Throughput of IEEE 802.11 FHSS networks in the presence of strongly interfering Bluetooth networks

André Stranne, Fredrik Florén, Ove Edfors, Bengt-Arne Molin

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Abstract

The impact of interference from Bluetooth networks on the throughput of IEEE 802.11 FHSS networks is investigated. This is done by deriving an analytical approximation of the throughput of slow frequency-hopping systems. The derivation in itself provides valuable insights into the mechanisms of interference between systems employing the frequency-hopping technique. In deriving the approximation, it is assumed that packet collisions result in total loss of all information contained in the packets involved in the collisions, regardless of the distance between the networks. The results indicate that the Bluetooth networks may have a negative effect on the throughput of an IEEE 802.11 network using long packet types
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication13th IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications. PIMRC 2002. Proceedings (Cat. No.02TH8637)
PublisherIEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages161-165
ISBN (Print)0-7803-7589-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002
EventIEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications PIMRC, 2002 - Pavilhao Altantico, Lisboa, Portugal
Duration: 2002 Sep 152002 Sep 18
Conference number: 13

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications PIMRC, 2002
Country/TerritoryPortugal
CityPavilhao Altantico, Lisboa
Period2002/09/152002/09/18

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

Keywords

  • slow frequency-hopping systems
  • throughput
  • analytical approximation
  • interference
  • IEEE 802.11 FHSS networks
  • Bluetooth networks
  • packet collisions
  • long packet types

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