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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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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.

Subjects: 2500 Electrical and electronic engineering > 2508 Communications networks
2700 Information technology > 2700 Information technology
Department: Department of Computer Engineering and Software Engineering
Research Center: Other
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/5121/
Journal Title: Journal of Computer Science (vol. 1, no. 2)
Publisher: Science Publications
DOI: 10.3844/jcssp.2005.249.258
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2005.249.258
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2020 15:32
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2024 13:10
Cite in APA 7: Safa, H., & Pierre, S. (2005). A new architecture for improving location management in PCS networks. Journal of Computer Science, 1(2), 249-258. https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2005.249.258


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