Distributed Construction and Maintenance of Bandwidth-Efficient Bluetooth Scatternets

M. Tekkalmaz, Hasan Sözer, I. Korpeoglu

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    Bluetooth networks can be constructed as piconets or scatternets depending on the number of nodes in the network. Although piconet construction is a well-defined process specified in Bluetooth standards, scatternet construction policies and algorithms are not well specified. Among many solution proposals for this problem, only a few of them focus on efficient usage of bandwidth in the resulting scatternets. In this paper, we propose a distributed algorithm for the scatternet construction problem, that dynamically constructs and maintains a scatternet based on estimated traffic flow rates between nodes. The algorithm is adaptive to changes and maintains a constructed scatternet for bandwidth-efficiency when nodes come and go or when traffic flow rates change. Based on simulations, the paper also presents the improvements in bandwidth-efficiency provided by the proposed algorithm.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationCommunications, 2005. ICC 2005. 2005 IEEE International Conference on
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)0780389387
    Publication statusPublished - May 2005
    EventIEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2005 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
    Duration: 16 May 200520 May 2005

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    PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press


    ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2005
    Abbreviated titleICC
    Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of


    • METIS-227950
    • EWI-10202
    • IR-64100

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