Client-driven channel management for wireless LANs

TitleClient-driven channel management for wireless LANs
Publication TypeJournal Articles
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsMishra A, Brik V, Banerjee S, Srinivasan A, Arbaugh WA
JournalSIGMOBILE Mob. Comput. Commun. Rev.
Pagination8 - 10
Date Published2006/10//
ISBN Number1559-1662

With the explosive growth in the density of 802.11 access points (APs) in the form of hotspots and public/home access networks, coordinating the shared use of spectrum has become an important problem. The irregular coverage topologies present in WLANs due to the vagaries of the indoor RF environment make the channel assignment algorithms in cellular networks inapplicable [1, 2].