A Reservation Multiple Access Scheme for Local Wireless Communication

Jian-Jou LAI  Yu-Wen LAI  Shie-Jue LEE  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E86-B   No.1   pp.25-34
Publication Date: 2003/01/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Multiple Access and Signal Transmission Techniques for Future Mobile Communications)
wireless communication,  randomly addressed polling,  up-link traffic,  base station,  mobile host,  

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Randomly addressed polling was proposed as a multiple access control protocol for wireless local area networks (LANs). However, the protocol has difficulties in supporting real-time services such as voice transmission. We propose a reservation scheme and make it possible to support real-time services. The scheme is described in detail. Efficiency and average access delay are analyzed.