ELS: Energy-Aware Some-for-Some Location Service for Ad Hoc Mobile Networks

  • Abdelouahid Derhab
  • Nadjib Badache
  • Karim Tari
  • Sihem Sami
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4138)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a new location service for Ad hoc mobile networks. The network area is divided into non-overlapping zones. Using a hash function, a node identifier is mapped to a set of zones, in which the location information of the node are stored. We also propose a location information distribution scheme that achieves low rate of outdated location information. Using cross-layer design, the service can tolerate servers mobility and failure, and last for a long time period. Simulation Results show that the proposed location service experiences low overhead and high location information availability and accuracy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdelouahid Derhab
    • 1
  • Nadjib Badache
    • 2
  • Karim Tari
    • 2
  • Sihem Sami
    • 2
  1. 1.Basic software laboratoryCERISTAlgiersAlgeria
  2. 2.LSIUSTHBAlgiersAlgeria

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