Channel Localization Mechanism for Wi-Fi Systems

Sungho HWANG  Kyungjun KIM  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E96-A   No.1   pp.383-386
Publication Date: 2013/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1587/transfun.E96.A.383
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Communication Theory and Signals
Keyword: 
channel localization,  Wi-Fi access point,  wireless networks,  riffle effect problem,  interference,  

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Summary: 
This paper identifies a ripple effect problem (REP) that spreads interference to neighbors and proposes a novel channel localization mechanism to decrease the REP in a Wi-Fi system. The proposed mechanism has less blocking probability when compared to a random channel allocation mechanism and also has increased channel reusability. The proposed mechanism in simulation yields less channels BEm as the number of users and Tused increase.