The Status and Future of 802.11-Based WLANs

  title={The Status and Future of 802.11-Based WLANs},
  author={Upkar Varshney},
  journal={IEEE Computer},
T oday's wireless local area networks are designed to support mobile computing in small areas such as a building, park, airport, or office complex. html) defines both an infrastructure mode, with at least one central access point connected to a wired network, and an ad hoc or peer-to-peer mode, in which a set of wireless stations communicate directly with one another without needing a central access point or wired network connection. The main attraction of WLANs is their flexibility. They can… CONTINUE READING
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