Opportunistic networks allow mobile users to share information without any network infrastructure.This book is suitable for both undergraduates and postgraduates as it discusses various aspects of opportunistic networking including, foundations of ad hoc network; taxonomy of mobility models, etc.
Table of Contents
1 Foundations of Opportunistic Networks
Musaeed Abouaroek and Khaleel Ahmad
2 Opportunistic Resource Utilization Networks and Related Technologies
Mai A. Alduailij and Leszek T. Lilien
3 Buffer Management in Delay-Tolerant Networks
4 Taxonomy of Mobility Models
5 Taxonomy of Routing Protocols for Opportunistic Networks
Khaleel Ahmad, Muneera Fathima, and Khairol Amali bin Ahmad
6 Congestion-Aware Adaptive Routing for Opportunistic Networks
Thabotharan Kathiravelu and Nalin Ranasinghe
7 Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
8 Energy Management in OppNets
Itu Snigdh and K. Sridhar Patnaik
9 Network Coding Schemes
10 Taxonomy of Security Attacks in Opportunistic Networks
Gabriel de Biasi and Luiz F. M. Vieira
11 Pervasive Trust Foundation for Security and Privacy in Opportunistic Resource Utilization Networks
Ahmed Al-Gburi, Abduljaleel Al-Hasnawi, Raed Mahdi Salih, and Leszek T. Lilien
12 Future Networks Inspired by Opportunistic Networks
Anshul Verma, Mahatim Singh, K. K. Pattanaik, and B. K. Singh
13 Time and Data-Driven Triggering to Emulate Cross-Layer Feedback in Opportunistic Networks
14 Applications of DTN
Rahul Johari, Prachi Garg, Riya Bhatia, Kalpana Gupta, and Afreen Fatimah
15 Performance Evaluation of Social-Aware Routing Protocols in an Opportunistic Network
Makshudur Rahman and Md. Sharif Hossen
16 Hands-On ONE Simulator: Opportunistic Network Environment
Anshuman Chhabra, Vidushi Vashishth, and Deepak Kumar Sharma
Ganesh Chandra Deka: Ganesh Chandra Deka is the Deputy Director(Training)in Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (formerly DGE&T, Ministry of Labor & Employment), Government of India. He is a member of the IEEE and IETE, an associate member of the Institution of Engineers (India), and the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Computing, Communications, and Networking. His research interests include information and communications technology (ICT) in rural development, e-governance, cloud computing, data mining, NoSQL databases, and vocational education and training. He has edited three books on cloud computing and published more than 40 research papers. He earned a PhD in computer science from Ballsbridge University.
Dr. Khaleel Ahmad is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science & Information Technology at Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad. Prior to this he has worked at prestigious universities and institutions of national repute. He holds a PhD in Computer Science & Engineering and M.Tech in Information Security. His research area is Opportunistic Network, Cyber Security, Cryptography, Cloud Computing. He has over 30 published papers in refereed National/International Journals & Conferences (viz. Elsevier, ACM, IEEE, and Springer), 10 book chapters (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, IGI Global, IGNOU New Delhi).
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nur Izura Udzir is an academic staff at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) since 1998. She received her Bachelor of Computer Science (1995) and Master of Science (1998) from UPM, and her PhD in Computer Science from the University of York, UK (2006). Her areas of specialization are access control, intrusion detection systems, secure operating systems, coordination models and languages, and distributed systems. She is currently the Head of Department of Computer Science and a member of the Information Security Group (which she led in 2008-2013) at the faculty.