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Quality of Service in Wireless Networks

Guest Editors: Wei Cheng, Yong Cui, Kai Xing, Nan Zhang, Kui Wu, Wei Yu, and Jiazhen Zhou

  1. Research

    Beamforming techniques for enabling spatial-reuse in MCCA 802.11s networks

    We address the problem of co-channel interference (CCI) in wireless mesh networks based on the IEEE802.11s extension. The carrier sensing mechanism deployed in those networks insufficiently addresses the CCI p...

    Y Lebrun, K Zhao, S Pollin, A Bourdoux, F Horlin, S Du and R Lauwereins

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:136

    Published on: 22 October 2011

  2. Research

    Clustering and OFDMA-based MAC protocol (COMAC) for vehicular ad hoc networks

    The IEEE community is working on the wireless access in vehicular environments as a main technology for vehicular ad hoc networks. The medium access control (MAC) protocol of this system known as IEEE 802.11p ...

    Khalid Abdel Hafeez, Lian Zhao, Zaiyi Liao and Bobby Ngok-Wah Ma

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:117

    Published on: 30 September 2011

  3. Research

    Delay-throughput analysis of multi-channel MAC protocols in ad hoc networks

    Since delay and throughput are important Quality of Service parameters in many wireless applications, we study the performance of different multi-channel Media Access Control (MAC) protocols in ad hoc networks...

    Jari Nieminen and Riku Jäntti

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:108

    Published on: 22 September 2011

  4. Research

    Enabling location-aware quality-controlled access in wireless networks

    Location-based services (LBSs), such as location-specific contents-providing services, presence services, and E-911 locating services, have recently been drawing much attention in wireless network community. S...

    Hwangnam Kim, Hyun Soon Kim, Suk Kyu Lee, Eun-Chan Park and Kyung-Joon Park

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:102

    Published on: 18 September 2011

  5. Research

    Adaptive QoS provision for IEEE 802.16e BWA networks based on cross-layer design

    This article proposes an integrated framework for adaptive QoS provision in IEEE 802.16e broadband wireless access networks based on cross-layer design. On one hand, an efficient admission control (AC) algorit...

    Hongtao Zhang, Xiaoxiang Wang, ZB Qin, GS Kuo and Thomas Michael Bohnert

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:69

    Published on: 19 August 2011

  6. Research

    Handoff optimization in 802.11 wireless networks

    In 802.11 wireless networks, a complete handoff procedure for a mobile node requires access point (AP) selection, AP switch, call admission control (CAC), IP address re-allocation, and network re-configuration...

    IP Hsieh and Shang-Juh Kao

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:30

    Published on: 6 July 2011

    The Erratum to this article has been published in EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:44

  7. Research

    Low latency IP mobility management: protocol and analysis

    Mobile IP is one of the dominating protocols that enable a mobile node to remain reachable while moving around in the Internet. However, it suffers from long handoff latency and route inefficiency. In this art...

    Min Liu, Xiaobing Guo, Anfu Zhou, Shengling Wang, Zhongcheng Li and Eryk Dutkiewicz

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:25

    Published on: 30 June 2011

  8. Research

    Sense through wall human detection using UWB radar

    In this article, we discuss techniques for sense through wall human detection for different types of walls. We have focused on detection of stationary human target behind wall based on breathing movements. In ...

    Sukhvinder Singh, Qilian Liang, Dechang Chen and Li Sheng

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:20

    Published on: 21 June 2011

  9. Research Article

    Analytical Study of QoS-Oriented Multicast in Wireless Networks

    Multicast is a very popular bandwidth-conserving technology exploited in many multimedia applications. However, existing standards of high rate wireless networks provide no error recovery mechanism (ARQ) for m...

    Andrey Lyakhov and Mikhail Yakimov

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:307507

    Published on: 15 March 2011