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Adaptive Channel Scanning for IEEE 802.16e



Richard A. Rouil, Nada T. Golmie


In this article we propose an adaptive algorithm that determines the duration and frequency of channel scanning in order to facilitate the discovery of neighboring base stations and handovers across multiple IEEE 802.16 networks. The proposed algorithm supports application quality of service requirements and can be generalized to multiple mobile devices concurrently performing channel scanning. Performance results for select simulation scenarios are presented and discussed.
Proceedings Title
Military Communications Conference (MILCOM )2006
Conference Dates
October 23-25, 2006
Conference Location
Washington, DC
Conference Title


802.16, channel scanning, mobility, scheduling


Rouil, R. and Golmie, N. (2006), Adaptive Channel Scanning for IEEE 802.16e, Military Communications Conference (MILCOM )2006, Washington, DC (Accessed May 21, 2024)


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Created October 23, 2006, Updated January 27, 2020