A Mutual-Information Based Power Allocation Algorithm for Multi-Layer Rate Splitting Scheme in Tri-sectored Wireless Networks

Cell-edge users inevitably suffer from strong interference from adjacent cells, and consequently their throughput will decrease. Recent investigations show that the Han-Kobayashi (HK) rate splitting scheme is the best known strategy to mitigate the interference for a two-user interference channel. However, its receiver is too complicated to implement in practical systems. This paper takes the Multi-Layer Rate Splitting (MLRS) scheme as an alternative and proposes a new mutual-information based power allocation algorithm for the MLRS scheme. Simulation results for the scenarios of two cell-edge users show that the proposed power allocation algorithm brings two advantages.

Provided by: Intel Topic: Mobility Date Added: Nov 2012 Format: PDF

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