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Collaborative Driving: Learning- Aided Joint Topology Formulation and Beamforming [article]

Yao Zhang, Changle Li, Tom H. Luan, Chau Yuen Yuchuan Fu
2022 arXiv   pre-print
To enable reliable autonomous driving in 6G, in this paper, we envision collaborative autonomous driving, a new framework that jointly controls driving topology and formulate vehicular networks in the  ...  To deal with the new challenges in the collaborative driving framework, we further illustrate two promising approaches for mmWave/THz-based vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications.  ...  For topology control, the information related to road environments and driving directions is also carried by control data.  ... 
arXiv:2203.09915v1 fatcat:p3iwevz4urc6dlr7n5iyahnziu

A Survey on Millimeter-Wave Beamforming Enabled UAV Communications and Networking [article]

Zhenyu Xiao, Lipeng Zhu, Yanming Liu, Pengfei Yi, Rui Zhang, Xiang-Gen Xia, Robert Schober
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, we present open issues and promising directions for future research in mmWave beamforming enabled UAV communications and networking.  ...  Subsequently, the technologies and solutions for UAV-connected mmWave cellular networks and mmWave-UAV ad hoc networks are reviewed, respectively.  ...  For all topology structures, the utilization of mmWave frequency bands can increase network throughput.  ... 
arXiv:2104.09204v2 fatcat:rbywt5p7uzhhzg3hbc7tnln45q

3D beamforming and handover analysis for UAV networks

Achiel Colpaert, Evgenii Vinogradov, Sofie Pollin
2020 2020 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps  
This work will analyse the performance of 3D beamforming and handovers for UAV networks through a case study of a realistic 5G deployment using mmWave.  ...  A challenge for such networks is the beamforming requirement, and the fact that frequent handovers are required as the cells are small.  ...  Cellular networks provide omnipresent coverage and they should support the requirements for command-and-control and even high throughput links.  ... 
doi:10.1109/gcwkshps50303.2020.9367570 fatcat:wtisssyktzhs7lsabna6c56ogm

MmWave MU-MIMO for Aerial Networks [article]

Travis Cuvelier, Robert W. Heath Jr
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We propose a mathematical framework for the analysis of millimeter wave (mmWave) MU-MIMO networks.  ...  Via Monte Carlo simulation, we demonstrate that mmWave is a promising technology for delivering gigabit connectivity in next-generation aerial networks.  ...  MIMO configuration and aerial network topology Due to hardware constraints, mmWave MIMO systems often make use of a hybrid beamforming architecture where the number of antennas exceeds the number of RF  ... 
arXiv:1804.03295v4 fatcat:jubsdg5ruvcv5aviqeogn2dqnm

Transport layer performance in 5G mmWave cellular

Menglei Zhang, Marco Mezzavilla, Russell Ford, Sundeep Rangan, Shivendra Panwar, Evangelos Mellios, Di Kong, Andrew Nix, Michele Zorzi
2016 2016 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS)  
Beamforming and channel tracking algorithms are also incorporated.  ...  The simulation framework proposed in [18] is general, and in this work we consider two possible models for channel intermittency: (i) a simplified semi-statistical model with a simulated topology and  ... 
doi:10.1109/infcomw.2016.7562173 dblp:conf/infocom/ZhangMFRPMKNZ16 fatcat:k4kyobjtkba2fjhdmpged2atna

Millimeter Wave Cellular Networks: A MAC Layer Perspective

Hossein Shokri-Ghadikolaei, Carlo Fischione, Gabor Fodor, Petar Popovski, Michele Zorzi
2015 IEEE Transactions on Communications  
The millimeter wave (mmWave) frequency band is seen as a key enabler of multi-gigabit wireless access in future cellular networks.  ...  The paper provides an integrated view on MAC layer issues for cellular networks, identifies new challenges and tradeoffs, and provides novel insights and solution approaches.  ...  Beamforming Beamforming is the key technique to compensate the severe channel attenuation and to reduce interference in mmWave networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcomm.2015.2456093 fatcat:dexoji6w6fbcdouxh2urispiki

Transport Layer Performance in 5G mmWave Cellular [article]

Menglei Zhang, Marco Mezzavilla, Russell Ford, Sundeep Rangan, Shivendra Panwar, Evangelos Mellios, Di Kong, Andrew Nix, Michele Zorzi
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Using our recently developed end-to-end mmWave ns3-based framework, this paper presents the first performance evaluation of TCP congestion control in next-generation mmWave networks.  ...  This high level of channel variability may present significant challenges for congestion control.  ...  Beamforming and channel tracking algorithms are also incorporated.  ... 
arXiv:1603.02701v1 fatcat:a2razfn5lnfp3bxo2rwujqpv3q

MAC Protocols for mmWave Communication: A Comparative Survey

Pulok Tarafder, Wooyeol Choi
2022 Sensors  
Resource allocation, interference management, anti-blockage, and deafness are crucial problems needing resolution for designing modern mmWave communication network architectures.  ...  , related surveys, and solutions available for mmWave frequency.  ...  used for each traffic flow is highly influenced by the network topology.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22103853 pmid:35632265 pmcid:PMC9144311 fatcat:du7eypmwofhg7ax45l4btfucgm

