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Christina Vlachou, Sébastien Henri, Patrick Thiran
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on Internet Measurement Conference - IMC '15  
Based on our variation study, we propose and validate a capacity estimation technique via a metric that only uses the frame header.  ...  PLC is increasingly being deployed in hybrid networks that combine multiple technologies, the most popular among which is WiFi.  ...  Acknowledgment This work is financially supported by a grant of the Smart-World project of the Hasler Foundation, Bern, Switzerland.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2815675.2815689 dblp:conf/imc/VlachouHT15 fatcat:nyjat3ikp5g5tdoezyaszlbgmu

Visible Light Communication: A System Perspective—Overview and Challenges

Saeed Rehman, Shakir Ullah, Peter Chong, Sira Yongchareon, Dan Komosny
2019 Sensors  
Unlike other reviews, this article gives a system prespective of VLC along with the survey on existing literature and potential challenges toward the implementation and integration of VLC.  ...  Visible light communication (VLC) is a new paradigm that could revolutionise the future of wireless communication.  ...  A data rate of 5 Mbps was demonstrated with their experimental test bed, which can be extended theoretically up to 30 Mbps.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19051153 fatcat:vgx3ccy4rnai7aa4os6haq74fy

Mesh-Based Broadband Home Network Solution: Setup and Experiments

D.-E. Meddour, A. Kortebi, R. Boutaba
2010 2010 IEEE International Conference on Communications  
This latter consists of a multi-hop mesh network composed of a home gateway and "extenders" supporting several types of physical connectivity including PLC, WiFi, and Ethernet.  ...  We have also implemented a fast WiFi handover algorithm to ensure service continuity in case of user mobility among the extenders inside the home.  ...  In particular, using shared media such as WiFi and PLC with variable bandwidth, flows contention may lead to QoS degradation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc.2010.5502620 dblp:conf/icc/MeddourKB10 fatcat:muah6cb7dfdndigtukqev5t6nm

Towards Designing PLC Networks for Ubiquitous Connectivity in Enterprises [article]

Kamran Ali, Ioannis Pefkianakis, Alex X. Liu, Kyu-Han Kim
2016 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we first present a comprehensive measurement study of PLC performance in enterprise settings, by analyzing PLC channel characteristics across space, time, and spectral dimensions, using  ...  Our experimental results show that multi-hop routing can increase throughput performance by 5x in scenarios where direct PLC links perform poorly.  ...  They study temporal and spatial variations of the throughput of PLC links and make a case for hybrid PLC-WiFi networks [5] .  ... 
arXiv:1608.06574v2 fatcat:njqlql36kfd5pcwhwj4liv5nuq

Hybrid LiFi and WiFi Networks: A Survey [article]

Xiping Wu, Mohammad Dehghani Soltani, Lai Zhou, Majid Safari and Harald Haas
2020 arXiv   pre-print
A recently proposed and promising approach to indoor wireless communications is integrating light fidelity (LiFi) and wireless fidelity (WiFi), namely a hybrid LiFi and WiFi network (HLWNet).  ...  In this paper, we present a survey-style introduction to HLWNets, starting with a framework including the network structure, cell deployment, multiple access schemes, modulation techniques, illumination  ...  Almost all studies on the topic of HLWNets have confirmed throughput enhancement compared to a standalone LiFi or WiFi network [11] , [18] , [20] , [25] , [35] , [76] .  ... 
arXiv:2001.04840v1 fatcat:i2qujwybafesjeb3a27nd3tbrm

Acknowledgement Corruption: A New Aspect of Physical Layer Capture in IEEE 802.11 Networks

Jung-Han Han, Hyoung-Gyu Choi, Seung-Jae Han
2018 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
While existing works have considered PLC between data frames, in this paper we investigate the case that an ACK frame collides with the unfinished transmission of other data frames after the occurrence  ...  of PLC between data frames.  ...  There are existing studies that exploit PLC to enhance the network performance such as [10, 17] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/3096710 fatcat:i72soyjpiva2xlirt6d2aq7h4m

Performance Evaluation of DDS-Based Middleware over Wireless Channel for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems

Basem Almadani, Muhammad Naseer Bajwa, Shuang-Hua Yang, Abdul-Wahid A. Saif
2015 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
A simulation model is developed to quantify various performance measures like latency, jitter, and throughput and to examine the suitability of aforementioned wireless channels in distributed monitoring  ...  The model explores various communication scenarios based upon a practical case study.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to extend their gratitude to Real Time Innovation Inc. for very generously providing RTI Connext license for this project.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/863123 fatcat:rg2zsi6b4fgqncro6v7crdelw4

Analysis and Enhancement of CSMA/CA With Deferral in Power-Line Communications

Christina Vlachou, Albert Banchs, Pablo Salvador, Julien Herzen, Patrick Thiran
2016 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
We confirm our results and enhancement with testbed measurements, by implementing the 1901 MAC protocol on WiFi hardware.  ...  Based on analytical reasoning, we derive a configuration for the parameters of 1901 that drastically improves throughput and achieves optimal performance without requiring the knowledge of the number of  ...  Enhancements of IEEE 1901 There are not many studies on enhancements of 1901.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2016.2566078 fatcat:pxh6chj5cbb55bjysh6ul5huee

