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  Analyzing MAC Protocol for Wireless Ad-hoc Networks  
  Authors : Gopal Singh Bhadoriya; Reena Chauhan
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Ad-hoc wireless networks are one of the fastest growing technology in the today’s world. It is a collection of nodes which dynamically form a temporary network without any infrastructure. Medium Access Control(MAC) protocols are responsible for coordinating the access from active nodes in this network. MAC protocols are very importance for the wireless communication channel is inherently prone to errors and some problems such as hidden terminal problem and exposed terminal problem. Although a lot of researcher has been conducted on MAC protocols, the various issues involved have mostly been presented in isolation of each other. so, in this survey paper we present a classification of MAC protocols and their brief dicription, based on their operating principles and underlying features.


Published In : IJCSN Journal Volume 5, Issue 1

Date of Publication : February 2016

Pages : 46-49

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Gopal Singh Bhadoriya : Department of Computer Science, ITM University, Gwalior, M.P., India

Reena Chauhan : Department of Computer Science, ITM University, Gwalior, M.P., India








Ad-hoc Network


MAC Protocols


Mobile Ad-hoc network is a current investigation topic. For efficient MAC protocol many investigations have been done. In this paper we have tried to survey MAC protocol mainly from a technical point of view. This paper provides the fastest study of MAC protocol with various research issues. These issues may be used for further research work for improving the network’s performance.










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