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Low-Load Survivable Routing Protocol for LEO Satellite Networks

  • Lu Yong
  • Zhao Youjian
  • Sun Fuchun
  • Li Hongbo
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Abstract

In this paper, we put forward the methods of footprint shift and separation for the virtual topology model of LEO satellite networks, which can reduce the effects of the Polar Regions and cross-seam inter-satellite-links (ISLs) on the virtual topology and improve the utilization of ISLs. Furthermore, a low-load survivable routing protocol called Virtual Snapshot Routing Protocol is proposed for LEO satellite networks. The proposed protocol not only reduces the routing computation and storage overheads, but also provides good routing survivability under random satellite failure. The experimental results confirm our conclusions.

Keywords

Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Satellite network Footprint Virtual snapshot Survivability 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No: 61233007, 61373144, 61473161), National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) (Grant No: 2013CB329105, 2012CB821206). The General Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No: 61472210, 61472214). The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) (Grant No: 2013AA013302). Tsinghua University Initiative Scientific Research Program (Grant No: 20131089295).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Air Force Airborne AcademyGuilinChina
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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