An experimental study of 802.11 access point network behavior

N. A.Abd Ghafar, Wahidah Hashim, A. F. Ismail, S. Dzulkifly, K. Abdullah

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Abstract

The paper presents a summary of related literatures and the findings from preliminary network behavior analyses of an IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks public access point. The objective of the study is to investigate and identify the wireless network's characteristics. Received Signal Strength from a public access point was examined and the internet connection speed through the said access point, from end user's perspective was scrutinized. Correlation of internet connection performance based on received signal strength from the access point was put under evaluation. Such notion has been evaluated and likely to be refuted based on the experimental findings. Having a high received signal strength alone does not warrant a good internet connection speed since there are likely to be other influencing factors and parameters involved. Since classifying the behavior of an access point is not always straightforward, this study confines the monitoring of IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Network behaviors from the perspective of access point users.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSCOReD 2012 - 2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development
Pages272-276
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development, SCOReD 2012 - Penang, Malaysia
Duration: 05 Dec 201206 Dec 2012

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Other2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development, SCOReD 2012
CountryMalaysia
CityPenang
Period05/12/1206/12/12

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Internet
Wireless local area networks (WLAN)
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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Ghafar, N. A. A., Hashim, W., Ismail, A. F., Dzulkifly, S., & Abdullah, K. (2012). An experimental study of 802.11 access point network behavior. In SCOReD 2012 - 2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (pp. 272-276). [6518652] https://doi.org/10.1109/SCOReD.2012.6518652
Ghafar, N. A.Abd ; Hashim, Wahidah ; Ismail, A. F. ; Dzulkifly, S. ; Abdullah, K. / An experimental study of 802.11 access point network behavior. SCOReD 2012 - 2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development. 2012. pp. 272-276
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Ghafar, NAA, Hashim, W, Ismail, AF, Dzulkifly, S & Abdullah, K 2012, An experimental study of 802.11 access point network behavior. in SCOReD 2012 - 2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development., 6518652, pp. 272-276, 2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development, SCOReD 2012, Penang, Malaysia, 05/12/12. https://doi.org/10.1109/SCOReD.2012.6518652

An experimental study of 802.11 access point network behavior. / Ghafar, N. A.Abd; Hashim, Wahidah; Ismail, A. F.; Dzulkifly, S.; Abdullah, K.

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Ghafar NAA, Hashim W, Ismail AF, Dzulkifly S, Abdullah K. An experimental study of 802.11 access point network behavior. In SCOReD 2012 - 2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development. 2012. p. 272-276. 6518652 https://doi.org/10.1109/SCOReD.2012.6518652