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    Random access over multiple access channels: a queuing perspective

    Bodas, Shreeshankar and Vishwanath, Sriram and Subramanian, Vijay G. (2008) Random access over multiple access channels: a queuing perspective. In: CISS-2008.

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    This paper investigates a slotted random access system where packet capture is modeled using communication theoretic techniques. It is shown that the optimum rates and attempt probabilities depend on the receiver architecture, operating signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and block length. High SNR analysis reveals that joint decoder asymptotically yields either a collision channel or a non-interacting channel, and single-user decoder results in a collision channel. Specific scenarios are investigated at intermediate SNR to determine when this all-or-nothing regime applies.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Keywords: Slotted random access; Signal-to-noise ratio; The single user decoder case; Hamilton Institute.
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Research Institutes > Hamilton Institute
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematics and Statistics
    Item ID: 1673
    Depositing User: Hamilton Editor
    Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2009 10:08
    Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of CISS2008
    Refereed: Yes
      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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