An Efficient Usage of Contention Period for Bandwidth Request

Conference: European Wireless 2006 - 12th European Wireless Conference 2006 - Enabling Technologies for Wireless Multimedia Communications
04/02/2006 - 04/05/2006 at Athens, Greece

Proceedings: European Wireless 2006

Pages: 6Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Zhang, Ying; Costa, Elena (Siemens AG, Communications, Munich, Germany)

Efficient bandwidth (BW) request mechanism is required in broadband cellular system. A novel approach to more efficiently use the contention period for bandwidth request transmission is proposed. A method to properly choose the duration of the contention period and the transmission scheme is also presented.