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Implementation of Semisoft Handover in Multicarrier Broadband Systems for Low and High Data Rates

S. Balaji, N.V. Suneel Kumar, R. Santhakumar, T. Velmurugan, Tauseef Ahmed Shaik


There are different approaches of handover in multi carrier based broadband systems to provide QoS over mobile communication networks, in particularly for multicarrier systems like OFDM and MC-CDMA. This paper presents a handover technique referred to as semisoft handover which overcomes the drawbacks of previous handover techniques. Here, performance measurements are conducted to evaluate the proposed handover technique in terms of outage probability at the cell boundary by considering loading ratio and data rates.


Quality of Service (QoS), Multicarrier, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM), Outage Probability, Semisoft Handover.

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