Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

The influence of QoS routing on the achievable capacity in TDMA-based ad hoc wireless networks

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 $13
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

4 Author(s)
Sriram, S. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Madras, India ; Reddy, T.B. ; Manoj, B.S. ; Murthy, C.S.R.

The issue of providing QoS guarantees in an ad hoc wireless network is a challenging problem. Irrespective of the nature of the routing and reservation protocol used in the QoS scheme, there is an inherent limitation on the kind of QoS guarantees that can be provided. Unlike existing studies which analyze the transport capacity, we focus on the achievable capacity. The framework that we assume is that of a TDMA-based network. In this paper, we investigate the achievable capacity and the influence of routing protocols on it. The metrics that we consider are the call acceptance probability and the system saturation probability. We derive general bounds for the case of multiple-classes of users in the network. These bounds indicate the number of calls of the highest priority class that can be admitted into the network. Simulation studies were performed to study the effect of load, hopcount, and the routing protocol on the call acceptance. The increase of the call acceptance with the introduction of load-balancing highlights the importance of load-balancing in enhancing the system performance.

Published in:

Global Telecommunications Conference, 2004. GLOBECOM '04. IEEE  (Volume:5 )

Date of Conference:

29 Nov.-3 Dec. 2004

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.