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Multi-hop scatternet formation and routing for large scale Bluetooth networks
by Wen-Zhan Song, Yu Wang, Chao Ren, Changhua Wu, Xiang-Yang Li
International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (IJAHUC), Vol. 4, No. 5, 2009
Abstract: This paper addresses the scatternet formation for large scale multi-hop Bluetooth networks. We first describe an efficient method to build a Connected Dominating Set (CDS) as the backbone of multi-hop Bluetooth network, then propose new algorithms to form the dBBlue scatternets (Song et al., 2005) in each cluster. The final scatternet, M-dBBlue, guarantees the connectivity. Our experiment shows our scatternet seldom parks any node. We then propose a complete set of hierarchical routing methods for M-dBBlue which enables the self-routing inside each cluster. Moreover, our scatternet formation and routing algorithm do not necessarily require position information of the node.
Online publication date: Sun, 26-Jul-2009
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