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Cross-Layer Design for the Physical, MAC, and Link Layer in Wireless Systems

  1. Research Article

    Adaptive Cross-Layer Distributed Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation Algorithms for Wireless Data Networks

    The issue of adaptive and distributed cross-layer resource allocation for energy efficiency in uplink code-division multiple-access (CDMA) wireless data networks is addressed. The resource allocation problems ...

    Stefano Buzzi, H. Vincent Poor and Daniela Saturnino

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2009:532607

    Published on: 31 August 2008

  2. Research Article

    Channel MAC Protocol for Opportunistic Communication in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks

    Despite significant research effort, the performance of distributed medium access control methods has failed to meet theoretical expectations. This paper proposes a protocol named "Channel MAC" performing a fu...

    Manzur Ashraf, Aruna Jayasuriya and Sylvie Perreau

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2009:368209

    Published on: 7 August 2008

  3. Research Article

    Medium Access in Spread-Spectrum Ad Hoc Networks with Multiuser Detection

    Conventional medium access control protocols are designed to avoid simultaneous transmissions, based on a simple collision model in the underlying physical layer. Recently, strong physical layer capabilities, ...

    Katsutoshi Kusume, Robert Vilzmann, Andreas Müller, Christian Hartmann and Gerhard Bauch

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2009:156247

    Published on: 4 August 2008

  4. Research Article

    Cross Layer PHY-MAC Protocol for Wireless Static and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

    Multihop mobile wireless networks have drawn a lot of attention in recent years thanks to their wide applicability in civil and military environments. Since the existing IEEE 802.11 distributed coordination fu...

    Sylwia Romaszko and Chris Blondia

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2009:278041

    Published on: 4 August 2008

  5. Research Article

    Further Development of Synchronous Array Method for Ad Hoc Wireless Networks

    A further development of the synchronous array method (SAM) as a medium access control scheme for large-scale ad hoc wireless networks is presented. Under SAM, all transmissions of data packets between adjacen...

    Yuan Yu, Yi Huang, Bin Zhao and Yingbo Hua

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2009:873202

    Published on: 29 July 2008

  6. Research Article

    Nonconcave Utility Maximisation in the MIMO Broadcast Channel

    The problem of determining an optimal parameter setup at the physical layer in a multiuser, multiantenna downlink is considered. An aggregate utility, which is assumed to depend on the users' rates, is used as...

    Johannes Brehmer and Wolfgang Utschick

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2009:645041

    Published on: 18 June 2008