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Mobile Opportunistic Networks: Architectures, Protocols and Applications

Mieso K. Denko



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Auerbach Publishers Inc.
20 May 2011
Computer networking & communications
The widespread availability of mobile devices coupled with recent advancements in networking capabilities make opportunistic networks one of the most promising technologies for next-generation mobile applications. Are you ready to make your mark? Featuring the contributions of prominent researchers from academia and industry, Mobile Opportunistic Networks: Architectures, Protocols and Applications introduces state-of-the-art research findings, technologies, tools, and innovations. From fundamentals to advanced concepts, the book provides the comprehensive technical coverage of this rapidly emerging communications technology you need to make contributions in this area. The first section focuses on modeling, networking architecture, and routing problems. The second section examines opportunistic networking technologies and applications. Presenting the latest in modeling opportunistic network connection structures and pairwise contacts, the text discusses the fundamentals of opportunistic routing. It reviews the most-popular routing protocols and introduces a routing protocol for delivering data with load balancing and reliable transmission capabilities. Details an approach to analyzing user behavior based on realistic data in opportunistic networks Presents analytical approaches for mobility and heterogeneous connections management in mobile opportunistic networks Compares credit-based incentive schemes for mobile wireless ad hoc networks and challenged networks Discusses the combined strengths of cache-based approaches and Infostation-based approaches Addressing key research challenges and open issues, this complete technical guide reports on the latest advancements in the deployment of stationary relay nodes on vehicular opportunistic networks. It also illustrates the use of the service location and planning (SLP) technique for resource utilization with quality of service (QoS) constraints in opportunistic capability utilization networks. The book introduces a novel prediction-based routing protocol, and supplies authoritative coverage of communication architectures, network algorithms and protocols, emerging applications, industrial and professional standards, and experimental studies--including simulation tools and implementation test beds.
Edited by:   Mieso K. Denko
Imprint:   Auerbach Publishers Inc.
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 159mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   658g
ISBN:   9781420088120
ISBN 10:   1420088122
Pages:   290
Publication Date:   20 May 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Routing In Mobile Opportunistic Networks; Libo Song and David F. Kotz Routing Protocol Direct Delivery Protocol Epidemic Routing Protocol Random Routing PRoPHET Protocol Link-State Protocol Timely Contact Probability Our Routing Protocol Receiver Decision Sender Decision Multinode Relay Evaluation Results Mobility Traces Simulator Message Generation Metrics Results State of the Art in Modeling Opportunistic Networks; Thabotharan Kathiravelu and Arnold Pears Trace Collection and Analysis Modeling Contacts Mobility Models New Generation Models Simulation Tools for Modeling and Analysis A Connectivity Model Application of the Connectivity Model and a Content Distribution Scenario-Based Study Related Work in Connectivity Modeling Open Problems and Challenges Credit-Based Cooperation Enforcement Schemes Tailored to Opportunistic Networks; Isaac Woungang & Mieso K. Denko Opportunistic Networking Paradigm Types of Opportunistic Networks Routing in Opportunistic Networks Motivation for Studying Cooperation Schemes Tailored to Opportunistic Networks Context of Our Study Elementary Cooperation Layered Cooperation Notations and Definitions of Basic Terms Node Misbehaviors Attack Types Cooperation and Transactions Incentive Patterns and Incentive Scheme Characteristics Security and Trust Models Implementation and Performance Payment and Rewarding Models Data Dissemination and Path Identification Strategies Evaluation of Credit-Based Incentive Schemes Secure Incentive Protocol (SeIP) The Secure Multilayer Credit-Based Incentive Scheme (SMART) The Express Protocol Incentive-Compatible Opportunistic Routing (ICOR) Incentive-Aware Routing (IAR) Coupons Fair Incentive Protocol (FIP) E2-SCAN Protocol Conclusions and Future Trends Opportunism in Mobile Ad Hoc Networking; Marcello Caleffi & Luigi Paura Opportunistic Routing Benefits Multiuser Diversity Challenges Opportunistic Protocols Extremely Opportunistic Routing Simple Opportunistic Adaptive Routing MORE MIXIT Multi-Channel Extremely Opportunistic Routing Opportunistic DHT-Based Routing Comparison of the Considered Protocols Future Work Issues Opportunistic Routing for Load-Balancing and Reliable Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks; Min Chen, Wen Ji, Xiaofei Wang, Wei Cai, & Lingxia Liao Related Work RLRR Design Issues Accurate and Up-to-date Energy Information Load Balancing Reliability Loop Freedom Low-Cost Sensor Design The RLRR Protocol The RLRR Mechanism Time Gradient Calculation Solving the Dead-End Problem Loop Freedom in RLRR Performance Metrics Effects of Î TG Comparison of RLRR, EDDD, DD and GEAR with Variable Link Failure Rates Trace-Based Analysis of Mobile User Behaviors for Opportunistic Networks; Wei-Jen Hsu & Ahmed Helmy Background on Opportunistic Networks The TRACE Framework Data Sets Used Trace Collection Methods Derivation of Encounter Events from WLAN Traces Individual User Associations in Wireless LAN Traces Dimensions of Analysis Activeness of the Users Macro-Level Mobility of Users Micro-Level Mobility of Users Repetitive Association Pattern of Users Conclusions for the Individual Behavior Analysis Nodal Encounter Patterns and Their Impact on Opportunistic Networks Dimensions of Analysis Distribution of Encounter Events Encounter-Relationship Graph Capturing User Friendship in WLAN Traces Information Diffusion Using Encounters Ideal Scenarios Selfish Users Removal of Short Encounters Conclusions for the Encounter Analysis Future Research Directions Quality of Service in an Opportunistic Capability Utilization Network; Leszek Lilien, Zill E-Huma Kamal, Ajay Gupta, Isaac Woungang, & Elvira Bonilla Tamez Introduction Oppnet Use Scenarios Classes of Opportunistic Networks and Oppnets Basic Oppnet Operations and Categories of Helpers Quality of Service in Oppnets QoS and Resource Utilization in Oppnets Service Location and Planning Mechanism for Resource Utilization in Oppnets Using SLP Model for Resource Utilization in Oppnets Scenarios Illustrating Use of SLP in Oppnets Related Work on Optimization Problems and Pervasive Computing Related Work on Optimization Problems Related Work on Pervasive Computing Technologies Using Semantic Web to Specify QoS Requirements in Oppnets Basics of the Semantic Web Semantic Web Services and Their Specification Semantic Web Service Specification Semantic QoS Specifications Related Work on the Semantic Web and QoS Semantic Web Services in Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing Semantic Web Services in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Semantic Web Services in Peer-to-Peer and Grid Environments Proposed Semantic QoS Specification Solution for Oppnets The Oppnet SCOW-Q Model Oppnet SCOW-Q for Seed Nodes and Control Center Classification of Helpers According to Their Access, Capability, and QoS Specifications Effective File Transfer in Mobile Opportunistic Networks; Ling-Jyh Chen & Ting-Kai Huang Related Work Mobile Data Transfer Opportunistic Network Routing The Proposed Approach: M-FTP M-FTP Architecture Collaborative Forwarding Algorithm Evaluation Evaluation Scenarios Evaluation I: Service Ratio Evaluation II: With Free Riders Evaluation III: Traffic Overhead Discussion Stationary Relay Nodes Deployment on Vehicular Opportunistic Networks; Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Vasco N. G. J. Soares, & Farid Farahmand Stationary Relay Nodes Research Efforts on Increasing Vehicular Opportunistic Networks Performance with Stationary Relay Nodes Impact of Stationary Relay Nodes on the Performance of Vehicular Opportunistic Networks Scenario I: Urban Connectivity Simulation Settings Results Analysis Scenario II: Rural Connectivity Simulation Settings Results Analysis Connection Enhancement for Mobile Opportunistic Networks; Weihuang Fu, Kuheli Louha, & Dharma P. Agrawal Mobility and Heterogeneous Connections Mobility Models Connection Process Heterogeneous Connections Network Capacity Network Selection Network Discovery Network-Based Network Discovery Terminal-Based Network Discovery Network Selection Algorithms Fuzzy Logic-Based Scheme Multi-Attribute Decision Making Scheme Message Forwarding Single-Copy Forwarding Direct Forwarding Randomized Forwarding Mobility-Based Forwarding Location-Based Forwarding Probability-Based Forwarding Cost-Based Approach Utility-Based Approach Multicopy Forwarding Epidemic Forwarding Utility-Based Forwarding Index

