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Power control in ad hoc networks: an overview
Author(s): Aly I. El-Osery; David Baird; Mazhar Memon; Stephen Bruder; Kevin Wedeward
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, a brief overview of the power control problem will be presented along with different directions in power control design. In addition, a new approach to power control design inspired from control theory will be introduced. In this approach, linear quadratic control will be utilized to determine the transmission power of each node in the network. The system states will represent the signal quality and the error between the signal-to-interference level and the desired target. The necessary modifications to the IEEE 802.11 MAC layer to incorporate the proposed power control algorithm will be described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 August 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5440, Digital Wireless Communications VI, (10 August 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.541342
Show Author Affiliations
Aly I. El-Osery, New Mexico Tech. (United States)
David Baird, New Mexico Tech. (United States)
Mazhar Memon, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Stephen Bruder, New Mexico Tech. (United States)
Kevin Wedeward, New Mexico Tech. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5440:
Digital Wireless Communications VI
Raghuveer M. Rao; Sohail A. Dianat; Michael D. Zoltowski, Editor(s)

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