A medium access control scheme for providing reliability in wireless ad hoc networks

Song Hee Lee, Jin Young Choi

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Abstract

We propose a medium access control (MAC) protocol called MMPR that supports reliable medium access control in wireless ad hoc networks. MMPR protocol focuses on interaction between a MAC and upper layers, whereby the MAC layer indirectly influences selection of the most reliable next forwarding node set by considering link channel states. The MMPR protocol reduces the number of contention phases and control frames using transmission power control techniques, considerably reducing the time required for broadcasting. In addition, our protocol increases throughput under channel fading and interference using a modified CSMA/CA scheme. Our simulation shows that MMPR is substantially more reliable and it provides high throughput in ad hoc network models compared to 802.11 broadcast and BMMM*.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications - First International Conference, WASA 2006, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages341-352
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)3540371893, 9783540371892
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventFirst International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications, WASA 2006 - Xi'an, China
Duration: 2006 Aug 152006 Aug 17

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume4138 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Other

OtherFirst International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications, WASA 2006
CountryChina
CityXi'an
Period06/8/1506/8/17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Lee, S. H., & Choi, J. Y. (2006). A medium access control scheme for providing reliability in wireless ad hoc networks. In Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications - First International Conference, WASA 2006, Proceedings (pp. 341-352). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 4138 LNCS). Springer Verlag.