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    Implementing TCP flow-Level fairness using 802.11e in a multi-radio mesh testbed


    Badarla, Venkataramana and Malone, David and Leith, Douglas J. (2008) Implementing TCP flow-Level fairness using 802.11e in a multi-radio mesh testbed. IEEE Communications Letters, 12 (4). pp. 262-264. ISSN 1089-7798

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    Abstract

    TCP is known to be subject to poor performance in multi-hop mesh networks. While most work has focused on interference and related issues, we note that cross-layer interactions can also induce considerable unfairness. In this paper, we propose a simple 802.11e scheme to mitigate these interactions and regulate TCP fairness in a flexible manner. The practical effectiveness of the approach is confirmed in a multihop, multi-radio testbed.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Copyright Notice "©2008 IEEE. Reprinted from IEEE Communications Letters. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE." http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=4489661&isnumber=4489646
    Keywords: Transport protocols; Wireless LAN; 802.11e; CSMA-CA; TCP flow-level fairness; Cross-layer interaction; Multihop mesh networks; Multiradio mesh testbed.
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Research Institutes > Hamilton Institute
    Item ID: 1435
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1109/LCOMM.2008.072083
    Depositing User: Dr. David Malone
    Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2009 11:37
    Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Communications Letters
    Publisher: IEEE
    Refereed: Yes
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