Passive Scanning Improvement Ad Hoc Report • Date:2012-05-16 Authors: InterDigital
Abstract • This document provides a report of 802.11ai passive scanning improvement ad hoc discussions during 802.11 2012-May meeting. InterDigital
Conformance w/ TGai PAR & 5C InterDigital
InterDigital Ad Hoc Discussion Report Monday Evening Session on May 14, 2012
InterDigital Background, related contributions • 11-12-0406-03-00ai-proposed-sfd-text-for-passive-scanning-improvements • A Follow-up contribution to the 2012-March Meeting Passive Scanning Ad Hoc discussion: • Covers multiple contributions submitted to 802.11ai TG regarding passive scanning improvements prior to 2012-March meeting , e.g., • 11-12-0276-00-00ai-passive-scanning-comparison • 11-12-0277-00-00ai-hybrid-scanning • 11-12-0239-01-00ai-passive-scanning-enhancements • 11-12-0288-00-00ai-passive-scanning-requirement-for-sfd • 11-12-0042-01-00ai-fils-beacon-proposal • 11-12-0292-00-00ai-beacon-pointer • 4 New Contributions Submitted for 2012 May Meeting: • 11-12-0545-01-00ai-access-control-mechanism-for-fils • 11-12-0546-01-00ai-fast-passive-scan-for-fils • 11-12-0567-00-00ai-multiple-frequency-channel-scanning • 11-12-0568-00-00ai-ap-discovery-information-broadcasting
InterDigital, Ad Hoc Discussion Report • Present / Discuss those four New Contributions for 2012-May Meeting: • 11-12-0545-01-00ai-access-control-mechanism-for-fils • Recommend to incorporate this proposal into the harmonization discussion of the contribution, 12/0406r4, as a new sub-topic about the “changes to Beacon frame”. • 11-12-0546-01-00ai-fast-passive-scan-for-fils • Recommend not to incorporate this topic into the harmonization discussion of the contribution, 12/0406r4; • Encourage the contributor to bring back more technical details to future meetings. • 11-12-0567-00-00ai-multiple-frequency-channel-scanning • Recommend to incorporate this proposal into the harmonization discussion of the contribution, 12/0406r4. • 11-12-0568-00-00ai-ap-discovery-information-broadcasting • Conducted a straw poll, see 12/0568r1 for details; • Recommend not to incorporate this proposal into the harmonization discussion of the contribution, 12/0406r4.
InterDigital Ad Hoc Discussion Report – con’t • Contribution: 12/0406 • Presented the joined contribution, 12/0406r3, as a result of the harmonization discussions prior to May FtF meeting; • Continue the harmonization discussions; • Had a straw poll based on the proposed Motion-1, see 12/0406r4 for details.
InterDigital Ad Hoc Discussion Report – con’t • Not enough time to have the harmonization discussions based on 12/0406r3; • Recommend to request additional Ad Hoc time slot to continue the discussions.
InterDigital Ad Hoc Discussion Report Wednesday AM-1 Session on May 16, 2012
InterDigital Ad Hoc Discussion Report • Focused on the discussions about the proposed motions about passive scanning enhancements; • Used the contribution, 12/0406, as the place holder to facilitate the discussions; • Conducted four straw polls, see Slide 17, 19, 21, and 22, in 12/0406r5 for details; • Recommended to bring two motions back to TGai session, see Slide 18 and 20, in 12/0406r5 for details. • Encourage further contributions and harmonization to follow up the passive scanning improvement discussions.
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