DCF Throughput Analysis of IEEE 802.11a/g/n-based Mobile LAN over Correlated Fading Channel

In this paper, the authors explore a MAC (Medium Access Control) layer throughput with DCF (Distributed Coordination Function) protocol in the IEEE 802.11a/g/n-based mobile LAN. It is evaluated in Rayleigh fading wireless channel, using theoretical analysis method. The DCF throughput performance is analyzed by using the number of stations with both variable payload size and mobile speed on the condition that fading margin and transmission probability are fixed. In the IEEE 802.11n, A-MSDU (MAC Service Data Unit Aggregation) scheme is considered and number of sub-frame is used as the variable parameter.

Provided by: International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics (IJEEI) Topic: Networking Date Added: Dec 2011 Format: PDF

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