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Author Alahmadi, A.A. ♦ Madkour, M.A.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2008
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Performance evaluation ♦ Wireless LAN ♦ IEEE 802.11e ♦ Quality of service ♦ Access protocols ♦ Jitter ♦ Throughput ♦ Infrastructure networks ♦ Information technology ♦ Simulation ♦ Bandwidth ♦ Traffic control ♦ Computer networks ♦ Standards development ♦ EDCA
Abstract Wireless local area networks (WLANs) are increasingly popular because of their flexibility. This spreading of WLANs comes with an increasing use of multimedia applications. Such applications are bandwidth sensitive and require a quality of service (QoS) that guarantees high performance transmission of continuous data. This requirement is the focus of the new enhanced IEEE 802.11e standard protocol for WLANs. This paper presents a simulation study of the enhanced distributed channel access method (EDCA) in the new IEEE 802.11e standard protocol. This protocol is evaluated to verify that it achieves superior QoS performance for real-time applications compared with the earlier legacy IEEE 802.11 DCF access method. A Simulation experiments - using the network simulator NS2- are carried out to compare the performance of both protocols regarding the throughput, delay, and jitter.
Description Author affiliation: Fac. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., King Abdulaziz Univ., Jeddah (Alahmadi, A.A.; Madkour, M.A.)
ISBN 9781424433964
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-12-16
Publisher Place United Arab Emirates
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 370.72 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 490
Ending Page 494


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library