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Femtocell path loss and interference modelling in 4G wireless networks

Habaebi, Mohamed Hadi and Zyoud, Alhareth (2017) Femtocell path loss and interference modelling in 4G wireless networks. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-488-9

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Abstract

Femtocells are a promising technology to increase the capacity, efficiency and the coverage of the cellular networks. However, several challenging issues must be addressed and resolved before femtocell technology becomes a reality. One of the most important challenges is assessing, modelling and mitigating the interference. This book reviewed different techniques to mitigate the interference in OFDMA femtocell networks. To predict the SINR accurately, an indoor femtocell path loss model is required. Since most of the available models in the literature are for long range cells. Moreover, to evaluate the indoor path loss models for fem to cell networks and to investigate more realistic femtocell deployment scenarios, a 3-D system level simulator is necessary. In this Book, six different models of indoor propagation were studied and compared with measured data. Comprehensive measurements were conducted in a four storey building using most popular frequencies for Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks of 1.8 and 2.6 GHz. Three different scenarios with different numbers of penetrated walls and floors were considered. The results were analyzed statistically using linear and nonlinear regression methods.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 6727/65342
Uncontrolled Keywords: Femtocell, path loss, interference, modelling, 4G, wireless networks
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Mohamed Hadi Habaebi
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2018 09:59
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2018 10:04
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65342

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