Cost-efficient wireless mobile backhaul topologies: an analytical study

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dc.contributor.author Kuo, Fang- Chung
dc.contributor.author Zdarsky, Frank A.
dc.contributor.author Lessman, Johannes
dc.contributor.author Schmid, Stefan
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-06T09:43:50Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-06T09:43:50Z
dc.date.issued 2010-12-06
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation 2010 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM 2010), (December 6-10, 2010), 1-5
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4244-5637-6 (online)
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4244-5636-9 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1930-529X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/13676
dc.description Proceedings of: 2010 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM 2010), 6-10 December 2010, Miami, Florida, USA
dc.description.abstract Wireless communication technologies such as microwave radios are used to provide high-speed mobile backhaul connectivity for radio access networks in cases in which wirebased alternatives, e.g. cable or fiber, are not readily available and cannot be deployed in an economic or timely manner. Current mobile backhauls are predominantly deployed in tree or ring topologies, which simplify traffic management. Yet, with the increasing demand on backhaul capacity and the immense cost pressure on mobile backhaul solutions, meshed wireless mobile backhauls have been identified as a promising evolution. While traffic management in wireless mesh networks have been studied extensively in the literature, so far there is no quantitative analysis comparing the different topology options, i.e. mesh, ring and tree, regarding network performance and deployment cost. This paper fills this gap by studying the minimum cost problem of connecting a set of base station/gateway sites using different topologies while supporting both time- and space-varying traffic demands. Furthermore, we consider the additional constraint of resilience to single link failures. The evaluation results show that meshed wireless backhaul topologies are a cost-effective alternative to trees and rings, in particular in the face of spatial and temporal fluctuation of traffic demand and protection against link failures
dc.description.sponsorship European Community's Seventh Framework Program
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher IEEE
dc.rights © IEEE
dc.subject.other Mobile communications
dc.subject.other Wireless mesh networks
dc.subject.other Telecommunication network topology
dc.title Cost-efficient wireless mobile backhaul topologies: an analytical study
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2010.5683870
dc.subject.eciencia Telecomunicaciones
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/GLOCOM.2010.5683870
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/214994
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.relation.eventdate December 10, 2010
dc.relation.eventplace Miami, Florida
dc.relation.eventtitle 2010 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM 2010)
dc.relation.eventtype proceeding
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 5
dc.identifier.publicationtitle 2010 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM 2010)
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