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Thomas V D Amico, Jeffrey D Bonta, Randy L Ekl, Avinash Joshi, Michael D Kotzin, Surender Kumar, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson: Method and apparatus for broadcast in an ad hoc network using elected broadcast relay nodes. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, September 22, 2009: US07593376 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electing broadcast relay nodes (520B, H, M) in an ad hoc network (500). Each node (520A-520O) generates an attribute message including associated parameters. Each node (520A-520O) generates a weighted value (WV) based on the parameters. The WV can be included in the attrib ...


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Sivakumar Muthuswamy, Rajeev Agrawal, Yogesh B Bhatt, Avinash Joshi, Surender Kumar: Method and apparatus for encouraging routing in a network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, May 4, 2010: US07710932 (149 worldwide citation)

A node (200) includes a processor (201) for determining neighbor nodes in a routing path to a destination based on a routing table associated with the node (200). The node (200) includes a memory for storing a first authenticated tokens. The node includes a transmitter (203) for transmitting a first ...


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Hrishikesh Gossain, Avinash Joshi: Method and system for improving a wireless communication route. Motorola Solutions, Randi L Karpinia, August 14, 2012: US08243603 (122 worldwide citation)

A system and method for improving a current wireless communication route, between a source node and a destination node in an on-demand wireless communication network, enables the current communication route to be improved even when the current route has not failed. The method includes analyzing at a ...


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Avinash Joshi, Surong Zeng, William Vann Hasty Jr, Charles R Barker Jr, Robin U Roberts, Keith J Goldberg: System and method for routing data between different types of nodes in a wireless network. Meshnetworks, Randi L Karpinia, Joseph J Buczynski, July 31, 2007: US07251238 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and system for routing data in a wireless network (400) that enables all nodes (106, 402, 404, 406, 408) to find routes to each other even if the nodes are incapable of operating as a router to route packets received from other nodes (106, 402, 404, 406, 408). The meshed nodes (106, 402) wh ...


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Avinash Joshi: System and method to improve the network performance of a wireless communications network by finding an optimal route between a source and a destination. MeshNetworks, Randi L Karpinia, Joseph J Buczynski, October 9, 2007: US07280483 (28 worldwide citation)

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 fac ...


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Avinash Joshi: System and method for providing connectivity between an intelligent access point and nodes in a wireless network. MeshNetworks, Randi L Karpinia, Joseph J Buczynski, April 21, 2009: US07522537 (26 worldwide citation)

A system and method enables an ad-hoc communication network to maintain connectivity between intelligent access points and nodes. The method includes: broadcasting an access point advertisement from a sender node to wireless routers; deciding by the wireless routers whether to use the sender node as ...


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Avinash Joshi: System and method for decreasing latency in locating routes between nodes in a wireless communication network. MeshNetworks, Randi L Karpinia, Joseph J Buczynski, June 13, 2006: US07061925 (21 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling the dissemination of Routing packets, and decreasing the latency in finding routes between nodes. The system and method provides message exchanges between wireless devices to determine optimized communication routes with a minimum of overhead messages and buffered ...


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Avinash Joshi: System and method for detecting node mobility based on network topology changes in a wireless communication network. MeshNetworks, Randi L Karpinia, Joseph J Buczynski, November 4, 2008: US07447174 (21 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for determining mobility of a first node in an ad hoc network. A particular node generates a fixed neighbor node table comprising second nodes in the area of the particular node which are not mobile. The particular node can monitor changes between the first node and the secon ...


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Guenael T Strutt, Surong Zeng, Sebnem Z Ozer, Avinash Joshi: System and method for providing a congestion-aware routing metric for selecting a route between nodes in a multihopping communication network. MeshNetworks, Randi L Karpinia, October 27, 2009: US07609641 (20 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Avinash Joshi: System and method to decrease the route convergence time and find optimal routes in a wireless communication network. MeshNetworks, Randi L Karpinia, Joseph J Buczynski, August 5, 2008: US07408911 (20 worldwide citation)

A system and method for decreasing the route convergence time in a wireless communication network, such as a wireless ad-hoc peer-to-peer network, by finding an alternate route if the nodes anticipate weakening or breakage of a route currently in use. The system and method which enables reactive rou ...