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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
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-6719-3
- Copyright Information The Author(s) 2017
- Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
- eBook Packages Engineering
- 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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