802.11s


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802.11s

An IEEE standard for a Wi-Fi mesh network that forwards packets over multiple access points. Using the same network name (SSID) and IP address, an 802.11s network extends a Wi-Fi hotspot over greater distances and can also route around failures. Each node in an 802.11s network is a mesh station (mesh STA) that supports the Hybrid Wireless Mesh Protocol (HWMP), although other protocols can be used. See 802.11 and wireless distribution system.
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The comparison with Wi-Fi MESH (IEEE 802.11s) and Wi-Fi Halow (IEEE 802.11ah) is displayed in Table III.
The performance of the E-HWMP (which is incorporated with the proposed LA- based DCS algorithm) is compared with the default IEEE 802.11s based HWMP routing protocol [25].
It is pertinent to mention 802.11s [29] wireless mesh networking standard(Figure 3 c) in which routing is based on MAC addresses.
The laptop is manufactured by the Taiwanese computer company Quanta Computer.The rugged, low-power computers use flash memory instead of a hard drive, run a Fedora-based operating system and use the Sugar user interface.[29] Mobile ad-hoc networking based on the 802.11s wireless mesh network protocol allows students to collaborate on activities and to share Internet access from one connection.
IEEE 802.11s task group is the main body working on the formation of standards for WMN and the standard is still under development.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-20 April 2006-Motorola confirms MeshConnex will support final 802.11s standard(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
The IEEE is currently exploring the adoption of meshing standards as 802.11s, which could alleviate the disadvantages of the proprietary nature of existing meshing networks' proprietary nature.
The IEEE 802.11s [2] defines the security of WMNs that are still using the IEEE 802.11i [3] standards with IEEE 802.11x [4] and 4-way handshake protocols.
As a standard MAC protocol in IEEE 802.11s [6], the MCCA (MCF Controlled Channel Access) which can guarantee bandwidth via a TDMA-based reservation is suggested.