Design Aspects of Short Range Millimeter Wave Networks: A MAC Layer Perspective [article]

Hossein Shokri-Ghadikolaei and Carlo Fischione and Petar Popovski and Michele Zorzi
2015 arXiv   pre-print
However, mmWave communication systems exhibit severe attenuation, blockage, deafness, and may need microwave networks for coordination and fall-back support.  ...  The significant differences between mmWave networks and legacy communication technologies challenge the classical design approaches, especially at the medium access control (MAC) layer, which has received  ...  Moreover, a microwave control channel cannot be used to estimate the mmWave channel and adopt proper beamforming.  ... 
arXiv:1509.07538v1 fatcat:tyy6marjebg2xlwnnizsjoy5ni

Design aspects of short-range millimeter-wave networks: A MAC layer perspective

Hossein Shokri-Ghadikolaei, Carlo Fischione, Petar Popovski, Michele Zorzi
2016 IEEE Network  
However, mmWave communication systems exhibit severe attenuation, blockage, deafness, and may need microwave networks for coordination and fall-back support.  ...  The significant differences between mmWave networks and legacy communication technologies challenge the classical design approaches, especially at the medium access control (MAC) layer, which has received  ...  Moreover, a microwave control channel cannot be used to estimate the mmWave channel and adopt proper beamforming.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mnet.2016.7474349 fatcat:qyegklrzkrf3rkllriq4znycd4

Machine Learning Empowered Beam Management for Intelligent Reflecting Surface Assisted MmWave Networks [article]

Chenglu Jia and Hui Gao and Na Chen and Yuan He
2020 arXiv   pre-print
mmWave networks.  ...  In this paper, we systematically evaluate the key issues and challenges of BM for IRS-assisted mmWave networks to bring insights into the future network design.  ...  The Two-hop Topology of IRS-assisted MmWave Network Although IRS enhances the coverage performance of conventional BS-serve-only mmWave networks, the network communication topology is also complicated  ... 
arXiv:2003.01306v1 fatcat:4lb75wba5bf4bgcq5euzbaa6oa

Standalone and Non-Standalone Beam Management for 3GPP NR at mmWaves [article]

Marco Giordani, Michele Polese, Arnab Roy, Douglas Castor, Michele Zorzi
2018 arXiv   pre-print
The next generation of cellular networks will exploit mmWave frequencies to dramatically increase the network capacity.  ...  management at mmWave frequencies can be aided by the control plane at lower frequencies.  ...  and maintain the alignment between the communication nodes when considering network topology changes and dynamic evolution of the channel.  ... 
arXiv:1805.04268v1 fatcat:hhrea2gapfhz5bhjs24fwg5mwm

QUASI-OPTICAL BEAMFORMING APPROACH USING VERTICALLY ORIENTED DIELECTRIC WEDGES

Pratik Ghate, Jonathan Bredow
2021 Progress In Electromagnetics Research M  
Beamforming at mm-Wave and beyond is expected to be a critical need for many emerging applications such as Internet of Things (IoT), vehicular networking systems, and unmanned aerial navigation systems  ...  A new technique is proposed using quasi-optical beamforming that will address the shortcomings of existing beamforming approaches.  ...  BEAMSTEERING ANGLE CONTROL Beamsteering is one of the most important performance features of the proposed beamforming topology.  ... 
doi:10.2528/pierm21072501 fatcat:2pchburs2jaxrkoirgrrhtxneq

Initial Access & Beam Alignment for mmWave and Terahertz Communications

Wissal Attaoui, Khadija Bouraqia, Essaid Sabir
2022 IEEE Access  
INDEX TERMS 5G/6G, mmWave, terahertz, beamforming, initial access, beam alignment, beam steering, reconfigurable intelligent surface.  ...  The initial access in Millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G communications is very challenging and time consuming.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the editor and the four anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions that substantially improved the content and the presentation of this  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3161951 fatcat:wgwrvxyz7relpb3afo4rq3nbli

Fifth-Generation (5G) mmWave Spatial Channel Characterization for Urban Environments' System Analysis

Leyre Azpilicueta, Peio Lopez-Iturri, Jaime Zuñiga-Mejia, Mikel Celaya-Echarri, Fidel Alejandro Rodríguez-Corbo, Cesar Vargas-Rosales, Erik Aguirre, David G Michelson, Francisco Falcone
2020 Sensors  
wireless networks for 28, 30 and 60 GHz is presented in both an outdoor urban complex scenario and an indoor scenario, in order to consider a multi-functional, large node-density 5G network operation.  ...  In this work, the channel characterization in terms of large-scale propagation, small-scale propagation, statistical and interference analysis of Fifth-Generation (5G) Millimeter Wave (mmWave) bands for  ...  related to network topology, traffic characterization and the surrounding environment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20185360 pmid:32962137 pmcid:PMC7570741 fatcat:4di65yzd6vaurlqpq7c224o7wa
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