Group vertical handoff management in heterogeneous networks

  title={Group vertical handoff management in heterogeneous networks},
  author={Abdellaziz Walid and Abdellatif Kobbane and Abdelfettah Mabrouk and Essaid Sabir and Tarik Taleb and Mohammed Elkoutbi},
  journal={Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing},
Traditional vertical handover schemes postulate that vertical handovers (VHOs) of users come on an individual basis. This enables users to know previously the decision already made by other users, and then the choice will be accordingly made. However, in case of group mobility, almost all VHO decisions of all users, in a given group (e.g., passengers on board a bus or a train equipped with smart phones or laptops), will be made at the same time. This concept is called group vertical handover… CONTINUE READING


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