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Relation of user mobility to soft handoff rate in cellular communication
Author(s): Yali Qin; Xibing Xu; Ming Zhao; Yan Yao
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Paper Abstract

Handoff rate is a fundamental index to evaluate the handoffperformance and as a result it afftcts the overall performance of cellular mobile communication system. Meanwhile, moving patterns of mobiles are critical to the handoff rate. In this paper the relation between user's mobility and system handoff rate is studied The analytic result shows the soft handoff rate increases with the mobile speed Furthermore, with a little simplijication of the analytical model, the handoffrate and the mobile speed display linear relation, which is confirmed by the simulation results. Based on it, the effect about combinations of users 'multiple velocities on the handoff rate is investigated. It turns out that the handoffrate ofa system with several user mobility patterns can be estimated with the handoff rates ofcorresponding single user mobility pattern systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4911, Wireless and Mobile Communications II, (22 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.480505
Show Author Affiliations
Yali Qin, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xibing Xu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Ming Zhao, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yan Yao, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4911:
Wireless and Mobile Communications II
Hequan Wu; Chih-Lin I; Jari Vaario, Editor(s)

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