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Traffic Engineering in a Bluetooth Piconet
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Department of Telecommunications and Signal Processing.
2002 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year))Student thesis
Abstract [en]

The Bluetooth technology is still in an early stage of development. Much more research can and will be done before the performance of Bluetooth reaches its peak. During the recent years, ideas to integrate Bluetooth units in larger networks have arose, with the Bluetooth unit in the role as access point to the network. This behavior opens up for new possibilities but also increases the requirements on performance. In this thesis the main topic is improvement of piconet performance. The piconet, with the Master unit as access point, is studied from a teletraffic engineering point of view. Different performance attributes and behaviors have been found and investigated. With the outcome of these investigations in mind, new and more efficient policies and algorithms are proposed for both data and voice. A policy increasing the utilization of available bandwidth in a piconet is presented. Furthermore, a proposal is presented where multiple Bluetooth units are used in an efficient manner to support voice calls. The proposed solution does also enable creation of simple teletraffic models to be used for dimensioning.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. , 106 p.
Keyword [en]
bluetooth, traffic engineering, teletraffic theory, simulation, piconet, traffic models, bluetooth access point, bluetooth network, dimensioning, erlang loss system, erlang, master thesis, telecommunications
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Computer Science Telecommunications
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-5759Local ID: diva2:833159
Phone: +46709138850Available from: 2015-04-22 Created: 2002-06-23 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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