Recent Trends in Channel Assignment Algorithms for Multi-Radio Multi-Channel in Wireless Mesh Network
Raja Hasyifah Raja Bongsu1, Abdullah Mohammed2, Mohamad Afendee Mohamed3

1Raja Hasyifah Raja Bongsu, Faculty of Informatics and Computing, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia.
2Abdullah Mohammed, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.
3Mohamad Afendee Mohamed, Faculty of Informatics and Computing, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 16 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 07 March 2019 | Manuscript Published on 08 June 2019 | PP: 656-659 | Volume-7 Issue-5S4, February 2019 | Retrieval Number: E11360275S419/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Wireless Mesh Networks (WMN) are an attractive technology and has been widely accepted by many organizations due to features such as accessing and routing. The issues regarding capabilities of multi-radio multi-channel (MRMC) has been extensively studied to design an efficient algorithm for WMN. Channel assignment and various techniques have been designed and developed to improve the network performance of MRMC. This paper offers conceptual understanding through a systematic review by classifying channel assignment constraints and its proposed solution. The results from our study provide clear understanding of approaches reported by previous studies in solving channel assignment problem. The analysis offered variety of areas that can be explored in leveraging channel assignment techniques towards improving the network performances.
Keywords: Channel Assignment, Multi-Radio Multi-Channel, Topology Design, Wireless Mesh Network.
Scope of the Article: Cognitive Radio Networks