MobiCacher: Mobility-aware content caching in small-cell networks

@article{Guan2014MobiCacherMC,
  title={MobiCacher: Mobility-aware content caching in small-cell networks},
  author={Yang Guan and Yao Xiao and Hao Feng and Chien-Chung Shen and Leonard J. Cimini},
  journal={2014 IEEE Global Communications Conference},
  year={2014},
  pages={4537-4542}
}
Small-cell networks have been proposed to meet the demand of ever growing mobile data traffic. One of the prominent challenges faced by small-cell networks is the lack of sufficient backhaul capacity to connect small-cell base stations (small-BSs) to the core network. We exploit the effective application layer semantics of both spatial and temporal locality to reduce the backhaul traffic. Specifically, we envision that small-BSs are equipped with storage facility to cache contents requested by… CONTINUE READING
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