Deployment and Evaluation of a Wireless Mesh Network

Ali Hamidian, Claudio E. Palazzi, Tin Y. Chong, Juan M. Navarro, Ulf Körner, Mario Gerla

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Abstract

Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) have the potentialities to greatly penetrate the marketplace in the next decade. They can be considered a hybrid between wireless infrastructure and ad-hoc networks; no other network infrastructure is needed other than the mesh points, thus providing flexibility in building and expanding the network, allowing for automatic discovery of neighboring nodes, increased reliability and redundancy. In this work, we discuss how WMNs can be practically employed to support wireless multihop communications in an office-wide area. To this aim, we have deployed a real WMN testbed utilizing state-of-the-art technology and analyzed the performance of this architecture when supporting multihop heterogeneous traffic.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication[Host publication title missing]
PublisherIEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages66-72
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventThe Second International Conference on Advances in Mesh Networks (MESH 2009) - Athens, Greece
Duration: 0001 Jan 2 → …

Conference

ConferenceThe Second International Conference on Advances in Mesh Networks (MESH 2009)
Country/TerritoryGreece
CityAthens
Period0001/01/02 → …

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

Keywords

  • IEEE 802.11
  • multi-hop wireless networks
  • MCL
  • EDCA
  • IEEE 802.11e
  • ad hoc networks
  • IEEE 802.11s
  • wireless mesh networks
  • testbed

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