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On LOS Contribution to Ultra-Dense Network

Gruppi, E; Wong, KK; Chin, WH; (2020) On LOS Contribution to Ultra-Dense Network. IEEE Access , 8 pp. 100288-100297. 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2993199. Green open access

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Abstract

Ultra-dense networks (UDNs) are widely considered as an effective solution to greatly improve coverage by shortening the communication distance between user equipments (UEs) and base stations (BSs). The reality of UDN is that line-of-sight (LOS) communication becomes more likely to occur but this desirable result also complicates the performance analysis of random UDNs and puts an obstacle on the design and optimization of UDNs. The aim of this paper is to derive analytical results that take into account the phenomenon of having mixed LOS and non line-of-sight (NLOS) links in UDNs. In particular, the use of an arbitrary shaped thinning process to model the LOS wireless links allowed us to investigate a wide set of scenarios for what concerns the desired and interfering power levels. Our contribution is an accurate approximation in closed form for the success content delivery probability (SCDP) that decouples the contribution from LOS and NLOS links. Simulation results corroborate the accuracy of the proposed approximation.

Type: Article
Title: On LOS Contribution to Ultra-Dense Network
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2993199
Publisher version: http://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2993199
Language: English
Additional information: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in the credit line; if the material is not included under the Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission from the license holder to reproduce the material. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Keywords: Fading channels , Rician channels , Interference , Bandwidth , Base stations , Stochastic processes , Numerical models
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Dept of Electronic and Electrical Eng
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10102272
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