Master of Science (MS)
Satellite Networks, 5G, mobility management, Handover, LEO (low Earth Orbit), NS3
As technology moves forward we find ourselves demanding faster and better quality internet. Towards that end, 5G was developed. While cell towers are already being built with 5G in mind, some of the built-in limitations of 5G mean that we may be seeing satellites with it in the near future. This development would require a drastic change in the current algorithms used for handovers. These algorithms fail to take into account the high relative velocity of the satellites and result in many unnecessary handovers which increases the likelihood of a dropped connection. This paper will propose and evaluate the effectiveness of our new algorithm to determine handovers between satellites.
Knight, Peter, "5G Mobility Management using Satellites in LEO (low earth orbit)" (2022). Master's Projects. 1204.
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