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Randy Ekl
Marc Cassidy, Daniel J McDonald, Randy L Ekl: Method of registration in a communication system. Motorola, Susan L Lukasik, September 12, 2000: US06119017 (36 worldwide citation)


A method of registration in a communication system includes the steps of detecting (201) an elevated registration level of at least a part of a communication system, selecting (203) a group recovery time, determining (205) a first random registration time that is less than or equal to the group reco ...


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Randy Ekl
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 (14 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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Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: Method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier WLAN. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 27, 2010: US07706337 (11 worldwide citation)


A method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier wireless local area network where a client creates a neighbor list identifying a neighbor wherein the neighbor is identified as an access point or a client. Then, the client determines a time to perform a scan of neighbors based upon 1) a ty ...


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Randy Ekl
Anthony R Metke, Randy L Ekl: Self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697479 (11 worldwide citation)


A self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system is disclosed. The system includes a handoff manager (108), which receives information about a position and movement of the mobile nodes (102a, 102b, 102c and 102d) present in the mobile network (100). The handoff manager learns the cover ...


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Randy Ekl
Ron Rotstein, Randy L Ekl: Method for dynamic frequency selection. Motorola, Terri S Hughes, Indira Saladi, July 5, 2005: US06914876 (9 worldwide citation)


A communication band is divided into a plurality of allocation channels (202, 204, 206, 208). At least one allocation channel (204) is transferred to a transform domain. The behavior of the at least one allocation channel is monitored in the transform domain in order to derive a set of statistics. T ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Ron Rotstein: Method for acknowledging messages in a communication system. Motorola, Terri S Hughes, Indira Saladi, May 24, 2005: US06898414 (7 worldwide citation)


At a first device (102 or 104), a message is received and processed. If the message is processed during a first time period, the first device transmits an acknowledgement message during a second time period; otherwise the first device transmits the acknowledgment message during a third time period. ...


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Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: System and method for communicating beacon transmissions in wireless local area network (WLAN) systems. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, April 7, 2009: US07515577 (7 worldwide citation)


A method for communicating beacon transmissions from a wireless access point (WAP) to a client transceiver in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system (500) includes obtaining a reference timing for the wireless access point (WAP) (502). The sector configuration and the sector timing in the WAP i ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Mark J Johnson, Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and apparatus for omniscient root node selection in an ad hoc network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697456 (6 worldwide citation)


Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network that contains a plurality of nodes including a first node. According to one implementation of these techniques, a first node can receive a message from at least one of the other nodes. Each message includes a number of primary fa ...


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Surender Kumar, Mark A Birchler, Randy L Ekl, Thomas C Hill, Michael D Kotzin, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson, Peter J Stanforth: Method and system for incentive-based ad hoc networking. Motorola, Barbara R Doutre, August 31, 2010: US07788387 (6 worldwide citation)


A system (100) and method (300) for mesh/ad hoc participation is provided. The method can include providing (310) an incentive to a user operating a device in an ad hoc network and determining (320) network resources associated with providing the incentive. The method can establish a credit system f ...



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