Impact of relaying on inter-cell interference in mobile cellular networks

D.C. Dimitrova, K. Georgiev

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    Abstract

    Incorporating relay nodes in cellular networks, e.g. UMTS/ HSPA, is beneficial for extending coverage as well as for service enhancement. In this paper we study the inter-cell interference generated by a relay-enabled cell and how this influences the performance of mobile users. The performance measures of interest are the inter-cell interference distribution, realized rates and flow throughput. Our investigations show that not only relaying reduces interference but as result of this decrease all users experience an additional performance improvement, independently whether they use a relay or not. The effect is even stronger when flow throughputs are evaluated. The consideration of flow dynamics is a strong and distinctive aspect of our analysis methodology. We show that the evaluation on flow level contributes significantly to better understanding of the effects of relaying. Special attention is also given to the applied scheduling scheme.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication16th European Wireless Conference 2010
    Place of PublicationLos Alamitos
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society
    Pages398-405
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-5999-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010
    Event16th European Wireless Conference - Lucca, Italy
    Duration: 12 Apr 201015 Apr 2010
    Conference number: 16th

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press

    Conference

    Conference16th European Wireless Conference
    CountryItaly
    CityLucca
    Period12/04/1015/04/10

    Keywords

    • EWI-18028
    • IR-72117
    • METIS-270859

    Cite this

    Dimitrova, D. C., & Georgiev, K. (2010). Impact of relaying on inter-cell interference in mobile cellular networks. In 16th European Wireless Conference 2010 (pp. 398-405). Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/EW.2010.5483504