SpringerBriefs in Computer Science

Distributed Medium Access Control in Wireless Networks

Authors: Wang, Ping, Zhuang, Weihua

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This brief investigates distributed medium access control (MAC) with QoS provisioning for both single- and multi-hop wireless networks including wireless local area networks (WLANs), wireless ad hoc networks, and wireless mesh networks.

For WLANs, an efficient MAC scheme and a call admission control algorithm are presented to provide guaranteed QoS for voice traffic and, at the same time, increase the voice capacity significantly compared with the current WLAN standard. In addition, a novel token-based scheduling scheme is proposed to provide great flexibility and facility to the network service provider for service class management.

Also proposed is a novel busy-tone based distributed MAC scheme for wireless ad hoc networks and a collision-free MAC scheme for wireless mesh networks, respectively, taking the different network characteristics into consideration. The proposed schemes enhance the QoS provisioning capability to real-time traffic and, at the same time, significantly improve the system throughput and fairness performance for data traffic, as compared with the most popular IEEE 802.11 MAC scheme.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Wang, Ping (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Literature Review and Background

    Wang, Ping (et al.)

    Pages 7-17

  • Voice Capacity Improvement over Infrastructure WLANs

    Wang, Ping (et al.)

    Pages 19-37

  • Service Differentiation over Ad Hoc WLANs

    Wang, Ping (et al.)

    Pages 39-59

  • Dual Busy-Tone MAC for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

    Wang, Ping (et al.)

    Pages 61-79

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eBook $29.99
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Softcover $39.95
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Distributed Medium Access Control in Wireless Networks
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Computer Science
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-6602-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-6602-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-6601-7
Series ISSN
2191-5768
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 109
Number of Illustrations and Tables
42 b/w illustrations
Topics