Minimization of Transmission Duration of Data Packets over an Energy Harvesting Fading Channel

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Ozcelik F. M., Uctu G., UYSAL BIYIKOĞLU E.

IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS, vol.16, no.12, pp.1968-1971, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/lcomm.2012.111412.121568
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1968-1971
  • Keywords: Energy harvesting, completion time, offline schedule, packet scheduling, causality constraints, energy constraint, unconstrained problem, SUMT, sequential optimization, complexity
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The offline problem of transmission completion time minimization for an energy harvesting transmitter under fading is extended to allow packet arrivals during transmission. A method for computing an optimal power and rate allocation (i.e., an optimal offline schedule) is developed and studied.