Application of Reuse Partitioning Concept to the IEEE 802.16 System: Design and Analysis

  • S. Hamouda
  • P. Godlewski
  • S. Tabbane


This paper is a continuation of a previous work on resource management in fixed/portable Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) systems [1]. In [1], we gave efficient subcarrier assignment and power control algorithms to minimize the outage probability in such systems. Since the IEEE 802.16 standard is an OFDMA-based system, it is worth implementing our scheme and evaluating the achievable performances while respecting the particular specifications of the standard. Interesting results were found in terms of capacity. We showed that for a low outage probability, the number of simultaneous users in one sector requiring a given QoS can be doubled as compared to a classical subchannel assignment based on a universal reuse


Outage Probability Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access Power Control Algorithm Broadband Wireless Access Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Hamouda
    • 1
  • P. Godlewski
    • 2
  • S. Tabbane
    • 1
  1. 1.Ecole Supèrieure des Communications de Tunis (Sup’Com). Parc Technologique des Communications El-GhazelaAriana, 2083Tunisia
  2. 2.Ecole Nationale Supèrieure des Tèlècommunications (ENST)75634 Paris CedexFrance

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