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An Upper Bound Capacity Algorithm for Multi-hop Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

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The upper bound capacity based on the SINR model is a very important parameter when evaluating the performance of the multi-hop wireless ad hoc networks. In this paper, a new upper bound capacity algorithm is proposed. Firstly, we analyzed the classical physics SINR model over the Rayleigh fading channels to establish the relationship between density of nodes and path outage probability. Then, we developed the closed-form expression of the upper bound transmission capacity based on the Weber model for the random networks. Finally, we evaluated effects of parameters in the communication range, density, SINR threshold and fading factors, and consequently transmission capacity of the network by sensitivity analysis. The numerical simulation showed that the optimum density of nodes was existed to obtain the upper bound transmission capacity. The capacity increased firstly and then decreased over the density of nodes increasing. It affected by channel fading factor and communication range sensitively.

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Zhou, K. An Upper Bound Capacity Algorithm for Multi-hop Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. Wireless Pers Commun 113, 439–452 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-020-07222-4

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