Investigation of Alternative ARQ Schemes for a Wireless ATM Network

  • Dimitris Skyrianoglou
  • Lazaros Merakos


The application of two alternative ARQ schemes on the WAND (Wireless ATM Network Demonstrator, ACTS project AC085) system is examined. These schemes are the Selective Repeat Protocol (SRP) and the Partial selective Repeat superIMposEd on gbn (PRIME) ARQ protocol. This work discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each alternative, and focuses on the performance evaluation and performance comparison of the two protocols, as we on the comparison of these protocols with Go-Back-N ARQ, the protocol used in WAND.


Medium Access Control Medium Access Control Protocol Queue Size Transmission Attempt Transfer Delay 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitris Skyrianoglou
    • 1
  • Lazaros Merakos
    • 1
  1. 1.Communication Networks Laboratory, Department of InformaticsUniversity of Athens PanepistimioupolisAthensGreece

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