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Project: Simulation of Enhanced UMTS Access and Core Networks

Acronym: SEACORN
Main Objective: SEACORN provides a fundamental contribution to the evaluation and development of Enhanced UMTS networks. It covers several aspects starting from the definition and characterisation of services and user profiles, including the modelling of the user's behaviour with respect to mobility and multimedia activity, and finally considering the optimisation of the networks from both points of views: the operator's and manufacturer's view of limiting the infrastructure and maintenance costs and the user's view of being provided with high quality services
Reference: IST-2001-34900
Funding: EU
Start Date: 01-03-2002
End Date: 28-02-2004
Team: Américo Manuel Carapeto Correia, António José Castelo Branco Rodrigues, Francisco António Bucho Cercas, João Carlos Marques Silva, Nuno Manuel Branco Souto
Groups: Radio Systems – Lx
Partners: PT Inovação (Portugal), Ericsson Eurolab Netherlands (The Netherlands), ADETTI (Portugal), University of Cyprus (Cyprus), IST (Portugal), University of Twente (The Netherlands)
Local Coordinator: Américo Manuel Carapeto Correia
Links: http;//www.seacorn.ptinovacao.pt
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