IEICE Communications Express
Online ISSN : 2187-0136
ISSN-L : 2187-0136
Failure aware contention based bandwidth request for multihop relay networks
Rangaswamy NakkeeranRajesh Anbazhagan
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2013 Volume 2 Issue 5 Pages 173-179


Contention-based bandwidth request (BR) mechanism in wireless networks is suggested for users with ad-hoc connectivity to support best effort services at affordable cost. In this letter, we develop failure aware contention mechanisms when message and code based signaling mechanisms are carried out on a link with three-hop. The stations perform contention with dynamic update of contention window from the model developed through appropriate failure events of a link. Attributes that influence the contention BR are analyzed through the developed model. The proposed model is validated by means of numerical results.

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