Throughput study for admission control in IEEE 802.11 DCF with ARF

Kun Ho Hong, Su Kyoung Lee, Nada Golmie

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We propose an analytical approach to determining the admission of new stations to a WLAN operating in IEEE 802.11 Distributed Coordination Function (DCF) with Auto Rate Fallback (ARF). The proposed approach is based on a cross layer analytical model of how the throughput of existing stations in the WLAN is affected by admitting the new station in non-saturated as well as saturated traffic conditions. The effectiveness of the proposed approach is verified by simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)432-434
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Communications Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jul 23

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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