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A Media Access Protocol for Proactive Discovery in Ubiquitous Wireless Networks

  • Pavel Poupyrev
  • Peter Davis
  • Hiroyuki Morikawa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4836)

Abstract

A MAC protocol is proposed for proactive discovery in which wireless devices periodically broadcast packets containing presence or service information. The protocol is based on Framed Aloha and is designed to allow discovery of all neighbors within a specified time using the minimum broadcast rate. Numerical simulations are used to show that the protocol is able to assure specified discovery time in distributed networks with random topology.

Keywords

MAC protocol discovery Framed Aloha ubiquitous networks 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pavel Poupyrev
    • 1
  • Peter Davis
    • 2
  • Hiroyuki Morikawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, 4-6-1, Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8904Japan
  2. 2.ATR Adaptive Communications Research Laboratories, 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Keihanna Science City, Kyoto 619-0288Japan

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