System-Level Simulation for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Cellular Networks

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Abstract

To examine complex cellular networks, system-level simulation is one possible approach used by various radio planning tools. There is thus an opportunity to provide a comprehensive study including building blocks and simulation flow. In this article, the heterogeneous cellular network in downlink transmissions is simulated by means of system-level approach. Not only small cell deployments but also scheduling techniques are investigated in this simulation. The user throughput distribution is evaluated when varying the small cell placement, number of small cells and scheduling algorithms. Due to the use of small cells and proper scheduler, the user throughput could be significantly enhanced.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781728112176
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jun 2019
Event89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 28 Apr 20191 May 2019

Publication series

NameIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
Volume2019-April
ISSN (Print)1550-2252

Conference

Conference89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019
CountryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period28/04/191/05/19

Keywords

  • Heterogeneous cellular networks
  • Long term evolution (lte)
  • Scheduling
  • System-level simulation

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    Jinaporn, N., Armour, S., & Doufexi, A. (2019). System-Level Simulation for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Cellular Networks. In 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019 - Proceedings [8746721] (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference; Vol. 2019-April). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCSpring.2019.8746721