Packet-Forwarding Algorithm in DTN Based on the Pheromone of Destination Node
School of Computer, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing 210003, China
School of Software, Henan University, Kaifeng 475000, China
Jiangsu High Technology Research Key Laboratory for Wireless Sensor Networks, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing 210003, China
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Academic Editor: Willy Susilo
Received: 9 July 2016 / Revised: 22 August 2016 / Accepted: 22 August 2016 / Published: 29 August 2016
The pheromone can be used for target tracking and, consequently, for packet forwarding to the destination node in delay-tolerant networking. In this study, an initiative community model is proposed by simulating pheromone production and diffusion, which contains all of the nodes that can receive the core node pheromone. We can set the distance of the edge node to the core to be less than five hops by establishing the appropriate spread coefficient
. Packet forwarding is then converted into the process of tracing the pheromone of the destination node. A set of simulation results shows that the proposed initiative community model can effectively increase the delivery ratio and reduce delay when the community structure is relatively stable.
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Li, T.; Sun, L.; Han, C.; Guo, J. Packet-Forwarding Algorithm in DTN Based on the Pheromone of Destination Node. Information 2016, 7, 51.
Li T, Sun L, Han C, Guo J. Packet-Forwarding Algorithm in DTN Based on the Pheromone of Destination Node. Information. 2016; 7(3):51.
Li, Tiezhu; Sun, Lijuan; Han, Chong; Guo, Jian. 2016. "Packet-Forwarding Algorithm in DTN Based on the Pheromone of Destination Node." Information 7, no. 3: 51.
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