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Routing with Guaranteed Delivery in ad hoc Wireless Networks
 WIRELESS NETWORKS
, 2001
"... We consider routing problems in ad hoc wireless networks modeled as unit graphs in which nodes are points in the plane and two nodes can communicate if the distance between them is less than some fixed unit. We describe the first distributed algorithms for routing that do not require duplication of ..."
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We consider routing problems in ad hoc wireless networks modeled as unit graphs in which nodes are points in the plane and two nodes can communicate if the distance between them is less than some fixed unit. We describe the first distributed algorithms for routing that do not require duplication of packets or memory at the nodes and yet guarantee that a packet is delivered to its destination. These algorithms can be extended to yield algorithms for broadcasting and geocasting that do not require packet duplication. A byproduct of our results is a simple distributed protocol for extracting a planar subgraph of a unit graph. We also present simulation results on the performance of our algorithms.
A Survey on PositionBased Routing in Mobile AdHoc Networks
 IEEE Network
, 2001
"... We present an overview of adhoc routing protocols that make forwarding decisions based on the geographical position of a packet's destination. Other than the destination 's position, each node needs to know only its own position and the position of its onehop neighbors in order to forward packets. ..."
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We present an overview of adhoc routing protocols that make forwarding decisions based on the geographical position of a packet's destination. Other than the destination 's position, each node needs to know only its own position and the position of its onehop neighbors in order to forward packets. Since it is not necessary to maintain explicit routes, positionbased routing does scale well even if the network is highly dynamic. This is a major advantage in a mobile adhoc network where the topology may change frequently. The main prerequisite for positionbased routing is that a sender can obtain the current position of the destination. Therefore, recently proposed location services are discussed in addition to positionbased packet forwarding strategies. We provide a qualitative comparison of the approaches in both areas and investigate opportunities for future research.
Geometric AdHoc Routing: Of Theory and Practice
, 2003
"... All too often a seemingly insurmountable divide between theory and practice can be witnessed. In this paper we try to contribute to narrowing this gap in the field of adhoc routing. In particular we consider two aspects: We propose a new geometric routing algorithm which is outstandingly e#cient on ..."
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All too often a seemingly insurmountable divide between theory and practice can be witnessed. In this paper we try to contribute to narrowing this gap in the field of adhoc routing. In particular we consider two aspects: We propose a new geometric routing algorithm which is outstandingly e#cient on practical averagecase networks, however is also in theory asymptotically worstcase optimal. On the other hand we are able to drop the formerly necessary assumption that the distance between network nodes may not fall below a constant value, an assumption that cannot be maintained for practical networks. Abandoning this assumption we identify from a theoretical point of view two fundamentamentally di#erent classes of cost metrics for routing in adhoc networks.
PowerAware Localized Routing in Wireless Networks
, 2000
"... Recently, a cost aware metric for wireless networks based on remaining battery power at nodes was proposed for shortestcost routing algorithms, assuming constant transmission power. Power aware metrics where transmission power depends on distance between nodes, and corresponding shortestpower algo ..."
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Recently, a cost aware metric for wireless networks based on remaining battery power at nodes was proposed for shortestcost routing algorithms, assuming constant transmission power. Power aware metrics where transmission power depends on distance between nodes, and corresponding shortestpower algorithms were also recently proposed. We define a new powercost metric based on the combination of both node's lifetime and distance based power metrics. We investigate some properties of power adjusted transmissions, and show that, if additional nodes can be placed at desired locations between two nodes at distance d, the transmission power can be made linear in d as opposed to d a dependence for a2. This provides basis for power, cost, and powercost localized routing algorithms, where nodes make routing decisions solely on the basis of location of their neighbors and destination. Power aware routing algorithm attempts to minimize the total power needed to route a message between a source...
WorstCase Optimal and AverageCase Efficient Geometric AdHoc Routing
, 2003
"... In this paper we present GOAFR, a new geometric adhoc routing algorithm combining greedy and face routing. We evaluate this algorithm by both rigorous analysis and comprehensive simulation. GOAFR is the first adhoc algorithm to be both asymptotically optimal and averagecase e#cient. For our simul ..."
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In this paper we present GOAFR, a new geometric adhoc routing algorithm combining greedy and face routing. We evaluate this algorithm by both rigorous analysis and comprehensive simulation. GOAFR is the first adhoc algorithm to be both asymptotically optimal and averagecase e#cient. For our simulations we identify a network density range critical for any routing algorithm. We study a dozen of routing algorithms and show that GOAFR outperforms other prominent algorithms, such as GPSR or AFR.
Applicationlayer multicast with Delaunay triangulations
 IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS
, 2002
"... Applicationlayer multicast supports group applications without the need for a networklayer multicast protocol. Here, applications arrange themselves in a logical overlay network and transfer data within the overlay. In this paper, we present an applicationlayer multicast solution that uses a Del ..."
