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A Vertical Handoff Decision Algorithm for Next Generation Wireless Networks

Yaw Nkansah-Gyekye, Johnson I. Agbinya
2008 2008 Third International Conference on Broadband Communications, Information Technology & Biomedical Applications  
types, user preferences, and a price model; used genetic algorithms and simulated annealing to optimise the access network selection function in order to dynamically select the optimal available access  ...  network for handoff; and we focused in particular on an interesting use case: vertical handoff decision between mobile WiMAX and UMTS access networks.  ...  including the network, user and QoS requirements.  ... 
doi:10.1109/broadcom.2008.42 dblp:conf/broadcom/Nkansah-GyekyeA08 fatcat:t6wtst6vovebbk6anf54sicqy4

Situation-aware wireless networks

S. Sharma, A.R. Nix, S. Olafsson
2003 IEEE Communications Magazine  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Sid Sharma would like to gratefully acknowledge the financial support of BT Exact under the Virtual University Research Initiative (VURI).  ...  These include user density, expected user profile, traffic models, and knowledge of different QoS classes to be supported.  ...  In this communication model, multiple heterogeneous networks will coexist, complementing each other by providing ubiquitous connectivity.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2003.1215638 fatcat:ikexrdqhhne5zfzkzxn4z5tqom

Cross-layer optimized video streaming in heterogeneous wireless networks

Tiia Ojanperä
2013 ACM SIGMultimedia Records  
The architecture supports extensive context information transfer in heterogeneous networks; thus, enabling the efficient management of video stream adaptation and user terminal mobility in a diverse and  ...  This thesis also studies and proposes cross-layer enhancements for adaptive video streaming and mobility management functions enabled by the cross-layer architecture.  ...  mobile users with a seamless and ubiquitous access to networked services.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2518140.2518145 fatcat:qxupu6f5jvg4fc5ilhr7xnemfu

Towards Enhanced Mobile Broadband Communications: A Tutorial on Enabling Technologies, Design Considerations, and Prospects of 5G and beyond Fixed Wireless Access Networks

Isiaka A. Alimi, Romil K. Patel, Nelson J. Muga, Armando N. Pinto, António L. Teixeira, Paulo P. Monteiro
2021 Applied Sciences  
Furthermore, the related technical challenges of FWA are reviewed, and we proffer potential solutions to address them.  ...  This paper presents a comprehensive tutorial on the enabling technologies, design considerations, requirements, and prospects of broadband schemes.  ...  In addition, note that for given different users, the perceived quality level might be different for the same QoS level.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app112110427 fatcat:obtutczqvfc5tniclge57y7j4m

Aggregated survey of sustainable business models for agile mobile service delivery platforms

Alexander Becker, Andreas Mladenow, Natalia Kryvinska, Christine Strauss
2012 Journal of Service Science Research  
The thesis has also conducted thorough analysis and realisation of the two main elements of the mobile service architecture, namely Service Continuity and Service Discovery.  ...  WLAN), the user has to keep the WLAN interface continuously on and this will cause battery drain.  ...  The thesis has also conducted thorough analysis and realisation of the two main elements of the mobile service architecture, namely Service continuity and Service discovery.To realise Service continuity  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12927-012-0004-3 fatcat:xs4x73ykjrgbpkjki4uqu7ngzu

Mobile hosts in enterprise service integration

Satish Narayana Srirama, Matthias Jarke
2009 International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology  
With experimental setups and their analysis, the study could observe the actual delays perceivable by the user in cellular networks.  ...  Integration UDP User Datagram Protocol UI User Interface UIQ User Interface Quartz UML Unified Modeling Language UMTS Universal Mobile Telecommunications System UNSPSC United Nations Standard Products  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijwet.2009.028620 fatcat:ho2y475htrhv7hq4cjmd6cgqbi

Pervasive Homecare Monitoring Technologies and Applications [chapter]

Demosthenes Vouyioukas, Alexandros Karagiannis
2011 Telemedicine Techniques and Applications  
The mission of this book chapter is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the homecare technology, applications and implementation of wireless technologies in the healthcare sector by using in addition  ...  high-speed and ubiquitous health data in every place in earth securely and promptly.  ...  In order to meet an individual's specific needs, a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the user requirements is one of the most important factors to be considered for the design and implementation of  ... 
doi:10.5772/21439 fatcat:6qe2egytdreilfwvpu5h767ahe

Encoding and video content based HEVC video quality prediction

Louis Anegekuh, Lingfen Sun, Emmanuel Ifeachor
2013 Multimedia tools and applications  
However, the popularity and success of current and future video applications will depend on the perceived quality of experience (QoE) vi  ...  Based on these major innovations, the prevalence and diversity of video application are set to increase over the coming years.  ...  The impact of the QoS parameters on video quality as perceived by the users is referred to as the Quality of Experience (QoE).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-013-1795-z fatcat:ycyvx3k3srg2rawhkifidxekfm

