Advanced Spectrum Management for the Downlink of WCDMA Systems using Genetic Algorithms

J. Nasreddine, J. Perez-Romero, O. Sallent
2009 VTC Spring 2009 - IEEE 69th Vehicular Technology Conference  
In this paper, we propose an advanced spectrum management approach for the downlink of WCDMA systems using genetic algorithms and the concept of coupling matrix, which is able to capture inter-cell interactions. Simulation results show that the proposed approach increases spectrum efficiency while guaranteeing the required QoS levels. Moreover, it allows releasing carriers in some cells, so that they could be eventually used by e.g. secondary cognitive radio users exploiting the flexible spectrum allocation and opportunistic spectrum access.
doi:10.1109/vetecs.2009.5073370 dblp:conf/vtc/NasreddinePS09 fatcat:mqafg6a7rvg3xpckt5ish2jrh4