2. The IEEE Standard for WLAN: IEEE 802.11

  1. Todor Cooklev

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118098837.ch2

Wireless Communication Standards: A Study of IEEE 802.11™, 802.15™, and 802.16™

Wireless Communication Standards: A Study of IEEE 802.11™, 802.15™, and 802.16™

How to Cite

Cooklev, T. (2011) The IEEE Standard for WLAN: IEEE 802.11, in Wireless Communication Standards: A Study of IEEE 802.11™, 802.15™, and 802.16™, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118098837.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780738140667

Online ISBN: 9781118098837

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Keywords:

  • IEEE 802.11 security;
  • interaccess point protocol;
  • real-time traffic;
  • medium-access mechanism;
  • WLAN installation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview and architecture

  • IEEE 802.11 security

  • Interaccess Point Protocol (IAPP)

  • Medium-access mechanism and real-time traffic over

  • IEEE 802.11

  • Power-saving mechanism

  • IEEE 802.11 physical layers

  • WLAN installation

  • IEEE 802.11 technology and business trends