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Table 1 SDWN controller responsibilities

From: Design considerations for software-defined wireless networking in heterogeneous cloud radio access networks

Wireless function Controller responsibility Technology
Handover control ∙ Mobility accounting ∙ IEEE 802.21
  ∙ Mobility prediction ∙ Mobile IPv6 (MIPv6)
  ∙ Data flow orchestration  
  ∙ Transparency  
Interference control ∙ Intra-cell interference cognition ∙ Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC)
  ∙ Inter-cell interference cognition ∙ Coordinated Multi-Point (CoMP)
  ∙ Interference avoidance orchestration ∙ Almost Blank Subframe (ABS)
  ∙ Control channel pollution minimization  
Radio resource allocation ∙ Calculate radio resource allocation ∙ eICIC
  ∙ UEs associated per RRH and BS ∙ CoMP
   ∙ Software-Defined Radio (SDR)
   ∙ Cooperative radio resource control
   ∙ Cooperative self-organized networking
Sharing control ∙ Frequency bands division ∙ Biding and Auction House
  ∙ Access granting ∙ Licensed Shared Access (LSA)
  ∙ Accounting ∙ Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA)
  ∙ Policy assurance  
Network orchestration ∙ Data-flow management ∙ Control And Provisioning of Wireless
  ∙ Data-flow redundancy Access Points (CAPWAP)
  ∙ Cell association control ∙ OpenFlow
  ∙ Admission Control ∙ LTE-Self Organized Network
Energy control ∙ Configure maximum transmission power ∙ Remote energy control mechanism
  ∙ Switch On/Off devices ∙ Wake up mechanism
  ∙ Co-channel maximum transmission power ∙ Transmission power control through SDR