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Priority scheduling for participatory delay tolerant networks

Mashhadi, AJ; Capra, L; (2011) Priority scheduling for participatory delay tolerant networks. In: 2011 IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, WoWMoM 2011 - Digital Proceedings.

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Abstract

Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocols have been investigated as effective ways to distribute content in scenarios where the producers and consumers of content belong to the same geographical area. Common focus of all these approaches has been on maximising network delivery while treating messages as if they were all worth the same to recipients (i.e., messages are forwarded in a first-encountered/first-forwarded fashion). However, because of battery limitations on mobile devices, it is often the case that not all messages can be delivered. In this paper, we propose a new approach for priority-scheduling in participatory DTNs, whereby both message's value to the end-user as well as the likelihood of future encounters are combined to make the forwarding decision. © 2011 IEEE.

Type:Proceedings paper
Title:Priority scheduling for participatory delay tolerant networks
DOI:10.1109/WoWMoM.2011.5986207
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science

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