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A practical investigation of meteor-burst communications.

@inproceedings{Melville1991API,
  title={A practical investigation of meteor-burst communications.},
  author={Stuart Melville},
  year={1991}
}
This study considers the meteor-burst communication (MBC) environment at three levels. At the lowest level, the trails themselves are studied and analysed. Then individual links are studied in order to determine the data throughput and wait time that might be expected at various data rates. Finally, at the top level, MBC networks are studied in order to provide information on the effects of routing strategies, topologies, and connectivity in such networks. A significant amount of theoretical… 
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