Interference Management in Heterogenous Networks

  • Tianyu WangEmail author
  • Lingyang Song
  • Walid Saad
  • Zhu Han
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)


Small cell networks are seen as one of the most promising solutions for boosting the capacity and coverage of wireless networks. The basic idea of small cell networks is to deploy small cells that are serviced by plug-and-play, low-cost, low-power small cell base stations (SBSs) able to connect to existing backhaul technologies (e.g., digital subscription line (DSL), cable modem, or a wireless backhaul) [1]. Types of small cells include operator-deployed picocells as well as femtocells that can be installed by end-users at home or at the office. Recently, small cell networks have received significant attention from a number of standardization bodies including 3GPP [1, 2]. The deployment of SBSs is expected to deliver high capacity wireless access and enable new services for the mobile users while reducing the cost of deployment on the operators. Moreover, small cell networks are seen as a key enabler for offloading data traffic from the main, macrocellular network [3].


Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access Coalitional Structure Time Division Multiple Access Coalitional Game Interference Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tianyu Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lingyang Song
    • 1
  • Walid Saad
    • 2
  • Zhu Han
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Electrical Engineering and Computer SciencePeking UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Wireless@VT, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringVirginia TechBlacksburgUSA
  3. 3.Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA

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