On the performance of a hybrid wireless network for emergency communications in disaster areas

Nam Nguyen Hoang, Koichi Gyoda, Kazunori Okada, Osamu Takizawa

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Fast deployment of an emergency wireless communication system is essential to provide communication services to survivors and rescue teams in the event of a disaster because the telecommunication infrastructure might be damaged. We present and discuss a hybrid system model of wireless data networks for emergency communications in disaster areas. Because wireless resources are limited, efficient resource management mechanisms are needed to enhance system performance and provide users with QoS. We created a novel resource management scheme for hybrid wireless networks that provides not only high quantity simultaneous connections but also the minimum required throughput. This scheme enables selected powerful end users to operate as temporary relay hosts (TRHs), enabling system resources to be utilized efficiently. The scheme combines network-controlled handover, resource allocation, and admission control and takes advantage of adaptive transmission rates and a multi-hop/relay communication mode. The results obtained by a computer simulation show that using our resource management scheme can reduce the connection blocking probability, i.e., increase the number of simultaneous connections.

本文言語English
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2007 12月 1
外部発表はい
イベント3rd International Conference on Networking and Services, ICNS 2007 - Athens, Greece
継続期間: 2007 6月 192007 6月 25

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Networking and Services, ICNS 2007
国/地域Greece
CityAthens
Period07/6/1907/6/25

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • コンピュータ ネットワークおよび通信
  • 電子工学および電気工学
  • 通信

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