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LTE User Plane Simulation Model for INET & OMNeT++

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Description of SimuLTE

A detailed description of SimuLTE is given in the following papers. In case you use SimuLTE for your research, a citation to our work would be sincerely appreciated.
  1. A. Virdis, G. Stea, G. Nardini, "Simulating LTE/LTE-Advanced Networks with SimuLTE", DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-26470-7_5, in: M.S. Obaidat, J. Kacprzyk, T. Ören, J. Filipe, (eds.) "Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications", Volume 402 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, pp. 83-105, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-26469-1, 15 January 2016
  2. G. Nardini, A. Virdis, G. Stea, "Modeling X2 backhauling for LTE-Advanced and assessing its effect on CoMP Coordinated Scheduling", IWSLS2 2016, Vienna, July 1st, 2016
  3. A. Virdis, G. Nardini, G. Stea, "Modeling unicast device-to-device communications with SimuLTE", IWSLS2 2016, Vienna, July 1st, 2016

Related Publications

SimuLTE has already been used as a performance evaluation tool in recent research works. Here is a list of the papers which include modeling and simulations performed with SimuLTE. If you are working with SimuLTE and you wish to appear in this list, please contact us.

  1. G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, D. Sabella, M. Caretti, "Fast and agile lossless mode switching for D2D communications in LTE-Advanced networks", IEEE VTC Spring 2016, Nanjing, PRC, 15-18 May 2016
  2. G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, "Performance evaluation of TCP-based traffic over direct communications in LTE-Advanced", IEEE VTC Spring 2016, Nanjing, PRC, 15-18 May 2016
  3. G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, D. Sabella, M. Caretti, "Resource allocation for network-controlled device-to-device communications in LTE-Advanced", Springer Wireless Networks, to appear (accepted January 2016) [Class A]
  4. C. Vallati, A. Virdis, E. Mingozzi, G. Stea, "Exploiting LTE D2D Communications in M2M Fog Platforms: Deployment and Practical Issues", IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), Milan, Italy, 2015
  5. D. Thomas, J. Irvine, "Connection and resource allocation of IoT sensors to cellular technology-LTE", PRIME 2015, Glasgow, June 29 2015-July 2 2015
  6. G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, D. Sabella, M. Caretti, "Fast and agile lossless mode switching for D2D communications in LTE-Advanced networks", IEEE VTC Spring 2016, Nanjing, PRC, 15-18 May 2016
  7. G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, "Performance evaluation of TCP-based traffic over direct communications in LTE-Advanced", IEEE VTC Spring 2016, Nanjing, PRC, 15-18 May 2016
  8. G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, D. Sabella, M. Caretti, "Practical large-scale coordinated scheduling in LTE-Advanced networks", Springer Wireless Networks, to appear (Accepted 27/3/2015), DOI: 10.1007/s11276-015-0948-6
  9. Hagenauer, F.; Dressler, F.; Sommer, C., "Poster: A simulator for heterogeneous vehicular networks", Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2014 IEEE ,pp.185,186, 3-5 Dec. 2014 DOI: 10.1109/VNC.2014.7013339
  10. G. Stea, A. Virdis, "A comprehensive simulation analysis of LTE Discontinuous Reception (DRX)", Elsevier Computer Networks, 73 (2014), pp.22-40, DOI 10.1016/j.comnet.2014.07.014
  11. G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, D. Sabella, M. Caretti, "Effective dynamic coordinated scheduling in LTE-Advanced networks", EUCNC 2014, Bologna, IT, June 23-26, 2014
  12. Akyildiz, H.A.; Akkuzu, B.; Ho╠łkelek, I.; Cirpan, H.A., "LTE downlink scheduler with reconfigurable traffic prioritization", Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom), 2014 IEEE International Black Sea Conference on , pp.58,62, 27-30 May 2014
  13. G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, M. Caretti, D. Sabella, "Improving network performance via optimization-based centralized coordination of LTE-A cells", CLEEN 2014, Istanbul, TK, April 6, 2014
  14. J. Kim, Q. Niyaz, A.Y. Javaid, "Performance evaluation of VoIP broadcasting over LTE for varying speeds and distances of mobile nodes", BMSB 2014, Beijing, China, June 2014
  15. Migliorini, D.; Stea, G.; Caretti, M.; Sabella, D., "Power-Aware Allocation of MBSFN Subframes Using Discontinuous Cell Transmission in LTE Systems", VTC Fall, 2-5 Sept. 2013, DOI: 10.1109/VTCFall.2013.6692373
  16. A. Virdis, G. Stea, "System-level analysis of the tradeoffs between power saving and capacity/QoS with DRX in LTE", 4th InfQ Workshop, Sorrento, Italy, June 2013