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Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.11n System adapting Frame Aggregation Methods

Frame Aggregation 기법을 적용한 IEEE 802.11n 시스템 성능 분석

  • 이윤호 (충북대학교 전파통신공학과) ;
  • 김주석 (충북대학교 전파통신공학과) ;
  • 김경석 (충북대학교 전파통신공학과)
  • Published : 2009.12.28

Abstract

IEEE 802.11n is an ongoing next-generation WLAN(Wireless Local Area Network) standard that supports a very high-speed connection with more than 100Mb/s data throughput measured at the MAC(Medium Access Control) layer. Study trends of IEEE 802.11n show two aspects, enhanced data throughput using aggregation among packets in MAC layer, and better data rates adapting MIMO(Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) in PHY(Physical) layer. But, the former doesn't consider wireless channel and the latter doesn't consider aggregation among packets for reality. Therefore, this paper analyzes data throughput for IEEE 802.11n considering MAC and PHY connection. A-MPDU(Aggregation-MAC Protocol Data Unit) and A-MSDU(Aggregation-MAC Service Unit) is adapted considering multi-service in MAC layer, WLAN MIMO TGn channel using SVD(Singular Value Decomposition) is adapted considering MIMO and wireless channel in PHY layer. Consequently, Simulation results shows throughput between A-MPDU and A-MSDU. Also, We use Ns-2(Network simulator-2) for reality.

Keywords

IEEE 802.11n;A-MPDU;A-MSDU;WLAN MIMO TGn Channel

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