On Time Constraints of Reliable Broadcast Protocols for Ad Hoc Networks with the Liveness Property

  • Jerzy Brzeziński
  • Michał Kalewski
  • Dariusz Wawrzyniak
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7203)

Abstract

In this paper we consider a formal model of ad hoc systems and its liveness property, defined with the use of the concept of dynamic sets. In this context we analyse reliable broadcast protocols dedicated for use in this kind of networks. In solutions proposed till now it is assumed that the minimum time of direct connectivity between any neighbouring nodes is much longer than maximum message transmission time. This assumption covers, however, dependence of the required minimum time of direct communication on some system parameters. Therefore, in this paper we show precisely how the minimum time of direct connectivity depends on the total number of hosts in a network and on the total number of messages that can be disseminated by each node concurrently.

Keywords

Neighbouring Node Minimum Time Mobile Host Broadcast Message Liveness Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerzy Brzeziński
    • 1
  • Michał Kalewski
    • 1
  • Dariusz Wawrzyniak
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computing SciencePoznań University of TechnologyPoznańPoland

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