Deterministic Oblivious Local Broadcast in the SINR Model

  • Tomasz Jurdziński
  • Michał Różański
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10472)


Local Broadcast is one of the most fundamental communication problems in wireless networks. The task is to allow each node to deliver a message to all its neighbors. In this paper we consider an oblivious and semi-oblivious variants of the problem. The oblivious algorithm is a fixed deterministic schedule of transmissions that tells each station in which rounds it has to transmit. In semi-oblivious variant of the problem we allow a station to quit the execution of the schedule at some point. We present algorithms with complexity of \(O(\varDelta ^{2+2/(\alpha -2)}\log N)\) for the oblivious variant and \(O(\varDelta \log N)\) for the semi-oblivious case, where \(\alpha >2\) is a path loss parameter, [1, N] is the range of IDs of stations and \(\varDelta \) is the maximal degree in a network. In the latter case we make use of the acknowledgements, which inform a station, after it sent a message, if all its neighbors had received it.



The authors would like to thank Darek Kowalski for his comments to the paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceUniversity of WrocławWrocławPoland

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