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Applicationlayer multicast supports group applications without the need for a networklayer multicast protocol. Here, applications arrange themselves in a logical overlay network and transfer data within the overlay. In this paper, we present an applicationlayer multicast solution that uses a Delaunay triangulation as an overlay network topology. An advantage of using a Delaunay triangulation is that it allows each application to locally derive nexthop routing information without requiring a routing protocol in the overlay. A disadvantage of using a Delaunay triangulation is that the mapping of the overlay to the network topology at the network and data link layer may be suboptimal. We present a protocol, called Delaunay triangulation (DT protocol), which constructs Delaunay triangulation overlay networks. We present measurement experiments of the DT protocol for overlay networks with up to 10 000 members, that are running on a local PC cluster with 100 Linux PCs. The results show that the protocol stabilizes quickly, e.g., an overlay network with 10 000 nodes can be built in just over 30 s. The traffic measurements indicate that the average overhead of a node is only a few kilobits per second if the overlay network is in a steady state. Results of throughput experiments of multicast transmissions (using TCP unicast connections between neighbors in the overlay network) show an achievable throughput of approximately 15 Mb/s in an overlay with 100 nodes and 2 Mb/s in an overlay with 1000 nodes.
Minimum energy mobile wireless networks revisited
 In IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC
, 2001
"... Energy conservation is a critical issue in designing wireless ad hoc networks, as the nodes are powered by batteries only. Given a set of wireless network nodes, the directed weighted transmission graph Gt has an edge uv if and only if node v is in the transmission range of node u and the weight of ..."
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Energy conservation is a critical issue in designing wireless ad hoc networks, as the nodes are powered by batteries only. Given a set of wireless network nodes, the directed weighted transmission graph Gt has an edge uv if and only if node v is in the transmission range of node u and the weight of uv is typically defined as II,,vll + c for a constant 2 <_ t ~ < 5 and c> O. The minimum power topology Gm is the smallest subgraph of Gt that contains the shortest paths between all pairs of nodes, i.e., the union of all shortest paths. In this paper, we described a distributed positionbased networking protocol to construct an enclosure graph G~, which is an approximation of Gin. The time complexity of each node u is O(min(dG ~ (u)dG ~ (u), dG ~ (u) log dG ~ (u))), where dc(u) is the degree of node u in a graph G. The space required at each node to compute the minimum power topology is O(dG ~ (u)). This improves the previous result that computes Gm in O(dG, (u) a) time using O(dGt(U) 2) spaces. We also show that the average degree dG,(u) is usually a constant, which is at most 6. Our result is first developed for stationary network and then extended to mobile networks. I.
Distributed Construction of a Planar Spanner and Routing for Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
, 2002
"... Several localized routing protocols [1] guarantee the delivery of the packets when the underlying network topology is the Delaunay triangulation of all wireless nodes. However, it is expensive to construct the Delaunay triangulation in a distributed manner. Given a set of wireless nodes, we more acc ..."
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Several localized routing protocols [1] guarantee the delivery of the packets when the underlying network topology is the Delaunay triangulation of all wireless nodes. However, it is expensive to construct the Delaunay triangulation in a distributed manner. Given a set of wireless nodes, we more accurately model the network as a unitdisk graph UDG , in which a link in between two nodes exist only if the distance in between them is at most the maximum transmission range.
Online Routing in Triangulations
 IN PROC. OF THE 10 TH ANNUAL INT. SYMP. ON ALGORITHMS AND COMPUTATION ISAAC
, 1999
"... We consider online routing strategies for routing between the vertices of embedded planar straight line graphs. Our results include (1) two deterministic memoryless routing strategies, one that works for all Delaunay triangulations and the other that works for all regular triangulations, (2) a ..."
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We consider online routing strategies for routing between the vertices of embedded planar straight line graphs. Our results include (1) two deterministic memoryless routing strategies, one that works for all Delaunay triangulations and the other that works for all regular triangulations, (2) a randomized memoryless strategy that works for all triangulations, (3) an O(1) memory strategy that works for all convex subdivisions, (4) an O(1) memory strategy that approximates the shortest path in Delaunay triangulations, and (5) theoretical and experimental results on the competitiveness of these strategies.
AdHoc Networks Beyond Unit Disk Graphs
, 2003
"... In this paper we study a model for adhoc networks close enough to reality as to represent existing networks, being at the same time concise enough to promote strong theoretical results. The Quasi Unit Disk Graph model contains all edges shorter than a parameter d between 0 and 1 and no edges longer ..."
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In this paper we study a model for adhoc networks close enough to reality as to represent existing networks, being at the same time concise enough to promote strong theoretical results. The Quasi Unit Disk Graph model contains all edges shorter than a parameter d between 0 and 1 and no edges longer than 1. We show that  in comparison to the cost known on Unit Disk Graphs  the complexity results in this model contain the additional factor 1/d². We prove that in Quasi Unit Disk Graphs flooding is an asymptotically messageoptimal routing technique, provide a geometric routing algorithm being more efficient above all in dense networks, and show that classic geometric routing is possible with the same performance guarantees as for Unit Disk Graphs if d 1/ # 2.