In this letter, the performance of distributed antenna arrays is characterized in cloud radio access networks with spatially random base stations (BSs). Beamforming is compared to BS selection first, and then the minimal number of BSs to meet a predefined quality of service is analyzed, where stochastic geometry is used to capture the dynamic nature of BS locations.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Signal Processing
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Applied Mathematics
- Cloud radio access networks
- Distributed antenna arrays
- Stochastic geometry