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Service-oriented utility-based uplink power control in two-tier femtocell networks
Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS) School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS) School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS) School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
2011 (English)In: Future Network & Mobile Summit (FutureNetw), 2011, IEEE Press, 2011, 1-9 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this paper the problem of uplink power allocation in two-tier macrocell/femtocell CDMA networks is addressed. A generic game-theoretic framework for efficiently assigning users' power level is proposed, targeting at actual throughput maximization alongside with power consumption and interference minimization, under certain physical limitations. The consequent problem is formulated as a non-cooperative service-oriented game with exogenous parameter, which is treated by means of supermodularity theory. The existence of a Nash equilibrium point of the game is shown and a novel service-oriented distributed uplink power control (SUPCF) algorithm is proposed for attaining the corresponding equilibrium point, with provable convergence. Numerical results are presented that verify the analytical claims and allow the derivation of novel and practical intuitions on how cross-tier interference affects users' service performance.

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IEEE Press, 2011. 1-9 p.
Keyword [en]
cellular arrays, code division multiple access, femtocellular radio, game theory, power consumption, power control, Nash equilibrium point, cross-tier interference affect, generic game-theoretic framework, interference minimization, noncooperative service-oriented game, physical limitation, service-oriented utility-based uplink power control, supermodularity theory, two-tier femtocell CDMA network, two-tier macrocell CDMA networks, uplink power allocation, Convergence, Games, Interference, Macrocell networks, Multiaccess communication, Nash equilibrium, Femtocells, Two-tier CDMA Networks
National Category
Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering Telecommunications
Research subject
Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-45499ISBN: 978-1-4577-0928-9OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-45499DiVA: diva2:956500
Conference
Future Network & Mobile Summit (FutureNetw), 15-17 June 2011
Available from: 2016-08-30 Created: 2016-08-30 Last updated: 2016-10-15Bibliographically approved

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