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2009 IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (2009)
Marrakech, Morocco
Oct. 12, 2009 to Oct. 14, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3841-9
pp: 423-428
ABSTRACT
In this paper we present an LTE RAN (Radio Access Network) Emulator based on a new method for mobile channels modeling. The new method is then used to model the OFDMA Downlink of LTE (Long Term Evolution) link level performance under 16-QAM hierarchical modulation. The models have been derived for a Quality of Service (QoS) corresponding to a Block Error Rate (BLER) of 1%, which is the common value for real-time applications. The results provided by the RAN Emulator are then compared to the statistical distribution of the received sequence in a LTE link level simulation. Further, we presented an analysis of the delay in a LTE transmission with different sources.
INDEX TERMS
channel modeling, hierarchical modulation, LTE, RAN
CITATION

W. Fragoso, N. Souto and A. Correia, "Radio Access Network Emulator for LTE," 2009 IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications(WIMOB), Marrakech, Morocco, 2009, pp. 423-428.
doi:10.1109/WiMob.2009.78
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