Enhancing Wave Propagation via Contextual Beamforming

Kaur, J. , Abbasi, Q. H. , Sharif, A. B., Popoola, O., Imran, M. A. and Abbas, H. T. (2022) Enhancing Wave Propagation via Contextual Beamforming. In: 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, Singapore, 04-10 Dec 2021, pp. 781-782. ISBN 9781728146706 (doi: 10.1109/APS/URSI47566.2021.9703804)

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Abstract

Beamforming is a cellular base station traffic-signaling system that determines the most effective data-delivery path for a specific user while reducing interference for neighboring users, and it has now become an integral technology in modern wireless communication systems. Contextual beamforming has evolved as an intelligent method in which the location information of a mobile user is predicted based on prior knowledge, and subsequently reconfigure the antenna arrays. Such a system relies heavily on a machine and deep learning applied on the data gathered to infer the context. This paper presents an antenna beamforming approach that exploits the location information of a moving mobile user in a mobile network. Our results show that network parameters such as the received power and propagation path information can assist to construct a machine learning-based adaptive beamforming framework.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Additional Information:This work was funded by a Ph.D. studentship from EIT Digital EU.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Popoola, Dr Olaoluwa and Kaur, Miss Jaspreet and Imran, Professor Muhammad and Sharif, Dr Abu Bakar and Abbas, Dr Hasan and Abbasi, Dr Qammer
Authors: Kaur, J., Abbasi, Q. H., Sharif, A. B., Popoola, O., Imran, M. A., and Abbas, H. T.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
ISBN:9781728146706
Published Online:16 February 2022
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2021 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy
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