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Sidelobe interference reduced scheduling algorithm for mmWave device-to-device communication networks

  • Lei Wang
  • Siran Liu
  • Mingkai Chen
  • Guan GuiEmail author
  • Hikmet Sari
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Abstract

Millimeter wave (mmWave) is considered one of effective techniques to realize high speed transmission in device-to-device (D2D) communication networks. However, strong density of mmWave devices poses a big challenge to remove interferences. Traditional resource allocation methods may not be efficient to solve this problem. Different from the previous studies, this paper first introduces time and space division for scheduling in mmWave D2D communication networks. Then, we formulate a time slot allocation problem aiming at maximizing the network throughput per time slot. To handle this problem, we propose a vertex coloring based resource allocation algorithm and redefine concurrent transmission conditions by defining a power decision threshold, which is designed to further reduce the sidelobe interference. Simulation results confirm that different threshold value has different effect on the algorithm and the optimal range is [0.7, 0.9]. It can be also observed that our scheduling algorithm outperforms traditional time division multiple access (TDMA) and traditional vertex coloring algorithm. The throughput per slot of the proposed algorithm is significantly improved around 12.5%.

Keywords

Device-to-device (D2D) communication Resource allocation Time and space division Sidelobe interference 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work is partly supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61571240, 61601005, 61671253); the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions; the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (BK20161517); the Qing Lan Project; the Major Projects of the Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (16KJA510004); the open research fund of National and Local Joint Engineering Laboratory of RF Integration and Micro-Assembly Technology, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (KFJJ20170305); the Open Research Fund of National Mobile Communications Research Laboratory, Southeast University (2016D01); the Priority Academic Development Program of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions, China.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National and Local Joint Engineering Laboratory of RF Integration and Micro-Assembly TechnologyNanjing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsNanjingChina
  2. 2.National Mobile Communications Research LaboratorySoutheast UniversityNanjingChina

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