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Vertical Handover Between Wireless Standards


The dynamics of handover between two coexisting wireless standards and the consequent exploitation of the offered diversity by the use of multi-standard terminals has been dis- cussed. The potential capacity benefits of mobile-initiated vertical handovers are substantial. However, it is important to choose the correct VHO criteria in order to achieve optimum load balancing and equilibrium states (global and social). Two fast-handover schemes are presented, which exhibit fast convergence to the socially optimal states by allowing a subset of the necessary VHOs among the AIs. In all cases the scheme with replicator dynamics, had the best performance at the cost of an increased vertical handover rate.
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hal-01382310 , version 1 (16-10-2016)


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Nikos Dimitriou, Panayotis Mertikopoulos, Aris L. Moustakas. Vertical Handover Between Wireless Standards. ICC '08: Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2008, Unknown, Unknown Region. ⟨hal-01382310⟩
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