Reduced Congestion Queuing: QoS Support for Optimizing Base Station Layout in Multihop Wireless Networks

Akira TANAKA  Susumu YOSHIDA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E91-B   No.11   pp.3779-3783
Publication Date: 2008/11/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e91-b.11.3779
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Terrestrial Radio Communications
Keyword: 
multihop wireless network,  delay,  priority control,  base station density,  jitter,  latency,  

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Summary: 
A QoS support technique for easily minimizing delay in multihop wireless networks is proposed. Using a priority queue operation that reduces delays overall, the proposed technique, Reduced Congestion Queuing (RCQ), solves problems peculiar to multihops. By adding RCQ to a multihop system, base station or access point density and cost can be more effectively curtailed than by simply applying multihops to a cellular network or wireless LAN because RCQ expands the multihop service area. Due to its simplicity, the proposed technique can be used in a wide range of applications, including VoIP.