Factory Automation

Ultra-reliable and low-latency communications (URLLC) play a vital role in factory automation. To share the situational awareness data collected from the infrastructure as raw or processed data, the system should guarantee the URLLC capability since this is a safety-critical application. In this work, the resource allocation problem for an infrastructure-based communication architecture (Elevated LiDAR system/ELiD) has been considered which can support the autonomous driving in a factory floor. The decoder error probability and the number of channel uses parameterize the reliability and the latency in the considered optimization problems. A maximum decoder error probability minimization problem and a total energy minimization problem have been considered in this work to analytically evaluate the performance of the ELiD system under different vehicle densities.

Jayaweera Nalin, Marasinghe Dileepa, Rajatheva Nandana, Latva-aho Matti

Publication type:
A4 Article in conference proceedings

Place of publication:
2020 2nd 6G Wireless Summit (6G SUMMIT)

5G, Elevated LiDAR, Factory Automation, resource allocation, URLLC, V2X


Full citation:
N. Jayaweera, D. Marasinghe, N. Rajatheva and M. Latva-Aho, “Factory Automation: Resource Allocation of an Elevated LiDAR System with URLLC Requirements,” 2020 2nd 6G Wireless Summit (6G SUMMIT), Levi, Finland, 2020, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/6GSUMMIT49458.2020.9083914


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