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Title: Airtime usage control in virtualized multi-cell 802.11 networks
Authors: Derakhshani, Mahsa
Wang, Xiaowei
Le-Ngoc, Tho
Leon-Garcia, Alberto
Keywords: Computer networks
Wireless networks
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: DERAKHSHANI, M. ... et al., 2015. Airtime usage control in virtualized multi-cell 802.11 networks. IN: Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps), San Diego, United States, 6-10 December 2015, DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOMW.2015.7414201.
Abstract: This paper investigates the station (STA)-access point (AP) association and airtime control for virtualized 802.11 networks to provide service customization and fairness across multiple Internet service-providers (ISPs) sharing the common physical infrastructure and network capacity. More specifically, an optimization problem is formulated on the STAs' transmission probabilities to maximize the overall network throughput, while providing airtime usage guarantees for the ISPs. Subsequently, an algorithm to reach the optimal solution is developed by applying monomial approximation and geometric programming iteratively. Illustrative results confirm the superior and robust performance of the developed association and airtime control scheme in terms of both throughput and fairness.
Description: © 2015 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOMW.2015.7414201
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/21337
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOMW.2015.7414201
ISBN: 9781467395267
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