We investigate a pricing based approach to control interference from a tier-2 base station (BS) to a tier-1 BS in reversed time division duplex (TDD) multi-antenna systems. The tier-2 BS is being charged for causing interference to the tier-1 BS. Also, the tier-2 BS has to satisfy the signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio (SINR) targets of its downlink users under a maximum transmission power constraint. Analytical and simulation studies are carried out to understand the behavior of the tier-2 BS for different charges and for different power budgets. Observations from the analyses suggest that the tier-1 BS can perform interference control and/or profit maximization without knowing the downlink channels of the tier-2 BS.
|Title of host publication||2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 14 Jul 2016|
|Event||2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2016 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
Duration: 22 May 2016 → 27 May 2016
|Conference||2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2016|
|Period||22/05/16 → 27/05/16|
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- Array signal processing
- Signal to noise ratio
- Transmitting antennas
Liu, Y., Lambotharan, S., Nallanathan, A., & Wong, K-K. (2016). Pricing based interference control in reversed time division duplex heterogeneous networks. In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICC.2016.7510740