Algorithms to minimize channel interference in multiple channels multiple interfaces environments

Trung Tuan Luong, Bu Sung Lee, Chai Kiat Yeo, Ming Shiunn Wong, Shigeki Goto

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    Abstract

    Significant throughput degradation of multihop path communication in wireless mesh network is one of the major problems in wireless communication. The main reason for the lack of bandwidth is channel interference, which is caused by contention for the shared channel between wireless nodes. The natural approach to overcome this problem is exploiting the availability of multiple channels multiple interfaces (MCMI) networks. However, it is costly and may not be practical to dedicate one interface per channel for every node. Thus in this paper, we study the MCMI network, where the number of interfaces that every node has is less than the number of available channels. Simple and distributed channel scheduling algorithms for communication in multiple channels multiple interfaces networks are discussed. The objective of the proposed algorithms is to minimize the channel interference that causes the throughput degradation in multihop networks. The proposed algorithms are evaluated with extensive simulations. The simulation results show that the proposed algorithms well exploited the availability of multiple channels multiple interfaces to overcome the throughput degradation problem.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings - Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN
    Pages61-68
    Number of pages8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    Event2009 IEEE 34th Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN 2009 - Zurich
    Duration: 2009 Oct 202009 Oct 23

    Other

    Other2009 IEEE 34th Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN 2009
    CityZurich
    Period09/10/2009/10/23

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    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Networks and Communications
    • Hardware and Architecture

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    Luong, T. T., Lee, B. S., Yeo, C. K., Wong, M. S., & Goto, S. (2009). Algorithms to minimize channel interference in multiple channels multiple interfaces environments. In Proceedings - Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN (pp. 61-68). [5355170] https://doi.org/10.1109/LCN.2009.5355170