Distributed Approach for QoS Guarantee to Wireless Multimedia
Kumar S. Chetan (NetDevices India Pvt Ltd, India), P. Venkataram (Indian Institute of Science, India) and Ranapratap Sircar (Wipro Technologies, India)
Copyright: © 2008
Providing support for QoS at the MAC layer in the IEEE 802.11 is one of the very active research areas. There are various methods that are being worked out to achieve QoS at MAC level. In this article we describe a proposed enhancement to the DCF (distributed coordination function) access method to provide QoS guarantee for wireless multimedia applications.