CHAPTER 1 OVERVIEW OF MULTI–TIER CELLULAR WIRELESS NETWORKS 1
CHAPTER 2 RESOURCE ALLOCATION APPROACHES IN MULTI–TIER NETWORKS 31
CHAPTER 3 RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN OFDMA–BASED MULTI–TIER CELLULAR NETWORKS 51
CHAPTER 4 RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR CLUSTERED SMALL CELLS IN TWO–TIER OFDMA NETWORKS 84
CHAPTER 5 RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN TWO–TIER NETWORKS USING FRACTIONAL FREQUENCY REUSE 102
CHAPTER 6 CALL ADMISSION CONTROL IN FRACTIONAL FREQUENCY REUSE–BASED TWO–TIER NETWORKS 123
CHAPTER 7 GAME THEORETIC APPROACHES FOR RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN MULTI–TIER NETWORKS 155
CHAPTER 8 RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN CDMA–BASED MULTI–TIER HETNETS 206
CHAPTER 9 SELF–ORGANIZING SMALL CELL NETWORKS 250
CHAPTER 10 RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN MULTI–TIER NETWORKS WITH COGNITIVE SMALL CELLS 302
Ekram Hossain is the Editor–in–Chief for the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, editor of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and IEEE Wireless?Communications. He was awarded the 2011 IEEE Communications Society Fred Ellersick Prize Paper Award and the 2010 University of Manitoba Merit Award. Dr. Hossain is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Manitoba, Canada.
Long Bao Le is an Assistant Professor with the National Institute of Scientific Research – Energy, Materials, and Telecommunications (INRS–EMT), in Quebec, Canada. He is a member of the editorial board of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials and the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters. Dr. Le earned his PhD from the University of Manitoba in 2007. From 2008–2010 he was a Post–Doctoral Research Associate at MIT.
Dusit Niyato is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering from King Mongkut′s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok, Thailand. He received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada. His research interests are in the areas of radio resource management in cognitive radio networks, broadband wireless access networks, and small cell networks.