A highly scalable bandwidth estimation of commercial hotspot access points

@article{Xing2011AHS,
  title={A highly scalable bandwidth estimation of commercial hotspot access points},
  author={Xinyu Xing and Jianxun Dang and Shivakant Mishra and Xue Liu},
  journal={2011 Proceedings IEEE INFOCOM},
  year={2011},
  pages={1143-1151}
}
WiFi access points that provide Internet access to users have been steadily increasing in urban areas. Different access points differ from one another in terms of services that they provide, including available upstream and downstream bandwidths, overall network capacity, open/blocked ports, security features, and so on. However, there is no reliable service available at present that can aid a user in selecting an access point from the many that are available. The primary research challenge is… CONTINUE READING
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