MyopicMAC: A Throughput-Optimal Random Access Scheme for Distributed Wireless Networks

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Dinis, Rui; Oliveira, Rodolfo; Luis, Nuno; Bernardo, Luis;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s11277-015-3014-x
  • Subject: MAC optimization | Wireless LANs | Medium access control | MAC performance evaluation

This work presents a novel Medium Access Control (MAC) algorithm for single-hop distributed wireless networks, MyopicMAC, which is designed to maximize the network throughput performance. In our scheme, all nodes adopt a common optimal contention window avoiding message... View more
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