Optimization of Dynamic Allocation of Transmitter Power in a DS-CDMA Cellular System Using Genetic Algorithms

Jie ZHOU  Yoichi SHIRAISHI  Ushio YAMAMOTO  Yoshikuni ONOZATO  Hisakazu KIKUCHI  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E84-A   No.10   pp.2436-2446
Publication Date: 2001/10/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Communication Systems
Keyword: 
digital cellular system (DS-CDMA),  genetic algorithm,  power control strategy,  dynamic power allocation,  balance of services,  

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Summary: 
In this paper, we propose an approach to solve the power control issue in a DS-CDMA cellular system using genetic algorithms (GAs). The transmitter power control developed in this paper has been proven to be efficient to control co-channel interference, to increase bandwidth utilization and to balance the comprehensive services that are sharing among all the mobiles with attaining a common signal-to-interference ratio(SIR). Most of the previous studies have assumed that the transmitter power level is controlled in a constant domain under the assumption of uniform distribution of users in the coverage area or in a continuous domain. In this paper, the optimal centralized power control (CPC) vector is characterized and its optimal solution for CPC is presented using GAs in a large-scale DS-CDMA cellular system under the realistic context that means random allocation of active users in the entire coverage area. Emphasis is put on the balance of services and convergence rate by using GAs.