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

A review of VHD approaches in next generation wireless 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)
Yussuf, A.A. ; Commun. Syst. & Networks Res. Lab., Univ. Teknol. Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Japan ; Hassan, W.H. ; Issa, S.

One of the most desirable features of next generation wireless networks is the ability to move seamlessly over different access networks regardless of the underlying infrastructure. Handovers between dissimilar networks may be facilitated by the use of an efficient vertical handover algorithm. This paper explores ongoing research on the development of vertical handover decision methods and their effectiveness. Our preliminary findings indicate that simple algorithms based on RSS values may facilitate vertical handovers with small delays but generally at a lower rate of throughput. Complex algorithms provide significant improvements in throughput but at a cost of higher delays. As such, there is a need for continued research to develop well-optimized algorithms that are able to yield high throughput while minimizing delays and lowering signaling cost especially in coping with the demands of real-time applications in next generation wireless networks.

Published in:

Digital Information and Communication Technology and it's Applications (DICTAP), 2012 Second International Conference on

Date of Conference:

16-18 May 2012

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.