Modified Binary Exponential Backoff Algorithm to Minimize Mobiles Communication Time

The field of Wireless Local Area Networks (LANs) is expanding rapidly as a result of advances in digital communications, portable computers, and semiconductor technology. The early adopters of this technology have primarily been vertical application that places a premium on the mobility offered by such systems. Binary Exponential Backoff (BEB) refers to a collision resolution mechanism used in random access MAC protocols. This algorithm is used in Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) wired LANs. In Ethernet networks, this algorithm is commonly used to schedule retransmissions after collisions.

Provided by: mecs-press Topic: Networking Date Added: Feb 2014 Format: PDF

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