Vertical Handoff Decision Algorithm for UMTS-WLAN

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dc.contributor.author Gyekye, Yaw en_US
dc.contributor.author Agbinya, Johnson en_US
dc.contributor.editor NA en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-09T05:37:16Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-09T05:37:16Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2006010820 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Gyekye Yaw and Agbinya Johnson 2007, 'Vertical Handoff Decision Algorithm for UMTS-WLAN', IEEE CPS, New York, USA, pp. 37-42. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0-7695-2842-2 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/2921
dc.description.abstract The next generation of mobile/wireless communication systems is expected to include heterogeneous broadband wireless networks that will coexist and use a common IP core to offer a diverse range of high data rate multimedia services to end users with contemporary mobile devices that are equipped with multiple network interfaces since the networks have characteristics that complement each other. This requires the provision of seamless vertical handoff. This paper provides components of an adaptive multiple attribute vertical handoff decision algorithm that enables access network selection at a mobile node. A performance study using the integration of wireless wide area networks (WWANs) and wireless local area networks (WLANs) as an example shows that our proposed vertical handoff decision algorithm is able to determine when a handoff is required, and selects the best access network that is optimized to network conditions, quality of service requirements, user preferences, and service cost. en_US
dc.publisher IEEE CPS en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AUSWIRELESS.2007.87 en_US
dc.title Vertical Handoff Decision Algorithm for UMTS-WLAN en_US
dc.parent The Proceedings 2nd International Conference on Wireless Broadband and Ultra Wideband Communications, 2007. AusWireless 2007 en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation New York, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 37 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 42 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Computing and Communications en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference.location Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.for 090699 en_US
dc.personcode 0000028437 en_US
dc.personcode 030858 en_US
dc.percentage 60 en_US
dc.classification.name Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom International conference on Wireless Broadband and Ultra Wideband Communication en_US
dc.date.activity 20070827 en_US
dc.location.activity Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.staffid 030858 en_US


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