Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 289–317 | Cite as

Formulation and Computationally Efficient Algorithms for an Interference-Oriented Version of the Frequency Assignment Problem

  • S. Kotrotsos
  • G. Kotsakis
  • P. Demestichas
  • E. Tzifa
  • V. Demesticha
  • M. Anagnostou


The frequency assignment problem will maintain its importance for several years, since future versions of legacy cellular systems, e.g., those of GSM, will continue to exist. This paper elaborates on an interference-oriented version of the frequency assignment problem. The objective function is associated with the interference levels that are imposed by the frequency allocation, while the constraints are related to the allocation of the frequencies required in each cell and the prevention of some unacceptable interference situations. The problem is formally stated, mathematically formulated and solved by means of computationally efficient heuristics. Finally, results are obtained and concluding remarks are made.

GSM FDMA/TDMA co-channel and adjacent channel interference frequency assignment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kotrotsos
    • 1
  • G. Kotsakis
    • 1
  • P. Demestichas
    • 1
  • E. Tzifa
    • 1
  • V. Demesticha
    • 1
  • M. Anagnostou
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DivisionNational Technical University of AthensAthensGreece

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