Performance Comparison of Two Retransmission Control Schemes for Slow-Frequency-Hopped Communication Systems

Katsumi SAKAKIBARA  Kazushi MOTONAGA  Yoshiharu YUBA  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E81-A   No.11   pp.2346-2349
Publication Date: 1998/11/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications)
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Keyword: 
frequency-hopped communications,  retransmission control,  normalized throughput,  98% packet transmission delay,  

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Summary: 
This letter proposes a new retransmission control scheme for slow-frequency-hopped communication systems, in which the number of (re)transmitted packets is adaptively decreased in a certain period. Performance of the proposed scheme is analyzed and compared with that of the conventional scheme in terms of the normalized throughput and the 98% packet transmission delay. The numerical results show the superiority of the proposed scheme.