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Title: QoS-aware load-balancing algorithm for heterogeneous wireless networks
Authors: Ma, Mao-de
Ma, Ying-hong
Dong, Xu
Yi, Ke-chu
Jiao, Yi
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering::Wireless communication systems
Issue Date: 2013
Source: Jiao, Y., Yi, K., Ma, M., Ma, Y., & Dong, X. (2013). QoS-aware load-balancing algorithm for heterogeneous wireless networks. Journal of Jilin University (Engineering and Technology Edition), 43(3), 794-800.
Series/Report no.: Journal of Jilin University (Engineering and Technology Edition)
Abstract: For efficient network resources dispatching in heterogeneous wireless network scenarios, a Quality of Service (QoS) aware load-balancing algorithm was proposed. Based on the characteristics of different wireless services, the algorithm defines a utility function for each terminal to represent its QoS experience and a utility function for each Radio Access Network (RAN) to represent its load level. The definitions apply to all heterogeneous RANs. The algorithm conducts an iterative load-balancing procedure, where it always tries to handover a terminal, which is with low QoS utility and resource utilization served by the busiest RAN, to another RAN, which has the lightest load among the RANs. This RAN with the lightest load is capable of increasing the terminal's QoS utility, until network load balance is reached. Such a procedure can help to realize better wireless resource deployment and ensure terminal QoS. Simulation results show that the proposed algorithm can effectively increase the throughput, reduce the time-delay and packet loss rate of the network.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/106214
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/26346
ISSN: 1671-5497
Rights: © 2013 Editorial office of Jilin Daxue Xuebao (Gongxueban). This paper was published in Journal of Jilin University (Engineering and Technology Edition) and is made available as an electronic reprint (preprint) with permission of the editorial office of Jilin Daxue Xuebao (Gongxueban). The published version is available at: [http://xuebao.jlu.edu.cn/gxb/CN/abstract/abstract11899.shtml]. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
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