A Survey on Internet of Things Architectures

P.P. Ray
2016 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things  
Directly or indirectly, the presented architectures propose to solve real-life problems by building and deployment of powerful Internet of Things notions.  ...  Internet of Things is a platform where every day devices become smarter, every day processing becomes intelligent, and every day communication becomes informative.  ...  Semantic (Wahlster, 2008; Va´zquez, 2009 ) operations such as: QoS, lock, police and context management are also performed (Hydra Middleware Project), service composition and application layers are placed  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.1-12-2016.151714 fatcat:j3bkbm27wvaljederetofsgc2m

A survey on Internet of Things architectures

P.P. Ray
2018 Journal of King Saud University: Computer and Information Sciences  
Directly or indirectly, the presented architectures propose to solve real-life problems by building and deployment of powerful Internet of Things notions.  ...  Internet of Things is a platform where every day devices become smarter, every day processing becomes intelligent, and every day communication becomes informative.  ...  Semantic (Wahlster, 2008; Va´zquez, 2009 ) operations such as: QoS, lock, police and context management are also performed (Hydra Middleware Project), service composition and application layers are placed  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jksuci.2016.10.003 fatcat:cwf3kjaddncupb5eqv7fr25y2a

5G Norma Network Architecture – Final Report

EU H2020 5G NORMA
2017 Zenodo  
The functional design is characterised by unprecedented levels of customisability, enabling stringent performance and security.  ...  The technical enablers for these functionalities, "adaptive (de)composition and allocation of mobile network functions", "software-defined mobile network control", as well as "joint optimization of mobile  ...  and flows and even (virtual and physical) network entities is predominantly seen as a challenge in terms of changing performance (e.g. throughput) and user perceived QoS/QoE.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1120247 fatcat:kheylapulffzpmdkbe3tuxlb3i

Bridging Socially Enhanced Virtual Communities

Venugopal Rao
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
It is achieved by discovering present relevant businesses and prospective business alliances by developing a semi-automated approach.  ...  The architecture of the proposed system is compromising of human activities and also automated activities and it is essentially a service oriented system.  ...  First and foremost I would like to acknowledge the ongoing support of Dr. Sanjay Sharma and Prof. Akhilesh A. Waoo, Project Guide, BIST Bhopal in the design and implementation of the project.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-0940104 fatcat:zejgpenvqzb7rkchkznv5igfwm

CTRQ 2012 PROGRAM COMMITTEE CTRQ Advisory Committee CTRQ 2012 Technical Program Committee

Chamonix, Mont Blanc, France, Pascal Lorenz, Eugen Borcoci, Joel Rodrigues, Pascal Lorenz, Eugen Borcoci, Joel Rodrigues, Pascal Lorenz, Gergely Acs, Rhone-Alpes -Montbonnot (+40 others)
unpublished
Successful deployment of communication mechanisms guarantees a decent network stability and offers a reasonable control on the quality of service expected by the end users.  ...  Reliability assurance and guaranteed quality of services require particular mechanisms that deal with dynamics of system and network changes, as well as with changes in user profiles.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported partially by the EC in the context of the ALICANTE project (FP7-ICT-248652) and partially by the project POSDRU/89/1.5/S/62557.  ... 
fatcat:e6dpap3vxrgtrm5g6jkt22lp6a

LTE-Advanced and the evolution to Beyond 4G (B4G) systems

Ian F. Akyildiz, David M. Gutierrez-Estevez, Ravikumar Balakrishnan, Elias Chavarria-Reyes
2014 Physical Communication  
the development and specification of LTE-Advanced.  ...  With commercial deployments of Release 8 (Rel-8) Long Term Evolution (LTE) already being carried out worldwide, a significant effort is being put forth by the research and standardization communities on  ...  Krier for his contribution to the initial draft of this paper. This work has been partly supported by Fundacion Caja Madrid and SENACYT.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.phycom.2013.11.009 fatcat:56kildxgq5c6rogh66jiyvbpte

Fixed and mobile innovation through user representation: Two case studies

Robert Morsillo, Bert Ciavarra, Craig Newton, Joe Raimondo
2010 Telecommunications Journal of Australia  
The authors acknowledge support and assistance from a wide network of people, in the community and in the companies, who contributed to the success of these products.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and not necessarily those of any of the companies mentioned.  ...  Unfortunately, there does not appear to have been a thorough analysis of household expenditure on ICT in Australia in recent years.  ... 
doi:10.2104/tja10010 fatcat:kienooa7e5de7ff5cvmxapfad4
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