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Mapping of QoS between UMTS and WiMAX in Tight Coupling Heterogeneous Wireless Network

Charles Sarraf, Firas Ousta, Nidal Kamel, Mohd Zuki
2012 International Journal of Soft Computing and Software Engineering [JSCSE]  
4G network or Heterogeneous wireless access network will integrate existing wireless access technologies (e.g. 2G, 3G, WiMAX, WLAN, etc...) in order to provide, transparently, endusers with the "best"  ...  In this paper, we propose a method of mapping between the CoS of UMTS and QoS categories of WiMAX in a tight coupling architecture of Heterogeneous Wireless Access Network (HWAN).  ...  In integrated networks, the air interfaces from different radio access technologies are coupled at either radio access network (RAN) or core network (CN) levels [4] .  ... 
doi:10.7321/jscse.v2.n3.1 fatcat:jt2p3g62ufecxmkiozscuru6dq

An ns-3 architecture for simulating joint radio resource management strategies in interconnected WLAN and UMTS networks

Hermes Del Monego, Gustavo Carneiro, José Manuel Oliveira, Manuel Ricardo
2012 Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies  
In order to demonstrate the value of the proposed simulation framework, we implemented the UMTS and WLAN interconnection considering three joint radio resource management strategies for distributing arriving  ...  Interconnection of different access network technologies is an important research topic in mobile telecommunications systems.  ...  The goal of this approach is the integration of multiple radio access technologies in an operator context.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ett.2508 fatcat:yt4eyjcfpnbvld3fghab4iglfe

Heterogeneous Wireless Networks [chapter]

Jiannong Cao, Chisheng Zhang
2014 SpringerBriefs in Computer Science  
The antennas for macro-cells are mounted on ground-based masts and other existing structures, at a height that provides a clear view over the surrounding buildings and terrain.  ...  A macro-cell is a cell in mobile phone networks that provide radio coverage served by a high power cellular base station.  ...  Coupling at the RNC Level The third type of coupling architecture, as proposed in [16] , implements the integration of UMTS and WLAN networks at the RNC level.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-0416-7_2 fatcat:gyyhlskepvdzxeitgtwfxiwewi

Handover management architectures in integrated WLAN/cellular networks

G. Lampropoulos, N. Passas, L. Merakos, A. Kaloxylos
2005 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
This survey gives an overview of the most recent handover management architectures for integrated WLAN/Cellular networks, focusing mainly on 802.11based WLANs and GPRS/UMTS cellular networks.  ...  The integration of existing cellular systems with new wireless access technologies, such as wireless LANs, has attracted considerable attention during the past few years.  ...  The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their constructive recommendations and comments that helped us to improve the quality of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2005.1593278 fatcat:gj5kqkp4hzcavl2yxcmk4hyz5m

Novel Adaptive QoS Provisioning in Heterogeneous Wireless Environment

Tomislav Shuminoski, Toni Janevski
2011 International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security  
We introduce a new module that provides the best QoS and lower cost for a given service by using one or more wireless technologies at a given time.  ...  The analysis of this framework has shown overall better performances and QoS provisioning for different multimedia services in a variety of network conditions in heterogeneous wireless environment.  ...  The terminals will have access to different wireless technologies at the same time and the terminal should be able to combine different flows from different technologies using adaptive QoS algorithms.  ... 
dblp:journals/ijcnis/ShuminoskiJ11 fatcat:oijbzy2ovzbudgxh5auxsbruci

Performance analysis of integrated WLAN-WiMAX-UMTS networks for multimedia applications

P Samundiswary, Sivasindhu M
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
Hence, this paper deals with the integration of WLAN, WiMAX and UMTS networks by considering QoS parameter.  ...  Among various wireless networks, the networks such as Wireless Local Area network (WLAN), Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) and Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) have  ...  The necessity of providing seamless connectivity to the users anywhere at any time, introduces the concept of interworking of different radio access technologies.  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i3.29.18798 fatcat:kvxfk2mmwbcktnctelbemnwabe

Heterogeneous Cellular Interworking of WIMAX and UMTS for Sensitive Real-Time Services

Mina Malekzadeh
2016 International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business  
The framework includes a heterogeneous interwork model that integrates cellular WiMAX and UMTS.  ...  Moreover, a pure WiMAX network model along with two pure UMTS network models is set up by the framework.  ...  Authors in [7] propose a framework for interworking of the UMB, WLAN and WiMAX technologies.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijieeb.2016.06.01 fatcat:n26gnnr2gzfqpmrnn2bxcmm53y

Interworking in heterogeneous wireless networks: Comprehensive framework and future trends

