SMMT - Scalable Mobility Modeling Tool

DR Basgeet, J Irvine, ATD Munro, P Dugenie, D Kaleshi

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In this paper, we present a novel mobility model, called the Scalable Mobility Modeling Tool (SMMT), which is based around a scaleable algorithmic mobility model that can be applied to a large number of possible horizontal environments, from wide area networks (WAN) to local area networks (LAN), to analyze the issues related to mobility management and radio resource management. The SMMT introduces the new concept of poles of gravity (PG) to characterize the spatial and temporal behavior of mobile users in a scaleable way. This technique has been applied to a cellular communications system superimposed on different geographical frameworks consisting of the City Area Model and City Center of Bristol, UK, to investigate the performance issues related to location and paging area and teletraffic issues respectively.
Translated title of the contributionSMMT - Scalable Mobility Modeling Tool
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE 56th Vehicular Technology Conference, 2002 (VTC 2002-Fall), Vancouver
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages102 - 106
ISBN (Print)0780374673
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2002
EventVehicular Technology Conference 2002 (VTC 2002-Fall) - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 1 Sep 2002 → …

Publication series

ISSN (Print)10903038


ConferenceVehicular Technology Conference 2002 (VTC 2002-Fall)
Period1/09/02 → …

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: This work is part of the Core 2 Research Programme of the Virtual Centre of Excellence in Mobile & Personal Communications, Mobile VCE

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  • mobility model
  • location and paging areas
  • teletraffic models


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