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Table 1 Notations and variables used in analytical analysis.

From: On Adaptive Contention Resolution Schemes for IEEE 802.16 BWA Systems

Notations and variables Meaning and explanation
Number of estimated active connections
Probability of a contention failure
Transmission probability
Utilization factor of contention period
Optimal value of parameter p
Initial backoff window size
Maximum backoff window size
Maximum number of backoff stages
Average contention window size
Optimal contention window size