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Performance of A Novel Topology Control Scheme for Future Wireless Mesh Networks



Yi Qian, Kejie Lu, Tao Zhang, Shengli Fu, Ayat Jafari


In this paper, we address the topology control issues for future wireless mesh networks (WMNs). In particular, we propose a novel topology control scheme that attempts to maximize the overall throughput in the network and that takes into account traffic patterns. The main idea of the scheme is to establish multiple semi-permanent wireless highways, each of which can convey the traffic for nodes along the highway. To evaluate the performance of the proposed scheme, we conduct theoretical analysis, which demonstrates that viable solutions for highways do exist with high probability. The theoretical analysis also proves the optimality. Furthermore, we conduct simulations, and the simulation results verify our theoretical analysis.
Proceedings Title
IEEE Military Communications Conference MILCOM
Conference Dates
November 17-19, 2008
Conference Location
San Diego, CA


topology control, wireless mesh network


Qian, Y. , Lu, K. , Zhang, T. , Fu, S. and Jafari, A. (2008), Performance of A Novel Topology Control Scheme for Future Wireless Mesh Networks, IEEE Military Communications Conference MILCOM, San Diego, CA, [online], (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created November 17, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017