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WiMAX Meso-Scale Deployment Integration

1. Projects

Campus deployment projects:
WiMAX at Columbia University
WiMAX at Polytechnic Institute of NYU
WiMAX at University of Wisconsin

Open GENI WiMAX Base Station Kit for Campus Deployments
WIMAX Design and Prototype
ORBIT Design and Prototype

OMF (cOntrol and Management Framework)
ORBIT Testbed
GENI Projects at WINLAB

2. Meetings and Demos

Suggested mailing lists for Cluster E and WIMAX Integration participants:
GENI mailing lists, including the dev, discuss and geni-announce lists, plus working groups that cover your interests.
mail to for PIs. / subscribe / mailman archieve
mail to for users / subscribe / mailman archieve

[ "WiMAX Base Station Demo at GEC 6, November 17, 2009"]

3. References and Documents

WiMAX Concepts and RF Measurements, IEEE 802.16-2004 WiMAX PHY layer operation and measurements, Hewlett Packard Application Note
GENI WiMAX Project: System Engineering Summary
API Specification for Virtualized WiMAX Basestation
D. Raychaudhuri and Editors M. Gerla, “New architectures and disruptive technologies for the future internet: The wireless, mobile and sensor network perspective” Report of NSF Wireless Mobile Planning Group (WMPG) Workshop, August 2005
Open Base Station Architecture Initiative
“Android: An Open Handset Alliance Project"
”NEC’s broadband wireless access products”, NEC Corporation Technical White Paper
“Wireless virtualization in GENI”, GDD-06-17, 2006

  1. Paul, R. Yates, D. Raychaudhuri and J. Kurose, "The Cache-and-Forward Network Architecture for Efficient Mobile Content Delivery Services in the Future Internet", to appear in ITU-T Next Generation Networks (NGN) Conference, Geneva, May 2008.

OMF (cOntrol and Management Framework)
ORBIT Testbed
Current OMF documents
Cluster E Overview Drawing
ORBIT diagram
ORBIT Connectivity
(WiMAX connectivity from WINLAB follows ORBIT connectivity)
OML is a measurement library developed in the context of OMF.
OML Overview (wiki)
OML Overview (slides)

4. Planning

4.1 System Engineering

GENI WiMAX Project: System Engineering Summary

4.2 Campus Deployments

See campus table from 1793 proposal

4.3 Schedule

See high-level schedule Figure 6 from 1793 proposal

5. WiMAX Campus Deployment Kit

Fig 1-1) System Overview

5.1 Configuration

Fig 1-2a) Hardware and Networking

5.2 NEC Hardware

Fig 1-2b) NEC BTS, ODU and Antenna

5.3 Software Modules

Fig 1-3a) Software

5.4 Messages and APIs

Fig 1-3b) Messages and APIs

5.5 Virtualization

Fig 1-4) Virtualization

5.6 Control and Management

Fig 1-5) Control and Management

5.7 Version and Release Compatibility Plan

6. WiMAX Client Platforms

6.1 Options

6.2 PC with WiMAX Client

6.3 Tablet with WiMAX Client

6.4 Handset with WiMAX Client

6.5 Client Plan

7. Campus Installation

8. Experimentation

8.1 Standalone Operation using OMF

ORBIT Experiments (getting started)

8.2 Instrumentation and Measurements using OML

8.3 Multiple Experiments using Virtualization

8.4 Customizing Experiements using Programmability

8.5 Federation with Other Testbeds

ORBIT to PlanetLab Interoperability

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