Mieso K. Denko received his MSc degree from the University of Wales, U.K., and his PhD degree from the University of Natal, South Africa, both in Computer Science. He is a founding Director of the Pervasive and Wireless Networking Research Lab in the Department of Computing and Information Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Denko's research interests include wireless networks, mobile and pervasive computing, wireless mesh networks, wireless sensor networks and network security. His research results in these areas have been published international journals, conferences and contributed to books. Dr Denko is a founder/co-founder of a number of ongoing international workshops and symposia. He has served on several international conferences and workshops as general vice-chair, program co-chair/vice-chair, publicity chair and technical program committee member. He has guest co-edited several journal Special Issues in Springer, Wiley, Elsevier and other journals. Most recently he guest co-edited journal special issues in ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET) and IEEE Systems Journal (ISJ). Dr Denko has edited/co-edited multiple books in the areas of pervasive and mobile computing, wireless networks and autonomic networks. Most recently he co-edited two books Wireless Quality of Service: Techniques, Standards, and Applications published by Auerbach Publications, September 2008 and Autonomic Computing and Networking published by Springer in June 2009. He is Associate Editor of international journals including the International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley), the Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (Springer), and Security and Communication Networks Journal (Wiley). Dr Denko is a senior member of the ACM and IEEE, and the Vice Chair of IFIP WG 6.9.

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