Uplink RRM for Conversational and Interactive Services in UTRA-FDD

  • O. Sallent
  • J. Pérez-Romero
  • R. Agustí
  • J. Sánchez


The definition and assessment of suitable Radio Resource Management (RRM) strategies able to provide a required QoS in the framework of the UTRA segment of UMTS is a key issue for achieving the expectations created on 3G technology. This paper evaluates specific algorithms for the admission control of a new connection and UE-MAC strategies for the dynamic management of the transmission parameters. Conversational and interactive-like services are studied. Results reveal that the behaviour of the different proposed UE-MAC algorithms in the uplink has an impact on the admission phase and, consequently, they should be taken into account for a proper admission control algorithm design.


Medium Access Control Admission Control Congestion Control Radio Resource Management Average Packet Delay 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Sallent
    • 1
  • J. Pérez-Romero
    • 1
  • R. Agustí
    • 1
  • J. Sánchez
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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