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International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 878595, 10 pages
Self-Optimization of Coverage and Capacity in LTE Networks Based on Central Control and Decentralized Fuzzy Q-Learning
Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Received 4 May 2012; Accepted 18 July 2012
Academic Editor: Yiqing Zhou
Copyright © 2012 Jingyu Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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