Novel routing schemes based on location information for UWB ad-hoc networks

Wataru Horie, Yukitoshi Sanada

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    Abstract

    This paper discusses a routing scheme for an autonomous distributed wireless network (mobile ad-hoc networking) using an ultra-wideband (UWB) system. The UWB system is a kind of spread-spectrum communication system which has the function of measuring the distance between the transmitter and the receiver with high accuracy. Using this distance measurement function, the received energy per bit is kept constant by adjusting the spreading factor according to the transmission distance. This paper considers a packet-forwarding scheme based on the above feature of the UWB system, where the spreading factor is adjusted according to the distance between the transmitter and the receiver. The objective is to realize higher throughput than in single-hop transmission by using multihop transmission which controls the maximum transmission distance.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)22-30
    Number of pages9
    JournalElectronics and Communications in Japan, Part III: Fundamental Electronic Science (English translation of Denshi Tsushin Gakkai Ronbunshi)
    Volume88
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2005 Feb 1

    Keywords

    • Ad-hoc network
    • Multihop transmission
    • Spread-spectrum
    • UWB

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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