## Abstract

In this paper, we deal with the uplink outage probability for a UMTS cellular network at a reference base station equipped with a smart antenna. Users are assumed to be distributed according to a planar Poisson point process. Their respective transmission rates are modeled by independent random variables. This leads to a compound Poisson process for the total data rate to be served in a cell by code division multiplexing. Outage occurs if the total rate exceeds the effective chip rate (3.84 MChip/s divided by the minimum required bit energy to noise power ratio). Circulant matrices, a normal approximation, and Monte Carlo integration are employed to determine the outage probability as a performance parameter of the system.

Original language | English |
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Title of host publication | IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference |

Pages | 934-937 |

Number of pages | 4 |

Volume | 2 |

Edition | 54ND |

Publication status | Published - Oct 2001 |

Event | IEEE 54th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC FALL 2001) - Atlantic City, NJ, United States Duration: 7 Oct 2001 → 11 Oct 2001 |

### Conference

Conference | IEEE 54th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC FALL 2001) |
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Country | United States |

City | Atlantic City, NJ |

Period | 7/10/01 → 11/10/01 |

## Keywords

- Circulant matrices
- Code division multiple access (CDMA)
- Compound Poisson process
- Normal approximation
- Universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS)