A Campus Based Mobility Model for Opportunistic Network

  • Daru Pan
  • Jiajia Sun
  • Xiong Liu
  • Xuhan Feng
  • Wenfeng Pang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 246)


Mobility model in Opportunistic Network is one of the important technologies. The simple mobility models, such as Random Waypoint (RWP) and Random Walk (RW) are unable to capture the normal human behavior in daily life. To capture the real movement of teachers and students in campus, we propose the mobility model based on the daily life of campus, which mainly classify the nodes into three sorts: nodes which go back to the dormitory for sleeping at night, nodes which have classes at the daytime and nodes which have night activities. We simulate and analysis the model, using the contact duration and inter-contact times of nodes as the index of its functioning evaluation, and compare with the real datasets and RWP, it shows that our model is closer to the real datasets and follows the Power-law distribution, possesses the social feature.


Opportunistic network Mobility models Contact duration Inter-contact times 



This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant no. 61172087 and by Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China under Grant no. 013M530701.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daru Pan
    • 1
  • Jiajia Sun
    • 1
  • Xiong Liu
    • 1
  • Xuhan Feng
    • 1
  • Wenfeng Pang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Physics and Telecommunication EngineeringSouth China Normal UniversityGuangzhouChina

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