Wireless schedulers with future sight via real-time 3D environment mapping

MW Webb, C Han, A Doufexi, MA Beach

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Abstract

This paper proposes a new wireless scheduling methodology which takes advantage of future predictions of data rate for the several users competing for physical access. Based on a system which allows low-cost 3D mapping of an environment in real-time, the predictions are obtained via either low-resolution path-loss prediction given the physical structure of the surroundings or by reference to data rates achieved by previous visitors to a locality. The proportional fair scheduling (PFS) metric is extended to include measures of the future rates users may achieve, leading to a new family of schedulers. They show useful fairness improvements over PFS in exchange for a small capacity loss, and allow a number of configuration options and a range of trade-offs between fairness and capacity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC 2010-Fall), 2010
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1 - 5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781424435739
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2010
Event72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC 2010-Fall), 2010 - Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 1 Sep 2010 → …

Publication series

Name
ISSN (Print)10903038

Conference

Conference72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC 2010-Fall), 2010
CountryCanada
CityOttawa
Period1/09/10 → …

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: The authors wish to thank all partners to the ViewNet project for their discussions and participation in this work.

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Keywords

  • wireless scheduling
  • 3D mapping

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    Webb, MW., Han, C., Doufexi, A., & Beach, MA. (2010). Wireless schedulers with future sight via real-time 3D environment mapping. In IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC 2010-Fall), 2010 (pp. 1 - 5). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/VETECF.2010.5594596