Network Coding at Different Layers in Wireless Networks

  • Yang Qin

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About this book


This book focuses on how to apply network coding at different layers in wireless networks – including MAC, routing, and TCP – with special focus on cognitive radio networks. It discusses how to select parameters in network coding (e.g., coding field, number of packets involved, and redundant information ration) in order to be suitable for the varying wireless environments. The book explores how to deploy network coding in MAC to improve network performance and examines joint network coding with opportunistic routing to improve the successful rate of routing. In regards to TCP and network coding, the text considers transport layer protocol working with network coding to overcome the transmission error rate, particularly with how to use the ACK feedback of TCP to enhance the efficiency of network coding. The book pertains to researchers and postgraduate students, especially whose interests are in opportunistic routing and TCP in cognitive radio networks.


Cognitive radio networks MAC Network coding Network performance Opportunistic routing Routing TCP Transport layer protocol Wireless environments Wireless networks

Editors and affiliations

  • Yang Qin
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentShenzhen Graduate School Harbin Institute of TechnologyXili, ShenzhenChina

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-29768-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-29770-5
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