An evaluation of a uniform multi channel network versus a segregate multi channel network

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Abstract

In this paper we are focusing on Ad-Hoc networks, deployed in a mesh network topology utilising multi-channel technology. The target is to investigate the performance of uniform multi-channel compared to segregated multi-channel mesh network. The term segregated means that the network is divided into smaller areas/teams and each one operates only one radio. Each node is assigned one radio frequency but each segregate part has been assigned a different radio from the others. We deployed different amount of channels in both the multi-channel and the segregated networks and this was from 2 channels up to 4 channels in the larger networks. As we have seen from the results, we have managed to keep the average delay of the whole network low and sometimes lower than the delay in the uniform multi-channel network. The effect of single channel interference has been minimised as each segregate network consisted of the least number of static nodes possible.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IADAT-tcn 2006 conference
Pages67-72
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventTelecommunications and Computer Networks - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Duration: 27 Sep 200629 Sep 2006

Conference

ConferenceTelecommunications and Computer Networks
Abbreviated titleIADAT 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityPortsmouth
Period27/09/0629/09/06

Keywords

  • wireless
  • ad-hoc
  • multi-channel
  • segregate
  • latency
  • density

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