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Random Multiple Access Algorithms Using a Control Mini-Slot
April 1997 (vol. 46 no. 4)
pp. 473-476

Abstract—The multiple access problem as characterized by infinite user population and a slotted-time channel is examined, and an algorithm that utilizes a control mini-slot is proposed. The stability region of the proposed algorithm is determined and compared to the random access algorithm with the highest known throughput. A break-even point is also given.

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Dimitri Kazakos, Lazaros F. Merakos, Hakan Deliç, "Random Multiple Access Algorithms Using a Control Mini-Slot," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 473-476, April 1997, doi:10.1109/12.588061
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