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Relaying and routing in wireless networks: a throughput comparison

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  • S Gormus
  • D Kaleshi
  • JP McGeehan
  • ATD Munro
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE 63rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2006 (VTC 2006-Spring), Melbourne, Australia
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages440 - 445
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0780393929
StatePublished - May 2006
Event63rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2006 (VTC 2006-Spring) - Melbourne, Australia

Publication series

ISSN (Print)15502252


Conference63rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2006 (VTC 2006-Spring)
Period1/05/06 → …


Relaying is a known method used to increase coverage in wireless communication systems. In addition to coverage increase, new relaying methods have been proposed that may increase the multi-hop wireless system capacity by taking advantage of higher data rates achievable with intermediate relaying nodes. At the same time, multi-hop wireless networks can be created, relatively simply, by running any of the proposed MANET routing protocols. Several questions can be raised: what is the best achievable network performance for a system composed of single-frequency wireless nodes able to use co-operative and non-cooperative relaying? how does the network throughput of a system using relaying nodes compare to that of a system that does not use relaying at all? This paper presents initial answers to these questions using results obtained through the simulation of single-frequency wireless ad-hoc networks using static and dynamic MANET routing, with nodes supporting several co-operative relaying schemas

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Conference Organiser: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Rose publication type: Conference contribution Additional information: With accompanying conference presentation Terms of use: Copyright © 2006 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring 2006. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

Research areas

  • relaying, wireless networks


63rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2006 (VTC 2006-Spring)

Duration1 May 2006 → …

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