Fast Soft Handoff Support and Diffserv Resource Allocation in Wireless Mobile Internet

  • Cheng Yu
  • Liu Xin
  • Zhuang Weihua
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Abstract

Provision of various real-time multimedia services to mobile users is the main objective of the next-generation wireless networks, which will implement Internet Protocol (IP) in the network layer and can interwork with the Internet backbone seamlessly [9, 28]. On the radio interface, the wideband code-division multiple access (CDMA) techniques are used, aiming to provide mobile users a reliable, high-speed, wireless Internet connection. The establishment of such wireless mobile Internet is technically very challenging. Two major tasks are the support of fast soft handoff and the provision of quality-of-service (QoS) guarantee over IP-based wireless access networks.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheng Yu
    • 1
  • Liu Xin
    • 1
  • Zhuang Weihua
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Wireless CommunicationsUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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