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Table 1 Simulation parameters

From: Uplink interference mitigation for heterogeneous networks with user-specific resource allocation and power control

  Cell type
  Macrocell Picocell
Cellular layout 1 macrocell site 4 picocells per cell
  without sectorization  
Macrocell radius (ISD) 500 m  
Bandwidth 50 RBs (10 MHz) 50 RBs (10 MHz)
Carrier frequency 2.0 GHz 2.0 GHz
Path loss 128.1+37.6 log10(d) dB 140.7+36.7 log10(d) dB
Shadowing deviation 8 dB 10 dB
Fast fading Rayleigh fading Rayleigh fading
Noise figure 5 dB 13 dB
Antenna gain 14 dBi 5 dBi
Antenna type Omnidirectional Omnidirectional
UE configuration 30 UEs per cell 10/20 UEs per cell
  Uniformly dropped Uniformly dropped
eNB Tx power 46 dBm 30 dBm
UE Tx power Pmax 23 dBm 23 dBm
Traffic model Full buffer Full buffer
Cell association Bias-based cell range expansion Bias-based cell range expansion
Bias value 0 dB 4 dB
Simulation loops 20 drops 20 drops
  500 loops per drop 500 loops per drop
Fractional P0=−80 dBm P0=−60 dBm
Power control α=0.8 α=0.6
UE-specific joint RBs reserved for good users (70%)
RB allocation and RBs reserved for interfering users (30%)
power control User classification: SLNR threshold selected
(proposed scheme) according to the percentage 70%/30%