Packet Error Rate Analysis of IEEE 802.15.4 under Saturated IEEE 802.11b Network Interference

Soo Young SHIN  Hong Seong PARK  Wook Hyun KWON  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E90-B   No.10   pp.2961-2963
Publication Date: 2007/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e90-b.10.2961
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Network
Keyword: 
packet error rate (PER),  interference,  IEEE 802.15.4,  IEEE 802.11b,  

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Summary: 
In this paper, the packet error rate (PER) of IEEE 802.15.4 under the interference of a saturated IEEE 802.11b network is evaluated using an analytic model when IEEE 802.15.4 and IEEE 802.11b coexist. The PER is obtained from the bit error rate (BER) and the collision time, where the BER is obtained from the signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio. The analytic results are validated using simulations.