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Modeling and Simulation of Computer Networks and Systems by Petros Nicopolitidis, Faouzi Zarai, Mohammad S. Obaidat

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Chapter 3

Rate adaptation algorithms for reliable multicast transmissions in wireless LANs

Stefano Paris1,2, Nicolò Facchi3 and Francesco Gringoli3,*,    1Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Paris, France,    2Paris Descartes University, Paris, France,    3CNIT/University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy, *Corresponding author: francesco.gringoli@unibs.it

The widespread utilization of wireless local area networks (WLANs) as the leading technology for delivering multimedia streams pushed IEEE to ratify the new 802.11aa amendment that enables reliable multicast transmissions over the air. The new feedback-based Group Addressed Transmission Services (GATS) also allows the development of innovative rate adaptation algorithms for multicast traffic; though not ...

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