Forward-link throughput optimization for wireless cellular packet data networks
Keywords:GSM/GPRS coding, Payload, SINR, Payload length, Optimization
An attempt has been made in this paper to access the control layer of the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) network base station (BS), using throughput optimization. We focus on the effect of packet transmissions on the throughput of forwardlink (downlink) power balancing, with specific interest on the relative throughput of the four GPRS coding schemes for a realistic GPRS network operating in Nigeria. We derive a model capable of improving the channel quality and simulate the throughput and choice of optimum coding scheme over diverse packet sizes using the MATrix LABoratory toolkit. Simulation results show that the existing system requires effective network optimization to improve the system’s throughput performance.
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