Bootstrapping opportunistic networks using social roles

  title={Bootstrapping opportunistic networks using social roles},
  author={Greg Bigwood and Tristan Henderson},
  journal={2011 IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks},
Opportunistic routing protocols can enable message delivery in disconnected networks of mobile devices. To conserve energy in mobile environments, such routing protocols must minimise unnecessary message-forwarding. This paper presents an opportunistic routing protocol that leverages social role information. We compute node roles from a social network graph to identify nodes with similar contact relationships, and use these roles to determine routing decisions. By using pre-existing social… CONTINUE READING
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