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Medium access control - physical cross-layer design

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3 Author(s)
Dimic, G. ; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA ; Sidiropoulos, N.D. ; Ruifeng Zhang

This article reviewed the various aspects of MAC-PHY cross-layer designs, with the goals of introducing pertinent queuing and stability analysis tools to the SP-oriented readership, and illustrating the advantages of such cross-layer designs using the recently introduced class of xNDMA protocols as an example. The results of queuing analysis show that a jointly designed MAC-PHY layer provides increased throughput and low delay characteristics over a wide range of offered loads. The throughput-delay benefits of xNDMA come at the expense of a moderate increase in receiver complexity and power consumption.

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Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:21 ,  Issue: 5 )