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Achieving Transmission Fairness in Distributed Medium Access Wireless Mesh Networks: Design Challenges, Guidelines and Future Directions

Salitha Priyanka Undugodage, Nurul I Sarkar
2013 International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks  
The medium access frames are required to be contended over multi-hops to overcome the challenges of improving overall system performance through concurrent transmissions.  ...  The goal of this paper is to discuss the issues and challenges of transmission fairness and the effect of concurrent transmission on system performance.  ...  IEEE 802.11 DCF Access Mechanism In 2-way handshaking ( Figure 4 ) when the medium is idle and the nodes contending for the medium will access the channel immediately after the period of Short Inter-Frame  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijwmn.2013.5301 fatcat:atkdxpluffcbtg2efmj67brj2i

On the Performance of IEEE 802.11e Wireless Infrastructures for Soft-Real-Time Industrial Applications

G Cena, L Seno, A Valenzano, C Zunino
2010 IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics  
A number of aspects that may affect suitability for the use in control systems have been taken into account, including the Transmission Opportunity (TXOP) mechanism, the internal architecture of the AP  ...  In this paper, an analysis of the real-time performance that can be achieved in quality-of-service (QoS)-enabled 802.11 networks has been carried out.  ...  IEEE 802.11e EDCA extends the basic 802.11 MAC mechanism (i.e., DCF) by introducing priority-based differentiated medium access for several traffic categories.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tii.2010.2052058 fatcat:jngpl3hcyjdoxcqjvbsp7kwsjy

IEEE 802.11 rate adaptation

Mathieu Lacage, Mohammad Hossein Manshaei, Thierry Turletti
2004 Proceedings of the 7th ACM international symposium on Modeling, analysis and simulation of wireless and mobile systems - MSWiM '04  
Today, three different physical (PHY) layers for the IEEE 802.11 WLAN are available (802.11a/b/g); they all provide multi-rate capabilities.  ...  In this paper, we first present the important characteristics of the 802.11 systems that must be taken into account when such algorithms are designed.  ...  There are many reasons for the highly volatile nature of the wireless medium used by the IEEE 802.11 standard: fading, attenuation, interference from other radiation sources, interference from other 802.11  ... 
doi:10.1145/1023663.1023687 dblp:conf/mswim/LacageMT04 fatcat:kwfemyd6drgbfpfntr4z7qbaxm

MAC Protocols for Wireless Mesh Networks with Multi-beam Antennas: A Survey [chapter]

Gang Wang, Yanyuan Qin
2019 Food Tourism in Asia  
Traditional Medium Access Control (MAC) protocols for wireless network largely relied on the IEEE 802.11 Distributed Coordination Function(DCF) mechanism, however, IEEE 802.11 DCF cannot take the advantages  ...  To provide some insights on future research, several open issues of MAC protocols are discussed for wireless mesh networks using multi-beam antennas.  ...  In paper [3] , Wang et al. proposed a method, enhancing the performance of medium access control for WLANs with multi-beam access point.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-12388-8_9 fatcat:5fz5yw7lxjakjcv6wx624cmrsu

A survey on emerging broadband wireless access technologies

Mehmet S. Kuran, Tuna Tugcu
2007 Computer Networks  
Wireless technologies can be categorized based on their coverage areas. IEEE 802.11 and ETSI HiperLAN standards are considered for wireless access in local areas.  ...  Though the earliest versions of some of these technologies date back to 1996 (such as IEEE 802.11) and some are obsolete (such as HiperLAN), they have been included in this survey for the sake of completeness  ...  Acknowledgement This project is partially supported by Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBI-TAK) under grant number 104E032.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2006.12.009 fatcat:guujxqfdefdprcjzwfgiggnrf4

Scalable MAC protocol for D2D communication for future 5G networks

Bushra Ismaiel, Mehran Abolhasan, David Smith, Wei Ni, Daniel Franklin
2017 2017 14th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC)  
based on IEEE 802.11 PCF to access WLAN channel and D2D communication itegration.  ...  on IEEE 802.11 PCF to access WLAN channels and further offload multimedia files through D2D communication.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccnc.2017.7983165 dblp:conf/ccnc/IsmaielASNF17 fatcat:uwgvsysl7bevphrytgmxdwpxga

Less Transmissions, More Throughput: Bringing Carpool to Public WLANs

Wei Wang, Yingjie Chen, Qian Zhang, Kaishun Wu, Jin Zhang
2015 2015 IEEE 35th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems  
A typical scenario for public WLANs is large audience environment where Wi-Fi hotspots serve scores of mobile devices.  ...  The performance of those Wi-Fi hotspots is extremely poor in terms of low goodput and severe delay due to heavy contention and MAC inefficiency.  ...  /13, as well as the grant from Huawei-HKUST joint lab.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdcs.2015.100 dblp:conf/icdcs/0050CZWZ15 fatcat:j2535hzmuvbuxmi2aw4ir22j44

