Saturated Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.11 DCF with Imperfect Channel Sensing

불완전 채널 감지하의 IEEE 802.11 DCF 포화상태 성능 분석

  • 신수용 (국립금오공과대학 전자공학부) ;
  • 채석 (국립금오공과대학 전자공학부)
  • Received : 2011.08.19
  • Accepted : 2012.01.02
  • Published : 2012.02.29


In this paper, performance of IEEE 802.11 carrier-sense multiple access with collision-avoidance (CSMA/CA) protocols in saturated traffic conditions is presented taking into account the impact of imperfect channel sensing. The imperfect channel sensing includes both missed-detection and false alarm and their impact on the performance of IEEE 802.11 is analyzed and expressed as a closed form. To include the imperfect channel sensing at the physical layer, we modified the state transition probabilities of well-known two state Markov process model. Simulation results closely match the theoretical expressions confirming the effectiveness of the proposed model. Based on both theoretical and simulated results, the probability of detection is concluded as a dominant factor for the performance of IEEE 802.11.

본 논문은 불완전한 채널 감지를 고려한 포화 상태에서의 IEEE 802.11 carrier-sense multiple access with collision-avoidance(CSMA/CA)의 성능을 분석한다. 불완전한 채널 감지는 missed-detection과 false alarm을 포함하는데, 이러한 불완전한 채널 감지가 IEEE 802.11의 성능에 미치는 영향을 분석하고 이를 수식적으로 표현한다. 물리 계층의 불완전한 채널 감지를 표현하기 위해, 본 논문에서는 기존의 2차원 마코프 프로세스 모델을 수정했다. 모의실험 결과와 제안된 모델의 이론적인 결과가 일치하는 것을 보였다. 이러한 실험 결과를 바탕으로, 감지 확률이 IEEE 802.11의 성능에 있어 가장 중요한 요소임을 확인하였다.


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