A Simulation Study on the Strong Neighborhood-Based Stable Connected Dominating Sets for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Provided by: Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center Topic: Mobility Date Added: Jul 2012 Format: PDF
The authors present a detailed simulation based performance study of their recently proposed Strong-Neighborhood based Connected Dominating Sets (SN-CDS) for Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs). They compare the performance of SN-CDS with that of the well-known Minimum Connected Dominating Sets (MCDS) and the ID-based Connected Dominating Sets (ID-CDS) for MANETs. They show that by computing the SN-CDS involving links that are only within 90% of the maximum transmission range of the nodes, they are able to significantly improve the stability of the CDS (as large as 250%), compared to the MCDS strategy of choosing the minimum number of nodes to cover the entire network.

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