A distributed IP address assignment scheme for ad hoc networks

@article{Sheu2005ADI,
  title={A distributed IP address assignment scheme for ad hoc networks},
  author={Jang-Ping Sheu and Shin-Chih Tu and Li-Hsiang Chan},
  journal={11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'05)},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={439-445 Vol. 1}
}
In this paper, we present a scheme to assign IP address to each newly-joined node. Some nodes are assigned as coordinators, and are responsible for assigning an IP address to a new node in the network. A new node uses the exchanged hello messages to find the closest coordinator and obtain a new IP address from that coordinator. In order to efficiently maintain the coordinators' IP address pools, the distributed coordinators are organized in a tree topology, called a virtual C-tree, by… CONTINUE READING

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