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Load balancing techniques for lifetime maximizing in wireless sensor networks
Energy consumption has been the focus of many studies on Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). It is well recognized that energy is a strictly limited resource in WSNs. This limitation constrains theExpand
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A Cooperative Low Power Mac Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks
Over the last decade cooperative communication in wireless sensor networks (WSN) received much attention. A lot of works have been done to propose a MAC layer that supports cooperative communication.Expand
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Reverse back-off mechanism for safety vehicular ad hoc networks
Vehicular ad hoc networks can play an important role in enhancing transportation efficiency and improving road safety. Therefore, direct vehicle-to-vehicle communications are considered as one of theExpand
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Resolving the fairness issues in bus-based optical access networks
Packet-based optical access ring is becoming a promising solution in metropolitan networks. Its performance depends mainly on how optical resource sharing takes place among the different competingExpand
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Simulation of vehicular ad-hoc networks: Challenges, review of tools and recommendations
Vehicular communications are considered the next step in increasing transportation safety and comfort. The prohibitive price of operational test beds means that computer simulations are the onlyExpand
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Enhancements of IEEE 802.11p Protocol for Access Control on a VANET Control Channel
Adding communication capabilities to vehicles and road infrastructure has become a major goal in the intelligent transportation systems industry. The IEEE 802.11p amendment has specially beenExpand
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Call admission control in cellular networks: a reinforcement learning solution
In this paper, we address the call admission control (CAC) problem in a cellular network that handles several classes of traffic with different resource requirements. The problem is formulated as aExpand
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Properties of the MAC layer in safety vehicular Ad Hoc networks
With intervehicle communications becoming a more and more popular research topic recently, the medium access control layer of the vehicular network has also received a considerable amount ofExpand
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Improving flow level fairness and interactivity in WLANs using size-based scheduling policies
In this paper, we investigate the use of a size-based scheduling policy, LASTOTAL, inWLANs. A size-based scheduling policy is a priority policy where the priority of a flow is based on its size.Expand
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Analysis of interference issues in Integrated Satellite and Terrestrial Mobile Systems
The recent emergence of satellite and terrestrial integrated mobile systems raises new challenges for interference coordination between satellite and terrestrial users. The terrestrial component aimsExpand
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