Practical DHT-Based Location Service for Wireless Mesh Networks

Abstract : Mobility management in Wireless Mesh Networks (WMN) is a hot topic still lacking a final, widely accepted, and deployed solution. The major drawbacks of existing proposals is the fact that they rely on some sort of flooding-based technique and very often they need support from end-users’ devices. Flooding in wireless environments leads to increased latency and broadcast storm problems, thus providing low performances. In this paper, we argue that a DHT-based approach can overcome such limitations and provide an effective solution to the mobility management problem. A preliminary evaluation of our DHT-based scheme on a real WMN test-bed shows encouraging results when compared to previous solutions.
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Mehdi Bezahaf, Luigi Iannone, Marcelo Dias de Amorim, Serge Fdida. Practical DHT-Based Location Service for Wireless Mesh Networks. The 5th international student workshop on Emerging networking experiments and technologies, Dec 2009, Rome, Italy. pp.47-48, ⟨10.1145/1658997.1659023⟩. ⟨hal-01294502⟩

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