Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisorFapojuwo, Abraham O.
dc.contributor.advisorUlieru, Mihaela
dc.contributor.authorAgbakwuru, Justine
dc.date.accessioned2005-08-19T21:14:39Z
dc.date.available2005-08-19T21:14:39Z
dc.date.issued2003
dc.identifier.citationAgbakwuru, J. (2003). A scheduling algorithm for bluetooth based wireless personal area networks (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/19130en_US
dc.identifier.isbn0612871762en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/42908
dc.descriptionBibliography: p. 101-103en
dc.description.abstractOf recent, most people carry at least two wireless mobile nodes such as cell phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). Such nodes are often referred to as personal devices. Along with this trend is the issue of how to exchange information among these nodes. Bluetooth is a wireless technology that supports Wireless Personal Area Network (WP AN). The smallest unit of a Bluetooth WP AN is called a piconet and a union of piconets is referred to as a scattemet. Scattemets raise several challenging network performance issues including routing, scattemet formation, security, and scheduling. The choice of the kind of scheduling algorithm implemented in a scattemet greatly influences the overall performance of the scattemet. This subsequently translates to the level of acceptance Bluetooth will have among the users. This research addresses the scheduling problem in a Bluetooth scatternet with an objective of improving the overall network performance. The major contribution of this thesis is proposal of a new scheduling algorithm for Bluetooth scatternet and evaluates its performance. Unlike earlier works, this proposal considers the packet destination and the bridge node dwell-time as key factors. Performance of the proposed algorithm is evaluated both analytically and by simulation. Numerical results from the evaluation show that the proposed algorithm increases the network throughput, reduces packet loss/drop rate, and packet delay. This result supports the application of the proposed algorithm in future high-speed multimedia wireless networks, where high network throughput and low delay are desired.en
dc.format.extentxii, 103 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subject.lccAC1 .T484 2003 A33en
dc.titleA scheduling algorithm for bluetooth based wireless personal area networks
dc.typemaster thesis
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/19130
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science (MSc)
thesis.degree.disciplineElectrical and Computer Engineering
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
dc.identifier.lccAC1 .T484 2003 A33en
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
ucalgary.thesis.notesUARCen
ucalgary.thesis.uarcreleaseyen
ucalgary.item.requestcopytrue
ucalgary.thesis.accessionTheses Collection 58.002:Box 1418 520708853


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.