Roadmap for Establishing Interoperability of Heterogeneous Cellular Network Technologies -2-

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Abstract

The global project will focus on an eventual establishment of a holistic understanding of cellular communication, and proposing an ontological approach that expresses the domain’s concepts, classes, and properties in a formal and unambiguous way. However, this ongoing step is about making heterogeneous network technologies explicit and highlighting their commonalities and variabilities. It begins by studying three different cellular technologies, one from each generation (2G, 3G and 4G). After the analysis of Lte-advanced—a fourth generation technology—subject of the first paper [1], Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS) cellular network—a third generation technology—is the target of this current analysis. The final objective sought is to build Ontology capable of providing a common view of cellular network technologies.

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H. Neji and R. Bouallegue, "Roadmap for Establishing Interoperability of Heterogeneous Cellular Network Technologies -2-," Journal of Signal and Information Processing, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2012, pp. 402-411. doi: 10.4236/jsip.2012.33053.

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