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Outage Probability and Base Station Coverage in Low Power Wide Area Networks


Publication Details
Author(s): Lieske H, Rauh S, Robert J, Heuberger A
Editor(s): IEEE
Publication year: 2016
ISSN: 2375-8236

Event details
Event: 2016 IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom)
Event location: Varna
Start date of the event: 06/06/2016
End date of the event: 09/06/2016

Abstract

This paper presents an analytical model for the uplink performance analysis of low power wide area (LPWA) networks. Such networks typically serve for data aggregation in machine-to-machine (M2M) communication scenarios. Our model predicts the outage probability of desired radio nodes and is based on the inversion of the moment-generating function of a suitable defined random variable. Due to the peculiarities of LPWA networks, namely low access probabilities and static channel conditions, the numerical inversion is not a trivial task, and we propose the use of a special inversion algorithm to address this problem. The applicability of the proposed model is demonstrated for an exemplary network topology with a latency constraint. We obtain optimum medium access probabilities for either maximized network coverage area or a trade-off between coverage and power consumption.



How to cite
APA: Lieske, H., Rauh, S., Robert, J., & Heuberger, A. (2016). Outage Probability and Base Station Coverage in Low Power Wide Area Networks. In IEEE (Eds.), . Varna, BG.

MLA: Lieske, Hendrik, et al. "Outage Probability and Base Station Coverage in Low Power Wide Area Networks." Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom), Varna Ed. IEEE, 2016.

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