Experimental Development and Evaluation of IEEE 802.21 MIH for Enterprise WiMAX/WLAN Environments

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 214)


IEEE 802.11 WLAN is being considered to handle rapidly growing mobile data requirements. IEEE 802.11 WLAN providing faster data rates than cellular, but mobility is not considered. In this paper, I propose that based on received from Around AP network information, selects candidate access AP networks and make-before-break handover WiMAX. Proposed scheme was evaluated in real environment which consists of WLAN Aps, Mobile WiMAX, and the performance of TCP throughput by moving devices to over time. The average TCP throughput of the proposed measures is 6.49 Mbps, and it showed approximate 40 % improvement by comparing conventional measures TCP throughput 9.04 Mbps.





This research was supported by Next-Generation Information Computing Development Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2011-0020517).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Engineering, Electronic Information CollegeKyunghee UniversityGiheung-guSouth Korea

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