Radio Resource Allocation Over Fading Channels Under Statistical Delay Constraints

  • Tho Le-Ngoc
  • Khoa Tran Phan

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

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This SpringerBrief presents radio resource allocation schemes for buffer-aided communications systems over fading channels under statistical delay constraints in terms of upper-bounded average delay or delay-outage probability.

This Brief starts by considering a source-destination communications link with data arriving at the source transmission buffer.  The first scenario, the joint optimal data admission control and power allocation problem for throughput maximization is considered, where the source is assumed to have a maximum power and an average delay constraints. The second scenario, optimal power allocation problems for energy harvesting (EH) communications systems under average delay or delay-outage constraints are explored, where the EH source harvests random amounts of energy from renewable energy sources, and stores the harvested energy in a battery during data transmission. Online resource allocation algorithms are developed when the statistical knowledge of the random channel fading, data arrivals, EH processes governing the system dynamics is unknown a-priori.

This Brief continues with a source-relay-destination communications link with buffers available at both source and relay, as part of a multi-hop network. Optimal resource allocation schemes for this 3-node relaying system to maximize its effective capacity under a delay-outage constraint are proposed, with special emphasis on relay roles: Half-duplex (HD) or full-duplex (FD) relay operation. With HD relay, the adaptive link selection relaying problem jointly with both fixed and adaptive power allocation schemes is investigated. Within each transmission frame, either the source-relay link or the relay-destination link is selected to be active depending on the channel conditions. With FD relay under the presence of non-zero residual self-interference (SI).

This Brief also presents source and relay power allocation schemes for both cases of available knowledge of the channel state information at transmitter (CSIT): instantaneous or statistical. Professional and researchers working in this related field and advanced-level students in electrical or computer engineering will find the content valuable as a reference.


Radio resource allocation Statistical delay constraint Half-duplex (HD) relaying Full-duplex (FD) relaying Energy harvesting (EH) Residual self-interference (SI) Long term evolution (LTE) 5G networks Fading channels Resource allocation Power allocation Buffer-aided relaying Statistical delay constraint Delay-outage constraint Stochastic control

Authors and affiliations

  • Tho Le-Ngoc
    • 1
  • Khoa Tran Phan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer Systems EngineeringMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-57692-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-57693-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-8112
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-8120
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