publication . Conference object . 2018

A SDN-based WiFi-VLC Coupled System for Optimised Service Provision in 5G Networks

Harilaos Koumaras; Dimitris Makris; Andreas Foteas; George Xilouris; Michael-Alexandros Kourtis; Vaios Koumaras; John Cosmas;
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  • Published: 30 Aug 2018
  • Publisher: IEEE
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Visible Light Communication (VLC) is a powerful supplement, which has gained tremendous attention recently and has become a favorable technology in short-range communication scenarios for the Fifth Generation (5G) networks. VLC possesses a number of prominent features to address the highly demanding 5G system requirements for high capacity, high data rate, high spectral efficiency, high energy efficiency, low battery consumption, and low latency. However, this prominent performance is limited by the imperfect reception, since line of sight channel condition may not always exist in practice. This paper presents and experimentally validates a SDN-assisted VLC syst...
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free text keywords: VLC, WiFi, SDN, 5G, High spectral efficiency, Computer science, Latency (engineering), Packet loss, Communication channel, System requirements, Service provision, Access technology, Computer network, business.industry, business, Visible light communication
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EC| IoRL
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IoRL
Internet of Radio Light
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 761992
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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