Design new standards for emerging technologies
By Vikram Singh
Different standardization bodies define the specification for different systems. One such standardization body is 3GPP which define protocols for 4G and 5G networks. The standards are designed separately for layer-1 (physical layer), layer-2 (MAC layer, radio link control layer, Service Data Adaptation Protocol (SDAP) layer and Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) layer) and layer-3 (RRC sublayer). The standards evolve over successive releases based on the objectives setup by 3GPP and prioritization by 3GPP-SA group. In every release of 3GPP, the stake holders considers the standards/protocols from previous release as the baseline and then enhance the signaling, air interface and procedure to meet the requirements. Finally based on the consensus amongst the companies, the agreements are taken as the precursor for other RAN working groups work.
In order to carry out This work, the participants are required with system-level simulators for following purposes:
These points demonstrate the importance of a system level simulator. It is crucial: