07280483 is referenced by 28 patents and cites 145 patents.

A system and method for calculating an optimal route at a node by making use of routing metrics which if carefully chosen, can provide stability to the network and also provide features like Self Healing and Load Balancing. A Routing metric is calculated as a scalar number based upon a number of factors, such as number of hops, data rate, link quality and device type. Each factor can be determined by evaluation of Hello messages, or other routing messages as required.

Title
System and method to improve the network performance of a wireless communications network by finding an optimal route between a source and a destination
Application Number
10/863183
Publication Number
7280483 (B2)
Application Date
June 7, 2004
Publication Date
October 9, 2007
Inventor
Avinash Joshi
Orlando
FL, US
Agent
Joseph J Buczynski
Randi L Karpinia
Assignee
MeshNetworks
FL, US
IPC
H04Q 7/00
H04L 12/28
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