Spectrum Sharing Scheme for Multi-UAVs Relay Network Based on Matching Theory

  • Jingmin Zhang
  • Xiaomin Liu
  • Lixin LiEmail author
  • Fucheng Yang
  • Qi Dong
  • Xiaokui Yue
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11743)


In this paper, we study the multi-UAVs network which acts as the relays to assist ground mobile devices (MDs) to communicate. In this scenario, the MDs are outside the coverage of cellular networks, therefore, the UAVs need to share the spectrum resources with the cellular users (CUs). In order to solve the problem of spectrum sharing between the UAVs and the CUs, we model the spectrum sharing problem as a marriage problem, and propose a one-to-one matching method to get a one-to-one stable matching between the UAVs and the CUs. The simulation results show that the proposed scheme is obviously superior to the random matching scheme and can improve the throughput of the system. Meanwhile, the UAV can achieve higher utility as the number of the CUs increases.


UAV Relay Cellular network Matching theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jingmin Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xiaomin Liu
    • 3
  • Lixin Li
    • 3
    Email author
  • Fucheng Yang
    • 4
  • Qi Dong
    • 5
  • Xiaokui Yue
    • 1
  1. 1.School of AstronauticsNorthwestern Polytechnical UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.No.208 Research Institute of China Ordnance IndustriesBeijingChina
  3. 3.School of Electronics and InformationNorthwestern Polytechnical UniversityXi’anChina
  4. 4.Research Institute of Information FusionNaval Aviation UniversityYantaiChina
  5. 5.China Academy of Electronics and Information TechnologyBeijingChina

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