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Ad Hoc Networks: Cross-Layer Issues

  1. Research Article

    Energy-Aware Routing Protocol for Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks

    Wireless ad hoc sensor networks differ from wireless ad hoc networks from the following perspectives: low energy, lightweight routing protocols, and adaptive communication patterns. This paper proposes an ener...

    Raminder P Mann, Kamesh R Namuduri and Ravi Pendse

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:501875

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  2. Research Article

    Cross-Layer Design of an Energy-Efficient Cluster Formation Algorithm with Carrier-Sensing Multiple Access for Wireless Sensor Networks

    A new energy-efficient scheme for data transmission in a wireless sensor network (WSN) is proposed, having in mind a typical application including a sink, which periodically triggers the WSN, and nodes uniform...

    Chiara Buratti, Andrea Giorgetti and Roberto Verdone

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:356480

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  3. Research Article

    A Survey of Application Distribution in Wireless Sensor Networks

    Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are deployed to an area of interest to sense phenomena, process sensed data, and take actions accordingly. Due to the limited WSN node resources, distributed processing is requi...

    Mauri Kuorilehto, Marko Hännikäinen and Timo D Hämäläinen

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:859712

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  4. Research Article

    Traffic-Dependent and Energy-Based Time Delay Routing Algorithms for Improving Energy Efficiency in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

    Reducing power consumption and increasing battery life of nodes in an ad hoc network requires an integrated power control and routing strategy. The power control is achieved by new route selection mechanisms f...

    K Murugan and S Shanmugavel

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:362583

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  5. Research Article

    Authentication Based on Multilayer Clustering in Ad Hoc Networks

    In this paper, we describe a secure cluster-routing protocol based on a multilayer scheme in ad hoc networks. This work provides scalable, threshold authentication scheme in ad hoc networks. We present detaile...

    Keun-Ho Lee, Sang-Bum Han, Heyi-Sook Suh, Sang Keun Lee and Chong-Sun Hwang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:289767

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  6. Research Article

    Editorial

    Sergio Palazzo, Leandros Tassiulas and Lang Tong

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:724949

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  7. Research Article

    Optimizing Transmission and Shutdown for Energy-Efficient Real-time Packet Scheduling in Clustered Ad Hoc Networks

    Energy efficiency is imperative to enable the deployment of ad hoc networks. Conventional power management focuses independently on the physical or MAC layer and approaches differ depending on the abstraction ...

    Sofie Pollin, Bruno Bougard, Rahul Mangharam, Francky Catthoor, Ingrid Moerman, Ragunathan Rajkumar and Liesbet Van der Perre

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:617271

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  8. Research Article

    Adaptive QoS Routing by Cross-Layer Cooperation in Ad Hoc Networks

    QoS provisioning is a complex and challenging issue in mobile ad hoc networks, especially when there are multiple QoS constraints. In this paper, we propose an adaptive QoS routing scheme supported by cross-la...

    Hongxia Sun and Herman D Hughes

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:953749

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  9. Research Article

    An Evaluation of Media-Oriented Rate Selection Algorithm for Multimedia Transmission in MANETs

    We focus on the optimization of real-time multimedia transmission over 802.11-based ad hoc networks. In particular, we propose a simple and efficient cross-layer mechanism that considers both the channel condi...

    Mohammad Hossein Manshaei, Thierry Turletti and Thomas Guionnet

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:375340

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  10. Research Article

    Automatic Decentralized Clustering for Wireless Sensor Networks

    We propose a decentralized algorithm for organizing an ad hoc sensor network into clusters. Each sensor uses a random waiting timer and local criteria to determine whether to form a new cluster or to join a cu...

    Chih-Yu Wen and William A Sethares

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:248089

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  11. Research Article

    A Cross-Layer Route Discovery Framework for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

    Most reactive routing protocols in MANETs employ a random delay between rebroadcasting route requests (RREQ) in order to avoid "broadcast storms." However this can lead to problems such as "next hop racing" an...

    Bosheng Zhou, Alan Marshall, Jieyi Wu, Tsung-Han Lee and Jiakang Liu

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:165378

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  12. Research Article

    Position-Based Relaying with Hybrid-ARQ for Efficient Ad Hoc Networking

    This paper presents and analyzes an integrated, cross-layer protocol for wireless ad hoc networking that utilizes position location (e.g., through an onboard GPS receiver) and jointly performs the operations o...

    Bin Zhao and Matthew C Valenti

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:734983

    Published on: 12 December 2005

  13. Research Article

    Dynamic Resource Reservation and Connectivity Tracking to Support Real-Time Communication among Mobile Units

    Wireless communication technology is spreading quickly in almost all the information technology areas as a consequence of a gradual enhancement in quality and security of the communication, together with a dec...

    Tullio Facchinetti, Giorgio Buttazzo and Luis Almeida

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2005 2005:825018

    Published on: 12 December 2005