CSMA vs. ALOHA

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Networks Illustrated: Principles without Calculus
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Princeton University

Networks Illustrated: Principles without Calculus

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From the lesson
Random Access in Wifi Networks
In this lesson, we will investigate WiFi, another type of wireless network. Rather than having stringent power control algorithms as we saw for cellular, WiFi relies on "random access" methods to manage interference among users in the same location.

Meet the Instructors

  • Christopher Brinton
    Christopher Brinton
    Visiting Researcher and Lecturer
    Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Mung Chiang
    Mung Chiang
    Professor
    Electrical Engineering