Context-aware Adaptive Routing (CAR) Protocol
A Protocol for Delay Tolerant Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
The vast majority of mobile ad hoc networking research makes a very large assumption: that communication can only take place between nodes that are simultaneously accessible within in the same connected cloud (i.e., that communication is synchronous). In reality, this assumption is likely to be a poor one, particularly for sparsely or irregularly populated environments.
Moreover, asynchronous communication such as email, which is by far the pre-eminent form of networked person-to-person communication, has a natural fit to such partially-connected environments, but has been relatively little explored in the context of mobile ad-hoc networking. This is perhaps unsurprising, given the complexities involved. Indeed, the few approaches that have been described to date are simplistic or heavyweight, relying on brute force methods in order to achieve message delivery.
The Context-Aware Routing (CAR) algorithm is a novel approach to the provision of asynchronous communication in delay tolerant networks, based on the intelligent placement of messages.
CAR has been implemented for the Haggle platform; the code will be released soon.
An implementation of the protocol for Haggle will be released soon!
Evaluating Context Information Predictability for Autonomic Communication
Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proceedings of 2nd IEEE Workshop on Autonomic Communications and Computing (ACC'06). Co-located with Proceedings of 7th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM'06). Niagara Falls, NY. June 2006. IEEE Press.
Adaptive Routing for Intermittently Connected Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Mirco Musolesi, Stephen Hailes and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proceedings of 6th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM'05). Taormina, Italy. June 2005.
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Last updated on 5 May by Mirco Musolesi