Modelling incentives and protocols for collaboration in mobile ad hoc networks

Ad hoc networks are self-configuring networks of mobile nodes, connected by wireless links. If a destination node is beyond the transmission range of an origin node, then the nodes must cooperate to provide a multi-hop route. Any node can act as a sender, receiver or transit node. It is in a node's interest to be a sender or receiver, but it is less clear… CONTINUE READING