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

Notations and variables | Meaning and explanation |
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Number of estimated active connections | |

Probability of a contention failure | |

Transmission probability | |

Utilization factor of contention period | |

Optimal value of parameter p
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Initial backoff window size | |

Maximum backoff window size | |

Maximum number of backoff stages | |

Average contention window size | |

Optimal contention window size |