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Hamza Messaoudi, "Medium Access Control in Macroscopic Molecular Communication," Bachelor Thesis, Telecommunication Networks Group (TKN), TU Berlin (TUB), December 2022. (Advisor: Lukas Stratmann; Referees: Falko Dressler and Thomas Sikora)


In this thesis, a multiple access molecular communication network is evaluated. The scenario envisions an environment where traditional electromagnetic communication is unfeasible and molecular communication is a potential solution. The multipoint bus network comprises a common transmission medium that multiple network nodes share. The work of this thesis aims to determine an optimal strategy for allocating the resources of the medium. For our purposes, simulation software is developed, and the desired network is simulated. Experiments are conducted using the simulation software to determine the optimal settings for the fastest and most successful transmission. The work concludes that contention-free schemes are more efficient than contention-based schemes for the proposed network. Depending on the channel length and the transmitted frames, fixed or dynamic resource allocation methods are chosen as optimal for the network.

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    author = {Messaoudi, Hamza},
    title = {{Medium Access Control in Macroscopic Molecular Communication}},
    advisor = {Stratmann, Lukas},
    institution = {Telecommunication Networks Group (TKN)},
    location = {Berlin, Germany},
    month = {12},
    referee = {Dressler, Falko and Sikora, Thomas},
    school = {TU Berlin (TUB)},
    type = {Bachelor Thesis},
    year = {2022},

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