Ad hoc wireless networks are growing in popularity and usefulness, however they rely on broadcasting as a fundamental process for routing. Improvements to broadcasting have made ad hoc networks more feasible, but sometimes benefit only specific situations. Delayed intelligence (DI) is proposed as a new load balancing approach where small delays are introduced to allow distributed responsibility delegation. Preliminary results show delayed intelligence, when applied in existing broadcasting methods such as passive clustering, can be used to improve the energy disparity and therefore extend ad hoc network lifetime.
M. R. Gosnell et al., "Energy Balanced Broadcasting Through Delayed Intelligence," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing - Volume II, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), May 2005.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITCC.2005.144
International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing - Volume II
Keywords and Phrases
Load Balancing; On-Demand Routing; Ad hoc networks (Computer networks); Energy conservation; Wireless communication systems
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