Enhanced Availability Rate and Load Balance in Emerging Heterogeneous Wireless Network Using Proactive Group Vertical Handover Algorithm

Future Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) will foster interoperability to achieve seamless multimedia services. To exploit the ubiquitous diversity across HetNet, Mobile Nodes (MNs) will prefer to perform Vertical Hand-Over (VHO) for better guaranteed Quality of Experience (QoE) and optimal resource utilization. To perform VHO, the radio frequency part of the emerging wireless standards needs to accurately estimate the channel for network selection. Further in HetNet, MNs may perform VHO in group (in bus/ train) where HetNet utility increases abruptly due to simultaneous VHO requests and severely degrades the HetNet performance. Therefore, paper proposes a proactive group VHO model, whose network discovery is based on Error Vector Magnitude (EVM) measurement which can be mobile or network controlled for optimal network selection (new attachment node).

Provided by: National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Topic: Mobility Date Added: Feb 2013 Format: PDF

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