Multi-Channel Radio Resource Distribution Policies in Heterogeneous Traffic Scenarios
Multi-channel operation in wireless systems has been proposed to increase user throughput and reduce transmission delays. However, multi-channel operation requires adequate resource allocation policies to guarantee user fairness and avoid channel access stagnation. The definition of such policies is particularly challenging in heterogeneous traffic scenarios where each traffic service has different quality of service requirements. In this context, this work proposes and evaluates various multichannel radio resource distribution policies designed to operate under heterogeneous traffic environments.