BWMesh: A multi-hop connectivity framework on android for proximity service

Yufeng Wang, Jing Tang, Qun Jin, Jianhua Ma

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    Abstract

    Considering the inherent properties of privacy protection and battery efficiency, Device-to-Device (D2D) based proximity service (ProSe) has recently witnessed great development, which enable user to continuously and passively search for and utilize relevant value in one's physical proximity, and is capable to create numerous new mobile service opportunities. However, most of existing ProSe enabled frameworks and applications only provide single-hop Peer-to-Peer connection, lack of easily supporting simultaneous and multi-hop connection on commercially available smartphones to broaden ProSe coverage in static scenario. To solve this issue, this paper proposes a multi-hop connectivity framework BWMesh, through combining Bluetooth and WiFi Direct technologies. BWMesh possesses two special features: exploit users' heterogeneous network and enable smooth interaction among devices with different wireless technologies, provide an easy-to-deploy multi-hop networking framework on currently commercial available smartphones. Specifically, we identify several key issues in multi-hop connectivity framework, design and implement corresponding components to deal with those issues. Then, a prototype Multi Chat, is developed based on BWMesh framework, which enables real-time chat among users in proximity, in multi-hop way, without accessing to Internet.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings - 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing, 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Internet of People and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom-CBDCom-IoP 2015
    PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
    Pages278-283
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)9781467372114
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jul 20
    EventProceedings - 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing, 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Internet of People and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom-CBDCom-IoP 2015 - Beijing, China
    Duration: 2015 Aug 102015 Aug 14

    Other

    OtherProceedings - 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing, 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Internet of People and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom-CBDCom-IoP 2015
    CountryChina
    CityBeijing
    Period15/8/1015/8/14

    Keywords

    • Bluetooth
    • Heterogenous networks
    • Proximiy Serivce
    • WiFi Direct

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Networks and Communications
    • Computer Science Applications
    • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
    • Signal Processing
    • Health Informatics

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    Wang, Y., Tang, J., Jin, Q., & Ma, J. (2016). BWMesh: A multi-hop connectivity framework on android for proximity service. In Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing, 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Internet of People and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom-CBDCom-IoP 2015 (pp. 278-283). [7518238] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/UIC-ATC-ScalCom-CBDCom-IoP.2015.60