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An efficient link aware route selection algorithm for WiMAX mobile multi-hop relay networks

Satiman, Nurulashikin and Fisal, Norsheila and Mohd. Imam Ma'arof, Nurul Nazirah and Ahmad Zamani, Anis Izzati and Syed Yusof, Sharifah Kamilah and Abbas, M. (2011) An efficient link aware route selection algorithm for WiMAX mobile multi-hop relay networks. International Journal of Computer Applications, 27 (2). pp. 48-53. ISSN 09758887

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Abstract

Multi-hop relay technology is designed to provide capacity enhancement and coverage extension for wireless broadband access system such as WiMAX and LTE-Advanced. However, overall system performances worsen as the number of hop increases. For this reason, resource control function specifically route selection problem should be tackled precisely so that better system performance can be achieved. Route selection or routing is a process to identify the best route to deliver information from source to destination by considering the constraints of available radio resource of the route. In this paper, we proposed a new route selection scheme named as Link Aware Route Selection Scheme (LARSS) for WiMAX Mobile Multi-hop Relay Networks aiming at maximizing network throughput and minimizing end-to-end delay. The proposed scheme exploits link quality and hop count as route metric. We conducted simulation study to evaluate the performance of the proposed scheme. Through the simulation, our proposed scheme outperformed the existing scheme in term of throughput and end-to-end delay.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:route selection, multi-hop relay, WiMAX, link quality, cross layer
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:3560
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:11 Jun 2007 07:53
Last Modified:10 Jul 2014 05:02

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