Spectral Efficiency of Variable Density Cellular Systems with Realistic System Models

Chatzinotas, S., Imran, M. A. and Tzaras, C. (2008) Spectral Efficiency of Variable Density Cellular Systems with Realistic System Models. In: 2008 IEEE 19th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Cannes, France, 15-18 Sep 2008, ISBN 9781424426430 (doi:10.1109/PIMRC.2008.4699843)

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In the information-theoretic literature, multicell joint processing has been shown to produce high spectral efficiencies. However, the majority of existing results employ simplified models and normalized variables and in addition they consider only the sum-rate capacity, neglecting the individual user rates. In this paper, we investigate a realistic cellular model which incorporates flat fading, path loss and distributed users. Furthermore, the presented results are produced by varying the cell density of the cellular system, while practical values are used for system parameters, such as users per cell, transmitted power, path loss exponent. What is more, we study the effect of sum-rate maximization on the fairness of user rate distribution by comparing channel-dependent and random user orderings within the joint encoding/decoding process.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Additional Information:This research has been funded by the following Industrial Companies who are Members of Mobile VCE - BBC, BT, Huawei, Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks, Nortel, Vodafone.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Imran, Professor Muhammad
Authors: Chatzinotas, S., Imran, M. A., and Tzaras, C.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering
Published Online:08 December 2008

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