Achieving optimal elastic traffic rewards in dynamic multichannel access

TitleAchieving optimal elastic traffic rewards in dynamic multichannel access
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsNoroozOliaee, M. J., B. Hamdaoui, and K. Tumer
Conference Name2011 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation
Pagination155 - 161
Date Published07/2011
Conference LocationIstanbul, Turkey
ISBN Number978-1-61284-380-3
Keywordsdynamic network resource sharing, elastic traffic, multichannel access, wireless networks

This paper proposes objective functions for dynamic multichannel access (DMA) networks that enable spectrum users (SUs) to assess, locate, and exploit available spectrum opportunities effectively, thereby maximizing the SU's rewards measured in terms of the average received throughput. We show that the proposed objective functions are: near-optimal, as they achieve high rewards; scalable, as they perform well in small- as well as large-scale DMA networks; learnable, as they allow SUs to reach up near-optimal rewards very quickly; and distributive, as they are implementable by requiring local information sharing only.