Small Cell Networks

Small Cell Networks : Deployment, PHY Techniques, and Resource Management

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This comprehensive resource explores state-of-the-art advances in the successful deployment and operation of small cell networks. A broad range of technical challenges, and possible solutions, are addressed, including practical deployment considerations and interference management techniques, all set within the context of the most recent cutting-edge advances. Key aspects covered include 3GPP standardisation, applications of stochastic geometry, PHY techniques, MIMO techniques, handover and radio resource management, including techniques designed to make the best possible use of the available spectrum. Detailed technical information is provided throughout, with a consistent emphasis on real-world applications. Bringing together world-renowned experts from industry and academia, this is an indispensable volume for researchers, engineers and systems designers in the wireless communication industry.
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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 171 b/w illus. 25 tables
  • 1139061429
  • 9781139061421

Table of contents

1. Small cell networks overview Tony Q. S. Quek, Guillaume de la Roche, Ismail Guvenc and Marios Kountouris; 2. Fundamentals of access control in femtocells Ping Xia, Han Shin Jo and Jeffrey G. Andrews; 3. Coverage analysis using the Poisson point process model in heterogeneous networks Sayandev Mukherjee; 4. Interference modelling for cognitive femtocells Alberto Rabbachin, Tony Q. S. Quek, Hyundong Shin and Moe Z. Win; 5. Multiple antenna techniques in small cell networks Salam Akoum, Marios Kountouris and Robert W. Heath, Jr; 6. Physical layer techniques for cognitive femtocells Giuseppe Caire, Ansuman Adikhary and Vasileios Ntranos; 7. Femtocell coverage optimization Holger Claussen, Lester Ho, Sam Samuel and Florian Pivit; 8. Random matrix methods for cooperation in small-cell networks Jakob Hoydis and Merouane Debbah; 9. Mobility in small cell networks Veeraruna Kavitha, Sreenath Ramanath and Eitan Altman; 10. Cognitive radio resource management in autonomous femtocell networks Kwang-Cheng Chen and Shao-Yu Lien; 11. Decentralized reinforcement learning techniques for interference management in heterogeneous networks Mehdi Bennis, Dusit Niyato and Tansu Alpcan; 12. Resource allocation optimization in heterogeneous wireless networks Chee Wei Tan; 13. New strategies for femto-macro cellular interference control Sundeep Rangan; 14. Femtocell interference control in standardization Zubin Bharucha and Gunther Auer; 15. Spectrum assignment and fairness in femtocell networks Mustafa Cenk Erturk, Ismail Guvenc, Sayandev Mukherjee and Huseyin Arslan; 16. Self-organization and interference avoidance for LTE femtocells David Lopez-Perez and Guillaume de la Roche.
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