On Choosing an Appropriate Path Repair Design for Vehicle-Formed Mobile Ad Hoc Networks on Highways
Conference: PIMRC 2005 - 16th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
09/11/2005 - 09/14/2005 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: PIMRC 2005
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Wang, S. Y. (Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan)
An information network built on top of vehicles using IVC (inter-vehicle communications) is a type of mobile ad hoc networks (MANET). In the past, many unicast routing protocols for MANET have been proposed. In these protocols, when a routing path breaks, they either locally or globally repair it. Because the topology of an IVC network changes very rapidly on the roads, an established routing path in such a network also breaks very frequently. Finding an appropriate path-repair design for IVC networks is therefore important. This paper compares the performances of a local and a global path-repair designs in an IVC network.