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Access Point Selection Algorithm for Densely Deployed IEEE 802.11 WLANs
Kim, Gyul; Lee, SuKyoung;
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In the IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN environment, the common Access Point (AP) selection of the existing terminal is based on signal strength. However, the signal strength-based AP selection method does not ensure an optimal data rate. Recently, several AP selection methods to solve this problem have been suggested. However, when we select AP, these have a latency problem and don`t consider dense environments of AP. In this paper, we confirm the problem of the conventional AP selection about the signal strength and the throughput through the actual measurement, and propose algorithm that selects AP by scoring link speed and wireless round trip time to compensate the problem. Furthermore, the proposed AP selection algorithm through the actual experiment proves the improved performance as compared with the existing methods.
IEEE 802.11 WLANs;Access Point(AP);Wi-Fi;Link Speed;Round Trip Time;
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