Employing Coded Relay in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks

In this paper, the authors study Coded relay (Crelay) in multi-hop wireless networks. Crelay exploits both partial packets and overhearing capabilities of the wireless nodes, and uses Forward Error Correction code in packet forwarding. When a node overhears a partial packet from an upstream node, it informs the upstream node about the number of parity bytes needed to correct the errors, such that the upstream node need only send a small amount of parity bytes instead of the complete packet, hence improving the network efficiency.

Provided by: Florida State University Topic: Mobility Date Added: Dec 2010 Format: PDF

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