TITLE

A MAC Throughput in The IEEE 802.11ac Over Error-prone Channel

AUTHOR(S)
Ha Cheol Lee
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Vol. 631-632, p801
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper analyzes a MAC (Medium Access Control) layer throughput over error-prone channel in the IEEE 802.11ac-based wireless LAN with DCF (Distributed Coordination Function) protocol and A-MPDU (MAC Protocol Data Unit Aggregation) scheme, using theoretical analysis method. The MAC saturation throughput is evaluated by using a PER (Packet Error Rate) on the condition that the number of station, transmission probability, the number of parallel beams and the number of frames in each A-MPDU are variables. When the PER is 10-2 and the number of aggregated MPDUs in each A-MPDU is 20, it is identified that the MAC layer throughput of IEEE 802.11ac can be maximally attained up to a 92.8% of physical transmission rate.
ACCESSION #
100087690

 

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