Relaxed Greedy-Based Approach for Enhancing of Resource Allocation for Future Cellular Network

  • Chanda V. Reddy
  • K. V. Padmaja
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 765)


The study considers the resource allocation (RAl) for Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) future cellular network (i.e., Cloud-RAN), where multiple mobile operators can distribute the Cloud-RAN infrastructure as well as network resources possessed by infrastructure providers. We have designed the resource allocation system by solving the dual-coupled problems at two distinct levels (i.e., Upper Level and Lower Level). The first level problem responsible for slicing the front haul capacity (Fcap) and computation of cloud resources for all operators (Op’s). This would indeed tend to increase the overall profits for each Op as well as infrastructure provider by accounting the numerical constraints on Fcap and computational resources. The study introduces a dual-level algorithmic approach to solve this two level RAl problem. At first-level, system considers both Ulevel and Llevel problems by relaxing discrete values with continuous ones. While in the second-level, we introduce two rounding methods to solve the optimal relaxed problems and attain a practical solution for the proposed problem. Finally, simulation results show that the designed algorithms efficiently perform the greedy approach to resource allocation and attain the discrete value very near to the total rate of upper bound acquired by solving resource allocation relaxed problems.


Cloud-RANs Discrete rate OFDMA Resource allocation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Telecommunication EngineeringK.S. Institute of TechnologyBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Instrumentation EngineeringR.V. College of EngineeringBangaloreIndia

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