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dc.contributor.authorLiu, Len
dc.contributor.authorSun, Len
dc.contributor.authorIfeachor, ECen
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-15T09:43:18Z
dc.date.available2018-10-15T09:43:18Z
dc.date.issued2016-11-30en
dc.identifier.isbn9781509007240en
dc.identifier.issn2161-9646en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10026.1/12535
dc.description.abstract

© 2016 IEEE. With advances in wireless technology and the increase in popularity of mobile devices, more and more people now rely on mobile devices for multimedia services (such as video streaming and video calls). A mobile device can be connected and roamed to different networks in heterogeneous wireless networks. The Media Independent Handover (MIH) framework is designed by the IEEE 802.21 group to support seamless vertical handover between different networks. However, how to select an appropriate network from available ones and when to execute the handover remain the key challenges in MIH. This paper proposes a user-centric QoE-driven vertical handover (VHO) framework, based on MIH, which aims to maintain acceptable QoE of different mobile application services and to select an appropriate network based on users' preferences (e.g. on cost). Further a user-centric QoE-driven algorithm is implemented in the proposed framework. Its performance is evaluated and compared with two other VHO algorithms based on Network Simulator 2 (NS2) for video streaming services over heterogeneous networks. The preliminary results show that the proposed algorithm can maintain better QoE and at the same time, take into account user's preference on cost when compared with the other two algorithms.

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dc.language.isoenen
dc.titleUser-centric QoE-driven vertical handover framework in heterogeneous wireless networksen
dc.typeConference Contribution
plymouth.journalInternational Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communicationsen
dc.identifier.doi10.1109/WiMOB.2016.7763262en
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business/School of Art, Design and Architecture
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Science and Engineering
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Science and Engineering/School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/REF 2021 Researchers by UoA
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/REF 2021 Researchers by UoA/UoA11 Computer Science and Informatics
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/REF 2021 Researchers by UoA/UoA12 Engineering
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Users by role
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Users by role/Academics
dcterms.dateAccepted2016-08-01en
dc.identifier.eissn2161-9654en
dc.rights.embargoperiodNot knownen
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1109/WiMOB.2016.7763262en
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://www.rioxx.net/licenses/all-rights-reserveden
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2016-11-30en
rioxxterms.typeConference Paper/Proceeding/Abstracten


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