12,000

We have over 12,000 students, from over 100 countries, within one of the safest campuses in the UK

93%

93% of Lancaster students go into work or further study within six months of graduating

Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Performance analysis and enhancements for IEEE ...
View graph of relations

« Back

Performance analysis and enhancements for IEEE 802.11e wireless networks

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Published

Journal publication date07/2005
JournalIEEE Network
Journal number4
Volume19
Number of pages7
Pages21-27
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

The IEEE 802.11 WLAN legacy standard cannot provide QoS support for multimedia applications. Thus, considerable research efforts have been carried out to enhance QoS support for 802.11. Among them, 802.11e is the upcoming QoS-enhanced standard proposed by the IEEE working group. This article describes in detail the new QoS features of 802.11e based on the latest version of the standard draft. We investigate the performance of 802.11e through computer simulations. Using simple examples, we show the effectiveness at adaptive schemes under the 802.11e framework.