6. MAC basics: Concepts, connections, formats, and headers

  1. Carl Eklund,
  2. Roger B. Marks,
  3. Subbu Ponnuswamy,
  4. Kenneth L. Stanwood and
  5. Nico J.M. van Waes

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118098875.ch6

WirelessMAN®: Inside the IEEE 802.16™ Standard for Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks

WirelessMAN®: Inside the IEEE 802.16™ Standard for Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks

How to Cite

Eklund, C., Marks, R. B., Ponnuswamy, S., Stanwood, K. L. and van Waes, N. J.M. (2011) MAC basics: Concepts, connections, formats, and headers, in WirelessMAN®: Inside the IEEE 802.16™ Standard for Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118098875.ch6

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780738148427

Online ISBN: 9781118098875

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Keywords:

  • service flow identifiers;
  • fragmentation subheader;
  • fast-feedback allocation subheader;
  • reduced connection identifier;
  • hybrid automatic repeat request

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Connections and addressing

  • MAC headers and subheaders

  • Data and management PDU construction

  • ARQ

  • Hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ)