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Low Cost Communication for High Speed Railway

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Abstract

The demand for wireless communication has widely increased in high-speed railway (HSR). The people demand high capacity and efficient communication independent of their location and speed. As the HSR provides more convenience to people, so the main attention is given to provide the reliable communication inside the train. It is the challenging task due to the high mobility of train and frequent need of handoff. To reduce the number of handoffs, the modified Hata model has been used in this paper. The performance of system is evaluated in terms of outage probability, coverage probability, transmission capacity and number of base stations. Results show improvement in coverage probability, transmission capacity and reduction in the outage probability and number of base stations. Hence, the cost of communication for high mobility vehicles can be reduced by decreasing the number of base stations.

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Munjal, M., Singh, N.P. Low Cost Communication for High Speed Railway. Wireless Pers Commun 111, 163–178 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-019-06850-9

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Keywords

  • Coverage probability
  • Outage probability
  • Hata model
  • High-speed railway (HSR)
  • Path loss