Chapter 4. Adaptive and Reconfigurable Link Layer

  1. Savo G. Glisic

Published Online: 24 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470035405.ch4

Advanced Wireless Networks: 4G Technologies

Advanced Wireless Networks: 4G Technologies

How to Cite

Glisic, S. G. (2006) Adaptive and Reconfigurable Link Layer, in Advanced Wireless Networks: 4G Technologies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470035405.ch4

Author Information

  1. University of Oulu, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 7 APR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015933

Online ISBN: 9780470035405



  • adaptive and reconfigurable link layer;
  • medium access control (MAC) channel;
  • adaptive air interfaces link layer capacity;
  • QoS requirements and packet error rate (PER);
  • adaptive-transmission protocol for mobile packet radio networks (PRNs);
  • wireless links adaptive hybrid ARQ schemes;
  • stochastic learning link layer protocol;
  • Markov chain model (Gilbert–Elliot model);
  • infrared link access protocol


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Link Layer Capacity of Adaptive Air Interfaces

  • Adaptive Transmission in Ad Hoc Networks

  • Adaptive Hybrid ARQ Schemes for Wireless Links

  • Stochastic Learning Link Layer Protocol

  • Infrared Link Access Protocol

  • References