Simulations of the Impact of Controlled Mobility for Routing Protocols

Date Added: Oct 2009
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This paper addresses mobility control routing in wireless networks. Given a data flow request between a source-destination pair, the problem is to move nodes towards the best placement, such that the performance of the network is improved. The authors' purpose is to find the best nodes selection depending on the minimization of the maximum distance that nodes have to travel to reach their final position. They propose a routing protocol, the Routing Protocol based on Controlled Mobility (RPCM), where the chosen nodes' path minimizes the total traveled distance to reach desirable position. Specifically, controlled mobility is intended as a new design dimension network allows driving nodes to specific best position in order to achieve some common objectives.