Subcarrier allocation in multi-cell OFDMA wireless networks with non-coherent base station cooperation and controllable fairness
Soong, Boon Hee
La, Quang Duy
Date of Issue2012
IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (23rd : 2012 : Sydney, Australia)
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
In this paper, a non-coherent base station cooperation (NC-BSC) scheme is examined for the downlink OFDMA wireless cellular networks. We formulate the resource allocation in the scheme as a subcarrier allocation optimization problem with equal power allocated on each subcarrier. To balance the tradeoff between system throughput and fairness, a multi-cell scenario controllable fairness is extended from single-cell scenario mentioned in , based on which the controllable global fairness (GF) scheme in the NC-BSC system is proposed. Two heuristic iterative algorithms are proposed to realize the subcarrier allocation in the NC-BSC system with and without the controllable fairness in a distributed manner. The performance is compared with traditional dynamic subcarrier allocation in noncooperative multi-cell networks. Simulation results show the performance enhancement through implementation of NC-BSC and the effectiveness of multi-cell controllable fairness in the NC-BSC system.
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