Cooperative diversity and downlink power control using PARPS with application to LTE services (eMBMS and CoMP)
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Mobile devices and their applications are continuing to develop and the more advanced they are, the more they require high data ranges and the more they demand of the available wireless communication networks. At present, LTE (Long Term Evolution) is a good solution as it provides the users of mobile devices with a good throughput and a low latency. In the future, the two most important aspects for end users will be system spectral efficiency and system power controlling. This thesis deals with LTE downlink spectral efficiency and power controlling. The thesis will show how, by using IP multicasting for the LTE downlink, the base station is able to provide the necessary data through a significantly smaller spectrum and, additionally, how cooperative diversity, i.e. the cooperation between several base stations, can improve or even maximise the total network channel capacity, regardless of bandwidth size. A Packet and Resource Plan Scheduling algorithm (PARPS) is used to schedule the transmissions, and the results are calculated in MATLAB. By this means it is possible to analyse the efficiency of the spectrum management, the coverage probability and the power controlling for the different transmitters used for the LTE downlink.The LTE downlink scheme is simulated in Matlab for different numbers of transmitters (2-3). IP multicasting over the LTE downlink manages to transmit the same amount of data using less transmission power (50- 66.6%) with a better system spectral efficiency.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 93 p.
System spectral efficiency, Matlab, LTE.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-21604OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-21604DiVA: diva2:706343
Subject / course
Computer Engineering DT1
International Master's Programme in Computer Engineering TDAAA 120 higher education credits
2014-01-31, M312, Mid Sweden university Campus Sundsvall Holmgatan 10, Sundsvall, 09:00 (English)
Zhang, Tingting, Professor