Multicast Scaling Properties in Massively Dense Ad Hoc Networks

@article{Jacquet2005MulticastSP,
  title={Multicast Scaling Properties in Massively Dense Ad Hoc Networks},
  author={Philippe Jacquet and Georgios Rodolakis},
  journal={11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'05)},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={93-99}
}
We study the benefits of multicast routing in the performance of mobile ad hoc networks. In particular we show that if a node wishes to communicate with n distinct destinations, multicast can reduce the overall network load by a factor O (radicn), when used instead of unicast. One of the implications of this scaling property consists in a significant increase of the total capacity of the network for data delivery. We discuss how these results can be taken into consideration in the operation of… CONTINUE READING
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