Wireless communication system with enhanced time slot allocation and interference avoidance/mitigation features and related methods

  • US 20040028018A1
  • Filed: 03/27/2003
  • Published: 02/12/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/10/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A wireless communication network comprising:

  • a plurality of mobile nodes each comprising a wireless transceiver and a controller for controlling said wireless transceiver, said controller also for scheduling a respective semi-permanent time slot to establish a communication link with neighboring mobile nodes for transmitting data therebetween, the data having different priority levels, determining respective link utilization metrics for each data priority level for each communication link, and scheduling demand assigned time slots for establishing additional communication links with the neighboring mobile nodes for transmitting data therebetween based upon the link utilization metrics and data priority levels.

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