Radio resource management for cloud-RAN networks with computing capability constraints
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AbstractFeatured by centralized processing and cloud-based infrastructure, cloud radio access network (C-RAN) has emerged as a promising solution to handle the data proliferation in future wireless networks. However, the attractive capacity enhancement brought by large-scale centralized processing comes along with increased computing resource requirement in the baseband unit (BBU) pool. Thus, computing resource as another dimension of manageable resource needs to be considered in resource allocation and C-RAN system design. In this paper, we first characterize the relationship between PHY transmission characteristics and the required computing resource in the BBU pool. Based on this, we propose a feasible algorithm to maximize the network sum-rate under limited computing resource constraint, which is a binary-integer non-linear programming (BINLP) problem with non-convex constraints in nature. Numerical results show the significant impact of computing resource on both user-RRH association strategy and the achievable sum-rate performance.
All Author(s) ListLiao Y., Song L., Li Y., Zhang Y.A.
Name of Conference2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2016
Start Date of Conference22/05/2016
End Date of Conference27/05/2016
Place of ConferenceKuala Lumpur
Country/Region of ConferenceMalaysia
Detailed descriptionorganized by IEEE,
Year2016
Month7
Day12
ISBN9781479966646
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsC-RAN, computing resource, RRH association, sum-rate maximization

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