Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, IEICE
Online ISSN : 2185-4106
Special Section on Communication Sciences and Engineering
Bottom-up analysis concept for throughput and delay analyses of wireless multi-hop networks
Kosuke SanadaHiroo Sekiya
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Volume 8 (2017) Issue 3 Pages 181-203

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This paper introduces an overview of throughput and delay analyses of IEEE 802.11 networks, mainly from authors' researches. In our opinion, the difficulty of wireless multi-hop network analysis comes from the network-dynamics multiplicity between uniformity and locality in spatiotemporal fields. From the background, the concept of “bottom-up analysis” was advocated, which is Network-layer modeling over MAC-layer one with respect to each node. Generalities of analytical expressions increase by applying the bottom-up analysis concept. Additionally, it is possible to express end-to-end delays by including the queuing theory in the bottom-up analysis concept. The validity of the obtained model is confirmed by comparisons with simulation results.

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