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  • Analysis of RAN slicing for cellular V2X and mobile broadband services based on reinforcement learning 

    Albonda, Haider Daami Resin; Pérez Romero, Jordi (European Alliance for Innovation n.o., 2020-03)
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    Radio Access Network (RAN) slicing is one of the key enablers to provide the design flexibility and enable 5G system to support heterogeneous services over a common platform (i.e., by creating a customized slice for each ...
  • Data analytics architectural framework for smarter radio resource management in 5G radio access networks 

    Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Sallent Roig, José Oriol; Pérez Romero, Jordi (2020-05)
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    Along with supporting new business opportunities, data analytics –understood as the pursuit of extracting meaning from raw data– will be key to getting 5G Radio Access Networks (RANs) efficiently rolled out and operated. ...
  • Radio access network slicing strategies at spectrum planning level in 5G and beyond 

    Muñoz, Pablo; Adamuz-Hinojosa, Oscar; Navarro-Ortiz, Jorge; Sallent Roig, José Oriol; Pérez Romero, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-04)
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    The new 5th generation (5G) era has transformed previous mobile generations into fast, smart networks that will be more responsive and customizable. With network slicing, 5G networks can be dynamically adapted to the ...
  • Characterisation of radio access network slicing scenarios with 5G QoS provisioning 

    Vilà Muñoz, Irene; Pérez Romero, Jordi; Sallent Roig, José Oriol; Umbert Juliana, Anna (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-03-13)
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    5G systems are envisaged to support a wide range of application scenarios with variate requirements. To handle this heterogeneity, 5G architecture includes network slicing capabilities that facilitate the partitioning of ...
  • Experimental proof of concept of an SDN-based traffic engineering solution for hybrid satellite-terrestrial mobile backhauling 

    Mendoza Montoya, Jesús Fabián; Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Sallent Roig, José Oriol (2019-11-30)
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    Satellite networks are expected to be an integral part of 5G service deployment. One compelling use case is mobile backhauling, where the exploitation of a satellite component can improve the reach, robustness, and economics ...
  • Optimization of multitenant radio admission control through a semi-Markov decision process 

    Pérez Romero, Jordi; Sallent Roig, José Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-11)
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    Network slicing in future 5G systems enables the provision of multitenant networks in which a network infrastructure owned by an operator is shared among different tenants, such as mobile virtual operators, over-the-top ...
  • On the automation of RAN slicing provisioning: solution framework and applicability examples 

    Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Sallent Roig, José Oriol; Pérez Romero, Jordi; Agustí Comes, Ramon (2019-12-01)
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    Network slicing is a fundamental feature of 5G systems that allows the partitioning of a single network into a number of segregated logical networks, each optimized for a particular type of service, or dedicated to a ...
  • Design and experimental validation of a software-defined radio access network testbed with slicing support 

    Koutlia, Katerina; Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Coronado Calero, Estefanía; Riggio, Roberto; Casadevall Palacio, Fernando José; Umbert Juliana, Anna; Pérez Romero, Jordi (2019-01-01)
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    Open Access
    Network slicing is a fundamental feature of 5G systems to partition a single network into a number of segregated logical networks, each optimized for a particular type of service or dedicated to a particular customer or ...
  • An efficient RAN slicing strategy for a heterogeneous network with eMBB and V2X services 

    Resin Albonda, Haider D.; Pérez Romero, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-03)
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    Emerging 5G wireless technology will support services and use cases with vastly heterogeneous requirements. Network slicing, which allows composing multiple dedicated logical networks with specific functionality running ...
  • A cloud-enabled small cell architecture in 5G networks for broadcast/multicast services 

    kourtis, Michail-Alexandros; Blanco, Begoña; Pérez Romero, Jordi; Makris, Dimitris; McGrath, Michael J.; Xilouris, George; Munaretto, Daniele; Solozabal, Ruben; Sanchoyerto, Aitor; Giannoulakis, Ioannis; Kafetzakis, Emmanouil; Riccobene, Vincenzo; Jimeno, Elisa; Kourtis, Anastasios; Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Liberal, Fidel; Koumaras, Harilaos; Kostopoulos, Alexandros; Chochliouros, Ioannis (2019-06-01)
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    The evolution of 5G suggests that communication networks become sufficiently flexible to handle a wide variety of network services from various domains. The virtualization of small cells as envisaged by 5G, allows enhanced ...
  • An analytical model for multi-tenant radio access networks supporting guaranteed bit rate services 

    Vilà Muñoz, Irene; Sallent Roig, José Oriol; Umbert Juliana, Anna; Pérez Romero, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-01-01)
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    Network slicing is a key feature of forthcoming fifth generation (5G) systems to facilitate the partitioning of the network into multiple logical networks customized according to different business and application needs. ...
  • Next-generation softwarized wireless networks 

    Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Marojevic, Vuk; Goratti, Leonardo (2018-11-19)
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    Fifth-generation (5G) systems are being designed not only to face the unprecedented growth of mobile data traffic forecasted for the coming years but also to support other multiple and diverse use cases associated with new ...

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