Scheduling and Medium Access Control in Wireless Networks

Selection of research papers I have written on this topic are:

  1. K. Kar, S. Sarkar, L. Tassiulas, Achieving Proportionally Fair Rates using Local Information in Aloha Networks, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol . 49, No. 10, October 2004, pp. 1858-1862.
  2. X. Wang and K. Kar, Throughput Modelling and Fairness Issues in CSMA/CA Based Ad-Hoc Networks, Proceedings of Infocom 2005, Miami , March 2005. 
  3. X. Wang and K. Kar, Cross-Layer Rate Optimization in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks with Random Access, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 1548-1559, August 2006.
  4. P. Chaporkar, K. Kar, X. Luo and S. Sarkar, Throughput and Fairness Guarantees Through Maximal Scheduling in Wireless Networks, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 54, No. 2, February 2008.
  5. X. Wang, K. Kar and J-S. Pang, Lexicographic Max-Min Fair Rate Allocation in Random Access Wireless Networks, Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conf. On Decision and Control (CDC), San Diego, December 2006.
  6. K. Kar, X. Luo and S. Sarkar, Throughput-optimal Scheduling in Multichannel Access Point Networks under Infrequent Channel Measurements, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 7, No. 7, pp. 2619-2629, July 2008.
  7. S. Sarkar and K. Kar, Queue Length Stability under Slowly Convergent Traffic using Sequential Maximal Scheduling, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 53, No. 10, pp. 2292-2306, November 2008.
  8. X. Luo and K. Kar, Dynamic Channel Assignment and Power Allocation in Multichannel Wireless Networks with Per-user Bandwidth Guarantees, Proceedings of The 9th Intl. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Princeton, NJ, May 2011.
  9. K. Kar, S. Sarkar, A. Ghavami and X. Luo, Delay Guarantees for Throughput-Optimal Wireless Link Scheduling, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 57, No. 11, November 2012.