A Scheduling Algorithm for Providing QoS Guarantees in 802.11e WLANs

  • A. L. Ruscelli
  • G. Cecchetti
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In this paper we propose a scheduling algorithm for supporting Quality of Service (QoS) in an IEEE 802.11e network using the HCF Controlled Channel Access (HCCA) function. This is derived from Constant Bandwidth Server with Resource Constraints and adapted to wireless medium. It consists of a procedure to actually schedule transmission opportunities to HCCA flows with Quality of Service guarantees, in particular in the case of multimedia applications which present variable bit rate traffic.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. Ruscelli
    • 1
  • G. Cecchetti
    • 2
  1. 1.Scuola Superiore S. AnnaItaly
  2. 2.CNIT– Scuola Superiore S. AnnaItaly

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