Date Added: Apr 2011
In the future mobile network era and even now, the authors are faced with more diverse user and social needs for the network. These needs are changing the priorities of necessities on network and also making more practical evaluations indispensable. In general, people take a "Shortcut" route when they move from one location to another. However, this will not necessarily be true for future mobile users. A "Longcut" route might be highly preferable, depending on their applications that require long-lasting network connectivity or high data rate. Here, the longcut route is the optimal route for maximizing user's satisfaction, e.g., by considering tradeoffs between the gain in transmission performance and degradation in trip time.