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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. Content type: Research

    In this contribution, the spatial cross-correlation of composite channels in a distributed antenna system (DAS) is studied for the case that a nine-antenna DAS is deployed in an indoor environment. As few meas...

    Authors: Li Tian, Xuefeng Yin, Xu Zhou and Quan Zuo

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:183

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  2. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:69

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  3. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:62

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  4. Content type: Research

    When deploying two-tier LTE cellular networks with coexistence of macrocells and underlaid femtocells, the strategies of spectrum arrangement need to be investigated to efficiently utilize the scarce spectrum ...

    Authors: Yong Bai and Lan Chen

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:56

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  5. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Shree Krishna Sharma, Symeon Chatzinotas and Björn Ottersten

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:46

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  6. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Moslem Noori and Masoud Ardakani

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013 2013:11

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