ad hoc, multicast routing, networks
Current ad hoc multicast routing protocols have been designed to build and maintain a tree or mesh in the face of a mobile environment, with fast reaction to network changes in order to minimize packet loss. However, the performance of these protocols has not been adequately examined under realistic scenarios. Existing performance studies generally use a single, simple mobility model, with low density and often very low traffic rates. In this paper we explore the performance of ad hoc multicast routing protocols under scenarios that include realistic mobility patterns, high density and high traffic load. We use these scenarios to identify cases where existing protocols can improve their performance. Based on our observations, we make a series of recommendations for designers of multicast protocols.
Original Publication Citation
Manoj Pandey and Daniel Zappala, "A Scenario Based Evaluation of Mobile Ad Hoc Multicast Routing Protocols", IEEE International Symposium on World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), June 25.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Pandey, Manoj and Zappala, Daniel, "A Scenario-Based Performance Evaluation of Multicast Routing Protocols for Ad Hoc Networks" (2005). Faculty Publications. 377.
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
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