On scheduling of multimedia services in a low-power MAC for wireless ATM networks

Jyh-Cheng Chen*, Krishna M. Sivalingam, Prathima Agrawal, Raj Acharya

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Abstract

This paper describes the design and analysis of the scheduling algorithm for EC-MAC (energy conserving medium access control) [1], a low-power medium access control (MAC) protocol for wireless and mobile ATM networks. Based on the structure of EC-MAC and the characteristics of wireless channel, we propose a new algorithm which can deal with the bursty errors and the location-dependent errors. Most scheduling algorithms proposed for either wired or wireless networks were analyzed with homogeneous traffic or multimedia services with simplified traffic models. We analyze our scheduling algorithm with more realistic multi-media traffic models. One of the key goals of the scheduling algorithm is simplicity and fast implementation. Unlike the time-stamp based algorithm, our algorithm does not need to sort the virtual time, thus reducing the complexity of the algorithm significantly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages243-247
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 9th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC. Part 3 (of 3) - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: 8 Sep 199811 Sep 1998

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 1998 9th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC. Part 3 (of 3)
CityBoston, MA, USA
Period8/09/9811/09/98

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    Chen, J-C., Sivalingam, K. M., Agrawal, P., & Acharya, R. (1998). On scheduling of multimedia services in a low-power MAC for wireless ATM networks. 243-247. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1998 9th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC. Part 3 (of 3), Boston, MA, USA, . https://doi.org/10.1109/PIMRC.1998.733552