Cellular UAV-to-X Communications: Design and Optimization for Multi-UAV Networks

@article{Zhang2019CellularUC,
  title={Cellular UAV-to-X Communications: Design and Optimization for Multi-UAV Networks},
  author={Shuhang Zhang and Hongliang Zhang and Boya Di and Lingyang Song},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications},
  year={2019},
  volume={18},
  pages={1346-1359}
}
In this paper, we consider a single-cell cellular network with a number of cellular users (CUs) and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), in which multiple UAVs upload their collected data to the base station (BS). Two transmission modes are considered to support the multi-UAV communications, i.e., UAV-to-network (U2N) and UAV-to-UAV (U2U) communications. Specifically, the UAV with a high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for the U2N link uploads its collected data directly to the BS through U2N… Expand
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