A three-tier SDN architecture for DenseNets

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Abstract

Traffic demand in terms of total traffic volume and bit rate of mobile users is expected to increase exponentially over the coming years. As a result, current cellular networks are rapidly reaching their capacity limitations. Rescaling existing networks and protocols will not solve the problem due to a number of reasons. Firstly, the cost of upgrading backhaul networks is very high. Secondly, the bottleneck is moving from the Radio Access Network (RAN) to the core network. Finally, difficulty of mobility management and operational cost are becoming very high. Therefore, a recent direction in research has been to deploy high dense heterogeneous networks called DenseNets. In this paper, a novel three-tiered Software Defined Networking (SDN) architecture is proposed to support heterogeneous DenseNets. SDN architecture with the proposed 3-tiers, identified as physical, control and management layers, is capable of tackling the aforementioned problems, as well as mitigating network bottlenecks, latency and interference.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015, 9th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS 2015 - Proceedings
EditorsBeata J. Wysocki, Tadeusz A. Wysocki
Place of PublicationNew York, USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages1-7
Number of pages7
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9781467381185
ISBN (Print)9781467381192
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event9th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems - Cairns, Cairns, Australia
Duration: 14 Dec 201516 Dec 2015
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Name2015, 9th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS 2015 - Proceedings

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Conference9th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems
Abbreviated titleICSPCS 2015
CountryAustralia
CityCairns
Period14/12/1516/12/15
OtherThe Conference will be a forum for presenting research results dealing with all aspects of protocols and processes to improve performance of communication systems and the applications to utilize full potential offered by networking infrastructure including results related to multimedia signal processing, medical/forensic applications, Bio -Communications, Nano - Networking, data security and integrity
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    ELGENDI, I., MUNASINGHE, K., & Jamalipour, A. (2015). A three-tier SDN architecture for DenseNets. In B. J. Wysocki, & T. A. Wysocki (Eds.), 2015, 9th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS 2015 - Proceedings (Vol. 1, pp. 1-7). [7391793] (2015, 9th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS 2015 - Proceedings). IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/icspcs.2015.7391793