Efficient Coupled PHY and MAC use of Physical Bursts by ARQ-Enabled Connections in IEEE 802.16e/WiMAX Networks

Oran Sharon, Amit Liron, Yaron Alpert

Abstract

In this paper we address an aspect of the mutual influence between the PHY layer budding blocks (FEC Blocks) and the MAC level allocations in the Uplink and Downlink of IEEE 802.16e/WiMAX networks. In these networks it is possible to transmit MAC level frames, denoted MAC PDUs, such that a PDU contains an integral number of fixed size Data Blocks. PDUs are transmitted over PHY Bursts, which are divided into FEC Blocks. We suggest an algorithm that computes the best way to define PDUs in a Burst in order to maximize the Burst Goodput. We also give guidelines on how to choose the best Modulation/Coding Scheme (MCS) to use in the Burst, given the SNR of the channel.

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Sharon O., Alpert Y. and Liron A. (2013). Efficient Coupled PHY and MAC use of Physical Bursts by ARQ-Enabled Connections in IEEE 802.16e/WiMAX Networks . In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and 10th International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-74-7, pages 191-198. DOI: 10.5220/0004490201910198


in Bibtex Style

@conference{winsys13,
author={Oran Sharon and Yaron Alpert and Amit Liron},
title={Efficient Coupled PHY and MAC use of Physical Bursts by ARQ-Enabled Connections in IEEE 802.16e/WiMAX Networks},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and 10th International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={191-198},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004490201910198},
isbn={978-989-8565-74-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and 10th International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2013)
TI - Efficient Coupled PHY and MAC use of Physical Bursts by ARQ-Enabled Connections in IEEE 802.16e/WiMAX Networks
SN - 978-989-8565-74-7
AU - Sharon O.
AU - Alpert Y.
AU - Liron A.
PY - 2013
SP - 191
EP - 198
DO - 10.5220/0004490201910198