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Towards 5G

Book Description

This book brings together a group of visionaries and technical experts from academia to industry to discuss the applications and technologies that will comprise the next set of cellular advancements (5G). In particular, the authors explore usages for future 5G communications, key metrics for these usages with their target requirements, and network architectures and enabling technologies to meet 5G requirements. The objective is to provide a comprehensive guide on the emerging trends in mobile applications, and the challenges of supporting such applications with 4G technologies.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. List of Contributors
  4. List of Acronyms
  5. About the Companion Website
  6. Part I: Overview of 5G
    1. 1 Introduction
      1. 1.1 Evolution of Cellular Systems through the Generations
      2. 1.2 Moving Towards 5G
      3. 1.3 5G Networks and Devices
      4. 1.4 Outline of the Book
      5. References
    2. 2 5G Requirements
      1. 2.1 Introduction
      2. 2.2 Emerging Trends in Mobile Applications and Services
      3. 2.3 General Requirements
      4. References
    3. 3 Collaborative 5G Research within the EU Framework of funded research
      1. 3.1 Rationale for 5G Research and the EU’s Motivation
      2. 3.2 EU Research
      3. References
    4. 4 5G
      1. 4.1 Introduction
      2. 4.2 Intel's Vision of 5G Technologies
      3. 4.3 Intel Strategic Research Alliance on 5G
      4. 4.4 ISRA 5G Technical Objectives and Goals
      5. 4.5 ISRA 5G Project Summaries
      6. References
  7. Part II: Candidate Technologies – Evolutionary
    1. 5 Towards Green and Soft
      1. 5.1 Chapter Overview
      2. 5.2 Efforts on Green and Soft 5G Networks
      3. 5.3 Rethink Shannon: EE and SE Co-design for a Green Network
      4. 5.4 “No More Cell” for a Green and Soft Network
      5. 5.5 Summary
      6. Acknowledgments
      7. References
    2. 6 Proactive Caching in 5G Small Cell Networks
      1. 6.1 Small Cell Networks: Past, Present, and Future Trends
      2. 6.2 Cache-enabled Proactive Small Cell Networks
      3. 6.3 System Model
      4. 6.4 Proactive Caching at Base Stations
      5. 6.5 Proactive Caching at User Terminals
      6. 6.6 Related Work and Research Directions
      7. 6.7 Conclusions
      8. Acknowledgments
      9. References
    3. 7 Modeling Multi-Radio Coordination and Integration in Converged Heterogeneous Networks
      1. 7.1 Enabling Technologies for Multi-Radio Heterogeneous Networks
      2. 7.2 Comprehensive Methodology for Space-Time Network Analysis
      3. 7.3 Analysis of Random Dynamic HetNets
      4. 7.4 Quantifying Performance with System-level Evaluations
      5. 7.5 Summary and Conclusions
      6. Acknowledgments
      7. References
    4. 8 Distributed Resource Allocation in 5G Cellular Networks
      1. 8.1 Introduction
      2. 8.2 Multi-tier 5G Cellular: Overview and Challenges
      3. 8.3 System Model
      4. 8.4 Resource Allocation using Stable Matching
      5. 8.5 Message-passing Approach for Resource Allocation
      6. 8.6 Auction-based Resource Allocation
      7. 8.7 Qualitative Comparison of the Resource Allocation Schemes
      8. 8.8 Summary and Conclusion
    5. 9 Device-to-Device Communications
      1. 9.1 Introduction and Motivation
      2. 9.2 Propagation Channels
      3. 9.3 Neighbor Discovery and Channel Estimation
      4. 9.4 Mode Selection and Resource Allocation
      5. 9.5 Scheduling
      6. 9.6 Multi-hop D2D
      7. 9.7 Standardization
      8. 9.8 Applications
      9. 9.9 D2D for Video
      10. 9.10 Conclusions
      11. Acknowledgments
      12. References
    6. 10 Energy-efficient Wireless OFDMA Networks
      1. 10.1 Overview
      2. 10.2 Energy Efficiency and Energy-efficient Wireless Networks
      3. 10.3 Energy Efficiency and Spectral Efficiency Tradeoff in OFDMA
      4. 10.4 Energy Efficiency, Power, and Delay Tradeoff in OFDMA
      5. 10.5 Energy-efficient Resource Allocation for Downlink OFDMA
      6. 10.6 Energy-efficient Resource Allocation for Uplink OFDMA
      7. 10.7 Concluding Remarks
      8. References
    7. 11 Advanced Multiple-access and MIMO Techniques
      1. 11.1 Introduction
      2. 11.2 Non-orthogonal Multiple Access
      3. 11.3 Smart Vertical MIMO
      4. 11.4 Conclusion
      5. References
    8. 12 M2M Communications
      1. 12.1 Chapter Overview
      2. 12.2 M2M Communications
      3. 12.3 LTE Evolution for M2M
      4. 12.4 5G for M2M Communications
      5. 12.5 Conclusion
      6. References
    9. 13 Low-latency Radio-interface Perspectives for Small-cell 5G Networks
      1. 13.1 Introduction to Low-latency Radio-interface Design
      2. 13.2 Small-cell Channel Environment Considerations and Expected Traffic
      3. 13.3 New Radio-interface Design for Low-latency 5G Wireless Access
      4. 13.4 Extending the 5GETLA Reference Design to Millimeter-Wave Communications
      5. 13.5 Conclusions and Open Research Topics
      6. References
  8. Part III: Candidate Technologies – Revolutionary
    1. 14 New Physical-layer Waveforms for 5G
      1. 14.1 Why OFDM Fails
      2. 14.2 Unified Frame Structure
      3. 14.3 Waveform Candidates and Multiple-access Approaches
      4. 14.4 One-shot Random Access
      5. 14.5 Conclusions
      6. References
    2. 15 Massive MIMO Communications
      1. 15.1 Introduction
      2. 15.2 Overview of Multi-Antenna Techniques in LTE
      3. 15.3 Moving to 5G Cellular with Large-scale Antenna Arrays
      4. 15.4 Antenna-array Architectures for 5G Cellular
      5. 15.5 Massive MIMO for Evolved LTE Systems (Below 6 GHz)
      6. 15.6 Massive MIMO for cmWave and mmWave Systems (Above 6 GHz)
      7. 15.7 Conclusion
    3. 16 Full-duplex Radios
      1. 16.1 The Problem
      2. 16.2 Our Design
      3. 16.3 Implementation
      4. 16.4 Evaluation
      5. 16.5 Discussion and Conclusion
    4. 17 Point to Multi-point, In-band mmWave Backhaul for 5G Networks
      1. 17.1 Introduction
      2. 17.2 Feasibility of In-band Backhaul
      3. 17.3 Deployment Assumptions
      4. 17.4 In-band Backhaul Design Considerations
      5. 17.5 TDM-based Scheduling Scheme for In-band Backhauling
      6. 17.6 Concluding Remarks
      7. Acknowledgments
      8. References
    5. 18 Application of NFV and SDN to 5G Infrastructure
      1. 18.1 Chapter Overview
      2. 18.2 Background
      3. 18.3 NFV and SDN
      4. 18.4 Network Planning and Engineering
      5. 18.5 Cellular Wireless Network Infrastructure
      6. 18.6 Network Workloads and Capacity Factors
      7. 18.7 Conclusion
  9. Index
  10. End User License Agreement