Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing)

Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing)

By: Azzedine Boukerche (editor)Hardback

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Learn the fundamental algorithms and protocols for wireless and mobile ad hoc networks Advances in wireless networking and mobile communication technologies, coupled with the proliferation of portable computers, have led to development efforts for wireless and mobile ad hoc networks. This book focuses on several aspects of wireless ad hoc networks, particularly algorithmic methods and distributed computing with mobility and computation capabilities. It covers everything readers need to build a foundation for the design of future mobile ad hoc networks: Establishing an efficient communication infrastructure Robustness control for network-wide broadcast The taxonomy of routing algorithms Adaptive backbone multicast routing The effect of inference on routing Routing protocols in intermittently connected mobile ad hoc networks and delay tolerant networks Transport layer protocols ACK-thinning techniques for TCP in MANETs Power control protocols Power saving in solar powered WLAN mesh networks Reputation and trust-based systems Vehicular ad hoc networks Cluster interconnection in 802.15.4 beacon enabled networks The book is complemented with a set of exercises that challenge readers to test their understanding of the material. Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks is appropriate as a self-study guide for electrical engineers, computer engineers, network engineers, and computer science specialists. It also serves as a valuable supplemental textbook in computer science, electrical engineering, and network engineering courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels.

About Author

Azzedine Boukerche, PhD, is a Full Professor and holds a Canada Research Chair position in wireless networking and mobile computing at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the Founding Director of PARADISE Research Laboratory, also at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Boukerche has published numerous papers in the fields of wireless networks, mobile and pervasive computing, and wireless ad hoc and sensor networks. He is an associate editor of several international journals. In addition, he has contributed as general chair and program chair to many IEEE and ACM international conferences in the areas of wireless communication and mobile computing, wireless ad hoc, and sensor and mesh networking. He is the recipient of several research awards for his work in the field of wireless and mobile networking.


Preface ix Contributors xiii About the Editor xvii 1. Algorithms for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 1Azzedine Boukerche, Daniel Camara, Antonio A.F. Loureiro, and Carlos M.S. Figueiredo 2. Establishing a Communication Infrastructure in Ad Hoc Networks 21Michel Barbeau, Evangelos Kranakis, and Ioannis Lambadaris 3. Robustness Control for Network-Wide Broadcast in Multihop Wireless Networks 51Paul Rogers and Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh 4. Encoding for Efficient Data Distribution in Multihop Ad Hoc Networks 87Luciana Pelusi, Andrea Passarella, and Marco Conti 5. A Taxonomy of Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 129Azzedine Boukerche, Mohammad Z. Ahmad, Damla Turgut, and Begumhan Turgut 6. Adaptive Backbone Multicast Routing for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 165Chaiporn Jaikaeo and Chien-Chung Shen 7. Effect of Interference on Routing in Multihop Wireless Networks 187Vinay Kolar and Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh 8. Routing Protocols in Intermittently Connected Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Delay-Tolerant Networks 219Zhensheng Zhang 9. Transport Layer Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 251Lap Kong Law, Srikanth V. Krishnamurthy, and Michalis Faloutsos 10. ACK-Thinning Techniques for TCP in MANETs 277Stylianos Papanastasiou, Mohamed Ould-Khaoua, and Lewis M. MacKenzie 11. Power Control Protocols for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks 315Junhua Zhu, Brahim Bensaou, and Farid Nait-Abdesselam 12. Power Saving in Solar-Powered WLAN Mesh Networks 353Amir A. Sayegh, Mohammed N. Smadi, and Terence D. Todd 13. Reputation-and-Trust-Based Systems for Ad Hoc Networks 375Avinash Srinivasan, Joshua Teitelbaum, Jie Wu, Mihaela Cardei, and Huigang Liang 14. Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks: An Emerging Technology Toward Safe and Efficient Transportation 405Maen M. Artimy, William Robertson, and William J. Phillips 15. Performance Issues in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks 433Maria Kihl and Mihail L. Sichitiu 16. Cluster Interconnection in 802.15.4 Beacon-Enabled Networks 459Jelena Misic and Ranjith Udayshankar Index 481

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  • ISBN13: 9780470383582
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9780470383582
  • weight: 844
  • ISBN10: 0470383585

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