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Notice of Violation of IEEE Publication Principles
"A Bandwidth Based Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Handoff in IEEE 802.16 and IEEE 802.11 Hybrid Networks"
by Jing Nie, Liaoyuan Zeng, Jiangchuan Wen
in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Convergence Information Technology, 2007 pp.24-29, 21 Nov. 2007
After careful and considered review of the content and authorship of this paper by a duly constituted expert committee, this paper has been found to be in violation of IEEE's Publication Principles.
This paper contains significant portions of original text from the paper cited below. The original text was copied without attribution (including appropriate references to the original author(s) and/or paper title) and without permission. The lead author, Jing Nie, was found to be solely responsible for the misconduct.
Due to the nature of this violation, reasonable effort should be made to remove all past references to this paper, and future references should be made to the following article:
"An Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Based Handoff Algorithm for Interworking Between WLANs and Mobile Networks"
by Amir Majlesi and Babak H. Khalaj
in the Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2002. vol.5, pp. 2446- 2451, 15 Sept. 2002
The future wireless Internet is expected to consist of different types of wireless networks with different coverage range. The hybrid network of WLAN and WMAN can take advantage of them to offer high quality service. In this paper, we propose a scheme to make handoff in IEEE 802.16 and IEEE 802.11 hybrid networks. The metric is the bandwidth of network level. The proposed algorithm is a bandwidth based adaptive fuzzy logic algorithm that can adapt itself with the dynamic conditions of the hybrid networks. It uses mobile host's speed and traffic in the WIAN as input fuzzy variables. This algorithm is designed to meet special requirements - of hybrid networks. The scheme can reduce the unnecessary handoff probability because of the signal strength temporary dropping down or the high speed of mobile host. This handoff algorithm has much better performance than conventional algorithms and can be extended to other heterogeneous networks.