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Mobile Information Systems
Volume 2016, Article ID 6520631, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6520631
Research Article

Improving Energy Efficiency in Idle Listening of IEEE 802.11 WLANs

Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Dongguk University, Seoul 100-715, Republic of Korea

Received 21 December 2015; Revised 3 May 2016; Accepted 15 May 2016

Academic Editor: Yuh-Shyan Chen

Copyright © 2016 Muhammad Adnan and Eun-Chan Park. 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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