By Topic

Simulation analysis of advanced infrared (Alr) MAC wireless communications protocol

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Barker, P. ; Sch. of Design, Eng. & Comput., Bournemouth Univ., Poole, UK ; Vitsas, V. ; Boucouvalas, A.C.

The paper presents results from a simulation model of the IrDA advanced infrared (AIr) MAC protocol for nondirected multiple access infrared wireless communication. The MAC protocol is CSMA/CA based with robust RTS/CTS medium reservation which deals with 'hidden nodes'. Throughput performance is analysed in relation to protocol parameter settings. In particular, the effect of the CAS (collision avoidance slot) window size parameter is examined in relation to the data burst size and network size. The effect of a proposed CAS window size dynamic adjustment algorithm is also examined. The results are validated by comparison with those from an analytical model

Published in:

Circuits, Devices and Systems, IEE Proceedings -  (Volume:149 ,  Issue: 3 )