Throughput Analysis of Wireless Mesh Network Test-Bed

Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 206)


Wireless mesh networks (WMNs) is bringing wide popularity as a flexible and cost-effective access in wireless network technology. Many researchers had done their wireless mesh network experiments through simulations. The simulation results and real world implementation results have big differences. In this paper, we have set up the testbed in our lab. Our experiment is based on IEEE 802.11s draft 4.0. In our experiment, we select the best path with the help of modified air time metric for both reactive and proactive path discovery. In this paper, we have evaluated the throughput results of different data packet size for UDP transmission protocols.


IEEE 802.11s HWMP Airtime link metric UDP Packet size 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Ubiquitous IT, Division of Computer & Information EngineeringDongseo UniversityBusanKorea

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