Relay Selection for Efficient HARQ-IR Protocols in Relay-Assisted Multisource Multicast Networks

Quoc-Tuan Vien Q. V. , Nguyen H. X. , Shah P., Ever E., Duc To D. T.

IEEE 79th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), Seoul, Güney Kore, 18 - 21 Mayıs 2014 identifier

  • Basıldığı Şehir: Seoul
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Güney Kore


This paper investigates relay selection for reliable data transmission in relay-assisted multisource multicast networks (RMMNs) where multiple source nodes distribute information to a set of destination nodes with the assistance of multiple relay nodes. Hybrid automatic repeat request with incremental redundancy (HARQ-IR) is used and supported by either a physical-layer network coding (PNC) or an analog network coding (ANC) technique employed at the relays. By deriving efficiency metrics of the HARQ-IR protocols, we propose relay selection schemes for RMMNs to minimize the transmission delay and energy consumption. Simulation results are provided to analyse each relay selection scheme.