Reactive Address Allocation and Duplicate Address Detection Techniques in MANET

A Mobile Ad hoc NETwork (MANET) consists of a set of identical mobile nodes communicating with each other via wireless links. The network's topology may change rapidly and unpredictably. Typically, dynamic configuration in a wired network is accomplished by using the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). In mobile ad hoc networks, however, there is no fixed infrastructure and nodes do not have access to a centralized server to acquire IP addresses. Further, due to node mobility, network partitions and merges are frequent occurrences. Such events create the possibility of duplicate addresses within the network.

Provided by: International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE) Topic: Mobility Date Added: Jul 2012 Format: PDF

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