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—Code updates, such as those for debugging purposes, are frequent and expensive in the early development stages of wireless sensor network applications. We propose AdapCode, a reliable data dissemination protocol that uses adaptive network coding to reduce broadcast traffic in the process of code updates. Packets on every node are coded by linear(More)
—We consider the problem of LTE network self organization and optimization of resource allocation. One particular challenge for LTE systems is that, by applying OFDMA, a transmission may use multiple resource blocks scheduled over the frequency and time. There are three key components involved in the resource allocation and network optimization: resource(More)
I. INTRODUCTION Many of the existing and evolving wireless systems operate over spectrum that spans multiple bands. These bands may be contiguous, as in OFDM-based systems, such as current IEEE 802.11-based WLANs (a.k.a. Wi-Fi networks) and evolving fourth-generation LTE cellular wireless systems; or they may be spread far apart, as in multi-channel 802.11(More)
—We study the problem of scheduling periodic real-time tasks so as to meet their individual minimum reward requirements. A task generates jobs that can be given arbitrary service times before their deadlines. A task then obtains rewards based on the service times received by its jobs. We show that this model is compatible to the imprecise computation models(More)
We develop a general approach for designing scheduling policies for real-time traffic over wireless channels. We extend prior work, which characterizes a real-time flow by its traffic pattern, delay bound, timely throughput requirement, and channel reliability, to allow clients to have different deadlines and allow a variety of channel models. In(More)
Providing differentiated Quality of Service (QoS) over unreliable wireless channels is an important challenge for supporting several future applications. We analyze a model that has been proposed to describe the QoS requirements by four criteria: traffic pattern, channel reliability, delay bound, and throughput bound. We study this mathematical model and(More)
Clients in wireless networks may have per-packet delay constraints on their traffic. Further, in contrast to wireline networks, the wireless medium is subject to fading. In such a time-varying environment, we consider the system problem of maximizing the total utility of clients, where the utilities are determined by their long-term average rates of being(More)
—This paper studies the problem of utility maxi-mization for clients with delay based QoS requirements in wireless networks. We adopt a model used in a previous work that characterizes the QoS requirements of clients by their delay constraints, channel reliabilities, and timely throughput requirements. In this work, we assume that the utility of a client is(More)