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

Energy-efficient infrastructure formation in MANETs

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

3 Author(s)
Safwat, A. ; Telecommun. Res. Lab., Queen''s Univ., Kingston, Ont., Canada ; Hassanein, H. ; Mouftah, H.

We propose a novel protocol for wireless mobile ad hoc networks, which establishes a dynamic wireless mobile infrastructure. The proposed protocol, namely, the power-aware virtual base stations (PA-VBS) protocol, mimics and maintains the operation of the conventional fixed infrastructure in cellular networks. In the PA-VBS protocol, a mobile node is elected from a set of nominees to act as a temporary base station within its zone based on its normalized power value. Likewise, we study the characteristics and performance of PA-VBS by means of simulation. It is shown that PA-VBS scales well to large networks of mobile stations, and that it outperforms other infrastructure-formation protocols in terms of load balancing

Published in:

Local Computer Networks, 2001. Proceedings. LCN 2001. 26th Annual IEEE Conference on

Date of Conference:

2001

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.