Flexible aerial relay nodes for communication recovery and D2D relaying
Document typeConference report
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
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Current mobile communication infrastructure may fail in cases where low coverage areas suddenly become overcrowded by mobile devices or in natural disasters. In this paper, we propose the use of flexible aerial relay (FAR) nodes for communication recovery and device-to-device (D2D) relaying, as an energy efficient and cost-effective way to resolve these issues rapidly. We discuss the technical characteristics of the system and determine analytically the range of the FAR nodes.
CitationMekikis, P. V., Kartsakli, E., Alonso, L., Verikoukis, C. Flexible aerial relay nodes for communication recovery and D2D relaying. A: IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics. "2016 IEEE 5th Global Conference on Consumer Electronics". Kyoto: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016, p. 1-2.