Efficient Mobile Base Station Placement for First Responders in Public Safety Networks

  • Chen ShenEmail author
  • Mira Yun
  • Amrinder Arora
  • Hyeong-Ah Choi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 70)


We consider the problem of mobile base station placement to meet the critical communication requirements of first responders in an ad hoc public safety network. By considering the class of first responders and UE applications, we provide an efficient base station placement algorithm to maximize critical communication needs according to priority levels. We present simulation results that compare two proposed algorithms with each other and with a baseline algorithm. Our results show that the algorithm of weighted priority and GBR significantly improves connectivity and coverage parameters compared to others.


Mobile base station placement Ad hoc public safety networks 5G LTE 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chen Shen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mira Yun
    • 2
  • Amrinder Arora
    • 1
  • Hyeong-Ah Choi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceGeorge Washington UniversityWashington DCUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and NetworkingWentworth Institute of TechnologyBostonUSA

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