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Fairness in Radio Resource Management for Wireless Networks

  1. Research Article

    A Fair Opportunistic Access Scheme for Multiuser OFDM Wireless Networks

    We propose a new access scheme for efficient support of multimedia services in OFDM wireless networks, both in the uplink and in the downlink. This scheme further increases the benefits of opportunistic schedu...

    Cédric Gueguen and Sébastien Baey

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:726495

    Published on: 15 March 2009

  2. Research Article

    On Throughput-Fairness Tradeoff in Virtual MIMO Systems with Limited Feedback

    We investigate the performance of channel-aware scheduling algorithms designed for the downlink of a wireless communication system. Our study focuses on a two-transmit antenna cellular system, where the base s...

    Alexis A. Dowhuszko, Graciela Corral-Briones, Jyri Hämäläinen and Risto Wichman

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:102064

    Published on: 4 March 2009

  3. Research Article

    Outage Probability versus Fairness Trade-off in Opportunistic Relay Selection with Outdated CSI

    We analyze the existing trade-offs in terms of system performance versus fairness of a cooperative system based on opportunistic relay selection (ORS) and with outdated channel state information (CSI). In part...

    Jose Lopez Vicario, Albert Bel, Antoni Morell and Gonzalo Seco-Granados

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:412837

    Published on: 24 February 2009

  4. Research Article

    Spatial and Temporal Fairness in Heterogeneous HSDPA-Enabled UMTS Networks

    The system performance of an integrated UMTS network with both High-Speed Downlink Packet Access users and Release '99 QoS users depends on many factors like user location, number of users, interference, multi...

    Andreas Mäder and Dirk Staehle

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:682368

    Published on: 19 February 2009

  5. Research Article

    Performance Analysis of SNR-Based Scheduling Policies in Asymmetric Broadcast Ergodic Fading Channel

    We analyze the performance of SNR-based scheduling algorithms in broadcast ergodic fading channels where multiuser selection diversity is exploited. At each channel state, the user with the highest weighted si...

    Jesús Pérez, Jesús Ibáñez, Javier Vía and Ignacio Santamaría

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:163826

    Published on: 18 February 2009

  6. Research Article

    Fair Adaptive Bandwidth and Subchannel Allocation in the WiMAX Uplink

    In some modern communication systems, as it is the case of WiMAX, it has been decided to implement Demand Assignment Multiple Access (DAMA) solutions. End-users request transmission opportunities before access...

    Antoni Morell, Gonzalo Seco-Granados and JoséLópez Vicario

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:918261

    Published on: 17 February 2009

  7. Research Article

    Fairness and QoS Guarantees of WiMAX OFDMA Scheduling with Fuzzy Controls

    A fairness and QoS guaranteed scheduling approach with fuzzy controls (FQFCs) is proposed for WiMAX OFDMA systems. The controllers, respectively, adjust priority and transmission opportunity (TXOP) for each Wi...

    Chao-Lieh Chen, Jeng-Wei Lee, Chi-Yuan Wu and Yau-Hwang Kuo

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:512507

    Published on: 15 February 2009

  8. Research Article

    Cross-Layer Optimal Rate Allocation for Heterogeneous Wireless Multicast

    Heterogeneous multicast is an efficient communication scheme especially for multimedia applications running over multihop networks. The term heterogeneous refers to the phenomenon when multicast receivers in t...

    Amr Mohamed and Hussein Alnuweiri

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:467182

    Published on: 11 February 2009

  9. Research Article

    Throughput versus Fairness: Channel-Aware Scheduling in Multiple Antenna Downlink

    Channel aware and opportunistic scheduling algorithms exploit the channel knowledge and fading to increase the average throughput. Alternatively, each user could be served equally in order to maximize fairness...

    Eduard A. Jorswieck, Aydin Sezgin and Xi Zhang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:271540

    Published on: 2 February 2009

  10. Research Article

    Decentralized Utility Maximization in Heterogeneous Multicell Scenarios with Interference Limited and Orthogonal Air Interfaces

    Overlapping coverage of multiple radio access technologies provides new multiple degrees of freedom for tuning the fairness-throughput tradeoff in heterogeneous communication systems through proper resource al...

    Ingmar Blau, Gerhard Wunder, Ingo Karla and Rolf Sigle

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:104548

    Published on: 26 January 2009

  11. Research Article

    Cross-Layer Resource Scheduling for Video Traffic in the Downlink of OFDMA-Based Wireless 4G Networks

    Designing scheduling algorithms at the medium access control (MAC) layer relies on a variety of parameters including quality of service (QoS) requirements, resource allocation mechanisms, and link qualities fr...

    Feroz A. Bokhari, Halim Yanikomeroglu, William K. Wong and Mahmudur Rahman

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:212783

    Published on: 18 January 2009

  12. Research Article

    Busy Bursts for Trading off Throughput and Fairness in Cellular OFDMA-TDD

    Decentralised interference management for orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) operating in time division duplex (TDD) cellular systems is addressed. Interference aware allocation of time-freq...

    Birendra Ghimire, Gunther Auer and Harald Haas

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:462396

    Published on: 12 January 2009

  13. Research Article

    CDIT-Based Constrained Resource Allocation for Mobile WiMAX Systems

    Adaptive resource allocation has been shown to provide substantial performance gain in OFDMA-based wireless systems, such as WiMAX, when full channel state information (CSI) is available at the transmitter. Ho...

    Felix Brah, Jerome Louveaux and Luc Vandendorpe

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:425367

    Published on: 5 January 2009

  14. Research Article

    A Novel Approach to Fair Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks

    Multiradio wireless mesh network (WMN) is a feasible choice for several applications, as routers with multiple network interface cards have become cheaper. Routing in any network has a great impact on the over...

    Juho Määttä and Timo Bräysy

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2008 2009:379059

    Published on: 24 December 2008