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Design and Performance Analysis of Functional Split in Virtualized Access Networks

Abstract Emerging modular cable network architectures distribute some cable headend functions to remote nodes that are located close to the broadcast cable links reaching the cable modems (CMs) in the subscriber homes and businesses. In the Remote- PHY (R-PHY) architecture, a Remote PHY Device (RPD) conducts the physical layer processing for the analog cable transmissions, while the headend runs the DOCSIS medium access control (MAC) for the upstream transmissions of the distributed CMs over the shared cable link. In contrast, in the Remote MACPHY (R-MACPHY) ar- chitecture, a Remote MACPHY Device (RMD) conducts both the physical and MAC layer processing. The dissertation objective is to conduct a comprehensive perfor- mance comparison of the R-PHY a... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Alharbi, Ziyad Ghazai (Author) / Reisslein, Martin (Advisor) / Thyagaturu, Akhilesh (Committee member) / Zhang, Yanchao (Committee member) / McGarry, Michael (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / hybrid networks / network architectures
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 136 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Electrical Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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