4th International ICST Conference on Wireless Internet

Research Article

A fluid-flow model for backlog-based CSMA policies

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/ICST.WICON2008.4995,
        author={Atilla  Eryilmaz and Peter  Marbach and Asuman  Ozdaglar},
        title={A fluid-flow model for backlog-based CSMA policies},
        proceedings={4th International ICST Conference on Wireless Internet},
        publisher={ICST},
        proceedings_a={WICON},
        year={2010},
        month={5},
        keywords={Carrier Sense Multiple Access Fixed Point Analysis Wireless Networks Throughput-optimality Backlog-based Scheduling Distributed Algorithms},
        doi={10.4108/ICST.WICON2008.4995}
    }
    
  • Atilla Eryilmaz
    Peter Marbach
    Asuman Ozdaglar
    Year: 2010
    A fluid-flow model for backlog-based CSMA policies
    WICON
    ICST
    DOI: 10.4108/ICST.WICON2008.4995
Atilla Eryilmaz1,*, Peter Marbach2,*, Asuman Ozdaglar3,*
  • 1: Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • 2: Dept. of Computer Science, Univeristy of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
  • 3: Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA
*Contact email: eryilmaz@ece.osu.edu, marbach@cs.toronto.edu, asuman@mit.edu

Abstract

We present a fluid flow model to analyze backlog-based CSMA policies. The model is obtained using a CSMA fixed point approximation that has been recently proposed and analyzed. We provide numerical case studies to illustrate the accuracy of the fluid-flow model.