Conference Paper

Optimal scheduling in single channel dense reader RFID environments

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Proceedings - 2012 4th International EURASIP Workshop on RFID Technology, RFID 2012
  • Fecha: 11 December 2012
  • Páginas: 14-21
  • ISBN: 9780769548135
  • Source Type: Conference Proceeding
  • DOI: 10.1109/RFID.2012.28
  • Document Type: Conference Paper
In this paper we solve analytically the problem of distributing optimally a set of t slots between a group of n readers in RFID dense environments where a single frequency channel is available. In these environments, the readers within reader-to-reader interference range must transmit at different times, otherwise tags cannot identified. This resource allocation problem is addressed for both static and dynamic Frame Slotted Aloha, which are the most broadly extended mechanism used in UHF RFID systems. The goal is maximizing the expected number of tags successfully identified within the t slots. Results demonstrate that the optimal solution outperforms an assignment proportional to the number of tags in each reader. The results heavily depend on the underlying reading algorithm of the reader. © 2012 IEEE.

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