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A Comprehensive Resource Management Framework for Next Generation Wireless Networks
October-December 2002 (vol. 1 no. 4)
pp. 249-264

Abstract—In this paper, we propose an integrated resource management approach that can be implemented in next generation wireless networks that support multimedia services (data, voice, video, etc.). Specifically, we combine the use of position-assisted and mobility predictive advanced bandwidth reservation with a call admission control and bandwidth reconfiguration strategy to support flexible QoS management. We also introduce a mobile agent based framework that can be used to carry out the functions of geolocation and of the proposed resource management in wireless networks. A model is also developed to obtain the optimal location information update interval in order to minimize the total cost of the system operation. The comparison of the achievable performance results of our proposed scheme with the corresponding results of a conventional system that supports advanced bandwidth reservation only, as means of supporting the QoS requirements, demonstrate that our integrated scheme can alleviate the problem of overreservation, support seamless operation throughout the wireless network, and increase significantly the system capacity.

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Index Terms:
Wireless network, resource management, handoff, QoS, geolocation, mobile agent.
Citation:
Jian Ye, Jiongkuan Hou, Symeon Papavassiliou, "A Comprehensive Resource Management Framework for Next Generation Wireless Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 249-264, Oct.-Dec. 2002, doi:10.1109/TMC.2002.1175539
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