A Tight Coupling Cooperation Scheme with QoS Provisioning in WiFi/WiMAX Networks

  • Weifeng Sun School of Software Dalian University of Technology
  • Peng Zhang
  • Zhenquan Qin
  • Yuanfang Chen Institut Mines-Telecom Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University (UPMC, Paris VI), France
  • Da Teng Tencent Technology (Beijing) Co.Ltd Beijing 100080,


A tight coupling cooperation scheme for WiFi/WiMAX networks with QoS provisioninghas been proposed in this paper. A new WFW (WiMAX for WiFi) module which enablesWiMAX ful ll the procedure of bandwidth request-con rm-grant for WiFi was describedwith a modi ed MAC layer of which MSH-DSCH (Mesh Distributed control message) re-newed, and thus overhead of interacting of WiFi control message was eliminated. The sched-ule is then evaluated through simulations in two typical transmission scenarios. Numericalresults show that more e ective WiFi/WiMAX heterogonous networks which o er QoS guar-antees are obtained with the utilization of the scheme. The eciency of WiFi Mesh networksincrease sharply without obvious decrease of WiMAX performance.


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How to Cite
SUN, Weifeng et al. A Tight Coupling Cooperation Scheme with QoS Provisioning in WiFi/WiMAX Networks. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 3, p. 460-468, june 2013. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/article/view/10>. Date accessed: 24 nov. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.15837/ijccc.2013.3.10.


tight cooperation, WiMAX for WiFi, heterogeneous mesh networks