Analysis of the Rate-Based Channel Access Prioritization for Drive-Thru Applications in the IEEE 802.11p WAVE

Inhye KANG  Hyogon KIM  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E93-B    No.6    pp.1605-1607
Publication Date: 2010/06/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E93.B.1605
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Network
IEEE 802.11p,  vehicle-to-roadside (V2R) communication,  drive-thru applications,  rate adaptation,  throughput,  

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In this letter, we develop an analytical model for the drive-thru applications based on the IEEE 802.11p WAVE. The model shows that prioritizing the bitrates via the 802.11e EDCA mechanism leads to significant throughput improvement.