An analysis of the optimum node density for ad hoc mobile networks

@article{BeldingRoyer2001AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the optimum node density for ad hoc mobile networks},
  author={Elizabeth M. Belding-Royer and P. M. Melliar-Smith and Louise E. Moser},
  journal={ICC 2001. IEEE International Conference on Communications. Conference Record (Cat. No.01CH37240)},
  year={2001},
  volume={3},
  pages={857-861 vol.3}
}
An ad hoc mobile network is a collection of nodes, each of which communicates over wireless channels and is capable of movement. Wireless nodes have the unique capability of transmission at different power levels. As the transmission power is varied, a tradeoff exists between the number of hops from source to destination and the overall bandwidth available to individual nodes. Because both battery life and channel bandwidth are limited resources in mobile networks, it is important to ascertain… 

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