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On wireless network scheduling with intersession network coding

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On wireless network scheduling with intersession network coding
Abstract—Cross-layer optimization including congestion control, routing, and scheduling has shown dramatic throughput improvement over layered designs for wireless networks. In parallel, the paradigm-shifting network coding has empirically demonstrated substantial throughput improvement when coding operations are permitted at intermediate nodes and packets from different sessions are mixed. Designing network codes and the associated flow in network coding presents new challenges for cross-layer optimization for wireless multi-hop networks. This work shows that with a new flow-based characterization of pairwise intersession network coding, a joint optimal scheduling and rate-control algorithm can be implemented distributively. Optimal scheduling is computationally expensive to achieve even in a purely routing-based (without network coding) paradigm, let alone with network coding. Thus, in this paper, the impact of imperfect scheduling is studied, which shows that pairwise intersessi...
Chih-Chun Wang, Ness B. Shroff
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Year 2008
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Authors Chih-Chun Wang, Ness B. Shroff
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