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An analysis of delay of small IP packets in cellular data networks

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3 Author(s)
Graja, H. ; Sch. of Electron. Eng., Dublin City Univ., Ireland ; Perry, P. ; Murphy, J.

The delay characteristics of small IP packets in cellular data networks is investigated through the analysis of the SR-ARQ mechanism. The delay of the radio link controller is taken as the primary delay in the radio access network and all core networking delays are neglected. Results indicate that the average delay may be a misleading measure of system performance for conversational traffic such as voice over IP packets.

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3G Mobile Communication Technologies, 2004. 3G 2004. Fifth IEE International Conference on

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2004