Heterogeneous Statistical QoS Provisioning for Downlink Transmissions Over Mobile Wireless Cellular Networks Conference Paper uri icon


  • © 2014 IEEE. To guarantee the real-time transmission for time-sensitive traffic, we need to take delay-bound quality-of-service (QoS) into account when designing the wireless cellular networks. The traditional powerful QoS guarantee technique, called the homogeneous statistical QoS provisioning, assumes that the QoS provisioning of each link can be individually processed. In order to further significantly increase the global system throughput, the available resources of all links need to be jointly controlled, which is typically suitable for downlink transmissions over wireless cellular networks. Under this setup, we need to consider the diverse delay-bound QoS provisionings for different links at the same time, which represents the new heterogeneous statistical QoS provisioning framework and imposes many new challenges not encountered before in wireless networks. To overcome these problems, in this paper we propose the heterogeneous statistical QoS provisioning framework for high-speed downlink transmissions in wireless cellular networks. In particular, we formulate the optimization problem to maximize the downlink throughput subject to heterogeneous statistical delay-bound QoS requirements. For solving this optimization problem, we develop the heterogeneous-QoS-driven power allocation scheme to derive the closed-form solutions which can maximize the global system throughput while guaranteeing the heterogeneous delay-bound QoS for the entire wireless cellular networks. We show that the heterogeneous-QoS-driven power allocation provides more generic framework for downlink transmissions. The extensive simulation results obtained show that our proposed heterogeneous-QoS-driven power allocation scheme can achieve the global optimization of wireless resource efficiency, thus significantly increasing the global system throughput as compared with the homogeneous statistical delay-bound QoS provisioning schemes.

author list (cited authors)

  • Cheng, W., Zhang, X. i., & Zhang, H.

citation count

  • 23

publication date

  • December 2014