Ensuring Availability of Wireless Mesh Networks for Crisis Management

  • Vasily Desnitsky
  • Igor KotenkoEmail author
  • Nikolay Rudavin
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 798)


The paper is aimed at solving a problem of providing availability in wireless mesh networks for crisis management. It offers the concept of a system providing the availability by scanning the network and using drones to deliver emergency wireless communication modules to restore the network connectivity. The authors also offer a model of a crisis management network to assess availability of network nodes. A software prototype implementing a fragment of the crisis management network and a mechanism for ensuring its availability has been developed. The prototype is used to analyze security of the network and to perform experiments.



This work was partially supported by grants of RFBR (projects No. 16-29-09482, 18-07-01488), by the budget (the project No. AAAA-A16-116033110102-5), by Government of Russian Federation (Grant 08-08), and Grant of President of Russia No. MK-5848.2018.9.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vasily Desnitsky
    • 1
    • 2
  • Igor Kotenko
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Nikolay Rudavin
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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