|Title of host publication||IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), 2011|
|Publisher or commissioning body||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Publication date||May 2011|
|Pages||1 - 5|
|Number of pages||5|
|Conference||73rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2011 (VTC 2011-Spring)|
|Period||1/05/11 → …|
In this paper a distributed, low-complexity, fast and fair resource allocation algorithm for a multiuser, wireless LTE OFDMA channel is proposed. Based on the game theoretic concept of the Nash Bargaining Solution and by grouping users into coalitions of size 2, a cooperative solution to the problem of subcarrier allocation is achieved. The fairness that our algorithm provides matches that offered by the widely accepted Proportional Fair (PF) scheduler. Our simulation results show that the proposed algorithm achieves a sum rate that is almost equivalent (i.e. 90%) to the sum rate achieved by the PF scheduler, while only requiring minimal exchange of information between nodes. At the same time, efficiency enhancements and its distributed nature render it fast and low-complexity enough to be implemented in a real-time wireless system.
Rose publication type: Conference contribution
Additional information: With accompanying conference poster
Sponsorship: The authors wish to acknowledge the financial support of Toshiba Research Europe Limited (TREL) and Great Western Research (GWR).
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73rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2011 (VTC 2011-Spring)
|Duration||1 May 2011 → …|