Performance modelling of broadcast polling protocol in unsaturated IEEE 802.16 networks

Jianqing Liu, Sammy Chan, Hai L. Vu

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose a general model for the broadcast polling protocol of unsaturated IEEE 802.16 networks in which each subscriber station has a finite buffer. A subscriber station can be modelled as a M/G/1/K queue with its service time determined by the broadcast polling protocol. The buffer overflow probability, network throughput and packet delay performances are analyzed. The proposed model is validated by simulation confirming its accuracy for various scenarios studied.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 36th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN 2011
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages179-182
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781612849287
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 2011 - Hilton Hotel, Bonn, Germany
Duration: 4 Oct 20117 Oct 2011
Conference number: 36th
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6105664 (IEEE Conference Proceedings)

Conference

ConferenceIEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 2011
Abbreviated titleLCN 2011
CountryGermany
CityBonn
Period4/10/117/10/11
Internet address

Keywords

  • 802.16
  • broadcast polling
  • performance
  • WiMAX

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