Admission control and buffer management of wireless communication systems with mobile stations and integrated voice and data services

Gemikonakli E., Ever E., Mapp G., Gemikonakli O.

TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, vol.65, no.4, pp.663-675, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11235-016-0259-y
  • Page Numbers: pp.663-675
  • Keywords: Wireless communication systems, Integration of voice and data traffic, Queueing analysis, Quality of service, PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS, PRIORITY, CAPACITY, NETWORK, QOS


This study presents models for management of voice and data traffic and new algorithms, which use call admission control as well as buffer management to optimise the performance of single channel systems such as wireless local area networks in the presence of mobile stations. Unlike existing studies, the new approach queues incoming voice packets as well as data packets, and uses a new pre-emption algorithm in order to keep the response time of voice requests at certain levels while the blocking of data requests is minimised. A new performance metric is introduced to provide uncorrelated handling of integrated services. Queueing related issues such as overall queue capacity, individual capacities for voice and data requests, the probability of blocking, and effects of waiting time on overall quality of service are considered in detail. Analytical models are presented and the results obtained from the analytical models were validated using discrete event simulations.