multicast transport, ad hoc networks, hop-by-hop
Multicast transport is a challenging problem because the source must provide congestion control and reliability for a tree, rather than a single path. This problem is made even more difficult in mobile ad hoc networks due to problems caused by contention, spatial reuse, and mobility. In this paper, we design a hop-by-hop multicast transport protocol, which pushes transport functionality into the core of the network. Although this requires per-flow state, a hop-by-hop approach simplifies congestion control, enables local recovery of lost packets, and provides low delay and efficient use of wireless capacity. We use a simulation study to demonstrate the effectiveness of this approach and compare its efficiency to application-layer multicast.
Original Publication Citation
Manoj Pandey and Daniel Zappala, "Hop-by-Hop Multicast Transport for Mobile Ad Hoc Wireless Networks", The Fifth IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), October 28.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Pandey, Manoj and Zappala, Daniel, "Hop-by-Hop Multicast Transport for Mobile Ad Hoc Wireless Networks" (2008). All Faculty Publications. 166.
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
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