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A new architecture for improving location management in PCS networks

Haidar Safa and Samuel Pierre

Article (2005)

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Cite this document: Safa, H. & Pierre, S. (2005). A new architecture for improving location management in PCS networks. Journal of Computer Science, 1(2), p. 249-258. doi:10.3844/jcssp.2005.249.258
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This study proposes a new architecture for improving the location management in PCS networks. The proposed architecture employs several HLRs as opposed to one HLR in the IS-41 and GSM models. Indeed, the new architecture associates with each MU two types of HLRs ; a resident HLR that serves the location areas in which the MU often resides and a serving HLR that serves the MU when it is roaming outside its resident HLR covering area. All the possible location update and location search scenarios of the proposed architecture are discussed. This analysis shows that the performance of the proposed scheme varies according to the user moving patterns. Numerical results are promising and a significant cost reduction can be obtained with the new architecture.

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Subjects: 2500 Génie électrique et électronique > 2508 Réseaux de télécommunications
2700 Technologie de l'information > 2700 Technologie de l'information
Department: Département de génie informatique et génie logiciel
Research Center: Autre
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2020 15:32
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2021 10:43
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/5121/
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Journal Title: Journal of Computer Science (vol. 1, no. 2)
Publisher: Science Publications
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2005.249.258


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