Session-level control in heterogeneous mobile radio networks with device-to-device connections

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In the emerging fifth-generation mobile networks, the challenge of system capacity and user connection quality boosting becomes increasingly important. To this aim, it is possible to apply a novel direct communication technique that is built upon device-to-device (D2D) connectivity. Such heterogeneous interactions allow to offload data flows from a cellular network into the D2D system, which may operate in unlicensed frequencies. However, there emerge several problems with interference coordination and radio resource allocation. This work considers a model of the direct communication system with cellular assistance, which serves user-initiated data flows (sessions), as well as proposes an algorithm to control traffic offloading from a cellular network onto the D2D connections. Analytical and simulation results are offered to investigate this heterogeneous system with D2D communication capabilities.

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Sergey D Andreev

Tampere University of Technology

Author for correspondence.
1, Korkeakoulunkatu, Tampere, 33720, Finland

Cand.Sc., Ph.D., senior research scientist at Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Konstantin E Samouylov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

6, Miklukho-Maklaya str., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation

Professor, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of Department of Applied Probability and Informatics of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Andrey M Tyurlikov

Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation

67, B. Morskaia str., Saint-Petersburg, 190000, Russian Federation

Professor, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of Department of Infocommunication Systems of Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation


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