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Title: An unsaturated model for request mechanisms in WiMAX
Authors: Ni, Q
Lu, H
Keywords: WiMAX;Medium access control (MAC);Bandwidth request;Modeling
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: IEEE Communications letters 14(1): 45-47, Jan 2010
Abstract: Worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX) based wireless metropolitan area networks have recently received wide attention as they support high data rates with great quality of service (QoS) capabilities. In order to support QoS, bandwidth request (BW-REQ) mechanisms are suggested in the WiMAX standard for resource reservation. In this letter we propose a simple and accurate analytical model for the performance analysis of contention-based bandwidth request mechanisms. The accuracy of this model is verified with simulation results.
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ISSN: 1089-7798
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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