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In this paper, we propose a new novel polling-based medium access control protocol, named UPCF (Unified Point Coordination Function), to provide power conservation and quality-of-service (QoS) guarantees for multimedia applications over wireless local area networks. Specifically, UPCF has the following attractive features. First, it supports multiple(More)
—Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are one of the most important ingredients in the Internet of Things. Thus it is vital to design a good power saving protocol, which operates at the medium access control (MAC) layer, for a WSN since sensors are generally battery-powered. On the other hand, organizing a WSN into coronas centered at the sink is a simple(More)
—IEEE 802.11 is currently the most popular medium access control (MAC) standard for mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs). On the other hand, clustering in MANETs is a promising technique to ensure the scalability of various communication protocols. Thus, we propose an optimal asymmetric and maximized adaptive power management protocol, called OAMA, for(More)
I n this paper, we propose and analyze a new intercon-nection network called bubblesort star graph, which is the merger of the bubblesort graph and the star graph. W e present the deadlock-free wormhole routing algorithm for the proposed network. W e also develop the method to embed a mesh into a bubblesort star graph with dilation two and expansion one.(More)
—The popularity of smart mobile devices has brought significant growth of data services for mobile service providers. Mobile users of data services are charged based on the amount of data used. Raising served data amount seemingly increases the profit; energy consumption rises correspondingly. Besides, spectral resources are licensed and limited for mobile(More)