Cooperative Wireless Edges with Composite Resource Allocation in Hierarchical Networks

TytułCooperative Wireless Edges with Composite Resource Allocation in Hierarchical Networks
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Rok publikacji2021
AutorzyLi N, Hu X, Ngai E, Gelenbe E
Conference Name2020 IEEE International Conference on E-health Networking, Application & Services (HEALTHCOM)
PublisherIEEE
Other Numberspp. 1-6
Abstract

With the expansion of the IoT, it is important to optimize available bandwidth to reliably support edge to device communications. Thus we propose a wireless network where each edge server communicates with its end devices using its wireless band as a primary channel, assisted by a secondary edge server that can relay communications via its own wireless band as a secondary channel. The network can optimize capacity by balancing load between primary and secondary wireless bands, and we analyze the geometry of achievable rate regions, depending on the state of bands modeled as Rayleigh fading channels. The allocation of a connection to the primary or secondary band is formulated as an optimization problem which is then solved, and illustrated with numerical examples. Index Terms—Edge computing, cooperation, non-orthogonal multiple access, resource allocation

DOI10.1109/HEALTHCOM49281.2021.9398997

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