This paper addresses the analysis of WCDMA systems with repeaters deployment. A generic and compact expression for up- and downlinks evaluation has been mathematically derived so that transmission powers and other radio resource management parameters can be calculated without simplifications. In particular, the real different path delays, taking into account the repeaters presence and the finite nature of the time window of Rake receivers are considered. This allows an enhanced analysis with respect to classical approaches from a system level viewpoint. Furthermore, higher reliable and accurate predictions on network performance can be obtained, which can be remarkably useful for network planning and management. By using these expressions, relevant network parameters have been evaluated and compared with the ones obtained using the classical approximations. The differences in the obtained metrics are highlighted, putting in evidence the improvement provided by the proposed analysis.
CitationGarcia Lozano, M; Alonso Zárate, J.G; Casadevall Palacio, F.J; Ruíz Boque, S; Correia, L.M. Enhanced analysis of WCDMA networks with repeaters deployment. IEEE Transactions on Vireless Communications, 2007, vol. 6, núm. 9, pàg. 3429-3439
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