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Throughput Efficiency of Go-Back-N ARQ Protocol on Parallel Multi-Channel with Burst Errors
Kenichi NAGAOKA Chun-Xiang CHEN Masaharu KOMATSU
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2008/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Fundamental Theories for Communications
Go-Back-N ARQ, parallel multiple channels, Markov error model, throughput efficiency,
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In this paper, we investigate the throughput efficiency of the Go-Back-N ARQ protocol on parallel multiple channels with burst errors. We assume that packet errors occur according to a two-state Markov chain on each channel. The effect of the decay factor of the Markov chain on throughput efficiency is evaluated based on the results of numerical analysis.