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Survey of Scenarios for Measurement of Reliable Wireless Communication in 5G

  • Matthias HerlichEmail author
  • Thomas Pfeiffenberger
  • Jia Lei Du
  • Peter Dorfinger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11094)

Abstract

In the future many parts of our lives will increasingly depend on wireless communication. Therefore, wireless communication should be reliable. Different scenarios need different methods to measure the reliability (e.g., active and passive). In this paper, we survey scenarios in which reliable communication is important and select two scenarios which are suited to measure the reliability of the wireless networks.

Based on literature search and interviews with experts in the field we determined two scenarios which demand a wide range of measurement methods: (1) vehicles transmitting collision warnings at intersections and (2) wireless emergency-stop buttons in factories. Both scenarios need wireless communication, but are so different they need different methods to measure the reliability of the wireless system.

Because the selected scenarios have different properties, the methods that can measure the reliability in these scenarios, will also be able to measure the reliability in many other scenarios. To be able to compare methods to measure reliability of wireless networks, researchers should focus on the same scenarios. We propose to use the scenarios described in this paper.

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Acknowledgment

This research is partly funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) and the Austrian state Salzburg.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Herlich
    • 1
    Email author
  • Thomas Pfeiffenberger
    • 1
  • Jia Lei Du
    • 1
  • Peter Dorfinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Salzburg ResearchSalzburgAustria

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