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Title: Performance analysis and enhancements for IEEE 802.11e wireless networks
Authors: Ni, Q
Keywords: Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11e
Auditory system
Collision avoidance
Computer simulation
Data communication
Multiaccess communication
Performance analysis
Wireless LAN
Wireless networks
Wireless sensor networks
Publication Date: 2005
Publisher: IEEE Network
Citation: IEEE Network 19(4): 21-27, Aug 2005
Abstract: The IEEE 802.11 WLAN legacy standard cannot provide QoS support for multimedia applications. Thus, considerable research efforts have been carried out to enhance QoS support for 802.11. Among them, 802.11e is the upcoming QoSenhanced standard proposed by the IEEE working group. This article describes in detail the new QoS features of 802.11e based on the latest version of the standard draft. We investigate the performance of 802.11e through computer simulations. Using simple examples, we show the effectiveness of adaptive schemes under the 802.11e framework.
Description: This article is posted here with persmission from IEEE - Copyright @ 2005 IEEE
Sponsorship: This work was supported in part by the French National Telecommunication Research Project (VTHD++) and Science Foundation Ireland WLAN Project (grant no. 03/IN3/I396)
ISSN: 0890-8044
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
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