Optimisation Methods for UMTS Radio Network Planning

  • Andreas Eisenblätter
  • Armin Fügenschuh
  • Hans-Florian Geerdes
  • Daniel Junglas
  • Thorsten Koch
  • Alexander Martin
Conference paper
Part of the Operations Research Proceedings book series (ORP, volume 2003)


The UMTS radio network planning problem poses the challenge of designing a cost-effective network that provides users with sufficient coverage and capacity. We describe an optimisation model for this problem that is based on comprehensive planning data of the EU project Momentum. We present heuristic mathematical methods for this realistic model, including computational results.


Planning Scenario Antenna Location Radio Bearer Base Station Configuration Path Loss Prediction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Eisenblätter
    • 1
  • Armin Fügenschuh
    • 2
  • Hans-Florian Geerdes
    • 3
  • Daniel Junglas
    • 2
  • Thorsten Koch
    • 3
  • Alexander Martin
    • 2
  1. 1.Atesio GmbHBerlin
  2. 2.Technische UniversitätDarmstadt
  3. 3.Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin (ZIB)BerlinDeutschland

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