Optimal Uplink Scheduling for Device-to-Device Communication with Mode Selection

  • Raphael ElsnerEmail author
  • John-Torben Reimers
  • Maciej Mühleisen
  • Andreas Timm-Giel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 158)


Device-to-Device communication is discussed for future mobile communication systems. In this work, an upper bound capacity limit is determined for a mobile communication system consisting of Device-to-Device and cellular users is determined. Therefore, we formulate the problem as a linear program and solve it optimally. The potential of Device-to-Device communication is evaluated using a distance based mode selection scheme. It is shown that the amount of traditional cellular users is influencing the optimal distance for using Device-to-Device communication instead of traditional cellular transmission. The optimisation potential is then analysed for a different amount of users and cell sizes.


Device-to-Device Mode selection LTE-Advanced 5G Linear programming 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raphael Elsner
    • 1
    Email author
  • John-Torben Reimers
    • 1
  • Maciej Mühleisen
    • 1
  • Andreas Timm-Giel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Communication Networks (ComNets)Hamburg University of TechnologyHamburgGermany

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