Prospects of Group-Based Communication in Mobile Ad hoc Networks

  • Prafulla Kumar Behera
  • Pramod Kumar Meher
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2571)


This paper describes the possible prospects of a group-based ad hoc network. It presents the formation of a semi-ad hoc network of mobile hosts termed as a mobile users club. Using a DSR like protocol in such a network simplifies routing protocol selection. Communication through a club improves security in the inherently insecure mobile ad hoc network. Also it sustains variation in node population, node density, and node mobility. Apart from this, DS-CDMA technique used for medium access by the club members ensures better utilization of limited battery power and bandwidth.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prafulla Kumar Behera
    • 1
  • Pramod Kumar Meher
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science and ApplicationUtkal UniversityBhubaneswarIndia

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