13. Cognitive Femtocell Networks

  1. David Grace2 and
  2. Honggang Zhang3
  1. Faisal Tariq and
  2. Laurence S. Dooley

Published Online: 24 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118360316.ch13

Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation

Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation

How to Cite

Tariq, F. and Dooley, L. S. (2012) Cognitive Femtocell Networks, in Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation (eds D. Grace and H. Zhang), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118360316.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Electronics, University of York, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Author Information

  1. Department of Communication and Systems, Faculty of MCT, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119951506

Online ISBN: 9781118360316

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Keywords:

  • cognitive femtocell networks;
  • BS deployment high cost, data rate demand and support mismatch;
  • femtocells, low cost, plug-and-play, radio coverage indoors;
  • femtocells, local BS, Home Node B or FAP, and MS;
  • femtocell deployment challenge, managing cross-/intra-tier interference;
  • femtocell network architecture, FGW allowing RNC offload;
  • home femtocell and enterprise femtocell;
  • interference management strategies, and successful operation;
  • FFR for ICI, FFR-based sharing in joint macro femto deployments;
  • SOFN holistics, auto-configuration, load balance, self-healing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Femtocell Network Architecture

  • Interference Management Strategies

  • Self Organized Femtocell Networks (SOFN)

  • Future Research Directions

  • Conclusion

  • References