Skycore: Moving Core to the Edge For Untethered and Reliable UAV-Based LTE Networks

@article{Moradi2019SkycoreMC,
  title={Skycore: Moving Core to the Edge For Untethered and Reliable UAV-Based LTE Networks},
  author={Mehrdad Moradi and Karthikeyan Sundaresan and Eugene Chai and Sampath Rangarajan and Zhuoqing Morley Mao},
  journal={GetMobile Mob. Comput. Commun.},
  year={2019},
  volume={23},
  pages={24-29}
}
Deploying LTE networks on modern UAVs requires a redesign of the key components of the LTE architecture. [] Key Method SkyCore incorporates elements that are designed to address the unique challenges facing such a distributed design in the UAV environment, namely the resource-constrained nature of UAV platforms, and the distributed management of UAV and user mobility. We build and deploy a fully functional SkyCore system on a multi-UAV LTE network and showcase its (i) ability to interoperate with commercial…

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