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AT-MAC: A Novel Full Duplex MAC Design for Achieving Asymmetric Transmission

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Wireless Full-duplex technique can significantly improve system throughput of a wireless network. Most existing full-duplex-supporting wireless MAC schemes only achieve symmetric transmission (i.e., the uplink throughput of a node is equal to its downlink throughput). However, in reality, the uplink and downlink traffic is often asymmetric. In this paper, we propose a novel MAC scheme called AT-MAC to achieve asymmetric transmission. In AT-MAC, upon receiving a packet, a receiver determines whether to execute a reverse transmission to the peer or to initiate a new transmission to a third node, according to the peer’s uplink and downlink requirements. Extensive simulations verify that the proposed design is feasible and efficient.

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  • Full Duplex
  • Asymmetric Transmission
  • WLANs

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Ma, Z., Zhao, Q., Zeng, Y., Zhang, H., Dai, HN. (2016). AT-MAC: A Novel Full Duplex MAC Design for Achieving Asymmetric Transmission. In: Kim, K., Wattanapongsakorn, N., Joukov, N. (eds) Mobile and Wireless Technologies 2016. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 391. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1409-3_5

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