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Relay-Assisted Multiple Access With Full-Duplex Multi-Packet Reception
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology, Communications and Transport Systems. Linköping University, Faculty of Science & Engineering.
Huawei Technology Co Ltd, Peoples R China.
University of Maryland, MD 20742 USA; University of Maryland, MD 20742 USA.
University of Crete, Greece; Fdn Research Technology Hellas FORTH, Greece.
2015 (English)In: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, ISSN 1536-1276, E-ISSN 1558-2248, Vol. 14, no 7, 3544-3558 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The effect of full-duplex cooperative relaying in a random access multiuser network is investigated here. First, we model the self-interference incurred due to full-duplex operation, assuming multi-packet reception capabilities for both the relay and the destination node. Traffic at the source nodes is considered saturated and the cooperative relay, which does not have packets of its own, stores a source packet that it receives successfully in its queue when the transmission to the destination has failed. We obtain analytical expressions for key performance metrics at the relay, such as arrival and service rates, stability conditions, and average queue length, as functions of the transmission probabilities, the self interference coefficient, and the links outage probabilities. Furthermore, we study the impact of the relay node and the self-interference coefficient on the per-user and aggregate throughput, and the average delay per packet. We show that perfect self-interference cancelation plays a crucial role when the SINR threshold is small, since it may result to worse performance in throughput and delay comparing with the half-duplex case. This is because perfect self-interference cancelation can cause an unstable queue at the relay under some conditions.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) , 2015. Vol. 14, no 7, 3544-3558 p.
Keyword [en]
Full-duplex; relay; cooperative communications; network-level cooperation; multiple access; stability; random access networks
National Category
Civil Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-120459DOI: 10.1109/TWC.2015.2408319ISI: 000357805200004OAI: diva2:845566

Funding Agencies|People Programme (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Unions Seventh Framework Programme FP7 under REA grant [612361]; NSF [CCF1420651]; ONR [N000141410107]

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