|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||370/458; 370/431; 370/337|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 123 인용 특허 : 31|
Scheduling packets are exchanged among neighboring nodes of a computer network. These scheduling packets include descriptions of a transmitting node's 2-hop neighborhood within the computer network, and nodes are able to determine transmission schedules from information received via said scheduling packets. Preferably, the computer network is a synchronized network in which time is dived into a number of frames, each of which are made up of a plurality of slots. In such cases, the exchange of scheduling packets should occur within a first number of the s...
1. A method, comprisingexchanging scheduling packets among neighboring nodes of a synchronized wireless network in which time is divided into slots and the slots are grouped into frames, the scheduling packets including descriptions of active scheduled links (ASLs) between a transmitting node and its neighboring nodes, the ASLs corresponding to a reserved group of contiguous slots having a specific start slot and an associated data channel; and,determining a transmission schedule from information received via said scheduling packets. 2. The method of cla...