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Providing QoS support through schedulling in WiMAX systems

Noordin, Kamarul and Markarian, Garik (2011) Providing QoS support through schedulling in WiMAX systems. International Journal of the Physical Sciences, 6 (16). pp. 4070-4081.

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Abstract

The WiMAX system outlines support for quality of service (QoS) through several service classes differentiation. However, no specific scheduling has been defined to carry the task. In this paper, we propose a simple and standard-compliant scheduling algorithm for downlink and uplink connections. The proposed algorithm calculates and grants the needed resources in terms of slots based on the QoS requirements and the priority of the service classes. The simulation results show that the scheduling algorithm has fulfilled the QoS provisions of all service classes of WiMAX system in terms of delay and throughput requirements.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of the Physical Sciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: Scheduling ; quality of service ; WiMAX
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 59959
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 12 Nov 2012 09:38
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2012 09:38
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/59959

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