A Stochastic-Geometry Approach to Coverage in Cellular Networks With Multi-Cell Cooperation

Multi-cell cooperation is a promising approach for mitigating inter-cell interference in dense cellular networks. Quantifying the performance of multi-cell cooperation is challenging as it integrates physical-layer techniques and network topologies. For tractability, existing work typically relies on the over-simplified Wyner-type models. In this paper, the authors propose a new stochastic-geometry model for a cellular network with multi-cell cooperation, which accounts for practical factors including the irregular locations of Base Stations (BSs) and the resultant path-losses.

Provided by: Yonsei University Topic: Mobility Date Added: Mar 2011 Format: PDF

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