Initialization for Ad Hoc Radio Networks with Carrier Sensing and Collision Detection

  • Jacek Cichoń
  • Mirosław Kutyłowski
  • Marcin Zawada
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4104)


We consider an ad-hoc network consisting of devices that try to gain access for transmission through a shared communication channel. We redesign randomized protocol of Cai, Lu and Wang based on carrier sensing. Our solution improves time efficiency compared to the previous algorithms.

Apart from design of a protocol that behaves well in practical experiments, we provide a rigorous complexity analysis.


ad hoc network radio channel initialization carrier sensing combinatorial class 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacek Cichoń
    • 1
  • Mirosław Kutyłowski
    • 1
  • Marcin Zawada
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics and Computer ScienceWrocław University of Technology 

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