Design and Performance Evaluation of Contention Resolution Schemes with QoS Support for Multimedia Traffic in High Bit-Rate Wireless Communications

Warakorn SRICHAVENGSUP  Akkarapat CHAROENPANICHKIT  Lunchakorn WUTTISITTIKULKIJ  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E91-B   No.5   pp.1295-1308
Publication Date: 2008/05/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e91-b.5.1295
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Communication Quality)
Category: Definition and Modeling of Application Level QoS
Keyword: 
channel reservation,  quality of service,  multi-class traffic,  priority,  wireless communication,  

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Summary: 
This paper considers the problem of contention resolution algorithm for multi-class with quality of service (QoS) constrained for wireless communication. Five different channel reservation schemes are proposed, namely, UNI+MLA, UNI+DS, UNI+DS+MLA, Partial UNI and Partial UNI+MLA schemes for multimedia traffic, all are extensions of our recently proposed UNI scheme for single-class traffic. The goal is to achieve the highest system performance and enable each traffic type to meet its QoS requirements. We evaluate the performance of each scheme by mathematical analysis. The numerical results show that our proposed schemes are effective in enabling each traffic type to achieve the best successful rate possible in this kind of environment. Finally when comparing between our proposed schemes and conventional technique in terms of both throughput performance and QoS requirements it is found that the UNI+MLA, UNI+DS+MLA and Partial UNI+MLA schemes are relatively efficient and suitable for practical applications.