New Release 1.3 - Vienna 5G LL Simulator

Dear Community,

We are happy to announce a new release of the Vienna 5G Link Level Simulator, that is version 1.3.

The simulator is provided for free under an academic, non-commercial use license. For this, please consider the license agreement that can be found on our website (Vienna 5G Simulators). Companies, no matter whether profit-oriented or not, can purchase a license.

The new features and improvements are listed in the change log below.

Best regards,

The Vienna Cellular Communications Simulators Team

Changelog

Newly introduced features:

  • introduce a graphical user interface for generating scenarios
  • introduce RIS nodes
  • new localization framework
  • new geometric layout and path loss models
  • implementation of single carrier modulation
  • support interference cancellation for uplink multi-user transmissions
    • consequently, support uplink NOMA
  • support sphere decoding for layers with different CQIs

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • bug fix in CQI feedback calculation for multi-user MIMO
  • bug fix in pilot aided channel estimation
  • add Hilly Terrain channel model
  • wrapped Gaussian distribution for the AOD and AOA
  • calculation of LOS AOA based on the positions of the nodes
  • bug fix in generate 5G codebook
  • the sphere decoder no longer requires a Matlab toolbox