Advances in Ad Hoc Networking

Advances in Ad Hoc Networking

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This volume contains the proceedings of the Seventh Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop (Med-Hoc-Net'2008), celebrated in Palma de Mallorca (llles Balears, Spain) during June 25-27, 2008. This IFIP TC6 Workshop was organized by the Universitat de les Illes Balears in cooperation with the Asociaci6n de Tdcnicos de lnform~tica and sponsored by the following Working Groups: WG6.3 (Performance of Computer Networks) and WG6.8 (Mobile and Wireless Communications). The rapid evolution of the networking industry introduces new exciting challenges that need to be explored by the research community. Aside the adoption of Internet as the global network infrastructure these last years have shown the growing of a set of new network architectures without a rigid and known a priori architecture using wireless techniques, like sensor and ad-hoc networks. These new types of networks are opening the possibility to create a large number of new applications ranging from domestic to nature surveying. These new networks are generating new technical challenges like the capability of auto-reconfiguration in order to give the network an optimal configuration, the energy saving need when the nodes have not a source of energy other than a small battery, new protocols to access the network and to convey the information across the network when its structure is not completely known or should be discovered, new paradigms for keeping the needed information security and privacy in a quite uncontrolled environment, and others.Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, June ... The second bar (label: opt), is the actual measured Ecost in simulations in the ideal model wireless model, with optimal rate selection. The third bar (label: opt a€“ NS2) is the actual measured Ecost in simulations with the simulator NS a€“ 2 (packet size 512, coding vector headers included).

Title:Advances in Ad Hoc Networking
Author:Pedro Cuenca, Carlos Guerrero, Ramon Puigjaner, Bartomeu Serra
Publisher:Springer - 2008-08-29


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