Feasibility study of power line communications for backhauling outdoor small cells

Jose Antonio Cortes, Francisco Javier Canete, Matias Toril, Eduardo Martos-Naya, Javier Poncela, Luis Diez, Alicia Garcia
2021 IEEE Access  
Results indicate that PLC can be an interesting technology for coverage-driven small cell deployments with backhaul length shorter than 150 m, offering throughput values similar to existing Sub-6 GHz wireless  ...  The analysis combines noise measurements performed in existing OPLN and channel responses obtained from a multiconductor transmission line (MTL) model.  ...  The study combines noise measurements accomplished in actual networks with a multiconductor transmission line (MTL) modeling of the channel response. • Performance values achieved by state-of-the-art PLC  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3059418 fatcat:ry5ngglcbvdahas6oh3chcht2q

Analyzing and Boosting the Performance of Power-Line Communication Networks

Christina Vlachou, Albert Banchs, Julien Herzen, Patrick Thiran
2014 Proceedings of the 10th ACM International on Conference on emerging Networking Experiments and Technologies - CoNEXT '14  
We corroborate our results with testbed measurements, unveiling a significant signaling overhead in 1901 implementations.  ...  Power-line communications are employed in home networking to provide easy and high-throughput connectivity.  ...  Acknowledgment This work is financially supported by a grant of the Smart-World project of the Hasler Foundation, Bern, Switzerland.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2674005.2675016 dblp:conf/conext/VlachouBHT14 fatcat:6zfx6qhhjfdtzhmkj6szcarawq

IoE: Towards application-specific technology selection

Biswajit Paul, Gokul Chandra Biswas, Habib F. Rashvand
2021 ITU Journal  
Wireless technologies such as WiFi, ZigBee, Bluetooth, LTE, NB-IoT, LoRa and SigFox will play crucial roles in enabling these applications.  ...  single channel at a time and does not have time slots.WiGig products based on IEEE 802.11ad may replace Bluetooth and WiFi at some point in future for applications with high throughput requirements as  ...  Network scalability, throughput and/or cell capacity issues have been studied in [25] [26] [27] [28] [29] .  ... 
doi:10.52953/uvov3995 fatcat:dio5wumnzzhkdk5kj7xymqkzoa

Hybrid LiFi and WiFi Networks: A Survey

Xiping Wu, Mohammad Dehghani Soltani, Lai Zhou, Majid Safari, Harald Haas
2021 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
In this paper, we present a survey-style introduction to HLWNets, starting with a framework of system design in the aspects of network architectures, cell deployments, multiple access and modulation schemes  ...  For indoor wireless communications, one promising approach is to coordinate light fidelity (LiFi) and wireless fidelity (WiFi), namely hybrid LiFi and WiFi networks (HLWNets).  ...  overall throughput and to enhance the system fairness.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2021.3058296 fatcat:ktvgidxwsfe4jcvrjbzhsj4zxq

Experiments of In-Vehicle Power Line Communications [chapter]

Fabienne Nouvel, Philippe Tanguy, S. Pillement, H.M. Pham
2011 Advances in Vehicular Networking Technologies  
To optimize high bit-rate communication, the PLC channel transfer function must be carefully studied because it is frequency selective.  ...  This chapter deals with the embedded in-vehicle networks and the use of emerging technologies combining different communication systems like power line communications (PLC) and/or wireless communications  ...  PLC network answers both to cost, flexibility and throughput requirements.  ... 
doi:10.5772/14258 fatcat:cihh5engbfhshe2il22sgapioq

Optical Wireless Hybrid Networks: Trends, Opportunities, Challenges, and Research Directions

Mostafa Zaman Chowdhury, Moh Khalid Hasan, Md. Shahjalal, Md. Tanvir Hossan, Yeong Min Jang
2020 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
As the characteristics of OWC and RF are complementary, a combined application is regarded as a promising approach to support 5G and beyond communication systems.  ...  The co-deployment of wireless systems can improve system performance in terms of throughput, reliability, and energy efficiency of individual networks.  ...  The maximum throughput scheduling is a procedure for scheduling data packets in a packet-switched best-effort communications network, typically a wireless network with the aim of maximizing the total throughput  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2020.2966855 fatcat:qgkoolfncjbm3cqwj7a3b7kr2i

Video-Aware Multicast Opportunistic Routing Over 802.11 Two-Hop Mesh Networks

Kostas Choumas, Ilias Syrigos, Thanasis Korakis, Leandros Tassiulas
2017 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology  
Inferring from the above, we extend a state of the art routing algorithm, namely MORE, that leverages on this approach and offers multicast support, but is not efficiently applicable in video streaming  ...  By employing our scheme, we enable support for video streaming application with hard time-constraints.  ...  However, OR-PLC adopts the same acknowledgment mechanism with MORE.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvt.2017.2683266 fatcat:52b64ngjdnft7lluozu3jju544
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