A cross-layer approach for packet scheduling in reliable multicast data transmission over geostationary satellite networks
Sali, A, Acar, G and Evans, B (2007) A cross-layer approach for packet scheduling in reliable multicast data transmission over geostationary satellite networks 2007 IEEE 65TH VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-6. 1395 - 1399.
In this paper, we propose a channel-aware scheduling algorithm that exploits the reported Channel State Information (CSI) from all users in the multicast group for reliable transmission of multicast information over a geostationary satellite network. Reliability is guaranteed via a multicast transport protocol that retransmits lost segments to the multicast group. The proposed scheduling mechanism uses cross-layer CSI before making a decision whether or not a data segment is to be transmitted. As such, the algorithm avoids unfavourable channel conditions to reduce the forward link resources that would be wasted to retransmit lost segments. Scheduling delay and retransmission delay are found to be the elements of a trade-off, and simulations are conducted to attain optimal algorithm parameters to minimize session transfer delay in the face of L-band mobile channel conditions.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Science & Technology, Technology, Engineering, Electrical & Electronic, Remote Sensing, Telecommunications, Engineering, cross-layer design, channel-state-information, packet scheduling, geostationary satellite networks|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research|
|Depositing User:||Mr Adam Field|
|Date Deposited:||27 May 2010 14:42|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2013 18:34|
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