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Title: Achievable capacity limit of high performance nodes for wireless mesh networks
Authors: Olwal, T
Masonta, M
Mekuria, F
Roux, K
Keywords: Broadband for all (BB4allTM) architecture
BB4allTM
End-to-end theoretical capacity limit
IEEE 802.11a mesh standard
IEEE 802.11n mesh standard
High performance node (HPN)
HPN
Broadband networks
Issue Date: Aug-2012
Publisher: InTech
Citation: Olwal, T, Masonta, M, Mekuria, F and Roux, K. Achievable capacity limit of high performance nodes for wireless mesh networks. Wireless Mesh Networks: Efficient link scheduling, channel assignment. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, pp 149-176
Series/Report no.: Workflow;9404
Abstract: Next generation fixed wireless broadband networks have immensely been deployed as mesh networks in order to provide and extend access to the internet. These networks are characterised by the use of multiple orthogonal channels. Nodes in the network have the ability to simultaneously communicate with many neighbours using multiple radios over orthogonal channels thereby improving effective and "online" channel utilisation. Many such networks emerging from standards such as IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n and 802.16 are already in use, ranging from prototype test-beds to complete solutions. The increasing question is how the theoretical capacity of such static multi-radio multi-channel (MRMC) network scales with the number of nodes and the irregularity of the deployment terrain. In their seminal work, Gupta and Kumar (2000) determined the capacity of single radio single channel in arbitrary networks. Their findings have been later extended to derive the capacity bounds of the MRMC configurations by Kyasanur and Vaidya (2005).
Description: Copyright: 2012 Olwal et al., licensee InTech. This is an open access chapter distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
URI: http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/37853/InTech-Achievable_capacity_limit_of_high_performance_nodes_for_wireless_mesh_networks.pdf
http://hdl.handle.net/10204/6053
ISBN: 978-953-51-0672-2
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