New protocol sequences for random-access channels without feedback
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AbstractWith recent developments in ad hoc networks and sensor networks, random-access protocol without feedback is a technique that deserves a closer look. This paper is based on Massey's model on random-access channel without feedback. A central concept of this model is the idea of protocol sequences. For these sequences, it is desirable that their cross correlation should be as low as possible and that the length of their period should not be too long, even if there is a large number of active users. Another useful feature is to be able to support multirate communication. Based on these considerations, a new family of protocol sequences is proposed in this paper. These new protocol sequences are built on the concept of prime sequences. It is shown that these sequences possess properties that make them suitable candidates for designing random access protocols for certain ad hoc or sensor networks.
All Author(s) ListWong WS
Journal nameIEEE Transactions on Information Theory
Year2007
Month6
Day1
Volume Number53
Issue Number6
PublisherIEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC
Pages2060 - 2071
ISSN0018-9448
eISSN1557-9654
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsHamming cross-correlation function; linear congruence sequence; prime sequence; protocol sequence; random-access channel without feedback; wobbling sequence
Web of Science Subject CategoriesComputer Science; Computer Science, Information Systems; COMPUTER SCIENCE, INFORMATION SYSTEMS; Engineering; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic; ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC

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