Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Characterizing traffic generated with laptop computers and mobile handsets in GPRS/UMTS core networks

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Kitahara, T. ; Sch. of Sci. & Technol., Dept. of Commun. & Networking, Aalto Univ., Espoo, Finland ; Riikonen, A. ; Hämmäinen, H.

This paper presents a recent profile of IP data traffic in GPRS/UMTS core networks. The analysis in this paper is based on Layer 3 and 4 headers of packets which we measured in two commercial GPRS/UMTS networks at the end of 2008. We characterize traffic generated with Windows and Symbian devices which are regarded as major operating systems for laptops and mobile handsets in our datasets, respectively. Firstly, we describe the traffic characteristics by device types from the viewpoints of individual flows. After that, we introduce a notion of flow group which has a better capability to represent device-level usage than individual flows. In addition to presenting the differences of traffic characteristics between both device types, we also argue that the notion of flow group is beneficial for identifying operating systems of mobile devices and for alleviating uncertainties in the results of application identification according only to Layer 4 information.

Published in:

Local Computer Networks (LCN), 2010 IEEE 35th Conference on

Date of Conference:

10-14 Oct. 2010

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.