G-ER: Group-epidemic routing for mobile ad hoc networks with buffer sharing mechanism

Abstract

In this paper we propose a new routing scheme called group-epidemic routing (G-ER), which is specifically designed for group mobility in mobile ad hoc networks. G-ER is based on one proposed delay tolerant routing protocol called epidemic routing (ER). So, it could tolerate the disconnection characteristic among groups in group mobility. By considering each group as a single node, G-ER has made a great improvement to ER, which is shown in the simulation. In addition, we introduce the buffer sharing mechanism inside each group for G-ER. Also, the simulation has demonstrated the effectiveness of the buffer sharing mechanism, especially in a more disconnected scenario for group mobility.

DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2011.5982777

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@article{Xie2011GERGR, title={G-ER: Group-epidemic routing for mobile ad hoc networks with buffer sharing mechanism}, author={Ling Fu Xie and Peter Han Joo Chong and Yong Liang Guan and Boon Chong Ng}, journal={2011 7th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference}, year={2011}, pages={2237-2242} }