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, Volume 100, Issue 2, pp 641–652 | Cite as

Dynamic Pathloss Model for Place and Time Itinerant Networks

  • Ambuj Kumar
  • Albena D. Mihovska
  • Ramjee Prasad


Future mobile communication networks are expected to be more intelligent and proactive based on new capabilities that increase agility and performance. However, for any successful mobile network service, the dexterity in network deployment is a key factor. The efficiency of the network planning depends on how congruent the chosen path loss model and real propagation are. Various path loss models have been developed that predict the signal propagation in various morphological and climatic environments; however they consider only those physical parameters of the network environment that are essentially static. Therefore, once the signal level drops beyond the predicted values due to any variance in the environmental conditions, very crowded areas may not be catered well enough by the deployed network that had been designed with the static path loss model. This paper proposes an approach that incorporates the environmental dynamics factor in the propagation model for intelligent and proactively iterative networks.


Dynamic path loss model Friis path loss model Okumura–Hata model COST 231 Hata model Intelligent networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ambuj Kumar
    • 1
  • Albena D. Mihovska
    • 1
  • Ramjee Prasad
    • 1
  1. 1.CTIF Global Capsule (CGC), Department of Business Development and Technology, School of Business and Social SciencesAarhus UniversityHerningDenmark

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