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Performance analysis of IEEE 802.11 MAC protocols in wireless LANs
Summary IEEE 802.11 MAC protocol is the de facto standard for wireless local area networks (LANs), and has also been implemented in many network simulation packages for wireless multi-hop ad hocExpand
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How well can the IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN support quality of service?
This paper studies an important problem in the IEEE 802.11 distributed coordination function (DCF)-based wireless local area network (WLAN): how well can the network support quality of service (QoS).Expand
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Physical Carrier Sensing and Spatial Reuse in Multirate and Multihop Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Physical carrier sensing is an effective mechanism of medium access control (MAC) protocols to reduce collisions in wireless networks, and the size of the carrier sensing range has a great impact onExpand
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On End-to-End Throughput of Opportunistic Routing in Multirate and Multihop Wireless Networks
Routing in multi-hop wireless networks presents a great challenge mainly due to unreliable wireless links and interference among concurrent transmissions. Recently, a new routing paradigm,Expand
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Impact of Routing Metrics on Path Capacity in Multirate and Multihop Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Finding a path with enough throughput in multihop wireless ad hoc networks is a critical task of QoS Routing. Previous studies on routing algorithms focused on networks with a single channel rate.Expand
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Supporting QoS in IEEE 802.11e wireless LANs
In the emerging IEEE 802.11e MAC protocol, the enhanced distributed channel access (EDCA) is proposed to support prioritized QoS; however, it cannot guarantee strict QoS required by real-timeExpand
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A call admission and rate control scheme for multimedia support over IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs
Quality of service (QoS) support for multimedia services in the IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN is an important issue for such WLANs to become a viable wireless access to the Internet. In this paper, weExpand
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An approximation algorithm for conflict-aware broadcast scheduling in wireless ad hoc networks
Broadcast scheduling is a fundamental problem in wireless ad hoc networks. The objective of a broadcast schedule is to deliver a message from a given source to all other nodes in a minimum amount ofExpand
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Robust cooperative routing protocol in mobile wireless sensor networks
In wireless sensor networks, path breakage occurs frequently due to node mobility, node failure, and channel impairments. It is challenging to combat path breakage with minimal control overhead,Expand
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Performance of wireless LANs based on IEEE 802.11 MAC protocols
IEEE 802.11 MAC protocol has been the standard for wireless LANs, and also adopted in many network simulation packages for wireless multihop ad hoc networks. However, it is well known that, as theExpand
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