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I. Sugathapala, S. Glisic, M. Juntti and L. Tran, "Joint optimization of power consumption and load balancing in wireless dynamic network architecture," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops), Paris, 2017, pp. 121-125. doi: 10.1109/ICCW.2017.7962644

Joint optimization of power consumption and load balancing in wireless dynamic network architecture

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Author: Sugathapala, Inosha1; Glisic, Savo1; Juntti, Markku1;
Organizations: 1Centre for wireless Communication, University of Oulu, Finland
2University of Maynooth, Ireland
Format: article
Version: accepted version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017
Publish Date: 2018-08-06


The concept of the wireless dynamic network architecture (DNA) stands for a system design, which allows terminals to convert into temporary access points (APs) when necessary. In this paper, we propose a framework to solve the problem of load balancing in DNA. Particularly, the user association in DNAs is optimized to minimize the number of active APs and the network cost in terms of tradeoff between power and load, while ensuring users’ quality of service (QoS). In general, such a problem is a non-convex mixed integer nonlinear program in the sense that its continuous relaxation is a non-convex problem. To solve this optimization, we use the standard continuous relaxation method and approximate the relaxed problem by a series of second order cone programs with the aid of successive convex approximation (SCA) framework. Numerical results show that the proposed algorithm converges within a few iterations and jointly minimizes the network cost and the number of APs in the network.

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Series: IEEE International Conference on Communications
ISSN: 1550-3607
ISSN-E: 1938-1883
ISSN-L: 1550-3607
ISBN: 978-1-5090-1525-2
ISBN Print: 978-1-5090-1526-9
Pages: 121 - 125
DOI: 10.1109/ICCW.2017.7962644
Host publication: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC Workshops 2017; Paris, France; 21 May - 25 May 2017
Conference: IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops
Type of Publication: A4 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
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