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A Network-Coding Based Event Diffusion Protocol for Wireless Mesh Networks

  • Roberto Beraldi
  • Hussein Alnuweiri
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 23)

Abstract

Publish/subscribe is a well know and powerful distributed programming paradigm with many potential applications. In this paper we consider the central problem of any pub/sub implementation, namely the problem of event dissemination, in the case of a Wireless Mesh Network. We propose a protocol based on non-trivial forwarding mechanisms that employ network coding as a central tool for supporting adaptive event dissemination while exploiting the broadcast nature of wireless transmissions. Our results show that network coding provides significant improvements to event diffusion compared to standard blind dissemination solutions, namely flooding and gossiping.

Keywords

Network coding publish/subscribe wireless 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Beraldi
    • 1
  • Hussein Alnuweiri
    • 2
  1. 1.“La Sapienza” University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Electrical & Computer EngineeringTexas A&M University at QatarQatar

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