|| AoI-Driven Statistical Delay and Error-Rate Bounded QoS Provisioning for URLLC Over Wireless Networks in the Finite Blocklength Regime
||Xi Zhang, Jingqing Wang, Texas A&M University, United States; H. Vincent Poor, Princeton University, United States|
||D7-S3-T3: Age of Information II
||Tuesday, 20 July, 22:40 - 23:00
||Tuesday, 20 July, 23:00 - 23:20
Inspired by the new and dominating traffic services -- ultra-reliable and low latency communications (URLLC), finite blocklength coding (FBC) has been developed to support delay and error-rate bounded quality-of-services (QoS) provisioning for time-sensitive wireless applications by using short-packet data communications. On the other hand, the age of information (AoI) has recently emerged as a new dimension of QoS performance metric in terms of the freshness of updated information. Since the status updates normally consist only of a small number of information bits but warrant ultra-low latency, exploring AoI in the finite blocklength regime creates another promising solution for supporting URLLC services. However, how to efficiently integrate and implement the above new techniques for statistical delay and error-rate bounded QoS provisioning in the finite blocklength regime has neither been well understood nor thoroughly studied. To overcome these challenges, we propose the AoI-driven statistical delay and error-rate bounded QoS provisioning schemes which leverage the AoI technique as a key QoS performance metric to efficiently support URLLC in the finite blocklength regime. First, we build up the AoI-metric based modeling frameworks in the finite blocklength regime. Second, we characterizes the upper-bounded peak AoI violation probability. Third, we formulate and solve the peak AoI violation probability minimization and $\epsilon$-effective capacity maximization problems to support our proposed statistical delay and error-rate bounded QoS provisioning. Finally, we conduct the simulations to validate and evaluate our developed schemes in the finite blocklength regime.