Theoretical Analysis of Outage Probability for LTE Downlink Multiuser MIMO System

Tai-Jung Huang



Abstract—The outage probability in 3GPP LTE downlink multiuser Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) systems is analyzed. An assumption is made that the system uses a packet scheduler to exploit the available multiuser diversity in all three physical domains (i.e., space, time and frequency). A mathematical model is established to derive the outage probability of multiuser MIMO systems with a Frequency Domain Packet Scheduler (FDPS). The analysis presented in this paper provides a useful theoretical reference for the practical implementation of LTE systems and the development of future LTE standards.

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