Shinsuke Tanaka

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Use of directional antenna in the context of ad hoc wireless networks can largely reduce radio interference, thereby improving the utilization of wireless medium. Our major contribution in this paper is to devise a routing strategy, along with a MAC protocol, that exploits the advantages of directional antenna in ad hoc networks for improved system(More)
Application of multipath routing techniques in mobile ad hoc networks has been explored earlier, as multipath routing may help to reduce end-to-end delay, perform load balancing and consequently improve throughput. However, it has also been shown that the success of multipath routing in ad hoc wireless network depends on network topology and channel(More)
Neurons are well suited for computations on millisecond timescales, but some neuronal circuits set behavioral states over long time periods, such as those involved in energy homeostasis. We found that multiple types of hypothalamic neurons, including those that oppositely regulate body weight, are specialized as near-perfect synaptic integrators that(More)
ACR: An Adaptive Communication-Aware Routing through Maximally Zone-Disjoint Shortest Paths in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks with Directional Antenna Tetsuro Ueda, Shinsuke Tanaka, Bokuji Komiyama ATR Adaptive Communication Research Laboratories 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Seika-cho Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-0288 JAPAN e-mail: {teueda, shinsuke, komiyama} Tel:(More)
Inter-vehicular communication (IVC) on highways is one of the major application areas of ad hoc networks that enable multi-hop data exchange and forwarding between cars and between car and stationary gateways. In an IVC scenario, some emergency situations on highways may require an immediate communication with police, hospitals, highway assistance booth or(More)
The use of directional antenna in wireless ad hoc networks largely reduces radio interference, thereby improving the utilization of wireless medium and consequently the network throughput, as compared to omnidirectional antenna, where nodes in the vicinity of communication are kept silent. In this context, researchers usually assume that the gain of(More)
Existing priority-based QoS routing protocols in ad hoc wireless networks did not consider the effect of mutual interference between routes in wireless medium during routing. We have investigated the effect of mutual interference on the routing performance in wireless environment and explored the advantage of using zone-disjoint routes to avoid mutual(More)
The use of directional antenna in wireless ad hoc networks potentially increases simultaneous communication by directing the transmitting and receiving beams towards the receiver and transmitter node as compared to omni-directional antenna, where nodes in the vicinity of a communication are kept silent. However, in order to implement effective directional(More)
Multipath routing protocols are distinguished from single-path protocol by the fact that they use several paths to distribute traffic from a source to a destination instead of a single path. Multipath routing may improve system performance through load balancing and reduced end-to-end delay. However, two major issues that dictate the performance of(More)