Joining Procedure

David Harle (Inventor), Christos Tachtatzis (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

There is provided a method of operating a device to join a network, the network having a plurality of superframes, each superframe being divided into slots, the method comprising transmitting a beacon frame in a first slot of a first superframe; wherein, if a collision occurs in the first slot, selecting a second slot from a group comprising the first slot and a plurality of slots occurring after the first slot; and transmitting a further beacon frame in the second slot in a subsequent superframe.
LanguageEnglish
Patent numberWO 2008145955 A1
IPCH04L 12/56
Priority date1/06/07
Publication statusPublished - 4 Dec 2008

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Keywords

  • superframes
  • networks
  • joining networks

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Harle, D., & Tachtatzis, C. (2008). IPC No. H04L 12/56. Joining Procedure. (Patent No. WO 2008145955 A1).
Harle, David (Inventor) ; Tachtatzis, Christos (Inventor). / Joining Procedure. IPC No.: H04L 12/56. Patent No.: WO 2008145955 A1.
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