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Journal of Computer Networks and Communications
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 405858, 10 pages
Obtaining More Realistic Cross-Layer QoS Measurements: A VoIP over LTE Use Case
Department of Languages and Computer Science, University of Malaga, UMA, Campus Teatinos, 29071 Malaga, Spain
Received 12 December 2012; Revised 4 June 2013; Accepted 9 July 2013
Academic Editor: Maria G. Martini
Copyright © 2013 F. Javier Rivas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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