A new channel selection algorithm for the Weightless-N Frequency Hopping with lower collision probability

Riyadh Abbas, Ali Al-Sherbaz, Abdeldjalil Bennecer, Philip Picton

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Abstract

There are different techniques used by Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications technologies to mitigate collision problem and data loss. One of these techniques is Frequency Hopping (FH), which is used by Weightless-N technology with a special random channel selection algorithm. In such a system, the probability of a message collision mainly depends on the randomisation algorithm used to access channels. This paper provides a novel randomisation algorithm for the channel selection process of the Weightless-N system. The new proposed algorithm is based on a uniform randomisation distribution and called a Uniform Randomisation Channel Selection Technique (URCST). This new algorithm provides a better system performance and lower probability of collision. In addition, it is faster and easier than the Mersenne Twister algorithm.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication8th International Network of the Future (NoF) Conference Proceedings
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherIEEE
Pages171-175
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-0555-4
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-0554-7
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 11 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Weightless-N
  • M2M
  • LPWAN
  • frequency hopping
  • random channel access
  • collision

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