International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing

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A Service Industry Perspective on Software Defined Radio Access Networks

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9528)


Despite the rapid growth of service science, relatively little attention has been paid to the service architecture requirements in software defined radio access networks (SDRAN). In this concept paper, we propose to repurpose cloud computing network services to address issues specific to SDRAN. In particular, a multi-level backhaul slicing approach derived from cloud computing networks is discussed as a way to mitigate interference limited networks with a frequency reuse factor of one. Experimental demonstration of the control plane implementation in a virtual cloud network is presented, and implications on service provider development and training are also discussed.


Software defined networks Radio access networks SDRAN SSME, RAN SDN 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science & MathematicsMarist CollegePoughkeepsieUSA
  2. 2.Computer and Information TechnologyPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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