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Throughput Analysis and Enhancement for CSMA Based Wireless Networks

  • Younggoo Kwon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3991)

Abstract

We studied the performance of contention based medium access control (MAC) protocols. We used a novel technique for estimating the throughput, and other parameters of interest, of such protocols. In this paper, a new assumption for the theoretical throughput limit in the distributed CSMA based MAC algorithm is introduced. Through the performance analysis and simulation studies, the proposed algorithm shows significant performance improvements in CSMA based wireless networks.

Keywords

Medium Access Control Medium Access Control Protocol Contention Window Distribute Coordination Function Throughput Performance 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Younggoo Kwon
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  1. 1.Konkuk UniversitySeoulKorea

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