Impact of Mobility Constraints on Epidemic Broadcast in DTNs

Yamada, Yosuke, Ohsaki, Hiroyuki, Perrin, Dimitri, & Imase, Makoto (2011) Impact of Mobility Constraints on Epidemic Broadcast in DTNs. In Unifying Themes in Complex Systems: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Complex Systems, New England Complex Systems Institute, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA, pp. 369-375.

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Abstract

In this paper, we investigate the effect of mobility constraints on epidemic broad-cast mechanisms in DTNs (Delay-Tolerant Networks). Major factors affecting epidemic broadcast performances are its forwarding algorithm and node mobility. The impact of forwarding algorithm and node mobility on epidemic broadcast mechanisms has been actively studied in the literature, but those studies use generally unconstrained mobility models. The objective of this paper is therefore to quantitatively investigate the effect of mobility constraints on epidemic broadcast mechanisms. We evaluate the performances of P-BCAST (PUSH-based BroadCast), SA-BCAST (Self-Adaptive BroadCast), and HP-BCAST (History-based P-BCAST) with a random waypoint mobility model with mobility constraints.

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ID Code: 82677
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
ISBN: 9780965632843
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 by NECSI Knowledge Press
Deposited On: 10 Apr 2015 06:25
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2015 03:29

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