Gaussian approximation for the downlink interference in heterogeneous cellular networks

Serkan Ak, Hazer Inaltekin, H. Vincent Poor

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Abstract

This paper derives Gaussian approximation bounds for the standardized aggregate wireless interference (AWI) in the downlink of dense K-tier heterogenous cellular networks when base stations in each tier are distributed over the plane according to a (possibly non-homogeneous) Poisson process. The proposed methodology is general enough to account for general bounded path-loss models and fading statistics. The deviations of the distribution of the standardized AWI from the standard normal distribution are measured in terms of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov distance. An explicit expression bounding the Kolmogorov-Smirnov distance between these two distributions is obtained as a function of a broad range of network parameters such as per-tier transmission power levels, base station locations, fading statistics and the path-loss model. A simulation study is performed to corroborate the analytical results. In particular, a good statistical match between the standardized AWI distribution and its normal approximation occurs even for moderately dense heterogenous cellular networks. These results are expected to have important ramifications for the characterization of performance upper and lower bounds for emerging 5G network architectures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - ISIT 2016; 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1611-1615
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781509018062
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 10 2016
Event2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2016 - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: Jul 10 2016Jul 15 2016

Publication series

NameIEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings
Volume2016-August
ISSN (Print)2157-8095

Other

Other2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2016
CountrySpain
CityBarcelona
Period7/10/167/15/16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Applied Mathematics

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