11 years 8 months ago
Maximizing throughput when achieving time fairness in multi-rate wireless LANs
Abstract—This paper focuses on designing a distributed medium access control algorithm that aims at achieving time fairness among contending stations and throughput maximization ...
Yuan Le, Liran Ma, Wei Cheng, Xiuzhen Cheng, Biao ...
11 years 8 months ago
Achievable transmission capacity of cognitive mesh networks with different media access control
—Spectrum sharing is an emerging mechanism to resolve the conflict between the spectrum scarcity and the growing demands for the wireless broadband access. In this paper we inve...
Tao Jing, Xiuying Chen, Yan Huo, Xiuzhen Cheng
137views more  JSAC 2011»
12 years 9 months ago
A Region-Based Clustering Mechanism for Channel Access in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
—Several contention-based Medium Access Control (MAC) protocols have been proposed for the vehicles to gain the radio channels to distribute active safety messages timely, e.g., ...
Yen-Cheng Lai, Phone Lin, Wanjiun Liao, Chung-Min ...
13 years 4 months ago
Efficient Medium Access Control with IEEE 802.11 for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
The IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control (MAC) protocol has inherent weakness of channel wastage while operating a Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET). In this paper, we therefore propose s...
Zalal Uddin Mohammad Abusina, Mesbah Uddin, Salahu...
13 years 4 months ago
Analysis of a Distributed Queuing Medium Access Control Protocol for Cooperative ARQ
In this paper we analyze the performance of a distributed queuing medium access control (MAC) protocol designed to execute cooperative ARQ (C-ARQ) schemes at the MAC layer. Due to ...
Jesus Alonso-Zarate, L. Alonso, Charalabos Skianis...
159views more  NETWORK 2007»
13 years 5 months ago
A Generic Framework for Modeling MAC Protocols in Wireless Broadband Access Networks
In this article, we present a simple yet accurate generic analytical model for a family of slotted carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA) based medium ac...
Xinhua Ling, Jon W. Mark, Xuemin Shen, Yu Cheng
115views more  IJSNET 2007»
13 years 5 months ago
Implementation and performance evaluation of nanoMAC: a low-power MAC solution for high density wireless sensor networks
: This paper describes the implementation architecture and performance analysis of nanoMAC, a CSMA/CA based medium access control protocol, which is specifically designed for high...
Junaid Ansari, Janne Riihijärvi, Petri Mä...
91views Education» more  CORR 2010»
13 years 5 months ago
Shadowing Effects on Routing Protocol of Multihop Ad Hoc Networks
Two-ray ground reflection model has been widely used as the propagation model to investigate the performance of an ad hoc network. But two-ray model is too simple to represent a r...
Anwar Hossain, Mohammed Tarique, Rumana Islam
149views more  ADHOC 2004»
13 years 6 months ago
IEEE 802.11 over multi-hop wireless networks: problems and new perspectives
The IEEE 802.11 standard for medium access control in wireless local area networks has been adopted as the de-facto medium access control standard in multi-hop wireless networks. I...
Karthikeyan Sundaresan, Hung-Yun Hsieh, Raghupathy...
179views more  TMC 2008»
13 years 6 months ago
Active Queue Management for Fair Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks
This paper investigates the interaction between end-to-end flow control and medium access control (MAC)-layer scheduling on wireless links. We consider a wireless network with mult...
Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Stephen V. Hanly, Rami G. Mu...