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Advanced Technologies for LTE Advanced

Edited by: Salah Eddine El Ayoubi, Yeon Jeong, Oh-Soon Shin and Yoan Shin

  1. Research

    Uplink interference protection and scheduling for energy efficient OFDMA networks

    One of the key challenges for future orthogonal frequency division multiple access-based networks is inter-cell interference coordination. With full frequency reuse and small inter-site distances, coping with ...

    Harald Burchardt, Zubin Bharucha, Gunther Auer and Harald Haas

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:180

    Published on: 28 May 2012

  2. Research

    A decentralized spectrum allocation and partitioning scheme for a two-tier macro-femtocell network with downlink beamforming

    This article examines spectrum allocation and partitioning schemes to mitigate cross-tier interference under downlink beamforming environments. The enhanced SIR owing to beamforming allows more femtocells to s...

    Sunheui Ryoo, Changhee Joo and Saewoong Bahk

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:160

    Published on: 3 May 2012

  3. Research

    Resource management issues for multi-carrier relay-enhanced systems

    Relaying is one of the enabling techniques for next generation systems. Factors deciding on performance of relay-enhanced systems are the resource allocation and coordination. The capacity of the wireless rela...

    Jacek Góra and Simone Redana

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:124

    Published on: 29 March 2012

  4. Research

    A resource block organization strategy for scheduling in carrier aggregated systems

    Carrier aggregation (CA) is a promising technology that will allow IMT-Advanced system candidates to achieve spectrum bandwidths of up to 100 MHz using available system resource blocks (RB), even if these are ...

    Guillermo Galaviz, David H Covarrubias, Angel G Andrade and Salvador Villarreal

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:107

    Published on: 14 March 2012

  5. Research

    Implementing opportunistic spectrum access in LTE-advanced

    Long term evolution advanced (LTE-A) has emerged as a promising mobile broadband access technology aiming to cope with the increasing traffic demand in wireless networks. However, the enhanced spectral efficie...

    Vicente Osa, Carlos Herranz, Jose F Monserrat and Xavier Gelabert

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:99

    Published on: 9 March 2012

  6. Research

    Determinant-based MIMO scheduling with reduced pilot overhead

    In a multiuser multiple-input multiple-output (MU-MIMO) cellular system where there are many candidate users, it is critical to select a user group which maximizes the overall throughput of the system. However...

    Kyeongjun Ko and Jungwoo Lee

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:71

    Published on: 29 February 2012

  7. Review

    Overview of enabling technologies for 3GPP LTE-advanced

    As the long term evolution (LTE) standard comes to an end, 3rd Generation Partnership Project is discussing further evolution of the LTE to meet the international mobile telecommunications advanced requirement...

    Thien-Toan Tran, Yoan Shin and Oh-Soon Shin

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:54

    Published on: 20 February 2012

  8. Research

    Low-complexity multiuser MIMO downlink system based on a small-sized CQI quantizer

    It is known that the conventional semi-orthogonal user selection based on a greedy algorithm cannot provide a globally optimal solution due to its semi-orthogonal property. To find a more optimal user set and ...

    Jiho Song, Jong-Ho Lee, Seong-Cheol Kim and Younglok Kim

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:36

    Published on: 8 February 2012