|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 28 인용 특허 : 12|
An Ad-Hoc wireless network according to the present invention employs a TDMA based neighbor discovery protocol, where each network node is assigned a unique time slot to broadcast neighbor discovery packets or messages. A primary controller node is dynamically designated to perform the time slot assignments. A dynamic selection of a secondary or backup controller node is further provided in case of failure of the primary controller node. The present invention further includes flooding techniques based upon TDMA. A TDMA HELLO flood is used to distribute a...
What is claimed is: 1. A communication unit to transmit and receive information within a communications network and to discover neighboring communication units comprising: a transmitter to transmit outgoing information to at least one other communication unit within said network; a receiver to receive incoming information from at least one other communication unit within said network; and a processor to control said transmission and reception of said outgoing and incoming information, wherein said processor includes: a neighbor discovery module to trans...