The impact of multi-user massive MIMO on resource allocation in 5G cellular networks

Speaker : Prof. Catherine Rosenberg
Waterloo University
Date: 17/02/2021
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Zoom + LINCS


One of the very important technologies for 5G is multi-user massive MIMO. It has the potential to deliver excellent performance if used well. However, it is a very complex technology that changes the way we operate networks.
Our presentation contains three parts. In the first part, we explain how resource allocation (RA) is performed in a multi-user massive MIMO system and present our latest results on the relative importance of different RA processes and assumptions. In the second part, we discuss preliminary results on how sharing between operators can be managed in a Neutral Host setting when multi-user massive MIMO is used. Finally, in the third part, we briefly discuss how multi-user massive MIMO enables 5G Fixed Wireless Access that can be used to bridge the digital divide in rural areas.
The work was done in collaboration with Prof. P. Mitran, Y. Zhang, A. Hussein, and A. Lappalainen. It was sponsored by NSERC, Cisco and Rogers.



Catherine Rosenberg is a Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo since 2004. Since June 2010, she holds the Canada Research Chair in the Future Internet. She was elected an IEEE Fellow for contributions to resource management in wireless and satellite networks on 2011 and was elected a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in 2013. In April 2018, she became the Cisco Research Chair in 5G Systems.

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