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Throughput Fairness and Capacity Improvement of Packet-Switched Networks Through Space-Time Scheduling

  • Emanuela B. Silva
  • Leonardo S. Cardoso
  • Tarcisio F. Maciel
  • Francisco R. P. Cavalcanti
  • Yuri C. B. Silva
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3124)

Abstract

This article discusses some performance issues about space-time scheduling applied to packet data shared channels. Beamforming adaptive antennas (AA) and Spatial Division Multiple Access (SDMA) strategies were evaluated through system-level simulations considering different scheduling algorithms. Throughput fairness among users is discussed and the best antenna and scheduling algorithm configurations considering both capacity and fairness are shown.

Keywords

Schedule Algorithm Round Robin Smart Antenna Capacity Improvement Capacity Gain 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emanuela B. Silva
    • 1
  • Leonardo S. Cardoso
    • 1
  • Tarcisio F. Maciel
    • 1
  • Francisco R. P. Cavalcanti
    • 1
  • Yuri C. B. Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.Wireless Telecommunications Research Group – GTELFederal University of CearáFortalezaBrazil

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