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An analytical model for flow-level performance of large, randomly placed small cell networks

Arvanitakis, George; Spyropoulos, Thrasivoulos; Kaltenberger, Florian

GLOBECOM 2016, IEEE Global Communications Conference, Exhibition and Industry Forum, 4-8 December 2016, Washington, USA

In this paper, we develop a flexible and accurate analytical model of large networks with random base station (BS) placement, in order to understand the impact of key network parameters like BS density and load on the network performance. The main goal is to understand the flow level dynamics of such a system, assuming non-saturated users and studying the congestion statistics for BSs and the per flow delay. To achieve this, we base our analysis on two main tools: (a) stochastic geometry, to understand the impact of topological randomness and coverage maps and (b) queueing theory, to model the competition between concurrent flows within the same BS. Our model is then applied the populars Radio Access Technologies (RATs), such as LTE and WIFi. Our results provide some interesting qualitative and quantitative insights about the performance of those networks.

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Titre:An analytical model for flow-level performance of large, randomly placed small cell networks
Mots Clés:Stochastic Geometry; Queueing; LTE; WiFi; Performance Analysis; Flow-level
Type:Conférence
Langue:English
Ville:Washington
Pays:ÉTATS-UNIS
Date:
Département:Systèmes de Communication
Eurecom ref:4956
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Bibtex: @inproceedings{EURECOM+4956, doi = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2016.7841582}, year = {2016}, title = {{A}n analytical model for flow-level performance of large, randomly placed small cell networks}, author = {{A}rvanitakis, {G}eorge and {S}pyropoulos, {T}hrasivoulos and {K}altenberger, {F}lorian}, booktitle = {{GLOBECOM} 2016, {IEEE} {G}lobal {C}ommunications {C}onference, {E}xhibition and {I}ndustry {F}orum, 4-8 {D}ecember 2016, {W}ashington, {USA}}, address = {{W}ashington , {\'{E}}{TATS}-{UNIS}}, month = {12}, url = {http://www.eurecom.fr/publication/4956} }
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