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Analysis on the Weight with Traffic Type for the Vertical Handover of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

  • Xiaobin Li
  • Li LiuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1075)

Abstract

Since the weight will play a significant role on the performance of an algorithm of vertical handover of heterogeneous wireless networks, and there lacks the sufficient analysis, the selection of weight for different traffic type is addressed in this paper. The method of analytic hierarchy process (AHP) is adopted to obtain the weight, and the network selection is carried out by combining cost function, technique for order preference by similarity to an ideal solution (TOPSIS) and grey relational analysis (GRA). Four QoS decision attributes of delay, jitter, packet loss rate and bandwidth are considered on network selection. The scores of different networks are simulated for different traffic type under AHP weighting method. Simulation results show that the weight should vary with requirement of QoS for different traffic.

Keywords

Vertical handover Cost function Technique for order preference by similarity to an ideal solution (TOPSIS) Grey relational analysis (GRA) 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work is supported by Science and Technology Project of Shenzhen, China (Grant No. JCYJ20180305124255145), the authors thank to the organization.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Electron and Information EngineeringShenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina

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