CU-LTE: Spectrally-efficient and fair coexistence between LTE and Wi-Fi in unlicensed bands

  title={CU-LTE: Spectrally-efficient and fair coexistence between LTE and Wi-Fi in unlicensed bands},
  author={Zhangyu Guan and Tommaso Melodia},
  journal={IEEE INFOCOM 2016 - The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications},
  • Zhangyu GuanT. Melodia
  • Published 10 April 2016
  • Computer Science, Business
  • IEEE INFOCOM 2016 - The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications
To cope with the increasing scarcity of spectrum resources, researchers have been working to extend LTE/LTE-A cellular systems to unlicensed bands, leading to so-called unlicensed LTE (U-LTE). However, this extension is by no means straightforward, primarily because the radio resource management schemes used by LTE and by systems already deployed in unlicensed bands are incompatible. Specifically, it is well known that coexistence with scheduled systems like LTE degrades considerably the… 

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