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An efficient broadcast-based information transfer method based on location data over MANET

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Abstract

In a disaster situation, mobile ad hoc networks can be considered as one of the communication methods when the communication infrastructure is unavailable. Under these circumstances, the number of redundant packets consuming power should be controlled to save battery power and prolong the life of the network. In this paper, we propose an efficient broadcast-based information transfer method using location data to reduce the redundant packets while achieving high data reachability.

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Correspondence to Yosuke Totani.

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This research was conducted as a part of JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research 26430372.

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Totani, Y., Kobayashi, K., Utsu, K. et al. An efficient broadcast-based information transfer method based on location data over MANET. J Supercomput 72, 1422–1430 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11227-016-1669-z

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Keywords

  • Ad hoc network
  • Broadcast
  • Location-based routing
  • Topology-based routing