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Developing a LTE Localization Framework using Real Network Data towards RAN Optimization through Context Knowledge

Borralho, R., Duarte, D., Quddus, A. and Vieira, P. (2020) Developing a LTE Localization Framework using Real Network Data towards RAN Optimization through Context Knowledge In: The 23rd International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC2020), 19-26 Oct 2020, Virtual, Online.

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Abstract

The exponential growth of the network elements and data traffic exchange in the last few years elevated the need of network providers for optimized and cost-efficient solutions regarding network management and monitorization. Solutions such as drive-tests (DTs) are becoming extremely expensive with the vast extension and complexity of nowadays mobile networks. Therefore, this paper provides a solution for optimized networkcontext knowledge acquisition, towards the self-organizing networks (SONs) concept. The presented framework incorporates an entire scheme for network Traces processing and positioning, based on network measurements and fingerprinting techniques. This framework enables a series of different use cases for network management and optimization, with real-time data processing capabilities within the network Traces collection interval (15 minutes), and achieving a median positioning error of 90 m.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Borralho, R.r.a.borralho@surrey.ac.uk
Duarte, D.
Quddus, A.A.Quddus@surrey.ac.uk
Vieira, P.
Date : 2020
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Uncontrolled Keywords : Cellular networks; Minimization of Drive Test (MDT); Network context; Network Traces; Radio Network Planning and Optimization; Self-organizing network; Context-Aware Networks
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Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 01 Oct 2020 16:25
Last Modified : 19 Oct 2020 02:08
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/858621

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