Andrzej R. Pach

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This paper presents a work in progress which deals with the important and unresolved problem of node misbehavior. A realistic approach is used to determine the impact of contention window manipulation on IEEE 802.11e ad-hoc networks. It is explained why such networks are more prone to misbehavior. Novel results pertaining to the 802.11e standard are(More)
This article presents a new MAC layer protocol for IEEE 802.11 EDCA-based ad-hoc networks with hidden nodes. The key idea of the proposed solution is based on an intelligent two-step reservation procedure which is combined with the advantages of EDCA service differentiation. The new protocol achieves significant performance improvement for high priority(More)
The paper presents the network provisioning proposed for the Future Internet solution called System IIP. The relation of the provisioning rule to the management strategy is described. The required input parameters as well as two proposed approaches to provisioning are given. The first approach formulates an optimization problem with the goal function(More)
In this paper an innovative simulation study of five IEEE 802.11e network configurations is presented. The conducted analysis is crucial for understanding how a theoretically simple and, most of all, popular line topology network can be degraded by the presence of hidden and exposed nodes. The discussion of the obtained results helps to understand how and(More)