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著者
Md. Selim Al Mamun Okayama University
Funabiki, Nobuo Okayama University
Kyaw Soe Lwin Okayama University
Md. Ezharul Islam Okayama University
Kao, Wen-Chung National Taiwan Normal University
抄録
Recently, Wireless Local-Area Network (WLAN) has become prevailing as it provides flexible Internet access to users with low cost through installation of several types of access points (APs) in the network. Previously, we proposed the active AP configuration algorithm for the elastic WLAN system using heterogeneous APs, which dynamically optimizes the configuration by activating or deactivating APs based on traffic demands. However, this algorithm assumes that any active AP may use a different channel from the other ones to avoid interferences, although the number of non-interfered channels in IEEE 802.11 protocols is limited. In this paper, we propose the extension of the AP configuration algorithm to consider the channel assignment to the active APs under this limitation. Besides, AP associations of the hosts are modified to improve the network performance by averaging loads among channels. The effectiveness of our proposal is evaluated using the WIMNET simulator in two topologies. Finally, the elastic WLAN system including this proposal is implemented using Raspberry Pi for the AP. The feasibility and performance of the implementation are verified through experiments using the testbed.
キーワード
Elastic WLAN system
interference minimization
channel assignment
active access-point configuration algorithm
testbed
Raspberry Pi
発行日
2017-10-04
出版物タイトル
International Journal of Networking and Computing
7巻
2号
出版者
IJNC Editorial Committee
開始ページ
248
終了ページ
270
ISSN
2185-2839
資料タイプ
学術雑誌論文
言語
English
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岡山大学
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