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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. Content type: Research

    To reserve end-to-end bandwidth in quality of service (QoS) supported wireless ad hoc networks, local bandwidth requirement should be carefully determined by considering the number of contending nodes in an in...

    Authors: JooSang Youn, Sangheon Pack and Yong-Geun Hong

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:163

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    Emerging multimedia applications require more bandwidth and strict QoS requirements. To meet these in wireless personal area networks, WiMedia multiband-orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (MB-OFDM) has...

    Authors: Hyuk-Chin Chang and Saewoong Bahk

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:150

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:136

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    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 ...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:117

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    In this article, an adaptive scheduling packets algorithm for the uplink traffic in WiMAX networks is proposed. The proposed algorithm is designed to be completely dynamic, mainly in networks that use various ...

    Authors: Marcio Andrey Teixeira and Paulo Roberto Guardieiro

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:113

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:102

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  7. Content type: Research

    In the IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs, the bandwidth is not fairly shared among stations due to the distributed coordination function (DCF) mechanism in the IEEE 802.11 MAC protocol. It introduces the per-flow and ...

    Authors: Vasaka Visoottiviseth, Akkasit Trunganont and Siwaruk Siwamogsatham

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:97

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    Although different call admission control (CAC) schemes have been proposed for cellular-wireless local area network (WLAN) interworking systems, no studies consider mobile stations (MSs) only with a single int...

    Authors: Hyung-Taig Lim, Younghyun Kim, Sangheon Pack and Chul-Hee Kang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:91

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    Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) became one of the high technology domains during the last 10 years. Real-time applications for them make it necessary to provide the guaranteed quality of service (QoS). The mai...

    Authors: Lianming Zhang, Jianping Yu and Xiaoheng Deng

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:82

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:69

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    We propose a TCP window-size delegation method for downlink TXOP (transmission opportunity) Exchange in wireless local area networks (WLANs). In our method, the 'compliant' stations (STAs) cooperatively use th...

    Authors: Takayuki Nishio, Ryoichi Shinkuma, Tatsuro Takahashi and Go Hasegawa

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:58

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  12. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: IP Hsieh and Shang-Juh Kao

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:30

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

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    The orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) system has the advantages of flexible subcarrier allocation and adaptive modulation with respect to channel conditions. However, transmission overhead ...

    Authors: Yen-Wen Chen, Chang-Wu Chen and Yi-Shiou Lin

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:28

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  14. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:25

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  15. Content type: Research

    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 ...

    Authors: Sukhvinder Singh, Qilian Liang, Dechang Chen and Li Sheng

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:20

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  16. Content type: Research Article

    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...

    Authors: Andrey Lyakhov and Mikhail Yakimov

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:307507

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