By Topic

Virtual Surrounding Face Geocasting with Guaranteed Message Delivery for Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Jie Lian ; Department of E&CE, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. ; Kshirasagar Naik ; Yunhao Liu ; Lei Chen

Geocasting in wireless sensor networks and ad hoc networks is the delivery of a message from a source to all the nodes in a given geographical region. The objectives of a geocasting protocol are two-folds: guaranteed message delivery and low transmission cost. Most of the existing protocols do not guarantee message delivery, and those that do incur a high transmission costs. In this paper, we introduce the idea of a virtual surrounding face (VSF), and present a geocasting protocol based on VSF. By using mathematical analyses and simulation studies, we show that the proposed protocol guarantees message delivery and has a significant lower transmission cost than the existing approaches.

Published in:

Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols

Date of Conference:

12-15 Nov. 2006