Energy efficient and fault-tolerant broadcast protocol in wireless ad-hoc networks

Kenji Miyao, Nirwan Ansari, Hidehisa Nakayama, Yoshiaki Nemoto, Nei Kato

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Abstract

To achieve efficient broadcasting with low interference and low energy consumption, each node optimizes its transmission power. In a tree-based topology, the message of node u can be overheard by nodes which are in the region of transmission radius of node u but not in a logical neighborhood of u. Therefore, some protocols have been proposed to reduce energy consumption by using overhearing. Since using the minimum energy to reach its neighboring nodes weakens the network connectivity, fault-tolerant topologies have been proposed. However, there is no broadcast protocol which takes into account of the reliability of transmissions. We propose a fault-tolerant broadcast protocol which uses overhearing to reduce energy consumption, while maintaining reliability of its transmissions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Network Infrastructure and Digital Content, IEEE IC-NIDC2009
Pages31-35
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
Event2009 IEEE International Conference on Network Infrastructure and Digital Content, IEEE IC-NIDC2009 - Beijing, China
Duration: Nov 6 2009Nov 8 2009

Publication series

NameProceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Network Infrastructure and Digital Content, IEEE IC-NIDC2009

Other

Other2009 IEEE International Conference on Network Infrastructure and Digital Content, IEEE IC-NIDC2009
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period11/6/0911/8/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Keywords

  • Ad-hoc networks
  • Broadcast
  • Energy efficiency
  • Fault-tolerance

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