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Delay Tolerant Networks

Protocols and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Yan Zhang, Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos

CRC Press

362 pages

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Description

A class of Delay Tolerant Networks (DTN), which may violate one or more of the assumptions regarding the overall performance characteristics of the underlying links in order to achieve smooth operation, is rapidly growing in importance but may not be well served by the current end-to-end TCP/IP model. Delay Tolerant Networks: Protocols and Applicat

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction. Section 2: Architectures and Protocols. Routing, broadcast, multicast. Self-x properties, i.e. self-organization, self-management, self-healing and self-protection. Economic approaches and social model. Learning techniques. Design, analysis and simulation. Network coding. P2p. Mobility. Robustness and stability. Security, immunity and resilience. Auto-configuration, authentication and trust management. Section 3: Enabling Technologies and Applications. Bio-computing inspired approaches. Generic network-level service composition at run-time. Context Transparency and Awareness. Sensor networks-based DTN. Ambient, invisible, implicit, and adaptive computing. Context-aware computing and location-based services and applications. Testbed, prototype and experiment. Challenges, visions and roadmap.

About the Editors

Dr. Athanasios Vasilakos is with the University of Western Macedonia, Greece.

Dr. Yan Zhang is with the Simula Research Laboratory, Norway.

Dr. Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos is with ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC041000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications
TEC061000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications