Frequency Reuse Power Allocation for Broadband Cellular Networks

Joohwan KIM  Hyukmin SON  Sanghoon LEE  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E89-B   No.2   pp.531-538
Publication Date: 2006/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e89-b.2.531
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Wireless Communication Technologies
Keyword: 
frequency reuse power allocation,  intercell interference forward link capacity,  outage probability,  OFDM-based cellular networks,  

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Summary: 
An FRPA (frequency reuse power allocation) technique by employing the frequency reuse notion as a strategy for overcoming the ICI (intercell interference) and maintaining the QoS (quality of service) at the cell boundary is described for broadband cellular networks. In the scheme, the total bandwidth is divided into sub-bands and two different power levels are then allocated to sub-bands based on the frequency reuse for forward-link cell planning. In order to prove the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm, a Monte Carlo simulation was performed based on the Chernoff upper bound. The simulation shows that this technique can achieve a high channel throughput while maintaining the required QoS at the cell boundary.