QoE – Based Scheduling in WiMAX Networks

Kalypso Magklara, Aggeliki Sgora, Dimitrios D. Vergados, Dimitris J. Vergados

Abstract

Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) networks provide wireless broadband internet access, interoperability, while decrease the entrance barrier in mobile communications sector, and offer services comparable to those of the emerging 4G technology. Τhe standard 802.16, upon which WiMAX networks are based, has not designated any particular scheduling algorithm, allowing each provider to develop its own. However, existing scheduling algorithms take into account the Quality of Service (QoS), fairness and other parameters, but do not provide Quality of Experience (QoE). For this reason, in this paper two different approaches are proposed in order to provide QoE, especially for the rtPS WiMAX service. Simulation results show that by applying different policies the QoE provided to the WiMAX users is improved.

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in Harvard Style

Magklara K., Sgora A., Vergados D. and Vergados D. (2012). QoE – Based Scheduling in WiMAX Networks . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-25-9, pages 369-373. DOI: 10.5220/0004162103690373


in Bibtex Style

@conference{winsys12,
author={Kalypso Magklara and Aggeliki Sgora and Dimitrios D. Vergados and Dimitris J. Vergados},
title={QoE – Based Scheduling in WiMAX Networks},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={369-373},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004162103690373},
isbn={978-989-8565-25-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2012)
TI - QoE – Based Scheduling in WiMAX Networks
SN - 978-989-8565-25-9
AU - Magklara K.
AU - Sgora A.
AU - Vergados D.
AU - Vergados D.
PY - 2012
SP - 369
EP - 373
DO - 10.5220/0004162103690373