Modeling Priority Traffic and Hot Spots in Wireless PCS Systems

  • Maria Luisa Merani
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 366)


In this paper we investigate a possible technique for handling the reverse link (mobile-to-base) traffic inside the cell of a wireless PCS system, assigning different priority classes to new calls and hand-offs. For the corresponding queueing scheme we demonstrate how we can achieve the complete steady-state solution, exploiting a matrix analytic technique. Further and more importantly, through this approach we show how to efficiently model system behavior when critical traffic conditions — hot spots — are present in the mobile radio network, consequently determining the traffic quantities which directly affect transmission design. Lastly, we face the issue of tying the design of a CDMA transmission system to traffic constraints: to this regard we demonstrate how traffic parameters influence this system performance both in ordinary — and in critical — traffic conditions.


Outage Probability Traffic Condition State Diagram Priority Class CDMA System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Luisa Merani
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze dell’IngegneriaUniversity of ModenaItaly

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