Analytic hierarchy process and its application to grade of traffic service for cellular network

Kentaro Hoshi, Sadahiko Kano, Yoshitaka Takahashi, Shigeru Kaneda, Noriteru Shinagawa

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Abstract

In a cellular network, several traffic control services are previously provided. Above all, when the network becomes congested e.g. world-cup ticket-reservation, THREE traffic control scenarios are proposed. In this paper, applying an AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process) approach enables us to obtain a solution which scenario is best/worst among these traffic control scenarios, from user's view point. Firstly, we construct a web site on which cellular network users can simply answer a questionnaire regarding grade of traffic services via internet. We then formulate a pair-wise comparison matrix (p.c.m.) through this questionnaire result for an individual respondent. We next calculate the maximum eigenvalue of the p.c.m., which leads to CI (consistency index). Via this CI value, we can see how well the respondent answers logically. Through this process, we obtain all CI values for all questionnaire respondents. We propose a decision making technique for questionnaire respondents group through these individual CI values. Taking the geometric mean of p.c.m. elements we obtain the weighted eigenvector for the maximum eigenvalue of this geometric mean p.c.m., namely priority (users' dissatisfaction) vector. From the priority vector, we can see how well/badly these traffic control scenarios operate.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWINSYS 2006 - International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems, Proceedings
Pages114-120
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventInternational Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems, WINSYS 2006 - Setubal
Duration: 2006 Aug 72006 Aug 10

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems, WINSYS 2006
CitySetubal
Period06/8/706/8/10

Keywords

  • Analytic Hierarchy Process
  • Consistency index
  • Grade of traffic service
  • Group decision making
  • Threshold

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Information Systems

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    Hoshi, K., Kano, S., Takahashi, Y., Kaneda, S., & Shinagawa, N. (2006). Analytic hierarchy process and its application to grade of traffic service for cellular network. In WINSYS 2006 - International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems, Proceedings (pp. 114-120)