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Algorithmic Aspects of Communications in Multihop Wireless Networks with MIMO Links.

Dept. of Comput. Sci., Montana State Univ., Bozeman, MT, USA
DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2010.5502358 Conference: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2010, Cape Town, South Africa, 23-27 May 2010
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ABSTRACT MIMO links enable concurrent transmissions of multiple independent data streams between a pair of nodes, which can significantly improve network throughput. In this paper, we study the stream control and scheduling problems in multihop wireless networks with MIMO links. We present a constant factor approximation algorithm as well as an efficient heuristic algorithm for stream control. Moreover, we extend the results to incorporate TDMA-based scheduling and present effective heuristic algorithms to solve the joint Stream Control and Scheduling Problem (SCSP), whose efficiency is justified by simulation results.

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