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A mixed-cell propagation model for interference prediction in a UMTS network

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Spring), Rhodes
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages409 - 413
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0780367286
StatePublished - May 2001
Event53rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Spring) - Rhodes, Greece


Conference53rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Spring)
Period1/05/01 → …


With the support of mixed cells and hierarchical cell structures in UMTS, propagation information (coverage and interference) between different cell types is required. A mixed-cell propagation model is presented which is suitable for predicting interference in mixed macrocellular and microcellular environments. The main features of the model are described together with examples of interference prediction including C/I and most-likely-server plots. Comparisons between model predictions and measurements for a mixed cell environment are also presented.

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Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: IEEE 53rd Vehicular Technology Conference, 2001 (VTC 2001-Spring) Rose publication type: Conference contribution Terms of use: Copyright © 2001 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring 2001. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

    Research areas

  • radiowave propagation, microcellular radio, CDMA


53rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Spring)

Duration1 May 2001 → …

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