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Optimal radio resource management using hybrid handoffs in cellular networks
Author(s): Huan Chen; C.-C. Jay Kuo
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Paper Abstract

The optimal radio resource management (RRM) design is formulated as a Semi-Markov Decision Process optimization problem in this research. The stationary optimal call admission control policy, which adopts a hybrid handoff scheme, is determined by solving a set of linear programming equations under users' QoS constraints. The call admission control policy can choose actions of hard- or soft-handoff or simply rejecting the request, depending on the traffic conditions and QoS metrics. The performance is analyzed via simulation and compared with those of the non-controlled scheme and the fixed RRM scheme. Simulations are conducted by OPNET to study the performance under different traffic conditions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4868, Scalability and Traffic Control in IP Networks II, (8 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475261
Show Author Affiliations
Huan Chen, Univ. of Southern California (United States)
C.-C. Jay Kuo, Univ. of Southern California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4868:
Scalability and Traffic Control in IP Networks II
Victor Firoiu; Zhi-Li Zhang, Editor(s)

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