System-level simulation of LTE/LTE-A for IMT-Advanced systems

Jung Hoon Noh, Seong Jun Oh

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This paper analyzes the system-level performance of the long term evolution (LTE)/LTE-Advanced (LTE-A). LTE/LTE-A has been considered to be a promising next generation communication system. It is proposed to ITU-R to be acknowledged as an IMT-Advanced technology. The performance of candidate technology proposals for IMT-Advanced should be evaluated to see if it satisfies the predefined minimum requirement of ITU-R. Note that ITU-R provides a report on evaluation guidelines, assumptions and minimum requirements, and it is strongly recommended that the guidelines and assumptions are followed when evaluating performance. This article summarizes the simulation methodology based on ITU-R guidelines and investigates the key technology, Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO), of LTE/LTE-A for IMT-Advanced. Simulation shows that LTE/LTEA with the advanced MU-MIMO feature achieves performance above the ITU-R requirements, which cannot be achieved with Single-User MIMO (SU-MIMO).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC2011-Spring - Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC2011-Spring - Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 2011 May 152011 May 18

Publication series

NameIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
ISSN (Print)1550-2252


Other2011 IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC2011-Spring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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