Characterization of idle periods in IEEE 802.11e networks

@article{Misic2011CharacterizationOI,
  title={Characterization of idle periods in IEEE 802.11e networks},
  author={Jelena V. Misic and Vojislav B. Misic},
  journal={2011 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference},
  year={2011},
  pages={1004-1009}
}
In this paper we investigate probability distribution of idle time in IEEE 802.11e networks with an access point. The probability distribution is shown to be sub-geometric and it can be approximated with a sub-exponential Gamma distribution. Secondary network operating within the transmission range of such a WLAN can use these probability distributions to estimate the probability of collisions with the transmissions from WLAN nodes, and make decision about the timing of their own forthcoming… CONTINUE READING

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