Automation and Remote Control

, Volume 74, Issue 9, pp 1460–1473 | Cite as

A dynamic channel reservation method for multimedia streaming in Wi-Fi Mesh networks

  • A. N. Krasilov
  • A. I. Lyakhov
  • D. M. Ostrovsky
  • E. M. Khorov
Stochastic Systems, Queueing Systems


To improve data transmission robustness in the Wi-Fi Mesh standard, a deterministic channel access method was added to the basic random access method, which enabled the stations to get a contention-free access in the previously reserved time intervals. This mechanism can be conveniently used for transmission of the real-time multimedia streams which require quality-of-service support. However, the packet transmission in the reserved time intervals is affected by random noise and interference, and the time-consuming reservation procedure does not allow one to change on-the-fly the amount of reserved channel resources. A method for dynamic channel reservation which takes into account these aspects of the deterministic channel access mechanism and meets the quality-of-service requirements was proposed.


Remote Control Medium Access Control Noise Intensity Data Frame Enhanced Distribute Channel Access 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Krasilov
    • 1
  • A. I. Lyakhov
    • 1
  • D. M. Ostrovsky
    • 1
  • E. M. Khorov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Information Transmission Problems (Kharkevich Institute)Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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