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A system and method for calculating a routing metric that can select the route providing the best throughput in a multihopping network (100), based on one or more parameters including completion rates, data rates, MAC overhead and congestion. The system and method are capable of selecting a route in a multihopping network (100) having a high throughput, comprising calculating a routing metric at one or more nodes (102, 106, 107), wherein the routing metric enables the one or more nodes (102, 106, 107) to select the route in the network (100). The routing metric can include network information such as the raw data rate, the completion rate, and the media access control overhead and congestion.

Title
System and method for providing a congestion-aware routing metric for selecting a route between nodes in a multihopping communication network
Application Number
11/268102
Publication Number
7609641 (B2)
Application Date
November 7, 2005
Publication Date
October 27, 2009
Inventor
Avinash Joshi
Orlando
FL, US
Sebnem Z Ozer
Altamonte Springs
FL, US
Surong Zeng
Altamonte Springs
FL, US
Guenael T Strutt
Stanford
FL, US
Agent
Randi L Karpinia
Assignee
MeshNetworks
FL, US
IPC
H04W 4/00
G01R 31/08
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