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Information Dissemination in Mobile Ad-Hoc Geosensor Networks

  • Silvia Nittel
  • Matt Duckham
  • Lars Kulik
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3234)

Abstract

This paper addresses the issue of how to disseminate relevant information to mobile agents within a geosensor network. Conventional mobile and location-aware systems are founded on a centralized model of information systems, typified by the client-server model used for most location-based services. However, in this paper we argue that a decentralized approach offers several key advantages over a centralized model, including robustness and scalability. We present an environment for simulating information dissemination strategies in mobile ad-hoc geosensor networks. We propose several strategies for scalable, peer-to-peer information exchange, and evaluate their performance with regard to their ability to distribute relevant information to agents and minimize redundancy.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Mobile Agent Communication Strategy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvia Nittel
    • 1
  • Matt Duckham
    • 2
  • Lars Kulik
    • 3
  1. 1.National Center for Geographic Information and AnalysisUniversity of MaineOronoUSA
  2. 2.Department of GeomaticsUniversity of MelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Software EngineeringUniversity of MelbourneAustralia

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