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Communication Timing Control with Interference Detection for Wireless Sensor Networks

EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking20062007:054968

https://doi.org/10.1155/2007/54968

Received: 31 May 2006

Accepted: 18 October 2006

Published: 26 December 2006

Abstract

This paper deals with a novel communication timing control for wireless networks and radio interference problem. Communication timing control is based on the mutual synchronization of coupled phase oscillatory dynamics with a stochastic adaptation, according to the history of collision frequency in communication nodes. Through local and fully distributed interactions in the communication network, the coupled phase dynamics self-organizes collision-free communication. In wireless communication, the influence of the interference wave causes unexpected collisions. Therefore, we propose a more effective timing control by selecting the interaction nodes according to the received signal strength.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Ubiquitous System Laboratory, Corporate Research and Development Center, OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
(2)
Department of System Design Engineering, University of Fukui
(3)
Department of Micro-Nano Systems Engineering, Nagoya University

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© Y. Kubo and K. Sekiyama. 2007

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