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A new probabilistic linear exponential backoff scheme for MANETs.

Yassein, Muneer Bani, Manaseer, Saher, Al-Hassan, Asmahan Abu, Taye, Zeinab Abu and Al-Dubai, Ahmed (2010) A new probabilistic linear exponential backoff scheme for MANETs. Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum (IPDPSW), 2010 IEEE International Symposium on.

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    Abstract/Description

    Broadcasting is an essential operation in
    Mobile ad hoc Networks (MANETs) environments.
    It is used in the initial phase of route discovery
    process in many reactive protocols. Although
    broadcasting is simple, it causes the well known
    broadcast storm problem, which is a result of packet
    redundancy, contention and collision. A
    probabilistic scheme has been proposed to
    overcome this problem. This work aims to study the
    effect of network density and network mobility on
    probabilistic schemes using different thresholds
    (fixed, 2p, 3p and 4p) with the Pessimistic Linear
    Exponential Backoff (PLEB) algorithm and
    compare the results with the standard MAC. A
    number of simulation experiments have been
    conducted to examine the performance of the
    proposed PLEP under different operating
    conditions. The simulation results show that in
    dense networks the normalized routing load, delay
    and routing packets are high and the PLEB
    outperforms the standard MAC in terms of delay

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    Uncontrolled Keywords: MANETs; parallel distributed computing; AODV; Broadcasting; Flooding; MANET; PLEB;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Item ID: 3765
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2010 09:41
    Last Modified: 04 Oct 2011 11:58
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3765

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