mIoT Slice for 5G Systems: Design and Performance Evaluation
AbstractNetwork slicing is a key feature of the upcoming 5G networks allowing the design and deployment of customized communication systems to integrate services provided by vertical industries. In this context, massive Internet of Things (mIoT) is regarded as a compelling use case, both for its relevance from business perspective, and for the technical challenges it poses to network design. With their envisaged massive deployment of devices requiring sporadic connectivity and small data transmission, yet Quality of Service (QoS) constrained, mIoT services will need an ad-hoc end-to-end (E2E) slice, i.e., both access and core network with enhanced Control and User planes (CP/UP). After revising the key requirements of mIoT and identifying major shortcomings of previous generation networks, this paper presents and evaluates an E2E mIoT network slicing solution, featuring a new connectivity model overcoming the load limitations of legacy systems. Unique in its kind, this paper addresses mIoT requirements from an end-to-end perspective highlighting and solving, unlike most prior related work, the connectivity challenges posed to the core network. Results demonstrate that the proposed solution, reducing CP signaling and optimizing UP resource utilization, is a suitable candidate for next generation network standards to efficiently handle massive device deployment. View Full-Text
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Trivisonno, R.; Condoluci, M.; An, X.; Mahmoodi, T. mIoT Slice for 5G Systems: Design and Performance Evaluation. Sensors 2018, 18, 635.
Trivisonno R, Condoluci M, An X, Mahmoodi T. mIoT Slice for 5G Systems: Design and Performance Evaluation. Sensors. 2018; 18(2):635.Chicago/Turabian Style
Trivisonno, Riccardo; Condoluci, Massimo; An, Xueli; Mahmoodi, Toktam. 2018. "mIoT Slice for 5G Systems: Design and Performance Evaluation." Sensors 18, no. 2: 635.
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