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Investigation of IEEE Standard 802.11 Medium Access Control (MAC) Layer in ad-hoc
Linköping University, Department of Electrical Engineering.
2006 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Magister), 20 points / 30 hpStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis involved a research of mechanisms of MAC layer in the ad-hoc networks environment, the ad-hoc networks in the terminology of the standard are called IBSS Independent Basic Service, these type of networks are very useful in real situation where there are not the possibility of display a infrastructure, when there isn’t a network previous planning.

The connection to a new network is one of the different with the most common type of Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) that are the ones with infrastructure. The connection is established without the presence of a central station, instead the stations discover the others with broadcast messages in the coverage area of each station. In the context of standard 802.11 networks the communication between the stations is peer to peer, only with one hop. To continue with initiation process is necessary the synchronization between the different stations of his timers.

The other capital mechanism that is treated is the medium access mechanism, to hold a shared and unreliable medium, all the heavy of this issue goes to the distributed coordination function DCF.

In this moment there is an emergent technology, WIMAX or standard IEEE 802.16, like the standard 802.11 is a wireless communication protocol. Some comparison between the MAC layer mechanisms would be realized between these two standards

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Institutionen för systemteknik , 2006. , 74 p.
Keyword [en]
MAC, 802.11, Ad-hoc networks, Access control, Coordination Functions, Initiation, Scanning, Synchronization
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Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-6908ISRN: LiTH-ISY-EX--06/3890--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-6908DiVA: diva2:22043
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