Resource Management for Multimedia Services in High Data Rate Wireless Networks

  • Ruonan Zhang
  • Lin Cai
  • Jianping Pan

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Ruonan Zhang, Lin Cai, Jianping Pan
    Pages 1-8
  3. Ruonan Zhang, Lin Cai, Jianping Pan
    Pages 9-42
  4. Ruonan Zhang, Lin Cai, Jianping Pan
    Pages 43-76
  5. Ruonan Zhang, Lin Cai, Jianping Pan
    Pages 77-101
  6. Ruonan Zhang, Lin Cai, Jianping Pan
    Pages 103-132
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 133-140

About this book


This brief offers a valuable resource on principles of quality-of-service (QoS) provisioning and the related link-layer resource management techniques for high data-rate wireless networks. The primary emphasis is on protocol modeling and analysis. It introduces media access control (MAC) protocols, standards of wireless local area networks (WLANs), wireless personal area networks (WPANs), and wireless body area networks (WBANs), discussing their key technologies, applications, and deployment scenarios. The main analytical approaches and models for performance analysis of the fundamental resource scheduling mechanisms, including the contention-based, reservation-based, and hybrid MAC, are presented.

To help readers understand and evaluate system performance, the brief contains a range of simulation results. In addition, a thorough bibliography provides an additional tool. This brief is an essential resource for engineers, researchers, students, and users of wireless networks.


Media Access Control (MAC) Multiple Access Quality-of-Service (QoS) Resource Management Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) Markov Model Fixed-Point Analysis Mean-Value Analysis Multimedia Services

Authors and affiliations

  • Ruonan Zhang
    • 1
  • Lin Cai
    • 2
  • Jianping Pan
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Electronics and InformationNorthwestern Polytechnical UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-6717-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-6719-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-8112
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-8120
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