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3GPP LTE and LTE Advanced

  1. Research Article

    Downlink Scheduling for Multiclass Traffic in LTE

    We present a design of a complete and practical scheduler for the 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) downlink by integrating recent results on resource allocation, fast computational algorithms, and scheduling. Ou...

    Bilal Sadiq, Ritesh Madan and Ashwin Sampath

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:510617

    Published on: 5 November 2009

  2. Research Article

    LTE Adaptation for Mobile Broadband Satellite Networks

    One of the key factors for the successful deployment of mobile satellite systems in 4G networks is the maximization of the technology commonalities with the terrestrial systems. An effective way of achieving t...

    Francesco Bastia, Cecilia Bersani, Enzo Alberto Candreva, Stefano Cioni, Giovanni Emanuele Corazza, Massimo Neri, Claudio Palestini, Marco Papaleo, Stefano Rosati and Alessandro Vanelli-Coralli

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:989062

    Published on: 5 November 2009

  3. Research Article

    Diversity Techniques for Single-Carrier Packet Retransmissions over Frequency-Selective Channels

    In data packet communication systems over multipath frequency-selective channels, hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) protocols are usually used in order to ensure data reliability. For single-carrier packe...

    Abdel-Nasser Assimi, Charly Poulliat and Inbar Fijalkow

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:406028

    Published on: 7 October 2009

  4. Editorial

    3GPP LTE and LTE-Advanced

    Bruno Clerckx, Angel Lozano, Stefania Sesia, Cornelius van Rensburg and Constantinos B Papadias

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:472124

    Published on: 23 September 2009

  5. Research Article

    Block Interleaved Frequency Division Multiple Access for Power Efficiency, Robustness, Flexibility, and Scalability

    The multiple access solution in an IMT-Advanced mobile radio system has to meet challenging requirements such as high throughput, low delays, high flexibility, good robustness, low computational complexity, an...

    Tommy Svensson, Tobias Frank, Thomas Eriksson, Daniel Aronsson, Mikael Sternad EURASIP Member and Anja Klein

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:720973

    Published on: 22 September 2009

  6. Research Article

    Dynamic Relaying in 3GPP LTE-Advanced Networks

    Relaying is one of the proposed technologies for LTE-Advanced networks. In order to enable a flexible and reliable relaying support, the currently adopted architectural structure of LTE networks has to be modi...

    Oumer Teyeb, Vinh Van Phan, Bernhard Raaf and Simone Redana

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:731317

    Published on: 17 September 2009

  7. Research Article

    An Adaptive Channel Interpolator Based on Kalman Filter for LTE Uplink in High Doppler Spread Environments

    Long-Term Evolution (LTE) systems will employ single carrier frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) for the uplink. Similar to the Orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) technology, SC-FDM...

    Bahattin Karakaya, Hüseyin Arslan and Hakan A. Çırpan

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:893751

    Published on: 14 September 2009

  8. Research Article

    Downlink Assisted Uplink Zero Forcing for TDD Multiuser MIMO Systems

    This paper proposes practical coordinated linear transmit-receive processing schemes for the uplink (UL) of multiuser multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems in the time division duplex (TDD) mode. The b...

    Petri Komulainen, Antti Tölli, Matti Latva-aho and Markku Juntti

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:894726

    Published on: 10 September 2009

  9. Research Article

    On the Information Rate of Single-Carrier FDMA Using Linear Frequency Domain Equalization and Its Application for 3GPP-LTE Uplink

    This paper compares the information rate achieved by SC-FDMA (single-carrier frequency-division multiple access) and OFDMA (orthogonal frequency-division multiple access), where a linear frequency-domain equal...

    Hanguang Wu, Thomas Haustein and Peter Adam Hoeher

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:957159

    Published on: 9 September 2009

  10. Research Article

    Antenna Selection for MIMO Systems with Closely Spaced Antennas

    Physical size limitations in user equipment may force multiple antennas to be spaced closely, and this generates a considerable amount of mutual coupling between antenna elements whose effect cannot be neglect...

    Yang Yang, Rick S. Blum and Sana Sfar

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:739828

    Published on: 19 August 2009

  11. Research Article

    Optimal Multiuser MIMO Linear Precoding with LMMSE Receiver

    The adoption of multiple antennas both at the transmitter and the receiver will explore additional spatial resources to provide substantial gain in system throughput with the spatial division multiple access (...

    Fang Shu, Wu Gang and Li Shao-Qian

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:197682

    Published on: 4 August 2009

  12. Research Article

    On the Way towards Fourth-Generation Mobile: 3GPP LTE and LTE-Advanced

    Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is the new standard recently specified by the 3GPP on the way towards fourth-generation mobile. This paper presents the main technical features of this standard as well as its perform...

    David Martín-Sacristán, Jose F. Monserrat, Jorge Cabrejas-Peñuelas, Daniel Calabuig, Salvador Garrigas and Narcís Cardona

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:354089

    Published on: 3 August 2009

  13. Review Article

    MIMO Technologies in 3GPP LTE and LTE-Advanced

    3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) has recently completed the specification of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard. Majority of the world's operators and vendors are already committed to LTE deployme...

    Juho Lee, Jin-Kyu Han and Jianzhong (Charlie) Zhang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:302092

    Published on: 14 July 2009

  14. Research Article

    Relay Architectures for 3GPP LTE-Advanced

    The Third Generation Partnership Project's Long Term Evolution-Advanced is considering relaying for cost-effective throughput enhancement and coverage extension. While analog repeaters have been used to enhanc...

    Steven W. Peters, Ali Y. Panah, Kien T. Truong and Robert W. Heath

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:618787

    Published on: 13 July 2009