SimuLTE – A Modular System-level Simulator for LTE/LTE-A Networks based on OMNeT++

Antonio Virdis, Giovanni Stea, Giovanni Nardini

Abstract

This paper describes SimuLTE, an open-source system-level simulator for LTE and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) networks. SimuLTE is based on OMNeT++, a well-known, widely-used modular simulation framework, which offers a high degree of experiment support. As such, it can be seamlessly integrated with all the network-oriented modules of the OMNeT++ family, such as INET, thus enabling – among other things – credible simulation of end-to-end real-life applications across heterogeneous technologies. We describe the modeling choices and general architecture of the SimuLTE software, with particular emphasis on the MAC and scheduling functions, and show performance evaluation results obtained using the simulator.

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Virdis A., Stea G. and Nardini G. (2014). SimuLTE – A Modular System-level Simulator for LTE/LTE-A Networks based on OMNeT++ . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-758-038-3, pages 59-70. DOI: 10.5220/0005040000590070


in Bibtex Style

@conference{simultech14,
author={Antonio Virdis and Giovanni Stea and Giovanni Nardini},
title={SimuLTE – A Modular System-level Simulator for LTE/LTE-A Networks based on OMNeT++},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2014},
pages={59-70},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005040000590070},
isbn={978-989-758-038-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - SimuLTE – A Modular System-level Simulator for LTE/LTE-A Networks based on OMNeT++
SN - 978-989-758-038-3
AU - Virdis A.
AU - Stea G.
AU - Nardini G.
PY - 2014
SP - 59
EP - 70
DO - 10.5220/0005040000590070