A fair scheduling mechanism called distributed elastic round robin (DERR) is proposed in this letter for IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs operated in a distributed manner. To quantify the fairness, we not only derive its fairness bound, but also observe the fairness through ratios of throughput and weight using a simulation approach. By numerical comparisons among DERR, distributed deficit round robin (DDRR), and IEEE 802.11e, we demonstrate that DERR outperforms the other two mechanisms in performance and fairness.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Modelling and Simulation
- Computer Science Applications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering