A Dynamic Radio Channel Assignment Considering Data Packet Length and Channel Quality

Kuninori OOSAKI  Yoshihiko AKAIWA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E84-B   No.4   pp.836-841
Publication Date: 2001/04/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Mobile Multimedia Communications)
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Keyword: 
packet transmission,  PHS,  delay,  transfer speed,  

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Summary: 
We propose a dynamic assignment method of radio channels using their qualities and data packet sizes. In this method, a high quality channel is assigned for long packets and a low quality channel is assigned for short packets. Assuming a packet transfer method based on PHS (Personal Handy System) procedure, the transfer speed and delay characteristics are investigated by computer simulation and compared with conventional method (i.e. random assignment). Both the transfer speed characteristics and delay performance are improved under light traffic load.