Minimizing Excessive Handover Using Optimized Cuckoo Algorithm in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

  • Salavadi Ananda KumarEmail author
  • K. E. Sreenivasa Murthy
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 381)


In this paper we worked out to find the best solution for the two constraints in heterogeneous wireless environments: finding the best available network in a reasonable amount of time with optimized parameter values (such as cost of network should be minimum) and try to minimize the number of handovers, when mobile node is moving by overlapping of different wireless networks provided by different network providers. Here the decision problem is formulated as multiple objective optimization problems and simulated using cuckoo optimizing algorithm. In this paper our simulation result shows that the number of handovers can be minimized if we take optimized network parameter values.


Vertical Handoff Cuckoo algorithm Number of handovers Heterogeneous network Best network Parameter optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salavadi Ananda Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • K. E. Sreenivasa Murthy
    • 2
  1. 1.Jawaharlal Nehru Technological UniversityHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Adishankara College of Engineering and TechnologyNelloreIndia

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