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Channel assignment in cellular radio

Sivarajan, Kumar N. and McEliece, Robert J. (1989) Channel assignment in cellular radio. In: 39th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 846-850. ISBN 1090-3038

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Some heuristic channel-assignment algorithms for cellular systems are described. These algorithms have yielded optimal, or near-optimal assignments, in many cases. The channel-assignment problem can be viewed as a generalized graph-coloring problem, and these algorithms have been developed, in part, by suitably adapting some of the ideas previously introduced in heuristic graph-coloring algorithms. The channel-assignment problem is formulated as a minimum-span problem, i.e. a problem wherein the requirement is to find the minimum bandwidth necessary to satisfy a given demand. Examples are presented, and algorithm performance results are discussed.

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Additional Information:© 1989 IEEE. Date of Current Version: 06 August 2002. The contribution of K. N. Sivarajan and R. J. McEliece to this paper was supported by a grant from GTE Laboratories.
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Official Citation:Sivarajan, K.N.; McEliece, R.J.; Ketchum, J.W.; , "Channel assignment in cellular radio," Vehicular Technology Conference, 1989, IEEE 39th , vol., no., pp.846-850 vol.2, 1-3 May 1989 doi: 10.1109/VETEC.1989.40173 URL:
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