A QoS framework for heterogeneous networking

Aiash, Mahdi and Mapp, Glenford E. and Lasebae, Aboubaker and Augusto, Mario and Vanni, Renata M. P. and Moreira, Edson (2011) A QoS framework for heterogeneous networking. In: Internation Conference on Wireless networks 2011 (ICWN'11), 6th - 8th July 2011, London.

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Abstract

In order for next generation networks to support effective handover procedures, there is a need for defining QoS signaling mechanisms that guarantee the provision of point- to- point as well as network level QoS. This paper proposes a QoS signaling mechanism to be implemented by the Y-Comm architecture as a potential 4G framework. The proposed mechanism requires certain level of cooperation among network elements; therefore, it proposes some functional modules/ interfaces to be run on different network entities. As showed in the paper, the proposed mechanism could be implemented in different scenarios such as initial registration and connection, and also in the case of handover.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas:School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
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