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    • A metaheuristic-based downlink power allocation for LTE/LTE-A cellular deployments 

      González González, David; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Lee, Dong Seop (2014-08)
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      The explosive growth of cellular networks makes their deployment and maintenance more and more complex, time consuming, and expensive. Self-Organizing Networks have been recognized as a promising way to alleviate this ...
    • A novel ICIC-oriented channel state information feedback scheme for aperiodic reporting in LTE 

      González González, David; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José (2012)
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      In moderm OFDMA-based cellular networks, intercell interference is the main issue limiting the capacity of these systems. Recently, intensive research work has been focused on intercell interference coordination as it ...
    • A roadmap from UMTS optimization to LTE self-optimization 

      Sallent Roig, José Oriol; Pérez Romero, Jordi; Sánchez González, Juan; Agustí Comes, Ramon; Díaz Guerra, Miguel Angel; Henche, David; Paul, Daniel (2011-06)
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      Self-Organizing Networks (SON) are currently being introduced by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) as part of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) system as a key driver for improving the operation of wireless networks. ...
    • Adapting fractional frequency reuse to realistic OFDMA cellular networks 

      González González, David; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Lema, Maria A.; Lee, Dong Seop (2013)
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      Effective intercell interference (ICI) mitigation has been identified as a key challenge for emerging OFDMA cellular technologies such as Long Term Evolution (LTE). In order to address this issue, mobile operators have ...
    • Admission control in LTE uplink systems with sounding reference signals based channel state indicator 

      Lema, Maria A.; Ramon Ferran, Sergi; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José (2012)
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      This article focuses on the investigation of the Admission Control techniques in order to assure Quality of Service (QoS) in Long Term Evolution (LTE) systems. So as to estimate the users bandwidth requirement, Sounding ...
    • An analytical view of static intercell interference coordination techniques in OFDMA networks 

      González González, David; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José (IEEE, 2012)
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      This paper presents a novel methodology to assess the downlink performance of static intercell interference coordination techniques in the context of OFDMA-based cellular networks. In the last few years, interference ...
    • An opportunistic cognitive radio communication through the exploitation of the small-scale fading mechanisms of the LTE mobile channel 

      Medina Acosta, Gerardo Agni; Delgado Penin, José Antonio; Haneda, Katsuyuki (2013)
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      In recent years, the cognitive radio technology has attracted the attention of all the players in the telecommunication field (i.e., researchers, industry, service providers, and regulatory agencies) as a way of facing the ...
    • Cubic spline extrapolation for uplink channel quality prediction in LTE-A with carrier aggregation 

      Lema Rosas, María Ángel; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-05-25)
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      In the context of wireless communications, an accurate channel state information is the key to a correct radio resource management. In the uplink of long-term evolution advanced, obtaining up-to-date channel state information ...
    • Development of a LTE system-level simulator for aircraft cabins 

      Muñoz López, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-11-30)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      [ANGLÈS] Mobile broadband has changed the way we live and work. The way we communicate is becoming enriched with higher speeds and exciting new services both at home, on the road and on aircraft. Nowadays, a growing number ...
    • Diseño de la red de transporte de un sistema de telefonía móvil LTE 

      García Fernández, Iria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-03-21)
      Bachelor thesis
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      The present project proposes the development of a Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile telecommunications network and its implementation in a suburban town with a population of approximately 250.000 inhabitants. More precisely, ...
    • Diseño de una herramienta de simulación de coberturas para el estudio de estrategias de densificación en LTE 

      Lopez Raventos, Alvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Developed by 3GPP, LTE (Long Term Evolution) is a technology used in mobile communications that provides higher data rates than older technologies. However, because of the higher usage of smartphones during the last years, ...
    • Downlink resource allocation in LTE: centralized vs. distributed approach 

      González González, David; Corvino, Virginia; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José; García Lozano, Mario; Verdone, Roberto (2009-09-30)
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      The 3GPP specifications for LTE leave many degrees of freedom to operators about how to design radio Resource Allocation (RA) strategies, and this is actually also allowed by the OFDM/OFDMA access technology. This means ...
    • Dynamic energy efficient distance-aware base station switch on/off scheme for LTE-advanced 

      Kartsakli, Elli; Bousia, Alexandra; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2012)
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      Reducing the energy consumption in wireless networks has become a significant problem, not only because of its great impact on the global energy crisis, but also because it represents a noteworthy cost for telecommunication ...
    • Efficient Mobility Management in LTE Femtocell Network 

      Xiang, Tianyu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The future network architecture towards heterogeneous, it would be converged many different types of network, such as cellular network, femtocell network, ad-hoc network, MANET, VANET and wireless sensor network. With new ...
    • Efficient use of paired spectrum bands through TDD small cell deployments 

      Agustín de Dios, Adrián; Lagén Morancho, Sandra; Vidal Manzano, José; Muñoz Medina, Olga; Pascual Iserte, Antonio; Zhiheng, Guo; Ronghui, Wen (2017-09)
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      Traditionally, wireless cellular systems have been designed to operate in frequency division duplexing (FDD) paired bands that allocate the same amount of spectrum for both downlink (DL) and uplink (UL) communications. ...
    • Energy and spectrum efficient user association in millimeter wave backhaul small cell networks 

      Mesodiakaki, Agapi; Adelantado Freixer, Ferran; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Di Renzo, Marco; Verikoukis, Christos (2017-02)
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      Macrocells are expected to be densely overlaid by small cells (SCs) to meet increasing capacity demands. Due to their dense deployment, some SCs will not be connected directly to the core network, and thus, they may forward ...
    • Estudi de cobertura en una xarxa LTE-Advanced 

      Forca Bastús, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The great demand for mobile data traffic has led to the development of new technologies. The last of these is known as LTE-Advanced. This incorporates great improvements that have revolutionized the mobile technology market. ...
    • Estudi sobre handovers i selecció de cel·les LTE: simulació d'escenaris crítics utilitzant Ray Tracing 

      Coll Muñoz, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Aalborg universitet
      [ANGLÈS] In LTE, the handover is a hard handover; the UE is first connected to the source eNodeB, then it gets unattached to the network to connect again to the target eNodeB. This procedure is not fail safe and may cause ...
    • Evolutionary 4G/5G network architecture assisted efficient handover signaling 

      Jain, Akshay; López Aguilera, M. Elena; Seyfettin Demirkol, Ilker (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-12-06)
      Article
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      Future wireless networks are expected to be ultra-dense and heterogeneous not just in terms of the number and type of base stations but also in terms of the number of users and the application types they access. Such a ...
    • Hardware-efficient implementation of a femtocell/macrocell interference-mitigation technique for high-performance LTE-based systems 

      Font Bach, Oriol; Bartzoudis, Nikolaos; Pascual Iserte, Antonio; Payaró Llisterri, Miquel (2013)
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      This paper presents the FPGA design of an interference-aware digital front end tailored for heterogeneous multi-cell LTE-based systems. A resource-optimized RTL architecture has been implemented and validated under realistic ...