Relaying and routing in wireless networks: a throughput comparison

Gormus S. , Kaleshi D., McGeehan J., Munro A.

63rd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Melbourne, Avustralya, 7 - 10 Mayıs 2006, ss.440-445 identifier identifier

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  • Doi Numarası: 10.1109/vetecs.2004.1387991
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Melbourne
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Avustralya
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.440-445


Relaying is a known method used to increase coverage in wireless communication systems. In addition to coverage increase, new relaying methods have been proposed that may increase the multi-hop wireless system capacity by taking advantage of higher data rates achievable with intermediate relaying nodes. At the same time, multi-hop wireless networks can be created, relatively simply, by running any of the proposed MANET routing protocols. Several questions can be raised: what is the best achievable network performance for a system composed of single-frequency wireless nodes able to use cooperative and non-cooperative relaying? how does the network throughput of a system using relaying nodes compare to that of a system that does not use relaying at all? This paper presents initial answers to these questions using results obtained through the simulation of single-frequency wireless ad-hoc networks using static and dynamic MANET routing, with nodes supporting several co-operative relaying schemas.