Performance Analysis of CSMA/CA in Wireless Local Area Network

With the rapid advance of mobile computing, high speed wireless Local Area Networks (LANs) attracts a lot of research interests in recent years. A new international stander IEEE 802.11 on wireless LAN has been established. Its physical transmission is realized by either spread spectrum communication or non-directive infrared. The medium access control of IEEE 802.11 is using Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA) as the basic level access. Continuing from the study of, the authors shall analyze IEEE 802.11 CSMA/CA performance with or without RTS/CTS in this paper.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Mobility Date Added: Jun 2015 Format: PDF

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