A double auction mechanism for virtual resource allocation in SDN-based cellular network

Di Zhang, Zheng Chang, Fei Richard Yu, Xianfu Chen, Timo Hämäläinen

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Abstract

The explosively growing demands for mobile traffic service bring both challenges and opportunities to wireless networks, among which, wireless network virtualization is proposed as the main evolution towards 5G. In this paper, we first propose a Software Defined Network (SDN) based wireless virtualization architecture for enabling multi-flow transmission in order to save capital expenses (CapEx) and operation expenses (OpEx) significantly with multiple Infrastructures Providers (InPs) and multiple Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs). We formulate the virtual resource allocation problem with diverse QoS requirements as a social welfare maximization problem with transaction cost. Due to the high computational complexity of formulated problem and hidden information of InPs and MVNOs for SDN controller, we introduce the shadow price for ensuring the desirable economic properties as well as the total welfare of system. Simulations are conducted with different system configurations to show the effectiveness of the proposed SDN based wireless virtualization framework and double auction mechanism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPersonal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE
Pages1-6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-3254-9
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-3255-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Dec 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2016 - Valencia Conference Centre Avda, Valencia, Spain
Duration: 4 Sep 20168 Sep 2016
Conference number: 27

Publication series

Name
ISSN (Electronic)2166-9589

Conference

Conference27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2016
Abbreviated titlePIMRC 2016
CountrySpain
CityValencia
Period4/09/168/09/16

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Resource allocation
Wireless networks
Computational complexity
Quality of service
Controllers
Economics
Virtualization
Costs

Keywords

  • economics
  • quality of service
  • radio communication
  • resource allocation
  • virtual reality
  • wireless networks

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Zhang, D., Chang, Z., Yu, F. R., Chen, X., & Hämäläinen, T. (2016). A double auction mechanism for virtual resource allocation in SDN-based cellular network. In Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on (pp. 1-6). Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/PIMRC.2016.7794896
Zhang, Di ; Chang, Zheng ; Yu, Fei Richard ; Chen, Xianfu ; Hämäläinen, Timo. / A double auction mechanism for virtual resource allocation in SDN-based cellular network. Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2016. pp. 1-6
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A double auction mechanism for virtual resource allocation in SDN-based cellular network. / Zhang, Di; Chang, Zheng; Yu, Fei Richard; Chen, Xianfu; Hämäläinen, Timo.

Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2016. p. 1-6.

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Zhang D, Chang Z, Yu FR, Chen X, Hämäläinen T. A double auction mechanism for virtual resource allocation in SDN-based cellular network. In Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. 2016. p. 1-6 https://doi.org/10.1109/PIMRC.2016.7794896