Multi-hop broadcast from theory to reality: practical design for ad hoc networks

@inproceedings{Fawal2007MultihopBF,
  title={Multi-hop broadcast from theory to reality: practical design for ad hoc networks},
  author={Alaeddine El Fawal and Jean-Yves Le Boudec and Kav{\'e} Salamatian},
  booktitle={Autonomics},
  year={2007}
}
We propose a complete design for a scope limited, multihop broadcast middleware, which is adapted to the variability of the ad-hoc environment and works in unlimited ad-hoc networks such as a crowd in a city, or car passengers in a busy highway system. We address practical problems posed by: the impossibility to set the TTL correctly at all times, the poor performance of multiple access protocols in broadcast mode, flow control when there is no acknowledgment and scheduling of multiple… CONTINUE READING
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