Statistical model of OFDMA cellular networks uplink interference using lognormal distribution

He, Jianhua, Tang, Zuoyin, Chen, Hsiao-Hwa and Cheng, Wenqing (2013). Statistical model of OFDMA cellular networks uplink interference using lognormal distribution. IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 2 (5), pp. 575-578.


In this letter, we propose an analytical approach to model uplink intercell interference (ICI) in hexagonal grid based orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFMDA) cellular networks. The key idea is that the uplink ICI from individual cells is approximated with a lognormal distribution with statistical parameters being determined analytically. Accordingly, the aggregated uplink ICI is approximated with another lognormal distribution and its statistical parameters can be determined from those of individual cells using Fenton-Wilkson method. Analytic expressions of uplink ICI are derived with two traditional frequency reuse schemes, namely integer frequency reuse schemes with factor 1 (IFR-1) and factor 3 (IFR-3). Uplink fractional power control and lognormal shadowing are modeled. System performances in terms of signal to interference plus noise ratio (SINR) and spectrum efficiency are also derived. The proposed model has been validated by simulations.

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Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Adaptive communications networks research group
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Uncontrolled Keywords: cellular network,frequency reuse scheme,OFDMA,performance modeling,uplink interference,Control and Systems Engineering,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
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Published Date: 2013-10
Authors: He, Jianhua ( 0000-0002-5738-8507)
Tang, Zuoyin ( 0000-0001-7094-999X)
Chen, Hsiao-Hwa
Cheng, Wenqing



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