Hybrid user association with proactive auxiliary intervention for multitier cellular networks

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Abstract

In this paper, we consider a hybrid user association (HUA) problem for load balancing of multitier cellular networks. The proposed hierarchical HUA approach builds on a combination of decentralized user association (DUA) and auxiliary intervention of a central control unit (CCU). A major challenge with the CCU intervention is the time interval determined by a selected CCU control cycle during which the DUA must accept all users that satisfy the prevailing association criterion while proactively mitigating potential resource depletions. Consequently, the primary focus of this work is on relating the control cycle of the CCU intervention with the incipient resource depletions, according to a maximum allowed resource depletion probability. By uniquely combining a set of mathematical tools from stochastic geometry and queueing theory, we present a novel HUA method which evaluates the association bias values of the DUA according to a CCU-optimized load vector and enables tier-based resource depletion probability provisioning over finite control cycles. The trade-offs between the proposed HUA method and the standard DUA approach are demonstrated via network simulations with flow-level spatiotemporal dynamics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7281-1217-6
ISBN (Print)978-1-7281-1218-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 28 Apr 20191 May 2019

Publication series

NameIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
Volume2019-April
ISSN (Print)1090-3038
ISSN (Electronic)2577-2465

Conference

Conference89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019
CountryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period28/04/191/05/19

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Cellular Networks
Depletion
Decentralized
Unit
Resources
Cycle
Queueing theory
Stochastic Geometry
Queueing Theory
Network Simulation
Resource allocation
Load Balancing
Trade-offs
Geometry
Interval
Evaluate

Keywords

  • Load balancing
  • Network heterogeneity
  • Predictive congestion control
  • Queueing theory
  • Stochastic geometry

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Anttonen, A., Mammela, A., & Chen, T. (2019). Hybrid user association with proactive auxiliary intervention for multitier cellular networks. In 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Papers, Vol.. 2019-April https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCSpring.2019.8746686
Anttonen, Antti ; Mammela, Aarne ; Chen, Tao. / Hybrid user association with proactive auxiliary intervention for multitier cellular networks. 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2019. (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Papers, Vol. 2019-April).
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Anttonen, A, Mammela, A & Chen, T 2019, Hybrid user association with proactive auxiliary intervention for multitier cellular networks. in 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Papers, vol. 2019-April, 89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28/04/19. https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCSpring.2019.8746686

Hybrid user association with proactive auxiliary intervention for multitier cellular networks. / Anttonen, Antti; Mammela, Aarne; Chen, Tao.

2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2019. (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Papers, Vol. 2019-April).

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Anttonen A, Mammela A, Chen T. Hybrid user association with proactive auxiliary intervention for multitier cellular networks. In 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. 2019. (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Papers, Vol. 2019-April). https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCSpring.2019.8746686