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Performance evaluation of Wi-Fi and White-Fi: simulation approach


Ruslan, Rafiza and Mohd Nor, Ahmad Hafizuddin and Saian, Rizauddin and Omar, Mohd Hasbullah and Manaf, Mazani (2016) Performance evaluation of Wi-Fi and White-Fi: simulation approach. In: UKSim-AMSS 18th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (UKSim) 2016, 6-8 April 2016, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Abstract

Wi-Fi is widely used to connect electronic devices wirelessly using ISM radio bands.Previous studies have reported traffic congestion in Wi-Fi due to several reasons.As an alternative, unused spectrum in TV band known as TV white space (TVWS) can be utilized for the same purpose. The use of Wi-Fi technology in TV band is also known as White-Fi. TVWS ranges in VHF and UHF that is not utilized by licensed user in a particular time and location. This paper presents a network performance comparison between Wi-Fi and White-Fi by evaluating the average throughput, end-to-end delay and packet delivery ratio (PDR). The simulation result shows White-Fi (IEEE 802.11af) has a significant percentage of average throughput and PDR with 25.94% and 24.06% compared to Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11g) respectively.In addition, the percentage of average end-to-end delay in White-Fi is 60.79% lower than Wi-Fi.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 978-1-5090-0888-9/16
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wi-Fi; White-Fi; DSO; TVWS
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd. Hasbullah Omar
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2017 08:49
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2017 08:49
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20633

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