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Replica Allocation Considering Data Update Intervals in Ad Hoc Networks

  • Hideki Hayashi
  • Takahiro Hara
  • Shojiro Nishio
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 162)

Abstract

In ad hoc networks, since network division occurs frequently, it is effective to replicate data items. This paper proposes effective replica allocation methods in ad hoc networks where each data item is updated at irregular intervals. The proposed methods allocate replicas based on probability density functions of the update intervals of data items. Also, they invalidate replicas that have been updated with high probability because accesses to old replicas impose extra computational overhead and roll backs. As a result, the proposed methods not only improve data accessibility but also reduce the number of accessing old replicas.

Keywords

ad hoc networks replica allocation data accessibility data update mobile computing environment 

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© International Federation for Information Processing 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideki Hayashi
    • 1
  • Takahiro Hara
    • 1
  • Shojiro Nishio
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Multimedia Eng., Grad. Sch. of Information Science and Tech.Osaka Univ.Osaka

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