MASTaR: MAC protocol for access points in simultaneous transmit and receive mode

Seongwon Kim, Chan Byoung Chae, Sunghyun Choi

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Abstract

In-band simultaneous transmit and receive (STR) is expected to increase the efficiency of wireless local area network (WLAN). A major obstacle to implementing STR capability, however, has been insufficient suppression of self-interference. In addition, tackling several problems will require modifications to the current IEEE 802.11 medium access control (MAC) protocol. In this paper, we propose MASTaR, a novel MAC protocol supporting STR in 802.11 WLAN, backward compatible with legacy 802.11. The performance of MASTaR is extensively evaluated via ns-3 simulation. The simulation results demonstrate that significant performance enhancement can be achieved in the current WLANs by an access point (AP) with STR capability and a properly designed MAC protocol.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2016 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781509024827
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event2016 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2016 - Washington, United States
Duration: 2016 Dec 42016 Dec 8

Publication series

Name2016 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2016 - Proceedings

Other

Other2016 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2016
CountryUnited States
CityWashington
Period16/12/416/12/8

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Communication
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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