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Author Boiardi, Silvia ♦ Sansó, Brunilde
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Energy-aware Cellular Network ♦ Radio Planning ♦ Energy Consumption ♦ Traffic Level ♦ Account Energy Management Strategy ♦ Economic Growth ♦ Cellular Network ♦ Network Operator Cost ♦ Versatile Topology ♦ Connection Quality Constraint ♦ Energy-aware Model ♦ Minimizes Operator Capex ♦ Energy Cost ♦ Joint Design ♦ Ict Power Consumption ♦ Management Issue ♦ Network Element ♦ Management Optimization Approach ♦ Effective Energy-efficient Operation ♦ Communication Technology Sector ♦ Energy Efficient ♦ Power Expenditure
Abstract The role of the Information and Communication Technology sector on productivity and economic growth is constantly increasing and, due to its pervasiveness, the ICT power consumption can no longer be ignored. Some energy-aware models and approaches have already been proposed for cellular networks, they aim at reducing power expenditures while decreasing network operators costs. However, the focus is on management issues such as switching on and off network elements based on traffic levels, not on considering that an effective energy-efficient operation largely depends on the decisions taken at the design stages. To fill this gap, we propose a joint design and management optimization approach, which tries to limit energy consumption while guaranteeing connection quality constraints for every user and minimizes operators Capex and Opex. We show that including energy costs in Opex and taking into account energy management strategies at the design stages produce more energy efficient and versatile topologies than when Capex only is considered. I.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study