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The effects of network density of a new counter-based broadcasting scheme in mobile ad hoc networks.

Yassein, Muneer Bani, Nimer, Sanabel Fathi and Al-Dubai, Ahmed (2010) The effects of network density of a new counter-based broadcasting scheme in mobile ad hoc networks. In: Proceedings of ITA 2010. IEEE Computer Society, Bradford, UK, pp. 1462-1467. ISBN 978-0-7695-4108-2

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Abstract/Description

Broadcasting is an essential operation in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) to transmit the message (data packet) from the sender to all other nodes in the network. Flooding is the simplest mechanism for broadcast operations, where each node retransmits every uniquely received message exactly once. Flooding is usually costly and results in serious redundancy, contention and collisions in the network. These problems referred to as the broadcast storm problem. Counter-based broadcasting scheme has been introduced to solve the problems in flooding. This study introduces a new counter-based broadcasting scheme to achieve efficient broadcasting by using the counter-based scheme with dynamic threshold to increase the reachability percentage of the transmission packets which receive the broadcast message to all nodes with high reachability and increase the throughput of the network by using ns-2 simulations. The simulation results show that the new scheme provide good results in performance levels by taking in consideration the status of the node density like sparse and dense areas.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 978-0-7695-4108-2
Additional Information: 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK June 29-July 01 2010
Uncontrolled Keywords: MANET's; broadcast; flooding; counter-based; broadcast storm problem; reachability; delivery ratio;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering > 621.3 Electrical & electronic engineering > 621.38 Electronics & Communications engineering > 621.382 Communications engineering > 621.3821 Communications networks
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Item ID: 3821
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 16:16
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2013 11:06
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3821

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