Performance Evaluation and Comparison of Scheduling Algorithms on 5G Networks using Network Simulator

Doan Perdana, Aji Nur Sanyoto, Yoseph Gustommy Bisono


In this research, we compared the Round Robin (RR) and the Proportional Fair (PF) algorithms for different user equipment density scenarios using voice and video traffic, to evaluate the key impact on performance of 5G mmwave network. This research simulated on NS3.27 with an integrated mmwave module. Based on the result, we found that the RR is a good choice for voice traffic. It has a throughput of 3.65% better than PF with similar fairness index. On the other hand, we found that the PF is the right choice for video traffic due to has better result for throughput. It has a throughput of 1.24% better than RR. For fairness index round robin has better result for voice and video traffic.


Network simulation, 5G networks, scheduling algorithm, round robin, proportional fair

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