On the Radio Resource Allocation in Enhanced Uplink UTRA-FDD with Fixed Relay Stations

Konferenz: PIMRC 2005 - 16th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
11.09.2005 - 14.09.2005 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: PIMRC 2005

Seiten: 5Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Liu, Yajian; Hoshyar, Reza; Yang, Xinjie; Tafazolli, Rahim (Center for Communication Systems Research (CCSR), University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, UK)

In this paper, an Integrated Radio Resource Allocation (IRRA) algorithm is proposed for enhanced uplink UTRA-FDD with fixed relay stations (RSs). It comprises three entities: Load Based Route Manager (LBRM), Base Station Resource Scheduler (BSRS), and Relay Station Load Balancer (RSLB). LBRM is responsible for the selection of user transmission routes, BSRS is for the scheduling of user transmission time and rates based on the available base station (BS) capacity, and RSLB is for the fine-tuning of user resource assignments (e.g. assigned rates) so as to prevent the overloading of RSs. The three entities operate periodically, synchronously, and with coordinated interactions. By system level simulations, the proposed algorithm is evaluated and compared with two other cases: 1) non-relaying, 2) relaying with a benchmark approach. The results show that IRRA can ensure significant gains in terms of cell throughput.