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Weihao WANG


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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2022 Vol.23 No.1 P.61-72


Coverage performance of the multilayer UAV-terrestrial HetNet with CoMP transmission scheme

Author(s):  Weihao WANG, Yifan JIANG, Zesong FEI, Jing GUO

Affiliation(s):  School of Information and Electronics, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China

Corresponding email(s):   weihaowang@bit.edu.cn, jiangyifan@bit.edu.cn, feizesong@bit.edu.cn, jingguo@bit.edu.cn

Key Words:  Unmanned aerial vehicle, Poisson point process, Coordinated multipoint (CoMP), Statistics of interference, Coverage performance

Weihao WANG, Yifan JIANG, Zesong FEI, Jing GUO. Coverage performance of the multilayer UAV-terrestrial HetNet with CoMP transmission scheme[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2022, 23(1): 61-72.

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To support the ubiquitous connectivity requirement of sixth generation communication, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) play a key role as a major part of the future communication networks. One major issue in UAV communications is the interference resulting from spectrum sharing and line-of-sight links. Recently, the application of the coordinated multipoint (CoMP) technology has been proposed to reduce the interference in the UAV-terrestrial heterogeneous network (HetNet). In this paper, we consider a three-dimensional (3D) multilayer UAV-terrestrial HetNet, where the aerial base stations (ABSs) are deployed at multiple different altitudes. Using stochastic geometry, we develop a tractable mathematical framework to characterize the aggregate interference and evaluate the coverage probability of this HetNet. Our numerical results show that the implementation of the CoMP scheme can effectively reduce the interference in the network, especially when the density of base stations is relatively large. Furthermore, the system parameters of the ABSs deployed at higher altitudes dominantly influence the coverage performance of the considered 3D HetNet.




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