Dynamic network slicing for multitenant heterogeneous cloud radio access networks

Ying Loong, Lee, Loo, Jonathan ORCID: 0000-0002-2197-8126, Teong Chee, Chuah and Li-Chun, Wang (2018) Dynamic network slicing for multitenant heterogeneous cloud radio access networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 17 (4). pp. 2146-2161. ISSN 1536-1276

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Abstract

Multitenant cellular network slicing has been gaining huge interest recently. However, it is not well-explored under the heterogeneous cloud radio access network (H-CRAN) architecture. This paper proposes a dynamic network slicing scheme for multitenant H-CRANs, which takes into account tenants' priority, baseband resources, fronthaul and backhaul capacities, quality of service (QoS) and interference. The framework of the network slicing scheme consists of an upper-level, which manages admission control, user association and baseband resource allocation; and a lower-level, which performs radio resource allocation among users. Simulation results show that the proposed scheme can achieve a higher network throughput, fairness and QoS performance compared to several baseline schemes.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Multitenancy, H-CRAN, network slicing, resource management
Subjects: Computing > Systems > Computer networking
Depositing User: Jonathan Loo
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2018 14:52
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2018 11:09
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4327

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