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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2009 Vol.10 No.12 P.1714~1719

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.A0820786


Saturation throughput analysis of RTS/CTS scheme in an error-prone WLAN channel


Author(s):  Xiang-yu PENG, Le-tian JIANG, Guo-zhi XU

Affiliation(s):  Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China

Corresponding email(s):   xiangyu.peng@gmail.com

Key Words:  Saturation throughput, RTS/CTS, Error-prone WLAN channel, Markov model


Xiang-yu PENG, Le-tian JIANG, Guo-zhi XU. Saturation throughput analysis of RTS/CTS scheme in an error-prone WLAN channel[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2009, 10(12): 1714~1719.

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Abstract: 
In this paper, a new three-dimensional markov model is proposed for the estimation of saturation throughput of RTS/CTS (request to send/clear to send) scheme in an error-prone wireless local area network (WLAN) channel. The model takes account of the effect of bit error on all the frames, and station short and long retry limits. saturation throughput was re-analyzed using the new markov model and numerical results closely matched those from simulation, confirming the accuracy of the new model. Evaluation of the influence of different parameters on throughput showed that the saturation throughput is sensitive to channel bit error rates and packet length, especially in high bit error conditions.

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