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Effect of Propagation and Processing Delays on the Throughput Performance of a Class of Multiaccess Protocol for High Speed Radio LANs

Chockalingam, A and Venkataram, P and Prabhakar, A (1991) Effect of Propagation and Processing Delays on the Throughput Performance of a Class of Multiaccess Protocol for High Speed Radio LANs. In: Global Telecommunications Conference, 1991. GLOBECOM '91. Countdown to the New Millennium. Featuring a Mini-Theme on: Personal Communications Services, 2-5 December, Phoenix,AZ, Vol.2, 906-910.

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Abstract

In this paper, we present the design and throughput performance of a multiaccess protocol applicable to fully connected and homogeneous High Speed Radio LANs. The protocol utilizes a slotted message channel and an independent busy tone channel. The messages constitute multiple data packets and each packet occupies one slot duration. To study the throughput performance of the protocol a simulation model has been developed for Bernoulli arrivals and Geometric distribution of message lengths. The results show that while the propagation & processing delays degrade the throughput increasingly with the 'Delay Constant'-a factor equal to the smallest integer greater than or equal to the ratio between the two way radio propagation & processing delays to the packet duration-the protocol still is found to offer good throughputs of the order of 0.4 - 0.7 for Radio LANs up to 100 Mbps rate and 10 Kms range.

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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:27
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/6997

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