Reliability Evaluation of Group Service Providers in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

  • Joos-Hendrik Böse
  • Andreas Thaler
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4278)


A main challenge for applications in mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETs) is to survive link and node failures. One approach to overcome volatility of MANETs is to evaluate the reliability of communication peers allowing to choose the most reliable instances and to estimate the risk of failure before using a remote service. We present an approach that integrates discovery and reliability evaluation of group service providers. A group service provider is a node providing a service which is used by a group of nodes simultaneously.


Mobile Node Context Information Service Usage Multiple Criterion Decision Making Reliability Evaluation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joos-Hendrik Böse
    • 1
  • Andreas Thaler
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Computer ScienceFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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