A Traffic Model for Machine-Type Communications Using Spatial Point Processes

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Abstract

A source traffic model for machine-to-machine communications is presented in this paper. We consider a model in which devices operate in a regular mode until they are triggered into an alarm mode by an alarm event. The positions of devices and events are modeled by means of Poisson point processes, where the generated traffic by a given device depends on its position and event positions. We first consider the case where devices and events are static and devices generate traffic according to a Bernoulli process, where we derive the total rate from the devices at the base station. We then extend the model by defining a two-state Markov chain for each device, which allows for devices to stay in alarm mode for a geometrically distributed holding time. The temporal characteristics of this model are analyzed via the autocovariance function, where the effect of event density and mean holding time are shown.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications : Engaged Citizens and their New Smart Worlds, PIMRC 2017 - Conference Proceedings
Number of pages6
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2018
Pages1-6
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-3529-2
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-3531-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventPIMRC 2017 - IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications - Montreal, Canada
Duration: 8 Oct 201713 Oct 2017
http://pimrc2017.ieee-pimrc.org/

Conference

ConferencePIMRC 2017 - IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
CountryCanada
CityMontreal
Period08/10/201713/10/2017
Internet address
SeriesIEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications workshops
ISSN2166-9570

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Keywords

  • Machine-type communications
  • Internet-of-things
  • Spatial traffic model
  • Poisson point process

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Thomsen, H., Manchón, C. N., & Fleury, B. H. (2018). A Traffic Model for Machine-Type Communications Using Spatial Point Processes. In 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications: Engaged Citizens and their New Smart Worlds, PIMRC 2017 - Conference Proceedings (pp. 1-6). IEEE. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications workshops https://doi.org/10.1109/PIMRC.2017.8292670