Chapter 14

Scheduling

Abstract

NR is essentially a scheduled system where the scheduler in the gNB controls downlink and uplink transmissions. This chapter describes the details around dynamic as well as semipersistent scheduling, including associated functionality such as buffer-status report and power-headroom reports.

Keywords

Scheduling; dynamic scheduling; semipersistent scheduling; preemption; buffer-status report; power-headroom report; scheduling request; discontinuous reception; DRX

NR is essentially a scheduled system, implying that the scheduler determines when and to which devices the time, frequency, and spatial resources should be assigned and what transmission parameters, including data rate, to use. Scheduling can be either dynamic ...

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