Survey of Scheduling Schemes in 5G Mobile Communication Systems

Maryam Imran Sheik Mamode, Tulsi Pawan Fowdur


5G mobile communication systems are guaranteed to provide a major upgrade on the preceding technologies in terms of connectivity, mobility, speed and latency. They will enable automation in several industries and vertical markets by offering a variety of services and business models. 5G has brought about many changes with respect to scheduling concerning the E-UTRAN (Evolved-Universal Terrestrial Radio Access Network). The objective of this paper is twofold. First, a review of the 5G network architecture, scheduling mechanism and some existing scheduling algorithms is provided including some new features introduced by 5G concerning scheduling. Secondly, emerging scheduling techniques are examined and directions for future works and possible enhancements are proposed.

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