Distributed Scheduling Schemes for Wireless Mesh Networks: A Survey
Kanthaiah Sivapragasam Vijayalayan, Aaron Harwood, Shanika Karunasekera
ACM COMPUTING SURVEYS | ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY | Published : 2013
An efficient scheduling scheme is a crucial part of Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs)an emerging communication infrastructure solution for autonomy, scalability, higher throughput, lower delay metrics, energy efficiency, and other service-level guarantees. Distributed schedulers are preferred due to better scalability, smaller setup delays, smaller management overheads, no single point of failure, and for avoiding bottlenecks. Based on the sequence in which nodes access the shared medium, repetitiveness, and determinism, distributed schedulers that are supported by wireless mesh standards can be classified as either random, pseudo-random, or cyclic schemes.We performed qualitative and quantitati..View full abstract
This work is supported by NICTA which is funded by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy and the Australian Research Council through the ICT Centre of Excellence program.