Effect of MAC control messaging to WiMAX throughput in practical cases

Pekka Ruuska, Esa Piri, Jarmo Prokkola

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Abstract

Performance of WiMAX has been widely studied still the MAC protocols’ efficiency in various conditions is not fully understood. We evaluated the earlier studies and realized that none of them provided a detailed analysis, which could be used to assess an operational WiMAX system. This paper presents a novel method to calculate theoretical maximum capacity of both Fixed and Mobile WiMAX. MAC protocol’s efficiency is analyzed in different practical cases and it is shown that with a certain bandwidth, modulation and channel coding the MAC uplink overhead is critical to performance along with the number of active subscriber’s stations and length of MAC PDUs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings
Subtitle of host publication8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE
Pages639-643
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-61284-402-2
ISBN (Print)78-1-61284-403-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011 - Aachen, Germany
Duration: 6 Nov 20119 Nov 2011

Conference

Conference8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011
Abbreviated titleISWCS 2011
CountryGermany
CityAachen
Period6/11/119/11/11

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Throughput
Channel coding
Modulation
Bandwidth

Keywords

  • Fixed-WiMAX
  • Mobile-WiMAX
  • MAC performance
  • analyzing
  • OFDMA

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Ruuska, P., Piri, E., & Prokkola, J. (2011). Effect of MAC control messaging to WiMAX throughput in practical cases. In Proceedings: 8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011 (pp. 639-643). Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISWCS.2011.6125432
Ruuska, Pekka ; Piri, Esa ; Prokkola, Jarmo. / Effect of MAC control messaging to WiMAX throughput in practical cases. Proceedings: 8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2011. pp. 639-643
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Ruuska, P, Piri, E & Prokkola, J 2011, Effect of MAC control messaging to WiMAX throughput in practical cases. in Proceedings: 8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, pp. 639-643, 8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011, Aachen, Germany, 6/11/11. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISWCS.2011.6125432

Effect of MAC control messaging to WiMAX throughput in practical cases. / Ruuska, Pekka; Piri, Esa; Prokkola, Jarmo.

Proceedings: 8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2011. p. 639-643.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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Ruuska P, Piri E, Prokkola J. Effect of MAC control messaging to WiMAX throughput in practical cases. In Proceedings: 8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, ISWCS 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. 2011. p. 639-643 https://doi.org/10.1109/ISWCS.2011.6125432