An Optimization Framework for Two-tier Cellular Network Resource Allocation and Handover
- Author(s): Li, Wuwen
- Advisor(s): Pottie, Gregory J.
- et al.
The Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Access (OFDMA) and
macro-femto two-tier heterogrneous network are the core technologies used
in 4G and 5G cellular networks. These pose new challanges and optimization
potential for network resource allocation with consideration of fairness as well
as for user equiptment (UE) handoff with consideration of resource allocation.
This thesis studies both problems, and analyses the inherent difficulties in
the problem domain. Then several optimization algorithms are proposed to
solve the problem. An optimization framework is proposed to integrate the