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Resource Allocation Strategy for Ultra-Reliable Communication in a Factory Environment
Global Wireless Summit (GWS) (2016)
  • Bikramjit Singh, Aalto University
  • Olav Tirkkonen
  • Zexian Li
  • Mikko A. Uusitalo
Abstract
The focus on mission-critical communications, such as industrial automation and public safety, presses the demand for 5G ultra-reliable communication. In this paper, we investigate resource allocation to improve the rate available to a user in a factory network setting over time and locations. High availability, e.g., 99.999 % can be strived for to reduce outage. This results in a cellular network-based solution for industrial automation. Machines deployed in a multi-user multi-cell network may enjoy different levels of Quality-of-Service due to the environment variation. As a result, these machines have different outage capacities, e.g., at 99.999 % availability target. The network optimizes resource allocation to improve the outage capacities of the disadvantaged machines, and thereby improves the availability in the ultra-reliable communication region.
Keywords
  • 5G,
  • mission-critical communication,
  • mission-type communications (MTC),
  • ultra-reliable communication (URC),
  • factory,
  • availability,
  • scheduling
Publication Date
November, 2016
Citation Information
Bikramjit Singh, Olav Tirkkonen, Zexian Li and Mikko A. Uusitalo. "Resource Allocation Strategy for Ultra-Reliable Communication in a Factory Environment" Global Wireless Summit (GWS) (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bikramjit-singh/8/