Analysis of Traffic Agent Scheme for Coverage Improvement in Wireless Local Area Networks

Hai-Feng Yuan, Yang Yang, Wen-Bing Yao, Yong-Hua Song

Abstract

Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) can provide high data-rate wireless multimedia applications to end users in a limited geographical area and has been widely deployed in recent years. For indoor WLAN systems, how to efficiently improve service coverage is a challenging problem. In this paper, we propose a coverage improvement scheme that can identify suitable Mobile Stations(MS) in good service zones and use them as Traffic Agents (TA) to relay traffic for those out-of-coverage MS’s. The service coverage area of WLAN system is therefore expanded. Mathematical analysis, verified by computer simulations, shows that the scheme can effectively reduce blocking probability when the system is lightly loaded.

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Yuan H., Yang Y., Yao W. and Song Y. (2005). Analysis of Traffic Agent Scheme for Coverage Improvement in Wireless Local Area Networks . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005) ISBN 972-8865-21-X, pages 3-12. DOI: 10.5220/0002556900030012


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@conference{wis05,
author={Hai-Feng Yuan and Yang Yang and Wen-Bing Yao and Yong-Hua Song},
title={Analysis of Traffic Agent Scheme for Coverage Improvement in Wireless Local Area Networks},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={3-12},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002556900030012},
isbn={972-8865-21-X},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005)
TI - Analysis of Traffic Agent Scheme for Coverage Improvement in Wireless Local Area Networks
SN - 972-8865-21-X
AU - Yuan H.
AU - Yang Y.
AU - Yao W.
AU - Song Y.
PY - 2005
SP - 3
EP - 12
DO - 10.5220/0002556900030012