Conference Paper

Joint admission control & interference avoidance in self-organized femtocells

Centre for Wireless Commun., Univ. of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
DOI: 10.1109/ACSSC.2010.5757566 In proceeding of: Signals, Systems and Computers (ASILOMAR), 2010 Conference Record of the Forty Fourth Asilomar Conference on
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we consider a femtocell deployment scenario in which radio resources are shared among self-organized femtocells. We propose a distributed Admission Control Mechanism (ACM) for traffic load balancing among sub-carriers when there are multiple Quality of Service (QoS) classes. Furthermore, we propose a mechanism based on Reinforcement Learning (RL) for slot allocation to the traffic streams on different sub-carriers, which is employed by each Femto Access Point (FAP) to mitigate interference among femtocells and the underlaid macrocell. Through simulations, the performance of the proposed scheme is evaluated where it is shown that femtocells are able to coexist with the overlay macrocell network with no information exchange and by relying only on local information.

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