An extension of throughput drop estimation model for three-link concurrent communications under partially overlapping channels and channel bonding in ieee 802.11n wlan

Kwenga Ismael Munene, Nobuo Funabiki, Md Manowarul Islam, Minoru Kuribayashi, Md Selim Al Mamun, Wen Chung Kao

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The IEEE 802.11n wireless local-Area network (WLAN) has been extensively deployed around the world due to the flexibility, lower cost, and the high-speed data transmission capability at 2.4 GHz ISM band. However, in the WLAN deployment, one key challenge is to optimize the channel assignment of access-points (APs) under the small number of partially overlapping channels (POCs) to reduce radio interference, particularly for the channel bonding. In POCs, the frequency spectrums of adjacent channels are partially overlapped with one another, which will result to low throughput for concurrently communicating links using them. The accurate throughput estimation of a link is critical in the optimal WLAN deployment. Previously, we studied the throughput drop estimation model using the receiving signal strength (RSS) from the interfered link for two concurrently communicating links under POCs. In this paper, based on measurement results, we have extended this model for three concurrently communicating links. The accuracy of this model extension is verified by comparing the estimated results with the measured ones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-105
Number of pages12
JournalAdvances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jan 1



  • Access point
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • Partially overlapping channel
  • Three links
  • Throughput estimation model
  • WLAN

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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