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Analysis of protocols of multiple access

  • Anthony Ephremides
Computer Systems Evaluation 2
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 60)

Abstract

We review the process of establishing a multiple access protocol, and focus on its analytical performance evaluation. In cases where due to either instability or queue interaction the analysis is hindered, we suggest approximate approaches. In other cases traditional point process techniques seem to work. We focus on two case studies. The first concerns the long-outstanding problem of delay analysis in random access protocols with queueing. The second concerns performance evaluation in access protocols without feedback.

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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Ephremides
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  1. 1.University of MarylandCollege Park

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