Conference Paper

Throughput analysis for wireless multi-hop CSMA

Centre for Telecommun. Res., King's Coll., London, UK
DOI: 10.1109/PIMRC.2004.1373845 Conference: Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2004. PIMRC 2004. 15th IEEE International Symposium on, Volume: 2
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