On Optimal Tracking Schemes Based on Load Balancing in Hierarchical LTE Networks

  • Minsu Jeon
  • Jaeyoung Choi
  • Jongpil Jeong
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8351)


Tracking is a process which explores user equipment (UE) in the area of tracking in terms of cells. In this paper, two tracking schemes based on macrocell-microcell tiers in hierarchical LTE networks, PMMT and IMMT, are evaluated. In this network, UE can receive a signal from macrocells and overlapping microcells, and can be called from each macrocell- or microcell-tier in the PMMT. Also, the UE can be called from the combined macrocell-tier and microcell-tier in the IMMT. Finally, we analyze the optimization of load balance between marcocell-tier and microcell-tier, and an analytical model is developed to evaluate those two arrangements.


LTE Networks Tracking Load Balancing Hierarchical Networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Minsu Jeon
    • 1
  • Jaeyoung Choi
    • 1
  • Jongpil Jeong
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information & CommunicationSungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulKorea of Republic

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