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Spectrum Sharing and Inter Cell Interference Mitigation in Wireless Cellular Networks


  • School of Electronics Engineering, VIT University, Vellore - 632014, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Department of ECE, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai - 602105, Tamil Nadu, India


Objective: Spectrum shortage and Inter Cell Interference (ICI) are two factors which limits the performance of wireless cellular networks. Methods/Analysis: One of the popular methods is Soft Frequency Reuse which effectively controls the spectrum management and reduces the ICI for wireless networks. In conventional static Soft Frequency Reuse (SFR) scheme, transmission power in cell and allocation of subcarriers are fixed during the system deployment, which affects the performance of system. Findings: This paper focuses Intercell Resource Allocation algorithm, which is dynamic in nature and optimizes both subcarrier and transmission power for cellular network. Novelty/Improvement: Intercell Resource Allocation algorithm result in greater improvement in data rate and system capacity.


Intercell Interference (ICI), Long-Term Evolution (LTE), LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), Soft Frequency Reuse (SFR), Spectrum Management.

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