2-3 Performance evaluation of wireless ad hoc network for disaster communication

Koichi Gyoda, Hoang Nam Nguyen, Yasushi Hada, Kazunori Okada, Osamu Takizawa

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Abstract

The wireless ad hoc network is expected to be used as an alternative of the existing mobile communication network to make users communicate when a large-scale disaster occurs. It is also expected to be deployed to search robot rescue system in a closed space of disaster struck area. In this paper, we propose two communication models by use of wireless ad hoc network. One is a real city communication model considering the disaster occurs. The other is a search robot communication model in the closed spaces. We analyze and evaluate the communication performance of these two network models by using the network simulator.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-129
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Volume58
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Mar

Keywords

  • Ad hoc network
  • Emergency communication
  • Network model
  • Simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Media Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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