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Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference, 2002. 21st IEEE International (2006)
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Apr. 10, 2006 to Apr. 12, 2006
ISBN: 1-4244-0198-4
pp: 34
A.G. Mignaco , Sch. of Electr.&Comput. Eng., State Univ. of Campinas, Brazil
P. Cardieri , Sch. of Electr.&Comput. Eng., State Univ. of Campinas, Brazil
ABSTRACT
The performance analysis of multihop wireless networks requires appropriate performance measures in order to take into consideration the intrinsic characteristics of this type of networks. The information efficiency is a measure of how efficiently bits of information are transmitted in multihop networks. In this paper we investigate the performance of a multihop network, by evaluating its total information efficiency, defined as the sum of the amount of information efficiency of all active one-hop links at a given time. By using the total information efficiency as a performance measure, we are able to evaluate the effects of channel reuse throughout the network and analyze the resulting tradeoffs involving different modulation schemes, different transmission ranges and the propagation effects.
INDEX TERMS
propagation effect, information efficiency, multihop wireless network, intrinsic characteristics, one-hop links, channel reuse, modulation scheme, transmission range
CITATION
A.G. Mignaco, P. Cardieri, "Total information efficiency in multihop wireless networks", Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference, 2002. 21st IEEE International, vol. 00, no. , pp. 34, 2006, doi:10.1109/.2006.1629412
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