On the vertical handoff decision for wireless overlay networks

  title={On the vertical handoff decision for wireless overlay networks},
  author={Fatma Tansu and Muhammed Salamah},
  journal={2006 International Symposium on Computer Networks},
The evolution of mobile multimedia services outlines a trend towards the coexistence of wireless overlay networks. These networks have overlaid coverage areas and are composed of a hierarchical structure ranging from in-room to in-building, campus, metropolitan, and wide-areas. For these networks to work as a seamless inter-working, optimal mobility management has to be implemented. Beside the traditional horizontal handoffs between cells of the same network, vertical handoffs between different… CONTINUE READING
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