ABI: A mechanism for increasing video delivery quality in multi-radio Wireless Mesh Networks with Energy Saving

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Title: ABI: A mechanism for increasing video delivery quality in multi-radio Wireless Mesh Networks with Energy Saving
Authors: Hava, Adriana
Muntean, Gabriel-Miro
Murphy, John
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7613
Date: 27-Jun-2014
Abstract: Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) are becoming increasingly popular mostly due to their ease of deployment. One of the main drawbacks of these networks is that they suffer with respect to Quality of Service (QoS) provisioning to its clients. Equipping wireless mesh nodes with multiple radios for increasing the available bandwidth has become a common practice nowadays due to the low cost of the wireless chipsets. Even though the available bandwidth increases with each radio deployed on the mesh node, the energy consumed for transmission increases accordingly. Thus, efficient usage of the radio interfaces is a key aspect for keeping the energy consumption at low levels while keeping a high QoS level for the mesh network’s clients. In the light of the above presented aspects concerning WMNs, the contribution of this paper is two-fold: (i) ABI, a mechanism for efficient usage of the available bandwidth for the mesh nodes, and (ii) decreasing the energy consumption by activating the radios only when needed. The solution proposed is throughly evaluated and shows that the two contributions can provide good QoS and decrease the overall energy consumption.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IEEE
Copyright (published version): 2014 IEEE
Keywords: Networking and QoS;Congestion control
DOI: 10.1109/BMSB.2014.6873520
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB), Bejing, China, 25-27 June 2014
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