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System-Level Simulation

Multinode networks, protocol stack, multilayer processing

WLAN Toolbox™ system-level simulations model communication links with multiple nodes. The simulations operate across a protocol stack that includes physical (PHY), medium access control (MAC), and application layers. You can measure quantities such as throughput, latency, interference, and packet loss at the node and network levels. You can also investigate coexistence of WLAN signals with Bluetooth® signals and improve simulation efficiency by using PHY abstraction techniques.


associateStationsAssociate stations to WLAN node (Since R2023a)
addMobilityAdd random waypoint mobility model to WLAN node (Since R2023b)
addTrafficSourceAdd data traffic source to WLAN node (Since R2023a)
addMeshPathAdd mesh path to WLAN node (Since R2023a)
updateUpdate configuration of WLAN node (Since R2023a)
statisticsStatistics of WLAN node (Since R2023a)


networkTrafficFTPFTP application traffic pattern generator (Since R2020b)
networkTrafficOnOffOn-Off application traffic pattern generator (Since R2022a)
networkTrafficVideoConferenceVideo conference application traffic pattern generator (Since R2021a)
networkTrafficVoIPVoIP application traffic pattern generator (Since R2020b)
pcapWriterPCAP file writer of protocol packets (Since R2020b)
pcapngWriterPCAPNG file writer of protocol packets (Since R2020b)
wlanPCAPWriterPCAP or PCAPNG file writer of WLAN MAC packets (Since R2021a)
wirelessNetworkSimulatorWireless network simulator (Since R2022b)
wlanNodeWLAN node (Since R2023a)
wlanDeviceConfigDevice configuration for WLAN node (Since R2023a)