Reference : An overlay maintenance protocol for overlay routing on top of ad hoc networks
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/3321
An overlay maintenance protocol for overlay routing on top of ad hoc networks
English
Calomme, Sandrine [Université de Liège - ULg > Dép. d'électric., électron. et informat. (Inst. Montefiore) > Réseaux informatiques > >]
Leduc, Guy mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Dép. d'électric., électron. et informat. (Inst.Montefiore) > Réseaux informatiques >]
May-2008
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Springer
4982
48-59
Yes
No
International
0302-9743
IFIP Networking 2008
6-8 May 2008
Singapore
Singapore
[en] Ad hoc networks ; overlay ; topology
[en] The protocol described in this paper builds and maintains an overlay topology on top of an ad hoc network. The overlay is intended to be used by a routing application. As flooding is a key component of many route discovery mechanisms in MANETs, we evaluate the delivery percentage, bandwidth consumption and time duration of flooding a message on the overlay. We also consider the overlay path stretch as an indicator for the data transfer transmission time.

The protocol does not require any information from the underlay routing protocol, nor cooperation from the nodes that do not belong to the overlay. Each overlay node maintains a set of nearest overlay nodes and exchanges its neighbourhood information with them in order to select useful overlay links. Resilience is afforded by setting a minimum number of overlay neighbours.

The performance observed over OLSR are good, for all overlay densities and mobility level studied.
EU FP6 ANA
Researchers
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/3321
10.1007/978-3-540-79549-0_5

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