CONTENTS

Policy on Intellectual Property Right (IPR)
Annex 1 Reference architectures for implementing cross-layer design approaches
1 Scope
2 Reference architectures
2.1 Hybrid satellite-WiFi network architecture
2.2 Hybrid satellite-WiMAX network architecture
2.2.1 Hybrid satellite-WiMAX network protocol architecture
Annex 2 Cross-layer based QoS performance of hybrid satellite-terrestrial networks
1 Scope
2 Rain fade mitigation and cross-layer QoS design
3 Fading effects on QoS for satellite-WiFi multimedia networks
3.1 Simulation network model
3.2 Bandwidth On Demand (BOD) scheme used in OPNET simulations
3.2.1 Return channel bandwidth allocation algorithm
3.3 Simulation experiments and performance results Scenario 1
3.3.1 Simulation model
3.3.2 Simulation experiment results
3.3.3 Summary
3.4 Simulation experiments and performance results Scenario 2
3.4.1 Simulation network model
3.4.2 QoS provisioning
3.4.3 Traffic model
3.4.4 Satellite link loading
3.4.5 Simulation parameters
3.4.6 Simulation experiments results
3.4.7 Summary
4 Cross-layer based QoS for VoIP in hybrid satellite-WiMAX networks
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Cross-layer VoIP rate adaptation
4.2.1 RTCP driven approach
4.2.2 Adaptive multirate wideband (AMR-WB) approach
4.3 Satellite-WiMAX performance model
4.3.1 Delay model
4.4 Performance results
4.4.1 Satellite subnetwork: Aggregate rate adaptation
4.4.2 Terrestrial subnetwork performance
4.5 Summary
Annex 3 Cross-layer design for satellite link using TCP as transport protocol
1 Scope
2 Introduction
3 Reference network architecture
3.1 Simulation parameters
3.2 Assumptions
4 Performance results
5 Summary
6 Conclusions