Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Inter-flow and intra-flow interference mitigation routing in wireless mesh networks

Abstract : In this paper, we address the problem of QoS support in an heterogeneous multi-rate wireless mesh network. We propose a new routing metric that provides information about link quality, based on PHY and MAC characteristics, including the link availability, the loss rate and the available bandwidth. This metric allows to apprehend inter-flow interferences and avoid bottleneck formation by balancing traffic load on the links. Based on the conflict graph model and calculation of maximal cliques, we define a method to estimate the available bandwidth of a path which considers, in addition, intra-flow interferences. Finally, we propose a routing protocol that supports this metric and we study by simulation its performances compared to different existing routing metrics and protocols. The results revealed the ability of our protocol (LARM) to support the network scalability as well as its ability to choose routes with high throughput and limited delay, thus, better delivery of data traffic.
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [34 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01809375
Contributor : Open Archive Toulouse Archive Ouverte (oatao) <>
Submitted on : Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 4:27:30 PM
Last modification on : Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 4:06:14 PM
Long-term archiving on: : Friday, September 7, 2018 - 2:10:18 PM

File

houaidia_19019.pdf
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

Citation

Chiraz Houaidia, Hanen Idoudi, Adrien van den Bossche, Leila Saidane, Thierry Val. Inter-flow and intra-flow interference mitigation routing in wireless mesh networks. Computer Networks, Elsevier, 2017, vol. 120, pp. 141-156. ⟨10.1016/j.comnet.2017.03.021⟩. ⟨hal-01809375⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

343

Files downloads

906