We are currently experiencing intermittent issues impacting performance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
By Topic

Position-based broadcast algorithm in mobile ad-hoc 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
$31 $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)
Touzene, A. ; Comput. Sci. Dept., Sultan Qaboos Univ., Muscat, Oman ; Day, K. ; Arafeh, B. ; Al-Zidi, N.

The paper proposes a new position-based broadcast algorithm for mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETs) called PBB. It shows how communication methods originally designed for wired multiprocessor interconnection networks can be used in MANETs. PBB is based on a logical 2-dimensional grid view of the geographical region of the MANET. PBB makes use of a known construction of spanning trees in the grid multiprocessor interconnection network. To the best of our knowledge, PBB is the first protocol that uses cell-based spanning trees of the grid to perform broadcasting in MANETs. In this study we derived analytical results for the delivery ratio of PBB protocol and the number of rebroadcast messages per broadcast operation.

Published in:

Programming and Systems (ISPS), 2011 10th International Symposium on

Date of Conference:

25-27 April 2011