Dynamic Traffic Regulation for WiFi Networks

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Dynamic Traffic Regulation for WiFi Networks
— Multimedia applications require high bandwidth in order to assure certain level of Quality of Service (QoS). It is well known that the characteristics of the traffic for multimedia applications are very different from the traditional data traffic that only requires a best effort service. In a network in which terminals communicate multimedia and also traditional data traffic, another important effect is produced: if a bad set of priorities is used neither the data traffic nor the multimedia ones obtain good performance. Sometimes is better to give higher priority to a short traditional data transaction, because it will finish soon leaving free the channel for the multimedia application. This is a hard problem to solve that requires a combination of well known methods. On the other hand, Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) networks have experimented an spectacular growth in last recent years. As a result, they are being used to access multimedia servers allocated in wired networks. Nevertheles...
Domingo Marrero Marrero, Elsa María Mac&iac
Added 07 Nov 2010
Updated 07 Nov 2010
Type Conference
Year 2007
Where WCE
Authors Domingo Marrero Marrero, Elsa María Macías López, Álvaro Suárez Sarmiento
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