Van Minh Nguyen

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—Small cell network is designed to provide mobile services to hot spots by deploying a large number of small access points (APs). As traditional network deployment requires costly AP location acquisition, cost-effective network deployment is necessary for small cell networks. We investigate this question by studying the network performance in terms of(More)
—In a wireless network composed of randomly scattered nodes, the characterization of the distribution of the best signal quality received from a group of nodes is of primary importance for many network design problems. In this paper, using shot noise models for the interference field, we develop a framework for analyzing this distribution. We first identify(More)
—The quickly increasing data traffic and the user demand for a full coverage of mobile services anywhere and anytime are leading mobile networking into a future of small cell networks. However, due to the high-density and randomness of small cell networks, there are several technical challenges. In this paper, we investigate two critical issues: best signal(More)
Handover measurement is responsible for finding a handover target and directly decides the performance of mobility management. It is governed by a complex combination of parameters dealing with multicell scenarios and system dynamics. A network design has to offer an appropriate handover measurement procedure in such a multiconstraint problem. This paper(More)
—This paper deals with handover measurement in mobile cellular networks. The work is dedicated to network modeling and performance evaluation. The exposition focuses on neighbor cell scanning and addresses its key probabilistic events: (i) suitable handover target found, (ii) service failure, and (iii) scan withdrawal under the interference-limited(More)
—By allowing neighboring nodes to effectively share their available resources, cooperative diversity-based protocols have shown improvements over the traditional routing and medium access control (MAC) protocols. In this work, we observe that while cooperative diversity-based protocols yield performance improvements in the presence of low-quality links,(More)
We study variants of Kleinberg's small-world model where we start with a k-dimensional grid and add a random directed edge from each node. The probability u s random edge is to v is proportional to d(u, v) −r where d(u, v) is the lattice distance and r is a parameter of the model. For a k-dimensional grid, we show that these graphs have poly-log expected(More)