Adaptive Rate Transmission in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks

Daniela N. DJONIN
Ashok K. KARMOKAR
Dejan V. DJONIN
Vijay K. BHARGAVA

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E87-B    No.5    pp.1389-1392
Publication Date: 2004/05/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Transmission Systems and Transmission Equipment
Keyword: 
adaptive modulations,  ad hoc networks,  CSMA/CA,  

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Summary: 
We propose adaptive variable-rate constant-power scheme for ad hoc wireless networks, employing the modification of Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA) protocol. Potential improvements in throughput and back-off probability are presented for different system parameters.