channel hopping


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channel hopping

(chat)
To rapidly switch channels on IRC, or a GEnie chat board. This term may derive from the TV idiom, "channel surfing".
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The proposed scheme avoids network congestion through the wireless channel hopping of a gateway.
Channel hopping UPDATE Lognair have launched a weekend service from Glasgow to Guernsey.
A sudden lack of power in your flicker dicker (that's another one) no matter how hard you repeatedly press it, is the worst nightmare to a couch potato who enjoys channel hopping. On the plus a certain amount of exercise by making them get up and walking five feet to the telly to press a button.
PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM has hailed Barnsley's PS20million takeover, which could trigger some Channel hopping with French side Nice.
The effect (and it's intentional) is to replicate the TV channel hopping of yore.
It's a good time of the day for channel hopping and we could see a ten percent increase in turnover."
Dunagan, "SSCH: Slotted seeded channel hopping for capacity improvement in IEEE 802.11 Ad-Hoc wireless networks," in Proceedings of the MobiCom 2004 --Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking, pp.
In addition, although some schemes on channel hopping in CR networks can be used for finding a common channel between two nodes [24], [25], [26], they still suffer various limitations and cannot be used in broadcast scenarios.
The channel hopping sequence (CHS) is constructed from quorum systems which satisfy the intersection property and increase the degree of overlap between sequences.
In DSMMAC [13] all nodes create the same channel hopping sequence, and the only possible variation of this sequence is dependent on an offset (if cycles are not aligned).
Anchor channel hopping is a trend that needs to be checked because if it is not done, then the TV broadcasting sector in the country will merely become a bazaar where anchors and others of the same ilk will come, display their merchandise and sell it to the highest bidder.
It is one of those sports you find by accident, like synchronised swimming or men's beach volleyball, sports you pause on momentarily when channel hopping just to see what on earth is going on.