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Title: Performance analysis of the IEEE 802.11e block ACK scheme in a noisy channel
Authors: Li, T
Ni, Q
Turletti, T
Xiao, Y
Keywords: IEEE 802.11; IEEE 802.11e; wireless LAN; medium access control; Block ACK; saturation throughput
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: 2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks. Boston, MA, USA, October 3-7, 2005. pp. 511-517.
Abstract: A block ACK (BTA) scheme has been proposed in IEEE 802.11e to improve medium access control (MAC) layer performance. It is also a promising technique for next-generation high-speed wireless LANs (WLANs) such as IEEE 802.11n. We present a theoretical model to evaluate MAC saturation throughput of this scheme. This model takes into account the effects of both collisions and transmission errors in a noisy channel. The accuracy of this model is validated by NS-2 simulations.
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Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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