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    When Is the Right Time to Transmit in Multi-hop White-Fi?

    Facchi, N. and Gringoli, F. and Malone, David and Patras, Paul (2016) When Is the Right Time to Transmit in Multi-hop White-Fi? In: 2016 IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (IEEE WoWMoM Demos 2016), 21-24 June 2016, Coimbra, Portugal.

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    While Western societies are becoming increasingly connected, many developing regions lack basic Internet connectivity, primarily due to the high costs associated with infrastructure deployment and maintenance. Potential exists for the TV white-space (TVWS) wireless technology to bridge this digital divide, though efficient channel access mechanisms suited to multi-hop networks that operate in sub-gigahertz bands are yet to be developed. Using a small test bed, we demonstrate a prototype implementation of a medium access protocol that learns appropriate transmission opportunities in such settings, achieving pseudo-scheduled behaviour ex tempore and providing substantial gains over the de facto IEEE 802.11af protocol.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: This is the preprint version of the published paper, which is available at DOI: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2016.7523539
    Keywords: access protocols; radio spectrum management; telecommunication channels; wireless LAN;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematics and Statistics
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Research Institutes > Hamilton Institute
    Item ID: 10063
    Depositing User: Dr. David Malone
    Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2018 16:04
    Refereed: Yes
    Funders: Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), European Regional Development Fund
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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