Throughput Fairness and Capacity Improvement of Packet-Switched Networks Through Space-Time Scheduling
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.
KeywordsSchedule Algorithm Round Robin Smart Antenna Capacity Improvement Capacity Gain
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