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Performance Analysis of Adaptive Radio Activation in Dual-Radio Aggregation System
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Performance Analysis of Adaptive Radio Activation in Dual-Radio Aggregation System
Mulya Saputra, Yuris; Yun, Ji-Hoon;
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Today`s smartphones and user devices are equipped with multiple radio interfaces increasingly. Aggregating theses multiple radio interfaces and using them concurrently will increase a user`s communication speed immediately, but at the expense of increased power consumption. In this paper, we develop a mathematical performance model of an adaptive radio activation scheme by which a radio interface is activated only when needed for performance increase and deactivated otherwise. The developed model shows that the adaptive scheme reduces delay significantly and almost halves power consumption below a certain level of traffic input.
Link aggregation;power saving;multi-link communication;wireless network;
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