On the Fidelity of 802.11 Packet Traces

@inproceedings{Schulman2008OnTF,
  title={On the Fidelity of 802.11 Packet Traces},
  author={Aaron Schulman and Dave Levin and Neil Spring},
  booktitle={PAM},
  year={2008}
}
Packet traces from 802.11 wireless networks are incomplete both fundamentally, because antennas do not pick up every transmission, and practically, because the hardware and software of collection may be under provisioned. One strategy toward improving the completeness of a trace of wireless network traffic is to deploy several monitors; these are likely to capture (and miss) different packets. Merging these traces into a single, coherent view requires inferring access point (AP) and client… Expand
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