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Small Cell Cooperative Communications

This Special Issue is intended to serve as a dissemination platform on the current advances on smalls cells technologies, including not only indoor residential femtocells but also rural, enterprise and picocell systems.

Edited by: Narcis Cardona

  1. Research

    Design and experimental evaluation of a low-complexity spatial combiner for LTE distributed antenna systems

    This article presents a distributed antenna system (DAS) architecture for small-cell base stations (BTSs), whereby cooperation between the DAS infrastructure and the BTS allows for an increase in performance c...

    Josep Soler-Garrido, Magnus Sandell, Filippo Tosato, David Milford and Imran Ahmed

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:69

    Published on: 14 March 2013

  2. Research

    A context-aware framework for the efficient integration of femtocells in IP and cellular infrastructures

    In today’s heterogeneous networking (HetNet) environments, where end users are provided with universal connectivity opportunities, femtocell deployments can become key players in the enhancement of critical pe...

    Prodromos Makris, Nikolaos Nomikos, Dimitrios N Skoutas, Demosthenes Vouyioukas, Charalabos Skianis, Jie Zhang and Christos Verikoukis

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:62

    Published on: 5 March 2013

  3. Research

    Interference alignment for spectral coexistence of heterogeneous networks

    The coexistence of heterogeneous networks within the same spectrum for enhancing the spectrum efficiency has attracted large interest lately in the research community. Furthermore, the research interest toward...

    Shree Krishna Sharma, Symeon Chatzinotas and Björn Ottersten

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:46

    Published on: 22 February 2013

  4. Research

    Femtocell network power control scheme based on the weighted voting game

    Future wireless networks are designed to cope with drastically increasing user demands. However, network resources reach the limits of their capacity to user requirements. Recently, femtocell networks have att...

    Sungwook Kim

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:44

    Published on: 21 February 2013

  5. Research

    On the achievable rates of symmetric Gaussian multi-way relay channels

    Considering a symmetric Gaussian multi-way relay channel (MWRC) with K users, this work compares two transmission strategies, namely one-way relaying (OWR) and multi-way relaying (MWR), in terms of their achievab...

    Moslem Noori and Masoud Ardakani

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:11

    Published on: 22 January 2013