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Improving Fairness in Multi-Hop Mesh Networks Using 802.11e

Duffy, K. and Leith, D. J. and Li, T. and Malone, D. (2006) Improving Fairness in Multi-Hop Mesh Networks Using 802.11e. In: 4th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks, 2006, April 3-7, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts , USA.

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Abstract

In this paper we introduce a tractable analytic model of throughput performance for general 802.11 multi-hop networks. We use this model to explore a number of fairness issues in 802.11 multi-hop networks that have a significant impact on performance and capacity for realistic traffic. Schemes using the functionality provided by 802.11e are proposed to mitigate this unfairness and their efficacy demonstrated.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Copyright Notice "©2006 IEEE. Reprinted from 4th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks,2006. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE." http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=1666501&isnumber=34865
Keywords: 802.11e; Multi-hop mesh networks.
Subjects: Science & Engineering > Hamilton Institute
Science & Engineering > Computer Science
Item ID: 1475
Depositing User: Dr. David Malone
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2009 17:00
Refereed: Yes
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