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Author Lin, Chunhung Richard ♦ Gerla, Mario
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Personal Communication ♦ Efficient Multimedia Support ♦ Distributed Architecture ♦ Time Division Infrastructure ♦ Multimedia Service Support ♦ Asynchronous Multimedia Multihop Wireless Network ♦ Mobile Computing ♦ Wireless Network Architecture ♦ Disaster Recovery Communication Requirement ♦ Synchronous Time Frame ♦ Datagram Traffic ♦ Packet Radio Network ♦ First Infrastructure ♦ Wireless Network Infrastructure ♦ Channel Fading ♦ Multimedia Support Implementation ♦ Glomo Arpa Program
Description Personal communications and mobile computing will require a wireless network infrastructure which is fast deployable, possibly multihop, and capable of multimedia service support. The first infrastructure of this type was the Packet Radio Network (PRNET), developed in the 70's to address the battlefield and disaster recovery communication requirements. PRNET was totally asynchronous and was based on a completely distributed architecture. It handled datagram traffic reasonably well, but did not offer efficient multimedia support. Recently, under the WAMIS and Glomo ARPA programs several mobile, multimedia, multihop (M 3 ) wireless network architectures have been developed, which assume some form of synchronous, time division infrastructure. The synchronous time frame leads to efficient multimedia support implementations. However, it introduces more complexity and is less robust in the face of mobility and channel fading. In this paper, we examine the impact of synchronization on wirel...
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1997-01-01