Fuzzy Based Priority Scheduler for WiMAX With Improved QoS Constraints

Provided by: The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Topic: Networking Date Added: Nov 2012 Format: PDF
Wireless interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) is one of the most familiar broadband wireless access technologies that support multimedia transmission. IEEE802.16 Medium Access Control (MAC) covers a large area for bandwidth allocation and Quality of Service (QoS) mechanisms for various types of applications. Nevertheless, the standard lacks a MAC scheduling algorithm that has a multi-dimensional technological objective of satisfying QoS requirements of the users, maximizing channel utilization while ensuring fairness among users. So the authors are proposing a novel priority based scheduling algorithm using fuzzy logic that addresses these aspects.

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