Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

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Edited By: Mohsen Guizani

Impact Factor: 0.922

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 50/82 (Telecommunications); 95/144 (Computer Science Information Systems); 163/257 (Engineering Electrical & Electronic)

Online ISSN: 1530-8677

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  1. A multi-anchoring approach in mobile IP networks

    You Wang, Jun Bi and Xiaoke Jiang

    Version of Record online: 27 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/wcm.2767

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    We argue that single-anchoring approaches for IP mobility have drawbacks when facing various mobility scenarios and offer a novel multi-anchoring approach that allows each mobile node to select an independent mobility anchor for each correspondent node. We show that our proposal gains more performance benefits with an acceptable additional cost by evaluation based on real network topologies. We also demonstrate how our proposal can be integrated into current Mobile IP networks.

  2. Game theory-based global optimization for inter-WBAN interference mitigation

    Tin-Yu Wu and Wen-Kai Liu

    Version of Record online: 26 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/wcm.2769

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    The WSN has a coverage problem with interference signals and influence system reliability during data transmission. Some biosignals are very important. The reduction of system reliability due to high latency or packet loss may result in significant loss of important data and can be life-threatening. For this reason, this study makes use of a cooperative non-zero-sum game model for controlling the transmit power of the system as well as reducing the obstructions between simultaneous transmissions and avoiding contention between messages.

  3. Receiver optimization on non-binary joint sparse graph for OFDM system

    Lei Wen, Tong Wang and Jing Lei

    Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/wcm.2758

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    A non-binary joint sparse graph is proposed to combine LDS-OFDM and non-binary low density parity check (LDPC) codes, namely non-binary joint sparse graph for OFDM (NJSG–OFDM). Syndrome nodes are added to the non-binary joint sparse graph; consequently, an optimized receiver for the NJSG–OFDM is proposed and analyzed by extrinsic information transfer (EXIT) chart. Simulation results show that the optimized receiver has advantages such as accelerating the convergence rate of the message passing, improving system performance and alleviating near-far effect.

  4. A k-means clustering-based security framework for mobile data mining

    Sghaier Guizani

    Version of Record online: 23 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/wcm.2762

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    The k-means clustering shown is finally performed on the resultant data set after the normalization process took place. The analysis is then done on the cluster formed, and data is shown to be organized in a certain pattern.

  5. Efficient handover measurement technique for small-cell networks using a virtual cell synchronization signal

    Rothna Pec, Chang Hwan Park and Yong Soo Cho

    Version of Record online: 20 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/wcm.2766

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    In this paper, a virtual cell synchronization signal that allows for an efficient handover in a virtual-cell network constructed using base stations with 3D beamforming is proposed. Using the signal metrics obtained by the virtual cell synchronization signal, an efficient handover measurement technique is proposed that can significantly reduce the processing time and overhead by distinguishing between the intra-cell/inter-cell handovers.