Less Transmissions, More Throughput: Bringing Carpool to Public WLANs

Wei Wang, Yingjie Chen, Qian Zhang, Kaishun Wu, Jin Zhang
2016 IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing  
A typical scenario for public WLANs is large audience environment where Wi-Fi hotspots serve scores of mobile devices.  ...  The performance of those Wi-Fi hotspots is extremely poor in terms of low goodput and severe delay due to heavy contention and MAC inefficiency.  ...  /13, as well as the grant from Huawei-HKUST joint lab.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmc.2015.2449291 fatcat:2bac77anxzbtfj5wsocim7vsfm

Portability in MAC protocol and transceiver software implementations for LR-WPAN platforms

Anthony Schoofs, Phillip Stanley-Marbell
2010 Software, Practice & Experience  
SUMMARY In a variety of emerging networked computing system domains over the years, there have been bursts of activity on new medium access control (MAC) protocols, as new communication transceiver technologies  ...  access control (MAC) protocol, device driver, hardware abstraction, IEEE 802.15.4, LR-WPAN, wireless sensor networks.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We are grateful to Peter van der Stok for his contribution to the design of the task-based MAC implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1002/spe.1008 fatcat:5plii6dotfgonovh3mhhaz3mf4

OpenFlow for Wireless Mesh Networks

Peter Dely, Andreas Kassler, Nico Bayer
2011 2011 Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN)  
Wireless Mesh Networks System Architecture In the recent years, wireless local area networks (WLANs) became very popular. The most common WLAN-standard is IEEE 802.11.  ...  WLAN A few IEEE 802.11 standards on wireless networks have been mentioned above.  ...  The image can be loaded with VMware-Player, which is freely available from The username and password for the Linux login is "ns".  ... 
doi:10.1109/icccn.2011.6006100 dblp:conf/icccn/DelyKB11 fatcat:htrn7mpgljcizoc2blajmf2faq

Cross-layer Optimization for Next Generation Wi-Fi [article]

Getachew Redieteab
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Cross-layer optimization of physical (PHY) and medium access control (MAC) layers can be an interesting exploration path for further enhancement.  ...  The aim of these studies was to evaluate the 'real' gains of MU-MIMO solutions (accounting for PHY+MAC) over SU-MIMO solutions and not the generally accepted ones.  ...  . 81 Chapter 4 PHY+MAC Simulation Platform for IEEE 802.11n/ac In the wireless local access network (WLAN) context, physical (PHY) layer or medium access control (which is done according to  ... 
arXiv:1301.4691v1 fatcat:5ixvhce2djhoxmzyeyml3fspza

Information-centric mobile caching network frameworks and caching optimization: a survey

Hao Jin, Dan Xu, Chenglin Zhao, Dong Liang
2017 EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking  
The demand for content oriented service and compute-intensive service stimulates the shift of current cellular networks to deal with the explosive growth in mobile traffic.  ...  , the taxonomy of cache insertion and eviction policies, the modeling behavior of caching networks as well as caching optimization based on network centric and user centric metrics, and typical applications  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.61471062, 61431008).  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13638-017-0806-6 fatcat:wwf6gctzbzfbhi6elcecbywkam

Recent and Emerging Topics in Wireless Industrial Communications: A Selection

Andreas Willig
2008 IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics  
in the next few years (for example cooperative diversity techniques for error control, cognitive radio/opportunistic spectrum access for mitigation of external interferences).  ...  In this paper we discuss a selection of promising and interesting research areas in the design of protocols and systems for wireless industrial communications.  ...  The IEEE 802.22 working group on wireless regional area networks is currently working on a standard for a wireless medium access control and physical layer that allows opportunistic spectrum access in  ... 
doi:10.1109/tii.2008.923194 fatcat:4enllnckk5gd5oolkch5xtqg7e

Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks: Current Trends and Future Directions

Islam T. Almalkawi, Manel Guerrero Zapata, Jamal N. Al-Karaki, Julian Morillo-Pozo
2010 Sensors  
In this paper, we outline the design challenges of WMSNs, give a comprehensive discussion of the proposed architectures, algorithms and protocols for the different layers of the communication protocol  ...  On the other side, the use of just one node type in homogeneous flat network is not scalable enough to enclose all complexity and dynamic range of applications offered over WMSNs.  ...  MAC Layer in WMSN The design of highly efficient and reliable medium access control (MAC) protocols is critical in wireless sensor networking.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s100706662 pmid:22163571 pmcid:PMC3231118 fatcat:g6nymugwpzaq7h2ouxsg5v3hke


Aveek Dutta, Dola Saha, Dirk Grunwald, Douglas Sicker
2009 Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM 2009 conference on Data communication - SIGCOMM '09  
In this paper, we argue that wireless protocols can exploit simultaneous transmission to reduce the cost of reliable multicast by orders of magnitude.  ...  We also validate the notion of using simple spectrum sensing techniques to distinguish multiple transmissions.  ...  It has been embraced by current wire- less technologies in IEEE 802.11 WLAN [13] and WiMax [14] . It is also one of the physical layer communication system in IEEE 802.22 WRAN [12] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1592568.1592572 dblp:conf/sigcomm/DuttaSGS09 fatcat:zggfkzmdv5e7zhfiqagwzfgl7u
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