Distributed Construction and Maintenance of Bandwidth-Efficient Bluetooth Scatternets

M. Tekkalmaz, Hasan Sözer, I. Korpeoglu

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    Abstract

    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
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society
    Pages3223-3229
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)0780389387
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - May 2005
    EventIEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2005 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
    Duration: 16 May 200520 May 2005

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press
    Volume5

    Conference

    ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2005
    Abbreviated titleICC
    CountryKorea, Republic of
    CitySeoul
    Period16/05/0520/05/05

    Keywords

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

    Cite this

    Tekkalmaz, M., Sözer, H., & Korpeoglu, I. (2005). Distributed Construction and Maintenance of Bandwidth-Efficient Bluetooth Scatternets. In Communications, 2005. ICC 2005. 2005 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 3223-3229). [10.1109/ICC.2005.1495020] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICC.2005.1495020