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Volume 2015, Article ID 548109, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/548109
Research Article

Adaptive Two-Level Frame Aggregation for Fairness and Efficiency in IEEE 802.11n Wireless LANs

1School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Republic of Korea
2Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Dongguk University, Seoul 100-715, Republic of Korea

Received 31 May 2013; Accepted 14 June 2013

Academic Editor: David Taniar

Copyright © 2015 Minho Kim et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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