Mobile Lightweight Wireless Systems. Second International ICST Conference, MOBILIGHT 2010, Barcelona, Spain, May 10-12, 2010, Revised Selected Papers

Research Article

Experimental System Level Platform for B3G Scenarios

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-642-16644-0_6,
        author={V. Monteiro and J. Bastos and O. Cabral and F. Velez and J. Rodriguez},
        title={Experimental System Level Platform for B3G Scenarios},
        proceedings={Mobile Lightweight Wireless Systems. Second International ICST Conference, MOBILIGHT 2010, Barcelona, Spain, May 10-12, 2010, Revised Selected Papers},
        proceedings_a={MOBILIGHT},
        year={2012},
        month={10},
        keywords={Cross-system simulation multi-RAT beyond 3G},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-642-16644-0_6}
    }
    
  • V. Monteiro
    J. Bastos
    O. Cabral
    F. Velez
    J. Rodriguez
    Year: 2012
    Experimental System Level Platform for B3G Scenarios
    MOBILIGHT
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-16644-0_6
V. Monteiro1,*, J. Bastos1,*, O. Cabral2,*, F. Velez2,*, J. Rodriguez1,*
  • 1: University of Aveiro
  • 2: Universidade da Beira Interior
*Contact email: vmonteiro@av.it.pt, jbastos@av.it.pt, orlandoc@ubi.pt, fjv@ubi.pt, jonathan@av.it.pt

Abstract

This paper provides a complete specification of the packet based cellular wireless system level simulator that addresses a beyond 3G scenario involving heterogeneous wireless systems interconnected via an IP backbone network. Important aspects as the Link layer design (including the MAC layer) are specified, as well as the C++ object oriented simulation architecture. Since the IP level and the physical layer aspects should be avoided, interfaces representing these layers are proposed for different type of radio access systems. The concept is showcased by a multi-RAT system composed of HSDPA and a Wi-Fi system using load balancing techniques.