Dimensioning of Wireless Links Sharing Voice and Data

  • Marcelo de Oliveira Marques
  • Ivanil Sebastião Bonatti
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3124)


An algorithm for wireless link dimensioning using an approximation technique that allows the decomposition of a two-dimensional Markov chain in two one-dimensional chains is presented. The algorithm was applied to GSM/GPRS links considering as service quality parameters, the voice blocking probability, the data blocking probability and the data waiting average time. The number of channels and the preemption threshold of voice channel over the data channel have been determined, illustrating the adequacy and efficiency of the considered algorithm.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcelo de Oliveira Marques
    • 1
  • Ivanil Sebastião Bonatti
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of TelecommunicationsSanta Rita do SapucaíBrazil
  2. 2.School of Electrical & Computer EngineeringUniversity of CampinasCampinasBrazil

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