Ramon Ferrus, Oriol Sallent, Ramon Agusti
2010 IEEE wireless communications  
In this article we develop a comprehensive framework to categorize interworking solutions by defining a generic set of interworking levels and its related key interworking mechanisms.  ...  More specifically, I-WLAN and GAN approaches for WLAN and cellular integration, solutions for WiMAX and 3GPP LTE/SAE interworking, and the forthcoming IEEE 802.21 standard are discussed from the common  ...  radio access technologies (RATs).  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwc.2010.5450657 fatcat:iizjazbshrbotkn7f6km7yrxdi

Integration of wireless LAN and 3G wireless - Policy-based QoS management architecture in an integrated UMTS and WLAN environment

Wei Zhuang, Yung-Sze Gan, Kok-Jeng Loh, Kee-Chaing Chua
2003 IEEE Communications Magazine  
The intent of UMTS-WLAN interworking is to extend UMTS services and functionality to the WLAN access environment so that the WLAN effectively becomes a complementary radio access technology to UMTS.  ...  Thus, a PDF can enforce the network-level policies at the WR directly as if the WLAN network is a part of the UMTS PS domain.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2003.1244931 fatcat:yqppdexjifgdxahkd2r7dvffga

Multi-radio over Fiber Architecture for Road Vehicle Communication in VANETs

H.H.R. Sherazi, I. Raza, M.H. Chaudary, S.A. Hussain, M.H. Raza
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
This work proposes a framework, capable of catering multiple technologies simultaneously (such as local area network, wide area networks and cellular networks), that deploys wired and wireless integrated  ...  Therefore, it offers the architecture based on radio over fiber technology to meet the future requirements of high data rate for Road Vehicle Communication (RVC) in VANETs and it comes up with the most  ...  PROPOSED FRAMEWORK A Road Vehicle Communication (RVC) system based on Radio over Fiber (RoF) technology is proposed where a Central Site (CS) is interconnected with a larger number of Radio Access Units  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.05.528 fatcat:idqxny5axnah5fb5kmmgnqrhqu

Interworking of 3G cellular networks and wireless LANs

Wei Song, Weihua Zhuang, Aladdin Saleh
2007 International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing  
He has also developed Bell Canada technology strategy for the IEEE 802.11/WiFi, IEEE 802.16/WiMAX, and the integration of 3G cellular networks and WLAN.  ...  Their complementary characteristics make the integration of the two networks a promising trend for next-generation wireless networks.  ...  The architecture varies with different interworking scenarios such as interworking with a UMTS operator's WLAN, a WLAN shared by multiple operators or a WLAN of a UMTS operator's customer.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijwmc.2007.016718 fatcat:rhima2b57nft3c6yvgx2jw3x7m

Integration of wireless LAN and 3G wireless - Security aspects of 3g-wlan interworking

G.M. Koien, T. Haslestad
2003 IEEE Communications Magazine  
The tight interworking solution was based on the idea of making use of the WLAN radio interface as a bearer for UMTS with all network control entities in the core network integrated.  ...  A failing in the current WLAN standard is the lack of sufficient security measures and architecture beyond basic radio access.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2003.1244927 fatcat:fbowauaojbde3dgs5di6zfoloe

A Review of Mobility Management in Integrated UMTS and WLAN Networks

Maushumi Barooah, Diganta Kumar Pathak, Ishita Roy Karmakar
2015 Journal of Advances in Computer Networks  
This paper provides a comprehensive detail of different handoff management strategies reported so far in a systematic manner and also throws light on a particular scheme of handoff management between UMTS  ...  In today's age of Next Generation Internet there have been a plethora of diversified overlapping networks where each of these communication technologies are optimized to provide user specific services  ...  a MT needs to switch between different radio access technologies.  ... 
doi:10.7763/jacn.2015.v3.162 fatcat:nz76geahmzf5vdyyd5qz4jdibe

Mapping quality of service classes between UMTS, WiMAX and DiffServ/MPLS networks

Charles M Sarraf, Firas Ousta, Mohd Zuki Yusoff, Nidal Kamel
2013 2013 World Congress on Computer and Information Technology (WCCIT)  
One of the major issues for Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks (HWAN) or Next Generation IP/MPLS Wireless Network (NGWN) is integrating the different wireless access technologies (e.g.  ...  GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, WiMAX, WLAN, etc...) into a common platform.  ...  To achieve this seamless multimode radio connectivity, the different radio access technologies must first be interconnected.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wccit.2013.6618708 fatcat:txwjxhjjhrd2fidu5d6xikgmaa

The Emerging WLAN-Infrastructure: Complement or Substitute? [chapter]

Kilian Plank
2005 Wirtschaftsinformatik 2005  
An informal framework will be developed aiming at laying a foundation for further analyses of complex interaction scenarios.  ...  This paper analyzes modes of interaction between GSM/UMTS/PSTN and WLAN ranging from substitution to completion.  ...  The third class of business models employs WLAN as an alternative access technology. A first example is GSM operators trying to integrate WLAN into their set of other access technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-7908-1624-8_84 fatcat:55f32auipfbmzkzu4spk2tjkiu
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