Summary: A DCA ALGORITHM FOR INDOOR PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS
R C Atkinson & J Dunlop
University of Strathclyde
204 George Street
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
This paper proposes the implementation of a combined DCA and call admissions control policy on indoor
picocellular base stations to provide increased capacity whilst maintaining a `fair' QoS (Quality of Service) for
users on each base station.
Extending 3G coverage to the indoor area is attractive
for two key reasons. Firstly, it allows ubiquitous
coverage and possibly the provision of seamless
handover between indoor and outdoor environments.
Two approaches can be taken:
· Indoor cellular base stations operating as
conventional cellular sites; allowing handover to
and from other cells