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Intelligent and Converged Networks

Keywords

5th-Generation (5G), radio resource management, channel status information reporting, scheduling schemes, Vienna simulator

Abstract

At present, the 5th-Generation (5G) wireless mobile communication standard has been released. 5G networks efficiently support enhanced mobile broadband traffic, ultra-reliable low-latency communication traffic, and massive machine-type communication. However, a major challenge for 5G networks is to achieve effective Radio Resource Management (RRM) strategies and scheduling algorithms to meet quality of service requirements. The Proportional Fair (PF) algorithm is widely used in the existing 5G scheduling technology. In the PF algorithm, RRM assigns a priority to each user which is served by gNodeB. The existing metrics of priority mainly focus on the flow rate. The purpose of this study is to explore how to improve the throughput of 5G networks and propose new scheduling schemes. In this study, the package delay of the data flow is included in the metrics of priority. The Vienna 5G System-Level (SL) simulator is a MATLAB-based SL simulation platform which is used to facilitate the research and development of 5G and beyond mobile communications. This paper presents a new scheduling algorithm based on the analysis of different scheduling schemes for radio resources using the Vienna 5G SL simulator.

Publisher

Tsinghua University Press

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