Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Parameterized neighborhood based flooding for ad hoc wireless 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)
Vijay Dheap ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada ; Munawar, M.A. ; Naik, S. ; Ward, P.A.S.

Flooding is a simple routing technique that can be used to transmit data from one node to every other node in a network. The focus of this paper is to investigate improvements to flooding techniques used in ad hoc wireless networks. Recent work has focused on using topological information to reduce the number of broadcasts. The number of broadcasts necessary to flood the network was the major performance metric used to compare previous neighborhood-based flooding algorithms. We build upon this foundation by first presenting a parameterized neighborhood-based flooding (PNBF) algorithm, which provides a single platform for the performance comparison of various multihop neighborhood-based flooding algorithms. We also introduce and motivate the use of additional performance metrics, including total number of collisions and percentage of nodes that receive the message, for comparing flooding algorithms. An analysis is given of how different network properties, such as average node degree, communication patterns, affect the performance of the different neighborhood-based flooding algorithms. Our simulation results demonstrate that our algorithm is capable of handling a wide variety of situations where properties of ad hoc networks along with the relative importance of the performance criteria are taken into consideration.

Published in:

Military Communications Conference, 2003. MILCOM '03. 2003 IEEE  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

13-16 Oct. 2003

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.