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Table 1 Simulation parameters

From: QoS priority-based dynamic frequency band allocation algorithm for load balancing and interference avoidance in 3GPP LTE HetNet

Parameters Values
Link-level parameters
Frequency 2.19 GHz
Bandwidth (BTOT) 20 MHz
Channel model AWGN
AMC formats QPSK: 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 4/5
16QAM: 1/2, 2/3, 4/5
64QAM: 2/3, 4/5
Channel coding Turbo code (1/3)
Number of antennas SISO (1 × 1)
System-level parameters
Number of eNBs 57 (two rings, 19 sites)
(only 21 inner cells are in the region of interest)
Inter-eNB distance 500 m
Initial FR zone radius (RFR) 0.65
Number of HeNBs 126 (6/grid)
HeNB deployment 5 × 5 grid
UEs per eNB and HeNB 10, 2
eNB frequency reuse 3
Minimum coupling loss 70 dB (eNB)
40 dB (HeNB)
Fading channel model WINNER II
Path loss model Urban (eNB)
Grid Model (HeNB)
Shadowing Claussen Fading Model
UE speed 3 km/h
Noise spectral density -175 dBm/Hz
Number of antennas 4 × 4
Antenna pattern TS 36.942 3D (eNB)
Omnidirectional (HeNB)
UE receiver Zero Forcing (ZF)
Traffic models VoIP, video, gaming, HTTP, and FTP