A Signal Adaptation Mechanism for Power Optimization of Wireless Adapters

@article{Bouras2015ASA,
  title={A Signal Adaptation Mechanism for Power Optimization of Wireless Adapters},
  author={Christos John Bouras and Vaggelis Kapoulas and Georgios Kioumourtzis and Kostas Stamos and Nikos Stathopoulos and Nikos Tavoularis},
  journal={Int. J. Wirel. Networks Broadband Technol.},
  year={2015},
  volume={4},
  pages={48-72}
}
This manuscript introduces, implements and evaluates a feedback-based adaptation mechanism that adjusts the transmission power of a wireless card on commodity mobile devices. Main focus of this work is to minimize the power consumption by adjusting the transmission power of the wireless card, thus extending the battery life, while negative effects on connection quality are avoided. To achieve that, a mechanism that optimizes the power depending on the quality of the connection is presented… 
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