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An unsaturated model for request mechanisms in WiMAX

Ni, Qiang and Hu, Ling (2010) An unsaturated model for request mechanisms in WiMAX. IEEE Communications Letters, 14 (1). pp. 45-47.

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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.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Communications Letters
Uncontrolled Keywords: WiMAX ; bandwidth request ; medium access control (MAC) ; modeling
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 59640
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Oct 2012 13:18
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2012 13:18
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/59640

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