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  • 2014 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. The demand for data rates in upcoming wireless standards is increasing exponentially because of data-hungry wireless devices and bandwidth-intensive applications. Moreover, spectral link efficiency is achieving its theoretical limits; therefore, the only solution to enhance the system performance is to improve and densify the base station (BS) deployment in the required areas. This densification, however, presents its own challenges. Adding a BS in the sparsely deployed area does not have much impact on interference and thus cell splitting gains are easy to achieve, whereas adding a BS in the densely deployed urban area generates severe interference per channel and therefore reduces significantly the cell splitting gains. In addition, the site acquisition cost in a capacity-limited dense urban area may also become prohibitively expensive [1].

author list (cited authors)

  • Shakir, M. Z., Tabassum, H., Qaraqe, K. A., Serpedin, E., & Alouini, M. S.

citation count

  • 6

complete list of authors

  • Shakir, MZ||Tabassum, H||Qaraqe, KA||Serpedin, E||Alouini, MS

editor list (cited editors)

  • Khan, S., & Lloret Mauri, J.

Book Title

  • Green Networking and Communications: ICT for Sustainability

publication date

  • January 2013