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Wireless infrastructure and ad hoc network integration

Authors Chan, Gary Shueng Han View this author's profile
Chen, Jiancong HKUST affiliated (currently or previously)
Wong, Chi Fai
Li, Shenjie HKUST affiliated (currently or previously)
Issue Date 2010-10-05
Source US Patent , 7,808,960 B1, 2010
Summary A system and method for integrating infrastructure and ad hoc wireless networks. In one example embodiment, a plurality of nodes and access points exchange beacons and route replies which are forwarded by intervening nodes. Nodes determine whether to switch access points based on cost values contained in the received beacons. Intervening nodes store routes with weights to the source node, such that the access points maintain weights to every node in their zones.
Language English
Format Patent
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