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The ubiquitous access to wired and wireless networks is making information access possible from anywhere, anytime, and any device. Today, end-users are also highly mobile, often equipped with a range of portable devices, and they expect service availability when they require it. In addition, they do not want to be burdened by complex configurations before(More)
One of the limitations of wireless sensor nodes is their inherent limited energy resource. Besides maximizing the lifetime of the sensor node, it is preferable to distribute the energy dissipated throughout the wireless sensor network in order to minimize maintenance and maximize overall system performance. Any communication protocol that involves(More)
—The 4G standard Long Term Evolution (LTE) has been developed for high-bandwidth mobile access for today's data-heavy applications, consequently, a better experience for the end user. To extend the user equipment battery lifetime, plus further support various services and large amount of data transmissions, the 3GPP standards for LTE/LTE-Advanced has(More)
—In this work, we present an adaptive unequal loss protection (ULP) scheme for H264/AVC video transmission over lossy networks. This scheme combines erasure coding, H.264/AVC error resilience techniques and importance measures in video coding. The unequal importance of the video packets is identified in the group of pictures (GOP) and the H.264/AVC data(More)
(TTI) is related to the size of the data block passed from the higher networks layers to the radio link layer, the DRX scheduler should vary the resource allocation of each user basis on TTI. In this paper, we have evaluated the influences of the TTI sizes as well as the effects of LTE DRX Light and Deep Sleep mode on power consumption for Voice and Web(More)
One of the limitations of wireless sensor nodes is their inherent limited energy resource. Besides maximizing the lifetime of the sensor node, it is preferable to distribute the energy dissipated throughout the wireless sensor network in order to minimize maintenance and maximize overall system performance. Any communication protocol that involves(More)
—Single carrier frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) has been adopted as the standard multiple access scheme for 3GPP LTE uplink. In comparison to orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), the subcarriers assigned to each user are required to be consecutive in SC-FDMA localized scheme, which imposes more difficulties on resource(More)