Optimal coverage control for net-drone handover

Kyung Nam Park, Byeong Moon Cho, Kyung Joon Park, Hwangnam Kim

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Traditional aerial networks by UAV have several issues such as limited battery capacity and frequent handover caused by time-varying aerial environment. In particular, failure of resolving the handover issue will induce not only unsuccessful seamless handover but also frequent handover attempts. In this paper, an effective coverage decision algorithm is proposed, which aims at providing seamless handover and thus establishing a fully connected aerial network. We further calculate the seamless handover success probability and the false handover initiation probability to evaluate the proposed coverage decision algorithm. We conduct simulation study in order to evaluate the performance of the proposed scheme. Our simulation results show that the proposed scheme is promising for aerial networks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, ICUFN
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781479989935
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug 7
Event7th International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, ICUFN 2015 - Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 2015 Jul 72015 Jul 10


Other7th International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, ICUFN 2015


  • Aerial network
  • Drone
  • Seamless handover
  • topology management
  • Wireless LAN

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Hardware and Architecture


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