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The IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 30th Anniversary (LCN'05)l (2005)
Sydney, Australia
Nov. 15, 2005 to Nov. 17, 2005
ISSN: 0742-1303
ISBN: 0-7695-2421-4
pp: 599-607
J. Almhana , University of Moncton,Moncton ,NewBrunswick
V . Choulakian , University of Moncton,Moncton ,NewBrunswick
R. McGorman , Lodex International Consulting
ABSTRACT
<p>In this paper, we propose a Markov movement model for mobile terminals in wireless personal communication service networks and study the location registration problem. We formulate the location registration as a Markov decision process and prove that the optimal strategies have threshold structures.To avoid solving the Bellman dynamical programming equations, we propose a single sample path-based algorithm to tune thresholds of the strategies. Since the proposed algorithm uses only one sample path of the system, it can be implemented online.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Wireless personal communication service network, location registration, Markov decision process, online optimization.
CITATION

J. Almhana, V. .. Choulakian and R. McGorman, "A Mobile Terminal Location Tracking Model for Personal Communication Systems," The IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 30th Anniversary (LCN'05)l(LCN), Sydney, Australia, 2005, pp. 599-607.
doi:10.1109/LCN.2005.11
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