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Opportunistic routing in intermittently connected wireless mobile social networks

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dc.contributor.author Khosravi, Arian
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-07T20:57:11Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-07T20:57:11Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 en_US
dc.date.issued 2012-05-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/3983
dc.description.abstract Consumer electronics such as cellular phones and portable computers with short-range communication capabilities have enabled the large-scale information dissemination through user mobility and contact, without the assistance of communication infrastructures. In such a new communication paradigm, one challenge is to determine when and how to forward a message to the destination, possibly through a series of third parties. This problem has attracted a lot of attention in the literature lately, with proposals ranging from epidemic to single or multi-copy spray and wait or focus strategies. However most existing work assumed independent or identically distributed mobility. Observing most human mobility and interaction are interest-driven in the real world, in this research, we evaluate the performance of these schemes with an interest-driven mobility model. We further propose to take the user interest into account when determining routing strategies to further improve the performance of these schemes for mobile social networks. Simulation results have demonstrated the efficacy of the interest-aware routing strategies. en_US
dc.language English eng
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Mobile Social Networks en_US
dc.subject Delay Tolerant Networks en_US
dc.subject Opportunistic Routing en_US
dc.title Opportunistic routing in intermittently connected wireless mobile social networks en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor Pan, Jianping
dc.degree.department Dept. of Computer Science en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Science M.Sc. en_US
dc.rights.temp Available to the World Wide Web en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation A. Khosravi and J. Pan, “Exploring Personal Interest in Intermittently Connected Wireless Mobile Social Networks,” in 2011 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), pp. 503–508, IEEE, Jan. 2011. en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en_US


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