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Opportunistic and Delay Tolerant Networks

  1. Opportunistic networking represents a promising paradigm for support of communications, specifically in infrastructureless scenarios such as remote areas communications. In principle in opportunistic environme...

    Authors: MarcelC Castro, Laura Galluccio, Andreas Kassler and Corrado Rametta
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:892038
  2. We focus on mobile P2P multicast, in which mobile end nodes not only act as receivers but also relay the received stream forward to others. In mobile P2P multicast, negative effects caused by the change of ava...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Kubo, Ryoichi Shinkuma and Tatsuro Takahashi
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:389058
  3. In opportunistic networks, the availability of an end-to-end path is no longer required. Instead opportunistic networks may take advantage of temporary connectivity opportunities. Opportunistic networks presen...

    Authors: Tanguy PĂ©rennou, Anna Brunstrom, Tomas Hall, Johan Garcia and Per Hurtig
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:347107
  4. Opportunistic networking aims at exploiting sporadic radio links to improve the connectivity of multihop networks and to foster data transmissions. The broadcast nature of wireless channels is an important fea...

    Authors: Ruifeng Zhang, Jean-Marie Gorce, Olivier Berder and Olivier Sentieys
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:265083
  5. With limited coverage of wireless networks and frequent roaming of mobile users, providing a seamless communication service poses a technical challenge. In our previous research, we presented a supernode syste...

    Authors: Hany Samuel, Weihua Zhuang and Bruno Preiss
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:402989
  6. We present CARNIVORE, a system for in situ, unobtrusive monitoring of cryptic, difficult-to-catch/observe wildlife in their natural habitat. CARNIVORE is a network of mobile and static nodes with sensing, proc...

    Authors: Matthew Rutishauser, Vladislav Petkov, Jay Boice, Katia Obraczka, Patrick Mantey, Terrie M. Williams and Christopher C. Wilmers
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:968046
  7. The problem of choosing the best forwarders in Delay-Tolerant Networks (DTNs) is crucial for minimizing the delay in packet delivery and for keeping the amount of generated traffic under control. In this paper...

    Authors: Flavio Fabbri and Roberto Verdone
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:251408
  8. Delay/disruption tolerant networking (DTN) technology is considered a new solution to highly stressed communications in space environments. To date, little work has been done in evaluating the effectiveness an...

    Authors: Ruhai Wang, Xuan Wu, Qinyu Zhang, Tarik Taleb, Zhensheng Zhang and Jia Hou
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:720671
  9. This paper presents a stochastic modeling framework for store-and-forward packet routing in Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN) with postural partitioning. A prototype WBANs has been constructed for experimentally...

    Authors: Muhannad Quwaider, Mahmoud Taghizadeh and Subir Biswas
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:280324
  10. Opportunistic wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have recently been proposed as solutions for many remote monitoring problems. Many such problems, including environmental monitoring, involve large deployment scen...

    Authors: Jorge M. Soares, Mirko Franceschinis, Rui M. Rocha, Wansheng Zhang and Maurizio A. Spirito
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2011:401802