Modeling fairness in resource allocation for secondary users in a competitive cognitive radio network

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dc.contributor.author Akter, Lutfa
dc.contributor.author Natarajan, Bala
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-07T20:43:05Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-07T20:43:05Z
dc.date.issued 2010-07-07T20:43:05Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/4257
dc.description.abstract We consider a multi-channel cognitive radio network (CRN) where multiple secondary users share a single channel and multiple channels are simultaneously used by a single secondary user (SU) to satisfy their rate requirements. In this competitive CRN, our interest is in determining optimal power and rate distribution choices for each SU while maintaining fairness in “quality of experience” across all SUs. Unlike prior approaches that focus on resource allocation based on instantaneous quality of service (QoS), our approach to fairness encompasses both current and prior history of user experience with respect to QoS. Specifically, we quantify user experience over time by introducing dynamic fairness weights for each SU in the resource allocation framework. The dynamics of the weights are governed by the Homo Egualis (HE) society model. We consider Jain system level fairness index [1] as a measure of fairness in resource allocation. Simulation results show that the weighted resource allocation scheme provide a better system level fairness index relative to the unweighted allocation scheme. en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.relation.uri http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/search/srchabstract.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5479652 en_US
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dc.subject Cognitive radio network en_US
dc.subject Fairness en_US
dc.subject Quality of service en_US
dc.subject Resource allocation en_US
dc.title Modeling fairness in resource allocation for secondary users in a competitive cognitive radio network en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.citation.ctitle Proceedings of the 2010 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS) en_US
dc.citation.doi doi:10.1109/WTS.2010.5479652 en_US
dc.citation.epage 6 en_US
dc.citation.isbn 978-1-4244-6558-3 en_US
dc.citation.issn 1934-5070 en_US
dc.citation.spage 1 en_US
dc.description.conference Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS) 2010, April 21-23, 2010, Tampa, Florida en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid bala en_US

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