On 5G Radio Access Network Slicing: Radio Interface Protocol Features and Configuration

  title={On 5G Radio Access Network Slicing: Radio Interface Protocol Features and Configuration},
  author={Ramon Ferr{\'u}s and Oriol Sallent and Jordi P{\'e}rez-Romero and Ram{\'o}n Agust{\'i}},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
Network slicing is a fundamental capability for future Fifth Generation (5G) networks to facilitate the cost-effective deployment and operation of multiple logical networks over a common physical network infrastructure in a way that each logical network (i.e. network slice) can be customized and dimensioned to best serve the needs of specific applications (e.g. mobile broadband, smart city, connected car, public safety, fixed wireless access) and users (e.g. general public, enterprise customers… 
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    2019 28th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN)
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