Research on Handover Algorithm for LEO Satellite Network

  • Ye XiaoGuo
  • Wang RuChuan
  • Sun LiJuan
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 145)


Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite networks are playing an important role in current global mobile communications. An optimized handover scheme can greatly improve performance in respect of end-to-end communication delay and link bandwidth utilization of LEO satellite networks. Various handover schemes in LEO satellite networks are researched in this paper. Ground-satellite link handover and recomputing routes problem is analyzed in detail. Then, a link handover algorithm for LEO satellite mobile communication network is proposed. Simulation results show that the satellite link handover algorithm proposed has less end-to-end delay, and is more stable and customizable.


Satellite Network Handover Scheme Dynamic Channel Allocation Handover Management Handover Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of ComputerNanjing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsNanjingChina
  2. 2.Jiangsu High Technology Research Key Laboratory for Wireless Sensor NetworksNanjingChina
  3. 3.Key Lab of Broadband Wireless Communication and Sensor Network Technology(Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications), Ministry of Education Jiangsu ProvinceNanjingChina

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