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    Experimental implementation of optimal WLAN channel selection without communication


    Malone, David and Clifford, P. and Reid, D. and Leith, Douglas J. (2007) Experimental implementation of optimal WLAN channel selection without communication. In: 2nd IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks, 2007. DySPAN 2007, 17 - 20 April 2007, Dublin, Ireland.

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    Abstract

    Proposed a simple decentralised algorithm for channel allocation that is provably correct and requires no message passing or common administrative control between interfering WLANs. In this paper we implement this algorithm using a standard 802.11 hardware testbed and demonstrate that it does indeed offer the potential for effective channel allocation in realistic environments. This includes environments with complex, spatially varying noise and channel dependent propagation behaviour and with time-varying load.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: Copyright Notice "©2007 IEEE. Reprinted from 2nd IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks, 2007. DySPAN 2007. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE." http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=4221511&isnumber=4221462
    Keywords: Channel allocation; Time-varying channels; Wireless LAN; 802.11 hardware testbed; CFL algorithm; Channel allocation; Communication free learning; Optimal WLAN channel selection; Time-varying load .
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Research Institutes > Hamilton Institute
    Item ID: 1472
    Depositing User: Dr. David Malone
    Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2009 16:59
    Refereed: Yes
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