Neighbour traffic-aware load balancing method in ad hoc networks

Ryo Yamamoto, Takumi Miyoshi, Yoshiaki Tanaka

研究成果: Conference contribution

2 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

Load balancing in ad hoc networks is more challenging issue than that in wired networks because the nature of decentralized network management and terminal mobility makes it difficult to realize appropriate controls for the whole network. Although some traffic-based load balancing methods that work with rerouting mechanisms have been proposed, they are, due to the overhead for rerouting, hard to adapt the environment where the traffic or the topology changes in a short period. Furthermore, the conventional methods cannot always find appropriate routes since they only give attention to the current transmission route. This paper proposes a load balancing method based on adaptive transmission rate control using neighbouring terminals' status. The proposed method does not adopt a rerouting mechanism but introduce a rate control so that we do not have to consider the overhead for rerouting. Computer simulation showed that, depending on terminals' status, our method achieves more effective load balancing, as well as better throughput, than the conventional rerouting-based methods.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings of the 2012 4th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems, INCoS 2012
ページ193-197
ページ数5
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2012 12 12
イベント2012 4th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems, INCoS 2012 - Bucharest, Romania
継続期間: 2012 9 192012 9 21

出版物シリーズ

名前Proceedings of the 2012 4th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems, INCoS 2012

Conference

Conference2012 4th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems, INCoS 2012
国/地域Romania
CityBucharest
Period12/9/1912/9/21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 人工知能
  • コンピュータ ネットワークおよび通信

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