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Future Internet 2014, 6(1), 171-189; doi:10.3390/fi6010171
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Mobility Tolerant Firework Routing for Improving Reachability in MANETs

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Received: 8 January 2014; in revised form: 25 February 2014 / Accepted: 28 February 2014 / Published: 24 March 2014
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Abstract: In this paper, we investigate our mobility-assisted and adaptive broadcast routing mechanism, called Mobility Tolerant Firework Routing (MTFR), which utilizes the concept of potentials for routing and improves node reachability, especially in situations with high mobility, by including a broadcast mechanism. We perform detailed evaluations by simulations in a mobile environment and demonstrate the advantages of MTFR over conventional potential-based routing. In particular, we show that MTFR produces better reachability in many aspects at the expense of a small additional transmission delay and intermediate traffic overhead, making MTFR a promising routing protocol and feasible for future mobile Internet infrastructures.
Keywords: MANET; firework routing; potential based routing; future Internet; wireless connectivity MANET; firework routing; potential based routing; future Internet; wireless connectivity
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Motoyoshi, G.; Leibnitz, K.; Murata, M. Mobility Tolerant Firework Routing for Improving Reachability in MANETs. Future Internet 2014, 6, 171-189.

AMA Style

Motoyoshi G, Leibnitz K, Murata M. Mobility Tolerant Firework Routing for Improving Reachability in MANETs. Future Internet. 2014; 6(1):171-189.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Motoyoshi, Gen; Leibnitz, Kenji; Murata, Masayuki. 2014. "Mobility Tolerant Firework Routing for Improving Reachability in MANETs." Future Internet 6, no. 1: 171-189.


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