Stability and Distributed Power Control in MANETs with Per Hop Retransmissions

  title={Stability and Distributed Power Control in MANETs with Per Hop Retransmissions},
  author={Anastasios Giovanidis and Sławomir Stańczak},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Communications},
In the current work the effects of hop-by-hop packet loss and retransmissions via ARQ protocols are investigated within a Mobile Ad-hoc NET-work (MANET). A success probability function is related to each link, which can be controlled by power and rate allocation. The expression for the network's stability region is initially derived where the success function plays a critical role. The investigation considers functions with specific properties which are shown to be satisfied for various… 

Figures from this paper

Power-efficient distributed resource allocation under goodput QoS constraints for heterogeneous networks
This work proposes a distributed resource allocation (RA) algorithm for packet bit-interleaved coded OFDM transmissions in the uplink of heterogeneous networks (HetNets), characterized by small cells
Distributed base station mobility strategy and load balancing in wireless networks
  • M. He, Ying Yang, Weidong Wang
  • Computer Science, Business
    2013 International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing
  • 2013
This paper proposes a novel distributed base station mobility strategy (DMS) where localized communication is supported by using mobile base stations (MBSs) placed on moving vehicles and demonstrates the convergence by both theoretical analysis and numerical evaluations of realistic networks.


Retransmission aware congestion control and distributed power allocation in MANETs
  • A. Giovanidis, S. Stańczak
  • Computer Science
    2009 7th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks
  • 2009
Simulations illustrate that the suggested algorithm that requires minimum information exchange between interfering nodes and converges to a power allocation which satisfies the necessary optimality conditions of (b) brings near optimal results.
Optimal control of transmission errors with power allocation and stability in ARQ downlink
In the current work a downlink scenario is studied where packets for each user are buffered at the base station waiting for service, and a power allocation that stabilizes the queues for all vectors within the aforementioned region is introduced.
Controlled random access MAC for network utility maximization in wireless networks
This paper presents a candidate random access MAC protocol that extends an existing algorithm to calculate the access probabilities, and modify the backpressure algorithm itself, by incorporating a minimum hop bias to alleviate the inherent problem of routing loops.
Optimal and Distributed Protocols for Cross-Layer Design of Physical and Transport Layers in MANETs
New convexity results surrounding the Shannon capacity formula are provided, allowing us to abandon suboptimal high-SIR approximations that have almost become entrenched in the literature and can be back-substituted into many existing problems for similar benefit.
Dynamic power allocation and routing for time varying wireless networks
  • M. Neely, E. Modiano, C. Rohrs
  • Computer Science
    IEEE INFOCOM 2003. Twenty-second Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies (IEEE Cat. No.03CH37428)
  • 2003
A joint routing and power allocation policy is developed which stabilizes the system and provides bounded average delay guarantees whenever the input rates are within this capacity region.
Distributed Communication Control Mechanisms for Ad Hoc Networks
This work investigates distributed algorithms for joint admission control, rate and power allocation aiming at maximizing the individual or the global throughput defined as the average information rate successfully received.
Power Control in Wireless Cellular Networks
This survey provides a comprehensive discussion of the models, algorithms, analysis, and methodologies in this vast and growing literature of power control in cellular networks, including optimization theory, control theory, game theory, and linear algebra.
Optimal Power and Rate Control for Minimal Average Delay: The Single-User Case
This paper analyzes a single-user communication system composed of a transmitter preceded by a queue used for retransmissions, Gaussian block-fading channel, and a receiver, and the system average delay is optimized by using combined power/rate control under average power constraints.
Efficient power control via pricing in wireless data networks
This work introduces pricing of transmit powers in order to obtain Pareto improvement of the noncooperative power control game, i.e., to obtain improvements in user utilities relative to the case with no pricing.
Dynamic Retransmission Limit Scheme in MAC Layer for Routing in Multihop Ad hoc Networks
This paper focuses on drawing benefit from the interaction of the MAC and routing by defining a new cross-layer scheme for routing based on the limit number of retransmission and shows the efficiency of the scheme in case of multimedia applications with delay constraint.