QoS-Oriented Dynamic Power Allocation in NOMA-Based Wireless Caching Networks

Yue Yin, Miao Liu, Guan Gui, Haris Gacanin, Hikmet Sari, Fumiyuki Adachi

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Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) based wireless caching network (WCN) is considered as a promising technology for next-generation wireless communications since it can significantly improve the spectral efficiency. In this letter, we propose a quality of service (QoS)-oriented dynamic power allocation strategy for NOMA-WCN. In content placement phase, base station (BS) sends multiple files to helpers by allocating different powers according to the different QoS targets of files, for ensuring that all helpers can successfully decode the two most popular files. In content delivery phase, helpers serve two users at the same time by allocating the minimum power to far user according to the QoS requirement, and then all the remaining power is allocated to near user. Hence, our proposed method is able to increase the hit probability and drop the outage probability compared with conventional methods. Simulation results confirm that the proposed power allocation method can significantly improve the caching hit probability and reduce the user outage probability.

Original languageEnglish
Article number9184832
Pages (from-to)82-86
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Wireless Communications Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Jan


  • dynamic power allocation
  • Non-orthogonal multiple access
  • quality of service
  • wireless caching networks


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