference 2005 (VTC 2005-Spring)
Period1/05/05 → …

Bibliographical note

Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: IEEE 61st Vehicular Technology Conference, 2005 (VTC 2005-Spring)
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

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