Energy-Efficient Vertical Handover Mechanism

SungHoon SEO  JooSeok SONG  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E92-B   No.9   pp.2964-2966
Publication Date: 2009/09/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E92.B.2964
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technologies
vertical handover,  energy efficiency,  WLAN,  cellular network,  

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For integrated WLAN/cellular networks, we propose an energy-efficient vertical handover mechanism that both improves the energy efficiency of the mobile nodes and reduces the WLAN frame overhead.