The Impact of Packet Loss Behavior in 802.11g on the Cooperation Gain in Reliable Multicast

Janus Heide, Peter Vingelmann, Morten Videbæk Pedersen, Qi Zhang, Frank Fitzek

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Abstract

In group-oriented applications for wireless networks, reliable multicast strategies are important in order to efficiently distribute data, e.g. in Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) and Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs). To ensure that developed protocols and systems will operate as expected when deployed in the wild, a good understanding of several factors such as packet loss characteristics is necessary. In this paper the correlation of erasures in a cluster of receiving mobile devices is measured and analyzed. In the considered scenario, a source node broadcasts packets to a cluster of receivers located relatively far away. To ensure that the obtained data can easily be applied in analysis, we introduce the cluster erasure transition matrix. We then analyze a simple broadcast and cooperative scheme, and show that the assumption of independent packet erasures unfairly favors the cooperative scheme according to the obtained measurements.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall)
Number of pages5
PublisherIEEE Press
Publication date6 Sep 2012
Pages1-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-1880-8
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4673-1879-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Sep 2012
EventIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference - Québec City, Canada
Duration: 3 Sep 20126 Sep 2012
Conference number: 76th

Conference

ConferenceIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
Number76th
Country/TerritoryCanada
CityQuébec City
Period03/09/201206/09/2012
SeriesI E E E V T S Vehicular Technology Conference. Proceedings
ISSN1550-2252

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  • NOCE: Network COding Evolved

    Heide, J., Pedersen, M. V., Vingelmann, P. & Fitzek, F.

    01/01/201131/12/2011

    Project: Research

  • CONE: Cooperation and Network Coding

    Fitzek, F., Heide, J., Pedersen, M. V. & Larsen, T.

    FTP

    01/09/200931/07/2012

    Project: Research

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