A scalable location service for geographic ad hoc routing

  title={A scalable location service for geographic ad hoc routing},
  author={Jinyang Li and John Jannotti and Douglas S. J. De Couto and David R. Karger and Robert Tappan Morris},
GLS is a new distributed location service which tracks mobile node locations. GLS combined with geographic forwarding allows the construction of ad hoc mobile networks that scale to a larger number of nodes than possible with previous work. GLS is decentralized and runs on the mobile nodes themselves, requiring no fixed infrastructure. Each mobile node periodically updates a small set of other nodes (its location servers) with its current location. A node sends its position updates to its… CONTINUE READING
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