A Novel Lightweight Protocol for Address Assignment in Ad Hoc Networks Based on Filters
Ad hoc networks play a vital role in latest technologies, but assigning address to the nodes in ad hoc network is a major challenge due to its lack of infrastructure. A lightweight protocol is proposed in this work which helps to configure the mobile ad hoc nodes which are based on a distributed address database that is stored in filters which reduces the control load and also makes the proposal strong in partition of networks and to loss of packets. The performance of the protocol is evaluated by considering the joining nodes, partition merging events, and initialization of networks. The result of control message reduction and address collisions for the proposed protocol is shown in simulation results.
KeywordsAd hoc networks FAP DAD MANETconf
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