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Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation for LTE-A Networks
S. Rostami, , P. Rapajic
Published in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
2016
Volume: 20
   
Issue: 7
Pages: 1429 - 1432
Abstract
Energy-efficient resource allocation can significantly reduce power consumption of network and, consequently, operating expenses. In this letter, we study the energy efficiency of long-term evolution (LTE) networks with carrier aggregation, where user equipments are able to utilize multiple component carriers simultaneously. Furthermore, an LTE-compliant optimal resource block allocation algorithm to maximize throughput while minimizing energy consumption is proposed. Single-cell multi-user simulation results show that the proposed algorithm offers significant gains in terms of cell throughput and energy consumption over the state-of-the-art solutions. © 2016 IEEE.
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JournalData powered by TypesetIEEE Communications Letters
PublisherData powered by TypesetInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
ISSN10897798
Open AccessNo
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